Rah rah ah ah ah ro-ma ro-ma-ma Gaga ooh la la…
Ruckus is being a creepy black cat for Halloween. She’s already winning. (BTW- I use a camera with a timer on a tripod. She’s not starting at anyone but the camera. SHE KNOWS!!)
Lady Gaga! This costume is fun. You can be as crazy or as “normal” as you want. You can chose to make a crazy hat, or make a simple one. You can also decide if you want to wear a nude shirt under the lace (like I did), or if you’re just going to wear the lace shirt.
This is the Gaga look that inspired me, along with Santana from Glee’s Gaga episode last year. You’ll notice that I chose to not make a mask. I’m not really a mask person, but if you chose to make one, get a black eye mask (from a craft store) and cover it in lace. Or, you can go the Glee route and draw on fake lace (if you’re good at facepainting.)
Long sleeve lace shirt with ruched shoulders
Floral lace tights
DIY loop hat (DIY below)
Crap tons of makeup
Rolled up socks or thick shoulder pads
My look (yes, I already owned everything minus the hat):
Lace shirt: F21
Booties: Nine West
Nude undershirt: Borrowed
Knee socks (shoulder padding): Target
The hat is the most difficult thing. Here’s the simple DIY:
Take 40 yards (give or take 20 yards) of thick black ribbon (depending on how big you want the hat), create loops of about 6-8 inches of ribbon and hot glue them onto an old hat (cut off the brim first). Easy peasy. Just time consuming.
To redo Gaga’s makeup, I drew in my eyebrows with black eyeliner, lined my eyes really thick, and smudged on fuchsia lipstick. I also glue on false eyelashes (they tickled!).
Next up: I love Lucy!
PS- as always, let me know if you have any questions. This is probably my favorite costume so far!