Here’s an easy and inexpensive idea for a Halloween costume. My friend Fergi came across a few vintage hand puppets at a thrift store and knew they’d be the perfect accessory for Mr. Rogers. The idea is great for little kids who aren’t that excited about dressing up yet – and you can probably use clothing items they already have in their closet. I’ve found that Etsy and Ebay have vintage puppets for sale – or you could always take a chance with your local Goodwill. See all our Homemade Halloween Costumes right here.
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Here’s a really quick and easy Halloween costume idea – especially if you have access to a photobooth in your area. We had Moses put on a wig and take some fun shots in the photobooth. Then we blew up the strip at Kinkos and glued it to big piece of cardboard. We cut out the photo second from the top so that he had the perfect spot to place his face. For Halloween, he just has to wear the same shirt he wore in the booth along with the wig and hold up the strip while he walks. So much fun!
When I look back at the Halloweens of my childhood, I’d have to admit that the candy was my favorite part. Costumes and decorations came in a close second, but I can’t deny that I had (and still have) a crazy sweet tooth. With that in mind, I’m always looking for fun ways to add more candy to the Halloween festivities, and what better way to do that than with these mini ghost piñatas? Adorable hung in groups or individually, you could even hand these out as loot bags for your Halloween party this year!
by Sally J Shim
I prefer cute and sweet Halloween projects to gory and creepy ones, so these Spooky Eyes Gift Tags are perfect for celebrating Halloween. Make these gifts tags and use them for personalizing goodies for friends and neighbors. You can add cookies or whip up a fresh batch of caramel corn and place it inside the poly lined coffee bags.
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Here are three more of my favorite fashion icon costumes: Bill Cunningham, Karl Lagerfeld, and Iris Apfel. Like yesterday’s Vogue editors, these costumes are pretty easy to pull together with a few simple items costing less than $15. Make sure you click through for more photos and all the details! PS – See our costumes for Anna Wintour, Grace Coddington, and André Leon Talley here.
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