How do you plan on Franken-styling it up this October 31st? Do you get caught by the curse of the cookie cutter costume in a bag, or do you bring in a team of designers to handcraft a close to perfect clone of your favorite musician?
With a few tricks up our sleeves, Halloween sure can be a treat for your wardrobe! If you’ve been a ModLife fan for some time, you might recall last year’s Modster Mash, featuring looks from the likes of Audrey Hepburn, a First Lady, a Flapper, Amelia Earhardt, and Max Fischer from Rushmore. This year, we’ve upped the ante to prove that you don’t have to waste your money on an overpriced disposable costume, simply create a character from your existing mod closet!
A few headliners of this year’s Styletacular are Marne as Lady Gaga and Aire as Coco Chanel.
Marne as Lady Gaga
You don’t have to be dirty rich to create a costume everyone will go ga ga over, just throw together a crazy ensemble that shows off your shape, and the boys boys boys won’t be able to take their eyes off of you! “Lady Gaga is my favorite celeb right now simply because of her wicked style and great voice. She’s not afraid to get people talking and take huge fashion risks. This is why I insisted Vasil help turn me into Miss Gaga for Halloween!”
Marne is wearing: To No A-Veil Headband, Sparkle in the City Necklace, Junebug Sunglasses, Rocket Jacket, Cartwheel Bodysuit, Swashbuckling Belt, Unicorn Princess Heels in Pewter, Girly Girl Gloves in Black, The Chesire Clutch!
Aire as Coco Chanel:
“I would like to add that it was an honor to portray Miss Coco Chanel.”
These are just two of our ten looks total, all created from ModCloth items! Want to see the rest?
Hannah as Wonder Woman:
“I’ve always loved dressing up like superheroes. Always had a romance with the classic comic aesthetic. Since I can’t really affect a Lichtenstein-like look, and will probably never be able to fly, develop x-ray vision, or amass superhuman strength, I must resort to other means capturing a comic appearance. The minute I saw this dress, it screamed ‘Marvel-ous’ to me. It oozed Wonder Woman out the seams, and I couldn’t wait to harness its extraordinary powers of awesome.”
Sari as Log Lady:
Log lady, the character from television series, Twin Peaks, is a perfect choice for an eerie off-the-wall Halloween costume. She seems to “share a psychic connection” with the log that she carries by her side at all times. While we do have a great alternative to carrying around a giant piece of lumber, it has yet to be determined whether you can actually receive psychic messages from our We Wood Craft 4 U Kit.
Danielle as Orphan Annie:
It’s a ModCloth life for Danielle who chose to dress as an Annie look-a-like for our Styletacular. You can score this Warbuck style with your own mod wardrobe, a curly red head of hair, and your own gee whiskers puppy by your side!
Julie as Edie Sedgwick:
Dressed in the same Pure Mod-ness Dress as Orphan Annie, you can see how easily the same item can be transformed multiple ways! “As the factory girl herself, I thought it may be difficult to distinguish who I was dressed up as, since Edie’s style was quite – stylish! Hopefully carrying around my ‘Philosophy of Andy Warhol’ book gives it away!”
Paulette as Cyndi Lauper:
If you just wanna have fun when you dress up for Halloween, then why not transform yourself into the girl who started it all?
Michelle as Disco Diva:
It looks like Michelle has caught a strain of the Saturday Night Fever for an outing to Studio 54, in her Bianca Jagger inspired outfit! She should be careful though, looking so seventies fab, it might soon be ‘raining men’!
Turi as Joni Mitchell:
Sitting on a big yellow ottoman, Turi’s outfit was inspired by a resemblance to the folk singer, whose picture can be seen here: Joni Mitchell
Susan as Gwen Stefani:
In my opinion, anyone who dresses up as Gwen for an occasion is guaranteed to look anything but ‘tragic’! A style icon, as well as a musician who has stayed fresh with the times, if you want to take a sweet escape from the mummies and goblins of the holiday, dress yourself in “Don’t Speak” attire or as a “Rich Girl” and you’ll have a much more exciting costume than just a ghoul!
What do you think of our Mod Styletacular? It was definitely a ModOffice smash, and we hope you are able to come up with some ideas inspired by ours! Can you see any of our other items as potential building blocks for your Halloween costume?