Costumes and Costume Accessory Tips and Ideas

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70’s Halloween Costumes- Easy, Groovy Costumes for Halloween

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70’s Halloween costumes are never going to go out of style. These classy, shagadelic costumes have always been a success and are still among the most popular costumes...

A Lifetime of Costumes

Costumes are a huge part of our lives whether we like it or not. We use costumes (perhaps not by choice) from practically the day we are born to the day we leave the planet. As babies, our parents put us in outfits that are so cute and adorable, like teddy bear pajamas – which are really...

Adult Animal Costumes

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Whenever you are struggling to find a great costume that you can use for many occasions, you might consider an adult animal costume. Coming up with...

Afro Wigs as your Costume Centerpiece

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Sometimes it is easier to figure out what costume to wear AFTER you have picked out the wig you've been dying to get your hands on and wear. One of the most versatile costume wigs...

Blonde Costume Wigs - Celebrity Look-Alike Wigs

When it comes to setting off your Halloween costume and really convincing people that you are who you claim to be. With the right wigs, you won’t even have to tell people who you are because they will know by looking at you. Anyone can throw on the infamous white dress and some high heels,...

Bumble Bee Costumes

Can someone please tell me why Bumble Bee Costumes are so popular? Year after year, hundreds and thousands of people shop online for the ever popular bee costume. What is it about bees? Are they cute and adorable? Last I remember, bees are more like pests, than pets. They sting, right? ...

Cinco de Mayo Costumes

Most people don’t really remember one year to the next what they did on Cinco de Mayo. If you go to a party on Cinco de Drinko and ask the partiers what they are celebrating, I would lay odds that not one of them would be able to give you a guess that came anywhere near the truth. While...

Costume Wigs

How many times have you been asked to go to a costume party on the day of the party? Countless times, I’m sure. Ok, so if you don’t have a costume box and who doesn’t these days, but some people don’t, then all you need to do is head down to your local costume shop and pick up a wig. Yes,...

Disco Dance Costumes - Move Over John Travolta

While John Travolta might be revered for his Disco fever in Saturday Night Fever, you can be even better than the infamous star with your own disco dance costumes. Disco costumes are fun, retro, and offer something classic and...

Exotic Dancer Costumes

Exotic dancer costumes are becoming increasingly popular. For those ready to let go of your inhibitions a little (or a lot) and bet a bit risqué, our dancer costumes are just what you’ll want to enjoy some fantasy fun. Dancer costumes do make outstanding Halloween Costumes, but...

Fairy Costumes - Are You a Fairy?

Actually being a fairy is not so bad. That is assuming we are talking about fairy costumes for Halloween and other costume theme parties. Fairies are actually great costumes for Summer Solstice Parades, Burning Man and even Hash House Harrier runs! It all depends on you – are you...

Famous Couples Costume Ideas

So, you’ve been invited to a Famous Couples Costume Party. This article will give you a few ideas to get you started, but the possibilities do not end here. There are so many famous couples to choose from, you might want to do a bit of research before deciding on your outfits. There...

Flapper Costumes for Any Budget

Take a step back to the turn of the century. Recall the Great Gatsby, jazz music and the Charleston, Prohibition, speakeasies and then, yes flappers and gangsters. Flapper costumes are always so unique and fun to put together. Perhaps you have a Roaring 20s costume party to go to, or...

Funny Costumes

Halloween costumes don’t have to be scary or sexy. Many Halloween costumes are just plain funny hysterical in fact. Adults can use their costumes to bring a smile to someone’s face or even get a laugh, rather than a scare. At Scavenge we...

Halloween Costumes - Classic and Traditional

What do you think of when you think Halloween Costumes? Traditionally or classically speaking, many people immediately spurt out Witches, Devils, Vampires, and Skeletons. These classic Halloween Costumes are great for kids...

Halloween Costumes – Don’t be the Fool!

I know, I know, how can you go out and buy a Halloween Costume during these tough economic times. Hey, it’s all about planning and getting the best bang for the buck. Right now, most, if not all Halloween Costume stores are having sales and clearing out their inventories.

Maybe...

Halloween Costumes are NOT for Everyone!

Why do we insist on dressing up our babies and our pets, which in some cases are one in the same, in Halloween Costumes? Let’s start with our newborn infants. It’s not like our baby can say, yes, I love this outfit or no, this one doesn’t show off...

Hippie Costumes

Look no further, you have found a great resource for Hippie Costume Ideas. This was the era of peace, love, flower power and tie-die. If you are about peace and love and not war, then you ready to get your groove...

How do YOU Behave in a Costume Store

This may surprise you, but this article is not related to children in a costume store. Based on years of experience in an adult costume store, it seems some adults need reminding of the basic and proper costume store etiquette. I was watching Oprah last night and the show was all about rude...

Inexpensive Halloween Costume Ideas

It seems these days we come across many Halloween Costumes that don’t require spending a lot of money. From Sexy Costumes to Classic Costumes and everything in between, there are inexpensive Halloween Costumes at every turn. Back in the day,...

Infant Halloween Costume Ideas - Most Adorable in 2010

Choosing the best infant Halloween costume ideas is never an easy choice. First of all, every single costume that you can find for babies is adorable, and secondly it’s difficult to find something that every other baby won’t...

Lederhosen and Dirndl Costumes

There are places in the world, particularly Austria, where the men dress in lederhosen and women dress in dirndls. You might wonder what the big deal is, but these folks do not just dress up in costume for tourists, no they have the real deal. In fact, those visiting the area, often don...

Mafia and Gangster Costumes

Everyone loves a great 1920’s classic mafia and gangster movie. You watch the old Godfather movies and dream of what that kind of live would have meant for you. Nowadays, though, you can still dress the part and throw costume theme party for that era. Your invitees will dress up in...

Mafia Halloween Costumes - Unusual Costume Ideas for Your Gangster

Mafia Halloween costumes are a great choice for many people. Getting attention is easy when everyone sees you as the ‘boss’. Some people might think that gangsters are overdone or too common when it comes time for Halloween, but this is actually a timeless classic costume that can always be...

Mardi Gras Masks are Required by Law

Each year, the city of New Orleans transforms into the largest party town of the country. Complete with parades, festivals and musical entertainment, this is just one party you will not want to miss. Even if you cannot make it to New Orleans for Mardi Gras, there will undoubtedly be a...

Naughty Nurse Costumes

One of the most popular Halloween costumes of all time is the Naughty Nurse Costume. Year after year, our costume specialists find the naughty nurse to top the charts. Most, if not all, of the naughty nurse costumes are undeniably sexy and for some… they are rather humorous. Even...

Plus Size Halloween Costumes - Find Costumes You Will Love

Every single year in the early fall, people rush out to choose the sexiest, trendiest, and most glamorous or terrifying Halloween costumes. When it comes to plus sizes, there is never usually much to find unless you head to a specialty shop or have something custom made. However, plus size...

Sailor Costumes

Every year at about the same time, the local University holds their annual Sailor Costume Party. Sailor Costumes are also quite popular at Halloween. Uniform costumes, especially sailor costumes, are a sure way to combine your innocent looks with sexy high-class appeal. Whether...

Sexy and Not-So-Sexy Nurse Costumes

Leading the way this Halloween is the sexy nurse costume for men and women. Yes, nurse costumes are for men too. I’m actually a bit surprised at how few of the nurse costumes will fit most men,...

Teen Halloween Costume- Tips for Parents

When it comes to raising teenagers, it’s definitely no easy feat. However, there are ways to help them be smart about their decisions, including teen Halloween costume ideas that are a little more conservative and parent-approved than what your teen might want to wear. Every teen wants to...

The Best and Worst Superhero Costumes

So you want to be a Super Hero – everyone has probably had that same desire starting from your early childhood. You know you did it when you were a kid - you dreamed of it, imagined it, and dressed the part. You had your superhero fantasies, everyone did – whether they admit it or not! We...

Which Bedroom Costume is for you?

Everyone loves Halloween, the biggest celebration of the year where everyone can return to their childhood and dress up however they please, without any criticism. It’s expected. If you don’t dress up for Halloween, in fact, people look at you a little different and wonder what is wrong...

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