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Halloween Costume Ideas

I’ve shared some fun and easy DIY costumes that you can try out this year. And now here are some great suggestions for those of you who want to put a little more time, effort, and maybe even money, into your costume this season!

Freaky Chic: Halloween Makeup Right From The Runway from the experts at Harper’s Bazaar – Here are some great ways to translate the killer beauty styles from this season’s catwalk to the street.

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16 It Girl Approved Halloween Costume Ideas from WhoWhatWear featuring all your favorite celebrities & models. And for those who want to try the DIY approach here are The Halloween Costumes You Already Own In Your Closet.

15 Iconic Movie Looks For Halloween from the festive editors at Elle – Everything you need to play a role from Annie Hall to Rebel Without A Cause to Clockwork Orange.

Want to throw a party this year? You’ll love these pictures from Allison Sarofim’s Annual Halloween Party last year – They’re pure inspiration for costumes, décor, and festive food.

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If you’re a pro when it comes to make-up you’ll be inspired by the 5 Halloween Makeup Tutorials We’re Obsessed with from Women’s Health Magazine. From cartoon character make-up to Black Swan inspired tutorials, you’ll find it all here!

What are YOU going to be this year?

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DIY Halloween Costumes

Looking in my closet half the time I’m shocked by how much clothing I have, and the other half the time I swear I have nothing to wear…

However when I started thinking about Halloween costumes this year I happened to be in that first mindset and couldn’t bring myself to order a costume when I already have a closet filled to the brim with clothing. Clothing that could, quite easily, be turned into a perfectly serviceable costume for my favorite holiday of the year.

So with that rare rational thought in mind I decided to put together a DIY Halloween Costumes list to share with you all – Enjoy!

Hippie/Flower Child:

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What To Do: Keep this costume simple and pair either a maxi dress or a maxi skirt & crop top with hippie chic accessories. The extras are the fun part here so don’t forget to add a floral wreath, peace signs, and all the embellishments you can find.

Must Haves: Facepaint, floral wreath, flower headband, flowing maxi, and lace, eyeletfeathered anything

Cat:

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What To Do: The animal costumes are the easiest – Wear all black or white and add some face paint, ears, and perhaps a tail. Then you can concentrate on what really matters. Candy!

Must Haves: Cat ear headband, facepaint, black leggings, black turtleneck (or crop top) & flats

Twiggy/Mod Doll:

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What To Do: The key to capturing the mod style is all in the eyes. Find a fun, flattering dress & add knee-socks or platforms boots, but whatever you do, don’t step outside without giant faux eyelashes and oversized jewelry.

Must Haves: Shift or drop waist dress, oversized enamel jewelry, fake lashes, eyeliner, knee socks & flats

Skeleton/Dio de los Muertos:

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What To Do: This is the perfect costume for the creative type who isn’t in the mood to go all out this year. You get to exercise your artistic abilities with the face makeup, but can wear simple black or stripes for the main look.

Must Haves: Black leotard or bodysuit, facepaint, fun nail art, skull & crossbones accessories or kerchief & black ballet flats

Need more ideas? Head over to my festive Halloween Pinterest Board or check out Storybook Apothecary’s 13 Halloween Makeup Ideas, Refinery 29’s 10 Pop Culture-Inspired Costumes To Whip Up This Halloween & Trend Survivor’s 8 Ideas for the Little Black Halloween Costume Dress.

So tell me – What are YOU going to be for Halloween this year?

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