Smiling like Sunshine: Fancy Dress Ideas for the Whole Family

Thursday, 24 October 2013

Fancy Dress Ideas for the Whole Family

From birthdays to New Year’s Eve parties, fancy dress is a popular option for any party. One way of really getting into the fancy dress spirit is to dress you and the rest of your family up in costumes that are sure to impress. 

Whether you all dress in the same fancy dress theme or you each make a statement with your own costumes, here are a just a few favourite fancy dress costumes that you and your family will love…

For the Kids….
Kids rarely need an excuse to use their imagination, and dressing up in fun fancy dress costumes gives them the perfect opportunity to do so. A good thing about children’s fancy dress costumes is that many premium quality costumes are also available in adult sizes – so you can match your whole family if you like!

Most children will have a clear idea of what they want to dress up as for a fancy dress party – however if your kids need a little inspiration, why not go and look at costumes in a fancy dress shop. Leading fancy dress retailer Elliott’s Fancy Dress have a store and an online shop, either visit their fancy dress shop in Belfast to get ideas or take a browse online to check out the complete collection.

Popular costumes for girls include Disney fairy tale costumes – from Alice in Wonderland to Snow White, a Disney costume will give any little girl the chance to channel her favourite princess or character! Both boys and girls of all ages will also enjoy dressing up as their favourite film characters. Harry Potter fancy dress costumes are perfect for dressing the whole family for a magical Hogwarts themed bash!

For little lads, super hero costumes are always firm favourite – from Superman to Batman, superhero costumes are also ideal for dressing the whole family. Simply pick a hero each to pull off the look.

For Baby…
Thanks to the ever increasing popularity of fancy dress parties, most retailers have added baby and toddler collections to their fancy dress ranges – so your new arrival won’t miss out! Toddlers will look the part in a Superman costume while little baby girls are sure to look super adorable in a Minnie Mouse costume – great for a Disney themed party!

For you…
Adult fancy dress collections are just as extensive as the children’s selection – showcasing how people of all ages really do love to have fun and dress up in fancy dress. Around the World parties are great for theming both you and your children in costumes that each represent a different country. If you’re attending a back in time party, why not dress the whole family in fun 70s fancy dress costumes – hippy inspired costumes and psychedelic wigs should nail the look!


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