Darth Vader’s Guide to Star Wars Costumes

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Star Wars Costumes Episode I: Fashion and The Force  It is a rare period of calm. While overseeing the construction of the Death Star II, the evil Lord Darth Vader, finding himself bored and with extra time to kill, has turned his attention to his hobbies. He spends his evenings thumbing through costume catalogs, his cat, Mr. Whiskers, sits lazily on his lap. On this particular evening, Lord Vader has fixed his focus on the Star Wars costumes category, having found the Star Trek costumes a … [Read more...]

Monster High Costumes and Makeup Kits Your Daughter Will Love

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Welcome "Ghouls and Mansters" to Monster High, where you can be yourself, freaky flaws and all! The mega hit web series cleverly updates monsters like Count Dracula and Frankenstein by featuring their children (some of them over 5,000 years old) in a high school setting, complete with boy troubles, drama and fashion focused teens! All walks of unlife are welcome at Monster High. Ghosts, Zombies and even Werewolves roam these spooky halls where students are encouraged to embrace their … [Read more...]

How to Dress in Renaissance Costumes

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Renaissance costumes reign in popularity centuries after they were designed, and are as fun to wear as they are easy! So many occasions call for Renaissance clothing, from Renaissance Fair festivities to unique themed weddings to annual Halloween traditions. Men, women, and children always have a variety of fun ideas to choose from, ranging from peasants to royalty to pirates. As you plan your outfit, you may wonder what exactly qualifies as a Renaissance costume. The Renaissance was a … [Read more...]

Costume Party Ideas for the Office from Mr. Costumes

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Every day is Halloween at Mr. Costumes, but when the leaves change their colors and October creeps onto the horizon, we all get just a little more excited! It starts with a murmur...whispers behind office doors of a great gathering of goblins and ghouls, witches and clowns and then the day arrives. The day we have waited for is here, but it's not Halloween, no, this is our annual Costume Day! A day packed full of fun Halloween Costumes, mingling and delicious treats! But the fun doesn't stop … [Read more...]

Day of the Dead Makeup Ideas

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The Day of the Dead or Dia De Los Muertos is a holiday honoring the deceased celebrated in Mexico and around the world on November 1 and 2. As the holiday becomes more popular in America, more people are becoming interested in Day of the Dead makeup. You can easily experiment with Day of the Dead makeup ideas using one of our makeup kits or makeup you may have at home. Below we will give you tips on how do Day of the Dead Makeup. DIY Day of the Dead Makeup To create your own Day of … [Read more...]

Pin to Win $100 at Mr. Costumes is Back!

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Big News! We had so much fun sharing our love of costumes with you all that we've decided to do a second round of Pin To Win!!   If you're on Pinterest you'll love how simple and easy this contest is, plus you'll discover great new costumes just in time for Halloween! Just follow our easy steps below and you're on your way to becoming one of 3 lucky winners who will receive a $100 shopping spree to … [Read more...]

Modern Day Princess Costumes Turn Girls into Warriors

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Previously women’s leading roles in most fairy tales was passive. Women just sat back looked pretty and waited to be rescued by a handsome prince or some other man. Today female leads take more active roles in these stories. Their characters are more developed and they do not wait to be rescued. They fight or become more involved in action. They save themselves and sometimes their male companion too. These new fairy tale costumes reflect their more active roles. Below we will look at some of … [Read more...]

Spooky Halloween Dessert Ideas

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Halloween will be here before we know it. What Halloween food will you be serving at your parties this year? The best accessories for your spook-tacular night go beyond themed Halloween lights, decorations, and fun costume contests - they include spooky Halloween foods! Below we will give you some yummiest and most creative Halloween dessert ideas. Serve these at school parties, to trick-or-treaters, or at your own Halloween party. Kids and adults alike will be drooling over these sweet … [Read more...]

Dracula Inspired Vampire Costumes: Not for the Faint of Heart

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With the recent release of Dracula, Untold and a plot that promises to explore the origin of Dracula while weaving vampire mythology into the true history of Prince Vlad, the Impaler, we thought we’d take a look into the infamous 15th century Prince of Wallachia (now Romania) who inspired Bram Stoker’s 1897 classic tale of a blood thirsty monster and the subsequent versions to follow. Vampires have been vilified, romanticized and even touted as heroic at times, but no Dracula movie, … [Read more...]

Zombie Makeup Ideas for the Living Dead Look

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The Walking Dead has made zombies more popular than ever before. But how do you get that undead look for Halloween? It is not as hard as you might imagine. You can create a scary zombie look by using one of the zombie makeup kits available at Mr. Costumes, or with some simple household items. Below we will give you some ideas on how to do zombie makeup. The Ultimate Zombie Look To do your own zombie makeup, you will need: makeup sponge pale foundation dark eyeliners various … [Read more...]