He-man Costume

This He-man costume is yet another last-minute DIY costume creating dream. I’ve made the armour using aluminium foil, cardboard and paint. Couple the armour with a blonde wig and red shorts (rather than underwear because #thick) and you’re done.   Photo credit: Frosted Tips   Blonde Bob Wig: Hot Dollar Armour: Homemade with with aluminium foil,…

Madeline Costume

I was in a op shop the other day called Recycle Boutique and found this amazing blue cape and knew then that I had to buy it and create a Madeline costume.   Photo credit: Frosted Tips   Straw Hat: Vinnie’s Red Wig: Ebay Blue Cape: Recycle Boutique Red Bow: Japanese Accessories Store White Shirt:…

Betty Boop Costume

Today I dug deep and called on my inner vixen to do a Betty Boop costume. Think I got the classic pose down pat. Go me. Photo credit: Billy Rubin Black wig: Hot Dollar Red sweetheart dress: H&M Red shoes: ASOS Gold bangle: DIVA Gold hoop earrings: DIVA Garter: Drawn-on with eye-liner and lipstick

Manga School Girl Costume

Last week was my new works’ Christmas party. It was loosely themed Japanese – which means that dressing up in costume was optional. Optional costume is not in my vocabulary….unless it comes after ‘Live your life in’. So I dressed up as a manga school girl, the whole costume held together with the creepy eyelid…

Day 361: Joss Whedon

June 23 is Joss Whedon’s birthday. Joss is one of my favourite writer/director/creators. It all started with Buffy, The Vampire Slayer…movie, yes, there was a movie, and I loved it and it was written by Joss Whedon. Then when I got older and heard they were making it into a TV series I was ecstatic…

Day 346: Dilbert

On June 8, 1957, Scott Adams was born. Scott Adams is the creator of Dilbert, a cartoon that satirises the white-collar office space. So today I have dressed as the title character from the comic – Dilbert.   Photo credit: Billy Rubin   Dilbert Head: Homemade from Cardboard and Texta White Short Sleeve Shirt: Crossroad…

Day 316: Speed Racer

On May 9, 2008, the Speed Racer film was released. For this reason, today I take on Speed Racer as my theme, but have opted to dress in the style of the main character, Speed , from the original cartoon series.   Photo credit: Ness   Racing Helmet: Bicycle Helmet covered in White plastic Bags Red Scarf: Hot Dollar Blue…

Day 258: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Today I am taking on the user-suggested theme of Teenage Mutant Ninja Tutles from Daniel, wearing the costume of the red ninja turtle – Raphael. Cowabunga dudes!   Photo credit: The Stephanacci Sequence   Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Body Piece and Mask: Child’s Ninja Turtle Costume Cut in Half (Borrowed from K-Bear) Green Opaque Tights: American Apparel (Borrowed from K-Bear) Sai:…

Day 254: Sci-Fi Convention and International Women’s Day

March 8 is International Women’s Day. It is also the first day/night of Secret Garden Festival which has been themed Sci-Fi Convention. So I thought I would kill two birds with one stone and dress up as She-Ra. (I later that night WON Female best-dressed as judged by the crowds applause. One of my proudest…

Day 206: Katey Sagal

January 19 is Katey Sagal’s birthday. I know Katey best for her role as Peggy in Married with Children, but thought that a Leela costume would be funnier so went with that. Hopefully I was right, if not, feel free to voice your opinions in the comment section below.   Photo credit: Billy Rubin  …