Clowns are the silly looking comedians you find at the circus. Clowns are characterized by their crazy face make-up, silly clothes, big red nose and oversized shoes. Clowns are known for their physical humor. They perform funny stunts, pantomime and keep audiences entertained while the circus transitions from act to act. Clowns look different in different countries. The clowns described above are the ones we know in the American circus. In other countries and in earlier times, clowns are referred to as harlequins, pirouettes/pierrots and jesters. There costumes were different than the clowns we know today. Harlequin costumes feature a black and white diamond shape pattern. Pierrot and Pirouette costumes are loose fitting black and white costumes with puff sleeves. Jester costumes feature pointed shoes and hats.
You either love clowns of you fear them. For those who love them, clowns costumes make a great Halloween costume. They also make a great way to entertain You can use any one of the clown costumes sold on our site to entertain at a child's party. All you need is to create an act and learn how to make some balloon animals. Whether the costume is for Halloween or otherwise, a clown costume is fun to wear and easy to individualize. The perfect way make your clown costume on-of-a kind is with make up. Clown make up is as original as the individual who wears it.
Clown costumes for kids are so cute. They are especially cute on infants and toddlers and make a very popular first Halloween costume. Clown costumes are one of the few costumes available that are equally suited for boys and girls, men and women.
In addition to clown costumes and clown makeup, Costume SuperCenter has a large selection of clown accessories. This includes wigs, hats, shoes, squirting flowers, bowties, noses, suspenders and so on. Use our clown accessories in any combination to create the perfect clown costume.