Costume Sentence Examples
Maybe you should take off that wolf costume and show him how it's done.
That's because your usual costume isn't a costume at all.
Sonya's costume was the best of all.
But Dolokhov, who in Moscow had worn a Persian costume, had now the appearance of a most correct officer of the Guards.
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The Vallee Noire, so it seemed to me, was part and parcel of myself, the framework in which my life was set, the native costume that I had always worn - what worlds away from the silks and satins that are suited for the public stage.
Estate sales are great places to find vintage costume jewelry.
The greater part of its body is covered by a pattern of acanthus leaves, but on the shoulder is a frieze showing nomads breaking in wild mares, our chief authority for Scythian costume.
An account of the order is given in Count Luigi Cibrario's Ordini Cavallereschi (Turin, 1846) with coloured plates of the costume and badges.Advertisement
The costume of the women has undergone considerable change in the last century.
You will complete the game and unlock another costume.
Everyone who takes part will be wearing a full gorilla costume - working to save the world's last mountain gorilla costume - working to save the world's last mountain gorillas.
We are amused at beholding the costume of Henry VIII, or Queen Elizabeth, as much as if it was that of the King and Queen of the Cannibal Islands.
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The Guardian's muffled voice grew louder as he pulled the head off the costume.
They brought with them iron, which they used for their long swords and for their cutting implements; the costume of both sexes was distinct from that of the Pelasgians; they used round shields with a central boss instead of the 8-shaped or rectangular shields of the latter; they fastened their garments with brooches, and burned their dead instead of burying them as did the Pelasgians.
Men who have otherwise adopted European costume retain the tarbush.
The monument was an open-air altar, a terrace with portico, dated about zoo B.C. Many votive terra-cotta statuettes were obtained, the commonest being the figure of a sheep dressed as a woman, erect with a basket on its head, no doubt a ceremonial costume of worshippers.
It may be also regarded as 'part of the boundary line between north and south Germany, for dialect, customs, local names and costume are different on the two sides.Advertisement
Though considerable individual differences of type may be found in every village, the Berbers are distinctively a " white " race, and the majority would, if clad in European costume, pass unchallenged as Europeans.
In Assam silk is still the national dress, and forms the common costume of the women, but the men are relinquishing it as an article of daily wear in favour of cotton.
Together with costume it is necessary to study the methods of wearing the hair, for each race adopts a different method.
It is to be hoped that steps will shortly be taken to arrange articles of costume now displayed at the Indian Section, Victoria and Albert Museum, in some systematic order so as to assist students in arriving at a scientific knowledge of the subject.
In January 835 the Zott in their national costume and with their own music were conducted on a great number of boats through Bagdad.Advertisement
Either this king or an immediate successor introduced the present national costume, the dress worn by the Chinese before the Manchu conquest.
The characteristic costume of the Parsees (now frequently abandoned) is loose and flowing, very picturesque in appearance, and admirably adapted to the climate in which he lives.
One of the flags bore the image of a man, without moustaches or beard, dressed in a costume and helmet recalling those of the Circassians.
The inhabitants are distinguished from those of the mainland by peculiarities of dialect, costume and habits; and even the various peninsulas differ from each other in these particulars.
The cassock, though part of the canonical costume of the clergy, is not a liturgical vestment.
For the official costume of the various orders of clergy see the article Vestments.
The outdoor costume of the Persian women is quite another thing.
The poor law was also amended, absolute religious liberty was proclaimed, and he even succeeded in inventing and popularizing a national costume which was in general use from 1778 till his death.
The Egyptian inscriptions show that Cambyses officially adopted the titles and the costume of the Pharaohs, although we may very well believe that he did not conceal his contempt for the customs and the religion of the Egyptians.
Paul embellished the costume of the cardinals, collected jewels for his own adornment, provided games and food for the Roman people and practically instituted the carnival.
In a contemporary psalter (preserved in the library of St Mark at Venice) there is a portrait of him, with a grey beard, crowned and robed in imperial costume.
The Rumanian women retain their native costume, and are further distinguished by the wooden cradles, slung over the shoulders, in which they carry their infants; the Servian mothers prefer a canvas bag.
Even the costume of the Croatian peasantry, to whom brilliant colours and intricate embroideries are always dear, proclaims their racial identity with the Serbs; their songs, dances and musical instruments, the chief part of their customs and folk-lore, their whole manner of life, so little changed by its closer contact with Western civilization, may be studied in Servia (q.v.) itself.
In the west division the population is wholly Teutonic, but in the east there is a strong Wendish or Slavonic element, still to be traced in the peculiar manners and costume of the country-people, though these are gradually disappearing.
In art they are most generally represented in military costume.
The maÃ®tre d' looked at her skeptically, as if the woman passing in a revealing Middle Eastern belly dancing costume ahead of her was normal and jeans were not.
With Sex and the City costume designer and stylist Patricia Fields dressing the Devil women, the bag has received added cachet.
His costume otherwise was simple enough, consisting merely of a small kilt of white calico.
Some owners wear full period costume to really get into the swing of things.
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I was having no luck finding a sheep/lamb costume for my daughters Christmas Carol concert.
And Mongolia is represented with by a nobleman's costume that includes a robe made of yellow Russian silk damask.
Maggie Jewett, the school's assistant dean, told The Associated Press staff members were outraged at the costume.
By means of Stevens we see the slow deconstruction of his facade, his costume.
Quality costume jewelry picked up the now defunct fine jewelry market.
I'm hoping to become a succesful stylist and costume designer.
You have entered a fascinating world of collectible Russian costume dolls.
He will also appear in the title role of Pepys, a lavish costume drama for the BBC.
Head to the main square, where locals, dressed in traditional Canarian costume, perform folk dances.
Sideshow has recreated the film costume on this scale extremely well, including the extra forearm detailing.
The same musician who would not hang his costume became friendly with a female member of staff.
My costume was itchy and my make-up felt funny.
This is a charming piece of vintage costume jewelry that will add a touch of vintage glitz to any outfit.
We keep Bullseye's coldness and his inventiveness as an assassin but not his costume or his long-standing grudge against DD.
Put on a Halloween skeleton costume, a witches costume or simply pop on a skull halloween mask.
Why not come and visit us in person, whilst browsing for this years Halloween costume?
But Flavilla obstinately insisted on her scaled and fish-tailed costume.
Fine jewelry combined with costume jewelry are wardrobe essentials.
The Flash costume consists of a bright red and yellow jumpsuit with attached boot tops and headpiece.
Costume consists of white one piece jumpsuit with red sequin trim and molded belt buckle.
The Lady Awoken by strange noises, he saw Isabel being helped down a rope ladder, by a figure in Highland costume.
We recommend buying a black leotard from the High Street plus this item for a complete costume.
Later, a maid went down to the landing, stowed away luncheon, water-bottles and costume word game in the canoe.
Some work for one of the large costumiers, gaining experience of costume making.
Fran danced with a large and slightly moth-eaten man in a bear costume, much to her delight and Josie's horror!
A number of models in period costume add realism to each room.
A party of soldiers wearing the inelegant costume ' ' of the line ' ' are making the place echo with their boisterous revelry.
Quickly changing into the costume of her alter-ego, The Shadow Lady, she pursues the getaway car in her high powered roadster.
Fancy Dress Adult Angel Costume Costume consists of long dress and waist sash.
Cartoon Robin Costume S Where would Batman be without his ' Ward ' and faithful sidekick, Robin?
Her costume's so skimpy her breast pops out when the werewolf pulls the cross from her neck.
Below a Purbeck marble slab are carved figures of her ten children in the costume of the period.
The perfect piece of retro vintage costume jewelry for adding a little vintage sparkle to your outfit.
Today, I have grown too stout to fit into my karate costume, and am fair game for any villainous rent boy.
In the costume fittings pretty much everything we tried was an original in black or black taffeta.
Its heritage is synonymous with excellence in all things theatrical, from acting and staging to costume.
She wore the most beautiful dance dress which looked to me more like a long tutu than a cabaret costume.
Mingle with actors in period costume as they demonstrate weaponry and talk about their lives.
The native costume is passing out of use in many places (especially among the women, whose costume is mere elaborate than that of the men), partly owing to the spread of modern ideas, partly owing to its cost; and in the Campidano and in the mining districts it is now rarely seen.
Worst of all, the Orthodox tsar occasionally abandoned the decorous flowing robes of his venerated ancestors, and appeared publicly in the unseemly costume of heretical foreigners, whilst his consort, when carried through the streets in a litter, did not conceal her face from the public gaze.
Its subject, which is of high historical value as a record of costume, represents the translation of the body of St Mark, and gives us a view of the west faÃ§ade of the church as it was at the beginning of the 13th century before the addition of the ogee gables, with alternating crockets and statues, and the intermediate pinnacled canopies placed between the five great arches of the upper storey.
Besides the strictly liturgical vestments there are also numerous articles of costume worn at choir services, in processions, or on ceremonial occasions in everyday life, which have no sacral character; such are the almuce, the cappa and mozzetta (see Cope), the rochet (q.v.), the pileolus, a skullcap, worn also sometimes under mitre and tiara.
Even more striking is the fact that in civilized countries what is permitted at certain times is forbidden at others; a woman will expose far more of her person at night, in the ballroom or theatre, than would be considered seemly by day in the street; and a bathing costume which would be thought modest on the beach would meet with reprobation in a town.
The vocabulary of old oriental costume is surprisingly large, and some perplexity is caused by the independent evolution both of the technical terms (where they are intelligible) and of the articles of dress themselves.
Thus the many quaint and interesting features of later Jewish costume have arisen from certain specific causes, any consideration of which concerns later and medieval costume _generally.
Evans and others in Crete, have shown that Hellenic culture was preceded in the Aegean by a civilization differing from it in many respects (see Aegean Civilization), and not least in costume.
Myres shows that the costume consists of three parts - the loin-cloth itself, a white wrapper or kilt worn over it, and a knotted girdle which secured the whole and perhaps played its part in producing and maintaining the wasp waists characteristic of the Aegean race.
This was the Doric costume, which left the right side of the body exposed and provoked the censure of Euripides (Andr. 598).
Over this the ricinium or ricer, a shawl covering the head and shoulders, was worn in early times, and retained by certain priestesses as an official costume; 4 but it gave place to the palla, the equivalent of the Greek himation, and the dress of the Roman women henceforward differed in no essential particular from that of the Greek.
Those who retain native costume wear a very full pair of silk trousers, bright colored stockings (usually pink), and a close-fitting vest with hanging sleeves and kirts, open down the front and at the sides, and long enough to turn up and fasten into the girdle, which is generally a cashmere shawl; a cloth jacket, richly embroidered with gold, and having short sleeves, is commonly worn over the vest.
From the use of the material to expand ladies' skirts the term was applied, during the third quarter of the 19th century, when the fashion of wearing greatly expanded skirts was at its height, to the whalebone and steel hoops employed to support the skirts thus worn (see Costume).
After the play I was permitted to go behind the scenes and meet her in her royal costume.
Though she came upon the count in his dressing gown every day, he invariably became confused and begged her to excuse his costume.
Soon after their arrival Mademoiselle George went out of the room to change her costume.
That was a man in hunting costume, and he rode a spirited and restive horse.
The act is fun and colorful with enough costume changes to rival even the likes of Elton John.
They also manage to be quite seductive in a hypnotic, vampire way, helped by some stunning costume design.
Her costume 's so skimpy her breast pops out when the werewolf pulls the cross from her neck.
Perseus 's costume is based on a contemporary stereotypical hero, who also wears some striking snakeskin boots.
Food, costume and decorations plus a silly game of squid rings to play at your own shipwreck party.
From grinding her own pigments to dressing up in Tudor costume to associating with historical re-enactors she will strive for the greatest authenticity possible.
Oswald Mosley used to strut around in a black costume of his own devising.
I also have this amazing costume, which has all these wires coming out of it, with these long tendrils of black silk.
Wear very warm clothes - you could also come in Halloween costume.
Speaking of era themes, another fun element to add to a shower is having a costume shower.
A couples shower can be as simple as a backyard barbecue or as complex as a "what do you want to be when you grow up?" costume party, where guests dress like the profession they wanted to be when they were five.
Halloween pacifiers can be part of a costume with funny little vampire teeth pacifier or something as simple as a Boo Pacifier by Personalized Pacifiers.
Every little ballerina needs a dance costume, so include baby's first dance outfit that features a tulle tutu skirt.
One option is to search through your local phone listings for costume shops or party supply stores close to you.
Take a photo of her dressed up in a princess costume and use to create a pillow, nightgown, coffee cup, or wall mural.
You'll want a towel for cleaning up spills and keeping the makeup off the costume.
You won't be finding the aforementioned creamy green base there, though, so check your costume store or the Halloween section of your favorite catch-all store.
This works especially well for those with sensitive skin who don't wish to put the thicker costume makeup on.
You can create most of a cat look without ever visiting a costume supply shop.
With the white face paint, the only thing you should've really had to buy on the costume makeup aisle, make circles on the apples of your cheeks.
Play the part of a true belly dancer with an exotic costume and the kind of makeup fit for a stage performance!
Vampires are a popular costume idea for many reasons.
Vampires are a unisex option that are sultry and sexy, making them the perfect choice for adult costume parties.
If you'd like to look more majestic and magical, try pairing your costume with silver details and glitter.
Although not as popular as some of the other classic face makeup ideas for Halloween, a clown or a mime is an easy to create costume requiring little more than a few basic clothing choices and some creative makeup.
Again, before the big day, try your costume on with your special effects makeup.
Want to make fangs for your vampire costume?
Halloween makeup pictures are a great way to find guidance and inspiration for your next costume party or trick-or-treat outing.
A second, more generous coat resulted in ample curl and genuine fullness, accentuated by just the right amount of length - bold, but not so over-the-top that I looked like I was wearing a costume.
The perfect zombie makeup will add the finishing touch to your Halloween costume.
The most popular zombie costume is simply wearing a suit and using makeup.
Choosing your costume is only half the battle; now it's time to tackle your face with some helpful Halloween makeup instructions.
There are basic makeup tips and more complex ones, depending on the costume.
Whether your costume calls for a transition to overt glamour, extreme hideousness, edgy darkness or exceptional beauty, makeup can help you achieve a realistic look.
Maybe your goal is to spook the neighborhood with your frightful outfit or win the Costume of the Year award at a party.
On the flip side, perhaps your costume is all sweetness and light this year.
Just as you might add streaks of black or red to your hair for your scary costume, you can add a golden glint to your look with a spritz of metallic, temporary spray-on color.
The makeup is one of the most fun parts of putting this costume together!
Take a gothic twist on your fairy costume by using a tainted fairy makeup kit.
Gothic costumes are all the rage and the Tainted Fairy costume fits the mode.
Tainted fairy makeup is the opposite of what you would use for the basic fairy costume.
A simple way to do tainted Fairy makeup is to purchase a kit at a Halloween or costume store.
Halloween makeup kits can be found at Halloween and costume shops.
If you are unable to purchase a makeup kit for your tainted fairy costume then make use of makeup you may have on hand.
Once you have your makeup look perfected, complete your tainted fairy costume with fairy wings, a black wig and some gothic jewelry.
When the frightful night of All Hollow's Eve rolls around, creepy Halloween makeup ideas for traditional ghouls are sure to help you create a bewitching and scary costume.
While often overlooked, face makeup plays a very important role in creating a realistic and convincing costume.
Whether you plan to scare in a traditional witch costume, or choose a tattered zombie creation, these creepy Halloween makeup tips are sure to send chills down everyone's spine!
Witches are a popular costume choice for several reasons.
When applying makeup for a witchy costume, remember it's okay to go bold and costume like!
Zombie costume are another traditional favorite costume choice for several reasons.
Zombies are yet another easy to create costume, relying mostly on tattered rags and special effects makeup.
Not only will the paint need to be applied to the face, you'll want to make sure you cover the arms, hands and legs, should these body parts be visible in your costume.
Depending on your costume, face makeup ideas for Halloween may be simplistic or intensive.
Whether you opt for a pretty pirate costume or go goth in a vampire cape, the following ideas are sure to inspire your Halloween creativity!
Even if you refrain from spending lots of cash on a Halloween costume, you can still bedazzle your fellow partygoers and jaunt-seekers with a well accessorized and designed idea.
Makeup is an affordable option for creating a surplus of Halloween costume ideas.
Costume shops are the best place to find inspiration when Halloween rolls around.
Shop early for the best costume selection, and check out the stock photograph that's included with each costume design.
While some designs take the innocent route, keep in mind any costume can be made horrific or sweet depending on the small details and accessories.
With advanced planning and a bit of inspiration, you can create a party face that compliments your costume while expressing your artful creativity and spirit!
Witch face paint is an artful makeup technique that can instantly create a more realistic or fantastical costume.
The following witch makeup ideas are sure to get your creative juices brewing just in time for a costume or Halloween bash.
Applying Halloween makeup is the best way to achieve the look of a well-studied and planned costume.
Even if your costume is created from second hand threads or from a few pieces of clothing found jumbled in your closet, you can create a head-turning ensemble by focusing and investing in the finishing touches.
Witches are such an artful and eclectic costume choice since there are so many variables of witch styles and their differing personalities.
If you love the look of fairies, angels, and all things sparkly, a good witch may be the perfect costume idea.
These looks are nontraditional, yet cast an eerie style to an evil witch costume.
The best part of dressing in a witch costume is that you can make your theme as elaborate, traditional, or as ethereal as you want!
No matter your witch costume, these ideas for unique witch face paint are sure to help you cast a bewitching look!
If your costume is spring-like and full of light colors, your makeup should match.
Witches, goblins and zombies can all wear a painted spider to add to their costume design.
Popular among all genders and age groups, face painting is a rather inexpensive method of adding adornment and added flair to a costume.
In addition to costume play, face painting is an excellent way to cheer up the kids or spend a rainy day.
Theatre makeup can be purchased in costume shops or online through companies like Mehron.
If you already have a classic fairy costume, these Tinkerbell Halloween makeup ideas will pull your look together from head to toe.
While not necessary, false eyelashes will help to add a theatrical component to your costume.
Glitter or rhinestone lashes will only add more fairy charm to your costume, so be sure to indulge in any special effects if available.
Use this opportunity to indulge in special effect makeup and cosmetic accessories and you'll be sure to impress all the pixies in the hollow while flaunting your Tinkerbell costume.
A beautiful feminine goddess costume will captivate anyone who sees you.
Follow these suggestions every day or try them out for Halloween, if it fits in with your costume.
Play a costume or Halloween matching game or listen to a Halloween song.
Party Game Ideas offers Halloween fun with quick costume and trivia games.
Document your son's search for the perfect costume or your daughter's obsession with figuring out which houses have the best chocolate for trick-or-treaters.
Save memorabilia, such as candy wrappers or a feather from your child's costume to incorporate into your page.
This theme allows each couple creativity in both who they represent and their costume.
Or you'll look like you're going to a costume party.
Costume jewelry and accessories are available at discount stores and fashion boutiques.
Online costume stores such as HalloweenStreet.com, Annie's Costumes, and Buy Costumes sell a similar selection of dozens of mascot designs in a wide variety of styles.
A costume can be designed entirely to specification, with custom face molds and body designs, or schools can select a pre-made costume and change some elements, such as the color of the fur.
Choose your costume carefully if all sales are final.
However, a high-quality costume can be an investment.
A carrying case or bag will keep the costume in great condition between games.
Gowns and suits from costume designers, or renaissance themed stores will help you and your date look like you've just stepped out of Romeo and Juliet, or Macbeth.
If the prom is having a costume contest, then the couple may want to dress as a famous couple from that time period, such as Romeo and Juliet.
A guy who is going to a medieval themed prom might want to forgo the classic tuxedo for a more Shakespearean look, he could try a costume shop to find a knight outfit, or if he is the class clown, why not look for a jester's costume?
Costume stores may also have dresses, and they definitely will carry masquerade masks for both guys and girls.
Guys going to a medieval prom might want to forget the traditional tuxedo in favor of a medieval inspired costume.
When you are looking to buy a medieval prom dress or costume, there are many different places you could shop at.
You could look in costume and medieval reenactment shops that are in your local area, but they may not have a very large selection.
When you are planning for this party, have everyone bring their extra masks and other costume accessories, so you can see what you have available.
Instead of having general classes in the performing arts, these camps allow teens to plan their own curriculum and be as specific as they want, whether it's taking pottery classes, improv, or costume design.
Search through period costume books for more great ideas.
Check out your local phone listings for costume dresses, and search the Internet, too.
Junihitoe, which means "twelve-layered robe," is an incredibly expensive and complex layered kimono costume reserved for extremely important events, such as a wedding.
Additionally, it may be possible to rent the dress from specialty costume shops or a Japanese clothing store.
Think about using the shape of your cake to model a ghost or another costume idea.
If you come across a great idea in a cake decorating book, Halloween-themed, offer to bring the cake you make to a costume celebration or host one in your own home for friends and family.
Lady Gaga extends her unusual wardrobe choices to her live shows, and audiences are continuously surprised by her frequent costume changes.
As Timberlake sang he ripped off part of Jackson's costume, exposing her bare breast, enhanced by nipple jewelry, to the world.
More than 140 million viewers witnessed Jackson's "wardrobe malfunction" when, at the end of their song, he removed part of Jackson's costume to expose one of her breasts.
It's Jerry Seinfeld in a bee costume (complete with tights), promoting his film, Bee Movie.
Along with a ton of other celebs, Kiefer Sutherland was a guest at a fancy party given by the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
Everyone from leading actors to costume designers are honored, and winners receive a golden statue.
From simple fashion miscues to disasters like Bjork's swan outfit and Lady Gaga's meat costume, the only question left is who will be next on the list of worst dressed celebrities?
Halloween sweaters can be part of a costume such as a Freddy Kruger sweater or something more traditional with pumpkins, goblins, witches or just bright Halloween colors.
They're perfect for wearing under a child's costume on a cold Halloween night.
Parents and children alike may be interested in girls' clothing during the Civil War in order to get together a Halloween costume or an outfit for a school re-enactment or play.
It might be a dress bought especially for the occasion, a best dress that doesn't get enough outings or even a costume princess dress.
Buying a Princess Jasmine costume will do little for your child when she hopes to resemble Cinderella.
A complete costume includes shoes, a wand and headpiece.
The detailing of these costumes is less extravagant than their items-sold-separately counterparts, but if you are purchasing a princess dress merely for a Halloween party, then the costume is the more financially vigilant option.
Dress costume - If you're looking for a Halloween costume, your child can dress up as Hannah Montana in a costume that includes a dress, leggings and accessories.
Encourage them to create a costume that resembles the finest clothing found in these regions.
Today, the striped socks make one think of pirates and are often worn at Halloween as part of a pirate costume.
Costume Craze offers pirate striped socks that go over the knee.
Striped black and white socks come with the Alice in Wonderland costume and black and white leg warmers come with the Red Queen costume.
Pretend play days and dress-up occasions like Halloween are the perfect excuse to trot out a My Little Pony costume.
For example, the entertainment could involve more cabaret shows or elaborate costume parties you wouldn't find on a straight cruise.
Candlelit meals are served to honeymooners on the ultra-luxe vessels and couples will also enjoy a costume party midway through the itinerary.
Sometimes it's a dog in a silly costume, other times it's simply situational humor, but these lovable canines do tickle our funny bones.
The costume shocked audiences, but was allowed by censors since it had originated on ostensibly respectable stages in Europe, such as the Gaiety in London and the Folies Bergère in Paris.
Allan developed a Dance of the Seven Veils based on the biblical story of Salome that was so popular that prominent women were inspired to hold a costume party of Salome-style dress.
Morton Minsky claimed that burlesque performer Mae Dix invented it when she removed the detachable collar and cuffs of her costume in full view of the audience in order to save on her cleaning bill.
Former stripteaser Ann Corio credited Hinda Wassau with inventing the act when forced to shimmy out of a chorus costume that had caught on the beads of the ensemble worn beneath for purposes of a quick change.
Often credited with popularizing costume jewelry, Coco Chanel subverted the haute jewelry scene by creating pieces that combined real jewels along with glass stones, rhinestones, faux pearls, and colored synthetic stones.
Despite its being termed costume or "junk" jewelry, vintage pieces are still costly, as they beautifully emulate the innovation and attention to detail of their designer.
To get the look of beautiful gems without the cost, women have long turned to costume jewelry.
Made from inexpensive materials in fun shapes and colors, costume jewelry allows jewelry lovers to adorn themselves with beautiful jewels without breaking the bank.
The low price tag makes it possible to collect a wide variety of costume jewels for different outfits, moods, and looks.
Also, it's easier to follow trends with costume jewelry, since you're not paying much money for a piece that is hot now but will be out of style next year.
Costume jewelry was given a boost when famous Parisian fashion designer Coco Chanel began designing costume jewelry to be worn with her popular, and costly, clothing.
These jewels were not just for those who couldn't afford the real thing, though - women at all economic levels enjoyed showing off their costume jewels.
Unlike with fine jewelery, when a buyer purchases costume jewelry she rarely intends for it to be a keepsake.
Nevertheless, many fashion jewelry lovers enjoy collecting vintage jewelry from decades past and antique shops are full of attractive costume pieces.
The beautiful thing about costume jewelry is that there is so much of it and it is so easy to find.
Around 1924 Chanel launched a costume jewelry line that revolutionized jewelry.
Costume jewelry endless hoop earrings, that have the look of gold, are manufactured using different jewelry making methods.
So it's a heavier quality base than a lot of costume jewelry.
Lia Sophia has more mils of plating than any other costume jewelry in the United States - and they offer a lifetime guarantee.
There's costume jewelry, and there's fine jewelry.
Both costume and fine modern moonstone designs are available.
Prices of necklaces with bicycles pendants range from a few dollars for an inexpensive costume jewelry piece to several hundred dollars for one made of precious metal and gemstones.
The Chanel logo earrings can be found within the Chanel accessory section under costume jewelry.
There are complementary items of jewelry within the Chanel costume jewelry range that will look great with the logo earrings.
The Chanel charm bracelets are found in the Chanel Costume Jewelry section of the range.
The costume jewelry range includes high fashion jewelry that is likely to change with the seasons.
The current collection of Chanel costume jewelry can be found on the Chanel website.
The Chanel jewelry range includes both costume and fine jewelry.
Styles include both heirloom quality pieces and whimsical costume jewelry.
Costume jewelry comes in many styles that fit current fashion trends and vintage inspired themes.
Some costume jewelry looks very close to the real thing and maintain a sparkle for a longer time than most.
These pieces may be in the more expensive range of costume jewelry but a large number of more affordable quality costume pieces can still be found.
No one feels guilty about buying a lot of low cost costume jewelry.
Affordable costume jewelry can be found at many different places.
Thrift stores and consignment shops can be a treasure trove for inexpensive costume jewelry.
The stores often have both trendy and vintage costume pieces.
Shoppers can also find all sorts of modern costume jewelry at estate sales.
Jewelry shoppers should look everywhere for costume jewelry deals.
Even some dollar stores have costume jewelry that may work in certain situations.
Tweens generally follow current fashion jewelry and costume jewelry.
While many good quality vintage and antique items of fine jewelry have been created from gold, costume jewelry is often made from brass or gold plated metal.
Melvyn Bernie opened the doors of this costume jewelry company in 1968; today the company continues to grow its successful jewelry lines.
While you might be able to find quite a few pieces of costume jewelry that embody the 1920s, the 1928 Boutique Collection is touted as a higher standard of costume jewelry.
Consider adding a Chanel costume jewelry pearl necklace to your collection for a touch of glamour and sophistication.
In this belief, she created a line of costume jewelry that could be worn with the latest fashions and look great.
She started making costume pieces in the 1930s that were more affordable than the higher end items that only the wealthy could wear.
The costume line gave women the chance to acquire more items that could be worn with their outfits.
Over the years, Chanel costume jewelry expanded.
The costume pearl necklaces were made from glass pearls dipped in an iridescent coating to look like natural pearls.
Costume jewelry from Chanel, unlike the Fine Jewelry collection, uses silver and faux pearls.
Even with costume pieces, the price tag is high.
Chanel costume jewelry features necklaces adorned with pearls and various other elements.
New pearl jewelry is added to the costume collections frequently and is created in the latest styles.
Chanel's fashion accessory page lists the current pieces in the costume jewelry collection.
If you see that they sell accessories, then they most likely carry costume jewelry, which Chanel lists under accessories.
To really make a statement, consider a pearl necklace from Chanel's costume jewelry line.
If you don't want costume jewelry but prefer to stick with well-known designers, then look for your jewelry by designer.
If you're shopping for discounted costume or fashion jewelry, then you need to pay close attention to the quality of the clasps and chains used.
For trendy costume pieces, try the jewelry section of your local department store.
No one wants to look like they're wearing a costume when they're really not.
Choose a color from the 80s like pastel or neon, but skip the sweaters tied around the shoulders and loafers that will make this shirt look like a preppy 80s costume.
Styelin' tuxedos are perfect for punk style weddings, prom dances, date nights, dancing, costume parties and elite social clubs.
Whether you want to relive a particular era in men's fashion history by sporting one of these suits or you're looking to dress up for a costume party, they can still be found today.
It can double as your Halloween costume if you like.
Those are generally just used for clubbing, roller derby or as part of a retro costume.
If your jacket isn't meant to become a part of your regular wardrobe - maybe you're shopping for a costume party or just want something to wear once in a blue moon - keep your purchase on the minimal side.
Costume National had a white, thigh-length coat that fastened only with a belt and whose sleeves could be pushed to the elbow.
The classic belly dance costume includes a bra, a full circle skirt and armbands.
A flattering costume design can direct the eye away from the areas of your body you want to play down or hide.
Accessories add to the fun and allure of the belly dance costume.
Whether you choose to purchase plus size belly dance costumes from an online specialty shop, buy them from a costume store or make your own, once you put on your beautiful outfit you will feel the allure of this Middle Eastern dance form.
As you move to the music, your costume will showcase your beautiful movements and enhance the natural curves of your body.
Kimonos -- Deemed the national costume of Japan, kimono means "something worn." These silky robes are intricately created and designed.
Spicy Lingerie offers dozens of plus size fantasy lingerie sets and costumes including a mesh Parisian Maid costume, a Tuxedo Bunny Teddy and a Sexy Devil Costume.
Sexy costume lingerie is perfect for role-playing in the bedroom.
Although many costume gowns are quite colorful, many styles are available in classic white and ivory hues.
Plus Size Costume Shop is a great online store that features lovely selections for fuller figures.
A costume shop can offer many surprises for brides shopping for plus size special occasion dresses.
Brides can select from costume patterns or they can design their own full-figure long gowns.
Goth Maxi Corset Dress looks much like a costume with bell sleeves mimicked in the bell-shaped hemline.
This is not necessarily due to the unusual style; the quality of the material and construction of the garment may be lacking, especially if you select a very inexpensive costume.
Costume shops are still viable options that may yield great results.
You can get bras, panties, corsets, teddies, chemises, petticoats, any manner of costume, hosiery, shoes and all sorts of "extras" to liven up any night.
Marilyn Monroe made the halter dress popular with her stunning white ensemble that is the inspiration for costumes like the one featured on Fierce Costumes but you don't have to opt for a costume to get a glamorous look.
Big Gals Lingerie carries a full line of lingerie including sexy, very sexy and costume fantasywear.
Dallas Cowboys cheerleader outfits are extremely popular any time of year, whether for costume parties or for Halloween.
These types of packages are ideal if you want to engage in a little personal costume play with a special someone.
The good reviews on the website indicate that these tights are useful for more than just costume applications, so go wild!
Sometimes, you just need a pair of white tights that will fit a costume or outfit you don't plan on wearing too often.
Costume Craze is a great place to find plus sized white tights, stockings, and pantyhose.
Whether you want formal tights for a night on the town or fun tights for a costume or funky look, white tights (or those with white accents) can fit the bill.
A fun and sexy outfit either on your own or as a couple is a plus size Little Red Riding Hood costume.
It's a classic costume that always brings a smile.
Of course, it is those images that make this character so compelling for costume fun for females ranging from toddlers to adults.
Costume Craze, which has a Little Red Riding Hood costume that consists of a dress and cape.
Amazon's plus size Little Red Riding Hood costume is not as clear about its sizing as it could be, as one customer noted, but is a cute costume for the woman who wears red well.
With so many of the legends depicting a Red Riding Hood who saved herself of her own accord, why not wear a costume that shows you're not easily destroyed by some slimy wolf?
At Pure Costumes, you can get a pirate-inspired plus size Little Red Riding Hood costume in a dress meant to look like black leather with a short jagged skirt, red laces in the corset and a hip belt.
The costume also comes with above-the-knee boot tops.
They suggest finishing off the costume with a bloody axe and a stuffed wolf's head in a basket.
Goth lovers can also get the Lil Dead Riding Hood Gothic costume at Amazon.com, which features an off-the-shoulder cream peasant blouse, jagged skirt, belt and jagged hip-length cape.
Whether you're interested in adding something new to your wardrobe or are shopping for a costume party, you can find one with a little bit of effort.
The cheapest costume, of course, is the one you put together straight out of your own closet.
It helps to be rich in imagination when doing so, but you can almost always find items like hideous bridesmaid dresses or outrageous jackets that can be the basis of a great costume.
Many people sell packaged costumes in good condition - so the sexy Red Riding Hood costume that might have been $40 new can perhaps be obtained for under $20 secondhand.
You can certainly begin your costume process by browsing shops to see what's available.
Famous couples are a popular costume options, whether they are based on real people - like John and Jackie Kennedy - or fictitious characters - like Mad Men's Don and Betty Draper.