DIY Costumes From Your Closet

Hey y’all, the spookiest time of the year is upon us, and if you’re trying to be frugal and put money into your savings rather than a new Halloween costume, I got you covered. There are several costume ideas you can use, all with items already in your closet!

  • Cowboy/cowgirl. Obviously, as long as you have a plaid shirt, jeans or cutoffs, and a pair of boots, you are good to go. The hat is optional.
  • Baby One More Time Britney. Grab a plaid skirt, button down white shirt, and put your hair in some braided pigtails, and add a grey sweater, boom, it’s Britney, b*tch.
  • A fanatic. Don all of your favorite team’s sportswear that you own. Wave that giant foam finger proudly as you walk around with your face painted, dressed head to toe in the team colors.
  • Cheerleader. Certain tennis skirts look just like a cheerleader skirt. Pair with some tennis shoes, a team shirt, and get some pom poms from the dollar store. Go team!
  • Dracula. No cape needed, wear dress slacks, a white button down, and use a red scarf to tie around your waist if you don’t happen to have a red cummerbund. Add some face paint, and you are ready to suck some blood.
  • Princess. If you’ve saved your prom ballgown, now is the time to break it out again. Add a sparkly tiara from the dollar store, and do your hair and makeup all pretty, and you are ready Your Highness.
  • Audrey Hepburn. Grab that strapless LBD, a string of pearls, black heels, a tiara, and black sunglasses, and you are good to go.
  • PLL. This one is great if you have a group of friends, don all black dresses, do your hair and makeup, and make sure to bring along a note from A.
  • Mime or Robber. A black and white striped shirt and a dark pair of jeans, all you need now is a face mask, or face paint.
  • Sandy. Wear some black faux leather leggings or a pair of tight black pants, a red belt, and an off the shoulder black shirt or crop top. Don’t forget the red lipstick, stud.
  • Belle. If you have a yellow dress in your closet, curl your hair, put it half up, wear the dress, and carry a rose.
  • Powder Puff Girl. Depending on the dress color in your closet, you can easily become Blossom, Bubbles, or Buttercup with a dress, white knee socks, and black shoes.
  • Frat guy. Put on some bright colored shorts, a long sleeve button down, tucked in, wear your sunglasses around your neck, and don’t forget that red solo cup.
  • Kim Possible. What’s the sitch? Save the world in a black long sleeve crop top, green jeans or cargo pants, a brown belt, black gloves, and black sneakers.
  • Elle Woods. Conquer law school in a pink dress, with a pink bag featuring Bruiser, and some amazing heels.

Hopefully one of these costume ideas will help get you out of that last-minute panic, and help you rock Halloween! The DIY costumes from your closet are easy, and you should have everything you need. Happy Halloween!


Boots Galore

Hello everyone!
The topic for this week is boots! This fall weather has inspired me to think of all the different ways to wear boots. There are so many opportunities to wear boots, even if it isn’t really cold outside. Being a Florida girl, I have mastered all of the cute, stylish ways to wear boots without breaking a sweat! Which is hard to do in Florida, even in winter. One of the great things about boots is that they can be worn with just about anything, and there are tons of different styles of boots to match any outfit. First, we will start with ankle boots. Ankle boots are great with jeans, jeggings, and shorts. They look amazing with shorts, just the right amount of tough to go with something sweet and girly. Cowboy boots are especially good with shorts for any kind of country event, be it a concert of just going out with friends for a bonfire. Those go great with denim shorts and make for an adorable outfit. Another style of boot is the boot that hits mid calf. These are great with jeans or any kind of legging or jegging, and dresses. Those boots are a perfect way to make a summer sundress a part of a winter outfit. Add a jacket over the dress to stay warm and keep the outfit nice and wintery. Now, a very popular boot is the combat boot. These boots are amazing in that there are so many outfit options they can go with. Combat boots with shorts look amazing, and are perfect for a pre-fall outfit, before it gets too cold. Then, once fall officially hits, they are perfect with jeans and a t-shirt to toughen up your look. Add a leather jacket and you are set! Combat boots also toughen up a girly skirt, and add just enough power to an outfit. Finally, knee-length boots. These are perfect for with a cute blouse and jeans. They help add length to your leg, so if you’re a shorty (like me), you’ll definitely want to wear some of these! Finally, within those types of boots, some are flat and some have heels. Boots with heels are perfect for dressing up any winter outfit. Going on a hot date? Buying a Christmas tree? Boots with heels are perfect for those occasions! Flat boots can go with anything, of course, and truly add to any outfit. Now, go out and find yourself the perfect pair of boots, and get out on the street showing off your style!

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