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Masquerade Dresses And Masks
Discovering who’s behind a masquerade mask adds an element of intrigue, romance and mystery to the evening. It’s an enticing combination revelers have enjoyed for centuries. The first masquerade balls were held in Venice, Italy in the 1200′s. The practice became popular in Europe and the Americas in the 17th and 18th centuries, and continues to be enjoyed today.
Traditionally, masquerades were held only for the wealthy elite, and elaborate costumes and masks were worn. Mask makers formed intricate masks either of papier-mache combined with glue or clay, dried and decorated them with white paint, gold Read the rest of this entry »
Batman, the lovable superhero of all times needs no formal introduction as the world’s greatest detective. After witnessing his parents being murdered, he swears to avenge the killings. The batman undergoes both physical and intellectual training and dons a bat-themed costume in order to fight crime in the fictional American Gotham City. He is ably assisted by his friends and foes as well.
Kids will love a superhero themed party and this just may be the perfect costume for that party. There are so many different types of Batman costumes to choose from you’re bound to Read the rest of this entry »
Scream 4 is due out in British cinemas in April 2011 and is sure to be a sizeable hit with horror film fans.
The Scream mask and black robe made legendary in the Scream trilogy has become a enormous fancy dress favourite and is sure to pick up another popularity boost following the fourth instalments release.
So how do you construct the complete Scream outfit for your party? Well, in this article we will give you some pointers on the necessary items to construct the perfect Wes Craven tribute costumes.
Our fascination with masking our own identity, or donning another’s, for just a night, has led to a longstanding love affair with masquerade balls. As popular today, as they were with European and Elizabethan royalty, they now find their place at dances, carnivals and parades. They have also served as inspiration to literature, art, theater and the movies. They are prominent in most movies where the indulgences of royalty are being emphasized or, royal bacchanals are being depicted. For me, the word masquerade takes me back to the famous masked ball scene in The Phantom of the Opera. Read the rest of this entry »