A Very ITG Halloween: Boy George


Boy George. Boy-oh-boy, George! If you are tackling Boy George for Halloween, you just need to swing for the fences, our little aspiring 'Karma Chameleon's. Neons are your friends. Mixing patterns, textures, feathers, hairdye... Go. For. It.

For ITG's take (on Gaultier's take) on Karlie Kloss-as-George: we like this kimono and these floral-patterned jeans, with Cheap Monday's chunky heeled boots, a bright scarf, this feather earring, and this feathered hat (see what we were saying about feathers?). This person can help you find synthetic dreadlock extensions that you can temporarily attach and tie strings and ribbons around, under your hat. (You're welcome).

Now, create a base with Armani Face Fabric, spot-concealing with Clé de Peau Concealer as you go. Hit Make Up For Ever Powder Blush in Neon Pink and hit it hard, with special attention to the cheekbone as it leads to the temple, like someone's repeatedly pinched you all along the sides of your face. Contour and highlight with Tom Ford Shade & Illuminate duo, highlighting your nose, brow bones, cupid's bow, and cheekbones with Nars The Multiple in Luxor. Cover your entire eye with Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Cream Shadow in Moonstone, and slash some MAC Pigment in Magenta Madness from halfway across the eyelid on a diagonal from the outer corner. If you're feeling really into it (and you've come this far, so why stop now?), paint your nails with Essie No Place Like Chrome. Define your brows with CoverGirl Brow & Eye Makers Brow Shaper and Eyeliner in Midnight Black, top your lashes off with heavy doses of Diorshow Waterproof Mascara, line and fill in your lips with Nars Dragon Girl Lip Pencil, slick on some Rosebud Salve, and go find the rest of your Culture Club.

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  • Jennifer Monforton

    Ahh, I went through a Boy George-obsessed phase in high school. It was the late '90s but I was so smitten with his makeup and style. I'd love to masquerade as him for Halloween one year! :)



  • VotreAmie

    Colorful and totally fabulous - Such a fun idea. His makeup is pretty effing glorious.


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