No matter how old one gets, there is nothing like the joy of dressing up in costume. Whether it's for a holiday, special event or party, people love the playful excitement of dressing up as someone else. There are literally thousands of costumes out there to buy; however, some people may not be willing to spend the extra cash for their playtime clothes. By learning how to assemble a homemade costume, create a unique look on a budget.
In this free video series on costume fashion, a costume designer offers advice for assembling a variety of outfits for several occasions. Find out how to put together a western-themed costume, and learn to disguise a man as a woman. Discover how easy it is to make a grass skirt for a luau, a toga out of a sheet and a sarong for a beach party. Get creative, assembling pieces from a wardrobe to make a stunning costume, using this helpful dress-up guide.
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What to Wear to a Sadie Hawkins Dance
When attending a Sadie Hawkins dance, the women should look their best, as they will be asking the men to dance, and usually these dances have a winter theme. Wear… Read More
How to Make Grass Skirts
Grass skirts can be made out of a variety of materials, such as dried corn husks, raffia or straw, which are all available at any craft store. Create a handmade… Read More
How Can I Disguise Myself As a Woman?
To disguise a man as a women, show off a bit of leg by wearing a short skirt, wear high heels for a feminine touch, cover any facial hair with… Read More
How to Sew a Cleopatra Costume
To sew a Cleopatra costume, create a simple shift dress in either black or white, and adorn the outfit using sequined collars, writs cuffs and a belt. Dress up in… Read More
How Men Wear a Sarong
Men can wear a sarong by simply tying it around their waist, as sarongs are unisex beach accessories that anyone can pull off. Wear a sarong in a masculine way… Read More
How to Make a Toga
A toga is an easy costume to make, as it only requires a large square of fabric, such as a bed sheet, wrapped around the body and tied up at… Read More