Forget about the scariest costume and try something new. Embrace your inner
Anti-Semitic rants and Lindsay Lohan put-downs are optional.
- Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger: Love to fight? This costume may be perfect for you: these two have spent ages in court arguing over the custody of little Ireland. Prop yourselves with a long-armed baby doll to play tug-of-war with, and you’re all set. Scream some insults at each other for effect.
Old Hollywood is sweeter, sappier and much more refined. Air kisses and curtsies are required if you opt to dress as one of these fictional couples.
- Gilligan and Ginger (or Mary Ann): Had satellites existed in the time of the three-hour tour, surely Gilligan’s red shirt and white cap would have been seen from as far as Mars. Depending on your mood (sexy or sweet), you can do either Ginger or Mary Ann. For Ginger, put your hair in rollers, bust out the red lipstick and score a ‘60s gown from eBay. Hold Gilligan close to your bosom as much as possible. Mary Ann needs only two low ponytails, a tummy- baring gingham top and some cut-offs. A replica of the Minnow stowed under the arm is optional.
- Rhett Butler and Scarlett O’Hara: While you probably can’t make an evening gown out of your velvet curtains like Scarlett O’Hara did, you can wear a stunning green gown with a matching green feather in your hair. Put him in a white three-piece suit, a black tie, and a white hat—and if he’s really into character (and you trust him enough), get him to carry you down the stairs!
- Lucy and Ricky Ricardo: “Luceeee!