Same Attire Every Year?

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MegsLegs
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Re: Same Attire Every Year?

Postby MegsLegs » Wed Jan 30, 2013 10:38 am

I'm limited to the 50 lbs I can fly with (wardrobe and what gear I don't store/intend to buy in Reno), every new thing I find through the year means taking something out. It's tragic. The more mix-and-match a piece can be, the longer it'll stay through multiple suitcase repackings.

I try to get a few burns out of anything glamorous before pieces get donated to a costume camp to be reborn. Coats usually go the same way- though I'm sure I'll run into one that I want to hang onto eventually.

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Re: Same Attire Every Year?

Postby Aurelia » Wed Jan 30, 2013 10:49 am

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Re: Same Attire Every Year?

Postby Simon of the Playa » Mon Feb 18, 2013 1:19 pm

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Re: Same Attire Every Year?

Postby robbidobbs » Wed Mar 13, 2013 1:06 pm

I've been wearing the same ensemble since 2003: cotton muslin pajama pants with deep pockets, cotton t-shirt, apron and 2.5 yards of unbleached cotton muslin. I work 12 hour days regardless of weather conditions, so this has served me well.
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Re: Same Attire Every Year?

Postby tink08 » Sun Mar 24, 2013 12:15 am

Pretty much all the night costumes I have made myself are always on the list (skirt made out of pool tubing, black shirt infused with blinky lights, skirt with flowers hot glued on) but day ware is mainly loud silk-like shirts and long light skirts and are updated year after year
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Re: Same Attire Every Year?

Postby psychoalpha » Fri Mar 29, 2013 10:06 am

Care Bear onesie
My tutu collection
A blue faux fur jacket that was gifted to me!

I think a better question is: are there items that you take every year but never seem to wear? I always bring two tubs of costumes and only end up wearing 3/4 of one.

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Re: Same Attire Every Year?

Postby AntiM » Sat Mar 30, 2013 4:03 am

Ah, but it is so good to have options!
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