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Original Boba Fett Cosplay - The Time Duwayne Dunham Tested The Costume in 1978

This awesome Boba Fett video gives an early look at one of Star Wars most infamous characters, Boba Fett. This video is beyond exciting for any serious Star Wars fan. It features rare footage of Boba Fett's costume reveal to George Lucas and other members of the crew at Lucas's house in June of 1978, after [...]

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Best Costume Ideas of 2016

The Best Costumes of 2016Updated monthly through 2016!Halloween is still a ways off, but it if you want to have time to make the best version of your costume why not start now? Here are a few costumes that are likely to be some of the top costume choices for 2016.David BowieHis passing was a [...]

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Learn How to do Special Effects Makeup at Fantasy Costumes - July 23rd 2016

Our very own makeup stylist Irma will be hosting an in-store event covering the basic of applying special effects makeup. She'll discuss different techniques and products for achieving a variety of looks. This seminar is great for beginners to cosplay or makeup artists looking to expand their knowledge.When: Saturday July 23rd at 11:00AM.Where: Fantasy CostumesCost: A $10 [...]

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Laugh Factory Chicago's Character Assassination

Looking for a laugh? History buff? Checkout Laugh Factory Chicago's Character Assassination, a new comedy show that roasts beloved and infamous historical characters. Each month a new historical character gets grilled by a variety of popular characters from theater, history and hip-hop. We partnered with the Laugh Factory to provide plenty of costume rentals from powdered wigs to Cat [...]

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WoW Cosplay - The Top Warcraft Cosplayers on GeekXGirls

World of Warcraft (WoW) fans are finally getting the big screen treatment with  the Warcraft movie dropping this weekend. With a large built-in fan base, there are high hopes for the film to do well. With these hopes comes huge pressure for the filmmakers to have a blockbuster success. The World of Warcraft movie feels as [...]

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20 Masquerade Dresses You Can Rent & Masks That Match

Helpful Links:Throwing a masquerade party? Here are 10 party theme ideas.Buy discounted masquerade masks in bulk.Shop our masquerade masks online. Masquerade dresses can be tricky. Not fancy enough? Too fancy? Finding the right dress starts with matching it to the  perfect party theme. If you don't go to many masquerade parties, you probably don't want to shell out [...]

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7 Zombie Costume Ideas that Separate You from the Horde

So you want to dress up like a Zombie but you don’t want to be another general, run of the mill zombie.  You want a unique zombie experience that will let you enjoy a night out while proving you not only eat brains, but you have them too. Here are some ideas to help inspire you into [...]

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Sponsored Event: Singles Masquerade Mixer, Chicago - June 11, 2016

We're excited to partner with Luv Talk for their upcoming Masquerade Singles Mixer night! Luv Talk is an online community of modern, urban women who share their relationship experiences and learn how to have healthy, fun, loving relationships. They have plenty of helpful tips on their blog and are launching an app soon that will let men and women talk to a Luv [...]

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Gal Gadot - The Wonder Woman Q&A

Dressing up as Wonder Woman? Check out our selection of Wonder Woman costumes and accessories.What Do We Know About Gal Gadot? Batman vs. Superman as a whole was polarizing. Some people loved it, and others hated it. However, one thing the majority of viewers seemed to agree on is how amazing Gal Gadot was as Wonder Woman. [...]

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10 Masquerade Party Ideas (with Masks)

Planning a masquerade party but out of ideas? Here are our favorite themes! So you want to throw a Masquerade ball? Whether you're hosting a fancy ball or a mysterious gathering, you have  a lot to think about in the planning process, but the most important thing you need to do is decide on is a theme. [...]

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