DIY Costumes at The Garment District – part 8!

Today’s installment of “Build Your Own Costumes” at The Garment District includes: Elliott from E.T., an Elvgren sailor pin-up girl, Mike Score from A Flock of Seagulls, Madeline, Waldo, Sandy from Grease, and the Morton Salt Girl!

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Elliott costume

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For our Elliott costume, we used:

  • Hoodie: deadstock Tultex, from our 1980’s/1990’s department
  • Jeans: Levi’s, from our Men’s Contemporary department
  • Sneakers: Adidas, from our Used Shoe department
  • E.T.’s blanket: from the Linens section of our Used Accessories department
  • We drew E.T. on a cardboard box, and added a book light for his finger!

 

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Elvgren Girl costume

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For our Elvgren Girl costume, we used:

  • Top: T. Bar, from our Used Costume department
  • Skirt: Fred Perry, from our Women’s Designer department
  • Hat: Jacobson Hat Company, from our New Costume Accessories department
  • Stockings: Leg Avenue, from our New Accessories department
  • Garter Belt: Leg Avenue, from our New Costume department
  • Shoes: Mossimo, from our Used Shoe department

 

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Mike Score costume (lead singer for A Flock of Seagulls)

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For our Mike Score costume, we used:

  • Suit: J. Todd, from our 1980’s/1990’s department
  • Shirt: no label, from our 1980’s/1990’s department
  • Bolo Tie: no label, from our Used Accessories department
  • Shoes: Harley Davidson, from our Used Shoe department
  • Hair “wings:” made from a Rubies Glamour wig from our New Costume Accessories department

 

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Madeline Costume

(Inspiration image source)

For our Madeline costume, we used:

 

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Waldo Costume

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For our Waldo costume, we used:

  • Shirt: no label, from our Used Costume department
  • Hat: Elope, from our New Costume Accessories department
  • Glasses: Elope, from our New Accessories department

 

sandy

Sandy Costume

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For our Sandy costume, we used:

  • Leather Jacket: Alice & Olivia, from our Women’s Contemporary department
  • Leggings: American Apparel, from our Women’s Contemporary department
  • Shirt: Barami, from our Women’s Contemporary department
  • Belt: no label, from our Used Accessories department
  • Boots: Mudd, from our Used Shoe department
  • Fake Cigarette: Forum, from our New Costume Accessories department
  • Wig: Lacey Southern Belle, from Boston Costume

 

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Morton Salt Girl costume

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For our Morton Salt Girl costume, we used:

  • Dress: H&M, from our Women’s Contemporary department
  • Stockings: Leg Avenue, from our New Accessories department
  • Shoes: Sperry Top-Sider, from our Shoe department
  • Wig: Franco Sassy, from Boston Costume
  • Umbrella: no label, from our New Accessories department

 

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