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Playing Dress Up - Costume Style

October is here and with that comes cool, crisp nights, leaves in stunning reds, oranges, and yellows that only nature can produce, candy corn and harvest mix in abundance, and halloween party planning in full swing. This will by my 5th Annual Halloween Party (#TajHalloween on Instagram to see more). I love a good theme party. Add costumes and fun food and I’m in. Past themes have included Masks, Death, and Fairy Tales. This years theme is TV Characters. It’s a wide category and open to interpretation. Do movies count? if they’ve been shown on TV, yes! What about News and Talk shows? Yes ( grab your gang and come as the Today Show cast). I like to keep it broad to see how creative my friends can get. And let me tell, there have been some STELLAR costumes.

I’m going to post a costume idea each day - no particular theme, just fun ideas that you can create at home. Join me as we play dress up this month! Let’s start with Holly from Breakfast at Tiffany’s . This isn’t the typical little black dress or sleep shirt and sleep mask costume. This one is from the scene in the five and dime store where Holly and Paul steal masks.