Alaaf and Helau!: Carnival costumes: The right clothing for the fifth season

Cologne is considered the carnival stronghold par excellence, but that doesn't mean that there are fewer celebrations in other cities.

Alaaf and Helau!: Carnival costumes: The right clothing for the fifth season

Cologne is considered the carnival stronghold par excellence, but that doesn't mean that there are fewer celebrations in other cities. Quite the opposite: whether Düsseldorf or Frankfurt, Munich or Stuttgart, Hamburg or Hanover – Carnival is celebrated throughout Germany. On the street, at school, in kindergarten and sometimes even in the office. Under the applicable Corona rules, of course. And how could you enjoy the time of fools even more? You know the answer: with a costume. Because there is no other event that is ideal for slipping into a different role for a day. And the best part is: you can be anything you've always wanted to be. The age does not matter. Below you will find carnival costume ideas for young and old.

dinosaur

Full body costumes are currently very trendy. They are practical in many ways: putting them on only takes a few seconds, but the effect is even greater. What's particularly helpful, however, is that the plush costumes keep you nice and warm - which is not to be sniffed at during an outdoor carnival parade when the temperatures are quite cool in February. On top of that, there is a large selection of different animal motifs. The costume is available here.

Super Mario

He is one of the most popular characters from Nintendo and is the star of numerous video games: Super Mario. The little hero has long since achieved cult status with his red cap, blue dungarees and thick mustache. How could it be otherwise, the popular Italian is also available as a costume - including the most important accessories that Super Mario wears always and everywhere. The costume is available here.

Vikings

In keeping with the cold season, there is exactly the right outfit for men for the next carnival party: a Viking costume including a cover-up with long sleeves, a helmet with horns, a cape and cuffs. In muted tones and trimmed with fur, the carnival costume looks particularly authentic. And on top of that, it keeps you nice and warm outdoors. What more could you want? The costume is available here.

Obi-Wan Kenobi

Fans of the Star Wars saga will love this carnival costume: As a Jedi Master, Obi-Wan wears a simple robe that is known to protect every citizen - no matter how insignificant they may be. The outfit includes trousers, an under and an upper tunic, a waist belt, a belt and a cape including a hood. Of course in the same colors that Obi-Wan Kenobi once wore after he was made Jedi Master. The costume is available here.

Fiona

"It's one way at night, completely different during the day": This sentence comes from Fiona in the film "Shrek - The Daring Hero". It describes the transformation of the princess into an ogre, caused by an evil curse. The carnival costume includes a dress, the wig and a headband (i.e. the ears), so all you have to do is paint yourself green to look like a real ogre. The costume is available here.

Captain Marvel

She is one of the most powerful superheroes Marvel has ever invented: Captain Marvel is not only a trained elite soldier in the Kree Starforce, but also has supernatural powers and can fly. On top of that, she also looks good, especially in her tailored jumpsuit with belt - an outfit that was made for the carnival season. And is available in four different sizes. The costume is available here.

Zombie

The theme may be a bit worn out, but the costumes are still scary and beautiful: Dressed as a female zombie, you'll make any carnival party unsafe. The scope of delivery includes the jacket, a blood-smeared shirt, the tie and the skirt - you still have to add the remaining accessories (e.g. the knee socks or fake blood). The costume is available here.

Warrior

Instead of sexy kittens or hot nurses, the focus this year is on strong women - this also applies to the carnival season. Dress up as a Roman warrior to demonstrate your power. The carnival costume includes a dress with cape, arm warmers and a hair band. You can still buy the sandals and the sword if necessary. The costume is available here.

fly agaric

Suitable for children aged 36 months and over who love mushrooms: the cute toadstool costume consists of two parts: a white top with green shamrocks and a removable cape with white dots. It is suitable for boys and girls alike and is an eye-catcher at every carnival party. The costume is available here.

White Tiger

This cute tiger costume made of textile (100% polyester) is suitable for older children between three and five years old. The scope of delivery includes a jumpsuit, gloves and a matching headgear. With this outfit your child is perfectly equipped for any jungle party. The costume is available here.

Venus

Many children love dressing up as a princess. This costume is absolutely qualified for that: suitable for kids between the ages of ten and twelve, the delivery includes a Venus dress with a shiny headdress. The carnival costume is not recommended for children under three years of age due to the small parts. The costume is available here.

Racer

Of course, there is also a cool carnival costume for the little ones: with the matching overall (100% polyester), every child looks like a real racing driver. The helmet is not included in the scope of delivery - perhaps you can help with this from your private collection? The costume is available here.

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