I must admit I wasn't aware of the impact of halloween until I moved to the states. I never really got dressed up but all my college friends would get excited every time halloween was approaching. I'm guessing to them it was the one night they can go outside themselves and be whoever or whatever they wanted to be. Or maybe it was just another excuse to party...who knows?!! I'm ok with it as long as it's good-safe-fun. However, most of the costumes i've seen have been pretty basic and to be honest a lot of girls wore the same look. I swear i'm so over the naughty cops and poison ivy costumes. It wasn't until I joined the blogging world that i've seen costumes that really blew me away. Khatu from iamkhatu.blogspot.com actually makes her own costumes every year and the craftsmanship is always amazing. I can't decide whether I loved her peacock costume or her rendition of Lady Gaga's meat dress more. You guys should check it out! Now I know not everyone can handle a sewing machine or aren't as creative as Khatu is. Some of us are really not that patient either. I know I definitely lack the sewing machine skills but i'm working on it ;-). Some other bold and creative costumes i've seen were the avatar costumes. I mean I personally wouldn't leave my house just covered in paint but hey if you got it flaunt it. I really don't know what I would dress up as but i'm definitely feeling Lady Gaga and all her braveness. I'm considering these two options from
What about you guys? What are you dressing up as? Let me know, I promise I won't steal your ideas!