07 May 2010

Birmingham to embrace the ’80s with fancy dress costumes and music

Madonna fancy dress costumes are likely to be the order of the day in Birmingham later this month when the city welcomes its third annual 80s Mania event.

Billed as "the biggest reunion party in town", the one-day concert is a must for anyone who lived through the decade that fashion forgot and is now feeling nostalgic for shoulder pads, white stilettos and bubble perms!

Fancy dress is a must, so anyone in the West Midlands should expect to see plenty of Adam Ant costumes for the boys and Like a Virgin-style

06 May 2010

Inverness exhibition attracts scores of fancy dress costume fans

A museum in Inverness is achieving record visitor numbers thanks to a new exhibition which is appealing to fans of Star Wars fancy dress costumes and other sci-fi themes.

Invasion opened at Inverness Museum and Art Gallery at the beginning of this month and features a range of props and outfits from films like Star Wars, Alien, Mars Attacks and Predator, including Darth Vader costumes and other exciting pieces.

According to BBC News, some 300 people a day have been flocking to check out the event, which will go on until May 29th 2010.<br

06 May 2010

Wigs and fancy dress costumes make Scarlett ‘feel girly’

Scarlett Johansson has revealed that she loves any excuse to dress up in fancy dress costumes and things like Siren Wigs as part of her film roles.

The voluptuous actress told Look magazine that she’s really into clothes and fashion, as well as exploring totally different looks to her own.

"I’ve had so many hair colours and I’ve worn loads of wigs. For me, it’s part of the fun of being a girl," she commented.

Lately, Scarlett has tried out plenty of hairdos with the help of wigs, from a

05 May 2010

Lady Gaga: I own more than 20 wigs

It may not come as much of a surprise given the array of fancy dress costumes we’ve already seen her in, but Lady Gaga loves her straight hair wigs.

The extroverted star told the Scottish Daily Record that she thinks being able to alter her hairdo on a day to day basis is fantastic, as she can reflect her mood via her new tresses.

She revealed she owns more than 20 wigs and hairpieces, which explains why we never seem to see her in the same one twice!

"That way, I can have a new hairstyle

05 May 2010

Bungling robber tackles shop in fancy dress costume

Robbing a shop in a clown fancy dress costume may have sounded like a good idea in theory, but one criminal was left red-faced this week in the US after his attempt went wrong.

An employee at Allsup’s in Clovis, New Mexico, called the police on Sunday (May 2nd 2010) to report that a man in a clown mask had threatened him at gunpoint, CNJ Online attests.

However, the store had not been open long and no more than $50 (£33) was in the till, meaning that the robber did not make off with as much as he had probably

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