Marine Inspired Fancy Dress

This blog post is on the lighter side so I hope you enjoy the break from the science.

Living on an island that has limited resources for fancy dress there is often a need to get crafty and creative for Halloween. Inspired by the ocean I thought I would share some of my fancy dress creations, as well as those of my friends, and some strangers whose ideas I love!

I hope you enjoy! 

1. The Jellyfish

This was mine and my boyfriends Halloween costume for this year.  It was really easy to make and the end result came out well!

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2. The Lionfish

Inspired by the invasion of the Lionfish throughout the Caribbean this costume was created by my good friend Katie Lohr for Halloween this year. 

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3. The Coral Reef

This costume is very intricate but I love the idea.

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4. The Nudibranch (sea slug)

I love nudibranch, they are so colourful and unique.  There is a lot of potential with this costume idea!

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5. The Hammerhead

A creature that is on my wishlist to see. This easy costume was created by my friend Luke Miller for Halloween this year. 

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6. The Fish tank

On Halloween two years ago I was desperately trying to think of a costume.  This was what I came up with!

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7.  The Mermaid 

I grew up loving the Little Mermaid so I had to include this one. For the island Mardi gras party this year my colleagues and I dressed up as Mermaids for the parade. 

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8. Lobster

This one is just too cute not to share!

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9. SCUBA Diver

This is a good costume for any age!

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10. Fish 

This costume allows you to go wild with your creative side. Pick you favorite fish and away you go!

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