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« on: November 06, 2008 05:27:05 PM »

I am a petite redhead with short hair. I was born in 1988, but my favorite movies involve the Brat Pack. I look awesome in pink. Who else am I going to be for Halloween other than Molly Ringwald?

I got the patterns for my shirt and skirt off of the 1980's section on www.momspatterns.com. I didn't end up actually making either of the pieces until Halloween night, and finished about 2 hours before the party I was going to started. I got the boots and belt at Goodwill. The most expensive part of the costume was the fabric. I bought it on sale at JoAnn's, but I was trying to get as close to the original costume as possible. It ended up being about $40 in total. All in all, the whole costume cost me about $50, which isn't bad if you compare whole costumes complete with accessories at places like Party City.

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Me. As Molly Ringwald.

My best friend and I at the party. She was the Mexican Daisy Duke.

A screen shot from the movie for comparison.

How did I do?
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« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2008 06:16:40 PM »

I knew EXACTLY who you were from the picture alone. Shows how obsessed I am with the Brat Pack, too. awesome costume!
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« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2008 11:28:33 PM »

my knickname is Molly bc everyone tells me that I look like Molly Ringwald.
so this really made me laugh.
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« Reply #3 on: November 07, 2008 03:21:09 PM »

So that is my favorite movie....you are a spitting image! Great job!
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« Reply #4 on: October 26, 2009 06:21:32 PM »

I know this is from last year, but that costume and idea is so great! I love it!  Grin
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