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Top 11 Halloween Costume Themes for 2015

With Halloween right around the corner, now is a great time to get head start on buying your costume. BuyCostumes just released their top 10 costume themes of 2015 and so we went ahead and researched as we do every year and bring you our findings of 11 excellent costume theme selections. Yes, Game of Thrones and X-Men etc are still popular but as we discovered, there are some unusual findings and searches happening around the internet and people are going costume-buying crazy all ready. Prepare for the best Halloween costumes ideas 2015.

5 Important Steps To Planning The Perfect Halloween Party

5 Important Steps To Planning The Perfect Halloween Party

Do you wonder where to get started? Looking for great party ideas? This short article will help you with some ideas and suggestions on how to create the most memorable Halloween party.

Step 1 – Style and Theme

5 Important Steps To Planning The Perfect Halloween PartyThis doesn’t necessarily mean asking guests to arrive in costume and making sure that all the food is a certain shade of blue! However some thought to the style and theme of your party will help you to plan the elements so that the party ideas have a distinct feel to them, one that your guests will remember.

Predator Halloween Masks and Hands For Adults and Children

Predator Halloween Masks and Hands For Adults and Children

Predator Halloween Masks and Hands For Adults and ChildrenPredator the movie is still as popular today as it was back in 1987, yes 1987, nearly 30 years old and the costumes, masks and props still sell like hot cakes every year.

We always notice visitors to our sites in search of Predator costumes, to see what costumes are available to buy and luckily enough there are some amazing ones available.

But we also get a lot of email wondering about Predator masks and accessories so today we have found some amazing masks, gloves, boots etc for you to go check out and get delivered right to your door step.

Who is the Mad Hatter and What Fancy Dress Costumes are Available?

The Mad Hatter

Who is the Mad Hatter and What Fancy Dress Costumes are Available?How doth the little crocodile
Improve his shining tail,
And pour the waters of the Nile
On every golden scale!

How cheerfully he seems to grin,
How neatly spread his claws,
And welcome little fishes in
With gently smiling jaws!

Who Is The Mad Hatter?

Who is the Mad Hatter and What Fancy Dress Costumes are Available?The Mad Hatter, the character from Alice Adventures in Wonderland is one of my favourite and most fascinating fictional creations, but where did the idea for the Mad Hatter stem from? Also, what Halloween and Fancy Dress costumes can we get from this character?

Goldilocks And The Three Bears Fancy Dress Costume Ideas

Goldilocks And The Three Bears Fancy Dress Costume Ideas

Goldilocks And The Three Bears Fancy Dress Costume IdeasHere is a great costume idea for a family or even a group of friend for the Halloween and that is the classic fairy-tale bedtime story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears.

Most of us know this story from our childhood or from telling it to our children and it is a much loved and fascinating fairy-tale. From this great story we can get some excellent costume ideas for the Halloween or for any fancy dress party.

 For The Family

Goldilocks And The Three Bears Fancy Dress Costume IdeasThere are a number of options here and you will find most costumes here at our site. If you are a family of 3-4 it is possible for a parent to be Goldilocks and the children to be the Bears.

Who is the Queen of Hearts and What Fancy Dress Costumes are Available?

Who is the Queen of Hearts and What Fancy Dress Costumes are Available?

The Queen Of Hearts and Fancy Dress Costumes To Die For

Wow! wow! wow!

I speak severely to my boy,
I beat him when he sneezes;
For he can thoroughly enjoy
The pepper when he pleases!

Who is the Queen of Hearts and What Fancy Dress Costumes are Available?Lewis Caroll wrote Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland in 1865, over a hundred and fifty years ago and still to this day the story is as popular as ever amongst children and adults. The book is still in print and countless movies have been created about the story.

History of Roman Weapons and How To Find Them For Fancy Dress Costumes

Who is the Queen of Hearts and What Fancy Dress Costumes are Available?

History of Roman Weapons and How To Find Them For Fancy Dress CostumesHere at Halloween All Year Around we love our Roman costumes and are always seeking out the best from our costume companies and you can check out the costumes available by continuing on here.

Today we are going to talk about Roman weaponry out of interest and for people that seek Roman weapons for their costumes which there are some amazing shields and swords available.

Roman Centurion Weaponry

The Roman empire conquered a large portion of the known civilized world by using their far superior weapons and clever war tactics. Menacing and brutal as they were, each member of the legion, commanded by their Centurion leader, would each have a collection of weapons. Here is a list worth checking out.

Disney’s Frozen Kids Fancy Dress Costumes and New Movie 2015

Disney's Frozen Kids Fancy Dress Costumes and New Movie 2015

Disney's Frozen Kids Fancy Dress Costumes and New Movie 2015As our returning readers and costumers to our site will know is that we are Frozen crazy here (like everyone else) and have loved, over the past year and a half, talking about and bringing the Frozen Character fancy dress costumes to our site.

These have probably being our most popular costumes we have introduced to our visitors and the sales of these costumes have been massive leading to the companies we work along side, running out of costumes. And not only for Halloween but at Christmas too.

Top 5 Companies Online To Buy Halloween and Fancy Dress Costumes

Top 5 Companies Online To Buy Halloween and Fancy Dress Costumes

Most Halloween costumes these days are bought online. Here on our site, we have been lucky enough to work alongside most of these companies and see firsthand the quality of service they provide for their customers especially with the great feedback we get because of our research

Stunning Queen Of Hearts Halloween Costumes From Alice in Wonderland

Who is the Queen of Hearts and What Fancy Dress Costumes are Available?

Stunning Queen Of Hearts Halloween Costumes From Alice in Wonderland Step forward for the most exquisite Halloween costume to brace the world for Women and young girls this year, the crazy yet appealing Queen Of Hearts. If you are as excited about Halloween as we are, and also out to impress, then look no further than the outrageously beauty of The Queen of Hearts costumes available online.

Everyone loves to shout the “Off with their heads” catchphrase, just like The Queen herself likes to bellow. She is the most foulmouthed Monarch that loves dishing out death sentences for the littlest of offenses, making her a little scary, and also making her an excellent Halloween costume choice.

Why Toy Story Fancy Dress Halloween Costumes Are Still As Popular As Ever?

Why Toy Story Fancy Dress Halloween Costumes Are Still As Popular As Ever?

Toy Story and an Amazing Legacy

Why Toy Story Fancy Dress Halloween Costumes Are Still As Popular As Ever? Its hard to believe that the first Toy Story movie was released in 1995, yes, I know, crazy, and it was the first movie made by Disney/Pixar, and also the first entire movie to be made in CGI.

With the great voices of Tom Hanks and Tim Allen, and directed and co written by John Lasseter, it was sure to be a box office hit and grossed 191 million in it’s initial release and 361 million worldwide, receiving very positive reviews.

Tim Burton Halloween and Fancy Dress Movie Costume Ideas

Tim Burton Halloween and Fancy Dress Movie Costume Ideas

Tim Burton Halloween and Fancy Dress Movie Costume IdeasOut of all my costume sites and all the costumes here at our site, the choice of costumes available for the great Tim Burton and all his movies is fantastic as you will see by visiting our Tim Burton Costume Page and you can see you will be spoiled for choice for the Halloween or any fancy dress party this year.

What Costumes Are Available?

Here I will give a brief overview of what is available on our site and to buy online for both men and women and with some for children too. These are probably some of the best costumes you will see and some of the most fun to wear at Halloween.

Who was the Lone Ranger and what is the History of This Superhero?

The Lone Ranger And Tonto

“A fiery horse with the speed of light, a cloud of dust and a hearty “Hi-yo Silver, Away!”

Just who was the masked man and how did this great TV programme come about?

Who was the Lone Ranger and what is the History of This Superhero?So the New Lone Ranger Movie has just hit our screens and has received mixed reviews but as a huge Lone Ranger fan, I still can not wait to see it. This move may introduce a hero to a new brace of fans, but has been around for decades. So who was the Lone Ranger and what is the history of this Super Hero.

Who Were The Ninja People Part 3? Ninjas in Popular Culture

Who Were The Ninja People Part 3? Ninjas in Popular Culture

Ninjas In Popular Culture

Who Were The Ninja People Part 3? Ninjas in Popular CultureContinuing on from our popular short Ninja articles, as we have seen from the History of the Ninja to the Tactics and Disguises of the Ninja we have a different perception of what a Ninja is and looks like, and it is all down to modern popular culture.

The Ninja is very popular, especially with young children, and this is mainly due to movies, cartoons, novels or comics such as GI Joe or Marvel Universe, and also the most popular of all time, The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Man of Steel Kryptonian Nemesis Fancy Dress Costumes For Kids and Adults

Man of Steel Kryptonian Nemesis Fancy Dress Costumes For Kids and Adults

The Return of Superman in Man of Steel!

Man of Steel Kryptonian Nemesis Fancy Dress Costumes For Kids and AdultsSo it finally happened after a couple of years in the making, the new Superman Movie has finally hit the screens. Now, I don’t want to get in to film-review mode, after watching the movie last night, I’ll leave it and say enjoyable.

But here at our Halloween Costume site, we were, as always, very very excited to hear about a new Superman movie because new movie usually means new fancy dress costumes to bring to our visitors that are always looking for the most up-to-date costumes available to be delivered right to their doorsteps.

Creature from the Black Lagoon Classic Cult Movie and Remake

Creature from the Black Lagoon Classic Cult Movie and Remake

Some Background and Facts!

Creature from the Black Lagoon Classic Cult Movie and RemakeBecause we are a huge fan of the Halloween costume available for this monster for children,  (do check it out, it is awesome and one of the biggest sellers) we will talk about this classic cult movie and a possible remake as we tend to do on our site.

The Creature From the Black Lagoon is an original 1954 classic horror movie directed by Jack Arnold. It had a cast of Richard Carlson, Julia Adams, Richard Denning, Antonio Moreno, and Whit Bissell and was one of the first 3D movies. The creature was played by Ben Chapman on land and Ricou Browning in underwater scenes.

Who Were The Ninja People Part 2? Training Tactics and Disguises

Training Tactics and Disguises

Who Were The Ninja People Part 2? Training Tactics and DisguisesContinuing on from our first popular Ninja article which you can read here if you haven’t already. We will know talk about the skills and war tactics of the Ninja people.

The skills of the Ninja are now known in modern times as Ninjitsu and historically it covered espionage and survival skills. Like the Samurai, Ninjas were born into their profession and trained from childhood, studying survival and scouting skills, as well as information on poisons and explosives.

Physical and endurance training was very important and involved combat, swimming, long distance running, climbing and stealth methods of walking.

Who Were The Ninja People Part 1?

Who Were The Ninja People Part 1?

Who Were The Ninja?

Who Were The Ninja People Part 1?Because we love our Ninja Costumes here on our site (check out the adults and childrens available) we want to do a sequence on the history of the Ninja in a 3 part article we know our visitors will enjoy and appreciate. So here we go..

The Ninja or Shinobi were a Japanese people and are very mysterious indeed and only a small amount of legit information is known about these people. Ninjas get a bad rap and were not bad assassins that only killed for fun.

Famous Mascots and Their Costumes from Around the World Part 2

Famous Mascots and Their Costumes from Around the World Part 2

Famous Mascots from Around the World Part 1

Famous Mascots and Their Costumes from Around the World Part 2Continuing on from the Famous Mascots Article part 1 we will talk about mascots drawn from TV and movies. If you think about a lot of TV and movie characters, cartoon characters, book characters etc. you can get a picture of the amount of characters that are mascots and have potential to be excellent Mascot Costumes.

Lets take one of the most famous cartoon families of all time, The Simpsons. There are a ton of very recognizable characters in the Simpsons from Homer, Marge and Bart etc. As well as Moe and so on, tons of great characters that make brilliant mascot costumes.

Top 10 Craziest Funniest Outrageous Harlem Shake Videos From Around The Globe

Cherrio Gangnam Style and hello Harlem Shake, though to be honest, with the power and speed on the Internet fads these days, Harlem Shakes are near enough out of fashion already and we have seen yes anti-Harlem Shake videos etc. but that’s just the way it goes, got to ride the Internet wave.

Just How Good Will The New Lone Ranger Movie Be 2013?

Just How Good Will The New Lone Ranger Movie Be 2013?The Lone Ranger is returning in August 2013 in a new exciting movie and who knows what type of baddies and evil enemies he will have to face. Disney has taking the reigns of this new movie and the actors starring in this movie include Johnny Depp as Tonto and Armie Hammer as John Reid aka The Lone Ranger.

Once again, Helena Bonham Carter stars along side Depp in another movie. I will admit I did not have high hopes for this move when I first heard it was in the making, but, after seeing the trailer, as a HUGE Lone Ranger fan I am very excited, it looks amazing, check it out below.

Superhero Movies, The Flash and the Release Date for the Movie

Who is The Flash and When is the New Movie Been Released?

Superhero Movies, The Flash and the Release Date for the MovieThe date for The Flash Movie is still yet unknown with some saying next year yet I have seen 2015 been mentioned, who knows, but I can not wait as the Flash is such a cool Superhero and one of my favourite.

Apparently Warner Brothers went back to the drawing board after The Green Lanterns performance in the box office, which they should because it simply sucked big time.

According to ‘Wrath of the Titans’ screenwriter, Dan Mazeau , he mentioned in an interview “it is to of the priority list with Warner Brothers”, so that is some great news.

Top 10 Christmas Costumes For Adults To Buy Online

Nearly as crazy as Halloween is the search online for unique Christmas costumes for adults to either use for family fun, office parties, Christmas parties or plays, and here we have researched and found the most popular or hidden gems waiting to be found. These costumes are the best been purchased online right now and we have used the reviews, the amount been purchased and the search results to make this list. Enjoy!

10. The Grinch Deluxe Adult Costume

A List of the Best Couples Halloween and Fancy Dress Costume Ideas

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Latest News, Uncategorized | October 12, 2012

It is so much fun dressing up as a couple and in doing this you can be left with a lot of options to choose from, actually, an endless list. So finding the right idea for the pair of you, or even the group your are in, it is now easier than ever to buy great costumes online, it is just a matter of finding that right costume pair. So, to make things a little easier, I have compiled a list of the best costume ideas aimed at couples and groups and put together an excellent list of costumes and sites with many different themes and styles. Just scroll on down and click through to the site you like and hopefully you can find that awesome costume idea, enjoy.

Best Halloween Fancy Dress Costume Ideas For Men Women Children

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Latest News, Uncategorized | October 11, 2012

With a world full of thousands of costumes especially online it is no wonder at times it can be too hard to make a decision or even to know where to begin to find that perfect costume, whether it is for you or your child. So, I have done a lot of work and compiled a list of some of the best costume sites, as well as the best costumes available this year to buy online. With amazing costumes in many different genres, styles, designs for adults, children, pets and in all sizes with this list, hopefully you can be inspired and find what you are looking for. Just scroll on down and click on through and enjoy.

A List Of Sexy Halloween Costumes Women Going Crazy For

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Latest News, Uncategorized | October 11, 2012

This year again there are thousands of amazing sexy costumes available for women and it is very possible to find cheap costumes that are not tacky, full of class and character and ready to be delivered right to your door. Because there is such a vast collection online, here I have put together an excellent selection of quality cheap costumes in many different styles, themes and designs that will hopefully give you an idea of the amazing sexy costumes you can easily get these days online. Just move on down the page and find a site that catches your eyes, click through and enjoy!

A List Of The Best Halloween Fancy Dress Costumes For Children This Year

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Latest News, Uncategorized | October 1, 2012

What are the best Halloween fancy dress costumes for children for this year? With so much of a choice for parents and children themselves, here I have put together a great list of the best costumes and sites around for babies as well as girls, boys and teens with many up to date costumes from funny to scary, to cute, to movie characters to action and so on. Most are reasonably cheap yet quality made which is great news for today’s budgets and also for parents with out the time to make costumes. Just scroll on down the page and click through to the site that you like, enjoy.

What Are The Best Tim Burton Movies Halloween Costumes Available?

Tim Burton

fancy dressTim Burton, born in 1958, is an American film director who has brought us some of the best movies over the years, very imaginative and entertaining movies. He is married to Helena Bonham Carter who has also starred in a couple of his movies.

Johnny deep became a close friend and starred in some of his most memorable movie like Edward Scissor hands, Sweeney Todd, A corpse bride, Ed Wood, Sleepy Hollow, Charlie And The Chocolate Factory and Alice in Wonderland.

Marvin The Martian Returns to the Big Screen in New Movie

Marvin Returns To Our Screens!

Marvin The Martian Halloween Costumes Yep, that is right! One of the reasons I created this post is because of the news that in 2012/13 a Marvin the Martian movie is to be released which prompt me to go on to Youtube and watch all the Marvin the Martian cartoons, reminding me of my childhood (and the Marvin teddy bear I still own yikes!) and the laughter this great character brought me over the year, and still does.

Who Are The Justice League in the Comics and Will There Be A Movie?

Who Are The Justice League?

The Justice League Of America Green Lantern and Flash Halloween CostumesThe Justice League of America is a collaboration of a lot of great super heroes who have teamed up together to bring justice to the world.

Made again by DC Comics in 1960, it brought together The Flash, The Green Lantern, Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Martian Manhunter, Green Arrow, Atom, Hawkman, Hawkwoman, Captain Marvel, Plastic Man and Red Tornado and as a comic has remained popular with fans.

There has been a good animated series called The Justice League from 2001-2004 and the Justice League Unlimited 2004-2006 featuring a huge range of characters which is well worth checking out.

Enjoying The Mythology In Clash Of The Titans the Movies

greek and roman Mythology In Clash Of The Titans

Clash Of The TitansIn 1981 a classic fantasy movie by the name of “Clash Of The Titans” was released and was a box-office hit. Directed by Desmond Davis and a cast of Laurence Olivier as the king of the gods Zeus, Ursula Andress as Aphrodite and Harry Hamlin as Perseus, though the effects look a little clunky now by today’s standards, still was a huge hit and now has a cult following.

Who Is The Real Green Lantern Super Hero?

The Green Lantern new movie

Who Is The Green Lantern?

Green Lantern from the Justice LeagueIf you watched the movie and before, had never heard of this famous superhero, do not be turned of by a movie that sucked and could have and should have been a much better movie considering all we know about our hero, and let us go back to the real Green Lantern and who exactly he is.

The Green Lantern, like his allies The Flash, is again the mix of different characters who have taking on the role as this Super Hero, appearing in many great comics and published by DC Comics. He first came on the scene in 1940 and the first character was Alan Scott and was created by Martin Nodell.