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...]

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...]

The Magic of Disney Costumes

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Disney Costumes are incredibly popular, and one of the most sought after costumes for Halloween. Unlike other costumes, Disney costumes are typically bought throughout the year, and worn for endless play dates, parties, theatrical productions, and even trips to Disney World. Why are Disney costumes so popular, and how do costumes like Tinker Bell and Cinderella remain some of the best selling costumes, year after year? Disney has such a strong foothold in the costume world, with costumes based … [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...]

Classic Costumes Never Go Out of Style

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Classic Costumes offer the promise that no matter what the current fad or Hollywood blockbuster, your costume will always be in style. Classic costumes are similar to the Hall of Fame - once you are in, no one can ever dispute your reputation. Over the years, witches, ghosts, and vampires have worked tirelessly to win the top spots for classic costume style, beating out skeletons, animals, and even the genius Frankenstein. Actors and screen writers have worked hard to create classic scary … [Read more...]

Halloween Makeup Tips: Disney Princess Costume

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Costume Make Up: Disney Princess Disney princesses are pure and beautiful with clear skin and bright, shimmering eyes. This look is great to complement any princess costume, and also looks perfect with anything sweet and soft. Fake eyelashes, liquid eyeliner, shimmering eye shadows, and a soft blush is perfect for a Disney princess, and these items can all be found at 24-hour drug stores or Walmart so that you can dress up any costume you may wear. Disney Princess Makeup Instruction … [Read more...]

Let Down Your Hair With Rapunzel Princess Costumes

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Disney Princess Rapunzel from TangledRapunzel Crowned On October 2nd, Rapunzel will be welcomed into the Disney Princess royal court. Rapunzel will be the 10th official Disney princess and will be crowned in a procession known as Rapunzel's Royal Celebration held in London's Kensington Palace. While the event is invitation only, tickets are free to watch the parade as Disney princesses arrive to Kensington Palace by horse drawn carriage. Rapunzel will join the ranks of other princesses … [Read more...]

The Best Kids Costumes for All Year Use

Twinkle Pumpkin Princess Costume Kids costumes are a great way to expand the imaginations of your little adventurer. Every little girl wants to dance around her room playing dress up in her hottest dress while every boy wants to be chasing bad guys in the back yard with the dog as his sidekick. Buying kids Halloween costumes that will serve as more than a one time wear will save you money and help your kids to become more creative and imaginative. Little princesses will be twinkling around … [Read more...]

Halloween Costumes Have Guaranteed Delivery at MrCostumes.com

Halloween costume season is nearing an end, with costumes getting sold out faster than they can ship in. Costume shops across the nation are over crowded as seasonal employees try to run through the stock rooms finding costumes, and kids and parents get upset when the lines for the dressing rooms are too long. All in all, late costume shoppers have it the worst. Selections are limited, workers are tired, and parents are determined to get the last of each available costume in an effort to … [Read more...]

Light Up Costumes Spark the Night

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Light up costumes are the newest and greatest in Halloween costumes. Everyone enjoys lighted Halloween decorations, and with a light up costume you are the Halloween decoration! See how much fun trick-or-treating can be! Whether sporting a Glow in the Dark Spiderman costume or a dazzling Twinkle Pumpkin Princess costume, the cool affects of lighted clothes bring costumes to a whole new level. Halloween 2009 brings a great selection of light up Halloween costumes. Even sexy costumes include … [Read more...]