Monthly Archives: January 2011

Costumes from Idiotarod Race in Brooklyn

Yesterday, Brooklyn held their annual Idiotarod race, in which groups of people in costumes tied themselves to grocery shopping carts and raced through the streets. What a fun and crazy thing to do!

Gothamist posted a gallery of the costumes, so be sure to check it out.

[via Gothamist]

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Fancy Anatomical Gown

Wow, check out this anatomical gown. Quite gorgeous and detailed, I am impressed!

[via BoingBoing]

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King of the Jungle

Raawrrrrr! Cutest lion ever!

And here’s a bonus lion costume. Hope everyone is having a good Monday!

[via Reddit]

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Sneak Peek at New Halloween Costumes

Check out this adorable little girl in a Thor costume! She means business.

Costume Craze has been busy releasing new costumes for this year. They have a new line of female Thor costumes for girls and women, along with Loki and Sif from the upcoming Thor movie. Fun stuff!

Click Here to view all the new Thor costumes.


And here are the new Tron costumes! Click Here to view them all.


These sexy Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles look familiar. I think this year they’ve been updated with new colors.

Click Here to view them all!

[via Costume Craze]

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Sound of Music Dress

Are you a fan of The Sound of Music? If so, you’ll probably start singing when you see this dress.

The dress is based on the one worn by Liesl when she sings “Sixteen Going on Seventeen.” Looks great!

Thanks to Edelweiss Patterns for sending in the photos. They sell patterns and accessories for costumes inspired by the Sound of Music.

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Colorful Satin-Lined “Dream Coat”

Wow, check out this colorful “dream coat,” you almost need sunglasses just to look at it!

Definitely a bright way to stay warm this winter. These coats are custom made by Enlightened Platypus on Etsy. This particular coat is priced at $488.00, but it’s already been sold.

Pretty amazing to look at — the crazy long hood is awesome!

All my Dream Coats utilize upcycled materials, mainly warm and cozy pre-loved sweaters. I scour the thrift shops looking for unique and snuggly sweaters, which I then carefully cut apart and cobble back together into my free-spirited creations.

Each coat is a work of art, and each one is unique. I never use a pattern, so these exclusive designs flow from my crazy bohemian mind straight into the stitches! My background is in dress-making and quilting, so I can combine the best of both worlds to come up with funky fae-inspired patchwork designs with a professional seamstress’s touch.

[via Enlightened Platypus]

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Dog Scared of His Own Costume

Yes, I’m a sucker for dogs in costumes.

This video cracked me up — watch as Winston the French Bulldog barks in the mirror at his lobster costume. Poor puppy! He tried to be brave but it looks like the lobster is just too scary. 🙂

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Edwardian Goldfish Helmet

Check out the goldfish swimming in this guy’s helmet!

This footage is from the recent San Francisco Edwardian Ball, which is a big ol’ steampunky goth party. Doesn’t that sound fun?

Watching this guy walk with goldfish swimming around his head is so surreal. I wonder how he made this?

[via BoingBoing]

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