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I Dream of Jeannie Halloween costume ideas

Posted Nov 27 2012 3:32am
You can get some great ideas north face sale for Halloween costumes from the "I Dream of Jeannie" television series from the 1960s. While it's a bit challenging to make a homemade pink genie costume, it's still lots of fun. You could also make a group costume from your"I Dream of Jeannie" costume by adding costumes for other characters from the TV series, such as Major Nelson and Major Healey. The best way to make an"I Dream of Jeannie" costume is to use a costume pattern. Some genie costume patterns, such as McCall's 9559, can be altered to look like an"I Dream of Jeannie" Arabian harem dress. The costume, made from bright pink and pale pink material, consists of a short jacket and halter top, a small pillbox hat with an attached veil and sheer harem pants. To make the"I Dream of Jeannie" costume look more authentic, make sure that the yoke of the harem pants covers the navel. You can imitate the trim on the costume using white French gimp or scroll braid trim north face denali jackets. If your hair isn't blonde, wear a wig that mimics Jeannie's hairstyle. Ideally, there should be a braid at the base of the hat and the ponytail should come out through the top of the hat. However, if you can't pull this off, you can alter the hairstyle so the ponytail emerges from a more convenient spot. Add pink Arabian harem slippers to make the pink"I Dream of Jeannie" costume complete. You could also make a variation on the"I Dream of Jeannie" costume by looking at other harem costumes from the series. Jeannie's evil sister, for example, had dark hair and wore a blue harem costume with a long two-toned sheer skirt and gold tassels and trim. In the movie, "I Dream of Jeannie: 15 Years Later," Jeannie also wore a white harem costume with gold trim. You can make an easy"I Dream of Jeannie" costume by by shopping around for belly dance costumes. Search for pink belly dance harem pants, halter tops, hats, veils and shoes north face jackets for women. To save money, check for belly dance costume pieces on a site like eBay or Overstock. To make Major Nelson's or Major Healey's costumes from"I Dream of Jeannie," you'll need a blue single-breasted suit that resembles a United States Air Force uniform from the 60s. The suit jacket should have a closure with four military-style silver-colored buttons, a western-style pocket with a flap and button at chest level and a plainer pocket with a flap and button just above hand level. On the shoulder, there should be a simple, straight epaulette with a button near the collar and a small gold ornament near on the shoulder. There should also be a slender ribbon at the end of each of the jacket sleeves. Service ribbons belong on the left breast of the jacket, just above the top pocket. You can also add a name tag above the right jacket pocket, "US" pins one the lapels and an air force cap. Wear a simple white button-down shirt and slender black 60s tie. To view pictures from the"I Dream of Jeannie" television series, visit the "I Dream of Jeannie" picture gallery on the SonyPictures website.  


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