27 Apr 2010

Fancy dress replaces swimwear round in beauty contest

People heading to Sedgefield Racecourse on May 8th 2010 may well be treated to the sight of some sexy fancy dress outfits.

The racecourse is to host the final of the Miss Durham contest on that day – and it promises to be a beauty pageant with a difference.

There is no traditional swimwear round, but the good news is that it has been replaced by a fancy dress round.

Sarah Thewlis, from Sedgefield Racecourse, told the Northern Echo the swimwear round had been dropped because some young women feel uncomfortable walking around in a

26 Apr 2010

Fancy dress world record for Emmerdale’s Tony Audenshaw

Soap star Tony Audenshaw has proved himself to be the Haile Gebrselassie of the fun fancy dress world.

The man known to millions as Bob Hope in Emmerdale decided to dress as a baby as he took part in the London Marathon to raise money for Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research.

You may think a grown man running through a city centre in a baby fancy dress costume would attract a few stares and even some cutting comments – but onlookers

25 Apr 2010

Runner in superhero fancy dress costume breaks marathon record

People wearing superhero fancy dress costumes are just as capable of superhuman feats as the characters they emulate, judging by Sunday’s London Marathon.

Jill Christie, a police officer from Brentford, pulled on a Supergirl fancy dress costume in order to set a world record on the streets of the capital.

She finished the race in an impressive time of three hours, eight minutes and 55 seconds in order to become the fastest

25 Apr 2010

J.Lo dons a Marilyn Monroe fancy dress costume to say Happy Birthday

We have a sneaking suspicion that many of the people hiring Marilyn Monroe wigs and costumes are men.

However, there’s at least one woman who enjoys dressing up as the screen goddess – Jennifer Lopez.

J.Lo recently showed just how good a Marilyn Monroe costume can look on the right person by slipping into one to give US chat show host George Lopez a very special surprise for his birthday.

Wearing a white dress and Marilyn Monroe wig, she serenaded the host with a version of Happy Birthday in a

23 Apr 2010

Spiderman voted best superhero costume

If you’re going to an event that requires you to dress up as someone from the silver screen, then you can’t go wrong with Spiderman fancy dress costumes.

That’s because the experts at ScreenRant.com have voted Spidey as the best superhero outfit ever, even with stiff competition from the likes of Superman.

The Webbed One pipped Iron Man and Superman into second and third places, while The Watchmen came third (really?).

Hellboy and poor old Batman could only watch from their secret hideaways

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