Saturday, November 6, 2010

Iiiit's time. Time for the ubiquitous Halloween post. And only a week late.

I struggled for 2 weeks to decide what to wear.
I had many good ideas, and multiple trips to various thrift/consignment stores.
I googled Audrey, Edie, Cleopatra, gypsies, Powerpuff girls, Jackie O, Carrie Bradshaw, Rachel Zoe, Annie Hall, Daisy from the Great Gatsby, Marie Antionnette, Juliet, Penny Lane, hippies...all in all, nothing very creative.

I didn't want to be...um, how do I put this delicately...provocative, but I did want to look cute. It's not everyday you get to dress up.
(Side note: sometimes I wish that people dressed up all the time like they used to back in the day. They were so much fancier. They dressed up to go to the movies, church, everywhere. Even lounging at home they looked cute, or so the movies tell me. Now I feel like we only even barely dress up for weddings.)
Also, I didn't want to spend a lot of money. That complicated things.

Finally, come Saturday night, it's party time and I have not decided. I look through my closet.

I end up being a hippie. (and sort of Penny Lane too)
I just had everything for it. Not only did I have everything for it, I had so many hippie-esque options I had a really hard time deciding which to choose. The lesson we learn here is that hippie is basically an extension of who I am and how I dress anyway (most of the time) so it was pretty easy and totally fun.

I told myself right away that I wouldn't use the totally expected and slightly cheesy peace sign in my pictures though.

And then...



What the hecks? Before I knew what was happening, I was looking at a peace sign photo. Twice.





Here we have the oddest little group you ever did see: A bumblebee, Edward Cullen, and a hippie.



This is how ridiculous Taco Bell was in the wee hours of the morning. We waited in line forever to order our food.



And then we waited in line again to GET our food.



This was all the paraphernalia I took off at the end of the night. Holy wow.

So...what were YOU?

5 comments:

Abby said...

Hahaahaaa! Thanks for posting! I laughed a lot while reading it. I was waiting desperately for your halloween post even though I already knew what you were and already saw some pics! Anyhow, too funny. My question is why you were at taco bell at 3 am? Peace.

Enchanted Gardens said...

Haha, I also always end up dressing for Halloween in something i put toghether in 5 minutes, compromising. But you looked great! And yeah, that peace sing just pops up in photos, right? :D
xxx

Marz said...

I loved reading all the different ideas you googled and I'm glad you decided to be a hippie because you are an adorable and perfect one! :) LOVE your hair!!! Taco Bell is never better than it is at 3 AM after a good fun night out :) I'm sure it was well worth that ridiculous wait! ha Glad you had a fun Halloween :)

Indiana Jones said...

I love the hippie outfit = ] I ended up not dressing up at all, unfortunately! I would have been Ginny Weasely though, if I had gone to a party

KcomeKarolina said...

love this hippie costume!
i just bumped into your blog! love it!

xoxo from rome
K.
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