07 Oct 2010

Historical fancy dress abandoned as Robert Downey Jr calls in sick

The historical fancy dress Robert Downey Jr wears for his role as Sherlock Holmes went unworn earlier this week after an unscheduled break was called during the filming of the sequel.

According to the Sun, the actor caused staff and film crews to down tools for the day on Tuesday (October 5th 2010) after he called in sick.

"Everyone was fired up and ready to go. Word filtered around that Robert had a bit of a sniffle and wouldn't be coming in. It was a bit of a shock," an unnamed source said.

He probably had

27 Aug 2010

Wear Halloween fancy dress and head to Kent this October

People who like wearing Halloween fancy dress and indulging in a night of fright each October 31st may want to head to Tunbridge Wells this year.

Groombridge Place is hosting a special event between October 23rd and 31st 2010 that will delight kids and adults alike, Only Kent reports.

Pirate fancy dress will be one of the star attractions, as the infamous smuggler Dr Syn and his evil companion Megilante will hide in the

24 Aug 2010

Pirates of the Caribbean fancy dress makes for an interesting wedding

A bride and groom created a wedding to remember recently, when they tied the knot in Pirates of the Caribbean fancy dress and a French revolution costume.

Elliot 'Elmo' McDonough and his new wife Angela are moving to Saudi Arabia, but realised it would make life difficult if they were cohabiting due to local laws, the Liverpool Echo reports.

So, they decided to get married in a secret ceremony in costume, attended by the likes of Popeye, SpongeBob SquarePants and best man Vicky Pollard.

However, the most impressive

10 Aug 2010

Halloween fancy dress theme revealed for Inverness festival

Scots who want to get Halloween fancy dress costumes sorted for the Inverness Winter Festival – you’re in luck.

This is because the organisers have released the theme for this year’s devilish event and it promises to be lots of fun for all the family.

Malice in Wonderland will take place on October 29th and 30th 2010 and, as the name suggests, is a twisted take on the story of Alice in Wonderland.

Performers including the Queen of Tarts and Mad Morag will be on-hand to entertain the crowds, while visitors are encouraged to dress up in

03 Aug 2010

Pirates of the Caribbean fancy dress forms part of Leeds Museum display

Pirates of the Caribbean fancy dress is among the costumes forming part of a new display at Leeds City Museum.

The Heroes and Heroines exhibition showcases some of the most memorable costumes ever to grace film and television, including the swashbuckling outfit worn by Orlando Bloom.

Colin Firth’s gentlemanly rigout from Pride and Prejudice may bring back memories for some of his fans, while Renee Zellwegger’s 1920s flapper fancy

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