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October 21, 2003
New poll! It’s two hours til the big Halloween party and you don’t have a costume. What’s the best last-minute option?
PostedOctober 21, 2003 — 5:08 pm
October 21, 2003 — 6:39 pm
last minute hallowe’en costume for girls: a black cat. always – it’s easy, it’s hallowe’en-ish and it’s cute. black nose, some whiskers, a sexy little black dress. tail is optional.
October 21, 2003 — 6:49 pm
horror-flick victim: even last minute on halloween you should be able to find fake blood — wear an old t-shirt you don’t mind slashing in a few places & cover face & shirt with the blood… easy-peasy!
October 21, 2003 — 7:40 pm
October 21, 2003 — 9:48 pm
hobo or hooker.
depending if you want to wear pants or a skirt. It involves about the same amount of makeup…
October 22, 2003 — 1:24 am
As if one would wait until the last minute; I start planning mine on November 1st!
Death Eater / Nazgul – all you need is a black robe that covers your face.
October 22, 2003 — 11:05 am
I decided last night to be Joan Crawford from “Mommy Dearest.” I’m going to carry around a hanger (wire, of course) and throw some baby powder around. 🙂 I should get a lot of the votes from boystown
October 22, 2003 — 11:10 am
My friend Nora was a sorority girl one year. Black booty pants, tight shirt, black eye. It was a good time.
October 22, 2003 — 11:23 am
Ooh, very good ideas. Okay, here’s a hypothetical for you: If you were going to dress as, say, Buffy, what would you wear? I’m thinking Season 1 Skank Buffy, so that’s micro-mini, tight shirt, calf boots, maybe a silly scarf in the hair. Other accessories: lots of make-up, a crucifix necklace, Mr. Pointy. Any other ideas?
October 22, 2003 — 7:50 pm
so is that a hint as to what you will be sporting?????
October 22, 2003 — 7:57 pm
just found this:
seems pretty easy to me.
October 22, 2003 — 8:17 pm
I can neither confirm nor deny that rumor… 🙂
And excellent link, by the way! Now I’m thinking about getting a tank top and ironing on some type of “slayer” logo or something. I mean, one could do that, of course, if one was going to dress as Buffy… 🙂
October 22, 2003 — 10:13 pm
go for season four poodle-hair buffy! that’ll scare away any vamps…
October 23, 2003 — 1:29 am
hee hee — i was going to go as buffy this year too… until i realised very few of the people at the party i’m going to would recognise her (for shame!) and I’d spend the night explaining who I was… having already done that last year, I’m opting for a less creative but more obvious costume this year! torn sheet = mummy… sigh — i need more pop-culture-literate friends!
October 23, 2003 — 1:40 am
when i dressed up to watch the series finale of Buffy i wore my pleather/plastic pants, a white tank with a long sleeved white mesh top over it, my black combat boots, a jazzy quasi-costume jewelery crucifix and a bit more eye makeup than usual. of course the real Buffy would probably wear less practical footwear, but i can’t rock the high-heeled boots as well as some.
i’ve been medusa for several years and was once Nikita from La Femme Nikita (the French film, not the US TV show) but think i’m going to go as an anarchist cheeleader from the Smells Like Teen Spirit video if we dress up at all this year. black tank top: check. short black pleated shirt: easy thrift store find. black pom poms: cut trash bags into strips and tie together with electrician’s tape. voilà!
October 23, 2003 — 11:46 am
I’m starting to see vinyl/leather pants as being the key to this whole costume. Very interesting…
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