New Year’s Eve only comes once a year and it’s the perfect excuse to go all the way with your costume. Putting together a great theme to make your New Year’s Eve party memorable (even if your guests don’t remember much else the next day) has never been easier- here at CostumeBox we love costumes and we love dress up. With our huge array of costumes, decor and party supplies, we have you covered from champagne flutes to cheerleader costumes. This much choice can be overwhelming, so to get you started, here are the top 10 New Year’s Eve party themes for 2014.
1. Wolf of Wall Street
Kicking off the top 10 New Year’s Eve themes, party like Jordan Belfort in fabulously hedonistic style and live the life of the high-flying suits from Scorsese’s blockbuster. Celebrate like you’ve made your first million and live out the buzz of a night where anything goes as long as it is over the top, downright crazy and unexpected. Take it a step further and set up some trading desks a la the Stratton Oakmont offices – great for dancing on! Lads can take their cues from Leonardo and the ladies, well, whatever makes a millionaire swoon. More is never enough – think stacks of paper money, a champagne tower and lots of glamour. For an extra touch, track down Leonardo’s boy toys on a small scale: remote control cars and helicopters and toy yachts will make your guests feel like mini-millionaires.
2. New Year’s Eve Disco
An old-school disco is a sure-fire hit. Whether your decade is the 70s, 80s or 90s, tee up a playlist of floor fillers, and let your inner party animal loose under the disco ball! Keep your guests dancing till the early hours with snacks from your era, whether it’s fondue, pineapple chicken, bread bowls, or Dunkaroos. Make sure you’ve the right lighting and plenty of room to dance, and don’t forget the strobe lights.
3. Glitter Party
New Years Eve is all about glitz and sparkle. Prepare to dazzle with our costumes and accessories that will have you twinkling from your eyelashes to your toes. This theme is great for your guests as its limited only by their imagination, and they can be as wild or as mild as they like! Catering is another world of possibilities, with sparkling wine, cachous or sprinkles for food decoration, sparklers for your guests to greet the New Year, and plenty of our party supplies to choose from.
4. New Year’s Eve Gold Deluxe Party
There’s no better way to greet the New Year than in decadent hues of burnished gold. This party’s sure to be big, bold and boozy, so go gold or go home. Revel in the opulence with your gilded guests and indulge in the finest of everything – the way a grown-up New Year’s soiree should be. Our party supplies section has everything you need for gold luxe décor, so stay golden!
5. Ship Wrecked
Dive into 2015 with a solid no. 5 in our top 10 New Year’s Eve party themes – it’s sure to go swimmingly with this theme. The perfect excuse for skimpy styles on what’s sure to be a balmy summer night, it won’t be a stretch to pretend your party venue’s a tropical paradise. Mix up some cheeky tiki cocktails and get ready to do the hula – but make sure your grass skirt is tightly secured before you shimmy those hips. Your guests are sure to loosen up quickly with a limbo contest, just make sure you have plenty of leis on hand to bribe wallflowers into some tropical tomfoolery – treasure hunt, anyone?
6. UV New Year’s Eve 2014
When the sun goes down, your party lights up! This is sure to be one New Year’s Eve party that your guests will remember. It’s surprisingly easy to prepare, and a little bit of planning goes a long way. You may already be more prepared than you think – anything white will show up great under UV light, and all you really need is a couple of UV back lights and some glow in the dark paint. After that, your options are limitless! UV ping pong is a huge trend and loads of fun – just dip the ball in some glow paint, and run some over the top of the net and away you go. Your guests can graffiti each other with UV markers or use glow-in-the-dark face paint for a smile that really does light up the room. Don’t forget your glow sticks…
7.Freak and Chic
This theme has so many possibilities and it’s a sure-fire way to get guests to mingle. When it comes to costumes, anything goes. Fly your freak flag in costumes from geeky get-ups to wild-eyed zombies. Or, dress sleek and chic – think famous icons, celebrities, a sharp suit or a slinky little number from our range of sexy women’s costumes. Make sure you’ve got a solid party playlist to bring the freaks and the chic together on the dance floor. Ring in the New Year with the magnificent and the macabre side by side – the best of both worlds.
8. Masked Ball 2014
Nothing guarantees a night of debauchery like a masked ball. Your guests are sure to find the atmosphere of mystery intoxicating, and combined with the anonymity of their disguise; all kind of hijinks are bound to ensue. Decadent décor is essential for this theme, but a beautiful spread doesn’t have to break the bank – check out our tasteful tableware at great prices for an impressive feast without the cost. Don one of our deluxe masks and drink, dance and dabble in some devilry until the clock strikes 12 – then you must reveal who you are!
9. Rio Carnival Party
You’ll be livin’ la vida loca at the stroke of midnight with this spicy Latin theme. Salsa’s not just for your chips – let your hair down and rumba till the break of dawn. Your bold Brazilian bash is guaranteed to get hot, hot, hot with your guests in their fun and fancy festival fare. It’s all about bright colours and Latin grooves, and of course the food! Set the scene with palm trees and exotic bird cutouts, tropical flowers and plenty of balloons and streamers, and be sure to keep the margaritas flowing.
10. Black and White Party
To round up the top 10 New Year’s Eve party themes, go stylish and sophisticated; this theme will appeal to those who eschew the lurid and lascivious on New Year’s Eve. Swap the chaotic for the classy with a strictly black and white affair where debonair gentlemen and alluring ladies will find their home in monochrome. The best part is both costumes and catering come with a minimum of fuss – black and white tableware couldn’t be easier, and for frugal fun-seekers, it’s easy to piece together an on-theme outfit from the dapper to the dramatic.]]>