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This Glowing Van Gogh Costume Will Brighten Your Halloween

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 10.31.2016 | Arts

Glow, baby, glow. Redditor Vito Polizzi just brushed away all competition for costumes this year with his Vincent van Gogh getup. The damn thing GLOWS...

11 DIY Election-Themed Halloween Costume Ideas (Because 2016)

Jonathan Savitt | Posted 10.14.2016 | Comedy
Jonathan Savitt

Go ahead. Try to be something scarier than this election.

Why Are Stores Still Selling 'Tranny Granny' Halloween Costumes?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.04.2016 | Queer Voices

In what appears to officially be a disappointing trend each Halloween, a number of retailers are once again coming under fire for a costume deemed off...

The Scariest Thing You Didn't Know About 'The Silence Of The Lambs'

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 08.24.2016 | Entertainment

As an unverified legend about “The Silence of the Lambs” goes, Anthony Hopkins suggested his character, Hannibal Lecter, should wear white prison ...

Portraits From Coney Island's Mermaid Parade

Erica Simone | Posted 06.22.2016 | New York
Erica Simone

The parade is always held in such outrageous spirit, with costumes mainly inspired by the sea (and nudity), and with people of all colors, shapes and sizes. It's typically a blinding medley of color, craft and total craziness.

Watch Jennifer Lopez Strike A Pose As Selena In '90s Photo Shoot

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 03.10.2016 | Latino Voices

In the early '90s Jennifer Lopez was a fly girl -- literally, as a dancer for "In Living Color"-- but by the end of the decade the Nuyorican triple-th...

Party Done.

Ayana Malaika Crichlow | Posted 02.17.2017 | Black Voices
Ayana Malaika Crichlow

Trinidad carnival is over.

Harrison Ford Talks About His Plane Crash In A Hot Dog Suit

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.30.2015 | Entertainment

For Harrison Ford, being in a plane crash was the wurst. The actor, who survived after his plane crashed on a Los Angeles golf course in March, opened...

How Universal Orlando Sets the Stage for Halloween Horror Nights 25 in just 60 Minutes

Jim Hill | Posted 10.16.2016 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

It takes a lot of coordination between various departments across the theme park. Not to mention months and months of advance planning.

This Couple Turned Their Wedding Into One Epic Costume Party

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 10.07.2015 | Weddings

When Donna Almendrala and Chris Joel tied the knot in August, they opted for a unique twist on the traditional black-tie affair. The couple upped the ...

Project Runway's Helen Castillo and Her No-Frills Take on Fashion

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 05.06.2016 | Style
Lauren Kruczyk

Recently, Helen Castillo of "Project Runway All Stars" visited Houston for the Vanity event at Henke and Pillot--a fashion event featuring local models, a cocktail hour, live entertainment, giveaways and a runway show viewing with designers.

All the Doors to Hollywood and How to Open Them -- Costume Designer

Anne M. Strick | Posted 03.16.2015 | Entertainment
Anne M. Strick

How does a costume designer go about the job? "It's all very precise", says Louise Frogley, among whose credits are The Conspirator and The Men Who Stare at Goats, and who has been in the business for 35 years.

You'll Be Mesmerized By Heidi Klum Getting Into Her Costume

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 11.01.2014 | Entertainment

Take notes, people. "Project Runway" host Heidi Klum is known for having some of the most incredible Halloween costumes, but this year's metamorph...

E-BOO!-la

John K. Herr | Posted 12.30.2014 | Comedy
John K. Herr

Hello, my name is Dr. Francis Collins, and I am the director of the National Institutes of Health. Thank you for joining us for this live-blogging session. I am here to answer all your questions about Ebola or any other health issue. Let's get started.

Eerie Interiors

ZOOM interiors | Posted 12.29.2014 | HuffPost Home
ZOOM interiors

Halloween is one of the cheesiest traditions. That's right, cheesy. It is supposed to be scary, yet somehow it turns into a cheesefest, stinky enough to make Switzerland proud.

Halloween Portraits- Let the Fun Begin

Mimo Khair | Posted 12.29.2014 | Arts
Mimo Khair

Halloween, a time to push the limits in editing photographs, a chance to break the rules and to have so much fun doing it. Every year, my daughter and her friends pose to provide images of imaginary characters in an imaginary world. I just love creating these images year after year.

Let Us Explicitly Tell You Why These Costumes Are Wrong. Because Ignorance Is Spooky

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 09.23.2016 | Impact

It wouldn't be Halloween season without the following racist, sexist and offensive costumes. "But it's all in good fun!" you probably want to exclaim....

New Orleans Saint Patrick's Day(s)!!

Kenny Klein | Posted 05.17.2014 | Entertainment
Kenny Klein

Most cities celebrate Saint Patrick's Day in the usual way: a parade, green beer, and the belief that everyone can enjoy the privilege of being Irish for one day. But here in New Orleans, we don't just have a parade: we have four parades!

Mardi Gras 2014: Soggy Fun in the Marigny!

Kenny Klein | Posted 03.05.2014 | Entertainment
Kenny Klein

Every year I play a little game with myself on Mardi Gras. I dare myself to last ten minutes on Bourbon Street. Just ten minutes...

Ancient Pagan Ritual Still Being Practiced Today

Global Yodel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Global Yodel

In the transition from hunting and gathering to tweeting and posting, what did we lose? That's what Charles Fréger set out to explore in his photo series Wilder Mann, a study of the costumes used in pagan rituals still practiced today in Europe.

No, Hijab Isn't My Halloween Costume

Kirstin S. Dane | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Kirstin S. Dane

Yes, I can take it off whenever I choose, but the hijab for me is my identity. It is how I present myself to the world and it is a reflection of my belief that I am following a religious tradition. And that's something no costume can ever capture.

Getting Halloween Right Amid Geisha, Indian, and Pimp Costumes

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 12.25.2013 | San Francisco
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Malachi Segers For young adults hunting for a last minute Halloween costume, it's often really hard to walk the line between cool and offensive. ...

Which Cosplayer Wins?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.14.2013 | Weird News

With New York Comic Con happening, and Halloween fast approaching, people everywhere are scrambling to get their costumes together fast. If you're hav...

A French Family

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

The land has a misty charm; with deep blue hydrangeas and red poppies growing like wild weeds everywhere, Brittany is a land of strange beauty and secrets, legends and fairies, warriors and fishermen.

Romany Malco Recreates Oscar-Nominated Best Actor Performances (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.26.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

To round out our Academy Awards-themed week, actor Romany Malco ("Weeds", "40 Year-Old Virgin," "Think Like A Man") performs monologues from this year...