P.S. Where's Waldo?

Cruella de Vil – if she doesn’t scare you, no evil thing will! The second worst Disney villain (the ultimate worst is Scar, obviously) and I chose to be her for halloween this year! Mostly because Malachi makes an adorable dalmatian puppy, and talk about a good pairing for costumes!

Plus when I was looking through Jirka Väätäinen‘s “Real Life Disney Villains” gallery last year, I couldn’t help but notice Cruella and I shared that same half-smile trait.

Here’s how I put together the costume:

  1. LBD (Little Black Dress!) – I actually had this on hand because I wore it to Marshal’s ordination this past summer! I got mine from Maurices a couple years ago.
  2. Sheer black tights that I’ve owned for years
  3. Red heels, which I also wore to Marshal’s ordination. Mine are from Target.
  4. Red opera gloves from Amazon
  5. This wig from Amazon
  6. Faux fur coat from Light In the Box, it was the cheapest one I could find online – and it turned out perfect!
  7. And the finishing touch would definitely be the lipstick. I don’t have red lipstick so I went with the darkest I own, but true Cruella should probably have RED lipstick!

Bonus points: Halloween can be a cold time of year in Wisconsin! So wearing a costume that includes a coat is a great idea!

Marshal was "Where’s Waldo" this year, and the girls were unicorns. Next year I will see if the girls are willing to do an entire family coordinating costumes! The girls are not into dressing up a ton, they like to do their own thing which is fine by me!

Hope you have a happy and safe halloween!