Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Ghosts of Halloweens past...

I think last week I mentioned I might do a collective past Halloween costumes post. Apologies as some of these are pretty terrible (read: phone) photos. Also, there are a few costumes missing because I regrettably have no decent documentation of them. All right, here we go!

For this fox costume (...2007?) I used the dress thing (?) from a teddy bear costume plus a tail (I wish I had taken a photo!) and ears from an awesome seller on etsy. I called myself Fox Force One... because I'm a huge nerd.

Little Red Riding Hood. I bought the dress from Ruche (I think), and it was perfect. The hooded cape is from etsy. And the shoes are old ModCloth. I love these photos. They turned out exactly as I'd planned... That never happens!

Sally from Nightmare Before Christmas (Boyfriend was Indiana Jones). I love my Sally. This dress was such an amazing find. I drew my stitches on with liquid eyeliner, and they stayed put all night. I kept the dress (vintage from etsy) because I fully intend to do this again!


Uhm. So... Last year I was going to be Strawberry Shortcake but at the last minute I decided I hated what I'd put together (I kept everything, so I might give it another go this year). I remembered I had these shorts I got in one of ModCloth's Stylish Surprises... So, I had my best friends super curl my hair (... I don't know how to do these things) and decided I was Geena Davis (in my dreams!!) from A League of Their Own (love that movie)/a sailor girl of some sort?

There's my Halloween recap! I love putting together my costumes more than anything else about it. It's such a fun, creative project even if it doesn't quite work out as intended. And once I get an idea in my head, there's no stopping me! What are your favourite costumes you've done? Any plans for this year?


  1. Such a cute idea for a post!!! I have so many costumes from my years in college (theatre majors love ANY excuse for a costume party), so I may steal this idea at some point, hah. I love the fox one, and the little red one is great! What are you being this year? Did I miss that? Hah :)

    xox Sammi

    1. You should definitely do it!! I love seeing other people's costumes :) And thanks! I have a lot of fun with it. I'm not sure what I'm doing this year. I might drag out the pieces from my abandoned Strawberry Shortcake idea... or just see what I can come up with at the last second heheh Can't wait to see your cupcake costume!

  2. You are adorable ^_^ I love these, especially the Red Riding Hood. Rad shorts in that last photo!

    - Anna



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