Though we hate crime and evil, we tend to love some evil characters. Pirates surely top the list and our love for Captain Jack Sparrow in Johnny Depp’s Pirates of the Caribbean movie series is a perfect testimony to this. Since our childhood when we first read stories about pirates we started to love them, didn’t we? They are cool and brave and do things which most normal people would be scared to do. This thrill and adventure has led us to idealize and romanticize pirates for hundreds of years. We often pay our tribute to this hidden love and affection at fancy dress parties. Since the 18th century pirate fancy dress costumes have been among the most popular in the world. If you are planning to dress up as a pirate at a fancy dress party, here are some costume and accessory options that you can explore – • Caribbean Pirate Man – Boot tops, trousers, shirt, waistcoat and belt. It is the perfect pirate outfit that would let you enter into the character of Captain Jack Sparrow. Rest assured, you won’t need to introduce yourself at the party. • Pirate Maiden – Piracy is gender neutral and women can dress up as equally adventurous and adorable pirates as their male counterparts. Get into the character with a Pirate Maiden Costume These days long boots, skirt and stripped dresses and a matching bandana are favourite with womenfolk. • Dreadlock style wig – This is straight out of the Pirates of Caribbean. The wig comes with beading and bandana is the perfect accessory for any fancy dress party or a pirate themed one. • Pirate Bandana – The Black & White symbol of piracy, the bandana with skull and crossbones is something that is easily recognizable and perfect accessory for any pirate themed party. It goes well with all other pirate costumes. • Pirate Cutlass Sword– Can you imagine a pirate without a cutlass sword? Surely you can’t and these silver and gold swords are perfect for any male or female dressed up as a pirate for the event. This sword would surely make others at the party take note of it. • Pistol Gun – The old styled pistol gun one of the most recognizable symbols of piracy. Carry one with you to the party and it is one of the perfect accessories for any male or female pirate costume. • Eye Patch – Dress up as a veteran pirate who has lost an eye in one of the previous campaigns with a pirate eye patch. It is so symbolic to the struggle and adventure thatthe pirates have experienced over the years and continue to do so in many parts of the world.
A short sleeve shirt or a short sleeve dress shirt is a shirt similar to a long sleeve shirt with collar and buttons in the front. It opens in the front and is known generally as button up shirt. The difference in a short sleeve dress shirt is the sleeves are usually half the length of your arm and reach only till the elbow. There is no use of cufflinks in this kind of shirt. The short sleeve dress shirt is a formal wear for the summer times when the heat is on. The poplin half sleeve dress shirt is designed for comfort during the summer days. The half sleeves let the cloth breath and reduce the temperature inside the shirt providing the person wearing it more comfort. Poplin is a fabric made from silk and a blend of cotton, rayon and wool. The manufacturing process results in the end product in being soft, sturdy, durable and very easy to handle. The fabric is stain resistant and doesn’t get wet easily. The important factor about the fabric is it is wrinkle free. Once washed many short sleeve dress shirt do not take heavy ironing to smoothen the wrinkles. The poplin material makes a good dress shirt and is known worldwide for the wrinkle free property. The major players in the clothing market have concentrated on this feature to market the product. As ironing is a tedious process and most people like to avoid it, a wrinkle free pant and shirt are their answer to ironing. The poplin fabric being soft to the skin and being durable is greatly sought after by most working men and women. The poplin half sleeve dress shirts provide the extra comfort and style required in a summer party or in and around the office in hot summer times. The short sleeve dress shirts made of poplin fabric provide the right comfort and strength to the dress. The shirt can be worn casually on shorts or pants or you can get the executive look when tucked in over a nice poplin pant. The designer line of poplin short sleeve dress shirts is a much expensive line of dress. The price of the half sleeve shirts increase with the quality of the fabric. The fabric made of 100% cotton produces the most expensive half sleeve poplin shirts. These half sleeve shirts are worth the while for they are tough to dirty and easy to handle, and the shirt just looks good on a person. The name poplin is derived from a French fabric and they where extensively used in making heavy clothing for winter times. The fabric was used in making ladies dresses and men’s clothing. The fabric has come a long way with the passage of time and the different blends of the fabric are now more renowned for the toughness and the softness and the wrinkle free properties. The poplin short sleeve dress shirts are a fashion statement for the rich when tucked in with poplin formal shorts on outings. They are more of a comfort statement for others during the summers working in offices and outdoor work places.