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My lovely lady hoops...

Hoop me! I am going to a Steampunk con and have bought a bustle skirt. This is awesome! However, when I got it, it wasn't as full as I expected. I contacted the Etsy seller and she said she photographs them with a hoop skirt she got years ago. Super! So, where do I get one? I'm looking on Amazon and there are so many. I don't even know where to start because the reviews are all over the place. [more inside]
posted by sio42 on Aug 2, 2013 - 16 answers

Is this an actual dress that's available to buy (or is it custom-made)?

I am looking for the dress worn by the character "Ruth" in the Pedro Almodóvar film I'm So Excited. Is this dress (same style and fabric) available for purchase? [link to photo of dress inside] [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 1, 2013 - 4 answers

Need help figuring out a steampunk-y-ish sorta costume thing.

I am not at all into the steampunk scene. But for the fun of it, I'm going to this in a couple of months. A friend of mine has been to it regularly, and has persuaded me to join her for the evening. So I need to figure out a costume. I'd like to keep total spend under $100-$150, if at all possible. [more inside]
posted by shiu mai baby on Mar 21, 2013 - 16 answers

what do you call 2 girls in prom dresses and pumpkin-heads?

halloween question: we're 2 ladies wearing these ridiculous orange sparkly pouffy prom dresses, and we're thinking of putting pumpkins on our heads. what clever thing could we be? how could we make our costumes super awesome? we're thinking "pump-queens" or something. can you be more creative than that? something clever or punny would be fantastic! thank you!
posted by andreapandrea on Oct 28, 2012 - 16 answers

Hey, check out these cute tiny getas

So I found these awesome little Japanese sandals (called geta, I now know) and I am wondering if it's ok to use them for dress up or if they are worth something and I shouldn't damage them. [more inside]
posted by beccaj on Jul 11, 2012 - 4 answers

Our fancy dress party theme is '2011'. Any ideas?

Our fancy dress party theme is '2011'. Any ideas? [more inside]
posted by angryjellybean on Nov 29, 2011 - 15 answers

How can I mend these torn garment linings?

Small tears in the linings of wool coats and dress-pants. How can I go about mending these in a functional (but not necessarily pretty) fashion? [more inside]
posted by Bardolph on Aug 23, 2011 - 4 answers

Celebrity costume conundrum

A friend of my partner has decided to have a celebrity-theme fancy dress party for her birthday. Help me – a short, round, very non-celebrity looking lady – come up with some sort of costume. [more inside]
posted by t0astie on Jan 5, 2011 - 30 answers

Make Me an Air Hostess!

I wanna look like a 60s air hostess. Where can I find a dress like this and boots like these? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Jun 2, 2010 - 7 answers

Zig a zag ahhh!

Help me dress as a rock star for Christmas! My office Christmas party theme is come as your favourite rock star and I need ideas! [more inside]
posted by Jubey on Nov 29, 2009 - 14 answers

How do I make a costume out of a wedding dress?

How can I turn a wedding dress into a Halloween costume without destroying the thing? [more inside]
posted by libertypie on Oct 26, 2009 - 12 answers

80s clothing

80s party costume suggestions [more inside]
posted by dmt on Jul 19, 2009 - 30 answers

Help dress me! (For a themed party).

I've been invited to a themed party with the following costume rules: Invasion, conquest, exploration, assimilation, sovereignty, or superheroes who save the world! and I have no idea what to wear. Any ideas would be awesome. It's tomorrow night, so I don't have much time to get stuff, and something warm would be preferable (it's damn cold right now).
posted by doctor.dan on Jul 16, 2009 - 20 answers

Make me a REAL jester!

UKCostumeFilter: I want a jester suit. I have the most marvellous jester hat, but no suit. Where can I get one in the UK? [more inside]
posted by fearnothing on May 17, 2009 - 3 answers

Help Me Make My Paper Dress Last

What is the best way to attach newsprint to a dress to insure reasonable longevity? [more inside]
posted by thivaia on Oct 28, 2008 - 8 answers

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