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Tuesday, October 22, 2013  0 Comments

Halloween Is Here and You Better Get That Costume ASAP

If you're like many people, you typically wait until the last minute to get your Halloween costume. Have you ever tried to go to a department store to look for something that won't make you look stupid at that big Halloween party at the last minute? It's terrible to weed through all of the picked-over costumes to try and find one that you can live with. At Moon Costumes, the fact that you've waited until the last minute to find your costume won't affect us at all. We have a great selection of costumes, and you'll find our service to be fast and efficient.

Easy, Convenient Shopping
Halloween is one of the best holidays of the year. It's the one day when you get to let loose and be someone completely different, and it's expected of you to be a little bit crazy. It's difficult to find the right costume, though, unless you start your shopping early. That's what makes what we offer at Moon Costumes so beneficial for late shoppers. We have a huge stock of costumes, and whether you're in the mood for something scary, or you want to entertain your co-workers at that upcoming office Halloween party, you'll have no problem finding the perfect costume.

One of the best things about shopping at Moon Costumes is that we provide you with the ability to shop at your convenience, from the comfort of your home. You'll pay a great price for a high-quality costume. In fact, you'll be able to use your costume for years to come. Don't wait any longer to get your costume for this year!

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Thursday, October 17, 2013  0 Comments

Why Should the Kids Be The Only Ones to Dress Up?

Many parents are under the impression that Halloween is a holiday that's really better left to their children. As a result, they end up missing out on a lot of great fun by being able to don their own costumes. If that sounds like you, and you've been satisfied leaving Halloween to your kids to enjoy, this year at Moon Costumes, we'd like to challenge your thinking a little bit. After all, there's something to be said about dressing up as Cinderella to match your little girl in her Disney Princess costume.

Add Some Flair to Halloween
How excited would your kids be if you dressed as their favorite superhero on Halloween? Halloween is a lot of fun, but it's a shame to waste all of that fun on children. Halloween costumes for adults give you the chance to become a kid again, even if it's only for one night. You'll absolutely love our collection of costumes, whether you want to match your child's costume, or you want to give them something to laugh about until Christmas.

Make Halloween Full Of Family Fun
While you probably can't just put on Halloween costumes and expect to get candy as an adult, wearing a costume as you go trick-or-treating with your kids is a great experience. They'll love seeing Mom and Dad let their hair down and have a good time. You might even consider taking on the persona of your chosen character for some added fun. Halloween is special to kids, and you'll make it even better.

Ready to start shopping? Check out Moon Costumes for all of your Halloween needs!

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013  0 Comments

Halloween is Just around the Corner

It's hard to believe that in a few short months, we'll be celebrating Halloween, isn't it? This time of year always has us really excited, here at Moon Costumes. It's the absolute best time of year to start shopping for the best Halloween costumes before other people get them. Here are a few ideas to get your shopping started.

For Him

If you are a practical joker at heart, why not play up your love for laughs this Halloween? We have some of the most outrageous costumes you've ever seen. They'll be sure to have your friends laughing and wondering how you ever came up with something so good. You'll be invited to all of the parties when you wear our
Beer Man costume. Or, how about showing up wearing a Moses & 10 Party Commandments costume (pssst...the tablets are a dispenser that's perfect for your favorite adult beverage!) You'll be hilarious, and the life of the party.

For Her

No man can resist a mermaid, and you'll be proof of that when you show up wearing our
Mermaid costume. However, if you'd like something a little sexier, and a little more human, why not choose something like our Howdy Partner Cowgirl costume? If you'd rather retain your feminine nature, we have a variety of Enchanting Princess costumes to choose from. Who knows? Maybe this year will really be the year you find your handsome prince.

Of course, if you have an idea for a costume, we'd love to hear it! We do custom costumes all the time and Halloween is the perfect time to order yours. Visit our shop today!  

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Monday, October 29, 2012  0 Comments

Baby’s First Halloween Costume


There is something so special about a baby's first Halloween.  You're probably having a difficult time choosing a costume because you want it to be perfect.  There will be pictures to take that you will cherish for years to come.  So, that first Halloween costume for your baby has to extra-special.  We want you to know that you've come to the right place to find the Halloween baby costumes that you are looking for.  In fact, with so many styles and characters, you might find it hard to choose just one!

Consider the type of costume you're looking for.  Do you want something that will complement what you're wearing this year?  Baby costumes that match their parents' costumes are adorable and we have a great selection.  From Captain America to Snow White, your baby will look perfect on Halloween, and you'll have incredible memories that you'll share for years to come.

Perhaps you're a little on the creative side, and you don't want to go with a distinct character.  Good for you!  You'll love dressing your baby up as a loaf of
Wonder Bread!  Or maybe your little one would look adorable dressed as a banana.  As you can see, the sky is the limit.  No matter what type of baby costumes you're looking for, you'll find it at Moon Costumes.

Halloween is all about the kids, isn't it?  We would love to be a part of your family's new Halloween traditions by helping you find the perfect costume for your little one on his or her first Halloween.  Take a few minutes and browse our
selection.  You won't be disappointed!

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Tuesday, October 16, 2012  0 Comments

What’s Halloween without Some Gore?


What’s Halloween without Some Gore?

Everyone looks forward to Halloween, whether you're young or old.  After all, it's the one night out of the year when you can dress up as your favorite scary character.  So this year, when you venture out for a night of terrifying fun, be sure your costume takes the cake by paying attention to the key details of what makes a great gory costume.

Tricks to "Scarify" Your Costume

A few costume accessories can be the difference between a costume that's just ho-hum and one that will get some big reactions from friends.  For example, consider taking your
zombie get-up to a new level with a great makeup job.  You can even come up with a character that's completely original by using a disgusting gash on your face.  Let your imagination run wild a little bit this year and see what you can come up with that will help your costume stand out from the crowd.

Be a Little Shocking

Halloween is the one night of the year when the rulebook gets tossed out the window.  So, this year feel free to let your defenses down and do what you want to do with your costume.  Why not try some
body paint or body glitter to create a unique look?  Even if you're normally a shy person, with a creative costume you can show a side of your personality that most people never get to see.

Great costumes are created by paying attention to the little
details that make them interesting.  With the right costume accessories, you'll create a one-of-a-kind costume that people won't stop talking about all night long.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2012  0 Comments

Scare the Pants Off Trick or Treaters This Halloween



Halloween is coming and you might be anticipating or dreading having a lot of trick-or-treaters visit your house.  Regardless of whether the thought excites you or not, you can have a lot of fun this Halloween by scaring the little ghosts and goblins if you have the right props to use.  Our store has just the type of adult Halloween props you need to get a great reaction from your Halloween visitors.

Animated Props

If you're the type of person who likes to make a big impression, our
animated props might be just what you need to scare the trick-or-treaters at your house.  There are many to choose from, including a skeleton coming out of the ground and a scary witch who will greet your visitors.  The trick-or-treaters who visit your house this year will remember these props for years to come.

A Little More Subtle

Perhaps you want some
props that will give your decor some subtlety in their ability to scare your Halloween visitors.  We have a great selection of body parts to use to adorn your porch with.  Trick-or-treaters will be surprised when they ring your bell and glance over to see a severed arm.  So, if subtlety is what you're after, these types of props are a great choice.

Whether you want to create a full haunted house to dazzle trick-or-treaters this year, or you just want to add a few special effects to your home, we have the adult Halloween props you need to make it happen.  Visit us today to find out how we can create a scary spectacle of your house this
Halloween!

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Tuesday, October 2, 2012  0 Comments

Who Do You Want To Be For Halloween

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With Halloween right around the corner, this could be the year that you dress up in a great costume that will be sure to impress all of your friends, family or co-workers.  Or, maybe you'd just like to show your kids that Halloween can be a grown-up holiday too!  We can help you come up with Halloween costumes that you'll love.

The Sky's The Limit

Take a minute and think about what you've always wanted to be for Halloween.  Maybe there's a favorite childhood
character that you once loved but you never had the opportunity to portray when you were younger.  Maybe there's a popular superhero movie that just came out and you would love to be the hero or heroine, as the case may be.  There really is no limit to what you can accomplish through Halloween costumes.  So, stretch your imagination a bit, and come up with something that's as unique as you are.


If You're Gonna Do It, Do It Right

Anyone who dresses up every year for Halloween or to attend conventions will tell you that the best costumes have lots of
details.  So, make those details happen in your costume.  Study your character, even right down to their personality.  The more authentic you can can make your costume, the more impressive it will be to those around you.  And the more fun you'll have!

Halloween is such a fun time of year, and it's a shame to leave all the fun to the kids.  Like the old saying goes, "youth is wasted on the young".  So, get out there and have some fun this year! 

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Friday, July 20, 2012  0 Comments

Go-To Costume Classics that are Great in a Pinch!


 Much like traditional home designs, classic cars, or a clean cut collared shirt and jeans, some costumes will just never go out of style.  Year after year, new costumes make the list for most popular costume  of the season, but some staples just never change.  Read about three of the most popular go-to Halloween costumes of all time below and consider making them your own this upcoming Halloween season!  These classics are great go-to costumes even in a pinch.    


Ghost Costume – Since Halloween does have its roots in “All Hallows Eve,” which was known as a “time of the wandering dead” a ghost costume is certainly appropriate for any Halloween celebration.  Ghost costumes can vary widely!  They can be as simple as a sheet with some holes cut out or as complex enough to involve expertly applied makeup and a custom costume.    


Halloween Witch – This costume has been done some many ways throughout the years, and all are quite fun.  Whether you want to be a serious and frightening witch or an adorable “good witch” like Glenda from Wizard of Oz, a witch costume always works


Vampire Costume – Vampire costumes have been popular throughout the years in sticking with the tradition of keeping Halloween a bit ominous and spooky!  For a sexy vampire to a terrifying vampire, there is always a vampire costume you can pull off!   


Remember, you can put your own twist on these classics.  You can do so by picking out and adding unique costume accessories.  At Moon Costumes  we have hundreds of great wigs and costumes accessories to help you make a classic a new look all your own. 

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Friday, August 12, 2011  0 Comments

True Blood Inspired Halloween Costumes


True Blood, which is now running its 4th season on HBO as we speak, has established millions of fans who have been simply raving mad about the show (in a good way) since its inception back in 2008. …and what’s a super fan to do in order to show their level of dedication? The answer is simple – dress up like one of the characters from the 2011 season of True Blood for Halloween.


Previously streets and parties everywhere were filled with vampire, werewolf, Bill Compton and Eric Northman costumes. This year, fans are looking forward to dressing up as characters inspired by the new season.


Fairy costumes will be big this Halloween in order to pay homage the season 4 episode where Sookie pays a visit to Fairy Land. You’ll be able to use the vast array of resources available online to create your look as a rose fairy, skull fair, fallen angel, pixie, Woodland, Goth, garden, or even a cupcake fairy. You’ll want to start planning your fairy costume early from top to bottom thinking about shoes, colored wigs, makeup, tights, and other accessories.


Those who aren’t so into the cutsie look are getting inspired by True Blood’s dark season 4 vibe and going for the bewitching look. Dark Midnight Witch costumes are another get-up of choice for Halloween 2011. Think about wearing a black sexy dress, black gloves, black heels, a black sorest belt, black caplet or cape, along with a pointy witch hat. Don’t forget to add the witchy Halloween makeup.


Aside from True Blood Halloween costumes, True Blood Halloween parties will also be going on around the world. Why not get all dressed up and host your own? Don’t forget the Vampire inspired drink ideas! Red food coloring will be flying off the shelves!

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Wednesday, July 6, 2011  0 Comments

Costume Enthusiast Plan for Halloween 2011

Believe it or not, the month of October is really just around the corner, and Halloween and costume enthusiasts are already getting their costumes ready for this year’s fall festivities. In recent years we’ve seen many Lady Gaga costumes on Halloween night, but this year, party goers will likely be trying for all new costumes this year.


There is already much speculation going around as to what the most popular Halloween costumes will be for October 2011. With the release of the new Transformer sequel coming out, transformer character costumes are predicted to be popular this year. Ready-made Optimus Prime and Bumblebee costumes will likely be seen on store shelves and available online.


Costumes based on the character’s of Avatar are also said to still be in popular demand as many have said they plan to dress up as Jake Sully or Neytiri to show their love for the film. With the release of action packed comic book based films like The Green Hornet, The Green Lantern, and Captain America, superhero costumes could very well be bigger than ever this Halloween season.


Harry Potter costumes are predicted to be popular with kids and pre-teens this year after the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and parents might consider dressing their younger children as the Dementors.


Retailers are getting ready to give adults, teens, kids, and even toddlers a lot more to choose from this year. Whether you decide to go with a ready-made popular costume, get a custom made costume, or to go the DIY route this Halloween, make sure to get an early start planning and creating your look. Remembering the details such as wigs, accessories, and makeup takes time as does choosing the perfect costume. You won’t want to let Halloween 2011 sneak up on you while you miss the party!

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