C’mon, Get Clever!
By Jenny Bahn
There is nothing less inspiring than walking into your local Halloween shop to buy a cookie-cutter costume. Rows upon rows feature the same handful of bagged outfits, ensuring that you and everyone else who didn’t have enough time to whip something up are dressed exactly the same… [MORE]
With Halloween, a little bit of effort makes all the difference. Buying vintage is a great way to put together a fantastic and unique costume, even if you’re planning on dressing up as something everyone has seen before. Want to be a flapper girl? There are some amazing options on eBay right now, like this delicate 1920s Art Deco dress in green. Or — if you really want to go for it — there’s this absolute showstopper: a gold beaded dress currently priced around $300 (it’s worth it, trust me). And if you’ve been thinking about being a witch, there’s this black velvet dress from the 90s. All you need is a pointed hat and some black boots.
Remember, there are only a few days left before the big day. If you’re looking to buy something online, make sure to get shipping expedited!
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