How I did Halloween: Audrey Hepburn, Breakfast at Tiffany's

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Every year, the Student Bar Association puts on a Halloween party for the law school called the Freakers Ball (more on this later). Since, its a Halloween party, costumes are required. Generally, I am not a huge fan of Halloween, I only dressed up because, well, if I didn't then my social calendar for the 5 days before and after October 31 would have been really depressing.  Last year, Sponge and I came up with super amazing costumes...we went as toddlers and tiaras. 

Halloween 2012

I wasn't really sure how I was going to top that, plus being on a strict budget I needed something that I could pretty much pull together from my closet. Enter Audrey Hepburn from Breakfast at Tiffany's. 

This was the final product! (Don't worry there will be lots more photos when I post about Freakers!
Step 1: Find the perfect LBD. The great thing about Audrey is her style is so classic, you can pull off the look with pretty much any dress that has a higher neckline .

I had this dress from LOFT, and it worked perfectly!
Step 2: Accessorize! Class Audrey needs pearls, blingy earrings, long black gloves, a tiara, a cigarette holder and of course the big black sunnies. For the sunglasses, I used my knock off Prada Baroque glasses that I posted about here. They worked so well. For the pearls, I wore two strands of my grandmother's pearls. Really, any multiple strand pearl necklace would work perfectly. For example this double strand at Charming Charlie's is great, and only $18! Next, blingy earrings, and tiara- unfortunately, I didn't have these things on hand, but I was able to find them for cheap on amazon!  

So sparkly!
Technically, its not a tiara but it worked perfectly! Purchased here!
Finally, long black gloves and a cigarette holder. You can find these either on amazon or at any party or costume store!

For hair and makeup, I followed this tutorial:

Stay tuned for more on Freakers Ball! What is your costume plan?!
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