Theres nothing worse than garmenting the wrong way at a party. Particularly if its a Vogue party and you came as a pirate
Few social situations can be more fraught than a costume party. What if youre the only person who garments up? What if youre the only one who doesnt? Misjudge a theme and your costume becomes a prison of your own making for the next 3 hour, or 90 minutes, or however long you can bear to stick it out.
No image better represent the stakes than that tweeted by L-Abased screenwriter Katie Dippold:[ Throwback to] Halloween when I dressed as the Babadook but my friends house had more of a grown-ups drinking wine vibe.
Her haunted middle-distance stare and the slight clench to her jaw betray her excruciating internal dialogue: Ive made a huge mistake .