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Topic: Never too early to plan Halloween costumes, riiight?!?! Advice/Opinions!  (Read 2034 times)
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« on: April 08, 2007 03:22:32 PM »

So this year, I'm thinking of being a mummy. Similar to this... (but not as many slashey holes Wink)

My question is, if I do this, what shoes should I wear? I really detest white heels, so that's out. I'd like to be fairly comfortable, too. Do you think white flip flops would look cheesey/stupid? Any ideas would be great! Thanks! Smiley

PS--I don't have to worry about warmth. Wink
« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2007 04:57:49 PM »

I'm sure you could find a pair of white flats, especially if you start looking now. Even ballet flats that have white ribbon Smiley ( or you can add yourself), tight around your calf and have the excess hang around!

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« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2007 05:11:23 PM »

If comfort wasn't a concern, I'd say go for stripper shoes (like this!...okay, so I happen to adore trashy clear-platform high-heel shoes...I'm weird Tongue). 

Since you'd rather not kill your feet Wink, something simple, like white flip-flops or flats, should be fine.  Like kcfirecracker mentioned, you can always add ribbon or long strips of fabric to make them go with your costume.
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« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2007 05:27:02 PM »

Thanks, guys! I didn't think of adding a ribbon!

And, Ali, WOW! Those are kind of amazing. I like clear stripper shoes, too, but I can't for the life of me walk in anything that tall. I'm height-impaired. Grin  Maybe I'll look for some clear heels/platforms that aren't quite so high, and add a ribbon. I won't be on my feet the whole night. Wink

I'll let you know what I find.
« Reply #4 on: April 08, 2007 08:27:47 PM »

i vote white flats
 good luck!

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« Reply #5 on: April 08, 2007 09:26:49 PM »

ooh ooh ooh! I was a mummy last Halloween!

I got a pair of off-white sandals from the thrift store (I used off-white gauze) and ended up kind of wrapping some of the gauze around the sandals too....there's a pic in this post: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=130494.msg1268322#msg1268322
Sandals looked ok I guess, and definitely easy to walk in. But the costume was sooo fun to make & wear, have fun and good luck!!

« Reply #6 on: April 09, 2007 05:09:56 AM »

Thanks! Smiley

weeta, that mummy is pretty cool! Grin
« Reply #7 on: June 11, 2007 09:25:45 AM »

You could also wear gold metallic shoes-- they always have that Egyptian look.

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