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by Olivia E., girl from London, United Kingdom

234 comments · 65 · November 1, 2012


Olivia Emily - Diy Fishtail Velvet And Lace Dres, Ebay Wig - Morticia.
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  1. fishtail velvet and lace dres


  2. wig


Did you guys recognise me without my ginger hair? Ehe ^.^

Ah, this outfit was a bit of a nightmare to put together. I decided about a month ago that I wanted to be Morticia this Halloween- when Ella and I had just moved in to our flat, we had no TV or internet so we watched all our DVDs, and when we watched The Addams Family, I was instantly reminded how much I love Morticia's dress.
This dress was initially knee length, and not fitted at all, so I took it in, and added the lace sections to create the fishtail with this gorgeous spiderweb fabric I found. Sadly, after I'd sewn in the first two lace sections, the sewing machine refused to work for me anymore, so I had to sew all the other panels by hand D: so it took a lot longer than I thought it would!

Oh, and I have one leg crossed in front of the other, which is why it looks like I only have one leg under all the lace!
Anyways, I hope you guys all had a fantastic Halloween!x

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Ellie Ferris
this is so so so so so so so so gorgeous... i love it!!!!
i'm coming back tomorrow to give you my heart.
you and ella are so creative.. on halloween i went for dinner with my dad (Y) EXCELLENT!

proud o' you.
Olivia Emily
Ehe, thankyou m'love!
And to be honest, we ended up having sausages in hot dog rolls for tea so you probably had a much nicer meal mate! ahaha ^.^
Eszter K.
you look like some creepy doll. haha nice job with the dress, it must have taken hours. awesome! i prefer the ginger hair. eeh.
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Ujala Shweta C
This is GORGEOUS! I really LOVE this look <3 <3 amazing and the dress looks awesome :D
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Paige Joanna Calvert
Holy shit, this is fucking fantastic. Mind my language but I am so wowwed, amazing hun!
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Emma Stu
AMAZING! I love the Addams family and this dress is amazing <3 You look like the perfect Morticia!
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Stefani K
You the lace sections on the bottom of your dress truly MAKE this outfit! I was Mortician once in middle school and now I'm inspired to make the costume again next year. You sincerely outdid yourself!
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Enrique Toledo
love this!!!!! it is the most perfect costume and i really admire your work by the hand sewing. it's so gorgeous.
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Andrea V.
Wow, great work, love the story behind it! Reminds me of Maila Nurmi's Vampira, one of my fav's :)
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