Costume Accessories – Bringing Out the Best in Every Costume

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Costume parties have become quite popular among youth simply because they are the group of people who likes to express themselves through fashion statements. This is why stores nationwide see clothes and accessories as something very prominent in the market due to its high demand. Therefore, a wide variety of costume for all theme party one can imagine is available in the market.

A costume is never complete without the right accessories. It is true for clothes you wear daily as well as costume you wear for a costume party. Without costume accessories, your character will not be portrayed successful. Therefore, you cannot depend on the costume to make the character come to life for the accessories are equally as important.

For example you choose to grace an even as a Greek goddess. Being clad in a floating white dress may appear tom be plain and utterly boring without the right accessories to match your outfit. You might be even mistaken for coming in as a ghost or as a newly-wed bride on a honeymoon. Of course you don’t want people to misinterpret your choice of clothes and mingle in the party receiving different comments that are far from the desired look that you want to project. Another typical example would be coming to a party dressed up as one of the favorite familiar figures in history: Santa Claus. It’s quite understandable if you will come alighting off from a cab or from your own vehicle and not in a sleigh drawn by some reindeer, but coming in dressed only in the signature red suit minus the cap, the beard, the gloves and even without the big bag where you’re supposed to stuff empty boxes wrapped in Christmas paper with matching ribbons for added glamour is already quite unforgivable. How about those pirates without a pirate’s hat, an aye patch and a hook for a hand? A witch without her broom and pointed hat? A king without a crown and scepter? A fairy without her magic wand or a matching pair of butterfly wings?

All the examples given testifies that only with the right accessories will your costume be complete. Costumes parties are definitely not about costume only but the creativity you instill in choosing the right accessories to breathe life into the plain costume you wear.

Looking for the right accessories might be time consuming as well as tiring. However, this might not be the case because most shops that rents or sells costumes will probably have the accessories as well. So, if you’ve chosen the pirate costume, chances are, your costume is packaged together with the eye patch, pirate hat and even hand hook. If they don’t package it together, they’ll still have it at the store for you to buy or rent separately. Who knows, there might even be a discount.

Below are two of the most popular party themes where accessories are most needed:

o Halloween Theme Parties

Halloween is probably the season where everyone is keen to dress up, even if they are not going to a Halloween party. For Halloween costume party one can dress as a witch, ghost, and goblins or even axe murderer. Children too will look cute dressed as ghouls and little vampires. Hats and wigs are certainly high in demand during Halloween. Even simple clothes with the right make-up can be pretty scary.

o Beach Theme Parties

For beach themed party, the kind of outfit to have o would be somewhat casual. This is obviously to blend into the kind of atmosphere it portrays. Polo shirts which are ‘flowery’ worn over undershirt would be the most popular type of outfit. A sexier version which consists of the polo shirt only in which the wearer can show more abs or other parts of the body is also accepted. Surfer shorts are also good for this theme. The must haves accessories includes, straw hats or sun visors, anklets or wristbands made of shells, sunglasses, flower garlands for the girls, and Hawaiian leis. Going barefoot is definitely acceptable because of the beach sand.

So the next time you go for a costume party, be sure you got the right accessories covered or you might just be one in for frustration and seclusion.


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