This year, when the ladies of The Frisky decided to show off our rad Halloween costumes from Yandy.com, online purveyor of ridiculously sexified Halloween costumes, we were met with mostly supportive, entertained viewers. Mostly…
One woman send us a comment, which has since been deleted, about how she’s “disappointed” that the women behind a feminist website would choose to wear such “sexual” costumes. But, hey, NEWSFLASH lady… what we choose to wear for Halloween, a holiday where we can be whoever we want to be and embrace another persona, has nothing to do with the way we feel about feminism. In fact, choosing to embrace our sexuality and femininity without shame is exactly the type of body confidence we hope to encourage, and YOU, my friend, are slut-shaming. Keep reading »
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 Halloween costumes. I’m all for slutty animals and sexy storybook characters, but the line needs to be drawn somewhere. Probably here.
Halloween is almost here, which means women everywhere have carte blanche to get all sexied up for the night. That’s fine, I guess … if that’s your thing. Although, I’m not sure I get why anyone would want to dress as a “sexy guitar.” Aren’t there better ways to get play? Click through to see some more sexy Halloween costumes that we just don’t understand.
Yes, we’ve all heard that “Mean Girls” quote about how Halloween is the one night a year when girls can dress like a total slut. And I’ll admit that the “sexy costume” craze has led to some weird combinations, like Sexy Chewbacca and Sexy Skunk. But every year, in the weeks leading up to our scariest holiday, the slut-shaming rises to a dull roar, and everybody starts saying things like, “When did Halloween become an excuse to dress up like a slut?”
The answer is ALWAYS. When I was in 6th grade, I begged my mother to let me dress up as a hooker, because Halloween has always been about dressing up like a slut. And you know why? Because it’s fun! Keep reading »
Yesterday, Simcha told you the many advantages and disadvantages of wearing sexy costumes and wearing funny costumes (wear something “funny” and the likelihood that you’ll hook up with someone decreases substantially). Now we want to know: Are you slutting it up tonight, or did you come up with a truly clever costume? Keep reading »