Fancy dress ideas party themes can determine not only the tone of the party but also how much fun people will have leading up to the night.
Gone are the days when fancy dress was restricted to children’s birthday parties and rowdy hen nights – people all over the country people are discovering the sheer amusement at spending their weekend dressed as a pirate!!
Whether you choose to showcase your weird and wonderful costumes at your local club/pub or in the relative privacy of a house party – fancy dress is a great way to have a brilliantly different night!
Regardless of how much money you have to spend there are loads of options available for the fancy dress connoisseur! Feeling Flush? Why not splash out on ready made costume with all the trimmings? Watching the pennies? Then put on your best Blue Peter hat and get creative at home. Whatever your budget being dressed up has a great effect on people and is bound to result in an amusing night!
Here’s my top 10 favourite themes… Read the rest of this entry »
Are you hosting a party? Or are you attending a party? In both the cases, it is important for you to know about the latest and on-going party trends. One popular party trend is the party dress code trend. This means that the host of the party specifies a dress code for the guests and the guests have to follow it. The guests are made aware of the dress code through invitation cards. These dress codes are used on all types of occasions and events such as weddings, birthdays, prom nights, anniversaries and office parties.
Following are some popular dress codes for parties:
Black Tie Party
This code can be typically used for wedding, prom and even reception functions. It is a formal party where men are dressed up in suits and women are dressed up in gowns. The attire that the guests wear depends completely on the decision of the hosts. The invitation can state that it can be black tie attire but the party dress codes will be semi-formal.
If this is the code for a formal office party or a meeting, then men should go for grey or black tuxedos with matching ties while for a semi-formal occasion, they can choose to wear white or black tailcoat and dinner jacket. For women, it is suggested to wear evening gowns or long dresses, in case of formal or semi-formal events while in case of office parties, they can go for evening gowns or wide leg trousers. Read the rest of this entry »