Posts by Stephanie Beadell

The Ultimate Guide to Halloween Statistics [infographic]

by |October 13, 2011
Categories: Infographics

Ultimate Visual Guide to Halloween Statistics Header

 

How much candy do people eat on Halloween? How many kids go trick-or-treating? What should be on your playlist for your Halloween party? We put together The Ultimate Guide to Halloween Statistics Infographic to answer all these questions and more, including the best scary movies to watch, the history of trick-or-treating, and just what costume to pick for 2011. Read at your own...

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150 Tips on Costumes for School Plays

by |September 19, 2011
Categories: Resource

Choosing costumes for the cast of your school play or for your community theatre group can be a daunting task. There lots of things to consider (colors, size, budget, cohesiveness, theme) and people to please (parents, teachers, administrators, directors, not to mention the cast), but don’t worry! Whether you’re a director, producer, costumer, or stage manager putting on a production in the style of Shakespeare, Broadway, or even Zac Efron, you can rest easy. We’ve put together...

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Announcing Official Codex Halloween Costume

by |September 7, 2011
Categories: Fantasy, Press Release

 

HalloweenCostumes.com and The Guild Announce Official Codex Halloween Costume

 

Codex Halloween Costume

For immediate release:

MINNEAPOLIS, September 7, 2011 – The Guild and HalloweenCostumes.com are proud to announce the debut of an officially licensed Codex Halloween costume. View the Codex costume. The costume is based on the red and white corseted dress worn by Felicia Day as Codex in The Guild’s 2009 music video “(Do You Wanna Date My) Avatar.” The Guild’s Codex...

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Choosing Your Dance Costume: 17 Lessons Learned from 17 Years of Dance

by |April 21, 2011
Categories: Costume Guides

I danced for 17 years: tap, jazz, ballet, and hip hop, at studios, high schools, and colleges. I took classes, I choreographed, I competed, and I taught. Though my dancing career has ended, many of the lessons I’ve learned have stuck with me. Here are 17 of my favorite costume-related tips:

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The Truth About Women Pirates: Female Pirate Costume Guide

by |March 19, 2011
Categories: Costume Guides

In Hollywood, pirate characters are predominately male. They are clever, defiant, and, most importantly, irresistibly gorgeous. Johnny Depp as "Jack Sparrow" is pretty much the epitome of this manly pirate hotness. On the rare occasion that a female pirate does show up in a movie, she is portrayed as one of two stereotypes: brute or vamp. We all know that Hollywood cares more about ticket sales than historical accuracy, so in this post I try to discover what women pirates actually looked like.

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