costume ideas

Ancient / Roman / Greek / Egyptian

Imagine feasting with Vestal virgins among olive trees beneath a hot Tuscan sun, witness gladiators in full combat, command the construction of the pyramids from King Tutankhamen’s royal barge along the Nile….

Medieval / Renaissance

Galileo, Copernicus, Kepler, Van Eyck, Michelangelo, Leonardo are your contemporaries. It is spring in Antwerp 1486; a Burgundian Prince has declared “ the world is flat ”. English nutritionist Sir Isaac has just witnessed a fig falling from a tree and discovered the gravity of fig newtons. The cost of perfume is sky-rocketing and little three year old Willy Shakespeare cries a lot….

Revolutionary War / Colonial

Civil War / Antebellum

Pioneer / Prairie


Turn of the Century / Victorian

Teens / Titanic

Roaring 20’s / Flapper & Gangster

WWII / 1940’s

1950’s / Sock Hop

1960’s / Beatnik / GoGo / Hippie

1970’s / Disco


1980’s / Punk / New Wave



Super Hero




Female Offensive Adult





Did You Know?

Creatures of Habit has one of the largest collections of rare vintage and unique mannequins.

Creatures of Habit is home to The Gus Wynn Folk Art Carnival.

Creatures of Habit is home to The Baby Nondas Costume Collection.

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