My 8 year old son cannot decide what he wants to be for Halloween. He has turquoise blue hair, which doesn't have to be part of his costume, but I mean, if you're going to have blue hair, you may as well make the most of it at Halloween, eh? [more inside]
I have this dress in a dark navy blue (I think they call it Marine, but it's darker in real life than in the photo.) I'd like to use it as the base for a Halloween costume! I'm 5'7ish, size 16, with red hair. Happy to wear a wig, crazy makeup, buy accessories, whatever! Any and all ideas appreciated!
OK, I have done some googling, but no good finds yet -- I need help with last-minute Halloween costume ideas using a short pink wig and my own glasses... I'm average weight and pretty short.
I work in an elementary school and apparently I need to wear a costume to school tomorrow. I'm not too upset about it, but I have *always* hated dressing up for Halloween. Even when I was a kid I hated it! (I just wanted candy and scary movies!) I have no idea what I can throw together in 24 hours! [more inside]
I'm going to be Pearl from Steven Universe for Halloween, and I have all my costume parts accounted for except for her sword. How can I recreate the sword cheaply and quickly? [more inside]
I am a female with short dark blonde hair. It suddenly occurs to me that I need a Halloween costume, but I hate wearing wigs and I'm not going to color my hair. What can I dress up as that makes use of this hairstyle? We've already got Claire Underwood, Switch from The Matrix, Twiggy, and Patricia from the movie Breathless on the list--so we don't need those. [more inside]
Help me put together a circus/carnival themed Halloween costume for a pub crawl. [more inside]
Looking for knuckle tattoo ideas from which to base costume off of for Halloween - 2 word phrases about literature or science. Help? [more inside]
I'd like to be that stock cranky old lady with the horned-rim glasses for halloween. She's often in cheesy comics/cartoons, but I don't know where she originates from. Anyhow, suggestions for how to do this? [more inside]
Costume ideas revolving around a red union suit? [more inside]
Halloween Filter: Help me with a name and tagline(s) for my 'business' of getting people to sign over their soul to eternal damnation. Tech startup parodies most welcome. [more inside]
Attention sewers of AskMe: Can you help me with this Daft Punk/vintage swimmer costume? [more inside]
Halloween Costume Filter: DIY broken lens eyeglasses. [more inside]
Another dreaded Halloween Costume thread. This one is for the plus-sized gals. [more inside]
Halloween costume filter: Inspired by this AskMe, my wife & I have decided to go for Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)-themed costumes. Interested in any and all ideas both for costumes themselves and face-painting patterns (and floral accessories!). A few possibilities we've been looking at: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5. But open to anything. Thanks!
How can I turn my son into a book for Halloween? I have the idea, but the mechanics of creating a book costume for my little boy are eluding me. [more inside]
Halloween costume filter: My wife and I (couple in our early/mid 30s) are thinking about going to this Halloween party (currently second item down), titled "Masquerade Macabre." The organizers' suggested themes for costumes are below the fold. More inclined toward renting, but DIY is possible, too. Prefer an idea that works for a couple, but any suggestions appreciated! [more inside]
My girlfriend and possibly some of her friends would like to go as 40's cigarette girls for Halloween. Where can we possibly get off the shelf parts to create this outfit, yet not buy a pre-packaged, cheap-o costume? [more inside]
DeathFilter: How can I make my arms, chest, and neck look paler without getting white stuff everywhere? [more inside]
Please post some cool ideas for Halloween costumes for a couple! [more inside]
Where can I buy a little boy's size M or L Abraham Lincoln costume in Austin, TX for less than $35? [more inside]
YetAnotherHalloweenCostumeFilter: I'm going as the sky. What is a good complimentary costume for my friend? (Yes I checked the archives.) [more inside]
Anyone have any good ideas for a Halloween costume involving a mustache? [more inside]
Help me look like a drag queen from outer space! I'm going as Lady Gaga for Halloween and need hair, makeup, and costume ideas. [more inside]
Help me perfect my Sarah Palin costume. [more inside]
My 4-year old son wants to be this bridge for Halloween. Yes, a bridge. That bridge. I am fairly crafty/handy, but I'm a little stumped as to how, specifically, to pull this off. Please help me, creative MeFites. [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 dressing up as the Morton Salt Girl for Halloween. Where can I find her outfit (ie, long sleeves, smocked yellow dress) for an adult?
'Tis the season: Help me perfect my Ahmadinejad costume. [more inside]
For Halloween this year I'd like to dress up as Vince Noir from the TV show Mighty Boosh. However, after searching high and low on the internet, I can't seem to find a wig to buy that matches his hair on the program(me). Can anyone link to a suitable item? Much obliged.
HalloweenCostumeFilter: I know that people have come here looking for ideas before, but I have specific criteria for a costume. Help me enjoy a Halloween party, for once [more inside]