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When you wish upon a Star

by Mc kenneth L., Personal Style Blogger from Vancouver, Canada

133 comments · 25 · November 1, 2011


Mc kenneth Licon - Industrial Gloves, Diy Make Up / Blush, Vintage Shorts, H&M Polka Dotted Socks, Joe Fresh Brogues, H&M Fedora Hat, Vintage Belt Ties As Bowtie, Oxford Shirt, Diy Nose, Armani Exchange Slanted Buttoned Cardigan, Used To Be A Pickle Jar - When you wish upon a Star
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  1. gloves

    industrial gloves

    Canadian Tire

    , in Gloves
  2. make up / blush


    mom's lipstick smudged

  3. shorts


    mom's old capri

    , in Shorts
  4. polka dotted socks



    , in H&M Polka Dot Socks
  5. fedora hat



    , in H&M Fedoras
  6. belt ties as bowtie


    mom's closet

    , in Belts
  7. oxford shirt


    , in Shirts
  8. nose


    paper towel cylinder

  9. Jar

    used to be a pickle jar

    something I grabbed from the kitchen

It was so much fun being Pinocchio for a day. Putting this look together was as much fun as when sporting it outside.

Thank God Pinocchio’s clothes are somewhat pieces I already have in my closet. Aside from the look, I also think I have his ‘boyish’ aura - not to mention my boyish height (I’m 5’1).

Nothing in this look was purchased specifically for the costume. I didn’t have a blue bow tie so I just used my mom’s cotton belt and tied it as a bow tie (it was a belt from one of her dresses back in the 80s - I wasn’t even born then).

I luckily found a pair of white gloves in my dad’s hardware cabinet (I had to wash it because it was a bit dirty. The short used to be mom’s old capri pants — I mainly just chopped it off and cuffed the hem. I do have my own red shorts but that was a bit bloody red and it’s a bit loose on the waist — mom’s capri pants are the exact red I was looking for.

THE NOSE was a bit of a challenge. I was going to find a branch of tree and stick it/tape it on my nose but that didn’t look very realistic. Instead, I found a paper towel cylinder - I split it and altered the round a bit to make it pointy - I then wrapped it with masking tape - and then used a body paint to cover the tape texture. I did have a skin tone elastic to keep it from falling off of my face (but it was Photoshoped out in the photo)

The best part with this costume is, with my personal style and little styling twist, I can totally bend it to be an actual 'outfit' and not just a Halloween costume.

I hope you all had a great Halloween!!!

Please Hype if you like it <3 I would really appreciate it.

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Comments (133)

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Nina B.
No words to describe the creativity and effort punt into this look! <3
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Bongani Tau
Im speechless. Awesome concept, look well put together, colours well co-ordinated and iI love the idea of wearing a belt as a bowtie. I love and hype this look
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CM Fabian
Soooo cute! Love the color combination on this look it's sooo fun and refreshing! Plus I just adore your cardigan and shoes! LOVE IT!!! =)
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Laukki P-C
omggg!! sooo cool, lie some more til your nose reaches here in California! ♥ ♥ ♥
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Imren K.
makes no difference who you are...anything your heart desires will come true <3
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CareBear PLUR
LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE !!! This is absolutely perfect! What an original idea, I don't think I've even ever seen a Pinocchio costume, especially on someone older than 3 :)
Mc kenneth Licon
thank you thank you thank you. I didn't see anyone do Pinocchio this year in my city either -- people are probably done and tired of him ;( I'm glad I got to be Pinocchio tho, such classic Disney Character
Mandy Lana
hahaha. hey man! this one made my day! the cutest of all the entries! this is effin cute!!! done with perfection. j'adore!
Mc kenneth Licon
thank you. I'm very glad you love it.
Samantha Jay
love love love love loveeee
amazing! hyped and fanned !
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