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« on: October 29, 2007 12:47:27 PM »

I put off coming up with a costume idea,
Now I need help.
I'm hosting the party so need quite an individual idea.

I thought about "Roadkill" but didn't know whether to dress in black, making myself look like a road (with a stuffed animal), or whether I could make track marks across my clothes, with lots of fake blood and fake intestines... (I'm concerned it might be considered a bit offensive though)

Failing that, I thought about being a doll. But I don't think it's scary, or distinguishable enough.

I don't want to be a witch.

But I want it to be a Halloween costume, and not just fancy dress.

I'm not giving you much time.
Ideas would be loved.

What were those Miss ___ examples? I can't find them.

Or... I don't know. HELP.

What a rant.

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« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2007 09:26:17 PM »

Do you have any white clothes? I went to a party as a ghost this year. I took a white broomstick skirt and a white peasant blouse and hand stitched strips of cheese cloth that I'd dyed gray all over. Then a white wig and white face and voila a ghost.

If you have a cute polka dot dress you could be Lucille Ball with a red wig and 50's style make up.

What about a gypsy, or a hobo, a clown, a panhandler, a boyscout/girlscout, any of those things our moms used to come up with last minute.
You could wear a short skirt with scarves tucked in the waistline and a sports bra with lots of sequins or glitter on it and go a a belly dancer.

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« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2007 09:57:25 PM »

Some rather easy costumes...

gypsy--long skirt, poofy top, bandana lots of makeup and jewelry

Cowboy/girl- jeans, boots, plaid top, bandana, you can even get cap pistols for cheap at walmart.

A supreme- glittery dress, gloves, done up hair

A Stewardess--Skirt suit, and make an airline symbol out of paper/foam etc, point to things with two fingers, ask if they'd like any roasted peanuts.

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« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2007 10:02:06 PM »

I totally love the road kill idea! Wear all black, use yellow duct tape for the road lines, and stick on some dead looking thing...

Go for it and POST for all to see!

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« Reply #4 on: October 30, 2007 06:52:20 AM »

my friend did roadkill last year, it was cool


« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2007 09:53:03 AM »

I went trick or treating when I was 20, most people just thought it was funny, but a few people refused to give me candy. The up side was I stayed out a lot later than the kids so a lot of people gave me the REST of their candy.

I think it depends on the neighborhood and how old you look dressed up. If your short like me and your face is covered some people might not notice!

Thats because youre a part of something larger. Like
being swallowed by something larger.

« Reply #6 on: October 30, 2007 10:51:42 AM »

Since you are being a hostess it might be cool to be a retro stepfordesque housewife hostess....Go thrifting for a 50's dress and craft or find a cute 50's apron....wear pearls and gloves, maybe a Jacckie Oish pill box hap or something of the sort.  The most fun thing about the retro look is the makeup and hair.....the internet has a lot of resources on how to do that.

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