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Thursday, December 27, 2012  0 Comments

We Have Accessories for Any Occasion

If there's one thing that makes a great costume even better, it's costume accessories.  With the right costume accessories, you can easily turn an "okay" costume into a memorable one that will be the talk of the party or convention.  Without the right accessories, your costume probably won't make the impression you hope it will.

Without The Right Accessories...

Just imagine for a moment...Santa Claus without his beard.  A clown that lacks a large red nose.  A vampire with no fangs.

Get the picture?

You can improve the entire look of your costume with just the right accessories.

Think Outside the Box

What's your costume idea?  We have some incredible accessories at Moon Costumes to give it those perfect finishing touches.

Undoubtedly, one of the most popular costumes of all time is Elvis Presley.  And you don't have to visit Las Vegas to see a guy in an Elvis costume.  Why not add even more authenticity to yours with a great pair of Elvis Presley
glasses?  Or maybe you're thinking ahead to New Year’s Eve and you'd like to do a little something different with your outfit this year.  A carnival mask and a colorful boa can dress up that little black dress, making it the perfect outfit for New Year’s Eve.

At Moon Costumes, we specialize in making sure that you look the part for your next event, party or convention.  We have the right costume accessories to be sure your costume is absolutely perfect.  Visit our online store to see our great selection of costumes and accessories today!




Wednesday, December 26, 2012  0 Comments

Are You a Die Hard DADA Life Fan, You Might Just Need a Banana Suit!

Dada Life has been taking the world by storm with their high-energy sets and their interest in breaking all the "rules" of society through their music and crazy philosophies.  Chances are if you're heading to a Dada Life concert soon, you will need just the right outfit to be sure you have a great time.  Two of their signature props are bananas and champagne bottles; and many a Dada Life fan has attended a show wearing a banana suit.  

Join In the Fun!

At Moon Costumes, we've got a great selection of
banana suits to choose from, to help make your next Dada Life event more memorable than ever!  And banana suits are just one of the rave costumes we can help you find.  We have everything you might need, from crazy wigs and glasses to cool jewelry and other accessories.  All of the great pieces that make rave costumes special, you'll be able to find in our online store.

Enjoy the Show!

One thing is for sure, Dada Life puts on a performance you'll never forget.  And with philosophies like "Never bring your brain to a rave" and "If you don't want to get wet, you don't want to have fun" backing them up, you're sure to have a great time.  One of our amazing rave costumes will only make your night that much better.

Be sure to check out all of our banana suits and other party gear before your next Dada Life show.  At Moon Costumes, we pride ourselves in helping you have a night to remember! 



Wednesday, December 19, 2012  0 Comments

Do You Have a Costume for your Next Costume Party?

If you have a big costume party coming up, chances are you want to wear something that will make a huge impression.  Maybe you even want to "beat" what you wore last year.  Don't stress about that upcoming costume party any longer.  We have a great selection of adult costumes to help you stand out at that upcoming party.  Our selection is unbeatable, and we offer every character you can think of.  

Costumes for Men

Guys, we have some great costumes you're sure to love.  Whether you want to be humorous this year and wear one of our hilarious Shark Attack
costumes, or you want to transform into your favorite superhero and wear an authentic-looking Batman costume, rest assured-we've got you covered.

Costumes for Women

Ladies, you'll love our incredible selection for your upcoming party.  If you're feeling daring, try our Cowboy's Cheerleader
costume.  Or maybe you'd rather go back in time and portray a character like Lucy in an I Love Lucy costume.  Whatever your heart's desire, we've got it.

Couple Costumes

A great way to make an impression, as well as to indicate to everyone that you're a couple, is with
couple costumes.  Maybe you'd like to make everyone laugh by wearing the classic Horse costume.  Or perhaps Olive Oyl and Popeye would suit you better. Couple costumes are always a great choice.

Regardless of what costume you choose, Moon Costumes has a wide variety to choose from.  Visit our online store now to see how we can help make you the star of your next costume party.



Wednesday, December 12, 2012  0 Comments

Be One of the Avengers for Your Next Big Cosplay Event

Hollywood hit a homerun with the premier of the movie "The Avengers", as it quickly soared to the number one spot for this year.  "The Avengers" is also credited with having the biggest opening weekend in North America.  As the film that grossed one billion dollars in the least amount of time, "The Avengers" has quickly grown in popularity and its superheroes have become a popular choice for those looking for great cosplay costumes for their next convention.

Superhero Costumes for Cosplay Conventions

It's no surprise that
superheroes like Captain America, Spiderman and The Incredible Hulk have risen in popularity since the release of "The Avengers".  There's something appealing about becoming a super-human character with awesome powers, even if it's just for the day.  Whether your desire comes from a childhood fantasy or you have a deep admiration for one of these incredible superheroes, we have just the cosplay costumes you're looking for.

Only the Best

In order to portray such superheroes as
Iron Man and Hawkeye, you need a costume that really looks the part.  At Moon Costumes, we pride ourselves on stocking the best, authentic-looking cosplay costumes for your next cosplay event.  We have an incredible selection, and in fact, you might have a difficult time making a decision on which superhero you want to be!  And why stop at only shopping for yourself?  We have great kids costumes too.  The little ones will love dressing like their hero!

For your next cosplay convention, Moon Costumes has everything you need to make your favorite superhero come to life!



Thursday, December 6, 2012  0 Comments

Make Your Children’s Christmas Special by Being Their Very Own Santa

Santa Claus has long been one of the best things about Christmas.  You'd be hard-pressed to find a child whose face doesn't light up when the big, jolly guy walks into the room.  Chances are, your children go to sleep every Christmas Eve, listening carefully for any sounds of reindeer hooves on the roof of your home, only to fall asleep dreaming of the goodies Santa will leave them on Christmas morning.  

If this sounds familiar to you, why not start a new tradition for your family this year?  Holiday costumes like our beautiful Santa Claus
costume can bring even more joy to your family's Christmas morning.


Our holiday costumes are made to look as authentic as possible.  So your younger children can stand amazed that this Christmas, Santa didn't just eat the cookies, drink the milk and take off in his sleigh.  Your older children will be amused and delighted that you took the time to make their Christmas morning even more special.

And you?  You'll have a great time playing the part of Kris Kringle!  What could be better than that?

At Moon Costumes, we have a great selection of holiday costumes that are sure to make your season even brighter.  Whether you want to go with the basic Santa Claus costume, or you want to get
Mom involved by dressing her as Mrs. Claus, we have what you're looking for to start your new holiday tradition this year.

Visit our Moon Costume
shop to see our great selection!  And have a very Merry Christmas!



Monday, December 3, 2012  0 Comments

Katsucon 19 is Only a Few Months Away, Get Your Costume Together Now!

Attention all Japanese anime fans!  Katsucon 19 is approaching quickly.  It's never too early to get your costume ready for one of the most awesome cosplay conventions that the Washington DC area has ever seen.

Katsucon is an incredible three-day celebration in honor of Japanese anime and Japanese culture.  This year, it's being held February 15-17, 2013 in Washington DC.  From its humble beginnings at a Holiday Inn in 1995, Katsucon has grown in attendance every year.  In fact, in just two years' time, Katsucon topped 1,000 attendees.  We're confident it will only continue to grow.  Katsucon has proven to be one of the best cosplay conventions of the year.

The question is, are you making your plans to be there?  Choosing just the right costume is important. Moon Costumes has just what you need to make a great impression as your favorite Japanese anime character.  

There are several keys to great cosplay costumes:

• Choose something unique to be sure you stand out from the crowd.
• Details matter!  Accessories work wonders.
• Make a big impression by taking on your character's personality.

Katsucon 19 is a great place for you to show off your ability to put together a great costume.  Whether you want to portray a favorite Final Fantasy
character, or you want to go with something basic like a Japanese anime school uniform, we have just the costume you're looking for to make Katsucon 19 a memorable event.

There are so many options, it pays to get started early!  Visit our Moon Costume
shop and let your imagination run wild with the possibilities!  

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