Posts by Tom

Richie Tenenbaum

Growing up, Richie Tenenbaum was a tennis prodigy and mediocre artist. He secretly falls in love with his adopted sister Margot, leading to a meltdown during a televised tennis tournament. He abandons his career and seeks refuge aboard the ocean liner Cote d’Ivoire.

Marty McFly

Michael J. Fox plays Martin “Marty” Seamus McFly, the main character in the Back to the Future series. When he hits 88 mph in Doc Brown’s DeLorean, he accidentally goes back in time, and must do everything in his power to avoid wiping out his own existence.

Interview with Maggie from Costumer’s Guide

Meet Maggie. She’s the force behind two amazing resources for costume enthusiasts, the Star Wars-themed Padawan’s Guide and the all-inclusive […]

Interview with Fashion Designer Mika Hikari

We’re all about do-it-yourself costumes here at Carbon Costume, but we can always learn from the pros. Enter fashion designer […]

Apple Store Genius

Feeling stupid about your smartphone? Then take it to a Genius. These Apple Store workers are renowned for their helpfulness as well as their disdain for Microsoft Store Gurus.

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone

Burt Wonderstone is a world famous magician with a flamboyant streak. When his fame starts to fade, he’s forced to reckon with the up-and-coming street act of the dark and mysterious Steve Gray.

Wes Anderson Costume Quiz

How big of a Wes Anderson fan are you? Guess these characters by their costumes, and hover to see the answers. Careful, they get harder as you go along!

Ron Burgundy

Ron Burgundy is the popular and award-winning anchor for the KVWN-TV Channel 4 Evening News team. Always confident and well-dressed, he believes “diversity” to be some type of “old, old wooden ship used in the Civil War era.”

Dudley Heinsbergen

In the Royal Tenenbaums, Dudley Heinsbergen is diagnosed by Raleigh St. Clair as suffering from a rare disorder combining symptoms of amnesia, dyslexia, and color-blindness, with a highly acute sense of hearing. Welcome to Dudley’s world.

Suzy Bishop

In Moonrise Kingdom, Suzy Bishop is a 12-year old girl who likes to look at everything through binoculars – it helps her “see things closer, even if they’re not far away.” While on the run together, Sam Shakusky gives her a pair of earrings made out of scarab beetles and fish hooks.