Oct 26 2011
Halloween symbols, tried and true.
But no longer No. 1. the morph suit is the holiday’s hotitem.
If by chance you are ignorant, as was I, to what in the world isa morph suit, here’s the answer:
A morph suit is an all-over sheer bodysuit that covers hands,head and zips up the back of the head.
Big feature is that the suit is, overall, printed to look likeeverything witchy you ever heard of, plus Santa Claus, flags of anynation, the Ravens, every animal from antelope to zebra, a tuxedo,a ninja and Frankenstein.
Want something graphic? Try the white morph suit dripping with”blood” from the spot where you’ve been shot.
Extremely sheer, the suits allow wearers to see and even todrink through them.
No pockets, though. Put your wallet in your shoe.
This chic Halloween wear isn’t cheap. Outfitting small fry forthe big night in home-put-together costumes still depends oningenuity and forethought. Such costumes are the most interestingto me as I look them over before handing out treats.
What’s the secret behind these body suits? Spandex is the clue.that stretchy ingredient now is woven into jeans, pants and shirtsfor men and women.
It’s a rare wearer who isn’t grateful for stretch when wrestlinginto a new pair of jeans. a bit of stretch here and there -wonderful.
Politicians and TV characters recently have come into Halloweenprominence as rubber masks became popular.
Surely, they still will be worn by some Halloweeners ringing ourdoorbell.
Morphs sound like fun; can’t wait to see them.
Still, little clowns with a red painted nose or small fairies,complete with homemade wings, always will rank high on my Halloweenlist.
Eleanor Taylor writes, and rates costumes, from her home inGlyndon
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