Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Happy Halloween!

It's my first time spending Halloween in the same city as my boyfriend, so we definitely wanted to celebrate by doing a couples' costume. After going back and forth about whether to dress up as Kimye (which we still may save for something), it hit me: we could be Will and Hilary Banks! The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air pretty much made my childhood, and the costumes would be so easy and original. We made a trip to a few thrift stores and our outfits were born (though, uh, I owned almost everything already, minus the accessories. Also, he's wearing my pants). We had entirely too much fun:
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I hope you guys have a blast today! I'm obsessed with Halloween, so if you had a cool costume, leave a link to photos/your blog in the comments!

75 comments:

  1. I was a .gif (easiest/greatest costume ever): http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-snc6/178976_10102388940061813_1868142462_n.jpg

    and then a Devil with a Blue Dress On: http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-snc6/197380_381582558588494_1777516957_n.jpg

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  2. i love this so much. probably the most well-executed couples costume i've ever seen!

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  3. That was very original. Great combination :)

    http://youngblackcuriosity.blogspot.co.uk/

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  4. oh this is TOO cute!!! I love it!

    Amberly
    www.asliceofglam.com

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  5. Gabi - those are amazing!!!

    Over the weekend I was a Binder Full of Women.. my first truly DIY costume in years. Usually I'm like you and pull clothes from my own closet and get thrift store accessories! :)

    http://www.fox47news.com/blogs/pohliteblog/176298631.html

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  6. That's really adorable and clever! Kissing cousins! ;)

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  7. This brings back memories. Oh how I loved the Fresh Prince. You make an awesome Hillary.

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  9. Such a good couple costume! Great work.
    I went as Effie Trinket - here's a link!
    http://whitneyambition.blogspot.com/2012/10/effie-trinket-costume.html

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  10. OMG this is so cute and original! Childhood memories :)

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  11. I immediately knew who you were! Great costumes!

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  12. This is so adorable! LOVE it!

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  13. Omg this is the cutest thing I've ever seen! Love it! xx

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  14. haha what a great idea!
    i really love the costumes <3

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  15. So cool. I love the idea and all the outfit. I was hoping to be cat-woman this year or a binder full of women, but all my plans fell through. :)

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  16. This is totally awesome!! What a unique couple costume idea (love that it was mostly thrifted as well.)

    I did a recap of some costumes of my past, haven't snapped this years yet though. http://anoldstoryblog.blogspot.com/2012/10/five-for-friday-halloween-costume-pasts.html

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  17. Now this is too cute I haven't seen this done yet


    www.chantelovesbeauty.blogspot.com

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  18. Awesome. ... Great couple costume and so Original!

    http://mykurves.blogspot.com

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  19. This is truly the best. I love it!!!!

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  20. cutest thing ever!! yall win any competition hands down!! lol

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  21. Hahaha love it!

    www.laceandpearlsbyroos.com

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  22. What a great idea! You guys look so cute! Been loving your costumes for a few years now! :D Thicki Minaj was also AMAZING!

    I dressed up as minnie mouse :D
    http://foreverfabulousinbows.blogspot.ie/2012/10/halloween-ootdminnie-mouse.html

    Sian xxx

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  23. Amazing costumes. Such a great idea too.

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  24. lmao this is so great! You guys look perfect! 8)

    I went photoshop happy on my Halloween costume post! http://creaturetype.com/2012/10/halloween-costume-party/

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  25. Oh my goodness, you guys look amazing! You both killed it! The looks are totally spot on :)

    I love Halloween too, and I made my own Katy Perry costume which I put on my blog!
    http://shopandtwirl.com/2012/10/29/katy-perry-homemade-halloween-costume/

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  26. Feels like the fun is just coming out of the screen:=)

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  27. Arrrrrrrrrgh you guys are adorable, this is so freakin' hilarious and awesome. Can't wait to show my hubby; he's gonna be super jealous.

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  28. Perfffffect!
    you guys are so cute together.

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  29. I went as a flapper this year!

    http://thatsvoguish.blogspot.com/2012/10/a-1920s-halloween.html

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  30. that is so original gabi! i love it! what a fabulous couple costume idea. it totally works. HAPPY HALLOWEEN!
    http://www.averysweetblog.com/

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  31. You guys look amazing, really original and well executed! :)

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  32. This was so original I love it. You guys looked great.

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  33. he looks so much like will smith in that second picture!

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  34. OK, this is more fun than should be allowed. I really like this! Throwback, WHAT??? Cutest thing ever.

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  35. I rarely comment but... OMG
    You just made my day!

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  36. hahahaha!! that is so good, gabi! you guys look so perfect.

    -anna-

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  37. This is freaking awesome!!

    makeupbyquiana.blogspot.com

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  38. This is seriously amazing! You guys look incredible
    x
    http://polway.blogspot.co.uk

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  39. You guys look awesome! You're both so photogenic.

    I was Isadora Duncan this year: https://colormebrazen.wordpress.com/2012/10/31/i-am-samhain-hear-me-shriek/.

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  40. So much Hilary's attitude, you did it well

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  41. i was a cat for halloween ! check it out

    http://grandefash.blogspot.com/

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  42. Very cute & creative!! Great idea, you two look great.

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  43. This was extremely cuuuuuute and creative! I loved it!

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  44. "This is the Hilary Show . . . pfft pfft Phoenix"

    (pfft pfft = my attempt to spell out the beat boxing affect)

    Great idea! Love it!

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  45. both of you look so cute!

    Vanessa

    http://thepinkmateproject.blogspot.com/

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  46. you guys looked awesome..and that he's wearing your pants cracked me up..i don't know why but it just brought the "who wears the pants in your relationship" thing in my head!

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  47. lol! love it! especially the deals of the credit cards! :-) spend spend spend

    www.TheStyleClimber.com

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  48. Lol, Great costumes! You know you did a good job if people can tell who you are just by looking at you, Hilary Banks ;-)
    http://thehappyhealthywholegirl.blogspot.com/

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  49. Ummm, this is amazing.

    www.brittannytaylor.com

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  50. Awesome couple's costume! BF totally looks like will smith in the middle pic!

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  51. I loved fresh prince of bel-air! Amazing costumes!

    http://nietzu.blogspot.fi/2012/11/halloween-party.html

    PS: Fell in love with your blog. <3
    Your posts are so loveably cheerful!

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  52. A little late to the party--arrived via the NYT article--but wanted to say your costumes were wonderful and adorable!

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  53. Oh my gosh, Gabi, this is f a n t a s t i c!! (And I am so completely late when it comes to commenting, but it's still amazing. And big congratulations of your InStyle job too!) xx

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  54. wow wow wow you are the perfect hillary! that outfit was so on point!

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  55. I love love love this couple outfit!!! I decided to go a bit scary this year https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10100170820456257&set=pb.2609457.-2207520000.1355049582&type=3&theater

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  56. I was Hilary Banks for halloween this year too. I didn't have a will though. I got all of my costume from F21, except my hat n shoes which came form kmart and marshalls. Yours looks great!

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  57. Hilarious!! I cannot even handle how perfect these outfits are. Not just the outfits, but the body language... y'all really got into character!! I'm over here cabbage-patching to the theme song right now... LOL

    http://www.thecitydweller.me

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