Sexy Chiquita Banana Girl (Carmen Miranda)

Sexy Chiquita Banana Girl (Carmen Miranda)

I’ve wanted to create a Chiquita Banana Girl costume for a few years now, so I was so happy to see my ideas come to life. I was inspired by a Carmen Miranda costume that I saw online. It was a yellow bra top with heaps of fake fruit attached, I thought the idea was … Read more

Perky Parrot Nation, Unique Parrots in Extravagant Costumes

Perky Parrot Nation, Unique Parrots in Extravagant Costumes

Most people downright stared at us when we waddled into a Halloween bash in downtown Detroit with floppy bird hats, feathered eyelashes, a multi- colored wrap around tail, a full red jumpsuit with feathers pouring out of our arms, legs, and tails. We met some other animal friends in the club (monkeys, penguins, etc) and … Read more

Royal Blue Mermaid Costume

Royal Blue Mermaid Costume

I take Halloween very seriously. Probably too seriously but I can thank my mom for that for always throwing me Halloween parties for my birthday growing up. For the past few years I’ve always wanted to be a mermaid for Halloween but procrastinated each year because I knew it would be a lot of time, … Read more

Keyonce aka Beyonce Sparkly Costume

Keyonce aka Beyonce Sparkly Costume

At my gym I’ve been given the nickname Keyoncé Kutz because I am super strong and love all things sparkly. For our Halloween dress up day I knew I had to come up with something extra fabulous. I initially got my idea from a Pinterest photo of Beyoncé in an awesome bejeweled bodysuit and decided … Read more

Deer In Headlights Couple Costume

Deer In Headlights Couple Costume

We purchased a Chewbacca costume for the deer. I bought the chest fur from a fabric store to cover the front side of the deer and I also used it for a tail which I sewed on my hubby’s backside. My husband acquired the deer antlers from his dad’s collection and mounted them to a … Read more

Space Jam’s Bugs and Lola Bunny Couple Costume

Space Jam's Bugs and Lola Bunny Couple Costume

Growing up watching Space Jam and easily being able to recite the entire movie made choosing this year’s Halloween costume an easy and exciting idea. Making the jerseys and bunny ears (while of course, watching Space Jam for inspiration) was challenging but turned out to be a huge hit. Of course we had to throw in … Read more

All Hail Queen Cleopatra Costume

All Hail Queen Cleopatra Costume

This was my hardest costume to date! It was 100% Handmade. I used mostly glue gun as well as some small areas of hand stitching. I create a black and gold feathered cape, a gold feathered corset, a gathered black and gold striped skirt with a slit, a headdress, a chunky necklace, a sash and … Read more

First Class Mystique Costume from X-Men

First Class Mystique Costume from X-Men

My name is Katie Eastman and this year I transformed myself into Mystique from X-Men First class for Halloween! I have always been inspired by special effects makeup and love to watch shows like FaceOff on Syfy that show how makeup artists bring characters to life. I also quite enjoy watching movies and figured I’d … Read more

Easy Saved by the Bell Kelly Kapowski Costume

Easy Saved by the Bell Kelly Kapowski Costume

The 90’s are one of my favorite times, so I decided to channel my inner Kelly Kapowski from Saved by the Bell. Kelly’s look was iconic from the big hair to her super cute outfits. There were so many different options to choose from but I wanted something simple and classic. So I decided on … Read more

Best Ash and Pika Pika Costumes Ever

Best Ash and Pika Pika Costumes Ever

I love couple costumes for Halloween and I love to be cute. We are not nerdy people but this costume was perfect for us. My boyfriend is a gamer and I love being any kind of cute animal. I made this Ash jacket and poke ball koozie. I took a blue button down and a … Read more

Most Creative Energizer Bunny Costume

Most Creative Energizer Bunny Costume

Ears/tail- with the ears I bought a bunny ear set with ears and tail together. I was only going to use the tail because my friend was suppose to make my ears but at the last min she told me she couldn’t. So I tried to do then my self and it was a complete … Read more

Crazy Roger and Jessica Rabbit Couple Costume

Crazy Roger and Jessica Rabbit Couple Costume

For Halloween 2015 I was supposed to be a bridesmaid in a friend’s wedding. My husband was to be a groomsman and my son was supposed to be ring bearer. The wedding was called off on Tuesday prior to the Saturday night Halloween. Now we had a dilemma…what to do with the strapless red satin … Read more

Cool Ice Queen and Jack Frost Couple Costume

Cool Ice Queen and Jack Frost Couple Costume

I worked on both Halloween costume for about 6 months. I usually have an idea of what I want but somehow end up changing it as I go. Ice Queen Top: I used wood laminate lining, corset boning and led lights. Skirt:  I used a regular white pencil skirt, tulle at the bottom and lace to … Read more

Pod of Sexy Mermaids – All Girl Group Costumes

Pod of Sexy Mermaids - All Girl Group Costumes

I love mermaids! I have always wanted to be a mermaid for Halloween but all the costumes I have ever seen are pretty cheap looking.  I wanted something that was sexy, form fitting and somewhat “realistic.”  I told my friends about my mermaid costume idea and they wanted in as well.  There are 7 of … Read more

1980’s Jem and the Holograms Costume

1980's Jem and the Holograms Costume

My costume was inspired by 1980’s Jem and the Holograms. The dress and belt was handmade by someone on etsy.com. The Jem star earrings were also made by someone on etsy.com. The wig was purchased from Rockstar Wigs. The makeup was XOTIC Eyes and regular makeup. One night I used Xotic Eyes decals and another night I … Read more

Goddess Isis Costume for the Handy, Dandy and Crafty

Goddess Isis Costume for the Handy, Dandy and Crafty

I’m wearing a costume I thought of years ago and finally brought to life. The Goddess Isis. People always do Nefertiti or Cleopatra. Well, I wanted to do one that rarely gets done, and do it right! -I made the dress, wrist and arm bands and the entire headdress. I customized the wings, purchased the necklace from … Read more

DIY Bud-Light Year Costume

DIY Bud-Light Year Costume

This costume was very cost-effective and easy to make!  I already had black workout shorts and a green tank top to use for this costume.  On the tank top I drew the bud light logo in the center and wrote year underneath it.  On the top left I drew the red circle button that is … Read more

Best TLC Costumes

Best TLC Costumes

H, I’m Bunnie! I’m a fashion and costume designer from New York. This year I got together with two friends (Chantal the makeup artist and Taahira the hairstylist) to recreate the TLC costumes from the No Scrubs video. We chose this look because it was the least common TLC look done on previous halloweens. It … Read more

No-Sew Intricate Harley Quinn Costume

No-Sew Intricate Harley Quinn Costume

Of course I had to be Harley Quinn for Halloween this year! I love her as a character because she is crazy and fun. With the suicide squad movie coming out next year, I dressed as her to show my excitement! However I chose a look more similar to the comics than to the movie. … Read more

Sexy Cat Costume

Sexy Cat Costume

Being a transgender girl, I don’t get out much and always wanted to be something sexy for halloween.  I debated on just dressing up as a girl, but always wanted to do more.  I began searching online and decided on being a sexy cat.  My other choice was being a playboy bunny!!! I bought a leopard … Read more

DIY Pink Cotton Candy Costume

DIY Pink Cotton Candy Costume

This year, I wanted to dress as something pink, poofy, and sparkly for Halloween. Upon brainstorming, I came up with the perfect idea for a costume: cotton candy! I knew it would be fun to make, and it would be creative because cotton candy is definitely not a common Halloween costume. The base of the … Read more

DIY Ocean Friends Barbie Costume

DIY Ocean Friends Barbie Costume

The inspiration for this costume was one of those random thoughts you have that lead to another random thought. About three weeks before Halloween, I had seen a toy rubber duck at work and it reminded me of a Barbie I had when I was little, 1996 Ocean Friends Barbie. She came with a toy … Read more

Old School Harley Quinn Costume

Old School Harley Quinn Costume

My costume was Harley Quinn. I researched her character for awhile before starting on her and channeling my character for the big night. She’s a playful person who’s in love with the Joker despite their many shortcomings. Not to mention the fact he repeatedly tried to kill her, but she always falls back in love … Read more