“fashion” at a hallween store

I’m using the term fashion pretty loosely here.   The kid wanted to check out one of those pop up Halloween stores over the weekend so we went to Halloween Spirit.  While he went off to check out zombie masks and pirate stuff I wandered through to drink it alllll in, and made a few unique finds.

1.  Shoes

These aren’t Manolos, but some of the larger Halloween stores have a pretty unique selection of shoes.   If you’re looking for a one of a kind pair (navy boots with gold trim) they may have what you’re looking for.

2.  Jewelry

Because Target doesn’t carry Peg Bundy gauged pearls, the Halloween stores cater to just about every look you could possibly imagine.  From dominatrix to 50’s housewife.

3.  Angry Birds attire

In case anyone has a burning desire to sport their favorite time killing app, just an FYI.

4. Superman Socks with capes

Need I say more?  SUPERMAN KNEESOCKS WITH CAPES…adorable (especially for runners.)   They also had batman kneesocks with capes.

5.  Legwarmers

Yes, it’s part of a sexy monster costume, but if you’ve been looking to complete some sort of updated Flashdancer look I’ve found your legwarmers.   They do look cozy.

6.  Sunglasses

Because your sunglasses aren’t badass enough without a ‘stache.

So there you have it.  A little taste of fashion from the Halloween store.   Of course there’s TONS of awesome Halloween stuff.  I’ll admit this costume made me pause:

Sexy Chucky?  Really?    Made me laugh, and I got totally sucked in by their displays:

Ghost Girl Display (complete with dead flamingo)

Exorcist Display

Happy ridiculously early Halloween!

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glitzerland

VMA.  DNC.  FNO.    Thursday was a night of acronym’s.  I watched two of them and actively participated in one of them.   FNO, aka Fashion Night Out.    Score, an excuse to wear fun dresses:

Didn’t end up wearing either of them, but hey, still fun.

I had an event at a mall and ended up being set up right next to this, ahhhhh glitzerland:

So many fabulous over the top sparkly things.   I knew I couldn’t resist.   I had to at least try a few things on:

Doesn’t every girl need a giant bejeweled sunflower necklace?  I mean it’d go perfect with a t-shirt and jeans, right?

I did decide to jump on the tangerine tango bandwagon with this cute little necklace, and because I can’t resist green with sparkle I grabbed this fab necklace as well:

A tiny boost to the economy and a little extra sparkle.   Win win!

the first ring i don’t want

I love a good ring, but I want nothing to do with this one.   Say hello to the anti-cheating ring from The Cheeky:

This ring doesn’t have any sparkle, but it does leave a pretty obvious imprint on the wearer’s hand to prevent cheating:

For a mere $550 you can get peace of mind that the cheater in your life won’t get very far with imprints on their ring finger that they’re married.

Maybe this will have an impact on those ever soaring divorce rates?   While I have no need for an anti cheating ring, if one had the ability to create ANY message inside the ring, this could be an awesome revenge tactic.   Imagine giving this to a frenemy with the word DOUCHEBAG inside?

Alright, alright.  Instead of focusing on the negative, how about some fabulous & positive Etsy loves as of late?


i’ve been distracted

So the lovely Krystal inspired me to update my little blog.  I love my corner of the web but I’ve just been distracted with work, family stuff, feeling chubby and scruffy.   So here’s what’s up.

I can explain the chubby part.  Snacks.  I really try hard to stay away from sweets but when I fail I fail hard.  I tried a bite of a Cadbury Cream Egg BAR that someone sent to the station.  Yes, a whole bar o’Cadbury Egg, that’s how they roll in the UK.   I’m pretty sure this bite sized piece had about 2,000 calories, and totally not vegan.   It was amazing.

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When the circus came through we checked it out from the nosebleed section at the TU.  Seriously if you ever want the best seat in the house, go upper level, it was awesome.

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I celebrated my birthday, so lucky!

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I discovered a crazy, yet functional moss purse.   The ultimate spring accessory. 20120518-232803.jpg

Of course I sparkled more stuff. Here’s some color blocked frames

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Made some delicious vegan meals.   Arugula, squash and mushrooms.   Awesome!

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Made a quick trip to the city.   Managed to find the beauty in cabs.

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Bought a rock bracelet, made me feel like Shera, Princess of Power.

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Discovered a delicious vegan snack.  Housed this

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Fit into an 8 year old t-shirt.  No really, that’s amazing that it still fits.  My metabolism was on warp speed 8 years ago.

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Enjoyed Mother’s Day with the cutest cake ever (I only had a taste.)

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Discovered some radio audio gems in my desk.  FLY92 from the early 90’s.  Listen here.

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Discovered my new favorite beer (and I hate beer) Shipyard Applehead (apple beer!!!_

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Frightened a Starbucks drive-thru peep with this crazy ass knot I got stuck in my hair while trying to rearrange my ponytail.   I know, I know, I shouldn’t be a lazy drive-thru user.

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Fell more in love with my orange mani.   Tangerine Tango may be my favorite color of the year yet!!

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Became more obsessed with this song.   Watch the video.  Love love love it.

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Rocked my 7th grade basketball jersey during dropoff.   I’m too sexy for real grown up clothes before 9:30am.

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Aand re-embarked on the summer spray tan.  The foot positions always remind me of a dance chart, now you’ll think of it to the next time you’re nekkid in a Mystic booth.

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