Fancy Dress

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,...

The 10 Most Popular World Book Day Characters On Pinterest

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 24.02.2016 | UK Parents

In the week leading up to World Book Day, parents are usually frantically trying to decide with their kids what book character costume they can create...

5-Year-Old Dresses As 100-Year-Old, Completely Nails It

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 23.02.2016 | UK Parents

A mum created a costume for her five-year-old daughter to celebrate her 100th day at school... and completely nailed it. Reddit user burphammie dre...

14 Easy Costume Ideas For World Book Day

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

Dressing up for World Book Day at school is an exciting change to the ordinary school uniform for children. But for parents, this means getting you...

These Darts Fans Are Just Amazing

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK Sport

These darts fans are just epic. With it's electric atmosphere and nail-biting conclusions darts is an amazing spectator sport and no match is compl...

Tricks and Treats

Caragh Little | Posted 02.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Caragh Little

Maybe that's what was interesting about Halloween for me this year: that the extremes of fancy dress just show us up for what we are, imposters riddled with status anxiety and insecurity, so busy playing tricks for an invisible crowd that we forget to notice the treats which lie apart from those seductive, backlit screens.

10 Celebrities Who Killed It This Halloween

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 01.11.2015 | UK

Every year, our favourite celebrities make us wish we'd been that bit more inventive with our Halloween costume ideas. But while we may not have a tea...

Incredible Pictures Show This Town Has Won Halloween Hands-Down

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 31.10.2015 | UK

Around the country, people are getting dressed up and decorating their houses to celebrate Halloween - but one English town has won without question. ...

Everyone Is Creeped Out By This Parent And Child Halloween Costume

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 28.10.2015 | UK Parents

This parent and child duo have won Halloween 2015 with one of the creepiest costumes we've ever seen. When parents dress up to go out trick or trea...

Five Ultimate Halloween Costume Cheats That Everyone Should Know

Samantha Baines | Posted 27.10.2015 | UK Comedy
Samantha Baines

Fancy dress not your bag of bogey themed candy? Just can't be bothered with the planning and expense of it all? Well here are the ultimate and the cheapest fancy dress cheats that will see you through this horror-ble weekend.

Student Slammed For 'Blacking Up' To Be Nicki Minaj At Homecoming Ball

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 27.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A student in Florida, US, has been slammed on Twitter for blacking up as singer Nicki Minaj for her homecoming ball. Emma Johns, a student at Hill...

These Robin Williams Halloween Costumes Will Give You Squad Goals

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK Style

Get ready for some serious squad goals... For four Halloweens running, Imgur user auburnkay and her friends have been paying homage to some of Hol...

Beyoncé Just Won At Halloween Costumes

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK Style

Beyoncé has put together one of the best Halloween costumes of all time. Well, it may not have strictly been for Halloween, but her outfit for fel...

Kid's Brilliant Halloween Costume Brings Pixar Lamp to Life

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 20.10.2015 | UK Parents

Gone are the days when parents could get away with dressing their children up for Halloween with drawn on cat whiskers or a witch's hat and be done wi...

A Contoured Halloween: Kim Kardashian As Princess Leia Makeup Tutorial

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 20.10.2015 | UK Style

Kim Kardashian is the queen of the sexy Halloween costume, so we can only imagine how incredible she'd look as Star Wars pin up Princess Leia. Luck...

This Girl Dressed Up As Sexy Gandalf For Her Last Day At School And Now The Internet Loves Her

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 19.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Tjitske Van Vark is an 18-year-old student in Melbourne, Australia, who recently dressed up as sexy Gandalf for her last day of school, and, naturally...

This Kid's Mum And Dad Win Parents Of The Year For His Halloween Costume

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 08.10.2015 | UK Parents

A three-year-old boy in Virginia, America, is about to have an amazing Halloween dressed as Princess Elsa from Disney's Frozen. Paul Henson's photo...

15 Awesome Halloween Costume Ideas For Kids

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 07.10.2015 | UK Parents

Getting dressed up is probably the single most important thing for children on Halloween. Whether they're going trick or treating, to a Halloween p...