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Creative Costumes is Closing its Doors.. Which Means Exciting Costume Offers!

This post is a little different to the kind we usually put out. We have some news for you, and if you’re a costume lover, it may give you mixed feelings! Here goes: Creative Costumes is finally closing down its doors after 25 years in the fancy dress costume business… and what a 25 years it has been! We can’t tell you how much joy it has brought us to be able to supply our party loving customers with the clothing to make their events as much fun as possible.

How to Costume like a Master

Costume parties have been going for centuries and there is absolutely no way they will be dying out anytime soon. What a shame it would be if they did! After all, costume parties are just one of the many things that keep humans living in the moment, not taking life...

Make Halloween 2019 a Scarefest to Remember

Halloween is always a whole heap of fun, and trick or treating is one of the best bits at Halloween… as is throwing a hell of a Halloween party. Since the goal is to terrorise your neighbourhood to the max, you’re going to want to do this in style. That means going...

Muck Up Day: How to Ring the final Bell in Year 12

  As the end of year 12 looms close, pastures new lay ahead… and they’re full of promise. Exciting times, right? Although it’s never easy to say goodbye to your school days and all the friends you’ve got used to seeing each day, adulthood beckons and it’s...

What’s Hot in Costumes for Halloween 2019?

Halloween seems to come around so quickly sometimes, and before you know it you’ve done all the traditional costumes to death… no pun intended! So then… how can you bring your A-game to your chosen Halloween bash this year? We suggest a little novelty and modern...

Celebrate Oktoberfest Melbourne…Rollicking Good Fun

Melbourne is a city that welcomes Oktoberfest with open arms, and there are so many options for celebrating it. You’ve got everything from outdoor festivals to German beer halls, local brewers and venues with an authentic German atmosphere.  It’s so much fun to...

How To Dress Oktoberfest Guide

When dressing for Oktoberfest it’s important to put some thought behind it in order to look the part and look your best! If you are planning to go to Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany or Melbourne, why don't you dress up in an Oktoberfest “Costume.” You can opt...

6 Foolproof Ideas To Create Your Own Super Hero

One thing is for sure… superheroes never get old, in any sense of the word! From the old-but-gold days of Superman to the modern days of Marvel and the Avengers, superheroes continue to spring up in droves, and their powers just keep on improving! It’s little wonder...

Is Reading Your Secret Power? Best Book Week Costume ideas…

With the many modern distractions and technologies of today, it’s important to keep children’s attention on the valuable traditional methods of learning, exploring the imagination and developing literary skills.  Every year in Australia, the...

How to Maximise the Fun Times in Melbourne this Winter

Here in Melbourne we love the winter. Seasonal changes bring changes in activities and as they say, variety is the spice of life! Melbourne is a city rich in culture and has a list of fun activities so long you would have a hard time trying them all - even as a...

How to be a Truly Memorable Christmas Santa

Christmas wouldn’t be the same without Santa Claus. He’s always been an integral part of the Christmas anticipation for youngsters, and it’s fun to witness their excitement when they get an opportunity to meet him. Dressing up as Santa isn’t difficult, we know that....

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Scariest Halloween Costume Ideas for 2018

Halloween is one of the most entertaining times of the year. It’s a given that people of all ages can dress themselves up as some terrifying ghoul or other, all vying to be the most horrific sight in town. The general consensus is that if we can make someone else jump...

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Top 7 Group Costume Ideas for Muck up day year 12.

The much anticipated year 12 end is almost here, and that can only mean one thing. It’s time to celebrate! School is soon to be a distant memory, but memories should be treasured… and your Muck Up Day celebrations are surely going to leave you with some fond memories....

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Why Celebrate Oktoberfest…Melbourne Oktoberfest Activities

Why Celebrate Oktoberfest…Melbourne Oktoberfest Activities Back in 1810 a tradition was born. It is a tradition that has not only been upheld wholeheartedly to date, but has also been embraced by citizens of countries all around the world. Oktoberfest is one of the...

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How to Dress Oktoberfest in Melbourne

When dressing for Oktoberfest it’s important to put some thought behind it in order to look the part and look your best! If you are planning to go to Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany or Melbourne, why don't you dress up in an Oktoberfest “Costume.” You can opt for some...

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How to Celebrate All Things Book Week Costumes

We don’t really need to tell you that Book Week costumes in Australia are kind of a big deal. Reading is integral to our development. They say that your perception of the world is only as good as your vocabulary, and that seems to be true. At a young age, books spark...

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Celebrate Winter in Melbourne – Costume Style

Winter in Melbourne can be a really fun time. We may not be blessed with an abundance of snow, but we certainly understand the meaning of chilly! Either way, we’ve got a good excuse to embrace all things wintery, and with snow, sometimes it’s simply a case of fake it...

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Celebrate 4th of July American-Style in Melbourne

Independence Day is the American national holiday every July 4th. It commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776. The rest of the world wants a slice of this American pie too, so every year on this day, events and activities are organised with...

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Which Muppet Character Are You?

  With the forthcoming release of the new Muppet movie, The Happytime murders with Jennifer McCarthy, it got us thinking. There are so many Muppet characters and each of them has their own funny personality, which is why we love them so much.  In fact we think...

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The Rise of the Movie Icon Cosplay

What is it about movie heroes that we love so much? Most people have a few firm favourites, admiring these larger-than-life characters for many reasons: appearance, quirks, personalities and even stupendous capabilities. The heroes that appeal to us the most probably...

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

Tarantino 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,...

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

  Of 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...

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