And I absolutely loved costuming Luna Lovegood, oh dear. It was my first time actually spending a lot of time on a costume and then debuting it, so it was all very exciting. I definitely want to do it again! And I'm sorry to anyone who took my picture and it turned out bad-- I didn't get a chance to practice my Luna face/pose before I was asked for lots of pictures! I was totally taken by surprise.
The entire Wizarding World of Harry Potter was amazing, as expected. We only got to spend one day there, so I didn't take as many photos as I would have liked and didn't get to go in all the shops. But we got on all the rides-- the inside of Hogwarts is phenomonal, I cannot even describe how happy I was! The portraits move and they have replicas of everything and then you go on the most wonderful motion-simulator ride and follow Harry around on a broom and giant spiders and dementors jump out at you and I was just in heaven! I can't wait to go back.
I made everything except the spectrespecs (bought those from Etsy) and the top. I love the planet skirt, I can already see that I'll wear it a lot. My friend Quinn made fun of me because I wouldn't stop petting my wig, but it was so soft that I couldn't stop touching it! Now I really want long hair.
I think Luna would have had a fashion blog!
Honeydukes!! Shelves full of exploding bon bons and ton-tongue toffee and chocolate frogs and peppermint toads. It was so pretty!
Pumpkin juice and my bff Kalyn! I lost the little pumpkin cap. :(
What I wore to the ball: Modcloth dress, vintage lace stockings, Chinese Laundry heels, Luna accessories! Jeremy was Remus Lupin and his jacket is from Naked Vintage. His button says "I ♥ Luna Lovegood." It doesn't make a ton of sense for Luna and Remus to be together but ssh! One day we'll coordinate properly.
There are lots more photos on my Flickr-- I'm still trying to organize them!