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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 regardless. Take a look at our fun ideas and see what works best for your Valentine’s Day:
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 happening in Australia this January confirm this. The first couple of months of this year promise to be extremely eventful on the festival front.
Dressing up in costume is obviously fun, or we wouldn’t bother doing it! Who doesn’t love to don the occasional brightly-coloured wig or cliché uniform? Costumes don’t necessarily have to be silly though; they can be eye-catchingly beautiful too. You probably wouldn’t go to your local bar dressed as a Greek goddess on a weeknight, but you don’t have to dig too deep to come up with a reason to throw your own fancy dress party if there isn’t something suitable going on.
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 whatever the season, and winter brings a lot of promise on that front. Here you’ll be able to find plenty of activities, events and gatherings to keep you entertained… and in the unlikely event that the idea of these Melbourne’s winter activities leaves you cold, we have some suggestions as to how you can make your own fun!
Music festivals are common pursuit these days – they are part of modern culture. Their popularity is self-evident and they’re not about to stop being fun any time soon. But is it possible that we can take some of the shine out of things by doing it the same way every time?
If you were to eat the same three meals every day for a month the chances are you get bored of them. The same concept could be applied to your music festival habits; variety is the spice of life, as they say, so why not pull out all the stops when you go to your music festivals this year?
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 for a costume party, we all want to be unique. So take a look at our unique costume themes ideas and be inspired for an unforgettable costume party!
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!
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 ‘til you make it!
The reality is that Melburnians will happily celebrate anything at any time, all year round, but one of the best ways to celebrate is to throw a theme on things! We do this according to tradition, or season, and sometimes just for the hell of it. Melbourne is full of fun things to do in winter, and to maximise the fun quota, we’ve put a costume twist on them all:
This week we are celebrating Australia Day with Aussie themed costumes. Dress up as a Kangaroo, Koala, Vegemite jar, Steve Irwin, Dame Edna or Mick Dundee costumes. Cmon get into the Aussie spirit with green and gold face paint, tattoos and wigs. Aussie costumes
Also popular this week is the Rainbow Serpent festival. People love to dress in kaleidoscope of craziness at the pranksters ball, so get you best dress up outfits on. Think of fun colored wigs, fairy wings, funny sunglasses, tutus, sparkly hats and glitter makeup.
Halloween expo 2014 is happening in Houston this weekend. So excited to be going! We will be posting lots of pictures on our Pinterest and Facebook pages so you can share the fun. Or check out the highlights from last years costume show.
Customers are looking forward to their Oscar parties on 28th Feb. Perhaps you have a favorite nominee. We love best picture nominees Mad Max Fury Road and The Martian. For best Actress we love the home grown leading lady Cate Blanchett in Carol and Leo DiCaprio in The Revenant. For special effects, sound, music and editing you can’t go past Star Wars the Force Awakens. Our favorite category has to be for the best costume, so many to choose from. We loved Sandy Powell for Cinderella and Carol, and Mad Max Fury Road Jenny Beavan. But were disappointed that The Dressmaker costumes by Marion Boyce, Margot Wilson for was too low profile to get nominated. Whoever is your favorite for an Oscar we can help with some great themed costumes.
Don’t forget Easter is early this year. It is a wonderful opportunity to get together with family, friends, and loved ones for good fun, good food, and a lot of celebration. Here’s a guide to making an already fun holiday even better!
Easter is a wonderful opportunity to get together with family, friends, and loved ones for good fun, good food, and a lot of celebration. Here’s a guide to making an already fun holiday even better!
Take your Easter egg hunt to the next level. Easter egg hunts are one of the best things about Easter as a child and there’s no reason to miss out on the fun just because you have grown up.
The classic Easter egg hunt, featuring plastic pastel eggs filled with sweets, is great for all ages and the best choice if you have a mixed age group with both children and adults. If your Easter egg hunters are all adults, however, feel free to take the Easter egg hunt to a whole new level.
Dressing up on your own or as part of a costumed duo is a lot of fun, but group costumes are the way to go if you really want to make an impact. The more people you have dressing up according to one shared theme, the more you’ll be noticed! Whether it’s for Halloween or a costume party, dressing up with a group of friends (or even your family) is a fun way to stand out of the crowd. Here are the top ten best group costumes to dress up as!