Battle of the Sexes Billie Jean Costume

With every new years October Halloween costume challenge, I try and create a costumes for new or fresh films or TV shows that have just bee released. This year I have chosen to create a Billie Jean costume from the Emma Stone and Steve Carell film Battle of the Sexes. The ease of this costume…

I Love Lucy Lucille Ball Costume

I Love Lucy was one of my mothers favourite shows. Lucille Ball was a comic genius and the show still stands up today in a over-the-top, slapstick way. I found this dress at a vintage market and new it’d be perfect for a I Love Lucy, Lucille Ball costume.   Photo credit: Frosted Tips  …

Dame Edna Costume

There are many things you can say about me, not being willing to look ugly on the internet for a costume is not one of them. And with that, I present to you my Dame Edna costume. The jewel of the costume is the amazing dress I found in an Op Shop for $10 ???   Photo…

Beyonce Flawless Costume

I did not wake up like this. Only Beyonce wakes up like this. This took a lot of makeup, my boyfriends plaid shirt and a wig. Day two of my Halloween fortnight challenge brings you a Beyonce costume from her film clip Flawless.   Photo credit: Shivamello   Blonde Wig: Sparty’s Red and Black Plaid Shirt:…

Prince, Purple Rain, Tribute Costume

  A week ago today the great musician and humanitarian Prince passed away. I was lucky enough to grow up being influenced by his music because I had older brothers. For this reason I could not miss the opportunity to pay tribute to him in the best way that I can, costume. I tried to…

Conchita Wurst Costume

If you are not a fan of Eurovision, then this costume may be very confusing to you. In 2014 Wurst came to fame for winning the Eurovision Song Contest as Austria’s entrant with the song “Rise Like a Phoenix”. Conchita Wurst is an Austrian pop recording artist and drag queen portrayed by Thomas “Tom” Neuwirth. So if…

Frida Kahlo Costume

Next up I have taken on the famous artist Frida Kahlo. This is also a relatively easy costume to achieve, all you need is some flowers in your hair and her signature mono-brow and mo, and voilà, Frida costume! Photo credit: Billy Rubin Flowers: Hot Dollar Silver earrings: DIVA Green necklace: DIVA Gold Aztec ring:…

Katy Perry Roar Costume

For the second day of the Secret Garden Festival I decided to dress up as Katy Perry ala the Roar film clip. As you can see, the day was a total wash-out so apologies for the blurry photos! Photo credit: FuckingAwesomeChic83 Flower Headpiece: Fake Flowers from Hot Dollar glued onto a Headband from Big W…

Miley Cyrus Wrecking Ball Costume

Arguably the most popular costume this year at Halloween will be some version of Miley Cyrus. She and her tongue been covered to death over the past couple of months, so expect to see recreations in some form or another at every Halloween party you hit up this year. Here is my take on Miley’s…

Day 339: Marilyn Monroe

June 1 is Marilyn Monroe’s birthday. Marilyn Monroe was the original blonde bombshell. Men wanted her, women wanted to be her, even today, decades later she is still a sex symbol in popular culture. Today I have dressed as her in that famous white dress from Seven Year Itch…isn’t it delicious? And yes, that is…