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Art Deco Masquerade Ball Party

Celebrate New Year in Art Deco Style! Last year we had the Steampunk, this year we’ll add the Art Deco Masquerade Party. Fashion wise, this is a dramatic change. The first keeps us rooted in techno fantasy, the second takes us on a flight over the glitz and jazz of life, the swirls of the nature […]

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Leapfrogging Prom Dress Code

From being held in school gymnasiums in the 30’s all the way to Susan Ford’s prom at the White House in the 70’s, there were some leapfrogging developments. (Let’s  not confuse organizational leapfrogging with the leap frog game; the latter is not allowed by the Prom etiquette :-)). Since that time, location wise, Proms got […]

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Saint Patrick’s Day Life Masquerade Ball

Saint Patrick’s Day and a party in the honor of his life? Hmm…sounds funny but it’s actually serious fun or (square) fun2. What we’re trying to do is to reenact Saint Patrick’s life. There are certainly historical facts, legends and those who write them. Let’s start the list of characters at the party with a historian endowed with […]

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Valentine’s Day Opera Masquerade Party

Valentine’s day celebrates the rainbow of love feelings between the family, lovers and friends. Let’s celebrate with chocolates, wine, champagne and dinners, fuzzy bears and lingerie. Turn this day into the happiest after the New Year, and just another relationship celebration with a kiss, hug, a masquerade party and last but not least a gift. […]

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10 Fun Ideas for Your Ultimate Holiday Party Event

Want to have a fabulous Christmas or New Year’s Holiday Party? It is not all about food and drink but the theme, characters, music and added fun games and dancing. As we approach the holiday season your Holiday Party should be your ultimate event of the year. First, keep your guests happy with easy fancy dress costumes with an option from low-key to […]

Who’s Who at the Valentine’s Masquerade Party?

Certainly the celebrity gods, mortals and saints whom we are inviting to get inspired and have fun. But why on the Valentine’s Day?  Because they are all intriguing characters that bring in their passionate love stories and have a knack for partying. Moreover, the Romans have a stake in the tradition of celebrating fertility on […]

What Halloween has in common with Aztecs, Irish and Religion?

There seem to be three mainstream historical trends that led to today’s Halloween party fun: two ethnic, the Irish and Aztec, and one religious, the Catholicism. The Irish, that is the ancient Gaels, were scouting Europe and made themselves known all the way to Greece and Egypt, before the First Millennium. Medieval Irish pseudo-histories mention […]

2015 Jareth Labyrinth Masquerade Ball at Biltmore Hotel

In our previous blog we provided information on the ownership change of the Legendary Park Plaza and possible restoration projects that may affect its availability for this year’s largest masquerade ball party in Los Angeles. It turns out that it did but the Biltmore location is one class higher in terms of architecture, location, interior […]

Masquerade Ball Costume Ideas – Be a ROCKoco Star!

Some of the present day masquerade ball costumes have been inspired by extravagant personalities in history. One of them is the famous 18th century Queen of France, Marie Antoinette, a flashy, fashion addicted personality and lover of fun and parties. Her excesses fitted well with the monarchy in general, but not with the masses. With […]