Examples of Playaware for Virgins

There’s often a bit of confusion as to what you should wear on the playa. You don’t have to wear anything but a hat and sunscreen during the day, but you may want to have some fun accessories. Night time is when the event really comes to life, some folks wear extravagant headresses and mutant outfits I even saw a complete Marie Antoinette one year. Most folks wear something to stand out just a bit. That might be an old prom dress with EL wire woven in, it might be some sort of mad scientist get-up or a modern day raver look. Here’s some examples, some of which are our camp, some are from around the playa:


Thrift Stores, Blog Updated

Ok, so I changed the sidebar a bit on this blog.  You can now see recent comments and I updated the Burning Blog RSS feed to be the current one.

Today, I scored a deal at Yesterday’s Rose, where there was a 1/2 off linens sale.  Got two sheets for $1, which Herb and I will be using to cover the mesh in our tent.  Our rainfly keeps rain out but allows ventilation through the screen mesh on the roof and two sides of the tent, which I’m sure would be swell in the rain, but seems a rather horrid idea for the playa.  Details and photos of the fix to come.   Oh yeah, this thrift store had bikes too.  3 or 4 kids bikes and one adult bike.

If any of you want to try to find deals in Northern Virginia, here is a map of thrift stores:

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The Costume Closet

I thought I would throw up pictures of the latest additions to our costume closet! This jacket is made out of fur scraps I had lying around. I didn’t know I was creating a 1992 fly girl jacket. Fresh! size large



mmmmmmm, furry sweater jacket! size L


Classy white Jordache jacket! size medium. Weaver this jacket will look fantastic with your pink dress! It fits Ryan W like a glove!


ahhhh, double knit! I picked up all these scary knit prints at a yardsale. This jacket looks like a cracked out suburban jogging suit! size small/medium

let me know what you guys think, or if you have any requests. I am happy to sew for you all, but we need to get on it asap!