For they were in the streets of a beautiful emerald-green city, bathed in a grateful green light that was especially pleasing to their eyes, and surrounded by merry faced people in gorgeous green-and-gold costumes of many extraordinary designs.
Pelageya Danilovna began to recognize the mummers, admired their cleverly contrived costumes, and particularly how they suited the young ladies, and she thanked them all for having entertained her so well.
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Costumes of the utmost magnificence were worn, and the chiselling of masks for the use of the performers occupied scores of artists and ranked as a high glyptic accomplishment.
Next morning Marya Dmitrievna took the young ladies to the Iberian shrine of the Mother of God and to Madame Suppert-Roguet, who was so afraid of Marya Dmitrievna that she always let her have costumes at a loss merely to get rid of her.
The inhabitants present a remarkable conglomeration of different races, various nationalities, divers languages, distinctive costumes and conflicting faiths, giving, it is true, a singular interest to what may be termed the human scenery of the city, but rendering impossible any close social cohesion, or the development of a common civic life.
Only the multitude of small gardens, planted with limes, acacias and lilacs, and the bright costumes of the Servian or Hungarian peasants, remain to distinguish it from a western capital.
The costumes of the children educated at the different orphanages are varied and picturesque, those of the municipal orphanage being dressed in the city colours of red and black.
With the sanction of the visitor it was ordered that in future the missionaries should adopt the costumes of Chinese literates, and, in fact, they before long adopted Chinese manners altogether.
The countess, when she had identified them and laughed at their costumes, went into the drawing room.
The native costumes also vary considerably.
A Servian crowd at a festival presents a medley of brilliant and picturesque costumes, scarlet being the favourite colour.
But the deities were not originally anthropomorphic, and it is with the earlier stages in their development that some of the more remarkable costumes are apparently concerned.
The bombshell blonde always threw good dinner parties with fun themes; this theme had been Disco Night, complete with lava lamps, disco ball, tacky '70s music that still jammed out the open windows, and costumes for those who chose to wear them.
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The king wore special head- dresses and costumes, including the crowns of Upper and Lower Egypt (often united ~), and the cobra upon his forehead.
For similar reasons it has preserved many old customs and costumes, those of the women being very elaborate and picturesque, while the herdsmen have retained their festival attire of red waistcoats, embroidered braces and canary-coloured shorts.
This is mainly occupied by Djurgarden (the deer-park), a beautiful park containing the buildings of the northern museum, a collection of Scandinavian costumes and domestic and agricultural utensils, and a biological museum housed in a wooden building imitating the early Norwegian timber churches (stavekirke).
"Costumes," the lady said, disappointment like empty socks at Christmas ringing in her voice.
Even Sheriff Jake Weller was there, and the city police chief and, in various costumes of night-wear, Fred, the Quincy sisters and Gladys Turnbull who'd let out a banshee scream that woke everyone but poor Edith Shipton, who'd never wake again.
After the Turks were driven from the city in 1878, it was in many respects modernized; but something of its former character is preserved in the ancient Turkish palace, mosque and fountain, the maze of winding alleys and picturesque houses in the older quarters, and, on market days, by the medley of peasant costumes - Bulgarian, Albanian and Rumanian, as well as Servian.
In an hour, all the costumes were crumpled and disordered.
Here also is Skansen, an ingenious reproduction in miniature of the salient physical features of Sweden with its flora, fauna, and characteristic dwellings inhabited by peasants in the picturesque costumes of the various districts.
But its flora is the richest in Europe, and combines with the brilliant sunshine, the vivid but harmonious costumes of the peasantry, and the white or paletinted houses to compensate for any such deficiency.
of countries, and into the manners and costumes of the various peoples.
The costumes are picturesque, especially those of the women.
The Mexican military costumes are to be seen in the picture-writings, where the military orders of princes, eagles and tigers are known by their braided hair, eagles' beaks and spotted armour.
Theatrical costumes and appliances are also made in Milan, which is an important theatrical centre.
The evidences of this travel (which are really incontestable, though a small minority of critics still decline to admit them) consist of (1) some fine drawings, three of them dated 1494 and others undated, but plainly of the same time, in which Diirer has copied, or rather boldly translated into his own Gothic and German style, two famous engravings by Mantegna, a number of the "Tarocchi" prints of single figures which pass erroneously under that master's name, and one by yet another minor master of the North-Italian school; with another drawing dated 1495 and plainly copied from a lost original by Antonio Pollaiuolo, and yet another of an infant Christ copied in 1495 from Lorenzo di Credi, from whom also Diirer took a motive for the composition of one of his earliest Madonnas; (2) several landscape drawings done in the passes of Tirol and the Trentino, which technically will not fit in with any other period of his work, and furnish a clear record of his having crossed the Alps about this date; (3) two or three drawings of the costumes of Venetian courtesans, which he could not have made anywhere but in Venice itself, and one of which is used in his great woodcut Apocalypse series of 1498 (4) a general preoccupation which he shows for some years from this date with the problems of the female nude, treated in a manner for which Italy only could have set him the example; and (5) the clear implication contained in a letter written from Venice in 1506 that he had been there already eleven years before; when things, he says, pleased him much which at the time of writing please him no more.
In some of the more remote parts of the country old customs are maintained and picturesque local costumes still worn, as in Dalecarlia (q.v.).
Of the more conventional side of Late Minoan life a graphic illustration is supplied by the remains of miniature wall paintings found in the palace of Cnossus, showing groups of court ladies in curiously modern costumes, seated on the terraces and balustrades of a sanctuary.
Of all priestly costumes 5 the most interesting is undoubtedly that of the Jewish Levitical high-priest.
" The law recognizes no minister of religion, and no one is to appear in public with costumes or ornaments used in religious ceremonies."
There is no single national dress, but a great variety of picturesque costumes are worn.
How funny they must have looked in their "rough-rider" costumes, mounted upon their fiery steeds!
All the costumes reeked of mothballs, except the sweaty gorilla, which needed them the most.
In the closets he discovered many fancy costumes of rich velvets and brocades, and one of the attendants told him to dress himself in any of the clothes that pleased him and to be prepared to dine with the Princess and Dorothy in an hour's time.
She squinted, realizing the two furry brown monsters were men in costumes from Where the Wild Things Are.
But the festivals, especially those of mountain villages or of pilgrimage churches, attract in the summer a great concourse of people, all in their local costumes.
The national costumes are rarely now seen in the neighbourhood of Cagliari, except at certain festivals, especially that of S.
It must not be confused with the fanciful barbarian costumes that are so common upon the Attic pots.
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The picturesque local costumes have nearly altogether disappeared, save in the Passeyerthal, near Meran, while the increasing crowds of summer visitors have largely spoilt the simplicity of the natives.
In the language of the theatre the "dresser" is the person who looks after the actor's wardrobe and assists him in the changing of his costumes.
She couldn't wait to further test her newfound skills, especially when the sunshine presented the wild flowers in their most colorful costumes.
I can't jam much more in my shopping cart but if they had any interesting costumes, I might be able to dress up and attract more attentionâ€” generate a little more cash flow for the balance of the big trip.
They wore elaborate costumes.
AlegrÃa is a blend of astonishing acrobatics, awe-inspiring aerial acts, spectacular sets and eccentric characters with flamboyant costumes.
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Abba Gold's costumes, which have been meticulously recreated, will be changed eight times during the show so expect some fast changeovers!
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Children in the procession said they enjoyed the event as much as making their colorful costumes.
Many locals celebrate the festivity by way of donning elaborate costumes & parading through the town streets.
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But since the accident Jake has come back, haunting Matt's every step, turning up in weird attire and outrageous costumes.
The theater and the lavish costumes, surroundings and plays were the new form of entertainment and contributed to the decline of jousting.
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Following the beacon lighting local children in carnival costumes lead a procession to Enfield Town Park for a fireworks display.
The men dressed in superhero costumes climbed the suspension bridge on 2nd February, now face charges for public nuisance.
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Their costumes looked like they'd come from modern day department stores, rather than a theatrical costumiers.
He even got the great couturier Coco Chanel to design costumes for him!
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We offer a unique experience visually as well as musically with special costumes to suit the era such as 70's disco.
The production is nothing if not fun, and a hefty dollop of humor runs right through the show, especially the costumes.
Saturday evening we once again donned our costumes for a feast in the gazebo.
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dressed in the costumes of " The Wizard of Oz " during the grand finale!
I remember being totally enthralled by the music and costumes.
extravagant stage costumes which featured a turban bedecked with what appeared to be the entire contents of a fruit store.
The fancy dress competition never fails to amaze me - the costumes people come up with are just fab.
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flamboyant costumes and they never explain who's making these.
There are plans to dress captured Taliban fighters in Santa costumes and string them from makeshift gallows along the city's main shopping street.
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hefty dollop of humor runs right through the show, especially the costumes.
The costumes for the women are quite hideous knee length pleated skirts: a reminder of school uniform.
Hawaiian costumes, grass skirts, hawaiian hula skirts, hawaiian garlands and flowers, leis, Hawaiian jewelry and costumes.
The costumes include a printed jumpsuit, cape and belt, children love dressing up as Batman so the costumes are a great choice.
lavish costumes worn for Carnival.
The polystyrene, fiberglass and plaster become frighteningly lifelike with the assistance well-researched props and costumes.
The film noir aspect is evident in the costumes.
period costumes, particularly the ladies ' exquisite dresses, were excellent.
Pierrot costumes were particularly popular.
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Elegant costumes designed by Elizabeth King echoed the soothing contours of this exceptionally pleasing piece.
pumpkin lanterns will light up their masks and costumes, proudly made with their mums, dads and teachers.
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Her mother is an extra in The Bill, where her fellow actresses have all helped to sew sequins on Jenna's costumes.
The costumes had a few more sequins added and even bigger bows so that they stood out in the huge arena.
skimpy costumes that were enough to make any man blush.
skittered about with great energy, the women looking rather glamorous in chic costumes from Neil Cunningham.
Masks and costumes can be quite scary to a dog that is not socialized to odd things.
spaceman costumes, which look a bit silly.
The scenery was also effective and well managed, linking with fabulous costumes to produce a glittering spectacle.
speedboat ride: Some of the costumes we have available for you.
The costumes of course look very period Japanese and for the girls are quite sumptuous.
superhero costumes climbed the suspension bridge on 2nd February, now face charges for public nuisance.
The coronation scene, with the imposing throne and the gorgeous costumes, created a striking tableau.
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trap door were given time to practice in their costumes.
Ben Maher, a Random dancer, whom McGregor also continues to commission, made the costumes for the entire trilogy.
They look like huge human pyramids formed by acrobatic troupes dressed in carnival costumes.
The costumes for this scene are especially lovely, including Aurora's white tutu & " sunburst tiara.
The costumes you see on this website all come with a fine cotton undergarment which must be worn.
In his palace were numerous equerries, chamberlains and other court dignitaries, and when he went out he was attended by a guard of young nobles dressed in gaudy costumes and armed with silver halberds.'
But when every allowance is made for the imperfections or the cunning of the workman, one need only examine any collection of antiquities to see that there was a distinct appreciation of foreign physical types (not so much for personal portraiture), costumes, toilet, armour and decoration, often markedly different from native forms, and that a single scene (e.g.
61 sqq.) of the costumes of the mercenaries of Xerxes is classical (see Rawlinson's edition, iv.
In a few of the older districts, too, where land is least valuable, there are antique one-storeyed houses, surrounded by poplars and acacias; while the gipsies and Rumans, wearing their brightly coloured native costumes, the Russian coachmen, or sleighdrivers, of the banished Lipovan sect, and the pedlars, with their doleful street cries, render Bucharest unlike any western capital.
At Oxford his behaviour procured him a ducking in the Cherwell, and a wrecking of his rooms, but the cult spread among certain sections of society to such an extent that languishing attitudes, "too-too" costumes and "aestheticism" generally became a recognized pose.
And the glow from pumpkin lanterns will light up their masks and costumes, proudly made with their mums, dads and teachers.
In the end, this is not about former rock stars or angry dads in saggy fancy-dress costumes.
Her mother is an extra in The Bill, where her fellow actresses have all helped to sew sequins on Jenna 's costumes.
The costumes he devised with exclusive art seemed to shimmer with a thousand colors.
I sat back while she danced on stage in skimpy costumes that were enough to make any man blush.
A cast of seven skittered about with great energy, the women looking rather glamorous in chic costumes from Neil Cunningham.
They all appear to be wearing er spaceman costumes, which look a bit silly.
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All cast members who have to make an entrance or exit through the trap door were given time to practice in their costumes.
Costumes are simple trousers and tunic tops in velvet and jersey fabrics that create an elegant line on the dancers ' bodies.
The costumes for this scene are especially lovely, including Aurora 's white tutu & sunburst tiara.
Stunts or an unusual location, strange costumes or zany characters can grab the attention of media people.
If your princess's bedroom is large enough, adding a play area complete with dress-up costumes is a wonderful addition.
You can purchase a wardrobe designed just for the princess's royal costumes or simply add a clothes bar in the corner of the room.
The costumes then become a part of the overall décor, adding a fun element that your child will enjoy for a long time.
She continues to design Olympic skating costumes, including those for Michelle Kwan.
Without these bold touches of color, creativity and ingenuity, the costumes would be incomplete.
Halloween Magazine Online has an endless supply of knowledge when it comes to Halloween makeup special effects, costumes, props, and more.
Zombies remain a popular choice for Halloween; these costumes can be done in a wide array of looks, while keeping the expense affordable.
Most costumes can be created with clothing from your own closet, and by using the right zombie makeup, the look can be simple to create.
Many Halloween shops also sell kits tailored to specific costumes such as zombies.
Without a little makeup, most costumes appear incomplete.
Clearly certain costumes don't require much effort; if you're dressing up as a ghost, you can throw a sheet on and call it a day.
Needless to say, makeup is a major component of most Halloween costumes.
Costumes for Glinda the Good Witch and Cinderella won't typically require a heavy coat of face paint.
Every year, people excitedly plan their Halloween costumes.
On the other side of the coin, though, are the elegant costumes that demand equally becoming makeup to look truly believable.
This can be tricky, because attractive costumes, such as ballerinas, fairies and princesses, don't require the kind of heavy makeup that clowns, witches and demons do.
Gothic costumes are all the rage and the Tainted Fairy costume fits the mode.
Not only can witch costumes be created from clothing you may already own, witches also have differentiating styles and looks.
A smiley face is a great choice for 70's inspired costumes and parties, especially when paired with the beloved peace symbol.
Since the movie Peter Pan, Tinkerbell costumes remain a popular dress-up option for little girls and women.
From costumes and candy to the row of creatively carved pumpkins on your front porch, October 31 is filled with many memories worthy of scrapbook Halloween projects.
Many scrapbookers worry about what colors to choose for Halloween pages, especially if they have photos of multiple children wearing costumes that don't necessarily "match" each other.
If you're photographing brightly colored costumes on a busy backdrop, print the picture in black and white to make it easier to choose a color scheme for your layout.
For those who want to go as a group, encourage costumes like the seven dwarfs and three little pigs.
The show requires very little in the way of sets, and costumes are simply contemporary teenage clothing, so this musical is relatively inexpensive to produce.
Factors such as materials for the sets, and costumes should be considered, as well as the possible costs for printing playbills.
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.
These costumes are often special-order products.
Full body costumes typically cost several hundred dollars.
If your budget doesn't allow for such a large expenditure, check for discontinued costumes and economy lines.
Talk to other schools in your area to find out their preferred source for mascot costumes.
Special suits worn under the costumes can add padding or muscles for a more realistic look.
He may want to coordinate with his date in matching costumes.
Amazon.com: Has a large selection of dresses you can buy from the site, books on the renaissance period, and even costumes for couples.
If you have a date for a medieval prom, then you might want to color coordinate your dress with him since medieval costumes for men are more brightly colored than traditional tuxedos.
As you familiarize yourself with the costumes of the Renaissance era, you'll probably notice the rich fabric and exquisite details, as well as the gorgeous accessories.
Invite all the guests to don their best Halloween costumes.
If frosting in orange and black is too flamboyant for you, consider dressing up a bridal couple cake topper in costumes or slinking faux cobwebs around the base of your cake.
The popularity of Tom and Jerry spawned a legion of merchandise, including video games, stuffed animals, comic books, T-shirts, Halloween costumes, bedding, and much more.
It's really fun because everyone, kids and adults, get to dress up in Halloween costumes while raising millions of dollars for children in need.
With Spears' losing points with Forbes, it is not surprising that she is planning on going back to work as soon as possible - dazzling fans with suggestive costumes, thoughtless comments, bubble gum lyrics, and high energy dancing.
While most people are considering Halloween costumes and candy during the month of October, these stars have another reason to celebrate.
Her offbeat style has brought her as much attention as her musical talent, and she is well known for her elaborate costumes, stunts, and stage designs.
Clooney's next action role doesn't involve silly costumes with bat ears or helping Mrs. Garrett deal with four teenaged girls.
Dressing Spears up in all kinds of costumes, hair styles, and makeup provides hours of entertainment for budding stylists.
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Choose Halloween costumes for Hannah Montana, complete with accessories, hair styles, and even socks.
Alternatively, you may need to look on a site that specializes in dance costumes and outfits instead of on a site for pageant dresses.
If you're a parent of a Thomas fan, you know how excited your child gets when he sees Thomas the Tank Engine merchandise, whether it's toy trains, train track sets, backpacks, costumes or clothing.
For basic children's clothing, to more formal attire, Halloween costumes, and family-related jewelry and kids' toys, Chasing Fireflies aims not only to dress children, but also to enchant the adults surrounding that child.
Little Miss Princess: Has a huge selection of dresses divided into categories like princess costumes, birthday, communion, flower girl, Christmas and basic girls' dresses.
While no T-shirts or onesies are available in baby sizes, several different Sesame Street costumes are available in infant sizes.
These costumes are tons of fun and will make your child even more adorable than he or she is on a day-to-day basis.
Many items are T-shirts, but costumes are also available, with Elmo and Cookie Monster being popular for Halloween.
Costumes vary in size availability; while some are available in baby and toddler sizes, some costumes are limited to sizes for slightly older children.
Several different costumes are sold in older children's sizes, such as Bert and Ernie, which are not found among the costumes created for younger children.
Though princess dresses and costumes may seem like a frivolity to more practical parents, your daughter's dress-up games mark critical components of her cognitive development.
Parents who are looking for Halloween costumes for their princess-loving child, can also find less expensive versions of the princess-themed dresses at the Disney store.
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.
Keep them together so you don't lose a sock for school uniforms or for costumes.
Ty's Toy Box: Shop a wide range of personalized shirts and hats, as well as costumes and other fun accessories for kids.
Costume Nation: Shop from an extensive collection of My Little Pony dress-up costumes and outfits.
Costumes include character headpieces, arm and leg warmers, tails and decorated dresses.
In Fashion Kids is a website with a large variety of adorable children's clothing (some baby to toddler sizes, and some sizes for older children) ranging from sailor suits and dresses to Halloween costumes and fur coats.
Good seamstresses can make virtually anything, but often make girls' dresses, Halloween costumes, hats and simple types of pants.
Ships that feature the central promenade (as opposed to a vertical atrium) also offer "parades" throughout the voyage, each one themed with different music, costumes, and performers.
Passengers are encouraged to bring costumes to celebrate this fabulous weekend cruise.
Some say the shows there rival Broadway productions, thanks to the incredible costumes, lighting, and talent of the actors and dancers.
It's commonly assumed that all transvestites are gay, perhaps because the only exposure many people get to cross-dressing is seeing men in Gay Pride Parades, where they often dress in outrageous costumes.
There were several variations of hose styles, including the classic "slops" (as seen in this picture of a noble from 1570) which are often associated with Shakespearean costumes.
Each product they sell comes in delightful packaging that features an American Gothic "Pa" Newman and his daughter Nell in costumes that reflect the era.
Belly dancer costumes combine the elements of bright colors, flowing fabrics, shiny metals and jingling sounds to draw attention to the movements of the dancer.
The style of your plus size belly dancing costumes should focus on the most attractive parts of your body.
A limited selection of plus size belly dance costumes is available at dance wear shops year-round and at party shops prior to Halloween.
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.
Pampered Passions Fine Lingerie has a large variety of costumes, peignoir sets, nightgowns, body stockings and more.
From sizzling corsets and sexy teddies to dazzling costumes and playful pajamas, many websites offer plus size women a wide array of naughty lingerie.
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.
They also carry a variety of fantasy costumes, corsets, bustiers, chemises and have a special section for purple lovers.
Wishes carries many sexy plus size seasonal costumes including several different types of Santa outfits, Eskimo Cutie and Frosty the Snow Vixen.
Even better, the costumes are made to celebrate feminine curves, so they're perfect for the full-figured woman.
Many of these costumes are suitable for weddings and Renaissance fairs.
This resource may have something outstanding on its shelves or it can provide valuable information about how to get period costumes in a variety of sizes.
My Party Planner features contact information for vendors that sell costumes.
Theatre troupes may be willing to part with old costumes, and they can suggest local seamstresses who can create custom medieval plus size wedding gowns.
While you can always find Gothic costumes, many may not be suitable for everyday wear.
Annie's Costumes has a great selection of plus size costumes, many with corset-inspired looks.
OD Girl has a nice collection of pirate-inspired corset costumes for fuller figures.
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.
There are websites that specialize in risque lingerie, fantasywear and costumes that are made to add to an evening of flirtatious fun with your special someone.
Canadian-made clothing offered at Persephone's Closet ranges from casual styles and special occasion outfits to fantasy costumes and naughty lingerie.
Hips & Curves offers a little bit of everything to the plus size lingerie shopper, from bustiers and panties to shapewear and costumes.
For fantasy lingerie, check out 3 Wishes, which also uses some plus size models and shows how sexy the classic costumes of nurse, maid and naughty schoolgirl can be.
There are corsets, g-strings and sexy cheerleader costumes for women and even thongs for men.
Hips and Curves: This store carries everything a plus size woman could wish for in lingerie (besides the basics) including costumes, garter belts, petticoats, bustiers and leatherwear.
Choose from all of the basics, as well as pegnoirs, camisoles, babydolls, costumes and corsets.
They have costumes and fantasy wear, as well as items appropriate for a romantic weekend getaway or a honeymoon.
There are plenty of plus size Little Red Riding Hood costumes from which to choose in stores.
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.
Usually around the first week in October, the party stores will start selling packaged costumes.
The exception will be the sexy/fantasy costumes, which are usually in the $35 range - the rare instance when less fabric results in a lower price.
Ebay is also a good source for costumes.
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.
Whether you want to buy, rent or make your own plus size couples Halloween costumes, there's no need to worry - plenty of options are available.
These costumes can be found in rental shops, which will have a range of 1960s suits and dresses, as well as wigs, shoes and other accessories, all in a variety of sizes.
There are a number of online costume shops that sell costumes specifically designed for couples - although you can have better luck searching the plus size section and determining what costumes would look best together.
For example, New York Costumes has hundreds of plus size costumes, but one of the few plus size couples Halloween costumes it has are a plug and socket.
But you should definitely browse the whole selection for costumes that could work together.
Anytime Costumes has costumes that are sold separately, but work well for a couple, such as Shrek and Fiona.
Halloween is not just for kids; adults can dress up too - and there are plenty of plus size costumes to choose from!
Pre-made Halloween costumes come in every style you can imagine from different time periods, famous movies, TV shows, superheroes and even career-oriented outfits.
Female witch and vampire costumes have several variations.
Full length capes often pair with these costumes.
Medieval costumes include princesses, ladies in waiting, queens and other figures from past centuries.
For example, there are numerous Disney costumes on the market, as well as selections from classic movies, that are flattering to full figures.
For example, nurses, firefighters, police chiefs and chefs are the popular Halloween costumes.
Sexy costumes are a hugely popular category for Halloween outfits.
Typically, these are the same costumes you find in the regular lines - superheroes, nurses, cheerleaders, etc. - but the costumes are more fitted.
Check your favorite sewing store for patterns ranging from Alice in Wonderland outfits to medieval costumes - and just about anything else you can think of.
Women with more flirty, outgoing personalities may prefer more risqué costumes, while a more conservative personality would do well in a moderate costume, such as a long flowing Renaissance dress.
These costumes come in different styles that match the varying outfits the team's cheerleaders have worn throughout the years.
While it may not seem like it at first a plus size Dallas Cowboys costume fits into several couple's costumes.
There are several places online and in retail stores that offer all of these costumes.
There are also dozens of online stores that specialize in Halloween costumes.
Anytime Costumes and Yandy both specialize in plus size costumes for men and women.
Halloween is an autumn holiday that is celebrated with costumes, jack-o-lanterns', candy, and decorations.
The group started with a few ladies going to tea in their red hats and dress costumes.
Then there is the other extreme where Halloween costumes require the use of some FX lenses that are downright creepy.
They are bright green in color with black detailing--ideal for goblin costumes.
These lenses have been used for special effects as well as worn as part of costumes.
The popularity of vampires can be seen on the big screen, in books and for costumes.
These lenses are often used as a way to add depth to costumes but they can also alter one's appearance in everyday life.
They are great for those wanting to add an element to their Halloween costumes or who are looking to have some fun.
Vampire costumes do not need to be elaborate if you are using the eyes and fangs as the main elements.
Non prescription varieties are inexpensive enough for Halloween parties and themed costumes.
With the wide range of merchandise - costumes, toys, games, movies, and other trinkets - available at the stores, anyone can create their own personalized Disney theme park at home.
Costumes: Park guests are not permitted to wear face masks or makeup for security and safety reasons.
Children's costumes are permitted and costume contests are held each weekend.
The later you stay, the scarier the costumes become and the rowdier the crowd becomes.
Since the scarier attractions are at night, those who come out tend to wear scarier costumes and that would be difficult to avoid.
If you finish the game successfully, you can unlock extra costumes.
You will get all of these: the Caped Crusader, Dark Knight and World's Greatest Detective costumes.
You can unlock characters, costumes, more courts, accessories and even music videos.
Enter /e:marvel costume to see a list of costumes.
Keep entering this code to get different costumes.
You travel around a 'dance world' playing various missions with certain goals in order to unlock other missions, songs, characters, costumes, hints to hidden arrows, and other information.
The rest of the song list is slowly unlocked and purchasable as well as character costumes.
Beat story mode with all 17 characters, unlock every one of the hidden costumes for all 21 characters, and unlock the system voice for all 22 characters.
From the surroundings to the character costumes, no detail seems to be left behind.
Nothing could prepare us for the magnitude of this phenomenon, which has since spread into the world of video games, Halloween costumes and even kid's meal toys at fast food restaurant.
Once you have beaten the game, there are many unlockables for the next time you play such as: 5 new costumes with different powers, super hard mode (God Mode), new levels, and new scenes that will keep you entertained for hours.
This Tecmo title is essentially a "director's cut" version of the original Ninja Gaiden for the Xbox, including extra difficulty levels, costumes, and cut scenes.
There's an delicious variety of cheats out there, from hidden characters to unlockable costumes to mystery weapons to invulnerability to instant access to all areas of the game.
There's an enormous variety of cheats out there, from hidden characters to unlockable costumes to mystery weapons to invulnerability to instant access to all areas of the game.
The locked costumes can be unlocked by fulfilling certain criteria.
Unlock DX Costumes: Go to the in-game cheats menu and enter DXCostume69K2.
Also new were same-character matches with different costumes.
They allow you to buy costume pieces and entire costumes with the money you earn in single player modes.
Children can run around in costumes with painted faces if you allow them too and adults can do the same.
Other unlockables include costumes, concept art, comicbook covers, landmarks, and characters.
PvP, which stands for player vs. player, can feature characters in extravagant costumes and more.
All the creative people need is a handheld camcorder, some colorful costumes and an interesting script.
They did a fantastic job with the costumes, camera work, and just about every element that is needed in a world class movie trailer.
There's an enormous panorama, a veritable cornucopia, of Xbox cheats out there, from hidden characters to unlockable costumes to mystery weapons to invulnerability to instant access to all areas of the game.
Artists skillfully handcraft each doll paying special attention to the delicate painted facial features, exquisite costumes and beautiful hairstyles.
The originality of Madame Alexander dolls lies in the exquisitely detailed artistry of the doll's faces, the beautifully coifed hairstyles and the gorgeous costumes.
Balanchine, the son of a composer, saw his dancers as instruments, therefore most of his ballets are plotless, often performed without extensive backdrops, scenery or costumes.
Philippine ethnic dance has a wide and varied range of movements and costumes coming from many cultures and time periods.
Costumes for this dance are as bright and colorful as the feathers of the birds it emulates.
The dancers will often wear elaborate costumes embroidered with Celtic designs and sequins during the competitions.
Ranging from classically retro tuxedos and ballroom gowns to scandalously revealing sequin-covered bodysuits, the costumes are designed to draw the judges' attention to the individual performers amidst the crowd of the dance floor.
Eventually the Hustle became so canonized that it became a competitive ballroom dance form, one of the Latin Dances with elaborate costumes and showmanship.
In fact, until the second repeat of the chorus If you like it then you shoulda put a ring on it almost all of the movement vocabulary is reminiscent of the isolations, footwork and costumes of jazz dance.
Your group should have a look or theme for the year, and costumes should reflect that.
There are a lot of places to find dance team competition costumes, including Just For Kix and Algy Performance Collection.
Learn step-by-step, and also get an idea of some of the costumes that can be worn for the samba without going overboard into the realm of Carnevale wear.
The costumes may bear some resemblance to a fine European gown, but adjustments in the fabric and cut (especially the sleeves) make these gowns unique to the culture of the Philippine islands.
In addition, the costumes worn by the Rockettes are traditional, but get updated so often that there are always new surprises, even for those audience members who love the show so much that they come back year after year.
Not only are the Radio City Rockettes an amazing group of dancers, but their choreography, costumes and dance numbers in the holiday show are all breathtaking.
In videos of the Rockettes Christmas show, you can see the precision of the dancers, the beautiful costumes, and the impressive scenery and lighting.
For some girls, it is the appeal of the beautiful music, and for other girls it is the pretty costumes and polished hair and makeup that romanticize the world of ballet.
The costumes were modeled after go-go dancers, which many felt inappropriate for children of that age, and the moves drew heavily from hip-hop, which had an implied sexuality for many of the viewers.
"Bugaku" was a form of courtly dance performed in the palaces of the rulers, with performers in rich costumes and accompanied by a specific style of music ("gagaku").
At its inception, many of the costumes, dance steps, and musical traditions were still being influenced by China and also Korea, but the Japanese were well on their way towards making the art form their own.
Maybe it was the dancers, or maybe it was the flashy costumes, but this musical dance number stopped the show every time.
For dancers on competitive dance teams, several different competition dance costumes will be required for each year of competition.
Finding costumes that look great onstage and are easy to wear is quite simple due to the large variety of costume makers on the market; however, finding costumes that stand out from the other teams' costumes can be a challenge.
In order to be the most memorable group, your costumes, hair, makeup, and smiles should be as memorable as your dancing.
Over the years, trends in dance costumes have come and gone, but there are certain elements that come back again and again.
Ballet costumes generally come in three different skirt lengths, and the vast majority of costumes include their fair share of sequins.
You don't have to have your own costume designer in order to make your competition costumes different from all the other teams' costumes at the competition.
In this way, your costumes become highly memorable without coming across as strange or mismatched.
For the most informal styles of dance costumes, dance suppliers like Discount Dance Supply, Danskin, and Capezio have basic dance dresses, tutus, and outfits that can serve as fine costumes for small budgets.
Diamond Dance Costumes: A classic dance costume shop, you will find traditional recital-type costumes from this supplier.
The costumes are only available to dance studios and dance teams, so call for a catalog and pricing if the costumes shown on the website are appealing.
Satin Stitches: A well-respected name in competition wear, Satin Stitches produces professional grade costumes that are worn in some of the most elite performances and competitions in the dance world.
Custom costumes allow a choice of color as well as guaranteeing the perfect fit.
Leapin' Leotards: Offering several types of laid-back costumes, this company has been outfitting dance teams for more than 25 years.
Triple Threat Dancewear: Founded by two sisters, this company is made up of a designer and a dancer in order to produce the most fashionable and functional dance costumes possible.
As the date of the competition nears, ensure that the competition dance costumes for your entire team have arrived, are complete, and fit the dancers.
While competition dance costumes are an important part of your routine, the most important element should remain the steps, figures, and formations that your team executes.
Dancers who enjoy authentic costumes can further enhance their swing dancing fun by practicing and performing while wearing wing-tip shoes and other essential swing dance apparel and accessories from the heyday of swing dancing.
However, the gaucho influences of life in the Mexican West are reflected in the costumes and choreogaphy.
Each of the regional dances has its own choreographic form, but the costumes are the real signature of each different piece.
Cultural Partnerships has an account by someone who took the time to visit several regions in Mexico in order to learn about the costumes, music, and dancing.
The dance requires special costumes and headdresses, which were traditionally stored throughout the rest of the year and only brought out to perform the ceremonial rain dance each August.
While different tribes would create various costumes for the dance, common symbols were feathers and jewelry with turquoise stones in it.
With large, fluid movements and brightly colored costumes, it is set apart from anything else viewed on a performance stage.
Once you have registered, you have to carefully prepare your routines and your costumes.
Ballroom outfits can be expensive, but your costumes are an integral part of your routine and a serious part of competition.
Within months, mountains of Hannah Montana merchandise became available, including clothes, DVDs, soundtracks, video games, toys, books, and costumes, including Hannah Montana wigs.
Similarly, Buy Costumes has the same wig as Halloween Express for one dollar less and you can get a wig cap there for $2.99.
It may be a bit more convenient to find a little black "one size fits most children" wig with the red ribbon tied at the top during Halloween just because of the availability of costumes.
Minnesota Historic Sites Home School Days - offers a variety of activities throughout the year, from dressing up in period costumes to visiting museums and attending summer camps.
Her mother, Tina, designs costumes for her performances.
Many of their events also include soloist acts and guest artists, plus dance groups, singers and fancy costumes.
Some of the Simplicity sewing patterns for costumes can be used every day, while others would be preferable for special events and parties.
While you'll love using this fun sewing trim for Halloween costumes, it's actually a lot more versatile than you might think.
Small transparent swimsuits are also "must have" costumes for professional exotic dancers.
An Italian line of swimwear, Miss Bikini seeks to blend the world of costumes with the world of the sea.
In fact, both Andrea Teofiatto and Alessandra Piancentini were interested in designing sexy costumes that highlighted a woman's femininity.
Shakira has worn some fairly racy costumes in her stage performances, but she has been reluctant to pose for magazine photo shoots in anything that shows off too much of her skin.
Her costumes aren't necessarily racy, but they are sexy and fun, just like her shows.
Synchronized swimmer caps not only protect the hair, but give the team a uniform, cohesive look as part of their swim costumes.
Learn how bathing suits evolved from heavy flannel swimming costumes to micros.
Another point worth considering is that the quoted list price at Sexy Costumes is significantly less than at some of the other shopping sites.
Tutti Bella's tankinis are available in boy cut designs, and in more subdued colors than many kids' costumes.
While their costumes are attached to their bodies, their hoods can be put on and off.
Pokemon books, costumes, party supplies, and even apparel are listed on this website.
Polly Pet Driver - Girls will love dressing up Polly and her pets with matching costumes.
It makes for great pretend play, and is also a good accessory for Halloween costumes.
These villages can be a drive-through tour, walking tour, or even an interactive experience, with characters dressed in period costumes or as Santa and elves.
Markert wanted the look of "one continuous dancer", which is why all the costumes are identical and the performers move in precise formation.
Teacher Help links to plays from around the Web, as well as articles on creating costumes and helping to promote your performance.
If your play requires costumes, make sure they are comfortable for the children to wear.
Be sure to use licensed Disney costumes and merchandise.
Your church can purchase props and costumes inexpensively at after-Christmas clearance sales this year if your budget allows.
That CEO who just joined the church may also be an accomplished seamstress or tailor who will sew beautiful costumes, and the quiet artist who sits in the back of the sanctuary every week may be happy to design and paint props.
Add brightly colored scarves to some of the actors' costumes, paint the sky background a blue that's brighter than midnight, and mix the music up a bit.
You could also give your youth group free reign to design the set and costumes as they see fit.
Choosing baby Halloween costumes is one of the most enjoyable parts of parenting.
Costumes that drag the ground or cover the feet are particularly poor choices for new walkers.
Next to safety, comfort is the most important consideration in choosing baby Halloween costumes.
Material. Many costumes are constructed of crinkly, scratchy materials.
Costumes that enclose the legs and feet, often called "bunting", will likely cause her frustration.
Baby Halloween costumes also raise issues of convenience.