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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...

Zombies in Melbourne – Are They Taking Over?

Is Melbourne in the midst of a Zombie apocalypse? You could be forgiven for thinking so. The influx of undead wandering the city is at least indicative of one thing… our fondness of walking corpses! It’s not just Halloween that brings them out either; Melbourne hosts...

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Schoolies Break Loose at the End of Year 12

As with many things in life Schoolies Break Loose at the End of Year 12, as one things ends, it marks the beginning of something new. Year 12 is no different. School leavers often feel a sense of nostalgia for their memorable school years… and on the other hand,...

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The Top Ten Halloween Costumes with Makeup

Most of the world seems to agree that Halloween is an awesome time of year. We really love to dress up, and we also seem to relish a good fright! It's human nature to want to improve, so every year we try to get more inventive with our costumes and make up. The more...

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How to Host Your Own Bogan Bingo Night

Bogan Bingo is such a fun way to spend an evening. It doesn’t hurt to have a good giggle at our cultural quirks and stereotypes from time to time. Every country and continent around the world has them, and one of Australia’s most famous is the Bogan ‘bad taste’...

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Walk Like an Egyptian: Costume Ideas

The ancient Egyptian Empire is thought to have been established around 3000BC. It continued until 300BC. The ancient Egyptians were a fascinating bunch, with fascinating ideologies and rituals. They ancient Egyptians are also famous for their elaborate clothing. They...

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4 Magical Ways to Celebrate Harry Potter’s Birthday in Melbourne

It’s funny how time seems to warp when we try to recall movie dates, and books are the same. It’s incredible that the world’s favourite young wizard, Harry Potter, has been around in print for 20 years! As it happens, we’ve been tricked… Harry has actually been around...

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Disney Dreams: Dazzling Disney Dress-Up Ideas

In their own words, “the mission of The Walt Disney Company is to be one of the world’s leading producers and providers of entertainment.” With more than 250 films and counting, it certainly seems like Walt Disney’s dreams came true. Even the oldest of Disney’s iconic...

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How to Celebrate Bastille Day in Melbourne

Bastille Day is a commemoration of the events of 14th July 1789, when crowds of angry Parisians stormed the Bastille prison. This was an act of rebellion, intended to communicate their resistance to the king’s supreme rule; it ended up being the beginning of the...

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6 Ways to Maximize Your Melbourne Winter Fun

Of course, with the changes in temperature the activities that appeal to us change, but that’s all part of what keeps this city alive all year round. Well-defined seasons can be a blessing; there’s always something new and exciting to do. Melbourne is a cultural city...

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Time Machine: Go Back to the Roaring Twenties

The 1920s is known as the roaring twenties for a reason. Today the roaring twenties still invoke nostalgia; it was the era that birthed glamorous fashion and decadence. This memorable decade was also the time when women became able to vote, and people generally became...

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Let’s Get Medieval: Game of Thrones Celebrations To Die For

Now there’s a heady combination: your favourite show, Game of Thrones, and a vast range of fine wines. An event company by the name of Bottle Shop Concepts has anticipated your deepest desires and put together a series of events across New Zealand and Australia; Aptly...

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