I feel like when I moved here, I was so insecure and unsure of myself. The gay community here in Seattle has been so welcoming and encouraging, I owe you gays so much. Without you, I wouldn’t have the confidence to be myself, much less the confidence to start my own business. A few weeksRead more about Election Night[…]
I spent the better part of the day making velvet panels to cover the bald parts of my corset. Anyway, this being Halloween, I finished my work and went out with my friends. Here is my finished Dita von Teese costume: More detailed photos to follow later. Happy Halloween!
I’m almost out of feathers, and almost out of time. Here’s my progress, I’ve got some scrambling to do tomorrow:
Good news! I received 6 more yards of feather trim in the mail today, and the rest of it should be clearing customs as we speak. I spent yesterday running around picking up last minute stuff. I took an old pair of scuffed heels and put peacock colored crystals on the soles. It actually turnedRead more about Halloween Costume Part 7[…]
My feather trim for my Halloween costume still hasn’t arrived, and I think I know why. Check out this dress from the Burberry spring line: And here’s a close up: Those are the exact feathers I’m using in my costume, and I bet the same factory is making theirRead more about Sometimes Having Amazing Taste Doesn’t Pay Off.[…]
Just a quick update for now, I found a gorgeous vintage necklace to go with my Dita Von Teese costume: It goes wonderfully with the feathers, and I do think Dita would approve. Now I am on the hunt for materials for the skirt or bottoms for my costume! Wish me luck!
I received 5 more yards of trim last week, and I’ve been hard at work. As you can see, I have finished the top halves of both sides. I only have one whole yard left over as well as some scraps. I’ll get as far as I can with what I have left, and justRead more about Halloween Costume: Part 5[…]
Last year I wanted to go as Emma Frost from X-men for Halloween. For those of you who aren’t familiar, she’s a pretty amazing character in the comic books, but was kind of dumbed down a bit for the X-men: First Class movie. One of her special powers was the ability to turn into diamond.Read more about Crystal-Studded Bustier, Halloween 2011[…]