BLACK SWAN

Happy Sunday my beautiful readers!
I still don’t know how I pulled it off, but I came up with my Halloween costume Friday morning, spent the entire day making it and was able to wear it out last night.  I honestly didn’t think that I was going to celebrate Halloween this year, but I am so happy that I did because my Black Swan costume was a hit!  I was always a procrastinator in college and it was that last minute pressure that always brought out my creativity to the extreme.  I guess that is what happened for me this weekend!
 
MY BLACK SWAN RECREATION!
 
I already had a tutu skirt from H&M but it wasn’t big enough, so I bought tulle and spent a few hours sewing layers on top of layers all around the skirt.  I had a bustier top from Target, so I just needed to glue on the rhinestones and feathers. Both pieces together made it look like one!  I googled images from the movie and tried my best to recreate the look.
 After watching a few different tutorials on youtube, I finally mastered the makeup.  I didn’t want to make my face too white, so I mixed in the white with my foundation and it was perfect.  I used black eye liner, black and white eye shadow and a sparkle liner for my eyes to create that dark feather like look. On my lips I mixed MAC Rebel & Russian Red.  I also did a little bit of contouring on my cheeks.  The final touches were creating a feather like illusion on my hands and of course the bun and crown!

 

 

The best part was that I got to wear flats all night! I had a great time with my loves and got a lot of compliments 🙂
 I always prefer to make my costumes instead of buying them.  It’s less expensive and even though it can be very time consuming, it really allows you to show off your creativity!  And even if someone is the same thing as you, your costume will still be unique!
How did I do?!  Did any of you dress up yet or are you going to?
I would love to see!
XOXO
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  1. I love it! I know a couple people that dressef up as black swan this year and to be honest did not pull it off like u did! 🙂
    Kisses

    Xo
    Arleene

  2. Really love your costume :*
    Happy Suday 🙂
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  3. Nice post, good costume! Follow each other?

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  4. The best costume I seen yet

  5. Well done!
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    xoxo

  6. You are so creative! You did wonderful!

  7. you are so creative! What a great costume!

  8. You are so creative! You did wonderful!

  9. Woooow! You did it perfectly!
    I'm in love with your look. Great!!

    ♥♥♥

  10. You did such an awesome job!!! The costume looks so effortless. I cant believe that you put it together in such a short amount of time.

    -Cherrie
    CherrieAmore.com

  11. Love this! Super talented!

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  12. This is super amazing! Love that you made your own costume, I love doing the same too!

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  13. Love the costume Naty! you totally nailed it and the make up looks amazing!!
    ~Pau
    http://www.lilbitsofchic.com

  14. amazing job Naty!

    Melanee
    xo

  15. I just stumbled upon your blog and I LOVE IT!! First of all, that costume is AMAZING!!! All the costumes out there are just so…well…poor quality! Yours is so well put together! Second, you are gorgeous. Third, I want to hear you sing. Fourth, you have a great sense of style! Fifth, I'm following you now on GFC #524:)! Looking forward to your posts! Check out my blog if you'd like!

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  16. Wow! I can't believe you made this costume! It is sooo gorgeous. Love the makeup as well…:)

  17. Oh wauw, can imagine you got a lot of compliments you looked amazing! And so cool that you made it yourself 🙂 x Elma
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  18. so stunning <3 we should follow eachother <3

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  19. Fabulous costume and super cute makeup!! You are soooo creative! ITA, the best costumes are the ones you make yourself.

  20. woaa, great costume and make up!! <33

    xoxo

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  21. ohhh you look so lovely! Amazing idea! 🙂

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  22. Naty, this is fantastic, great job, you look amazing!!

  23. Great costume! You did a great job with the makeup too! I am going to be catwoman from The Dark Knight Rises…although I don't have a party to go to yet so I'm not sure if I'll actually get to wear it…. 🙁
    ~Jessica
    http://jeansandateacup.blogspot.com/

  24. Nice post! amazing!!!!

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    maria:)

  25. awesome costume!

    xx. Hybrid Hunter

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  26. By far my favorite costume I've seen! You look amazing!

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  27. This is an AMAZING idea! Love it. And you look gorgeous! I can totally see this costume being a hit! Great idea!

  28. incredible and so beautiful!!
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  29. You look SO amazing in this costume, one of the best around!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

  30. in love

  31. hi sweety, very nice blog, now I'm your new follower, amazing graphics and more :*
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  32. omg ! you did such a good job ! i was black swan last year 🙂

  33. Love your costume, I also wanted to be Black Swan for Holloween!

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  34. What an amazing costume – you look gorgeous!

    XO
    Pearls & Paws

  35. Very nice and creative. You pulled it off, great job!

    Xo
    Lee
    http://www.itsmisslv.com

  36. Amazing!!!! Best costume I've seen thus far. I dressed up as Luigi for Halloween.

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  37. This is just the perfect costume! Great job!!!

    Victoria,
    'The Wind of Inspiration' blog

  38. Wow love your costume-and the attention to detail! 🙂 Your blog is absolutely fabulous-would you like to follow each other?

    ♥ Elle

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  39. You look amazing! I am so impressed that you used what you had to make this costume…it came out great!! I was Audrey Hepburn from breakfast at Tiffany's for Halloween.

    And I totally agree, making your costume is so much more fun!

    Marisa
    http://brokewithdesignertaste.blogspot.com/

  40. you look gorgeous!

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