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Loofah Girls

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Costume type:  Costumes for Groups
Category:Halloween Costumes

This homemade costume for groups entered our 2011 Halloween Costume Contest, and won 5th place in the Favorite Halloween Costume nomination!

A word from Jill, the 'Loofah Girls' costume creator:

Who is wearing the costume: Jill Smith, Renee Smith, Dana Smith, Valerie Forsyth, Allison Zembrodt.

The 5 of us went to Las Vegas for Halloween. We wanted a unique costume that would turn heads. Renee came up with the idea after several months of trying to decide what we were going to be.

This was the cheapest costume we ever made. We each bought a different color tulle. (40 yards for $10.95) This was more than enough but since it was so cheap we went ahead and bought extra. We bunched up the tulle and safety pinned it to a tank top. It took about one hour for each costume. We wore a matching pair of shorts, flip flops, and tied a rope around our neck. We also wore a small loofah on our wrist.

This costume was a hit. The people in Vegas loved us. We took about 1000 pictures with people. I'm sure Vegas will be full of Loofahs next Halloween.

Rating: 4.3 of 5. Votes: 249

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#1 comment by Marie November 13, 2011

The family in Florida loved it! Such a creative idea.

#2 comment by Nancy Kamerer November 13, 2011

I love these costumes. So cute. Also so original.

#3 comment by Rachel Heidenreich November 13, 2011

Awesome costume, and totally different!I love that the entire group could join in by picking a different color. Everyone looks great.

#4 comment by Roland November 13, 2011

Jill great to be young. eager and dangerous. I bet you were a sight to be seen. I imagine the men hide behind you some where and said are those girls part of our life. Only in Vegas one would venture to enjoy themself as you girls did. Look at all the attention you received and it cost you a few pennies. Need to add the cost of the bottle beer also. All kidding aside as long as you had a good time the heel to what others thought. Uncle Roland

#5 comment by Allison November 14, 2011

We had so much fun in these costumes- even in a crazy city like Las Vegas where you think you see everything, we still turned heads!

#6 comment by Trena Keyoski November 14, 2011

Luv it Jill!!!! So cute and creative. Hope u guys win!

#7 comment by Amanda November 14, 2011

These costumes are so cute and original! I've never seen another like it! Very creative!!

#8 comment by Allison U November 14, 2011

Good luck girls!! You look great! Looks like you guys had a blast

#9 comment by Robert L November 14, 2011

Loofah girls are awesome. :-). Good Luck you look fantastic.

#10 comment by Amy November 14, 2011

Super cute and so original!!! One of the best costumes I've ever seen. Love these girls!!

#11 comment by Sarah November 14, 2011

Good luck to you girls ! Very creative and original. You look splashing ..... Hope you enjoyed yourselves in Vegas

#12 comment by Missy Malesky November 15, 2011

OMG You gals looked awesome!! What a great idea. Whoever thought of it is a genious!!! Glad you were the hit in Vegas!!!

#13 comment by Ruth November 15, 2011

What an awesome idea! You all look adorable! Very creative! I'm sure Vegas didn't know what hit them!

#14 comment by Mindie November 15, 2011

Absolutely LOVED these costumes!!! I am sure there will be many "copycats" next Halloween!!! Cute idea......Good Luck girls!!!!!

#15 comment by Erin November 17, 2011

SUPER creative costume!! If only I could have partaked in this Vegas extravaganza with you all! Hope you win!!

#16 comment by Annette Hall November 17, 2011

These are adorable. What a great costume for a group of girls in Vegas!!! Perhaps I can borrow one for next year ;-)

#17 comment by Jill November 17, 2011

Thanks everyone...we had a blast! I got to be a 25 year old again! We had hundreds of pictures taken of us.

#18 comment by Tim November 17, 2011

sweet costumes. would have liked to run into these gals when I was in vegas. loofah girls are awesome

#19 comment by KK November 18, 2011

LOOFAH'S ALL THE WAY!!! Where is red riding hood and the big bad wolf now? Somewhere in Vegas bet the maids at your hotel don't look as good as you did in these sweet costumes.

#20 comment by Kimberley Faeth November 18, 2011

This is soo darn cute. Love it, simple, cute and creative. And also tasteful! You ladies all look lovely. Great job.. kf

#21 comment by Sally November 18, 2011

I love these loofah girls. So bright and fun. Perfect for the Vegas strip. There's lots of dirty boys there that need cleaned. Good Luck!!!!!!!!!

#22 comment by Justin Fipps November 18, 2011

Really?? There are sooo many killer costumes on here, and this is not a top 10 entry imo.... I think the way this contest is judged is crazy! what if you build an awesome costume, but choose not to use FB, twitter or other social sites. I give you credit for the Idea and the construction, but def not a top 10.

#23 comment by Justin November 18, 2011

Thanks for the vote Justin.....you rock. Sorry you aren't as popular as the Loofah Girls and you aren't getting the votes you need. I think they are definitely a top ten. I've never seen anything like this before. Very creative and original! Good Luck girls!

#24 comment by Pat Ruth November 19, 2011

What a great idea. I know you had a great time putting this together. What a great city to party. You will not forget this Holloween

#25 comment by Linda Meyer November 19, 2011

Great costumes - very creative and low in costs and they look very comfortable to wear. Loved the multi colors too. Good idea for me/friends when we need a costume.

#26 comment by chris S November 19, 2011

I love these costumes. So cute. Also so original. You girls look great. Good Luck! Good Luck Good Luck Good Luck!

#27 comment by Sharon weldon November 19, 2011

The costumes are so cute and the girls look great in them! I'm sure you girls had a blast and it's something you will never forget! Keep on keeping on!!!!!

#28 comment by Ali November 20, 2011

I just love these costumes! It was such a unique idea & you all looked great! After seeing the pictures, it looked like you all had a great time in Vegas!

#29 comment by Lisa J. July 18, 2012

I know i'm a year late, but these are tooooo cute, i could use these in my hairshow can I order these costumes, if so give me a call (512) 7409415

#30 comment by Casey September 28, 2012

I met you ladies on Halloween in Vegas at the Planet Hollywood Casino. It was the cutest costume ever and I will be making this costume this year!!

#31 comment by Amber K October 5, 2012

i saw these girls in Vegas!

#32 comment by jaclyn October 9, 2012

Do u know if u can buy these costumes??

#33 comment by Jill October 10, 2012

We made them. It was very easy. We just bought tulle and safety pins. We bunched up the material and pinned it to a tank top. And wore a short pair of matching shorts.

#34 comment by Amanda October 10, 2012

Where did you buy the tulle fabric for that cheap ?!

#35 comment by Jill October 11, 2012

We found it really cheap online. I don't remember the website though. Just google it. All together the whole costume was under $10.

#36 comment by jakjfkajfdifajkl October 17, 2012

Can I buy these costumes anywhere or do I have to make one?

#37 comment by Cathy October 25, 2012

Love these costumes!! Trying to picture how you bunched the tulle. Did you buy the small rolls of tulle or off the bolt?

#38 comment by Linda October 25, 2012

Wow! Congrats, you're featured on Today.com


#39 comment by Christine October 26, 2012

Hey I love this costume, how many yards did you need per loofah, 40 yards?? 40 yards seem's like alot....

#40 comment by Lacey November 16, 2014

Awesome! Best costume ever.

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