What are You gonna be for Halloween?

Via elephant journal
on Oct 24, 2009
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I’m gonna be Robin Hood one night, with thanks for suggestion to Alden of Yoga Journal…then slip into my trusty Spidey and Superman outfits the other nights. Last year, I was a boy scout with war paint, Indian headdress, cowboy pistols and bow and arrows—kinda like a boy out of Norman Rockwell Wonder Years. So what you gonna be? Whatever it is, get your duds at your local indie dress-up shops, like Ritz in Boulder, not those big chains. Or make your stuff yourself.

So what you gonna be? Leave comment in the, well, Comments section, below. Special points for why your outfit is “eco-responsible,” re-used, local, independent-supporting, DIY.

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6 Responses to “What are You gonna be for Halloween?”

  1. Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man! Extra points for buying the white unitard used and using second-hand fabrics for the sailor ensemble.Will it be warm? Probably not. Is it eco-responsible? Definitely.

  2. JoanaSmith says:

    I usually just wear my wings*

  3. Paul Leard says:

    I'll go as two face, but half would be Gorge Bush JR, and the other half would be President Obama, with buttons that say, "vote for me for bigger deficits."

  4. Sea says:

    i'm going as robert paulson from fight club. eco-friendly because i'm not buying anything new– except a "hello my name is bob" sticky tag.

  5. Susan Coates says:

    For the past 10 years, I've gone as a moving performance installation. The score–I only allow myself 10 minutes to grab whatever I can find from my immediate surroundings, create something, and then gradually add a story line and ethnic accents. One year my former partner did it with me–he was a fly and I a nymph in the woods who had pooped a big turd (brown body pillow), and the story goes that the moment he landed on the turd he fell in love with me. Another year I became a Russian sex therapist who gave advice with a thick accent, only the advice was totally twisted, but so convincing that people actually thought I'd emigrated to the U.S. and had revealed new truths about sex! The moral of this story is, you can actually create some amazing costumes from what is right in front of you.