Dreams of a costume symbolize your desire to be seen in a particular type of role or as a particular archetype. Depending upon the feeling tone of this dream, your subconscious mind is either revealing the type of person you are aspiring to become. See Clothes and Dress.... Strangest Dream Explanations
If you were wearing the costume, you’re hiding your true self from someone - or perhaps from everyone in your circle.
If you take it off, something will cause you to drop the fa?ade very soon.
If you are only one amongst many wearing a costume, especially if some of the others were children, this portends an amazing and totally unexpected - but nonetheless favorable - turn of events.... Dream Explanations of Astro Center
Dreaming that you wear a costume means that you do not feel comfortable with your personality and, therefore, you need to play a role or to pretend in order to succeed. This attitude can hide your authentic identity.
Many myths and kids’ stories portray characters wearing masks that cannot be removed. This shows that sometimes it is possible to become whoever you want to be by paying a high price: neglecting your true self.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
In a dream, a costume can indicate things that may be obscured about the dreamer’s or another’s identity, owing to conscious or subconscious disguises. (See also Clothing.)... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
If you dreamed of attending a costume party, where everyone was in costume except you, this is a warning against false friends.
To dream that you are wearing a costume, signifies that you are putting on a false face toward others. Your true self is not being revealed and you are not being completely honest with people around you.... My Dream Interpretation
If you are wearing a costume this could indicate that you are trying to hide your true self, or you inner feelings behind a facade of duplicity; you may not be wholly honest with a loved one and have a fear of being found out.
If you are wearing a ridiculous costume, such as a chicken suit, this could indicate that you are being foolish about certain matters in your life and must look to the other symbols to find out just what it is.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
A facade or charade. Tilings are not as they seem.
Various roles we play in life.
For example, someone who is an authority figure may be seen in a costume depicting a famous leader like Julius Caesar (see Icons).
Mimicry of various real-life scenarios as if in a play. This provides a safe medium for the expression of your perceptions.
Sustenance and support. Among ancient tribal cultures, costumes and masks served as a vehicle for sympathetic magic.
For example, if they needed crops to grow, they might dress as vegetation and perform a jumping dance to encourage that growth. So, what facet of your life does this costume represent, and how does it accent that facet?... The Language of Dreams
Masks suggest the deceptive appearance we present to others in waking life.
If you see a pair of masks, this can symbolize your inherent duality—in Jungian terms, the opposed forces of light and shadow that exist within each one of us. Dreams that feature costumes, fancy dress or drag suggest that you are attempting to disguise some aspect of your personality. Dreams of transvestism—deliberately dressing in clothes of the opposite sex—are unlikely to be about sexual preference but more about the need to balance the masculine and feminine aspects of your personality.
If you are wearing a historical costume in your dream, either for a play or as normal dress, then perhaps your image needs updating or a part of you is disguising your real self.
If you come face to face with someone in your dream and they are wearing a mask, your dreaming mind is sending you a powerful message that you believe they are wearing a false mask in waking life.... The Element Encyclopedia
(Glitters; Pilgrimage; World) Wearing a garment which is adorned with brilliant silk and decorated with glittery sequins in a dream means money or prosperity.
If the color of the sequins is red in the dream, it means renewal of his material success.
If it is yellow in the dream, it means wealth which is accompanied with health problems. All types and colors of sequins in a dream represent money except the yellow ones.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
A dream that features sequins is a reminder that “all that glitters is not gold.” In other words, don’t put too much confidence in smooth-talking new acquaintances, or any product or deal that promises instant results or fast cash.
If it seems too good to be true - it probably is. Be careful!... My Dream Interpretation
They are always associated with celebration, parties, and costumes. In the dream this could be positive or negative. Parties are generally related to the desire for escape and frivolous moments. Costumes or disguises are related to lies and tricks. However, a party can be the celebration of an event that came to a good end. In this case, they are interpreted as satisfaction of having completed something, or the need for a well deserved rest after too much responsibility.
analysis of a dream
Alicia dreamed: “I used to have recurrent dreams in which terrifying snakes would appear. After these dreams, I would awaken drenched in sweat and nervous.
If it occurred at midnight I went to get a glass of water with the fear of finding a snake in the kitchen stalking me. During a certain time the dreams stopped, but, shortly after, they would return to repeat themselves in an even more violent manner.”
Alicia was raised in a very conservative family that forbade premarital relations. She maintained an amorous—though not sexual—relationship for three years, and during this time she was accosted by dreams of snakes. When the relationship ended, the dreams stopped; but later she fell in love again and felt sexually inhibited; therefore, the dreams of snakes returned with more intensity.
The snakes of her dreams were clearly a phallic symbol that were warning
her of her inability to enjoy her sexuality to the fullest, due to her education. When Alicia understood this, she started to confront her personal monster and prepare her path towards a satisfactory relationship. The dreams of snakes began to recede and when they occurred she tried not to distress herself and to understand their meaning.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
A staple for a certain kind of glamour, the sequin is a shiny and reflective object that creates a vibrant effect that is considered slightly vulgar. Wearing sequins or having them available to be worn or affixed to an article of clothing reflects a desire to be noticed for a superficial presentation and a need for attention.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams