Monday, October 14, 2013

Halloween 1974

October is nearly half over and I have not broached the H subject --- until now. H, as in Halloween, is a day near and dear to the heart of femulators throughout Girl World

Early on, I used Halloween as an excuse to shop for my lady wardrobe.

"I'm going to a Halloween party dressed as a woman, so I need a... (fill in the blank with whatever I needed at the time: wig, bra, girdle, dress, high heels, makeup, purse, etc., etc., etc.)

I used that excuse a lot when I was still closeted. I dunno if I fooled any of the store staff with my Halloween story. Not many guys are going to spend $100 or more on a wig for one night, so something else must be going on.

At least once, I outed myself. I was 23 years old working in Kingston, New York, a couple of hours away from home and my stash of female finery. Halloween was coming up and I decided it was a perfect time to start my Kingston Kollection.

I found an old school lingerie store where I intended to buy an all-in-one. An older woman greeted me as I entered the store. I told her my Halloween story and added that I wanted an all-in-one.

That probably tipped my hand immediately; how many guys know what's an all-in-one.

The woman used a tape measure to take my measurements. Then she went in the back room and returned a few minutes later with two all-in-ones.

"Take these to the dressing room, try them on and call me so I can see if they fit properly."

I did not expect such a hands-on sale, but was glad to have it. I quickly stripped down to my briefs, zipped myself into my all-in-one and called for the saleswoman and by doing so, I tipped my hand again.

"Wow - that was quick," she remarked. (I assumed that her other male customers were not as fast as I when trying on their "first" all-in-one.)

She then checked me out and remarked that I had a real girlish figure. I tipped my hand again as my face turned beet red in embarrassment. Strike three --- I was out.

Source: Femulate Archive

Couple gender exchange, Halloween 2011.

Source: Express

Wearing Express.


  1. Aahhhh....but what a fun way to be "out!"

  2. The "Halloween" excuse is a wonderful reason to be out and about while dressed or to use an a basis for an in-store purchase of woman's clothing.

    While it was not my first time out of the house while dressed (I had dressed in hotel rooms on business trips or at a support group meeting or for a simple driving while dressed outing, etc.) I had a very memorable Halloween outing in the late 1990s.

    As a CD/Femulator my aim tends to look as much like a proper woman as possible. As such some of the costumes tend to make me feel more un-natural than simpy dressing as a woman. Nevertheless, I did see an opening to get out and I was not going to let it go to waste.

    My favorite dress at that time was a blue dress with its own liner/slip. I matched it with a black shoulder length wig, pumps, a beret and a cigar and made it to a nice bar party as Monica Lewinsky. I was in costume, I had a story that went with the costume and I had a great time.

    I wonder how many of your other readers had their first memorable outing in connection with Halloween.


  3. While still in my closet I always used Halloween as an excuse to buy female intimates, hose, heels, and outfits. My Google picture is of me dressed in one such "adult" costume! After my first outing I shortened all the hemlines, I learned quickly and saved up to buy a sewing machine!

    When I think back on it I'm sure I didn't fool anyone! It's just the real me coming through and I'm quite comfortable with that.

  4. One year, back in my high school days, a friend suggested that we throw a Halloween party. I suggested we host it together - with her as the host and me as the hostess. It was a wonderful evening, and she went all out helping me be as feminine as possible. (Not that I needed that much help) The following year, many friends who had heard about the party but didn't attend expressed doubt as to my ability to pull off a convincing woman. So I was able to do it again THAT year - as an "I told you so"! You gotta love Halloween!

  5. 1984 might have been the peak of Halloween for femulators. I attended my all boys Catholic high school Halloween party as Annie Lennox. Instead of a masculine look, I kept the short hair and attitude but wore a stunning strapless silver mini sequin dress. My girlfriend suited up as Dave Stewart. We got onstage during the playing of "Sweet Dreams" to impersonate the Eurythmics. Androgyny was so accepted at the time the same uptight principal that handed out detention for chewing gum in school cheered along with the crowd. I was able to get away with swatting the butt of one of the football coaches during the song. The costumes were so popular, the guys begged me to dress like that for prom. That night runs through my mind every time I hear that song. What an era.