The dress code of the Endless Night Vampire Ball events is the centrepiece of our collective experience. It is a ritual and ceremony we go through each year to make the theme stand out, with the patrons (Nighters) and Krewe working together to create an unforgettable event. The more effort you make the more you will enjoy the event, and the better the energy will be.
Motifs are examples of style and genre, which each individual participant comes with to the Ball. Some examples include:
Circus, Dorian Gray, Frankenstein, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Venetian Carnival, Steampunk, Baroque, Neo-Victorian, Explorer, Vampyre, Metal, Eyes Wide Shut, Latex / Leather (fetishistic), Corsets, Lost Boys / Girls, Tribal Belly Dancer, Mata Hari, La Belle Epoque, Religious, Black Tie, Military (no fascist styles please), Lolita, Modern Primitives, Boudoir, 18th Century, Asian, Medieval / Pagan / Rennie, Drag, Ancient Egyptian, Aztec, Sumarian, Fairy Tale, Cyberpunk, Formal Western, etc.
Basic Minimalist: If you cannot match any of these a simple mask and black suit or dress will do.
PLEASE NO T-shirts, Blue Jeans, Wife Beaters, Racist Symbols, Sportswear, Street Wear, Sneakers, etc.
The Gatekeeper WILL STRICTLY ENFORCE the dress code, and there are no refunds on tickets allowed for those out of dress code.
Some places to get your costumes include:
- ⚜ Steampunk Emporium (online)
- ⚜ Gothic Renaissance (NYC)
- ⚜ Southern Costume Company (right in NOLA)
- ⚜ Etsy.com – loads of costume makers and craftspeople
- ⚜ Gentleman’s Emporium
- ⚜ Airship Isabella
- ⚜ Museum Replicas
- ⚜ Bibian Blue (Barcelona)
- ⚜ Azraelle’s Accomplice (TX)
Highly preferred before our midnight ceremony “The Red Mass”… you can get your masks from one of our sponsored vendors, make it yourself or have it created for you.
- ⚜ Maskarade, Inc: 630 St Ann St New Orleans, LA 70116 PH (504) 568-1018
- ⚜ Masks and Make Believe
- ⚜ Southern Costume Company
Of course no Vampire Ball is complete without a pair of custom made fangs by a Fangsmith. We are pleased to have TWO of the world's most renowned "fangsmiths."
Impresario Father Sebastiaan is only able to take limited appointments Thursday, Friday and Saturday before the ball because he needs to host the event. PLEASE ONLY book with Father Sebastiaan if you wish to join the Sabretooth Clan and know what it means.
His "sister in fangsmithing" Dnash will be also available all weekend by appointment. She has over 20 years of fangsmithing experience and will be sure to have more slots available.