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

05 May 2010

Children’s fancy dress costumes help towards charity fundraising

Pupils at a school in Hounslow have been helping to raise money for a hospital by donning Peter Pan costumes for a record attempt.

The youngsters dressed up as Peter Pan recently as part of an attempt to smash a Guinness World Record for the highest number of people dressed as the character, the Hounslow Chronicle reports.

Schools all over the country took part simultaneously, meaning they can pool their numbers in order to break the current record.

Not only this, but the

04 May 2010

And the bride and groom will be wearing … fancy dress costumes

It may be the most important day of their lives, but one loved-up couple from Wigan plan to liven up their wedding this weekend with fun fancy dress costumes.

There’ll be no frilly white frock and tuxedo combo for Lara Rodrigues and Brian Baldwin on Saturday.

Instead, they told Wigan Today, they intend to make everything as far from the norm as possible, with the groom and best man set to don a pantomime cow outfit.

The blushing bride plans to

04 May 2010

Pirate fancy dress event breaks world record

A swashbuckling team of people from Devon – including some who donned Jack Sparrow fancy dress – have managed to smash a Guinness World Record thanks to a pirate-themed event that took place over the bank holiday.

More than 1,700 men, women and children gathered in Brixham to try and take the title of the biggest ever gathering of pirates, which was previously held by Portland in the US.

And thanks to an array of eye patches, wooden legs and parrots, they beat the record by almost 250.

"I am thrilled

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