Costume Filter for the Bearded (again): How do I pull off Jesus on the cheap? If not the Big JC, then who (or what)? [more inside]
CostumeFilter: I'm making my own henchman costume this Halloween, and I'll be driving past downtown LA tomorrow morning. Are there any specific stores I should check out if I'm looking for cheap generic clothes? I'm looking for solid color plain long-sleeve shirts, sweatpants, things of that nature. Bonus points if I can find gloves and cheap generic boots. [more inside]
CostumeFilter#437: Need costume ideas for a couple with an infant! [more inside]
CostumeFilter: Where can I find a long-sleeved bodysuit (aka leotard with snaps)...in red or orange? [more inside]
I'm looking for a good costume idea for my friend and I. She's a redhead who has been lots of famous redheads in the past (lucy, carrot top, Annie, pippi longstockings, pebble, etc) and I'm a blonde. I'm looking for us to dress up as cartoon characters, relevent pop culture references, historical figures etc. that were blonde and redhead. No suggestion is too obscure! Please let me know what you think! (we've already nixed Lucy and Ethel) [more inside]
Need Halloween costume suggestions that incorporate my crutches. [more inside]
Hallowe'en filter: Yes, another "help me come up with a costume" idea, only with added restrictions and existing costume pieces to help form it! I have a super lame idea for one but I'd like to kick it up to 11 if possible. [more inside]
Suggest good Halloween costumes that illustrate a funny play on words! [more inside]
"Stand-by-for-action-filter: I'd really like to make a Commando Cody Halloween costume (or Rocketeer, or any reasonable generic facsimile in between). [more inside]
Help me perfect my Sarah Palin costume. [more inside]
What should we be for Halloween? Looking for suggestions for a gory couple’s Halloween costume. [more inside]
HalloweenCostumeFilter: Girl, glass, freckles, CHEAP! [more inside]
Where can I find a generic superhero costume? [more inside]
Totally Awesome Luchador Costume on the cheap? [more inside]
Help me be Halloween's best embodiment of Champagne ever. [more inside]
This is Mr. Messy. My 5 year-old son wants to be Mr. Messy for Halloween. Any ideas on how to make this costume?
Halloween costume: Thinking of going as a "gotcha" journalist. What are some "gotcha" questions I can ask at a Halloween party? [more inside]
Where's a good place to hire decent banana costumes for someone in Sydney, Australia? [more inside]
Costume Filter: Help me dress the cello section! [more inside]
I need to slim up a little for a Halloween costume. How to reasonably get there? [more inside]
Costume Filter: I'm going as the subprime mortgage crisis this year. Need some help figuring how to pull this off. [more inside]
i need help coming up with a unique halloween costume. preferably a character from a movie... [more inside]
Costume / recipe conundrum: We're hosting a rock star themed potluck near Halloween. The dishes we supply need to be in a theme that corresponds to the costume. We need help! [more inside]
CostumepartyFilter: Im going to a costume party where the theme is "hollywood nights". I have a beard and dont really want to shave for the party. Any costume ideas that will fit with a beard that goes well with "Hollywood nights"?
I have a penchant for elaborate Halloween costumes. This year my boyfriend and I want to go as Wall-E and Eve, but I'm struggling with how to create an Eve costume. [more inside]
My sister is going to a SNL themed Halloween party. She needs ideas for "obscure, I mean so obscure that people are like 'Wow that is obscure!' "I told her that not many SNL characters are that obscure and if they are, no one's going to get it anyway. Yet being my sister I feel I should help her. I suggested Rosanne Rossana Danna, but that was not obscure enough. So I turn to the green.
I would like to wear a bear costume for Halloween, but the only storebought options I have found on eBay and elsewhere online haven't quite matched what I'm looking for. This is basically what I'm after, as a reference. Or possibly even this one or this one. If anyone out there knows where to find something similar that would fit a 5'9" 130 lb person, I would be thankful (bonus points if I can buy it in the Vancouver, BC area) Full disclosure: I plan on drinking beer from a growler with 'Honey' written on it.
Beardo Halloween: I would kinda like to go as Gustave Courbet, but fear a) trying to come up with a good costume that reads as Courbet, and b) having to explain who Gustave Courbet is over and over. I do look like him, but what else might there be? [more inside]
Halloween Costume Filter: I am looking for a somewhat classy character or historical figure to be for Halloween this year that's not overly done. (Think Jackie O, not Marilyn Monroe.) [more inside]
Seeking recognizable group Halloween costume suggestions for four (2 guys and 2 girls), preferably with a pop culture/nerdy bent.ha [more inside]
I need to build a working etch-a-sketch costume for Halloween. How do I make the internal mechanisms, and how do I make a very large shake-to-erase screen? [more inside]
What should a kindergarten teacher dress up as for her school's fairytale ball? [more inside]
Name some iconic men's outfits from the Golden Age of Hollywood. [more inside]
How can I be a good Magnum PI for Halloween? [more inside]
What are your tips for face painting? I'm not talking about fancy theatrical or costume painting, just your average person decorating kids' faces with hearts, stars, etc. [more inside]
Looking for tips on creating a crazy black light troll costume. [more inside]
Any idea where to find a black-and-white horizontally-striped t-shirts reminiscent of old style prison outfits--like what Elvis had in Jailhouse Rock? I've found whole costumes (jumpers, etc.) but I just need t-shirts.
Need an antebellum costume post haste! [more inside]
Posting for a friend: creating metal like armor for a costume, without the whole metal part. [more inside]
I want to throw together 2 costumes (1 guy, 1 girl) that would scream 80's new wave high schooler. I need pictures to help us not end up too emo. "New wave" means different things to different people, so please read inside. [more inside]
Looking for superheroine costume ideas. My girlfriend and I are going to a wedding where everyone is being asked to dress as a superhero of some kind. It doesn't matter if the superhero exists as a character or not, they just have to exist in someone's mind. [more inside]
My senior class voted me 'most likely to be a super villain' for the superlative section of the yearbook. I need to throw something together to wear in the picture, and I was hoping someone could help me. People are expecting me to come up with something really good, and everything I can think of is a little mediocre. Can you guys think of anything funny/ cool for a high school girl dressing up as a super villain? Thanks!
What can you tell me about working in theatrical costume in NYC? [more inside]
Where can I find / how can I make a Venice-style Carnival costume in the Chicago area by Friday evening? [more inside]
Source for better-quality womens' Roman toga-type costumes? [more inside]
I need reference for an outfit for a Swing themed party. [more inside]
I've been trying to find an image of Helena Bonham Carter in the picnic scene of Sweeney Todd. Or, more specifically, the pinstripe corset she was wearing in that scene. Having no luck so far, as every image online is of the dress she wears for most of the begining of the movie. Am I stuck waiting for the DVD?
A school dance is fast approaching, and we don't know what to wear! Help! [more inside]
For Halloween this year, my costume (similar to this one) is a giant, inflatable, flesh-colored penis. Can I get in any trouble with the law for wearing it out in public? And does it make a difference whether that day is Halloween or not?
How can I make my boring Dorothy costume funny and/or ironic? [more inside]