We feel a bit like sponsors of the fabulous Nicki Minaj, but we freakin love her! The demand for Nicki Minaj inspired fancy dress costumes has exploded. Her eccentric and unique dress sense coupled with her bright and bold wigs means that the singing superstar is a great choice for a range of fancy dress themes, particularly for fans or anyone wishing to achieve a unique look. Watch her new music video for ‘I Am Your Leader’ right here and for adult tutus and fashion hosiery worn by Miss Minaj while on tour visit the website. Our Nicki Minaj Wigs category includes our best selling and EXCLUSIVE designs based on some of her more famous styles.
The second fabulous week of London 2012 is well under way with the UK utterly enthralled with the commitment, fitness, team spirit and pace of the best athletes in the world. A perfect event to draw inspiration from when it comes to womens fancy dress costumes with our focus on red, white and blue. Ideal for Team GB supporters, as well as fellow colour sharing flag bearers – France, USA, Australia, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand and Russia. Get into the sporting spirit and go red, white and blue for your next costume party.
Red – the colour of passion, blood, courage and winners – Tiger Woods famously wears red on the final day of golf tournaments. This colours is also associated with seduction and glamour and seeing red intensifies our physical reactions. According to US studies, men in red are deemed as more attractive, more sexually desirable and more powerful to women. Ideal for the confident among us wishing to make a statement at any event.
Burlesque costumes are traditionally red – encapsulating all the glamour, seduction, sex appeal, power and danger that the art form represents. Choose a garment – be it a corset, skirt, hat or pair of shoes in a block red colour and pair with classic black for a ravishing outfit, ideal for burlesque performers, fans or fancy dress fashionistas paying tribute to the ever popular burlesque theme.
White – peace, purity, innocence, clarity and according to Pantone Inc – the best selling colour for the classic T shirt. One of the most famous white hair styles, and often replicated in costume wigs today is Marie Antoinette’s curly, pinned design. While white stiletto shoes are stereotypically favoured by ‘Essex Girls’, although not so much with the TOWIE girls who prefer a black or nude pair of Louboutin shoes. White tutus are often the colour of choice for ballerinas and Swan Lake tribute acts and the colour has been a big trend this Summer – pictured on Ashley Greene, Taylor Swift and Victoria Beckham this season – white is hot, hot, hot right now.
Blue – trust, commitment, spirit and primarily associated with the Pepsi brand. A popular choice when it comes to sexy fancy dress costumes, with an array of navy, sailor, police and similar uniform inspired costumes to choose from. Sexy sailor costumes are always best sellers throughout the summer months, ideal for hen parties while the uniform and occupation themed parties have not waned. Katy Perry’s hair colour during 2012 has gone through changing shades of blue, with a host of celebrities following suit and tribute costume wigs flooding the market.
For your red, white and blue themed party decorate with balloons and bunting in the three colours. Consider flags sporting the colours and serve food such as red hot chilli peppers, white marshmallows, strawberries, raspberries, white iced cakes, blue cheese and blueberries. Serve cocktails such as Blue Lagoons, White Russians and Bloody Marys and consider your music play list – choose songs with colours in the title such as ‘Black or White’, ‘Knights In White Satin’, ’99 Red Balloons’, ‘Red, Red, Wine’, “Blue Suede Shoes’ and ‘Blue Eyes’. Get creative – give our prizes for the best fancy dress costumes in the red, white and blue colours – and have fun!
Jessie J leads the way of the fashion pack when it comes to all things hosiery and with the star print going big this year, it didn’t take long for the singing star to sport some super trendy fashion tights with the bold print.
The Leg Avenue Star Print Tights are ideal for adding some sparkle to a Saturday night mini dress, or even as part of a Jessie J fancy dress costume. The black spandex sheer tights with woven print slim and flatter the leg while adding the all important va va vooooom!
Fashion Leggings have become a girl’s best friend of late. Sported by many a celebrity and fashion icon including the Olsen Twins, Victoria Beckham and Rihanna, stylish and fashionable leggings can MAKE an outfit.
Ideal for day wear when paired with a pencil skirt and flats and perfect for a glamorous party when worn with a sexy mini dress or worn as trousers with a fitted blazer a la Mrs Beckham. Wet look fashion leggings will update any outfit, giving it the bang on trend rock chic vibe (think Kate Moss) and instantly luxe up your pins. Flattering, comfortable, fashionable and affordable. For a truly A list look a pair of sky high heels or chunky studded platforms will prove to be a super stylish combination.
For a range of Leg Avenue fashion leggings visit the website and check out a number of unique and striking designs.
Step into Wonderland in the fabulous Leg Avenue Card Suit Knee High Stockings. These beautifully striking fashion stockings are made from a deluxe acrylic material and feature a prominent card suit print. Perfect for Alice In Wonderland, Queen of Hearts, Harlequin Clown and other circus themed characters. The newest addition to our fashionable hosiery collection is a bargain at just £8.99 a pair.
Leg Avenue Oval Net Tights: Tights are a big hit right now thanks to the likes of pop stars, celebrities and that the fact that they are just damn practical when we have to contend with our temperamental weather God. Perfect for jazzing up a Saturday night outfit and can easily become the focal point when worn with a fashionable little black dress, fashion tights are functional, comfortable and simply cool. The newest addition to our ever-expanding range are the Leg Avenue Oval Net Tights. These black lovelies feature an all-over oval net design and striking honeycomb side seam (watch out for side seams – they are big news!) Click the image for product details and pricing.
Leg Avenue Playing Card Thigh Highs: Ideal for the eternally popular Alice In Wonderland theme or for the eccentric fashionista. These black fishnet thigh high hold up stockings feature unique playing card patch with plush red satin bow and are a new addition to our fashion stockings range.
Leg Avenue Lurex Leggings: Leggings seem to be our best friend these days. So adaptable for an array of outfits – mini dresses, shorts, skirts and with the ever more unpredictable British weather they have come to our rescue on more than one occasion. How many times have we planned to wear our favourite little black dress or coolest pair of cut off shorts when the temperature suddenly drops significantly or the heavens open up. Ah, thank you Lord for the creation of the leggings! Even more excited were we when we discovered the glittery and glamorous variety and started to plan our outfits around them. Check out the leggings on our website that have been spotted on Danielle Lloyd and more recently Katie Price at the 2012 ‘Hunger Games’ premiere.
Leg Avenue Double Striped Knee Highs: A big trend for a couple of seasons now and sported by many a celeb are the sports and athletic style fashion socks. Perfect for the Spring/Summer 2012 luxe sports trend. Rock them out with a pair of denim shorts or mini skirt, stylish converse high tops and vest top.
Pixie knows that fashion socks are BIG right now. Go über cool and team with flats or dress a pair of fashion socks up with some risqué heels.
Fergie rocks the luxe sport look with a touch of bling while Gisele makes wearing socks in bed suddenly fashionable.
The sporty skater look went mainstream this year, pioneered by the original skater girl, Avril Lavigne.