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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...

What Is Cosplay And Why Should You Do It?

  The 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...

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The Top Ten Marvel Characters To Dress Up As

Since 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...

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The Best Ways to Celebrate Easter in Magical Melbourne

  What 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...

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

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...

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

The 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...

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5 Australian Music Festivals Not To Miss This Season

So 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...

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The Coolest Hot Weather Costumes

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...

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Best Costumes to Dress Your Kids in this Christmas

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?...

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Everlasting Eras: The Vintage Fashion Appeal

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...

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9 Unique Costume Themes for your Costume Party

Unique Costume Themes for your Costume Party. Costume parties are heaps of fun all year round, and there are so many dress-up possibilities that you could be in character every day of the year if you saw fit! Whether we’re dressing up for a night out or dressing up...

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The Spirit of Halloween Trick or Treat in the Street

Trick or Treat is forever growing in Australia. America is famously the country that takes it the most seriously, but these days Australia gives the US a run for its money. Once again this Halloween, Melbourne will see hordes of costume-clad packed trick or treaters...

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