Good news! You and I can purchase and enjoy Tru Blood, the synthetic blood drink. Buy a four-pack! Or, try on Sookie’s waitress garb and join the motly Merlotte’s crew. Next season of True Blood is set to premiere June 2012 on HBO.
Alright all you crafty peeps, here’s a chance to show off that freakin’ awesome costume you’ve been working on! Visit: lookbook.nu/contest/31-Show-Us-Your-DIY-Halloween-Costume for more details and to see some of the competition. Oh and there’s some sweet prizes too! Cheers!
One of the most epic albums to come out this year, Born This Way by Lady Gaga, not only carried a heavy and relevant message for culture at large, but also was triumph of art and styling that will inspire all kinds of future artsy projects. Here is a pretty spectacular video breakdown of the skull makeup used in the title track music video.
Mariah kinda half-assed the cookie bit in our opinion. Why not be the cookie? She obviously had to go all “sexy” and opted to glue shellacked cookies all over her pasty corset. If Nick really wanted to match, he’d glue little milk cartons all over his body and dispense free milk at groin level. We’re jus’ sayin’.
Here’s a fine pair! Fergie, while sexualizing a wholesome institution for young American girls, also loses points because she’s wearing gloves and a tiara. It’s just confusing. On the other hand, Sookie wears her tiara quite well as the Pickle Queen (???). I guess we just want to know who she paid to make that pickle chip dress and how much that giant dirty pickle weighs atop her sceptor. And does she smell like pickles? We like to think she does.
Take your doll costume to the next level!
For those who want to flit around on the 31st, you can do it for less and how you like it. Here’s a great tutorial for DIY fairy wings! Get creative you adorable creatures!
This iconic Bowie look was created by Pierre La Roche, who was Bowie’s personal makeup artist in the 70′s and also is famous for the makeup in Rocky Horror Picture Show. Most of the supplies for this look can be found here at Manic Panic.