Mardi Gras Costumes

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Mardi Gras Costumes

Tuesday February 25. 2020

There is no better party than Carnivale and no better time to pull out all the stops and don your Mardi Gras finest.  First we culled through hundreds of costumes to gather the best of the best Mardi Gras costumes and then we searched for great jester costumes, Voodoo costumes, and Masquerade costumes to make sure you had enough options.  We particularly love the Voodoo Doctor and His Voodoo Dolls as a great group costume for both trick or treating teens or adult costume parties. And don't you think this beautiful watercolor card depicting a Venetian Masquerade party would make for wonderful inspiration for a visual twist on the standard Carnivale, Halloween, or Mardi Gras costume party? Continue Reading →

Couples Costumes 2019

Couples Costumes

Couples Costumes 2019

Searching for the perfect couple's costume? Party Idea Pros offers lots of matched pairs — some serious, some formal, some sexy, and some downright silly. Party Hearty!

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Be sure to also check out more Party Idea Pros costume ideas  everything Halloween

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Personalized Halloween Cocktail Napkins

 

Trick or Treat Personalized Cocktail Napkins, Personalized Halloween Cocktail Napkins

Personalized Halloween Cocktail Napkins

Personalized Halloween Cocktail Napkins

When we first saw this picture on Tiny Prints instagram, all we could think of is we need to share this modern take on a very classic party idea. Years ago, no self respecting hostess would consider throwing a party without having ordered personalized cocktail napkins.  We find it fascinating that all things from the 1970's are very much back in vogue this year including cocktail napkins. The only difference is that in the day, the graphic was design was usually minimal, maybe a small rose or leaf combined with the guest of honor's name in one of a half dozen or so typography choices. Today, we are privy to fabulous graphics and a whole slew of fonts from which to choose. Continue Reading →

Best Teen Costume – Sailor Moon!

Best Teen Costume – Sailor Moon!

The results are unanimous!  At least so far this year, Party Idea Pros favorite teen costumes are without a doubt these Sailor Moon Costumes. True to the appearance of the actual Sailor anime cartoon characters, these costumes are increasingly difficult to find so you will definitely not see them everywhere.  Additionally, they work perfectly for our theory that since most teenage girls travel in packs, their costumes must not only be cute and somewhat appropriate, they also need to be available in multiple colors and styles so all their girlfriends can coordinate.  This particular costume has the added advantage of having a guy version too!  In fact, these would make great couples costumes also!

Sailor Moon Tuxedo Mask Costume   prince darian cosplay costume from sailor moon

Tuxedo Mask Costume | Prince Darian

So who exactly is Sailor Moon?  Sailor Moon, also known as Usagi Tsukino, is an underachieving schoolgirl who lives in Tokyo. She meets Luna who is searching for the Moon Princess. Luna discovers that she is destined to save Earth from the forces of evil and gives Usagi a brooch to transform into Sailor Moon, and asks her to form the Sailor Soldiers, find their princess and protect the “Legendary Silver Crystal.” As Usagi matures, she becomes one of the universe's powerful warriors and protects her adopted home planet, Earth, from villains who wish to harm it. Usagi is depicted as carefree and cheerful when at ease but quickly serious and strategic-minded when fighting.

So gals, as you hit the street together as superheroes Sailor Jupiter, Sailor, Mercury, Sailor Mars, and Sailor Moon this Halloween have fun and please be safe!

Party Hearty!

Valentine’s Day Party – Couples Costume Ideas

Couples Costumes

Valentine's Day Party – Couples Costume Ideas

We have had a huge surge in requests for couples costume ideas for Valentine's Day parties. And yes, for some, Valentine's Day is yet another excuse for wearing cute and sexy costumes!

Party Idea Pros has made searching for the perfect couple’s costume easy.  We have gathered together a large selection to the best matched pairs available — some serious, some formal, some sexy, and some downright silly – and organized them into easy to follow categories.

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“Make it a Double!” Couples Costume Party

Halloween Couples Costumes Party

“Make it a Double!” Couples Costume Party

DOUBLE YOUR PLEASURE, DOUBLE YOUR FUN!  A fun-filled couples costume party theme with built in entertainment whether you are hosting a college party, a couples shower, or a Halloween party.

Searching for the perfect couple's costume? Party Idea Pros offers lots of matched pairs — some serious, some formal, some sexy, and some downright silly. Continue Reading →

Anime Character Costumes

Anime Character Costumes

As many of you already know, we are Yahoo news junkies and every once in a while, a story inspires us, appalls us, or simply makes us laugh.  This morning's story about a gal from Ukraine who spends hours each day transforming herself into a real life anime character got our creative juices flowing.  For months we have been contemplating how best to showcase the amazing custom anime character costumes but worried that they might not quite achieve the desired look on a real live human being.

Cosplay Air Gear Ringo Noyamano Costume

We were wrong – with a little make-up and great cosplay costume, just about anyone can transform themselves into a living anime character for not much more than an off the rack Halloween costume.  These high quality, custom designed cosplay anime character costumes look amazingly authentic and will definitely help you stand out from the pack this Halloween.  Cosplay costumes also work great as couples costumes and group costumes but it is essential that you plan ahead because they are special order and take a few extra days for delivery.

Here are a few videos showing you how2 create those amazingly large anime eyes fanboys adore.

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Vintage Halloween Costume Ideas

More Halloween costumes!  Again we looked to inspiration from our good friends over at GreatGets.com.  They have put together an inspired collection of vintage finds from  LittleLightVintage that will make for unique one of a kind Halloween costumes.  The bright pink and blue petticoats are extremely versatile.  Think burlesque, clowns, fairies, butterflies, wild neon beauties – the possibilities are endless.  LittleLightVintage has adorable sailor dresses, psychedelic '60s shift dresses, and even a fun tennis outfit that would make a perfect half of a “couples who play together, stay together” couples costumes. Remember, these are one of a kind pieces so if you like something you need to jump on it quickly. Even if your original favorite has been sold, take some time to explore Daryn's Etsy store – chances are you will find something else you like just as much!

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What to Wear to a Great Gatsby Roaring 20s Theme Party

Great Gatsby Roaring 20s Inspired Clothing

Full of glitz, glamour, ornate details, and a true style all its own – what girl wouldn't want “The Great Gatsby” look? Whether you are planning a casual Gatsby themed garden party, fabulous, glamorous cocktail evening, or even attending a Great Gatsby costume viewing party, there are plenty of ways to add a flapper-esque flair to any look with the 1920s fashion inspired dresses and accessories over at ModCloth.

  • Details, details, details. Epaulets, pearls, rhinestones, and sequins were highly used during this time period to add glitz to an evening outfit.
  • Slender silhouettes. While you could still see a full skirt, long hemline, and high neck, the robe de style dress featuring a drop waist and straight cut was the most popular style.
  • Haute headpieces. To top off the entire look, add a whimsical & decadent headpiece from ModCloth. You can even DIY a fabulous headband with ribbon, feathers, and gemstones!

For more tips & tricks to achieve the perfect flapper-esque look, you can visit the ModStylists here: ModCloth ModStylists Will Style You Up!. The ModStylists can put together a look-book specifically for you!

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The Great Gatsby Movie Viewing & Costume Party

The Great Gatsby Movie Viewing Costume Party

The Great Gatsby Movie Viewing & Costume Party

The Great Gatsby Movie Viewing & Costume Party

The Great Gatsby Movie Viewing & Costume Party is our of our all time favorite themes! We absolutely love Great Gatsby themed Costume Parties.   Not surprisingly, costumes are required.  I always get flack from my husband when I suggest he simply wear a suit and hat.  After much conjoling, I finally persuade him to don a dapper classic tuxedo like the one worn by Leonardo DiCaprio in the poster.   Done!

An even harder problem is what should I wear?  So many options but I particularly love the very reasonably priced Anna-Kaci flapper dresses on Amazon.  To complete the outfits order a coordinating boaLong Satin Gloves, a Costume Cigarette Holder, a flapper wig or headband or hat, and flapper beads / pearls.

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