UN costumes are a must for many private and public schools all over Metro Manila and provinces in the Philippines. It's a yearly celebration and part of Philippines culture and tradition and yes, you've guessed it again. My tatay Sam and a college friend, Lori also ventured in to UN costume rental and sale for both kids and adult. They make their own designs and choice of fabric and color for the member countries. Last year was good for both as they earned from the cheap costumes for United Nations celebration which they have customers rent or buy from their shop at home.
What Should Be Included in the Rent or Sale
They've got sample pictures from hat, headdress, upper and lower costume which I will feature here later on. To add some extra spice to your need for a united nations suit / attire, allow me to give you some costume ideas and rental tips via a review so you can arrive at a picture of how much to spend if rent a costume compared to buying your own. A carry-on flag is also necessary for a complete paraphernalia of your costume so make sure that if you buy, they have it included. If it's possible, the foot accessory is included like a shoe, slipper or some socks. If it isn't, it's ok, at least you have a choice to buy or get your own or get a cheaper rent or buy less the foot covering. Necklace, bracelet and earrings are also important. Don't forget to ask if it is included in the rental package of your UN costumes.
Costume Rent Vs Buy
See the practical reasons why it is best to rent than to buy unless you can come up with a buy of a cost-effective and cheap or low cost UN costumes choice somewhere in Divisoria, Camp Suki Market in Dapitan, Quiapo or in a tiangge in the sidewalk somewhere in the metro. In the meantime, please see the list of UN member countries below so you have a choice and idea which country your kid can represent.
Oh by the way, my tatay sells and have available for rent their UN costumes a flag to carry for the kids so it could be fun having something to wave around while out on a school parade. If you have a contest in your school, I strongly suggest that you go for the high end or the more expensive costume to rent or buy.