Oct 26, 2005

Hot Asian Box

Hot Asian Box
Hot Asian Box,
originally uploaded by WinVictorious.
This year's Halloween costume is a Chinese takeout container. I love a costume. In fact, I have a closet full of wigs, hats, and even a fake buttocks. You know, for a rainy day.

Recently someone asked me the following series of questions after having seen a photo of me in a lobster hat:

So why do you wear lobster hats? I know, you just do. You enjoy it. But can you remember when it seemed to make sense? What got you started? Or maybe you just never stopped playing dress up?

Hmm. I suppose this is an activity worthy of a little navel gazing. The underlying reason is that I'm not great at initial chit chat with strangers at parties and things, and a decoration on myself is always a good conversation piece. Also, I used to hang out with a group of heterosexual men who constantly tried to one up each other with more and more outrageous outfits. I don't see those boys from Boston too often anymore, but the competition stays with me. The simple answer is that it's just clean still-being-a-kid fun.

3 comments:

nm said...

And since all girls are required to be "slutty [fill in the blank]" for Halloween, you could wear fishnets and heels, and you're all set!

wharman said...

I think my costume's name is slutty enough without the fishnets and heels, but I may throw them in for good measure. I'm usually more into the funny than the sexy for costumes. I'm sexy all the time. When I wear a costume I like to step outside of the day-to-day. :)

Washington Cube said...

Add some opera length red satin gloves. You can usually find them at Dream Dresser or stores of that ilk.