Sporting an Orange is the New Black Costume for Halloween

By Shannon Gurnee
In Fashion
October 31, 2014

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Halloween is here and I am excited to announce my second year as a member of the Netflix Stream Team!  In our home, we don’t have cable, but we do have Roku and watch Netflix on a regular basis.  The kids have their own station and then Frank and I have ours.  There is so much to enjoy on Netflix – television shows, movies and more.

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One of Frank and my favorite shows is “Orange is the New Black.”  I love that show!  In fact, I can’t wait until the next season is available for us to watch.   A crime she committed in her youthful past sends Piper Chapman (Schilling) to a womenโ€™s prison, where she trades her comfortable New York life for one of unexpected camaraderie and conflict in an eccentric group of fellow inmates.  It’s a really good show!

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After waking up with crazy hair one morning, Frank suggested a Halloween costume idea to me.  It was to dress up as Nicky Nicols from “Orange is the New Black.”  I loved the idea!  So we ordered the costume and I tried it on and wah lah!  I was Nicky Nicols from “Orange is the New Black.”  

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I even tried out the look for another character from “Orange is the New Black” – Alex Vause.  I put on our daughter’s wig from her costume and a pair of my glasses.  It was perfect!  I didn’t wear this costume, but thought it would be a fun addition to this post. 

Have you seen “Orange is the New Black?”  What did you dress up as for Halloween?

This is a sponsored post for the Netflix Stream Team Program.  All opinions are mine.

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Shannon Gurnee is the author of Redhead Mom formerly "The Mommy-Files", a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. Shannon and her husband, Frank, have a large family with 6 awesome kids and love living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling, fashion, beauty, technology, wedding ideas and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.

23 Responses to “Sporting an Orange is the New Black Costume for Halloween”

  1. Julie Wood says:

    I have not seen this show before, but it sounds like a very good show to watch! I will have to make time to watch it. I like your Halloween costume, Frank sure suggested a good one for you. I did not dress up for Halloween. I handed out candy to the neighbor kids though!

  2. Megan Filzen says:

    You look great in ORANGE!

  3. Robin (Masshole Mommy) says:

    You are adorable. I saw this on IG and laughed when I saw it.

  4. I love Orange is the New Black. We ditched our cable many years ago and it is nice to see that Netflix has improved so much over the years and provides so many great shows to watch.

  5. Stefany says:

    I absolutely LOVE OITNB. It is one of my favorite shows on Netflix.

  6. aimee fauci says:

    I love this!!! Orange is the New Black is my favorite Netflix show! Did you see the lady on the bus (I don’t know her name.. black short hair) get on to that one day that was preaching.. it was greatness.

  7. Orange is the New Black is one of my favorite shows. The costumes – and the Alex wig/glasses – are awesome!

  8. Debbie says:

    Great costume idea! I’ve heard a lot about this show and think it’s great that Netfli has gone from DVD’s, to what they are now with streaming and original shows.

  9. Erica Brooks says:

    I’ve never watched the show. The costumes are cute though.

  10. Tess says:

    Ha ha that is adorable! I have not even watch that series yet I’m going to have to check it out. it looks good!

  11. Jeanine says:

    So awesome! I’ve never watched OITNB but I’ve heard lots about it! We have a roku too and only watch netflix! I’m obsessed!

  12. Melissa Vera says:

    I have yet to see this show. My middle daughter has seen it and is in love with it.

  13. Heather says:

    LOL! That costume totally looks like Nikki I love it!

  14. Annie says:

    I have never watched the show. However, I think it’d be easy to dress up for during Halloween ๐Ÿ˜‰

  15. I never missed an episode! It is so captivating.

  16. Ave says:

    Wish we had Netflix here in Spain! There would be so many shows I’d like to see. Love the costume!

  17. Oh, that’s funny! I haven’t seen Orange is the New Black, but I’ve heard lots about it! Love your “looks”!

  18. Ann Bacciaglia says:

    I loved watching the first two seasons of Orange is the New Black. I can not wait to see the third season. I dressed up as a hippie this year.

  19. Theresa says:

    That costume is too cool! My husband and I love that show, so it would have been fun to dress up as one of the inmates!

  20. Nikki says:

    I really need to watch this show! I keep hearing so many good things about it. You look totally wicked in that costume!

  21. Rosey says:

    I haven’t seen it but I’ve heard of it and the costume made me laugh. Extra cool w/the wig.

  22. Liz Mays says:

    I’ve only seen the first episode of the show so far. Right now I’m hooked on Dexter and about to finish season two. Love your costume!

  23. Orange is the new black is one of mine and Hubby’s favorite shows to watch together. We don’t have cable either. I love the Halloween custome idea. I didn’t dress up. My seven year old daughter did as Anna from frozen.

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