It’s that time of year again – time for me to haul out and dust off this old chestnut;
PRIOR TO THE 15TH OF OCTOBER
OK, if it’s not the 15th yet, a lot of what you need to pull together an authentic costume can be found in one stop over at GBFans – it’s really the best option going, and one that wasn’t available until the last couple of years. At GBFans you’ll find what are considered the “official” pieces of uniform. From flightsuits (khaki or grey, if you want to go all Ghostbusters 2), belts, gloves… even the fiddly bits that had no real purpose, but looked good. They have most everything, at fair prices, and if you order by the 15th, you should be able to get them by Halloween.
But what if some pieces aren’t available? Or it’s after the 15th?
You’re going to have to fake it. Time for plan B and hope for the best.
AFTER THE 15TH OF OCTOBER
You’ve only got a couple of days left until Halloween and you’re lookin’ to make yourself a Ghostbusters costume. OK, first things first – you can’t have a proton pack. If you haven’t started building one already, putting one together before the 31st isn’t going to be easy. You’re on your own. But never fear. As they say, it’s the clothes that make the man (or woman, as the case may be).
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