HalloweenCostumeFilter: My band has a gig on Halloween in the East Village of NYC. Can you help me complete my costume? I can't use my hands, because of the instrument I play. I usually wear a black suit, bowtie, and bowler hat, and I am looking for minimal detail that can be added to make a quickly and commonly identified costume. Last year I wore some terminator makeup on my head and that was enough. Any recommendations?
I need some help with zombie makeup. [more inside]
CostumeFilter: I have armature wire and roma plastilina. What can I do before tomorrow night? [more inside]
Forthcoming Halloween party with a fancy dress theme. I'm a Chinese bloke who hates dressing up. any particular suggestions? [more inside]
Last minute Halloween costume help! I need a costume with a veil. [more inside]
For this year's Religious Studies Dept. Halloween party (theme: dress as a religious character), my partner and I want to go as Zombie Jesus and Jesus Christ Vampire Hunter. Is this offensive? If not, can you help me plan the costumes? I have never seen JCVH (and won't be able to before the party), what would an appropriate costume be? [more inside]
I'm thinking of being the 2007 Writer's Strike for Halloween (because, you know, November 1st will be pretty scary for us WGA members living paycheck to paycheck.) Now-- how to make this snarky, intangible and in-joke-ridden costume idea a reality? [more inside]
Halloween costume with integrated goatee? [more inside]
How do I make a low-cost, yet somewhat realistic-looking severed hand/foot? [more inside]
Looking for ideas for a halloween costume - I'm pregnant. [more inside]
I'm thinking of dressing as Lucy Van Pelt for Halloween this year, but I'm not sure how to go about finding a costume authentic-looking enough to be recognizable, as opposed to just being some girl with black flippy hair and a blue dress. Also, I can't sew. Any ideas?
'Tis the season: Help me perfect my Ahmadinejad costume. [more inside]
I need ideas for an offensive halloween costume [more inside]
Halloween filter: Seeking ideas for a name and back story for a bug/caterpillar/worm costume. Difficulty: Must be "Super." [more inside]
Where/how do I get ahold of a "Big Suit" like David Byrne wore in _Stop Making Sense_?
I need a women's clothing article for a Halloween costume... trouble is, I'm a guy. How do I size things up? [more inside]
What pixelated clothing can I obtain that would complement my new pixelated ThinkGeek "8-bit" Necktie? [more inside]
I'm making a rat costume for my son and I need to know where to buy "whiskers". [more inside]
Help me find or make a clear plastic ball for my drinking bird costume (yes, a drinking bird costume).
I'm going to be a drinking bird for Halloween and need a clear plastic ball to fill with colored liquid and attach to my butt. How can I buy or make one? [more inside]
Where should we go for our first Halloween in San Francisco? [more inside]
Long story short: I have to dress up as Hank Morgan, the Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. Where do I find the appropriate attire in New York City? [more inside]
I need to find some vintage wear for a halloween cosume. Color Me Badd oriented. [more inside]
I need a costume idea, theme "Myths & Legends". Help me, please! [more inside]
Anyone know where to find a size xl realistic straightjacket? [more inside]
I'm looking for some good ideas for infant Halloween costumes. We have a 5 month old daughter that we'd love to dress up (mostly for the cute pictures) but we're short on ideas. I've seen all the 'cute' costumes (some into the hundreds of dollars) available for sale on various sites but none of them are striking me as particularly worth the money. [more inside]
HalloweenFilter: This year's party is "Heroes and Villains"-themed, and my fiance and I would like to be either a hero/sidekick pair or a classic hero/villain pair. [more inside]
Where can I find outrageous fake mustachios in Chicago? [more inside]
I'm going to a song-themed costume party on Saturday, and I need ideas! [more inside]
LastMinuteCostumeFilter: Due to poor planning / organizational skillz, I find myself in need of (and sorely lacking) a pseudo-80's costume for an upcoming barbershop chorus performance on Saturday night. I'm too fat for all my old 80s clothes; hope me! PS - I have ready access to Goodwill and Salvation Army retail stores, so ideas around getting this done inexpensively would be fabulous. TIA!
Water to wine mechanics- help me perform a miracle. I need help for a costume party stunt involving a box of wine and the ability to dispense it miraculously. [more inside]
I need a pair of men's riding-style boots for cheap. Where do I find them? [more inside]
So I'm going to a party at the weekend in my off-the-shelf classic grey Batman outfit. Please suggest accessories to zazz up my appearance: bonus points given for cheap, cheerful and creative ideas.
I need a costume for a "Seven Deadly Sins" themed party. [more inside]
Urgent Halloween Costume Question! How would you simulate taser burns on a white cotton t-shirt using only household implements?
Yes, another Halloween question. Help me out with my obscure costume! In short, I'm going as a visual representation of the Weimar Republic. [more inside]
I want to be a mummy for Halloween. [more inside]
I'm going as the wolf from Little Red Riding Hood. I don't want to do a whole wolf outfit...just something that gives the impression of a wolf. [more inside]
I'm white. The character I am dressing up as for Halloween happens to be black. Face paint? [more inside]
I need to fake whipped cream for a costume. (Ok, I'll admit it: I'm trying to dress my dog as a slice of pie.) Is spray foam insulation safe? It won't be in contact with skin or fur. Any other ideas?
Last minute costume advice for an extremely short person. [more inside]
Los Angeles Costume Help: In search of one of the famous red multi-level hats that members of Devo have worn in numerous pictures and in the music video for 'Whip It' [more inside]
My friend recently received a large orange wrench is his "Bag of Crap" purchased from Woot.com. What impromptu Halloween costumes could stem from using this wrench as a prop-piece.... [more inside]
Where can I find a Meg Griffin (pink w/ white trim) tee shirt asap? [more inside]
Fake pig's blood for my prom dress: anything out there that's realistic looking and not too sticky? [more inside]
CostumeFilter: I need a beating human heart for my costume as an Aztec human sacrifice victim. Bonus points for other suggestions on how to make this costume awesome. [more inside]
Can you help me come up with a jokey slogan for a notional used car dealership? [more inside]
I am planning on dressing up this halloween as an election judge. What kinds of props would you expect to see in an election judge costume ?
I'm looking for a goofy, full-costumed T-Rex outfit for Halloween. Something like in this Chapelle's Show clip (2:00 mark). Hopefully someone with better google skills or knowledge of specific outlets in the SF Bay Area.
What would the easiest way to make a huge Hello Kitty head for my Halloween costume? [more inside]