Day 235: Paris Hilton

February 17 is Paris Hilton’s birthday. Remember her? Remember ‘that’s hawt”? Good times, back in the early noughties. The awkward lean, duck lips combo is all because of her folks. I once said that I wanted to do for costumes what Paris Hilton did for sex tapes. Let’s hope if I do, there is a big…

Day 227: Carmen Miranda

    February 9 is Carmen Miranda’s birthday. Carmen Miranda was a Portuguese-born Brazilian samba singer, dancer, Broadway actress, and film star who was popular in the 1940’s and 1950’s. She is best known in popular culture from her signature fruit hat worn in the 1943 movie The Gang’s All Here. Therefore pulling off this outfit hinged ENTIRELY…

Day 216: Oprah

January 29 is Oprah Winfrey’s birthday. Oprah has had many looks over the years, but I have decided to try my hand at thin Oprah from the early 90’s. Specifically when she brought in a trailer of fat to show how much weight she had lost on her show.   Photo credit: Billy Rubin  …

Day 202: Humanitarian Day

January 15 is one of three emancipation days of respect which honours the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr. So today rather than dress as Martin Luther King, I wouldn’t do it justice, I’ve decided to dress up as another great celebrity humanitarian – Princess Diana. I have chosen to dress as Diana in what was…

Day 201: Tennis

The Australian Open beings today, so I thought I would take on a tennis themed day and dress as the infamous John McEnroe. Why you ask? His afro would make him the funniest tennis player to dress up as, that’s why. And yes, I know that I’m using a badminton racket, not a tennis for this costume,…

Day 195: David Bowie

January 8 is David Bowie’s birthday, so I have decided to dress as up as the infamous Ziggy Stardust. I have looked to re-create his look on the cover of Aladdin Sane.  The lighting bolt makeup was created using red lipstick, blue eye-shadow and black eyeliner. Photo credit: Holmes   Man’s Chest Piece: Homemade Black…

Day 186: Scientology

December 30 is known as Freedom day for the Church of Scientology because this is when it was officially recognised in the United States in 1974. With this theme I have decided to dress as the most famous (in my opinion) Scientologist – Tom Cruise ala Risky Business.   Photo credit: Holmes   White Business Shirt: Pierre Cardin…

Day 168: Katy Perry

It was Katy Perry’s birthday during Halloween Theme Week, which means that I was not able to take her on as a theme….until now. So I have chosen to take on ‘California Girl’ Katy Perry ala cupcake bra. Please note that the cupcake bra is made out of painted, cut up Coca Cola bottles with…

Day 165: Emmett Kelly

Today is Emmett Kelly’s birthday. You may not recognise Emmett’s Kelly for his name, but you do know him. He was an American circus performer, who created the memorable sad clown figure “Weary Willie“, based on the hobos of the Depression era.   Photo credit: Holmes   Black Bowler Hat: Carnival and Party Warehouse Brown Suit:  Index Blue Shirt:…

Day 164: Nicki Minaj

December 8 is Nicki Minaj’s birthday so I have decided to dress up as her. This is the second time I have taken on making a fake butt (first time being Kim Kardashian) but knew I had to go bigger for Nicki than I did Kim. Hope it fits all of your fake butt standards….I…