These are just four of the costumes that were on our short-list this year. Fine art?! Love that! Although I was set on being the Mona Lisa and I am still determined to pull that one off in the future. Downton Abbey was a clear choice, but Matthew and Mary’s (especially Mary’s) wardrobe is hard to come by on a dime or even piece together. Also, Chris wasn’t convinced people would know who we were. The same was true in the case of June Carter and Johnny Cash–we probably couldn’t have pulled it off as good as Reese and Joaquin, especially once I started singing. Because singing would kind of have to go hand in hand with that costume. Frankenstein and his bride were the first costumes we were set on this year, but somehow–the one we ended up on–trumped it all.
Your turn. Have you decided? What were you last year? I noticed I tend to choose costumes that would work easily with my hair color. Which means, I’ll probably never be a traditional Alice in Wonderland, but Hansel and Gretel are fair game.
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Last week, Chris and I had the incredible opportunity to travel to London for work. We were invited by Williams Sonoma and William Morris and Co to preview their newest collaboration and the inspiration behind it. It was my first time in London and although it was a quick trip, they brought us all over […]
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