When choosing a theme for your theme party, it is a good idea to consider the season and time of the year. This may be a great way to decide what theme you would like to have. A flimsy costume on a cold winters evening would not be compatible with the season and weather.
Stop for a Starbucks coffee next door, get lunch at La Bolange a half block further. If you want a champagne break stop at Perry’s across from that. When you’re ready to continue you’re journey, you’ll be standing in front of Haute Bride. Haute bride doesn’t mind walk-ins just for looking, and can occasionally squeeze you in for a last minute fitting. They specialize in bridal headpieces but do have a selection of gowns as well.
Another method, is to go through a local directory that lists the local businesses. The result of this research, is that you can come up with some great options that are local to you.
Make a decision on when you would like to have your theme party. Check in with your friends to see if they are available before sending out the invitations. That way you can be sure that there will be no disappointment if your friends don’t arrive on the night.
Remember when planning your next theme party to keep the theme consistent right from the venue, props and decorations leading into the costumes and characters and onto the food and music.
Check out a variety of styles when you’re shopping. Don’t be closed off to any style. You could find yourself really liking a dress you never imagined you’d like. Consider all of the dresses with an open mind and make the time to try them on if you can. Check out short prom dresses along with the long styles. You may be pleasantly surprised at what ends up looking fabulous on you.
One particularly popular devil look in recent years is the “Darth Maul” look. Whether you want to look like Darth Maul or a regular devil, you will also want to sport a couple of horns as these are the true sign of the devil, regardless of what other efforts you have made to your appearance. You can buy these from party and fancy dress stores and they stick on easily using sprit gum which has long been used for theatrical prosthetics.
A must know tip:when selecting your venue look at it to see whether or not you can use the venue as the ideal theme for your party. E.g. Are you considering a boat for your venue? Then perhaps an ideal theme party would be “Pirates and Wenches”.