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...]

Halloween Safety: Ghosts and Goblins Are Out – Are You Ready?


There is hardly a soul on earth who doesn't enjoy Halloween! Halloween can be one of the most fun nights of the whole year, and there is no greater feeling than seeing your child all dressed up in their costumes . Whether you enjoy getting all dressed up for a costume party, going trick or treating with the kids or staying at home passing out candy to little vampires and faires, there is one thought that should always be in your mind - Safety. The sheer emotion and thrill of getting that bag … [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...]

Classic Costumes Never Go Out of Style


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...]

Scary Kids Costumes to Make Them Scream

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While many children love dressing up in Disney or Nickelodeon costumes, this year you may be seeing a lot of zombies shuffling in front of your door with scary kids costumes. The popularity of The Walking Dead and zombie movies like World War Z has both adults and children running to get living dead costumes. But the popularity of zombies and other scary creatures is not limited to adult programming. Many children's TV shows have monsters in them, sometimes in a humorous way. Books and … [Read more...]

Halloween Wars – Battle of the Vampire Killer

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FoodNetworks Halloween Wars Season 2 sensational challenge this week is "Battle of the Vampire Killer." Celebrity guest  judge Rutina Wesley of HBO's TruBlood joins the cast. Rutina, as well as the other Halloween Wars judges, will watch the final four teams ( last week we lost one team in the Evil Clowns) take on the challenge to create the gruesome visions of the final moments bloodly (bloodless moments) of when the victorious Vampire Slayer defeats the soulless, blood thirsty enemy. … [Read more...]

Top 5 Best Vampire Killer Slayer Costumes

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Halloween Wars-Battle of Vampire Killer Need vampire slayer costume ideas after seeing Halloween Wars Season two "Battle of the Vampire Killer"? Deciding on the perfect heroic killer vampire slayer has confidence and the disconnect of what others think. Vampire Slayer outfits mix rock star essences with the wearable, relaxed fit clothing of the American biker. Choosing the best costume is important when attending a themed Halloween party and isn't always easy to pull off. Remember to stick to … [Read more...]

Top 5 Halloween Costumes

Mr. Costumes has some fresh new designs for you this 2011 costuming year in honor of some of our favorite movies. This year, movie costumes are all the rage, and Mr. Costumes has put together a list of the hot items to make your Halloween spectacular. Check out the Top 5 countdown: #5: Avatar Avatar costumesThough Avatar was released in 2009, it is still the highest grossing 3D movie in Hollywood history. Return to Pandora and be one of the Na’vi with plenty of Avatar costumes to … [Read more...]

John Carpenter Doing Dracula Remake


Dracula will be returning to theaters within the next couple of years, and a surprising round up of John Carpenter and Hillary Swank are on board. I imagine Hollywood thinks that we could all do with one more version. Why you ask? Well, it seems that we'll keep coming back for more and more, and I'd without a doubt will sit down for this one. I just recently watched John's "The Thing", and remember freshly in my mind just what he can do. Sadly, I don't think Kurt Russell will be in this … [Read more...]

Show Off Gothic Vampire Costumes


Gothic vampire costumes are a bloody fun way to dress any time of the year. Aside from being some of the most authentic vampire costumes, Gothic vampire costumes are also extremely popular. Building on fashions from the Victorian and Elizabethan eras, Gothic vampire costumes often include lace, velvet, long skirts and coats, and fishnets, and silver jewelry. Fashions from the late Victorian era are popular in realistic vampire costumes because that is the time period when the vampire hysteria … [Read more...]