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Where to buy Halloween makeup/costumes?

Really need help finding some Halloween makeup/face paint and costumes also. I've tried looking in different places but I haven't found anything even close. I live in Basel, so some place in the city would be ideal, thanks!
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Re: Where to buy Halloween makeup/costumes?

Have you tried places such as "Accesorize" or "Claire's"? They might have some Halloween-themed supplies.
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Re: Where to buy Halloween makeup/costumes?

For make-up look up a place that carries supplies for Fastnacht (Carnival), for costumes be creative, you can pull together many great costumes from old clothes and boxes.
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For make-up look up a place that carries supplies for Fastnacht (Carnival), for costumes be creative, you can pull together many great costumes from old clothes and boxes.
Yeah I have looked in two different fastnacht stores, they're over priced and don't really have what I'm looking for. I need a general white, gray, red, and black aqua color face paint. It's usually what you get in those makeup packets in a normal Halloween store and I haven't found anything similar. I just moved here and have very limited clothing, nothing to make a costume out of :/
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Re: Where to buy Halloween makeup/costumes?

The toy shop, Franz Carl Weber, has all sorts of Hallowe'en stuff in stock. Haven't looked closely but there seemed to be all sorts of wigs and costumes and they normally have face paints / crayons.
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Re: Where to buy Halloween makeup/costumes?

I was in manor today and they had cool halloween stuff! Costumes and witches hats and decorations.. facepaint i can't remember but its possible with the selection i saw.. And also in h&m they have some costumes!
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The toy shop, Franz Carl Weber, has all sorts of Hallowe'en stuff in stock. Haven't looked closely but there seemed to be all sorts of wigs and costumes and they normally have face paints / crayons.
I will take a look thanks!
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I was in manor today and they had cool halloween stuff! Costumes and witches hats and decorations.. facepaint i can't remember but its possible with the selection i saw.. And also in h&m they have some costumes!
Ohh didn't even think about manor, I will go look right away thank you
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Re: Where to buy Halloween makeup/costumes?

Have you try Migros? They have some Halloween-themed supplies.
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Re: Where to buy Halloween makeup/costumes?

Since when is Halloween even celebrated in Switzerland? As far as I know it really isn't, but if they're gonna start that crap, then I want the day off.
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Since when is Halloween even celebrated in Switzerland? As far as I know it really isn't, but if they're gonna start that crap, then I want the day off.
Began to appear around 15 years ago in French-speaking Switzerland. A lot of people resist it as it's not a real Swiss thing (or for the really conservative, not a Christian thing), but the influence of MTV in the 90s, before all it did was reality tv, helped propagate the idea in the younger generations. Plus there aren't enough events that let you dress up in this country, IMHO.
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Re: Where to buy Halloween makeup/costumes?

Coop always has that stuff. I would suggest others near Zurich, but, it's not near Basel.
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Began to appear around 15 years ago in French-speaking Switzerland. A lot of people resist it as it's not a real Swiss thing (or for the really conservative, not a Christian thing), but the influence of MTV in the 90s, before all it did was reality tv, helped propagate the idea in the younger generations. Plus there aren't enough events that let you dress up in this country, IMHO.
You've obviously not been in Zurich for the street parade. Chaps in furry bikinis and thigh-length boots seem to fill that gap.
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You've obviously not been in Zurich for the street parade. Chaps in furry bikinis and thigh-length boots seem to fill that gap.
Not too mention Fasnacht every other damn day through the whole of winter, Oktoberfest, Renaissance festival in Lenzburg, and so on. I basically forget that Halloween even exists after dressing up in like 6 different costumes and the like throughout the year.
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Really need help finding some Halloween makeup/face paint and costumes also. I've tried looking in different places but I haven't found anything even close. I live in Basel, so some place in the city would be ideal, thanks!
Have you try in Migros? They have some halloween costumes for kids and adults.
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Began to appear around 15 years ago in French-speaking Switzerland. A lot of people resist it as it's not a real Swiss thing (or for the really conservative, not a Christian thing), but the influence of MTV in the 90s, before all it did was reality tv, helped propagate the idea in the younger generations. Plus there aren't enough events that let you dress up in this country, IMHO.
There's Fasnacht. Anyway, I don't care about the mechanics of it all, I just want another day off, regardless of the reason.
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Re: Where to buy Halloween makeup/costumes?

For make-up look up a place that carries supplies for Fastnacht (Carnival)
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Re: Where to buy Halloween makeup/costumes?

You might still be able to get some deals on the following discontinued items:

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Re: Where to buy Halloween makeup/costumes?

For those from the canton Vaud, there is a shop specialized in selling all sorts of costumes in crissier. But I cannot remember the name now
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