Friday, October 10, 2008

Be Awesome for Halloween

You are a total hoser if you don’t dress up for Halloween. Granted, I haven’t dressed up in a few years, but I am about to change that this year. I have an idea … but it’s a surprise!

Actually, I have lots of Halloween ideas. I’ve put together a few sample ideas for some of my favorite bloggers. If you find yourself in need of inspiration, send me a link to your blog, or just describe what you’re doing on Halloween night, and I’ll give you a hand.

Emily and Rob: Alice and Ralph Kramden!

Soletrain: ODB. Wouldn’t you pay money to see Uncle John wearing a grill? Anyway, I’m sure he already has the outfit. He just needs to accessorize with a 40.

Bunny Tomerlin: Goth princess. Because I bet she’s never even worn PVC.

(Polyvore set via Haley)

Grosgrain Garage: preppy Jesus – Bonnanos, tunic with gingham trim and a ribbon belt, pearls worn as a thorny crown

Megan: Now that she's succumbed to making wreaths, Megan's next step is to get a call in to Jeanne Bice for one of those Quacker Factory sweaters. Hottt.

Decorno: Sarah Palin, a.k.a. Governor Barbie – because D. could get totally loaded at the party and still make more sense. She should go Miss Wasilla-style, wearing an American flag wrapped around her torso as a strapless dress, fastened with a McCain-Palin 2008 pin, and of course The Glasses.

JJ: I bet JJ’s looking pretty fine these days. She needs to pour her sexy self into a Joan Holloway-style pencil skirt.

SGM: Rachel Zoe (obviously). She’ll need to go out on the mountainside for a few days without moisturizer (or solid food), but she’s got the lingo down. But she needs to be the Undead Rachel Zoe – instead of a fur, she needs to wear, like, a whole animal carcass, and maybe some vampire teeth to represent how she keeps her “youth.” (Note: sunglasses and handbag to scale)


Pigtown-Design: Meg should be Mario Batali, because 1) she could use pork as an accessory, and 2) it would be an excuse to eat everything in sight. [Dude, I should have saved that one for myself.]

And her cross-continental companion: Sucker for Marketing – Gwyneth, because she’s perfect in every way. And she should dress in full-on Ice Princess mufti.

Sarah’s Fab Day: Serena from Gossip Girl. Pretty, but capable of kicking ass when necessary. Also, Sarah would get to keep the wardrobe, which would make her happy.

(polyvore set via ZhEnYa)

Sara: Steampunk heroine Amelia Earhart

Biddy: Biddy should wear a white shirt and pants, covered in white balloons, and go as a bubble bath. She could use a bubble bath these days. Plus, when they check her into the asylum, she'll already have an outfit.


Susannah: She would make one sexalicious Bond Girl.

Cote de Texas: I saved the best for last, Joni: time to bust out your crimping iron.


14 comments:

  1. OMG, this is SO good!

    Will you come north to Kansas and help me every year for Halloween?

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  2. Awesome!!! I'd pay to see Bunny in that get up. As for me? Well, I'm scared I'd be struck by lightening :)

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  3. I am ALL OVER this. Loved the undead twist.

    Now I just need a party to go to.

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  4. As I was reading this post I was thinking "Oooooh! Me! Do me! Do me" and mentally raising my hand.

    I love that you see the bound up Bond Girl hiding just beneath my jeans and sweatshirt! Mwah to you! Beats the year I went as Mommie Dearest and carried a wire coat hanger. (I was 8 years old).

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  5. Don't you think SGM should be a real housewife? Or jeff lewis?

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  6. YES, I have a party! I'm gonna comb the consignment stores for a fake fur. Do you think I can convince Frank to go as Brad?

    What, pray tell, are you going to be, Mamacita?

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  7. I am SOOOO totally Mario! Except I don't cook! What's really funny is that last year I went as Kitchen Nightmares! I got a chef jacket and put roaches and rats all over it and then had a bloody chef's toque! Did you know that???

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  8. ODB made me crack up!! how do i get that hair>!!?

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  9. Hello! Where the hell have I been? Your costume for me would be perf...did you see my capelets today? Totally channeling Blair.

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  10. these are fantastic and I love love love that you chose bloggers as a way to showcase some fab clothes. I ADORE IT!!! Great work.

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  11. ...I meant costumes, not clothes. But then again Sarah, Susannah, and SGM get some pretty fab clothes out of the deal. Win-win!

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  12. omg omg omg - I just saw this I am hysterical - I dont NEED a crimping iron - i have natural frizzy hair all on my own!!! you are soooo right! I need to be her this halloween. love this - great post! I am cracking myself up. her hair! - what is wrong with her???

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  13. Ha ha - love this post! Great ideas - I may even steal one!

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