Category: Costumes

Nine Halloween Costume Ideas

Wearing an Audrey Hepburn costume to recreate an iconic photo

Happy Monday! Boy, did that weekend fly or what? Today I’m sharing nine Halloween costume ideas in preparation for Saturday. Admittedly, I have not been as excited for Halloween this year, for obvious reasons… Which is saying a lot, because my long-time followers know how much I love costumes! (In fact, being a costume designer is one of my dream careers.) But after seeing several other bloggers posting fun costume ideas, I couldn’t help but share some of my own favorite looks from years past. The best part is that a lot of these costumes can be recreated with items already in your closet. Perfect for those procrastinators, like me! Continue reading “Nine Halloween Costume Ideas”

May the Fourth Be with You

Han Solo costume, Princess Leia costume, Luke Skywalker costume

Happy Star Wars Day! For those of you who don’t know, May 4th is considered Star Wars Day because, obviously, “May the fourth be with you,” and, “May the force be with you,” sound a lot alike. Gotta love those puns, am I right? Anyway, I don’t actually like Star Wars that much (gasp!), but I love any excuse to make a costume, and the fact that I had some company join me made it all the better! Keep reading to see what unique household materials we used to create these outfits and to read about my fun May quarantivities idea! Continue reading “May the Fourth Be with You”

Roaring Into the 20s

2020, new decade, new year's eve, roaring 20s

Happy (almost) New Year! It’s hard to believe we’re already about to start another year AND another decade. How does New Year’s always sneak up on me?! I haven’t spent any time reflecting yet or pondering what goals I want to set for 2020, but I have, of course, had this amazing flapper outfit planned for quite some time now… How could I not rock a flapper outfit on NYE when we’re entering the Roaring 20s again? You’ve probably caught on by now that I have a slight obsession with the fashion of that era. 2020, here we come! Continue reading “Roaring Into the 20s”