Over The Rainbow Fancy Dress Theme Costume Ideas
Although you would probably think of The Wizard Of Oz straight away, this costume theme does offer some other interesting ways of dressing up.
- Wear multi coloured clothing or one of our rainbow wigs
- Dress up as one of the characters from Rainbow, the kids television show, we have these for hire only
- Wear a leprechaun costume, associated with finding a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow
- Dress half sunny, half rainy, the weather you need for a rainbow
- Go as Noel Edmonds from The Multi Coloured Swop Shop
The Wizard of Oz Costume Ideas
Originally a childrens book (first published in 1900) it became famous as a (1939) film, now a very popular musical,
Main Characters include:
- Dorothy Dorothy wears a blue checked dress with white blouse underneath. Her dark brown hair is worn in 2 plaits and she carries a basket. She also wears red slippers. Props & Frocks stocks Dorothy costumes, wigs and shoes.
- The Cowardly Lion A lion costume, or mask with tan coloured clothing will do for this character. A licensed costume is available
- The Tin Man A difficult costume to put together at home and a licensed costume is available. A sexy ladies version is also available to purchase. Complete the look with our metallic silver face paint.
- Scarecrow Wear old tatty clothing and attach some straw. A licensed costume is available
- Glinda- Glinda is the good witch and is normally seen in a pink sparkly dress with crown
- The Wicked Witch of the West any dark witch costume, will suffice. Complete the look with green face paint and a broom
Props & Frocks also have Dorothy, Cowardly Lion, Tin Man, Wicked Witch, Glinda and Scarecrow Costumes to Hire.
This musical is based around the Wizard of Oz, the plot begins before and continues after Dorothys arrival to Oz.
- The Wicked Witch of the West See above description
- The Good Witch of the North (Glinda)
- Fiyero (the prince) any prince style costume will suffice for this character.
Use some of these songs to play during your Over The Rainbow event…
- Rainbow Eyes Rainbow
- Rainbow Television Theme Tune
- Somewhere Over The Rainbow Judy Garland
- Rainbow Elf
- Catch The Rainbow Ritchie Blackmores Rainbow
- The Rainbow Connection Jason Mraz / Kenny Loggins, plus others
- She Talks To Rainbows The Ramones
- Rainbow In the Dark Ronnie James Dio