Halloween

DIYing your costume this year? Take Back Halloween with 6 fabulous ideas

Call off the search, we’ve found the fabbest costume site of them all. TakeBackHalloween.org is a site that is devoted to helping crafty women create amazing costumes that pay homage to some seriously cool gals. From myths and legends to Hollywood to kick-butt role models, they’ve got a bunch of ideas to choose from, all of which make for good launching points for your imagination, too. Bonus? They’ve sourced the pieces for your costume already. So. Easy. 

 

Here are our faves:

 

 

 

Amaterasu, the Japanese sun goddess

 

 

 

Amelia Earhart, the first woman to fly solo non-stop across the U.S.

 

 

 

 

Hedy Lamarr, a glamazon and inventor in her day

 

 

 

Isis, the Egyptian goddess of magic and motherhood

 

 

 

Josephine Baker, an international superstar and spy for the French Resistance during WWII

 

 

 

Queen Christina of Sweden, who was called the Minerva of the North and often wore men’s clothes because she didn’t like the demure behavior expected of women of her time

 

 

Are you DIYing your costume this year? Tell us about your plans in the comments!

 

 

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BY BRITTANY TAYLOR ON 10/13/2013 12:00:00 AM

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