I will admit that this is not the first time I've worn this costume. It made it's debut last year around Halloween 2009. My Besty, Fiance and I decided that this would be a good group costume to wear to party that was being hosted in Atlanta. We found out about it about 2 weeks prior to the event so we had come up with something easy and quick.
|Halloween Party in October 2009. Besty Stacey, Fiance, and Nancy (that's moi, with much shorter hair)|
1. It has to be cute
2. It has to be cheap
3. People must be able to instantly recognize who or what you are.
The costume doesn't need to be completely accurate, but people need to "get it." So I always start off with lots of research. You know me by now. I'm a
|All Images pulled from The Independent|
We had limited time so the best option was to make some pom-poms. Each tail took a whole skein of Caron Simply Soft (acrylic yarn you can snag at any big box craft store). It worked like a charm. The tails were nice and fluffy and thick. The yarn was $2.95 a skein, but for the purposes of this blog we'll round it up to $3.00.
|Boy do I look hideous in this picture. Yikes. Stacey looks great though.|
|Fast forward back to Dragon*Con 2010. Oh yes, I look much better here.|
$15.00 : Ears, Cuffs and Collar
$3.00 : Bunny Tail (Yarn)
$3.00 : Black High Waisted Panties
$4.00 : Black Tights
$0.00 : Already had Corset
+ $0.00 : Black Work Pumps
A little under $25.00
Happy costuming. Anyone have some great ideas for Halloween this year? I still haven't decided on costumes for myself and Fiance. If anyone has any suggestions for us let me know!