How Apropos…

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I’m actually vaguely tempted to try it. (I think the most creative I ever got was to make those little tissue ghosts with rubber bands and markers, but hey, whatever works… Also, just for fun I’m throwing up some vintage Collegeville Halloween costumes. Remember these awful plastic jumper things with the dead-doll eye masks? (With those funky lip things that used to basically just collect your sweaty drool when you were out Trick-or-Treating?? And the words FLAME RETARDED on the box cover  – like, what? Were there so many choices of costumes in the 70s that you might actually choose the ones that would spontaneously burst into flame? <- Holy crap, it’s the Kraken from the original Clash of the Titans! Some serious cheeseball awesomesauce right here… <– I actually had this one – maybe 1983? I would have been in 3rd grade. Wow, I’m old. And wow, we had some seriously… Read more

…and More Clothes I Will Never Be Able To Wear.

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But damn, I *do* love me some bowler hats. Fascinating stuff, to be sure. Not remotely practical. And yet I’m sitting here making grabby fingers. Gypsy Moon… Read more

Whoa! Gypsy stuff!

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You know – looking for costumes for the upcoming RT balls has been really eye-opening. There’s a lot of stuff out there that I have no money for, but damn, you know – if I had the bucks and the body, I would totally buy some of this stuff. I have no idea if I would ever be able to pull off this sort of “look”, but the clothing is just so gorgeous. And I’m not a belly dancer either – never tried, but this site almost makes me want to sign up for a class. I’m totally going to steal some of these costume ideas for a character in a story somewhere. I don’t know which one, but I think I’m going to have to now. 😉 For all these cool outfits, go here –> https://www.velvetpeacockdesigns.com/ And on a completely unrelated note, I really like the hats these guys… Read more