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  • 9 Ideas for Traditional Costumes to Help You Stand Out

    So about ten years ago, I had a young lady in the the store, who walked up to me and said “I want to be something original this year; I want to be a black cat!” I laughed, and got her the pieces to be a black cat. I now realize that it wasn't so funny, as everybody has been moving over to pop-culture characters for their Halloween costumes. There has been a dearth of traditional or do-it-yourself Halloween costumes. Ironically, in our attempt to be “original,” we've ended up doing pop-culture costumes, but now that just makes us look...

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  • Most popular costumes 2017

    Ok every year I get asked for this list of what the most popular Halloween costumes are as we get close I have now had enough requests to gage the costumes that will full this year. This year is among the most diverse ever for the wide array of the requests.13) outlander- popular show the 18th century Scotland tale brings romance and adventure.12) Zombies still popular but slowing down from last five years.11) Game of Thones political intrigue in medieval clothing.10) The Roaring twenties are still Roaring.9) Lederhosen and dirndls German folk lore is in - I have had three...

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  • Summer Sale!

    August Tights sale, 20% in stock tights Wig sale, 10-50% off assorted wigs Costume left overs sale- pieces of old vintage wear costumes and discontinued pieces, some as low as $3 to $5. Some full discontinued costumes as low as $15 Costume Rental Reservations sale for Renaissance fair and Halloween season August 14 through 20, discounts 20% August 21 through 27, discounts 15% August 28 through September 4, discounts 10% September 5 though 12, discounts 5%

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  • Easter Bunnies hop on over

    Our beautiful rental bunny costumes are going fast. Phone us to reserve a bunny costume for Easter. The best bunny rents for $95 and up, the better bunny is $85, basic bunny is $75, bargain bunny is $65, budget bunny is $50, the open face bottom bunny is $30.  Hop on over and reserve one today!   Below: We have a whole rack of Easter Bunny mascot-style costumes available to rent.  

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  • 2016 Costume Popularity

    What to wear on Halloween in the year of the "Stinkuel" Or: Rip's Costume Predictions 2016 Having run a professional costume shop for many years, I have discovered that every year during the last two weeks of Halloween, the reporters start calling you to ask what the hottest costumes are this year. Most years, I already know the answer to that question by August, as the summer blockbuster movies have mostly played out, and the most recent TV season has wrapped up, but this year, a little more guesswork will be required. Why? Well, for the last three decades America...

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  • EXTENDED HOURS for Halloween!

    Beginning October 15, we have extended hours of 9:30 AM to 9 PM, Monday through Saturday, and 12 to 6 PM on Sundays.

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  • Memorial Day is Coming!

    Want to add some pizzazz to your Memorial Day picnic? Show up as Uncle Sam or the Statue of Liberty! Call us soon if you want to rent a patriotic costume, or just about anything else your imagination can suggest.

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  • May the Fourth Be With You!

    Thinking of celebrating Star Wars Day? We have all kinds of Star Wars costumes, just give us a call to become Darth Vader!

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  • St. Patrick's Day is March 17th.

    Our leprechaun costumes are going fast! Come in to reserve yours today.

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  • Happy Presidents Day!

    Here in the Washington area, Presidents Day is a major holiday. We have plenty of costumes for George Washington and many other Presidents and their First Ladies. They are fun to wear and the Colonial-era costumes in particular are flattering to many figures. We have all kinds of period-appropriate wigs and other accessories.

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