Posts in the Costume Guides Category

Fairest of the Faire: The Best Renaissance Gowns

Fairest of the Faire: The Best Renaissance Gowns

The Renaissance Faire is one of the largest costumed events you can attend outside of Halloween. While they're not exactly the most historically accurate, they still do their best to give you an experience that feels like you're visiting another period in history with a variety of stage shows and events like jousting and highland games. (By the way, the Renaissance was a period that happened from about 1300 to 1600 across Europe, if anyone bugs you about it!) It's still a great excuse to run around in a Halloween costume and get in character for a day. If you're looking for the perfect Renaissance gown, we have quite the variety for girls and ladies of all walks of life from peasants to nobles and mythical creatures.

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How Can I Tell the Difference Between Inexpensive and Expensive Costumes?

How Can I Tell the Difference Between Inexpensive and Expensive Halloween Costumes?

Have you ever wondered why some costumes are more expensive than others? Sometimes there can be a variety of price points within a costume category. For example, one pirate costume is only $19.99, but this other pirate costume is $39.99, while yet another is $89.99! A lot of the pricing comes down to a difference between materials, the number of accessories and other amenities like zippers and pockets. We're going to explain this in greater detail by doing a few side-by-side comparisons of popular Halloween costumes so that you can have a better idea of what to expect when you see costumes listed as deluxe, authentic and supreme. Please note that the prices mentioned may change, but we're using them as a grounds for comparison so that you know what you might expect at similar prices.

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DIY Easy Super Mario Odyssey Costumes

DIY Easy Super Mario Odyssey Costumes

Mario is one of Nintendo's most beloved characters. Over the years, he has been included in numerous games, and you're bound to see a handful of Mario costumes for Halloween and at many conventions. In one of the newest Mario games for the Nintendo Switch, Super Mario Odyssey, one of the most fun aspects of the game is the array of unlockable Mario costumes. Not only does Mario have the ability to wear other character outfits from the Mario games, but he has a variety of additional outfits, many of which had small appearances in other games. If you're looking for some fun Comic-Con cosplay ideas or you want to get more use out of a Mario costume that you already own, we're going to show you how to assemble some Super Mario Odyssey Mario outfits.

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These 50+ Circus Costumes Will Give You All the Greatest Showman Vibes

These 50+ Circus Costumes Will Give You All the Greatest Showman Vibes

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls—come one, come all to the greatest show on earth! There have been quite a few circus-themed movies and TV shows in recent years such as The Greatest Showman, American Horror Story: Freak Show and the upcoming live Dumbo movie. Circuses are, for the most part, a piece of a bygone era, but the circus costume theme has increased in popularity. (And we're totally on board with it!) Circus Halloween costumes are great for all ages and you can play it straight, mix in a little horror, go out by yourself or put together the most awesome circus group costume on the planet. Keep reading and we'll show you a wide variety of the best circus costumes perfect for your next costumed outing.

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It's 2019, So Here Are 19 Plus Size Costumes for You to Rock This Halloween

It's 2019, So Here Are 19 Plus Size Costumes for You to Rock This Halloween

Do you ever find yourself shopping for costumes and everything is in "standard" sizes? Like absolutely nothing fits? Don't worry, because it's 2019! There are plenty of plus size Halloween costumes from 1x up to 8x, you just need to know where to look! Trust me, from one plus sized person to another, there's a plus size costume for everyone. So let's get out there!

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16 Trendy Purim Costumes for 2019

16 Trendy Purim Costumes for 2019

Whip out the Hamantash and start shopping for your costumes because Purim is almost here! Each year, Purim begins on the 14th of Adar (for those in Jerusalem and all ancient walled cities, it begins the 15th of Adar). This year, Purim will begin at sunset on March 20 and end at nightfall March 21. There might be some readers out there who have no idea what Purim is and why it's celebrated. To help you out, Purim is a celebration that stemmed from the Book of Esther and was created to commemorate the victory over those who sought out the Jews' destruction. It also symbolizes a victory against those who spread hatred and violence towards other Jews. For a more thorough explanation of the holiday, feel free to check out another article where we take a deeper dive into Purim and why it's celebrated.

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