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Food Themed Halloween Costumes

SaraAshley Oct 11, 2013 10:41 AM

So, I've been seeing a lot Halloween threads lately, and inspired by my own Halloween costumes both last year and this year, I decided to start a thread on food themed Halloween costumes.

Have you ever dressed up in a food themed Halloween costume? Please share! If not, what are some of your favorites that you have seen?

Last year I went as a lime wedge for a tequila shot. I had a sequined dress that was designed to look like a lime wedge. I then carried around a big bottle of Jose Cuervo, wore a light up plastic shot glass around my neck, and voila! That's right everyone......my Halloween costumes are nothing if not classy!

This year I will be doing a wine theme, with the base of my costume being grapes. It's a 2 piece outfit with lots of straps on the arms and around the thighs to look like vines, and then the top and bottom both have grape like appliques on them. I will embellish with wine things, but I haven't decided exactly what all I am going to do yet.

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    4X4 RE: SaraAshley Oct 11, 2013 11:08 AM

    The wine costume sounds great. Watch out for guys dressed as corkscrews. ;)

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      Bkeats RE: SaraAshley Oct 11, 2013 11:30 AM

      Lime wedge for tequila, wine. No wonder guys keep buying you drinks. LOL

      Back to the topic, I haven't worn food related costumes, but a buddy of mine had a hotdog suit he wore a few years back. A friend of my son once went as a bucket of KFC chicken. His parents are artists and made it. Stunning in its verisimilitude. Have a picture of it somewhere. Need to find it.

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        SaraAshley RE: Bkeats Oct 11, 2013 11:43 AM

        Yeah, these 2 similar themed costumes 2 years in a row were not done on purpose, trust me. I did the lime wedge last year, and then this year I was browsing costumes and I just kind of fell in love with the grapes costume, so here we are again!

        The KFC bucket sounds like fun. Please do post a picture when you find one!

      2. alliegator RE: SaraAshley Oct 11, 2013 11:52 AM

        Whatever year Lady Gaga did the meat dress thing, I saw a listing on ebay by a woman making replicas, so I did that. It was really neat, she use a brownish red fabric and did the fat marbling in white glitter paint.
        I've got to find a picture!

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          SaraAshley RE: alliegator Oct 11, 2013 01:30 PM

          That does sound awesome! I would love to see a pic of yours, as well if you can find one!

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          INDIANRIVERFL RE: SaraAshley Oct 11, 2013 01:51 PM

          There was the couple that came as a Mounds bar and an Almond Joy. Think about it. One has nuts and the other doesn't.

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            SaraAshley RE: INDIANRIVERFL Oct 11, 2013 03:56 PM

            Hehe!

          2. boogiebaby RE: SaraAshley Oct 11, 2013 03:57 PM

            Not that I would wear them, but I've seen people go as a bunch of grapes, using green or purple balloons pinned to a matching sweat suit.

            Bag of gumballs: A big clear trash bag with clear bags stuff at the bottom to "fluff" it out, and then colored balloons inside. Or use the small oblong balloons for jellybeans.

            I had a coworker once who came to work dressed as a bottle of VitaminWater. she found the costume online somewhere. It was great!

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              plaidbowtie RE: SaraAshley Oct 11, 2013 11:49 PM

              Last year, 3 of us went as mirepoix. I was the celery.

              1. paulj RE: SaraAshley Oct 25, 2013 07:00 PM

                http://christopherkimball.wordpress.c...
                ATK costumes

                1. Bill Hunt RE: SaraAshley Oct 25, 2013 07:58 PM

                  Well, I had big plans for going as Carlos Danger, with a cell phone in hand. However, we found out that we would be flying back from London, on Halloween night, so I dropped the costume, but others are welcome to pick it up, and adopt it, as they see fit.

                  Hunt

                  1. greygarious RE: SaraAshley Oct 26, 2013 05:54 PM

                    Someone I know dressed her son as spaghetti and meatballs. Oversize red sweatshirt that hung below his knees, with red pompom meatballs sewn over it, and cotton ball parmesan. A string mop as a spaghetti wig, topped with an upside-down colander hat.

                    Also heard of wearing a brown trash bag stuffed with crumpled newspaper and tied at the neck, along with dark sunglasses and a white stick cane: a blind date.

                    1. BobB RE: SaraAshley Oct 29, 2013 12:06 PM

                      I went as a six-foot tall bottle of wine one year, and my wife was a corkscrew.

                       
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                        SaraAshley RE: BobB Oct 29, 2013 12:12 PM

                        Very nice! I wore my "wine girl" costume for the first time this past weekend. And while I didn't win any prizes with it, I thought it worked out well.

                      2. jrvedivici RE: SaraAshley Oct 29, 2013 12:50 PM

                        The most original I have witnessed was someone who dressed up as an avocado, complete with a removable rear which exposed the "pit".

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                          Michelle RE: SaraAshley Oct 30, 2013 01:04 PM

                          A cute costume idea that I saw last year - a person was wearing an egg costume and devil horns, they were a deviled egg!

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                            4X4 RE: SaraAshley Oct 30, 2013 01:09 PM

                            One I've heard of but haven't seen is a guy dressed as a chewed up piece of gum, with a little chair stuck to his head.

                            1. greygarious RE: SaraAshley Nov 1, 2013 03:14 PM

                              On TV, a guy in with single-serve cereal boxes attached all over his shirt, punctured with plastic knives sticking out, and fake bloodstains: Cereal Killer.

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                                SaraAshley RE: greygarious Nov 1, 2013 03:16 PM

                                One of my coworkers did the same thing for her costume at our work Halloween party yesterday.

                              2. 512window RE: SaraAshley Nov 1, 2013 04:58 PM

                                I had to make costumes for my kids to be in a play once: he was a salt shaker and she was a plate.

                                I don't know why she couldn't be the pepper shaker, especially since I ended up making that costume too.

                                1. sunshine842 RE: SaraAshley Nov 1, 2013 07:18 PM

                                  during a pregnancy, I dressed up as an oven -- glowing red coils along the top, with a drop-down door (complete with a light!) showing the bun in the oven. Made from collapsible sun screens that you put in your car windows.

                                  Hubby dressed up as a baker, natch.

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