Costume Guides Category
Posts in the Costume Guides Category

Full figure pirate costume tips and tricks to dress for your body shape

Plus Size Wicked Wench Pirate

Pirate Costume for a Column Body Shape - How to dress to flatter your figure

Why this works for a column body shape:

1. Soft feminine fabrics drape and gather at bust to create gentle curves

2. A detailed corset nips in the waist and plays up a long torso

3. A bright sash adds volume to...

Continue Reading...


"Sin City is where you go in with your eyes open, or you don't come out at all." - Johnny

Sin City Grayscale Makeup Tutorial

 

Are you ready to take a trip back to the old days, the all-or-nothing days? Just like Marv said in Sin City, they’re back! We haven’t stepped foot in Sin City since the first movie released back in 2005, but we’re itching to go back this Friday when Sin City: A Dame to Kill For hits theaters.

Sin City’s style is unmatched when it comes to the use of greyscale. It’s...

Continue Reading...


Fun Couples Costume Ideas for 2014 Header

[ sources clockwise from left: One I Two I Three I FBI.gov ]

 

So far we’ve explored some of the best couples costumes from the comic and video game worlds, but those may not appeal to everyone. Here are six couples costume ideas that are less about a specific theme, and more about just plain fun! The following ideas are either rooted in history or some type of easily accessible pop culture reference.

 

1. Mark Antony and...

Continue Reading...


Video Game Couples Header Image

[ sources clockwise from left : one two I three ]

 

In this installment of 2014 couples costume ideas, we will focus on five costume pairs for the video game lovers out there. Picking a gaming costume can be tricky because you want to find a costume that is recognizable, but at the same time cool enough to set you apart from the rest of the crowd. Since Ultra Street Fighter IV was recently released, we thought highlighting a famous Street Fighter duo appropo. Let’s...

Continue Reading...


Superhero Group Header Image

Sources: Watchmojo.com; Wikipedia.org; Anilinkz.com; Fansided.com


Chances are, you've been here: you and a group of friends are sitting around talking about what you’re planning to dress as for an upcoming costume party. Suddenly your big-ideas-but-no-details friend blurts, “We should all dress up together! You know, like, as The Avengers or something!” Everyone gets excited and says they’re on board, but the idea stalls because you're not sure what the next steps...

Continue Reading...


Pop Culture Poodle Skirts

 

Poodle skirts and 1950s style ensembles have been costume party staples for decades. With flattering A-Line silhouettes, girly scarves, flirty accessories, and shiny saddle shoes, it's understandable why! But we got to thinking...why should poodles be the only stars of the show? There are LOTS of other dogs that would look great, proudly parked in the corner of a demure fifties skirt.

With that premise, we bring you pop culture poodle skirts - a twist on traditional retro style, where...

Continue Reading...

< Prev PageResults 1 - 6 of 114Next Page >
Sign Up For Blog Updates