Fancy Dress

Test Cricket, Floodlights And Donald Trump In Fancy Dress Is A Great Mix

Andrew Robinson | Posted 25.08.2017 | UK Sport
Andrew Robinson

Fancy dress aside, as a day/night spectacle it was a cool, vibrant mix of watching a great sport under the delicious glow of floodlights. We didn't quite see a full day's play as is the continuing downward spiral of the current West Indies team. It was over just as the congas were beginning, the floodlights were at full pelt and Trump had addressed the crowd.

This Woman Went To A Fancy Dress Party As An Unsolicited D**k Pic And It Is Everything

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 25.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If we’ve said it once we’ve said it a thousand times: receiving an unsolicited dick pic is not a turn on. To hammer the point home, a woman recent...

Can You Guess Who This Boy Has Dressed Up As For World Book Day?

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 02.03.2017 | UK Parents

World Book Day costumes usually consist of fictional characters, but one boy has decided to go for a non-fiction book star. Rather than go for the usu...

It Is 2017, Let's Finally Put Blackface To Bed

Ben Johns | Posted 06.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Ben Johns

Obviously, people of colour provide such inspiration that it might seem irresistible to engage with this through a fancy-dress costume, but maybe think again. Go as Ginger Spice instead of a Geisha, Ali G rather than Jay Z and if you are after something more nostalgic, Andy Pandy as an alternative to a golliwog. Just please, for your own sake, don't bring out the face paint.

Keeping Your Pets Safe On Halloween

Marc Lee Abraham | Posted 25.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Marc Lee Abraham

Sorry to sound like a killjoy but forcing some pets to become pumpkins, pirates, or even hot dogs for amusement purposes means unnecessary stress, resulting in abnormal, unwanted, even damaging behaviours. Ill-fitting outfits can also get twisted on external objects or even your pet, leading to potential life-threatening injuries especially if left unsupervised.

11 Parents Who Totally Nailed Their Kids Halloween Costumes

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 24.10.2016 | UK Parents

One of the rights that all parents earn (in return for teaching their child how to use a toilet) is being able to dress their child in an embarrassing...

Woman Turns Her Hijab Into Amazing Harley Quinn Costume

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 14.10.2016 | UK Style

Harley Quinn in ‘Suicide Squad’ is officially one of the most popular Halloween costumes of 2016, but a new take on the Margot Robbie-inspired loo...

The Top 10 Halloween Costumes On Pinterest Right Now

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 28.10.2016 | UK Style

Searching for Halloween costume inspiration? Look no further than these genius ideas from Pinterest. A Pinterest insider has given The Huffington Post...

Kim Kardashian 'Robbery Victim' Halloween Costume Branded 'Disgusting'

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK Style

Kim Kardashian has always been a popular choice when it comes to Halloween costume ideas, but the latest Kim K-inspired outfit is being condemned as ...

11 Homemade Halloween Costume Ideas For Kids

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 06.10.2016 | UK Parents

Halloween is all about getting dressed up for kids. For parents, this means it’s pretty much down to you to either a) make a costume or b) buy one t...

Let's Get This Party Started. Halloween Tips And Tricks

Tamsin Kelly | Posted 25.10.2016 | UK Parents

Halloween is one of your kids’ most eagerly anticipated calendar events, a very close runner-up to Christmas and birthdays. Huge hauls of treats, sp...

Amazon Criticised Over 'Sexy' Halloween Costumes For Kids

Caters News Agency | Amy Packham | Posted 06.10.2016 | UK Parents

Amazon was forced to pull a range of “sexy” Halloween costumes for children as young as five, after a backlash from child safety campaigners. The ...

This Dad Did The Cutest Thing For His Daughter At Disneyland

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 06.10.2016 | UK Parents

A dad and daughter duo who wore matching outfits at Disneyland are melting hearts online. The adorable pair, dubbed ‘Mermaid and her Mer-Dad’, wer...

Everyone's Dressing As Barb For Halloween

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 27.09.2016 | UK Style

Halloween 2016 is almost upon us, and if you’re searching for genius costume ideas - look no further. While Margot Robbie’s ‘Suicide Squad’ Ha...

Margot Robbie Reveals Harley Quinn's Signature Perfume

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 21.09.2016 | UK Style

Planning on dressing up as Harley Quinn for Halloween this year? Margot Robbie has a top tip to share. The actress revealed she used two specific perf...

9 Women Who Totally Slayed In Harley Quinn Costumes

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 16.09.2016 | UK Style

There’s no denying that Harley Quinn was the best part about this year’s must-see movie ‘Suicide Squad’. So much so, it has been revealed Marg...

Man's Disney Princess Cosplay Looks Are Mind-Blowingly Magical

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 13.09.2016 | UK Style

Forget the whole ‘Disney Princesses as...’ saga. It’s all about one man as Disney Princesses. Makeup artist and fashion student Richard Schaefer...

7 Rules When It Comes To Doing Fancy Dress At Festivals

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 12.08.2016 | UK Style

The best thing about going to a music festival (apart from the dancing and the drinking) is being able to embrace your style in a way that would not r...

19 Legendary Fancy Dress Ideas From Bestival

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK Style

The Bestival fancy dress theme for 2016 may be ‘Future’, but that doesn’t mean we can’t look back through past years for outfit inspo. This ye...

Asda Recalls 'Buzz Lightyear' Costume over 'Strangulation' Fears

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 08.07.2016 | UK Parents

Asda has recalled a children’s Disney fancy dress costume amid fears over a risk of “strangulation”. The ‘Disney Buzz Lightyear Sound Effect C...

Best Family Fancy Dress Ideas for Camp Bestival

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 05.07.2016 | UK Parents

One of the best parts about going to Camp Bestival as a family, is that you are a fancy dress dream team ready to go. The theme for Camp Bestival 201...

Girl In Hot Dog Costume Becomes Global Symbol Of Being Proud To Be Unique

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 06.06.2016 | UK Parents

A five-year-old girl who decided to channel her individuality and wear a hot dog costume to her dance school's "princess day" has inspired people arou...

IKEA Recalls Kids' Costume Over 'Strangulation' Fear

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 07.04.2016 | UK Parents

IKEA has recalled a bat cape costume sold in the UK over concerns it could injure or "strangle" children. The Swedish retailer said it had received re...

10 Easter Costume And Bonnet Ideas For Kids

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 15.03.2016 | UK Parents

Easter costumes and bonnets aren't an essential part of the holiday, but they definitely make it more fun. Why not embark on a craft project by making...

Parents Become 'Competitive' On Kids' World Book Day Outfits

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 04.03.2016 | UK Parents

World Book Day might be all about the kids, but parents seem to be feeling the pressure to buy or create the best outfit. Seven out of 10 parents,...