Tag: Halloween

David Bowie Halloween Costume

Ziggy Stardust, Aladdin Sane, face paint, halloween costume

If you were to ask me right now, “Grace, what is your dream job?” I would probably respond by saying I want to be a costume designer. Not only does putting together a costume require a lot of creativity (and oftentimes craftiness!), but there’s also something SO satisfying about recreating an iconic look. Today I present to you: David Bowie’s album cover of “Aladdin Sane.” Ok so, full disclosure, of the six people who have see this costume so far…none of them have known who I am. Am I the only one who recognizes this famous Ziggy Stardust look? My boyfriend saw the lighting bolt and thought I was Lightning McQueen, which honestly, I’ll take. Continue reading “David Bowie Halloween Costume”

The Best Last-Minute Halloween Costumes

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It’s that time of year again…Halloween! If you know me at all, then you know I absolutely LOVE costumes, as evidenced by my numerous costume posts. Unfortunately, Halloween always occurs during (possibly) the busiest time of year for me. Last October, I was frantically applying for colleges up until the deadline as the clock struck 12 to become November 1st. This year, I’ll be preparing for registration for my next quarter of college. As much as I’d love to spend countless hours and craft supplies making an amazingly extravagant costume, I probably won’t be able to pull that off…and I know I’m not the only one. That’s why today’s post is dedicated to the best last-minute and DIY Halloween costumes on the web! Perfect for any busy bees out there or broke college students who can’t spend a fortune on anything store-bought. Continue reading “The Best Last-Minute Halloween Costumes”

In the Dark of the Night, This Zombie Will Find You

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Thank goodness it’s finally Friday! I’m so sleepy today—trying to catch up from all the Halloween festivities still. Even though the holiday has already come and gone, I wanted to share the costume I actually wore on Tuesday. We just started reading Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein in my English class, so I was inspired to dress as the monster. However, my costume ended up looking more like a zombie. When you think about it though, Frankenstein’s monster is basically the OG zombie. 😉 Continue reading “In the Dark of the Night, This Zombie Will Find You”