Saturday, 21 October 2017

Dressing Up? A Sartorial Look At Halloween 4/4: Frankenstein's Monster #halloweencostume @MadWorld_UK ‏

DC Editor Adam writes…

Are you dressing-up for our Halloween Ghost walks? Today I'm looking at the famous monsters of movieland from a sartorial perspective. This final post looks at the sartorial disaster that is Frankenstein's Monster…




Frankenstein’s Monster



Here, our model shows the customary two YARDS of cuff…

 


What the…? 


The sleeves, dear boy. It’s not a good look. And it bothers me twice over because it reveals a lack of thought behind Doctor Frankenstein’s otherwise perfectly reasonable scheme of playing God and monkeying about with mortality.


When digging up the bodies and killing the victims for their bits, couldn’t the lazy Doc just have kept the clothes, folded them neatly and put them to one side ready in preparation for the moment when he threw the lever and the monster walked? It’s just bad planning.


And the shoes? Eeeew. Don’t start me. Clumpy barely begins to cover them. Worse even than City types on the tube wearing a suit and (gulp) training shoes. O! The horror…



Here’s Boris in action…







And a fancy dress recommendation? Try Mad World Costume Hire at Old Street. Their website is here: madworldfancydress.com





Our Halloween London Walks…

















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