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Halloween Costume Inspiration: Helena From “Orphan Black”

“Orphan Black” is one of my favorite shows on TV, so who better to channel for Halloween then my favorite clone, Helena. (Or, if you’ve got a gang of girls, go as ALL the clones.) Chances are, you can pull a lot of this costume from your own closet — Helena is all about her… More »


Halloween Costume Inspiration: Sad Mental Mellie From “Scandal”

Poor Mellie Grant. This season on “Scandal,” the spitfire First Lady is deep in mourning, losing her shit over the death of her son during last season’s finale. Sad Mental Mellie is in a bathrobe all the time, can’t stop eating greasy fried chicken and potato chips, and has no fucks to give about Fitz’s… More »


13 Totally Non-Sexy Things Turned Into “Sexy” Halloween Costumes

October 31 is just around the corner, so I’ve begun looking for the perfect Halloween costume to trump last year’s “Sexy French Fries.” While browsing Yandy.com— which basically has every scandalous costume known to man— I found a ton of totally non-sexy characters and things that have been sexed up and, for some reason, turned into… More »


Babies And Dogs In Matching Halloween Costumes Make Me Want A Baby And A Dog

Dogs and babies have the same effect on me as old people: They’re adorable and I often find myself wanting to take them home. So when I found out that TJ.Maxx and Marshalls will be selling matching Halloween costumes for babies and pups, my uterus almost exploded. I know petnapping and kidnapping is illegal, so… More »


Nicki Minaj’s Halloween Costume Left Little To The Imagination

Holy crap. But where does Officer Minaj put her gun? See a few more shots from Nicki’s Instagram after the jump! … More »


26 Adorable Celeb Kids Dressed Up For Halloween

Neil Patrick Harris, David Burtka and their twins, Gideon and Harper, already won Halloween with their costume earlier in the week, but Neil didn’t lie when he said they were really bringing it on actual Halloween day. You guys get all the extra credit! Also, adopt me, please!

But they had some competition! Click on for even more… More »


Ellen DeGeneres’ Nicki Minaj Costume Is The Breast!

And yet another celeb proves you can dress up as someone of another race without resorting to racist blackface! Ellen DeGeneres sauntered out for today’s Halloween episode of her show looking remarkably busty as she channeled Nicki Minaj’s recent appearance for her Halloween costume. Them’s some convincing underboob! Well done. [Buzzfeed] … More »


Miley Cyrus Nails Lil’ Kim Halloween Costume (Without Blackface!)

Whatta miracle! Miley Cyrus managed to prove that it’s possible to dress up as a famous person of another race for Halloween — without resorting to blackface. Now we know why Miley was rocking that purple wig the other day — it’s part of her Lil’ Kim Halloween costume. Cyrus posted photos of herself dressed… More »


Halloween Inspiration Board: Your Worst Coachella Nightmare

It’s maybe kind of sad that it’s possible for a random summer concertgoer to be a Halloween costume. Whatever. Dry your tears on your crochet tank, pull on your absurdly frayed and sun-bleached denim shorts, spend 30 minutes buckling your complicated and uncomfortable gladiator sandals, and prepare your best “I’ve got sunstroke but I don’t… More »


15 Celebs Dressed As Other Celebs For Halloween

Paris Hilton dressed as Miley Cyrus for Halloween and is she is rocking the look. I guess she looks, “hot.” Her Instagrammed photo says, “Twerk or treat,” which might be the quote of a generation. As we predicted (and just about everyone else on the planet did) Miley’s VMA performance would spark one of the hottest costumes this year. Perhaps… More »


Halloween Inspiration Board: Macklemore

If you really want your Macklemore costume to be authentic, you would purchase all of the elements from your local thrift shop. All you need is a faux fur coat, either a pro-gay marriage T-shirt (a reference to his song “Same Love”) or a sports Jersey (the Bulls or Sonics or Celtics), gold chains, high… More »


Let’s Guess What Lady Gaga’s Latest Rejected Halloween Costume Is!

First she was a giant piece of shredded wheat. Then came Sexy Salvador Dali and the Ghost of Isadora Duncan. Now we have … the Goddess of Masking Tape & Chalk Dust, risen from the bowels of Office Depot, here to haunt our cubicles and classrooms? That’s my guess. Yours? [Photos: Fame/Flynet]More »


Halloween Inspiration Board: Janelle Monae

The key to selecting a successful pop culture-inspired Halloween costume is choosing someone who has an iconic or distinctive look — be it their hair, makeup, accessories or clothing. Nail that specific element of the costume that makes the inspiration immediately recognizable and you’re golden. With her signature pompadour, skinny suits, black-and-white details and bow-ties,… More »


28 Cute Costumed Dogs At The 2013 Tompkins Square Park Halloween Dog Parade

Saturday was New York City’s 23rd annual Tompkins Square Park Dog Halloween Parade, where tons of pooches prance around in ridiculous costumes and win awards that only their owners truly appreciate. Though Tompkins Square Park is only a few blocks from my apartment, my dog Lucca is a snot and refuses to let me dress… More »


There Was A Lot Of Blackface At This Africa-Themed Halloween Party

I mean, really. I think I have written “blackface” more in the last few days than I have in the last year. Just because it’s Halloween doesn’t make it any less offensive and racist, people! Alright, so I suppose one shouldn’t be surprised that when some fashion-industry dimwit throws a costume party called “Disco Africa,” More »


32 Celebs That Didn’t Dress Up In Blackface This Halloween

Contrary to what Julianne Hough might have thought — and since apologized for — it is possible to get all dolled up for Halloween without being offensive and wearing someone’s skin color as a “costume.” These 32 other celebrities managed to dress up, some to the point of being unrecognizable, without donning blackface. What a treat! … More »


Halloween Inspiration Board: Taylor Swift In The Video For “22”

The best part about dressing up as Taylor Swift in the music video for “22”? It’s made up entirely of pieces you’ll wear again and again. Well, maybe not the heart sunglasses. You can give those to your niece or raver friend or save them for next year’s “Lolita” costume. Whatever. To make sure everyone… More »


October 22: What Are We Wearing Today? (Sexy Halloween Costume Edition!)

When Halloween costume purveyor Yandy.com — best known for their incredible array of hilariously absurd “sexy” costumes — reached out to us and offered to send us any costumes we wanted, we wasted on time saying yes. As much as we’ve poked fun at Yandy’s costumes over the years, we happen to seriously appreciate the… More »


27 Kids’ Halloween Costumes That Will Make Your Ovaries Do Somersaults

Ohmygodhelpme. I have fallen into a kids’ costume k-hole and I can’t get out. Warning to any man who sleeps with me in the next, oh, 30 days: don’t trust me when I say I’m on the Pill. I’m not. If I say that I am, it’s just because I’m desperate to have a baby of… More »


An Open Letter To People Who Go Balls Out On Halloween

Dear People Who Go Balls Out On Halloween,

I’m not referring to people who choose Halloween costumes that expose their testicles. If you are one of those people, you’ll probably want to close this page and move on to a different open letter that deals more specifically with your definition of “balls out.” More »