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EDC: Out-of-Towners Guide

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June 19, 2013

Posted by: OhMyGodItsKat

Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas has become the crown jewel of the Insomniac festival series. Concert-goers from all over the nation, and sometimes even internationally, will flock to the desert to attend the ever-growing spectacle.

For those who might be travelling to Las Vegas, figuring out last-minute details might be tricky. Below is a guide to finding rave gear, costume necessities, and reliable transportation in town during the crazy EDC week.

Ready-made outfits, costumes and accessories:


Better than New:

1216 S Main St
Las Vegas, NV 89104

This boutique in downtown Las Vegas supplies character helmets (a la Deadmau5 or other bobble-headed icons) as well as LED accessories and full costumes. Known locally as “the party rock headquarters,” Better than New is a reliable source for all things EDC.

Vavoom:

4480 Paradise Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89169

With a selection of embellished bikinis, stretchy miniskirts and tutus in every color, Vavoom is the go-to spot for base costume items. This locally-owned store, right across the street from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, is listed as a “girly-girl and gogo boutique” and sells custom pieces made by Mr. Vavoom himself.

Williams Costume Co:

1226 S 3rd St
Las Vegas, NV 89104

In addition to premade outfits and accessories, the costume stores will stock wigs and costume makeup. These costume outlets offer a wide selection of outfits available for rent. Williams Costume Co also stocks interesting and exotic craft supplies to embellish existing costumes.


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Craft Supplies:


Michael’s:

1251 S Decatur Blvd
Las Vegas, NV

Pony beads, sequins, fabric, glitter, anything a rave-goer could need to create or improve a festival get-up is available here. Michael’s provides craft supplies in bulk or in small packages.

Rainbow Feather Company:

1036 South Main Street
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101

Rainbow Feather Company will dye feathers to the exact shade that a customer needs. Loose feathers for embellishing outfits as well as feather-centric accessories such as angel wings are available at this outlet as well.