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.
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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.
There are countless other films being released during 2012 that are sure to keep us chained to our cinema seats however our current focus is on a film that won’t be making its appearance in cinemas until late December. Yesterday we go a sneak peak at Baz Luhrmann’s attempt at tackling, what is widely considered, as being one of literatures greatest works The Great Gatsby with a trailer release that has set our tongues waging.
Historical movie memorabilia including the original Willy Wonka costume worn by Gene Wilder in the 1971 film Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will be going up for auction this coming July.
While a plethora of items from the iconic 1971 film are set to fall under the gavel the undisputed showpiece of the auction is Gene Wilder’s Willy Wonka signature costume. The outfit consists of a purple velvet frock coat, camelhair and wool slacks, violet lame vest and a satin bow tie. The outfit which rightfully deserves it place on a pedestal amongst the most iconic costumes in cinematic history is currently on a tour around the USA and it is estimated that it will sell for around $120,000.