Need some last-minute Halloweenie inspiration? Tara, at Nothing Elegant, has as awesome roundup of some fabulous ladies from history, along with a costume breakdown featuring things you probably already have in your closet and the few things you’ll need to get. First up, Marie Curie. Pop on over for the rest.
Who: Marie Curie, First Lady of science, physicist, chemist, and creator of the theory of radioactivity.
Why: Because you can carry your favorite beverage around in a beaker and tell everyone it’s a dangerous radioactive element.
You already have: A loose black dress.
You need: Thick glasses, a clear beaker, and a discheveled top-knot.