Monday, October 17, 2011

Stylish Halloween Costume Inspiration

I'm not one of those costume-in-a-bag type of girls. It's more like.. I need an excuse to buy this crazy trendy item, I might never wear again and therefore will create a Halloween costume around it. For example, this year I've been dying for a pair of totally impractical lace up leather shorts.. and voila, when combined with a packers jersey, knee socks & lace up wedges I'm a football player a la Alexander Wang.
Check out some of my other fashionable Halloween costume inspirations here, many which can be created with pieces already existing in your closet!
Stylish Costume Inspiration: Kate Middleton
For bonus points, find a male counterpart to dress as Prince William in a tailored suit! I love the union jack tote bag to trick or treat with.
Stylish Costume Inspiration: Daisy Buchanan
Accessorizing a sequined or fringed dress with art deco accessories and turban and voila, you're instantly channeling Daisy or any stylish 20's flapper.
Stylish Costume Inspiration: Black Swan
Live out your childhood ballerina dreams in a poufy black dress & lace up ballet flats a la Black Swan. & Check out the Black Swan make-up tutorial via Refinery 29 
Stylish Costume Inspiration: Football Player
These are the leather shorts that inspired this year's Halloween costume!
Do you know what you're being this year? Or what's your favorite Halloween ensemble?
xoxo, lauren


Leia said...

These ideas are amazing, Lauren! Love them all. On Halloween I'll be on a plane flying off to honeymoon so there's no dressng up for me this year :(

Midnight Cowgirl said...

Love your ideas!

Nicole @ Giraffelegs said...

an excuse to mimic Kate Middleton?!...yes please!

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