New Years Eve Costume Fun

For the past 2 years, Della and I have gone to an awesome New Year's Eve party at Pandaland* in Bellingham. Besides great food (pies!), great music, and great people, the party invites folks to come in costume. While most people interpret this as fancy-dressed-to-the-nines type costume, we always seem to take a different approach.

I particularly like this year's costume because of the juxtaposition of obviousness and subtlety. My costume (which I've worn before) is totally covered in personal ads of men seeking women. Wearing something like this leads to people staring at you all night, which is unsettling until you realize they are just reading the ads. Della's costume is just as you see it, as subtle as can be.

There is a photo booth* upstairs which feeds images to a projector downstairs, so the party can see the fun. It's really a great time. Here's our photo from last year.

Anyway, I hope you had a happy (or restful or exciting or ecstatic) New Year. Here's to 2013 being as awesome as 2012!
Saturday January 5 2013File under: holidays, pics

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on Sun 06th Jan, 2013 06:46 am CST steve said:
explain last year's costumes please
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on Sun 06th Jan, 2013 06:56 pm CST Wren said:
There isn't really an explanation for last year's, unless "Awesome" is explanation enough. (Although these costumed did double as costumed for an act we put together called "Knotty by Nature". It was a pretty awesome act.
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on Wed 09th Jan, 2013 06:10 pm CST Uncle Steve said:
Who is the beautiful woman next to u and why has she not been to Grenada?

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