Myths and History of Halloween from the Celts to Today

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Halloween Costumes, carving the Jack O'Lantern, and trick-or-treating are all part of the fantastic celebration of Halloween, but what does it all mean? Most people understand the History of Halloween includes superstitions and fear of the dead, but even those superstitions had a beginning. Halloween, All Hallows Eve, and Beggars Night originated as the festival of Samhain among the Celts of ancient Britain and Ireland. Traditional activities include trick-or-treating, bonfires, costume … [Read more...]

What Costume Size Should I Buy?

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Halloween Costumes are fun and provide the perfect opportunity to express your dark side, flaunt your alter ego, or explore secret wishes. Whether you have a daughter dreaming of twirling around in a Frozen Elsa dress, a son dead set on a Zombie costume fit for The Walking Dead or a teen anticipating a blood tingling Vampire Diaries ensemble, you need a costume that satisfies your expectations in quality and fits properly. You will find sizing charts like the one shown below on all of our … [Read more...]

Ghoulish Fun with Kids Halloween Party Ideas

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Everyone knows that kids will take any opportunity that they can to dress up. Why not throw the little ghouls and goblins a Halloween costume party? Children seemed to be drawn to dramatic play, so finding kids Halloween party ideas that let them run around dressed in their favorite costumes, playing games and devouring sugar should be every kids dream! Planning the perfect kids Halloween party can be relatively easy. First determine whether or not you want to have a themed costume party or … [Read more...]

Halloween Baby Safety Tips…While Staying Cute!

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New parents love to dress their children in Cute Baby Costumes, whether for a  Halloween portrait or  for trick-or-treating. With such a huge selection of baby costumes available, it is easy to get distracted or confused regarding what is best for baby safety. We want to make sure all babies are safe and comfortable in their precious costumes, so we have compiled a list of Halloween baby safety tips. We carefully select our baby Halloween costumes to be free from choking hazards, and to ensure … [Read more...]

Angelina Jolie’s Maleficent inspires 2014 Maleficent and Aurora costumes

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Disney’s Maleficent starring Angelina Jolie tells the story of Sleeping Beauty from Maleficent's point of view. Jolie does an excellent job making you empathize with Maleficent inspite of the curse she creates. Most critics agree that Jolie’s acting makes this movie a worthy re-telling of the original Sleeping Beauty. (Spoiler alert) In the end you learn that Maleficent isn’t as bad you thought. She has a heart and loves Princess Aurora as if she was her own daughter. This new movie … [Read more...]

Morphsuit Costumes are “Morph” Fun

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Morph into a better version of you today! Morphsuits are the one-piece spandex body suits that you've seen worn by the pranksters and the extroverts, with full head coverings that cause you to ask, "How do you eat in that??"...among other things. Morphsuits are more than just one-piece, solid color spandex skin suits - they are available in licensed and themed characters including Glow in the dark skeletons, Slender Man, Zombies and, Gorillas  just to name a few. Solid colored … [Read more...]

Fun and Spooky Halloween Facts

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It's time to get into the spooky spirit with fun Halloween facts. What Halloween costume are you planning on wearing this year? Is it from our list of most popular costumes for 2013? Whatever you're dressing up as and wherever you are, here are some spooky Halloween facts that will help you prepare for October 31st. Spooky Halloween Facts To embed this spooky Halloween facts infograph, simply copy and paste the following code: <a … [Read more...]

Top Ten Movies With Toga Costumes

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The popularity of toga costumes go beyond Halloween to movies and Greek college life. With Angela Jolie set to play Cleopatra and the next 300 movie scheduled for a 2014 release, togas could be added to many people's wardrobe as a classic costume. To honor this timelessly popular attire, we have gathered the top ten movies that feature the toga. 10. Ulysses The first of the two Kirk Douglas films that made the list (he made a number of others wearing togas), this movie is the Greek … [Read more...]

Top 20 Warm Halloween Costumes

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Warm Halloween costumes take the bite out of the wind. While Halloween may be milder in the Southern states, the Northern US, states like Maine and New York, can have snow and icy winds by late October. Keeping warm on Halloween night helps everyone have more fun. Here are our top 20 warm Halloween costumes for cold weather states. Top 20 Warm Halloween Costumes 1 - Full Moon Werewolf Costume With furry hands and a warm mask, kids can wear warm Halloween costumes that still fits the … [Read more...]

The Great Gatsby Inspires Flapper Costumes

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Flapper costumes are making a major comeback this year. Fueled by the popularity of the Leonardo DiCaprio movie, The Great Gatsby, expect to see females of all ages dancing in dresses from the era of affluence at this year's Halloween parties. The Rising Popularity of Flapper Costumes Fashion runways have seen many noted designers using the era as inspiration for their dresses this year. This has carried over to planned costume selections for this year's Halloween. Both men and women will … [Read more...]