Easy Book Week Costumes 2018
We love this year’s Book Week theme: find your treasure. With so many adventurers in stories across different eras, there are so many rich characters you can become.
With Disguises, you can find easy Book Week costumes that let you become your favourite famous adventurer and bring their quest to life.
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May the Fourth Be With you!
Movies have a way of taking us beyond our Earthly existence to another world. For fans of the movie franchise Star Wars, this world is one of a far away galaxy with strange creatures fighting against an evil empire. In the movie we find ourselves drawn into the battle and rooting for the underdog.
Star Wars entered theaters in May 1977 as a rather small budget film. It would go on to break the bank. Although it was first to be released, the director George Lucas places Star Wars as the fourth installment in the story, a story which nearly forty years later we are still waiting to see completed.
May Fourth is known as Star Wars Day, a non-official holiday created to celebrate the enormous influence that the Star Wars movie franchise has had on world culture. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher burnt the day into the brains of Star Wars fans when a congratulatory note read "May the Fourth be with you, Maggie," after she secured the position of Prime Minister in England. This was back on May 4, 1979. The phrase stuck, and decades later Canada sealed the date by holding a film festival and celebration of the film on May 4 2011.
What better way to celebrate the day than by dressing up as your favourite character - Dark or Light Side... We have a huge selection of Star Wars costumes for Star Wars Day, the widest on the continent. You can buy online or rent in the Brisbane area.
Heroes such as classic characters like the feisty but beautiful Princess Leia and the "space-smart" bounty hunter Han Solo and the small, but wise, Yoda to characters from the newer series like Jyn Erso and the popular Rey, we have something for everyone. By far the most popular costumes for May the 4th are the opulent and ultimate dress up costume, Darth Vader followed closely by the lovable Chewbacca - Be sure to book in early to secure these costumes to hire.
Speaking of Chewbacca, as we constantly have people falling in love with our sweet and hairy Chewy costume, we have stocked ONE Chewbacca Supreme Edition costume available for one lucky Star Wars fan to purchase! Just like our hire costume, this costume is fur covered silken haired bodysuit, large fur covered latex mask, latex hands, fur covered shoe covers and latex Chewie man bag, or more precisely, latex bandolier with functional pouch.
Of course this is the perfect costume to wear to Star Wars movie premiers or Supanova or Comic Con, but it's also perfect for everyday wear, like dropping the kids at school, picking up some milk on the way home... OK maybe not, but you will want to wear it all the time. Don't delay or you will miss out.
Where would our heroes be if it weren't for the villains?! They may be pesky in wanting to take over the galaxy but hey, they do keep the good guys in business. Speaking of villains, we also have a selection of villainous Star Wars costumes if The Dark Side is a little more your style.
We have of course the Sith Lord, Darth Vader. The once heroic Jedi Knight who fell into the Dark Side of the Force and led the Empire's eradication of the Jedi Order. This impressive costume is memorable to say the least and you will definitely make a impact when you walk into the room.
Emperor Palpatine, Master of Darth Vader, is a cunning politician who became the ultimate personification of evil in replacing Darth Vader as the central villain. He is described as the supreme ruler of the most powerful tyrannical regime the galaxy had ever witnessed.
Also bad guys, though not too scary if they're shooting at you, we have Storm Trooper costumes to purchase for adults and children.
For the children we also have a range of Star Wars Costumes available to purchase including little Chewbacca and Yoda in toddler sizes as well as children sized Princess Leia, Yoda, Darth Vader, Jyn Erso, Rey, Stormtrooper & Death Trooper costumes and Jedi Robes.
Ok, now you've dressed dad, mum and the kids.... But what about the pets?! Never fear we have some adorable costumes so your beloved pooch or cute kitty doesn't miss out on the fun! In our Star Wars Pet collection we have Darth Vader, Princess Leia, Yoda and R2-D2 costumes available.
What would Star Wars Day be without accessories to go along with your chosen look? After all, Star Wars Day is all about leaving our world behind for the Star Wars universe. We have the famed Darth Vader and Anakin Skywalker light sabers so you can choose the side you wish to join. Will you join the light or do you choose to allow the dark side to take control? The choice is yours. Just choose before May 4th.
Avengers: Infinity War. Dress up as your favourite Marvel character!!
One week to go until the much anticipated Avengers: Infinity War hits our screen featuring all of our favourite Marvel characters such as Captain America, Thor, Black Widow, Iron Man, Spider Man, The Incredible Hulk, Black Panther, Star Lord and Rocket Racoon. We are certainly spoilt for choice in picking a costume to wear to the screening...
For those Team Captain America, you are forever determined to defend humanity despite what the meddling politicians want - and even if it means taking on Iron Man Tony Stark himself! Captain America costumes for both Adults and Children available to purchase and hire from Disguises Costumes. We also have his iconic shield available in standard and super cute decorative fascinator sizes.
For those Iron Man fans, we've got you covered! A padded body suit with Arc Reactor will give you the ability to fly and strength to save the world - even if you are just a self made superhero. Like all other superheros, Iron Man's costume is completed with a mask. You can easily choose to take off the mask as show yourself as Tony Stark underneath because, hey, Iron Man's identity isn't a secret after all - just add some tinted glasses! See our Iron Man Costumes available to purchase for Adults and Children.
Stepping out is the Russian spy. This fiery red head is not cast for eye candy she is a tough fighter. Although she doesn't have superpowers, she certainly skilled enough to stand among The Avengers. We have Black Widow costumes for Adults and Children to purchase as well as a Women's Black Widow costume to hire.
As we saw in Black Panther the majority of the film was centred around whether Wakanda – which has hidden its advanced society and technology for centuries – should reveal itself to the world. By the end of the film, King T'Challa decides to offer Wakanda's aid to any country that needs it. The Avengers: Infinity War trailer revealed that Wakandan troops will become involved in the war with Thanos – apparently fighting him in the country itself. WAKANDA FOREVER!!
Also allied with Team Stark is Spiderman, who turned down joining The Avengers in Spiderman: Homecoming. In the Infinity War trailer we see alot has changed for young Peter Parker who doesn't seem to be shying away from the fight against Thanos - he seems to be a real Avenger now! Go Spidey!!
Head up the Guardians of the Galaxy crack team as their leader, Star-Lord a.k.a Peter Quill! It's time to take your gang of Marvel misfits on another thrilling adventure. The Universe isn't going to save itself!
Get rockin' with Rocket Raccoon, the coolest Guardian in the Galaxy! Deluxe Guardians of the Galaxy Rocket Raccoon costume for children includes padded jumpsuit with fake fur, tail, shoe covers and character mask.
Costumes available to buy or hire from our Brisbane store. Shop online 24/7 and select Express Post for next business day delivery. Same business day delivery available for Brisbane!
The Avengers join forces with the Guardians of the Galaxy to save the world and we're counting the days until April 25th. We look forward to seeing you soon!!
(Un)Lucky Number 13!
That (un)lucky time of the year is upon us again! Friday the 13th falls on two months in 2018. The first being in April to and the second in July before the lead up to Halloween.
Don't be left in the dark in trying to skip this day as Friday the 13th always brings out all those superstitions in people trying to avoid bad omens.
Why not dress up as a Black Cat to give your friends a purr-fect fright?! We have a wide selection of catsuits, dresses and cat themed accessories to hire as well as purchase. Don't forget to pair your outfit with a pair of alluring cat contact lenses and dramatic winged eyeliner - MEOW!!
Where would a Black Cat be without their faithful owner, or rather, servant - a Witch! It’s safe to say that almost every girl has been a witch for Halloween at least once in her lifetime. However, chances are that your idea of witch Halloween costumes is significantly different than what it was when you were a little one. Why not try something a little different like our sweet Bewitching Witch or Darling Spellcaster Witch, or for something a little darker, there's always our gorgeous Pagan Witch costume. Did you know: The number 13 for Pagans actually represents good luck and going with the flow? 13 is the number referred to as change which is a great symbol for the New Year!
Of course, what kind of Friday the 13th party would it be without the big guy himself, Jason Vorhees? Bring Jason to life with just the right costume and hockey mask; scuff the mask with dirt and oil and cover it in blood and fake tissue. You'll have all your guests running for the cabins! Bloody blades are a must-have, as are tubes of fake blood and extra flesh for super realistic effects. As an added touch an open wound will give that "just-stabbed" look.
Trump your fears of 2018 with our range of realistic latex Donald Trump masks in an array of facial expressions. Within our Trump range we can also cater for those seeking an authentic Trump look by ensuring the mask has his perfect subtle spray tan hue of - Orange! Just add your own white shirt, black jacket and signature red tie and you're set to conquer the world - or party.
Not feeling brave enough to go all out? Why not go for a subtle scare with our realistic True Blood vampire fangs or our range of crazy contact lenses. Another idea to add awesome final touches to gory costumes is with our 3D FX Transfers. These incredible products look freakishly realistic and simply apply with water - Too easy!!
Have fun and remember:
Wiggly Party, Everybody Party!
The Wiggles will soon be heading back to Brisbane for their "Wiggle Wiggle Wiggle" Tour beginning in April 2018.
Don't fret parents, we are fully stocked with The Wiggles costumes for children sized Toddler to Age 5.
Not to forget everyone's favourite Dinosaur, Dorothy! We have this sweet dinosaur tabard with tail and her gardening hat. Time to plant some roses!!
Ahoy There Me Hearties! Set sail as the silly Captain Feathersword in search for his treasure.
Join Dorothy the Dinosaur, Captain Feathersword and Henry the Octopus as they get up to all sorts of fun and mischief with their friends The Wiggles. Clap your Paws along as they sing and dance in this totally adorable Wags the Dog costume!
St Patrick's Day Costumes And Accessories
We're all a little bit Irish on St Patrick's Day. To help you find your inner Irish and get into the green and fun this St Patrick's Day, Disguises has a large range of St Paddy's costumes and accessories to choose from.
It wouldn't be St Patrick's Day without someone dressed up as the ubiquitous Leprechaun. To be sure you'll get up to all sorts of mischief looking for that pot of gold dressed as a naughty leprechaun.
Try the luck of the Irish in these lucky Shamrock boxers and Irish kilt, shamrock shaped glasses or shamrock pendant.
"Hop" this way for an EGGstravagant Easter!
Easter Sunday or "Chocolate Sunday" this year falls on Sunday the 31st of April! Easter is always a busy time for us here at Disguises Costumes, with many of our wide range of Mascot Bunny Suits going out to schools, churches and all sorts of functions to bring joy to kids and adults alike!
We are open our usual hours Monday to Saturday over Easter except for the public holidays: Good Friday (23/4), Easter Monday (26/4) when we are closed and of course, Easter Sunday. We are open Easter Saturday, 24/04/2017 from 9am until 4pm for you to hop in for all your last minute bunny needs.
Bunny suits are what we're known and loved for at this time of year! These costumes are the real deal and would make a fabulous edition to your Sunday morning Easter egg hunt! We have a wide range of bunnies in different height sizes and colours. For a more Australian Easter, we also have a Bilby Mascot costume to hire. These costumes are sadly only available to Hire from our Brisbane store. View the range here. Be sure to book your Bunny hire in advance as these costumes book out very quickly.
After much demand for Bunny mascots to purchase, this year we have a Premium Bunny Mascot Costume to buy for $399.00. This is a premium quality Easter Bunny mascot costume that you will use year after year - Perfect investment for church groups, child care centres and schools. This soft and fluffy premium rabbit costume for adults includes an oversize rabbit mascot head with bendable ears. Head covered in soft faux fur. Large cuddly soft fluffy bunny body with pink belly. Soft white fluffy mittens, solid white fluffy oversize rabbit feet shoe covers and soft white fluffy shoe cover inserts. Get in quick as this is a highly sought after product which is only available in limited stock!
Sometimes the big mascots can scare the kids - especially the little ones. A solution to keep everyone happy on Easter is with our Adult White Rabbit costume. This costume (unlike the mascots) has the option for a closed realistic bunny head OR an open face so the little ones can still see you! This costume also includes a separate top and pants and furry mittens and shoe covers. Just add a basket of eggs and you'll be a hit.
For the little ones we have our adorable children's white bunny costume for children available to buy. Just the thing for the Easter Parade! Costume is light-weight one-piece jumpsuit with zip-up front and attached hood with bunny head. Just adorable!! We also have this costume in an adult sized for those parents and kids wanting to wear matching costumes!
Whats orange and sounds like a parrot? A carrot!! This oversized Crazy Carrot Adult jumpsuit complete with carrot top will make a wonderful addition you your Easter Event... Just imagine; The bunny chasing the carrot, the kids chasing the bunny all while you get to sit down and enjoy
the hot cross buns while they're still hot! Everybody wins!!
Easter has a more important meaning in the religious sense with the death of Christ and the symbolism of new life. For this, we have our Jesus robe, wig & beard for church groups recreating the stages of the cross. For those Jesus' wanting to carry the cross but may have missed an arm day (or two) at the gym, we have our Cross Necklaces which might be a little more manageable than a life sized cross!
To celebrate 'New Life' comes the rainbow after the rain - and so you too can symbolise new life and the resurrection of Jesus in a variety of rainbow accented outfits.
We also have a range of Bunny ears to buy as well colourful "spring" stockings (Autumn for us antipodeans), wigs, lashes, cheeky hot pants and twirl-tastic tutu's to add a splash of colour to your cheery Easter outfit!
For those a little more, er, "Adult" Parties, we have our Hugh Hefner Smoking Jacket so you can feel like the King of the Playboy Mansion with your Fluffle of Bunnies. Ladies, just add a set of ears, cuffs and collar to a corset or lingerie with black pantyhose and heels for that perfect Playboy Bunny look. Don't forget to practice your Bunny Dip!
Dress up for Disney's Aladdin - The Musical
With the excitement of The Rocky Horror Show having just left Brisbane it's almost unbelievable that we are treated with another fantastic stage show so soon. At first we thought we had stumbled across a magic lamp and been granted 3 wishes but it's actually a reality, Yes, Disney's Aladdin - The Musical has been touring Australia and Brisbane is the next stop on their magic carpet. *screams*
It's always fun to get dressed up for theatre shows but even more fun to see the show than in costume! Stay One Jump Ahead of everyone and get your costumes sorted now.
Everyone loves a Princess but even more so when shes as lovely of a role model as Princess Jasmine. This princess is compassionate, kind and stands up for herself and what she believes in. She's strong, independent and doesn't want life handed to her on a (literal) silver platter.
For Princess Jasmine we have a gorgeous costume for women which includes a coin trimmed top with jewel detail, harem pants and matching jewel head piece. We all know that Disney set unrealistic hair expectations when they created their princesses. So to save heartache we also have her iconic wig so you don't have to stress about your hair not being as long, voluminous and gorgeous as Princess Jasmine's.
We also have a sweet Princess Jasmine costume for girls. Costume includes satin pants with sequin trim, matching top and headpiece.
Now the Street Rat's costume is quite simply a vest, harem pants and a fez hat. We have Aladdin's costume to hire however also have fez hats to sell separately - handy for those not daring enough to go bare chest to the theatre.
While the image that is conjured when you think of Genie from Aladdin is a giant shirtless blue guy who spews one liners as voiced by Robin Williams. However the Genie in the stage production is a much more sassy and glitzy version of Genie. We won't make you wear blue paint - unless of course, you'd like to! For Genie dress up's you could wear a glitzy gold jacket paired with some harem pants for a perfect Friend Like Me look.