We spent Halloween night watching the spooky 1922 silent film, Nosferatu, with live accompaniment, at the San Francisco Symphony.
We dressed in the usual symphony-going cocktail attire, as did a majority of folks, but there was a fair share of costumed symphony-goers as well, including two sailor girls, sitting directly behind us, and a man in a full-on chicken costume. As might be expected, there were plenty of people dressed in nearly nothing running around the city and a few of them even made it to the symphony.
The best costume, perhaps, was a girl dressed as a peacock. She had arranged 10 or 12 real peacock feathers in her ponytail, so that they fanned out a foot above her head. I appreciated her costume, although I suspect the symphony-goers in the five rows directly behind her did not.
My exquisite headband, by the way, was a gift from a dear Slice of Pink friend who now has an Etsy shop full of pretty headbands and other goodies. Isn't it lovely? It arrived in the mail on Friday and I was suddenly all about purple, even convincing Will to wear a lilac shirt so that he would complement my eggplant headband and tights.
A handsome man and a hand-crafted headband: life's two best accessories.