Day 337: Joan of Arc

  On May 30, 1431 in Rouen, France, Joan of Arc died. Joan of Arc was born in France and through divine guidance led the French army to several important victories during the Hundred Years’ War. Her demise came when she was captured by the Burgundians and was sold to the English. They then put…

Day 331: Bob Dylan

May 24 is Bob Dylan’s birthday, so I have taken him on as my theme, dressing in typical Dylan garb. Further to this I have created my own version of the props in his famous Don’t Look Back film clip where he holds flashcards to lyrics to the song.   Photo credit: Holmes   Black…

Day 326: Jackie Kennedy Onassis

On May 19, 1994, Jackie Onassis passed away. Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, was the wife of the 35th President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, and was known for her style and grace. Today, I take her on as my theme, hoping to replicate her effortless 60’s style. Photo credit: Billy Rubin Black and…

Day 319: Mother’s Day

Today is Mother’s Day in Australia, so with this as my theme, I have decided to dress as Mother Theresa. Mother Teresa founded the Missionaries of Charity, a Roman Catholic religious congregation, which runs hospices and homes for people with HIV/AIDS, leprosy and tuberculosis; soup kitchens; children’s and family counseling programs; orphanages; and schools.   Photo credit:…

Day 274: Lady Gaga

March 28 is Lady Gaga’s birthday. Lady Gaga is a woman of many looks and styles, so it was a hard to choose just ONE to recreate today. In the end I decided to pursue one of her more iconic looks that was taken up into popular culture and seen out and about in the…

Day 272: Diana Ross

March 26 is Diana Ross’ birthday, in celebration of that I have decided to dress as her. Of course if you’re going to do Diana Ross the costume comes down to the hair. Luckily I have naturally curly hair, so all I had to do to create her beautiful bouffant was take a brush to…

Day 269: Ellen

Today Ellen DeGeneres held a last minute live show at the Fleet steps in Sydney. In my bid to get on her show I lined up from 6am as Ellen in order to get on Ellen. I didn’t end up getting on the show, but everyone around me loved the costume and on the way…

Day 262: Kylie Minogue

Today is my friends 30th birthday, as a present to her on this momentous day I have decided to dedicate today’s theme and costume to an idol of hers – Kylie Minogue. Now Kylie Minogue has had a long career spanning many different phases and looks, but none more dramatic than THAT white outfit in…

Day 242: Oscars

February 24 is the date of the 2013 Oscars, which is why I have decided to take it on as my theme for today. Given all the amazing gowns that have walked the red carpet glory over the years, I have decided to dress in a outlandish, but definitely more iconic dress worn by Bjork in 2001,…

Day 239: Steve Jobs

Today I have taken on the user suggested theme of Steve Jobs from Zoe. I was actually quite surprised with how well this one turned out. Note to anyone out there trying to get this look, it all came into place as soon as I peaked and extended my eyebrows.   Photo credit: Wayne Gretski…