Tag: Halloween

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”

Billy the Puppet Halloween Costume

Halloween costume, Billy the Puppet, Saw movie

Okay y’all, I am PSYCHED for today’s costume tutorial!! As I already mentioned, last week’s David Bowie costume was not super well-received…but I know this Saw costume will be a real winner! Ok fine, you’re right, it would be much better with a little red trike. But we gotta make do, ya’ know? Saw is one of my favorite movies, so I was excited to finally try out this costume. I considered going as the iconic puppet character last year but opted for the glam of Audrey Hepburn instead. Do you like Saw or have you even seen the movie? And now for the most important question… Do you want to play a game? Continue reading “Billy the Puppet Halloween Costume”

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”