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Ideas for a Halloween costume incorporating a gray zentai suit.

You know, Green Man, but gray. I'm Male, 26, in Chicago. The suit is full body, but the hood can be pulled forward off the head.

The obvious is an alien, but that sucks.
posted by cmoj to Clothing, Beauty, & Fashion (9 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
 
The Greendale Human Being, of course.
posted by Madamina at 10:11 AM on October 18, 2010 [1 favorite]


A Weimaraner dog? Bonus points for a Parker Posey clone waving a "busy bee"!
posted by pseudostrabismus at 10:14 AM on October 18, 2010 [2 favorites]


How crafty are you? Accessories are of course, key.

Off the top of my head:
-Elephant (big ears, trunk, possibly peanuts)
-Rhinoceros (horns, cute ears and a little tail)
-Groovy Space Adventurer (holographic wrapping paper racing stripes, oversized gloves + boots, raygun, helmet)
-Personification of Grey Goo (this is much more abstract but in my world would involve attaching partially assembled grey lego blocks to myself and attempting to absorb everyone for "components")
posted by Mizu at 10:20 AM on October 18, 2010


Get some wings and some feather antennae and go as a moth. Or a nightgaunt.
posted by hermitosis at 10:21 AM on October 18, 2010


Wear a fancy English-esque hat (a bowler or some such), carry a mirror and go as "Dorian Grey"? (Terrible, I know...)
posted by julthumbscrew at 10:23 AM on October 18, 2010


At your age I’m going to bet you remember the Power Rangers, but do you remember the Putty Patrol?
posted by Widepath at 11:12 AM on October 18, 2010


Ultraman or a dying Mr. Hanky.
posted by rhizome at 11:14 AM on October 18, 2010


The obvious is an alien, but that sucks.

But the less-obvious would be an alien ballerina. Just add tutu and your version of toe-shoes.
posted by heyho at 12:57 PM on October 18, 2010


Attach felt squares of varying shade of grey to the suit. You are a grey card, and can be used by everyone to ensure properly exposed photos all evening.
posted by Amethyst, Princess of Gemworld at 2:02 AM on October 20, 2010


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