Halloween costume ideas: Patti Smith

I'll keep this post short and sweet, hoping the mimicking of this iconic photograph/album cover says it all. Patti Smith is an interesting character I've admired for her work in music and outside of it. Here is my homage to her. Top: thrifted, here's a nice one by American Apparel. Jacket: Uniqlo thrifted.

Halloween costume ideas: Mathilda from Leon the Professional

Today's Halloween costume idea could be a blip on the movie radar for some people - where it not for the fact that this character is played by a young Natalie Portman. Mathilda is the girl Leon, a brutal hitman, takes under his wing in Leon the Professional after her family is murdered. The movie is … Continue reading Halloween costume ideas: Mathilda from Leon the Professional

Halloween costume ideas: black cat

I recently came across this pin that inspired me to dress up as a black cat - this will probably what I wear to work (I love dressing up for Halloween at work, but don't enjoy when I'm the only one who does it!). I didn't want to go out and buy cat ears that … Continue reading Halloween costume ideas: black cat

Halloween costume ideas: La Chilindrina

So, El Chavo del 8 is a very odd show to explain to people that have never seen it before - it was part of a variety show in Mexico that was broadcast all over Latin America in the 70's and 80's and you can frequently catch re-runs here and there. Think of a Saturday … Continue reading Halloween costume ideas: La Chilindrina