Saturday, October 31, 2009

Happy Halloween!


Hey there ghouls! This is the closest I've come to putting on a 'costume' for Halloween in six years. Instead of being a 'slutty pirate' or something equally unoriginal, I wanted to show my enthusiasm for the holiday in a more subtle way. I thrifted the dress at Value Village earlier this month and knew that black lipstick would create the just the right Halloween vibe.


As an adult, the proper way to celebrate Halloween is to go see the Rocky Horror Picture tonight and buy discounted candy tomorrow.

27 comments:

emily said...

wow, the first picture is amazing- the dress, the lipstick, and the way the wind is blowing your hair is spooky. and i really like that mesh bit you're wearing under your dress, where is it from?

dearilou said...

Love it! So very gothic and grown up.

Robyn said...

So pretty~
It's costumey enought for halloween, but you can tell it's not a costume. cool!

I've never seen that movie! D:

Annie said...

watching the rocky horror picture show is the only respectable way to spend halloween. period. love your lipstick!

the iron chic said...

That should be day wear.
I'm toads over Halloween. Staying in. Making brownies. Watching horror movies.

bryana said...

i love your dress!!!
very nice:D

Rhiannon said...

I love that you took the holiday as an excuse to dress glamorous-creepy . . . you'll be so elegant around those sexy pirates/nurses/angels/maids!

lydia said...

lovely dress!

Amy said...

I love grown-up halloween much more than i ever liked halloween as a child. You're not as candy-crazy 'cause you know you can just buy it cheap yourself tomorrow.

Siobhan said...

Chic halloween attire! Wahey!

diane said...

Very bewitching.
Have a ghoulishly good time. :)

WendyB said...

Halloween elegance! Very nice.

Eyeliah said...

Yes,buying candy the first week of November is my new tradition, great look - Halloween or not.

Deua~* said...

you look gorgeous! you completely rock the black lipstick thing btw.
I'm gonna be watching rocky horror as well, followed by the city of the living dead. it's gonna be amazing.

Lori said...

ive been wanting to try it and halloween seems like a good time to try out the black lips.

happy halloween!

Andie said...

awesome! love the dress, you always get the best finds. jealz.
and oooo discounted candy!

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Aoife said...

O em gee, your dress is absolutely beautiful. Thank you for your comment. They do seem a bit over priced, but I wouldn't know cus I work in pounds as opposed to dollars.

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harps said...

you pull off black lipstick with spectacular aplomb my dear

Amelia said...

What a cool dress! You totally rock it.

eliza said...

you look great in that dress!

Anonymous said...

wow the wind is so cool in the first picture! Haunting.
Just wanted to say you're my favourite blogger, love your style and I'm totally 90s obsessed because of your blog!
greetings from Holland

Rebecca, The Clothes Horse said...

You really managed to work an elegant meets edgy look.

LJ said...

what a cool halloween outfit. Over here we dont even celebrate it so i don't get the chance to do anything. I'd think i'd go as audrey hepburn for Breakfast at Tiffany's though. I have the most amazing dress

rani said...

wow you can pull off that lipstick very well, lucky you :D

Dithyramb said...

Love the witchy girl image on the post. Very spooky and sweet.

Fifi said...

I was a corpse bride...I looked somewhat odd, as I live in Australia and Halloween is really American.
Still. I looked disgusting.