Here is an adorably geeky photo of Alex and his fiancee, Courtney.
The big story, though, is in constructing the Spock ears. Alex and Courtney made a desperate search of costume stores and such to find pointy ears for Halloween, and found nothing.
Then Alex searched the Internet.
The best Spock ears he found involved actual stitches to modify the shape of the ear. Putting his EMT knowledge to practical use, Alex thought, “If you don’t have stitches, you always have butterfly bandages.” Thus, the Spock ears:
Add a little makeup paint to blend the bandage into the skin, and you’re all set.
Photos courtesy of Alex Smith and Courtney Miller. Used by permission.