How to Host a Shark Week Party

August 10 marks the beginning of one of television’s most anticipated series – Shark Week. Since 1987, the Discovery Channel has hosted a week of some of the most awesome and incredible shark viewings, sightings, and documentaries ever caught on camera. It’s been such a huge event that fans have begun to host viewing parties and today, we’re going to cover how to host one of your own! Check out our Shark Week party ideas to help you plan in time for the festivities!


Comic-Con Sweepstakes


As an online costume store, there’s nothing we love more than costumes! That’s why Comic-Con is one of our favorite times of the year, (other than Halloween of course). Comic-Con is known for all the excellent costuming and Cosplaying that goes on. However, unfortunately for our customers in other parts of the nation, not everyone has a chance to get in on the fun. That’s why this year, we want everyone to get in on the fun with another great contest. We want to hear what you’d like to dress as if you were attending Comic-Con and for those lucky enough to attend, we want to know what you’ll be dressing up as this year. The winner will receive one of our new Marvel character masks (here) below…

Easy DIY Cosplay for ComicCon 2014


The countdown for ComicCon has begun! Folks will be dressing up in all kinds of incredible, cool, and sometimes strange costumes. If you’re planning to get in on the fun but haven’t quite figured out your costume yet, we’ve got some great DIY cosplay ideas for you. Whether you’re looking to recycle an old costume or throw together a quick costume look, we’ll show you how to attend ComicCon in style…

Hercules: Man or god


Throughout history, there are many stories about gods called myths.  One of the better known myths is the story of Hercules.  There are more stories about Hercules than any other hero, and his many feats were constantly retold in art and literature, TV, and movies…

Summer Pirate Festivals 2014


Looking for some summer swashbuckling fun? We’ve got you covered! Across the country, pirate festivals are being held in celebration of sea-loving scoundrels of the olden days. With celebrations and events happening from coast to coast, you can partake in the merrymaking too! Here’s our list of pirate festivals and celebrations across America…

Comic-Con International : Cosplay Tips for Beginners


Comic-Con International will take place Thursday, July 24 in San Diego, California this year. This annual event first began in 1970 when a group of science fiction, comic book, and movie fans came together to launch the first comic book convention. The purpose of this single-day event was to raise funds and generate interest for a larger convention…

History of Comic-Con


A convention is a pre-arranged gathering of fans of a particular film, television series, comic book, actor, or an entire genre of entertainment such as science fiction or anime and manga, gather to participate and hold programs and other events, and to meet experts, famous personalities, and each other….

Fourth of July: Women’s Clothing Styles During the 18th Century


Many Americans will be spending time with family and friends on July 4th. This day is also known as Independence Day, the day when our forefathers dissolved the political bonds between Great Britain and the 13 colonies. They cut themselves away from England and gave themselves the right to have life, liberty, and happiness under a new government…

Where to Celebrate Fourth of July around SoCal 2014


4th of July is in just a couple of weeks and luckily it falls on a Friday giving everyone a long three-day weekend. If you’re looking for a place to celebrate this year, we’ve got you covered with some of the coolest places to celebrate 4th of July…

When Did Our Independence Really Begin?


There are many names and many reasons that refer to the United States becoming her own country, freeing herself from the grasps of British rule…