Category Archives: Boo La La

Current and vintage blog posts from Boo La La’s costume experts! Here you will find sexy and inspiring images, tricks of the trade and how-to’s in every category of costumes. We have been styling the North Shore Year-round since 1985 and are a 100% locally owned and female-operated company. You are in the right place for everything Halloween!

Freak Of The Week: Creepy Clown!

Empress Sluchinski, owner of Boo La la, was brave enough to let us turn her into our absolute favorite freak show character (hence saving the best to last) With the help of Jenny V makeup and Boo La La’s rental … Continue reading

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Freak Of The Week: Fortune Teller!

Our third freak of the week is the impeccably crazy fortune teller! To catch you up- we were massively inspired by American Horror Story’s new season FREAK SHOW that we decided to do a Halloween photo shoot with 6 of … Continue reading

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FAQ’s: Rental Costumes

You’ve got questions: We’ve got answers! Here’s how the rental process at The Boo Works! How do I rent a costume? Choosing a costume is fun! We recommend coming to Boo La La for a fitting and having our stylists … Continue reading

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Freak of The Week: Snake Charmer!

Inspired by our favorite TV show American Horror Story- we have created 6 ‘Boolicious’ versions of the most popular FREAK SHOW Halloween costumes! This week we will turn our head cashier Jacey into….. Using our sparkly jewel tone collection of … Continue reading

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Look Inside The Boo!

Here’s a peek at the fabulousness that is Boo La La Costumes. We can NOT fit the whole store into a photograph you will have to come check it out yourself. But here is a try

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Freak of The Week: Conjoined Twins!

Inspired by our favorite TV show American Horror Story- we have created 6 ‘Boolicious’ versions of the most popular FREAK SHOW Halloween costumes! This week we will turn our wig stylist J-Mo into this lady(ies) ;p Using a vaudeville circus … Continue reading

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Halloween 2014 Costume Trends!

Here is our TOP 10 HOT HALLOWEEN TRENDS for this season. Click on the BOLD to shop online, visit our store to try on gorgeous rentals! 10) Hollywood Hits! Marilyn Monroe, Elvis, Wolverine, ABBA, Dumb and Dumber. 9) Sexy Uniforms … Continue reading

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Grecco-Roman Babes and Buff Boys

So we heard your boyfriend looks like Channing Tatum? Why don’t you dress him up as a roman solider for Halloween! ;P Be inspired by Ancient Egypt fashions on the runway! Here are a few of our luxury Grecco Roman … Continue reading

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Get Ready!!….This weeks posts.

Keep it simple. Here’s a sip of what you can expect from us this week. Idols great hair Nice Boot(y)s Your favorite movie of all time. we will keep you posted……

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Freak of the Week: The BEARDED LADY!

She is a circus freak who is gaining popularity as the lines between gender blur and churn in a society that likes to encourage individuality, ‘Born This Way’ Pride and of course gender bending dress up shenanigans…. Here is our … Continue reading

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Fan’s Fantasy: Harry Potter!

Did you read the novels or watch the movies first? Here is assuming you have at least ONE favorite character. Let us show you our amazing Harry Potter rental costumes. Your job-cast the family! Find friends who will perfectly play … Continue reading

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Dumb & Dumber

So you think you’re cool? Prove yourselves this Halloween with these hilarious costumes. Perfect for you and your partner in crime! Deluxe Rental costumes come with velvet top hat, tuxedo jacket and pants, ruffled shirt and bow tie are available … Continue reading

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Get Ready….This week’s posts!

Check back to catch our Fabulous Halloween Blog Posts coming up this week! TUESDAY’S Partners in Crime WEDNESDAY’S Fan Fantasy THURSDAY’S Freak Of The Week Tag your pics for your chance 2 B featured! #boolicious or #BooLaLa  Find us on … Continue reading

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Summer Festivals

Here are the links to our favorite summer festivals! We have an amazing selection as usual of summer fling costumes so make sure your tickle trunk is loaded before you head to the forest/dessert! BASS COAST ‘MUTINY’ SHAMBHALA 2014 BURNING … Continue reading

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Vancouver Pride

Vancouver Pride Weekend is just a week away- Do you know what you are wearing? Support your entertainers by dressing in bright colors, rainbow pattern, glitter and always remember – less is more! Here are some shots from the float … Continue reading

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Deighton Cup Fabulosity

The city is buzzing with excitement for this weekends ‘Deighton Cup’ in Vancouver! We are jumping on the chance to show off some of our vintage hats and formal wear collection available for rental. Why should you rent? Vancouver, being … Continue reading

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Summer Musical Review IIII: A Cirque Interlude!

Kym Barrett- Costume Designer For TOTEM, Kym’s costume designs reflect many facets of the creation and evolution of life and the development of civilizations on earth. Her work also encompasses the cycle of the seasons. “Although TOTEM is quite fantastical, … Continue reading

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Buy 1 Get 1 Free….Here’s whats HOT!

A few staff picks for our Buy 1 Get 1 Free Sale! If you shop on line- Use this Promo Code ‘Boolicious2014′ and your order is 50% off!!

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Halfway To Halloween SALE!

It’s our SECOND favorite time of year. Our third annual ‘Halfway to Halloween Sale’ is right around the corner. For one week only, shop our entire collection and score big with a mix and match Buy One Get One Free … Continue reading

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It’s time for our annual Halfway to Halloween Sale! Next month (April 18th-26th) Everything in store is BUY ONE GET ONE FREE! The perfect opportunity to plan ahead for Halloween, hook yourself up with two costumes for the price of … Continue reading

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