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What do you Wear to a Masquerade Party in 2024

Carnival parades take place all over the world and are always one of the most exciting days of the year. A famous carnival in Rio or Venice is something everyone should visit at least once in their lifetime. This is a time when we can become whoever we want for a few days. This also applies to holidays such as Halloween, which are more accessible to us.

If you plan on going to one of these masquerades, then you must be wondering what to do in disguise. If you are missing out on an idea, here are some interesting suggestions. While children most like to disguise themselves as superheroes, adults are more drawn to mature characters from books and movies. In the next few innovative ideas, find some inspiration for masking this year and surprise your friends and acquaintances with your originality.

The Phantom of the Opera

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The Phantom of the Opera is a character from the movie, and this mask is more suitable for men than for women. The key part with this one is the white mask that must cover part of your face. To get the perfect impression, get a black cloak with a mask. Wear some formal clothing such as suits (black pants and white shirt) underneath the mantle.

Cat Woman

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A female cat may not be the most original masking idea, but it always works. It is more appropriate for women with a beautifully shaped figure, since the costume follows the lines of the body. The costume is very narrow because it is made of latex or leather. The mask only covers the eyes, so your lips will be released for free speech. It comes in black, and for added effect, wear a red lipstick along with it.

If this is too complicated for you, there is also an easier way to do this outift. If you are skilled in makeup, then this is the perfect opportunity to show off your talent.

In order to be a female cat, you need to have: cat ears, a totally black wardrobe, decide for yourself whether it will be a dress or pants and a T-shirt, as well as a very effective makeup that will evoke your idea.

You will need to emphasize your eyebrows, then frame your eyes with an eyeliner or crayon, which looks more like cat eyes. Then put on artificial eyelashes or even brush your lashes to make your eyes look bigger. Draw a muzzle on the top of your nose, then a mustache on your cheeks, and fill your upper lip with black lipstick or crayon. Keep the lower lip completely neutral. That’s all, fast and effective.

Marie Antoinette

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Marie Antoinette was a famous French queen in the 18th century. So if you want to dress up in her character, you have to get a pretty convincing costume. If you do not want to spend money on a special costume, you can take your grandmother’s wedding dress. The face mask is very discreet, covers only the eyes and is made of black lace. The hair must be big and curly, just as it was with the French nobility of the time. For a full impression, you can also add some feathers to your hair.

Money Heist

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Money heist – La Casa de Papel (original title) may be the most popular tv series in the last couple of years, so this costume will surely be a hit and everyone will recognize it. You need a red jumpsuit and mask. If you want to stand out especially, then Purge Mask with motifs of this TV show are the right choice. They light up because of the LEDs they have on them, so it’s simply impossible for everyone not to notice you. You can see how it looks and what the price is at

Black/White Swan

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There is certainly no woman who, at least once in her life, did not want to be a ballerina. A black swan character will help your wish come true for at least one day. Get a wide ballet skirt and tight T-shirt. The color of the costume can be black or white, depending on which swan you would prefer. Tie your hair in a bun and keep your makeup black. This one will highlight your body and femininity, while make-up will accentuate your eyes.


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Cleopatra’s costume is elegant and interesting. Although no mask is worn on this costume, the make-up is so strong that you almost look masked. This ‘mask’ is intended exclusively for women, and the costume is made of a long gown of gold color, Egyptian wig and gold jewelry. The wig should be black, with bangs. As for makeup, the eyes should be accentuated with black and gold hues. Keep your lips in nude shades and your look will be simply irresistible.

Audrey Hepburn

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She is a famous actress and today she is an inspiration to many, and she is best known for her unique and classic style. A small black dress, pearl necklace and black sunglasses are the main backbone of Audrey’s fashion style. If you want to shine in masquerade this year in a particularly elegant edition, the Audrey Hepburn costume is the perfect choice for you.


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This mask is suitable for both sexes and can be worn by anyone, regardless of age. Also a good choice for a couple. If you like superheroes, then you will definitely like this idea. You can get the Batman costume from the stores or you can make it yourself. And don’t forget the mask, which is the most important part of the overall costume.


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Although Superman is a common occurrence in masquerades, Clark Kent is a slightly less common occurrence in masquerades. For this costume you will need: vision glasses or diopter glasses, a black jacket, black pants or jeans, a white shirt and a T-shirt with the original Superman logo.

Wear a T-shirt under your shirt and unbutton your shirt partially so your costume makes sense. Ideally, you also have a briefcase, but if it’s not feasible, no worries, you’ll definitely be recognizable.

Runaway Bride

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You must have seen the movie about a runaway bride, in which Julia Roberts theatrically escapes from a wedding on horseback, leaving behind bewildered faces.

If you want to be this, we recommend that you reduce all the costume elements to the simple things you have at home. So you won’t need a horse.

To escape the bride, you need to have: a veil (which can be part of the curtain), a white corset – which will serve as the upper part of the wedding dress, jewelry – that will give your look a sleek note, white garters and sneakers or high heels.

Make up, get your hair done to complete the look of the bride who was ready for the wedding and then fled.


If you are creative, you can design thousands more combinations, and if that is not your strength, we hope we helped you with these well-proven costumes.

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