With all the excitement of the Queens Diamond Jubilee and the Olympics fast approaching here in Britain the build up to the Euros hasn’t been as newsworthy as it usually is. However, with the tournament starting tomorrow and Britain’s collective hangover from the Jubilee celebrations finally subsiding its time to get excited for some football and what better way to show your national colours than with our fantastic collection of England fancy dress costumes.
While the latest adaptation of the Grimm brother’s fairytale; Snow White & The Huntsman has had a mixed bag of reviews its wardrobe has been held in incredibly high esteem, this may have something to do with 3 time Oscar winner Colleen Atwood expertly plying her craft with some of the most stunning and unique costumes the film world has seen in a long time.
Making Charlize Theron look evil is no minor feet. The women has long been one of the sexiest stars in Hollywood and has a fan base of adoring fans in the hundreds of thousands but Atwoods stunning creations which included dresses made from hand cut rooster feathers, thousands of iridescent beetle wings from Thailand, chain mail, and horse hair and metallic trim go a long way to add a dent to Theron’s perfection.
The organizers behind RockNess have announced the festivals very first official fancy dress theme since its founding in 2006. The RockNess 2012 theme is Monsters & Aliens which will mean the beautiful scenery that surrounds the shores of Loch Ness Scotland is set to be invaded by more than just one monster during the 8th – 10th of June this year.
With the Queens Diamond Jubilee fast approaching Mars have rolled out a special red, white and blue M&Ms promotion pack to get the celebrations started on the sweet side.
The Union Jack themed TV advertisement aired on the 27th of May and will run for four weeks consecutively. The advert is set in a sitting room lounge where the Yellow M&M tries on a series of stereotypical British outfits including; a punk look, posh look, and a British fancy dress costume while a jubilee party can be seen taking place on the street outside. The ad closes with the strapline, “Red, white and blues only, sorry yellow”.
Our Queen has reigned (as a figurehead) over the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth for the last 60 years. Next weekend marks the Queens diamond jubilee and while we at Escapade are selling out of British fancy dress costumes in preparation for the event at record speeds we decided to take a look at the things that have changed size HRM assenced to the throne in 1952.