Sunday, October 25, 2009

Halloween Hotness

No, not that kind. I mean, not the dress-up-as-skanky-as-possible looks. When it comes to Halloween costumes, it's sometimes easy to go from looking like the lady of the night to a lady of the night.

I've picked out a few that I love. First up, is the stylish yet adorable Nutcracker. If I were dressing up, this would be my first choice. Not only because that military/marching band jacket look is super in right now, but I've always wanted to wear a big furry hat.

As an equestrian, of course I love this dressage-inspired look. I'd carry a longer whip though!

And I give top marks to Gwen for just having fun with her fried egg look below. It's quirky, kinda nerdy and totally cute.
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Some other ideas I love but didn't find any pictures worthy to post are: Mystique from X-Men, a dead ballerina and thanks to my friend Amanda, a fallen/dead trapeze artist.

What are you dressing up as this year and do you love or loathe Halloween? Is it a way to mask who you are or does it actually reveal a window into the psyche?

Equestrian and Nutcracker costumes can be found on Yandy.com

9 comments:

The Haute-Shopper said...

Whoa, that Nutcracker costume is hot! You could probably even use some of the elements for every day wardrobe ;-) I love Gwen Stefani's costume... I wonder if Gavin Rossdale went as a strip of bacon?

Halloween isn't as popular over here unfortunately. I'm not quite sure the Parisians here would consider it chic to dress up like a croissant, although I might try to start a new trend...

Pop Champagne said...

HAHAHA the nut cracker costume is hot! well halloween is 1 day where girls can dress more scandalous without being judged by other girls :) I think I'm going to dress up as a slutty santa. 1 costume dual holiday LOL

Elizabeth Marie said...

I'm 3rd to day that the nutcracker costume is HOT HOT HOT!

Savvy Gal said...

i like the nutcracker outfit too.

quelle said...

hee i totally should be a sunny side up egg one year. and my so can be bacon! yesssss so done.

VancityAllie said...

Ugh, I have NO idea what I am going to dress up as. Actually I'm probably not going to dress up this year... got to save money for the party coming up :)

Can't wait to see what you dress up as!

AsianCajuns (Lauren) said...

I love all the looks- but my favorite is the fried egg- haha! Too great!
I'm going as Lady Gaga for Halloween- not for the skankiness (I too am not a fan of that side of the holiday), but because I think she is completely awesome ;)

ps- I'm short too and was worried about the thigh-highs making me looks shorter, but I think it helps to wear them with black leggings- they would look great on you!

CC said...

Gwen S's costume is just plain odd! An egg? :x

Xx

The Anthology said...

Hooray for Halloween! It's my favourite holiday of the year.

Love your costume ideas!

* Kelsey