Happy Hallowe'en, my friends! I hope your weekend is ghoulishly good!
- Dress - handmade, no label, vintage 60s; last worn here for Hallowe'en 2011
- Shoes - Half Truth Veda, Fluevog; last seen here for our rock & roll holiday earlier this month
Add a wig and Vizzini looks at me cautiously.
|"Must eat that flower."|
|I had a few odd looks while I walked around town|
- Leather obi - thrifted
- Rose - Le Chateau
- Cuffs - Jezebel Charms, gift from L
- Spider ring - homegrown vintage c. 1986, gift from Mom and Dad
- Teeny spider stud - gift from Marian
- Spider earrings - gift from Cindy
If you're interested in how I did my make-up, which was easily the most elaborate part of my costume, get ready for some giant pictures of my face. I did a test run last night to make sure I could do my complicated make-up, and I took pictures as I went along.
Hey if you're not interested, then run away now - giant pictures of my face!
I didn't really have time for a costume, so aside from pulling stuff out of my regular clothes, I thought I could do a more fun thing and paint my face. I've been watching Face Off, and got all inspired.
I started with a clean face and my hair pulled back, and put on a light base of white.
|My skeptical face|
I used the brush side to start outlining, to get a feel for the balance on my face.
From there, I tried adding glitter to it, and it was the worst, goopiest stuff ever! I had to scrub my face clean and start over.
Then I tried to shade around my eyes with eye shadow.
Did not like this.
Start over - bare face with some BB cream and powder, not white stuff, and hell, let's try the thick felt tip, shall we?
I added some shading with grey eyeshadow.
Not quite me - how about a little bow mouth?
This is what I used: