Girl Power! Getting the Best Superhero Look for your Daughter
Feb12

Girl Power! Getting the Best Superhero Look for your Daughter

Does your little girl want to be super? Now’s a better time than ever! Between The A-Force, Marvel Comics’ brand-new team of all-female Avengers, and DC Comics’ upcoming Wonder Woman feature film, girl superheroes are getting more and more time in the spotlight. They might not be infused with real superpowers, but superhero costumes make kids feel special nevertheless. Here are a few of our favorite superhero costumes ideas for girls,...

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Make your own Magic with Princess Costumes
Jan14

Make your own Magic with Princess Costumes

Whether it’s time for trick or treat, a birthday party, or a just a fun dress-up day, costumes are all about imagination. If your little girl wants to be a princess, for example, not only are there dozens of Disney Princesses to choose from, there are tons of ways to use accessories and other items to make them special. Here are a few of our very favorite Disney Princesses, along with some easy ideas that you can use to...

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Shopkins Costume Ideas For Kids
Dec29

Shopkins Costume Ideas For Kids

As long as kids and toys have been around, every generation of children has had its own iconic, obsessively collectible, gotta-have-it toy. In decades past, things like Tamagotchis, Beanie Babies, and Pogs were the must-haves. More recently, you probably remember things like Zhu Zhu Pets. Now, it’s Shopkins that are No. 1. After getting their start in Australia a couple of years ago, Shopkins have exploded to become the...

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Top 10 Halloween Costumes for Girls
Sep18

Top 10 Halloween Costumes for Girls

The Halloween spirit is in the air once again, and for kids everywhere, that means that it’s almost time for trick-or-treat. Today, we’re running down our Top 10 list of the best, most popular Halloween costumes for girls. Each one of these characters is definitely a hot commodity for 2015, and is guaranteed to make your daughter’s eyes light up. We’ll also share a couple quick styling tips for each one, like...

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Superman Costumes and Activities for Super Kids
Jul31

Superman Costumes and Activities for Super Kids

When most people think of superheroes, they think of Superman and Supergirl. DC Comics’ Man of Steel has been around since the first issue of Action Comics in 1938, and the original Supergirl debuted in the ‘50s. Both have been around for a long time and are hugely important to comics as a whole. They’re also still extremely popular. DC’s Supergirl TV show, premiering in 2015, and the Batman v Superman movie, premiering in 2016, are...

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Spider-Man Dress-Up Ideas to Tingle Your Spidey Sense
Jul15

Spider-Man Dress-Up Ideas to Tingle Your Spidey Sense

Have you heard that Spider-Man is coming back to the big screen? It won’t be until 2017 at the earliest, but Marvel recently said that they’re making a brand new Spider-Man film, 15 years after the movie with Tobey Maguire first hit theaters and became one of the best superhero movies, ever. It’s no wonder that Spider-Man has always been so popular – between the movies, comics, and cartoons, we definitely can’t get enough. If your...

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Peacock Face Paint Tutorial by Elsa Rhae
Oct02

Peacock Face Paint Tutorial by Elsa Rhae

Makeup and face paint artist Elsa Rhae has created a magical peacock face paint design to go with our girl’s peacock costume. Here’s the tutorial:   Begin painting with blue, green, and purple face paint. Elsa made her own split cake for this purpose, but three separate solid colors will work too. Use these colors to create triangular wedge shape above the left eye – this will be the wing and body of the peacock. Take a dark...

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Wizard of Oz Costumes
Aug06

Wizard of Oz Costumes

At Costume Express, we love The Wizard of Oz! 2014 marks the 75th anniversary of the classic 1939 film, and Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return came out just this past May. (Did you see it? What did you think?) All of that means that Wizard of Oz costumes are going to be bigger than ever this year. Keep on reading to get ideas! This Dorothy costume for kids looks just like it did in the movie, and the adult version does too. It’s so...

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