The sun has started shining and the days are getting a little longer, which can only mean one thing - festival season is finally upon us! As well as lazy days in fields, world class music, and a little over indulgence; the festival season also means a lot of fancy dress.

So, to help you plan your costume, avoid being slapped in the face with any sudden fancy dress emergency and just because we are nice like that. Escapade has come up with a list of five terrific products that are going to be rocking the fancy dress calendar in the sweet sweet summer of 2016 and will most importantly, have you looking festival fresh in no time!

So prepare yourselves for wars of the star kind, Jurassic fun, kicking it old school and lots of lads in skin tight suits. The festival Gods have spoken: summer is coming!

#5 - The Mighty Morph

Kicking off our top five with a firm festival staple Morphsuits have been donned by many a festival goer over the years with 2016 being no exception! Promising durability, clear vision, a snug fit, endless options for morphinpiration and a quick easy costume idea that will get you ready and rocking quicker than a toupee in a hurricane what's not to love? Grab one while stock lasts!  It's morphin time!            

#4 - The force is strong with this one

Due to the release of the sensational new Star Wars film and the announcement of an upcoming Marvel feature unsurprisingly, Star Wars costumes are on the rise. With festival heavyweights such as The Secret Garden Party and Bestival offering up fantastic themes such as The Future is here and Gardener's guide to the galaxy there is simply no excuse not to get your rebel on, show one and all Stormtrooper sassy and maybe, just maybe, turn to the dark side….          

#3 - Back at it again

Humor – oh, dearest humor. Without it, life would be dull. A mind numbing merry go round of nothingness.  How boring that world would be. Luckily at Escapade we love a giggle and In the words of the late great lady cupid Cilla Black this costume range is guaranteed to get a lora lora laughs. From boss to blonde, monkeying around to Bull fighter extraordinaire the step in/on my back products are a top tip to light this summer season on fire!            

#2 - The decade that will never die

With this year's Secret cinema theme promising to give you the time of your life with film throwback Dirty Dancing and Let's Rock Festival offering an action packed day including  fabulous lineup of artists with a retro blast, this summer is set  to be a true celebration of all things 80’s. Think purple rain, crimped hair, acid wash jeans and a great opportunity to  show that dazzling star man in the sky that even though he may be gone he will never ever be forgotten!


#1 - What's the matter, kid? You never had lamb chops?

TOP-5-t-rex Taking the reins in the newest costuming trend and Escapades numero uno for 2016 The ingenious inflatable T-rex! Called by some as the horse mask of 2016. Unless you live under a very large rock at this point, you will have seen this tiny armed bad boy doing both mundane and adventurous things across social media. From ballerina to rock concerts the terrific t-rex is a hit! So check yo self before you rex yo self and order fast to avoid being a grumapsaurus –rex and most importantly Treat. Yo. Self! So there you have it! A rapid rundown of what's rocking Escapades summer season. Stay safe and party on!