It’s crunch time. Need a costume but done have much cash? Some of these make work for you.
Buy foil. Make a hat
Buy and bring a bunch of mentos
Buy Smarties. Tape to pants.
Buy Mylar blankets (cheap and handy in an emergency). Tape one around your body.
Wear one color. Write Pantone on a small piece of white poster board. Tape to bottom of shirt or dress
Victim of Higher Education
Still have your old graduation gown? Add that and a lipstick line across your throat.
Wear a fancy dress. Make a ribbon sash with the word APOLOGY or SORRY written on it.
Buy cheap undershirt. Get sharpie. Write ‘Error 404. Costume not found.’
It’s Raining Men
Get pictures of hot, male celebrities. Tape to string. Tape string to umbrella. Add rain boots if available.
Plaid, flannel shirt + paper towels. Don’t have the right print flannel? You’re the knock-off brand.
Blessing in Disguise
Cheap undershirt + Blessing written in Sharpie. Add plastic glasses with fake nose and mustache.
She Sells Seashells
Be a woman. Tape seashells (bagged or not) to the inside of your coat.
Wear semi-formal to cocktail attire. Carry a bunch of roses.
Wear appropriate shirt and strike a pose.
Too much makeup and a product you’re shilling.
Black turtleneck and high waisted jeans.
Dark blue and/or gray outfit. Cut white poster board into a cloud.
All black and cat ears. Cheap eyeliner or washable marker for whiskers if you’re committed.
Cat ears + a cheap white undershirt with the COPY written on it. Tail optional.
Sociopath or demonically possessed
Wear whatever. They look like everyone else.
Do Not Care Bear
Wear all one color. Write meh on a circular piece of poster board. Tape to stomach.
Cheap undershirt with the word ‘COOKIE’ written on it. Boxing gloves.
Catcher in the Rye
Got a baseball or softball mitt? Go buy some rye bread.
Tape sponges to a shirt
Wear all pink. Giggle often.