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Where/how do I get ahold of a "Big Suit" like David Byrne wore in _Stop Making Sense_?

Where/how do I get ahold of a "Big Suit" like David Byrne wore in _Stop Making Sense_?
posted by Tasanova on Oct 11, 2007 - 6 answers

I Put On Women's Clothing and Hang Around in Bars

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]
posted by SansPoint on Oct 11, 2007 - 14 answers

Where can I find pixelated clothes?

What pixelated clothing can I obtain that would complement my new pixelated ThinkGeek "8-bit" Necktie? [more inside]
posted by drew3d on Oct 9, 2007 - 11 answers

Where (and What) Art Thou, Fake Whiskers

I'm making a rat costume for my son and I need to know where to buy "whiskers". [more inside]
posted by maryh on Oct 8, 2007 - 16 answers

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]
posted by ethorson on Oct 5, 2007 - 19 answers

Halloween has been cancelled. This is all.

Where should we go for our first Halloween in San Francisco? [more inside]
posted by arnicae on Oct 4, 2007 - 12 answers

Where do I find an old-fashioned suit in NYC?

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]
posted by qvtqht on Sep 20, 2007 - 4 answers

I need to look like the white guy in Color Me Badd

I need to find some vintage wear for a halloween cosume. Color Me Badd oriented. [more inside]
posted by kookywon on Sep 20, 2007 - 11 answers

Yet Another Costume Question

I need a costume idea, theme "Myths & Legends". Help me, please! [more inside]
posted by arha on Sep 19, 2007 - 27 answers

Need to be restrained...

Anyone know where to find a size xl realistic straightjacket? [more inside]
posted by cuddles.mcsnuggy on Sep 18, 2007 - 11 answers

Costume ideas for infants

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]
posted by lyam on Sep 17, 2007 - 39 answers

Hero/Villain or Hero/Sidekick costume pairings?

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]
posted by chudmonkey on Sep 14, 2007 - 47 answers

I need a bigger soupstrainer... STAT!

Where can I find outrageous fake mustachios in Chicago? [more inside]
posted by jammer on Aug 29, 2007 - 12 answers

I Am The Walrus

I'm going to a song-themed costume party on Saturday, and I need ideas! [more inside]
posted by natabat on Aug 29, 2007 - 44 answers

Last Minute 80s Costume Ideas?

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!
posted by ZakDaddy on Apr 18, 2007 - 12 answers

I need a miracle.

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]
posted by twirlypen on Apr 1, 2007 - 23 answers

Let's Play Dress-Up!!!

Help me pick a costume for this years round of Purim Parties! [more inside]
posted by LoopyG on Feb 28, 2007 - 15 answers


I need a pair of men's riding-style boots for cheap. Where do I find them? [more inside]
posted by backseatpilot on Feb 26, 2007 - 7 answers

Make me a better Batman

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.
posted by freston on Jan 24, 2007 - 13 answers

I need a costume representing one of the Seven Deadly Sins

I need a costume for a "Seven Deadly Sins" themed party. [more inside]
posted by ozomatli on Dec 4, 2006 - 28 answers

How to make fake taser burns on a t-shirt

Urgent Halloween Costume Question! How would you simulate taser burns on a white cotton t-shirt using only household implements?
posted by unknowncommand on Oct 31, 2006 - 7 answers

Believe it or not, I won't have the most obscure costume.

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]
posted by kalimac on Oct 27, 2006 - 8 answers


I want to be a mummy for Halloween. [more inside]
posted by c on Oct 27, 2006 - 10 answers

Too bad I already went as Eddie Munster

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]
posted by Brainy on Oct 27, 2006 - 15 answers

Black like me

I'm white. The character I am dressing up as for Halloween happens to be black. Face paint? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 27, 2006 - 71 answers

How can I make fake, wearable whipcream?

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?
posted by juniper on Oct 27, 2006 - 14 answers

Last minute Halloween advice. With a twist!

Last minute costume advice for an extremely short person. [more inside]
posted by shaun on Oct 27, 2006 - 27 answers

I'm a Devo-ted fan of this idea...

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]
posted by adamk on Oct 26, 2006 - 9 answers

What costumes ideas involve a large wrench?

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]
posted by rlef98 on Oct 26, 2006 - 23 answers

Meg griffin's shirt

Where can I find a Meg Griffin (pink w/ white trim) tee shirt asap? [more inside]
posted by Betty_effn_White on Oct 25, 2006 - 6 answers

They're all going to laugh at you!

Fake pig's blood for my prom dress: anything out there that's realistic looking and not too sticky? [more inside]
posted by witchstone on Oct 25, 2006 - 9 answers

I (heart) Huitzilopochtli!

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]
posted by arcticwoman on Oct 24, 2006 - 18 answers

Drive-away special: $1999

Can you help me come up with a jokey slogan for a notional used car dealership? [more inside]
posted by Dr. Wu on Oct 24, 2006 - 14 answers

Yet another CostumeFilter

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 ?
posted by lester's sock puppet on Oct 24, 2006 - 16 answers


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.
posted by Mach3avelli on Oct 24, 2006 - 1 answer

Bring me the head of. . .Hello Kitty?

What would the easiest way to make a huge Hello Kitty head for my Halloween costume? [more inside]
posted by lannanh on Oct 23, 2006 - 13 answers

Help me become Dr. House for one night.

Help me become Dr. House for one night. [more inside]
posted by Pontius Pilate on Oct 23, 2006 - 25 answers

Jagshemash! (In Kazakhstan, the male lip hair shows virility and ability for sex crime.)

I need a good fake moustache. [more inside]
posted by kuperman on Oct 23, 2006 - 5 answers

Where can we buy zombie supplies in DC?

Gay Zombies in DC? [more inside]
posted by tonylord on Oct 23, 2006 - 10 answers


HalloweenFilter: Where in Vancouver can I find a cheap derby hat like this. -OR- how can I make one myself? [more inside]
posted by PercussivePaul on Oct 22, 2006 - 6 answers

Help me constuct an astronaut helmet

How would I go about constucting a reasonable looking space helmet? [more inside]
posted by piratebowling on Oct 21, 2006 - 6 answers

Rabby Roo?

Momentarily bereft of cash, I'm left wondering how my family is going to attend a costume-mandatory Halloween party next Friday. Any ideas? [more inside]
posted by thanotopsis on Oct 20, 2006 - 18 answers

What can she be for Halloween?

Halloween Costume suggestions. [more inside]
posted by ObscureReferenceMan on Oct 19, 2006 - 10 answers

trick or trefoil?

Constructing adult-sized Girl and Boy Scout costumes for Halloween, where to find authentic gear? [more inside]
posted by cior on Oct 11, 2006 - 10 answers

Halloween Costume Idea

Looking for a good Halloween costume for 2 straight college guys [more inside]
posted by coolin86 on Oct 10, 2006 - 32 answers

It'll be a hard day's night...

I will be working behind a bar at a 60's themed art opening... So what should I wear? [more inside]
posted by vernondalhart on Oct 10, 2006 - 10 answers

Not Chiquita Banana Man.

I'm going to be the Chiquita Banana Lady for Halloween. Can you think of a spicy Latin costume for my boyfriend? [more inside]
posted by changeling on Oct 10, 2006 - 38 answers

Halloween costume!

Any really excellent costume ideas? i have thought of UPS worker, which would open up a range of package jokes, and barnstormer.
posted by KaeporaGaebora on Oct 10, 2006 - 18 answers

I refuse to dress at Captain Jack Sparrow again

Halloween costume ideas for someone with dreadlocks? [more inside]
posted by dead_ on Oct 2, 2006 - 40 answers

Halloween costume ideas

I've been invited to a costume party - the theme is "come as your favorite dead TV, film or rockstar." [more inside]
posted by lawhound on Oct 2, 2006 - 29 answers

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