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Bring Tarantino Movies to Life With a ‘Killer’ Costume Party

Tarantino costumesTarantino is one of the world’s most interesting film directors. Whether you love or hate his movies, it has to be said that they’re unique. His entertaining style has earned him a hell of a lot of fans, and even people that don’t generally love movies full of sex, crime, and violence tend to appreciate them.

Tarantino has made 9 movies, some of which is has starred in himself in a cameo role. Most Tarantino movies are now world famous; they are made up of bizarre twists and turns, ingenious plots, and there’s as much humour as there is shock factor. Tarantino’s iconic characters have inspired many a costume party; they’re colorful, outrageous, and most are memorable. 

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Dressing Up Star Wars Style: May the 4th be With You

 

star wars imageOf all the characters on the world stage, Star Wars characters are up there among the most fun to dress up as. There are just so many iconic characters to choose from, and they liven up any party or event. What’s more, now that the new Hans Solo movie, Solo: A Star Wars Story, is coming out on 25th May this year, Star Wars fanatics are getting excited. They can’t wait to see Hans meeting with his future copilot Chewbacca on an adventure into a dark criminal underworld.  May the forth be with you this Friday.

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What Is Cosplay And Why Should You Do It?

 

what is cosplayThe upcoming Supanova comic con and gaming expo this month got us thinking. Conventions like this would not be what they are if it wasn’t for cosplay. Thanks to cosplay (and a few other factors) they are playgrounds for all walks of life. For a few days people get to reinvent themselves in the most flamboyant and dramatic ways. That’s exploration at its finest!

If you’re looking for a day out with a difference, go along to a cosplay/gaming convention. They’re a novel way of hanging with friends, and if you’ve got any kids you can take along, you’ll probably make their year!  We take a look at what is cosplay and why you should do it, and where you can go in Melbourne for the best cosplay activities this year.

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The Top Ten Marvel Characters To Dress Up As

top ten marvel costumesSince 1939, Marvel has been responsible for creating some of the world’s best-known superheroes. These superheroes appeal to people of all ages; from kids as young as 2 to grown men and women… after all they’ve been wowing us with their antics since childhood. Some of them are still going strong, and are currently wowing the younger generations with their more modern antics! Here’s our top ten Marvel Characters to dress up as for 2018.

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The Best Ways to Celebrate Easter in Magical Melbourne

 

Easter Egg BasketWhat are you going to do this Easter? If you’re in Melbourne, here are the best ways to celebrate Easter. For one thing, Easter egg hunts are just thrilling for kids. Adults can also get a kick out of them, watching and joining in the excitement. An Easter egg hunt is lots of fun to plan… a great little weekend project, for sure.  

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Your Guide to an Awesome Saint Patrick’s Day in Melbourne

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It’s highly unlikely that you haven’t experienced (or at least heard of) Saint Patrick’s Day by now. This patron Saint of Ireland has hero status around the world and his death is observed with huge celebrations every March 17th.

Melbourne would never be one to miss out on this grand opportunity, so the city gets decked out in green and partakes in a hefty number of memorable activities. So what is Saint Patrick’s Day all about… and how can you get involved in Melbourne?

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4 Fun Costume Ideas to Spice Up Your Valentine’s Day

Valentines Day CoupleThe key element here is costume fun, but in new ways. If you’re cozily coupled up, we’ve got ideas for you. If you’re trying to win him or her over, we know what to do. If you’re single… no worries! By the end of the night you may not be, but you’ll have had a blast regardless. Take a look at our fun ideas and see what works best for your Valentine’s Day:

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Pirates of the Yarra: It’s Time to Make Memories You’ll Treasure Forever

 

Pirate costumesPirates of the Yarra.

At some point in your life, you’ve probably dressed up as a pirate, and what fun that is! Pirates are one of the most popular costume characters – their rebellious nature allows us to push the boundaries and have lots of fun mimicking their olde-worlde cries of “Oo aarrr!” and, “Shiver me timbers!”

If you haven’t yet had the pleasure, it’s never too late. Nor does it need to be a one off! There are many famous characters to inspire you to bring out your inner pirate. By no means are all pirates the same, so you can take your pick from a long list of notorious sea thieves.

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5 Australian Music Festivals Not To Miss This Season

Australian festivalSo here it is: 2018. We are fresh into the New Year and the festive parties are still alive and kicking in our memories. Does that mean we need to calm down and throw in the towel? Of course not. A date ain’t nothin’ but a number, and the many music festivals happening in Australia this January confirm this. The first couple of months of this year promise to be extremely eventful on the festival front.

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The Coolest Hot Weather Costumes

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Can you be sizzling hot and ice cool at the same time? ‘Course you can… if you play your cards right. You know how it goes; in Australian summer time it’s all you can do to keep your cool, but sweaty is not the look we’re aiming for while we party. Not if we can help it, anyway.  We want you to have an absolute blast in the hotter of Australia’s temperatures, so our recommendation is that dress-wise, ‘less is more’. Cool off even as things heat up with these fun summer hot weather costumes ideas:

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Best Costumes to Dress Your Kids in this Christmas

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Kids love Christmas, there’s no denying that. With all the fun, music, sparkle and abundance of gifts, it’s hard to imagine how it could get much more fun for them. Actually, it could. Kids love dressing up as much as they love Christmas, so what about a killer combo? Christmas dressing up!

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Everlasting Eras: The Vintage Fashion Appeal

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It’s not just the clothing though… we love a vintage fashion themed party too! Why is it that we hang on so tenaciously to past eras and fashion? Well, nostalgia is a biggie; it’s an inner yearning to experience life as older generations lived it. Fortunately that’s not so difficult.

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