6 Halloween Costumes You May Already Have In Your Closet

Halloween is quickly creeping up and if you are like me that means you’ve been thinking about what you want to be since last year. If you still have no idea what you want to be, don’t freak. There are plenty of costumes you can throw together quickly with staple pieces you have in your closet. If not, they are pieces you are able to wear beyond the holiday. I’ve gathered six iconic looks and inspirational get the look pieces that will help you design a great last minute costume that are fun and creative for Halloween.

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1. Spiga Double Breasted Walker Coat | 2. Sleeveless Seam Flippy Dress | 3. Pillbox Hat | 4. High Heeled Leather Court Shoe | 5. ASOS Jewel Stud Earrings | 6. Crystal Leaf Brooch | 7. Sterling Silver Replica Ring | 8. Envelope Clutch Bag

Who doesn’t want to look like a princess for the night? Kate Middleton made headlines when she become the Duchess of Cambridge and you can too when you dress up as her for the night. Wear any of her iconic looks and you are sure to turn heads. You can take the look to the next level by adding a baby pump or carrying around a mini prince.

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9 Gray Items I’m Craving This Fall

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Gray is one of my favorite neutral colors. It seamlessly blends together black and white to produce a soft gray that looks great with my skin tone. Because I have a darker complexion, it is able to pick up my purple undertones and accentuate them. The color compliments me in every way imaginable, and it is for that reason that the color gray matters to me and my fall wardrobe. My wish list of items range from footwear to home décor because my obsession with this color knows no bounds. In a nutshell, gray is a color of composure as it sits between two opposite colors (black and white), but it is also a classic, which is sleek and refined. Its ability to be all these things is why my fall must-have color is gray.

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Is H&M’s Sister-Brand “& Other Stories” the Next Big Thing ?

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H&M’s sister-brand, & Other Storiesmade its grand debut this week with the opening of its first US flagship store in New York City. On Thursday, October 16th, a lucky few stood in line and waited as this “must-have” European brand unlocked its doors for the first time. As evident by the storefront’s long line and crash of its e-commerce site, which works in tandem with the NYC location, & Other Stories‘ stateside presence has been long anticipated. And why shouldn’t it be? The brand is in a league of its own.

“Basic non-basics” is how they characterize themselves, and their collaborations as well as each piece of their in-house collection (which ranges from a $8 hand lotion to a $475 mohair-blend coat) resonates with an element of simplicity and luxury. There’s no doubt in my mind that & Other Stories be a new shopping favorite for the US fashionista, for their key to success lies not only in their partnership with retailer favorite, H&M, but their ability to produce collections that can compete with top contenders like COS, Topshop, and Zara. And luckily, they’re doing just that.


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Oversized Scarves to Keep You Warm This Fall

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With the weather getting colder and colder, it’s time to take out one of my favorite cold weather accessories: scarves! I am especially obsessed with the oversized scarves trend. Unlike regular scarves, oversized scarves are definitely statement pieces when it comes to adding that extra oomph to your outfit!

1. Oversized Square Scarf in Check, ASOS | 2. Oversized Geo Blanket Scarf, Urban Outfitters | 3. Demi Boucle Oversized Scarf, Free People | 4. Two-Toned Checked Scarf, Zara | 5. Oversized Knit Scarf, ASOS | 6. Jaya Scarf, Nasty Gal

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8 Long Vests You Should Wear This Fall

There’s always one item every girl wishes she had more of in her closet, and mine is the long vest. Before this season, I never really thought much of them, but now that I’ve acquired one I can’t help but shake this feeling that I must have more. Its length and thickness, which provides a nice layer of warmth, makes it easy to wear with any garment, a fancy skirt or even jeans. Either way, it’s perfect for any setting. The long vest definitely tops my fall wish list, so how about yours?

1. Biker Waistcoat | 2. Bounce Knit Hooded Long Vest | 3. Double Pocket Vest | 4. French Connection Textured Waistcoat | 5. H&M Knit Vest | 6. Ichi Vintage Waistcoat | 7. Faux Fur Vest | 8. Intermix Tailored Long Vest

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Allison’s Favorite Spooky-Cute Accessories For Halloween

There’s something about Halloween that just makes me so nostalgic—I remember watching horror movies with my cousins at my grandfather’s house, trick or treating around the neighborhood, all of the great Halloween episodes of my favorite shows and even listening to my favorite band (the Misfits) for the first time. Since Halloween is my favorite holiday, I definitely go a little overboard when it comes to spooky accessories and apparel. This Halloween is no different—I’ve already built up a wishlist of my favorite pieces that I’d love to wear for my favorite holiday.

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Get the Look: Blake Lively

If you haven’t heard, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds are expecting their first child! Blake Lively is definitely a style icon of mine, even though our styles are very different. She is never afraid to try out the latest trends, and always seems to make her outfits look effortless. At her recent baby shower, she didn’t disappoint with her outfit for the intimate celebration. Even the baby shower was full of fall party inspiration, from pumpkins and sweet baby clothes to flowing maxi skirts.

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