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The Halloween Inspiration Board: Amelia Earhart

Amelias are hot s**t right now. There’s me, of course, and then there’s Amelia Earhart, the legendary female aviator who will be immortalized in a movie starring Hilary Swank later this year. Amelia’s style was already super fierce and I love a costume that allows me to buy pieces that I could wear again. Check out how I would rock her high-flying style on the cheap(ish), after the jump, but know you could always spend more on some of these pieces so they last a lifetime. Keep reading »

The Halloween Inspiration Board: Maryann Forrester From “True Blood”

Didn’t you just love to hate Maryann Forrester in season two of “True Blood“? Author Charlaine Harris has one helluva imagination, but it was creator/executive producer Alan Ball who brought Maryann to life. Even though she was a rather annoying villain (surprisingly, though, she was less annoying than Sookie Stackhouse), none of this season would have been possible without Maryann’s maenad craziness. So why not celebrate “He who comes” by dressing like his bride for Halloween? Just remember to periodically raise your arms and quiver? How to get the look, after the jump!

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Costumes For Trick-Or-Treating Or Turning Tricks?

Halloween is the one time of year when grown women let their hair down and bring their hemlines up as they become risque revelers at parties and parades across the country. But raunchy costumes aren’t only for those above the age of consent this year. A growing trend at costume stores and websites is offering risque costumes for tweens. The Dark Angel Tween Girl’s Costume, sold at SpiritHalloween.com, comes with a lace bustier, fishnet footless tights, and fishnet fingerless gloves. Similarly, Devil Delight Tween Girl’s Costume has a butt-skimming miniskirt and chest-baring bodice. The site also encourages the tween to be bad, saying: “It’s fun to look cute and be bad, you naughty girl!” Even the come-hither poses of the models are inappropriate. Would you believe some of these costumes are already sold out?! Keep reading »

The Halloween Inspiration Board: Julia Child

Think of Julia Child and the word “sexy” might not come to mind. But then think about all you could do if she were suddenly a sexy Halloween costume. Imagine a short, coquettish apron to show off legs. And a spatula to punish naughty trick-or-treaters.
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The Halloween Inspiration Board: Carmen Sandiego

I bought a long, red trench at a thrift store a couple years ago, and, without fail, I get called Carmen Sandiego every time I wear it. Dressing up as your favorite educational villain is simple if you already own a red trench — or want to buy one to wear on days other than Halloween. And if you’re not into forking over 50 bucks for a coat you’ll wear once, the Salvation Army is always a good place to start your search. Keep reading »

Quick Pic: How To Look Naked Without Showing Any Skin

This look from Mila Schon’s Spring 2010 collection during Milan Fashion Week would be the perfect Halloween costume for someone who wants to look like Amber Rose, Rihanna, and Lady Gaga rolled into one. [Milan, 9/29/09] Keep reading »

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