05 November 2014

Carrie and Big Costume




As promised, I am posting which last minute Halloween costume I decided to go with.  I decided to go with Carrie Bradshaw from Sex and the City.  I have always loved her character, and to be honest, I really just wanted a reason to buy a tulle skirt! 

The costume was fairly easy.  I purchased a tulle skirt from sears for only $19 on sale.  I made a ribbon belt out of a roll of ribbon purchased from Michaels, and I purchased a $5 tank from H&M.  All the other items I used were things I already had in my closet.  The hardest part was adding mesh under my skirt to give it more volume.  This was a lot harder than I thought, and I wish I would have added more.  Overall I was happy with how the costume came out.  I am sure half of the people had no idea who I was, but at least there were not a million other Carries out there!  I somehow convinced my boyfriend to dress as big by agreeing to let him walk around with a cigar all night.  Hey, you pick your battles, right?


14 comments:

  1. how cute!! great idea! i love it :)
    you are lucky to have a guy to agree to joining you in that costume choice!!

    ~Dana // curly hair & high heels

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  2. This is such a cute and original idea. Plus you look cute, put together, and not trashy and slutty like everyone else on Halloween. If I saw you at a party I would've known in an instant who you were. Seriously so adorable. (:

    http://accordingtokiki123.blogspot.com/

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  3. Omg this is super cute, I love it!

    http://dogmomchic.blogspot.com/

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  4. This is adorable! I love couple Halloween costumes and my boyfriend and I dressed as Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick, I posted about it on my blog too!
    poshprime.com
    ~~Megan~~

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  5. haha such a cute outfit, and love the shoes you got here! you two look amazing together!

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  6. Ah, so cute!! :) What a great idea!
    xo Erin
    www.winkandatwirl.com

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  7. Ok, so I had seen you list Carrie as a possible costume in a previous post of yours and I thought it was such a fantastic idea! So happy you did it! You and your boyfriend look adorable!

    xo, carli
    Puppies and Polka Dots

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    1. Thanks so much, Carli! It was a fun costume to do!

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  8. Love this! SO cute!

    Mel
    http://girlandthepolkadot.blogspot.com/

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  9. Too cute! Kudos for not going that skanky route on halloween. You guys look great, although, you are way prettier than SJP.

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  10. My mouth literally dropped open because you guys look AMAZING! Thank you so much for stopping by my blog! I love yours so I followed you on Bloglovin! xo

    Michaela || The Monogrammed Midwesterner

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  11. Just catching up on my blog reading, and this turned out so great! You look adorable!

    xoxo
    Kat

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  12. What a cute costume! I think it turned out perfectly!

    Tif @ Bright on a Budget
    www.brightonabudget.com

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