I think prior to this project I would have chosen Janis Ian as my favorite character from Mean Girls, but I’ll never think of her the same way since I read this piece on how she is the meanest girl of all.
Outfit #1: Gray Long Sleeve Shirt
Black Tee with the word Rubbish in Yellow and Bleach Stains on it. I will post more about this later!
Black Larry Levine Wavy Midi Skirt
Black and White Striped Tights that I ripped one knee open pulling on a thread right before this photo shoot. But, on the upside of things, that made it more authentic since Janis is actually wearing knee-high socks with bare knees in that outfit.
Shoes: Purple and Silver Glitter Converse All-Star Sneakers
Outfit #2: Same as Outfit #1 with Chocolate Brown Apt. 9 Collared Button-up Shirt that I borrowed from my partner, but I might have just acquired forever after realizing he has not worn it since when it was…
Previously seen on Eleanor Vance from The Haunting.
Hair: Natural Black Beehive Wig
Previously seen on Dracula’s Bride from Bram Stoker’s Dracula.
I held the long ends up with two claw hair clips, put two glittery barrettes in the front to hold the bangs to the side, and added some twisty up-do gems in the beehive bit since I couldn’t find my baby butterfly clips. (I hope I didn’t get rid of them!) Sure, this wig is a bit large for Janis’ do, but it still tracks because even in the movie there are jokes about her wearing a wig.
Eyes: Blackest Black Glimmerstick from Avon
Carbon Black NYX Super Fat Eye Marker
Very Black Covergirl Lash Blast Volume Waterproof Mascara
Lips: Kate Moss Collection 104 Rimmel London Lasting Finish Lipstick
Accessories: Fake Nose Ring
Silver Hoop Earrings I’ve worn off and on since High School in my second and third ear piercings.
Gray Abstract Paint Earrings made by my friend.
Prop 1: Red Framed Chalkboard Easel with White Chalk (not pictured). I bought this on sale with the intention of using it for in-person shows where I sell my homemade jewelry, but now I don’t really do that anymore.
Prop 2: Small Piece of White Paper, Number 2 Pencil, Rolled Poster, and Wooden Back Scratcher (used as a pointer) that they handed out for free promos at the State Fair one year.
By now, I’ve shown you how to dress up as:
and Janis Ian
but if you still can’t pull a look together for a last-minute costume this Halloween Monday…
Grab a blue hoodie, a pair of aviator sunglasses, and make some sort of sign to be
Catch me back here very soon for another post.
In the meantime, check out the Mean Girls Vibes board on Pinterest.
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