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Halloween Makeup Tutorial: You, But With A Gory Gash!

Um, excuse me, Halloween is tomorrow already?! If you still haven’t figured out your costume but you want to make a splash, you can always just go in your normal clothes but add this amazing gash and bruise makeup, courtesy of San Francisco-based hair and makeup artist Josie Rodriguez!

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Halloween Makeup Tutorial: Day Of The Dead

Two more days until Halloween! Yesterday, San Francisco-based film makeup artist Josie Rodriguez taught us how to become a Harley Quinn-esque hot-creepy clown. If that didn’t float your boat and maybe you’re looking for something a little bit more beautiful, you’re in luck, because today she’s teaching us how to make ourselves upMore »


Halloween Makeup Tutorial: Become A Hot/Creepy Clown!

Halloween is here – like, Saturday! If you haven’t decided what you’re going to be yet, never fear, because Josie Rodriguez, a San Francisco-based film makeup and hair artist, is here to teach us how to make ourselves creepy/hot via the power of cosmetics. First up, learn how to make yourself into a hotMore »


Small Victory: Two Retailers Remove Transphobic Caitlyn Jenner Costume

Back in August, because August is when Halloween starts, a few costume companies started advertising a Caitlyn Jenner costume featuring a cis male, masculine-presenting model dressed up as Caitlyn Jenner from her Vanity Fair cover:

The trans community and our allies were rightfully angry about this. Trans identities have, for aMore »


Jason Momoa As Aquaman Can TAKE ME NOW

Comic book fans will kill me for saying this, but you know how Aquaman started out kind of lame? I’m gonna go ahead and blame that on the image. I mean, orange and green? Really? It doesn’t exactly foster confidence in a superhero for him to look like a marigold. Even recreating his origin story… More »


13 Chickens, Rabbits, Horses & More Dressed Up For Halloween

As much as we love dogs and cats, there are a whole lot of other animals out there — and they love celebrating Halloween, too. There’s a bunch of horses, rabbits, chickens, goats and ferrets who can’t wait to go trick-or-treating, and we’ve collected a few photos of some of the very best costumes. … More »


13 Cats That Refused To Get Dressed Up For Halloween

Cats are such stubborn creatures. Case in point: These difficult jerks who refuse to even wear fur on Halloween. While their dog counterparts are yukking it up in bumblebee costumes and ridiculous hats, these cats are letting it all hang out — naked as jay birds, with their silly little lion cuts.

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10 Corgis Getting Ready For Halloween

Corgis are, to me, God’s comedy. I understand that they had some breeding reason to make a dog with short legs and a wide body, but come on, look at those guys! THEY ARE WALKING HILARITY! And what’s better than a regular ol’ corgi doing corgi things? A corgi in a costume. Which is why… More »


Fashion, From The Beginning

Ever wonder what made peplums such an enduring trend while men’s powdered wigs fell by the wayside? Me too. That’s why I’m obsessing over a new compendium of the history of fashion and costume from the Smithsonian. Titled Fashion; The Definitive History Of Costume and Style, this massive volume covers sartorial trends from the ancient… More »


Heidi Klum’s Craziest Halloween Costumes

God bless Heidi Klum. Not only is she one of the sexiest ladies in the world, but she also seems to have quite a sense of humor. Every year, Klum hosts a balls-to-the-wall Halloween party, and challenges herself to design crazier and more over-the-top costumes. This year, she’s got two costumes going on: first, a… More »


Beyonce Gets The Posh Treatment

Who does a pop diva turn to for new fashions after being outfitted by Thierry Mugler? If you’re Beyonce, then Victoria Beckham is the answer. Reportedly, Jay-Z’s little lady is so impressed with Posh’s fashion sense and newest collection, that she called her up and asked the singer turned designer to create new costumes for… More »