Oct 24, 2013

feeling clueless?

So die-hard Halloween fanatics are going to give me grief for this one - and I know it isn't Regan MacNeil or Corpse Bride or anything remotely scary - but if you're looking for a costume you can easily throw together from items that probably exist in your wardrobe, then stick around.

One could also argue that Cher and her crew of poor-little-rich-kids are scary in their own way. You can have lots of fun with this costume if you get into character. Brush-up by watching the movie or scrolling through some of the film's brilliant insight on teenage angst (35 great examples here). 

Do you prefer fashion victim or ensembly challenged?

- Cher

This look is best accessorized with tasteful patent, knee high socks and an over-sized 90s cell phone (you can always find them in the gadgets  section of thrift stores). The ULTIMATE accessory however, is your very own clique. Of course boys can participate too - think over-sized tees and classic bucket hats to fit in with the team. 

So okay, I don’t want to be a traitor to my generation and all but I don’t get how guys dress today. I mean, come on, it looks like they just fell out of bed and put on some baggy pants and take their greasy hair (eww!) and cover it up with a backwards cap and like, we’re expected to swoon? I don’t think so.


But seriously - thrift stores are filled with great pieces like see-through backpacks, chunky t-strap platforms and plaid blazers with shoulder pads (easy fix). Everything else you can find in the back of your mum's closet. Or vice versa. Whatevs. You totally dig what I'm saying. 

Here is your ultimate thrift-store wish list to achieving that Clueless look:

additional inspiration:

xo, Becca

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