17 May 2010

Great Manchester run is a fancy dress success

A man in a gecko fancy dress costume was among the competitors in the Great Manchester Run yesterday (May 16th 2010).

The happy reptile waved at news crews as the runners set off out of Manchester city centre on the 10k course which led to Old Trafford and back via Deansgate.

Ethiopian Haile Gebrselassie was the overall winner with a time of 28 minutes and two seconds, but many of the athletes were there to raise cash for various charities, not to be the first over the finish line.

Elsewhere on the

17 May 2010

Festival beats fancy dress beard record

Festivalgoers in Derbyshire have helped to smash a world record for the biggest number of people in one place wearing fancy dress beards.

More than 1,000 people donned facial hair at the Bearded Theory Musical Festival over the weekend as they listened to great music, This is Derbyshire reports.

Organiser Michael Eccleshall said the three-day event was bigger and better than ever before.

"It has been a fantastic weekend. The weather has been kind to us and we have had

14 May 2010

Wonder Woman and The Incredible Hulk’s costumes ‘are dysfunctional’

We’d like to hear them say it to their faces – if they were real, obviously – but the people at MTV have voted Wonder Woman and The Incredible Hulk’s costumes as being among the most dysfunctional in the world of superheroes.

Wonder Woman came under fire for her hotpants and bustier combo, which the website said would be quite inappropriate for her line of work.

Meanwhile, The Incredible Hulk

14 May 2010

Students enjoy Baywatch fancy dress event

A huge group of students were able to put their dissertation worries behind them this week after they handed the essays in and were rewarded with a night out in Baywatch fancy dress costumes.

Carnage UK came to Southampton to organise a pub crawl around the city for the 1,000 revellers, which was also a joint celebration to mark the last official night out of the academic year.

Venues including Buddha Lounge and Vodka Revolution were visited by the would-be lifeguards, according to This is Hampshire, so it

13 May 2010

Christina Aguilera’s tot spotted in Batman fancy dress

Christina Aguilera may soon have to stock up on Batman fancy dress costumes from The Dark Knight if new photos we spotted this week are anything to go by.

The singer’s two-year-old son Max was seen strolling through New York with his nanny wearing a makeshift Batman cape and was promptly photographed by Celebrity Baby Scoop.

While he looked super-cute, we reckon that Christina should treat him to some real superhero fancy dress to make him feel like a proper Caped Crusader as he explores the Big

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