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27 Totally '90s Costumes That Are All That. Walkman Optional

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 10.10.2015 | Good News

"Clueless." "The Sandlot." Kurt Cobain. You really think there's a decade with more costume-worthy pop culture than the '90s? As if! What better way t...

8 Confessions From A Former Professional Scareactor

Madeline Wahl | Posted 10.08.2016 | Entertainment
Madeline Wahl

At my first scareactor audition, I didn't understand how fun it would be to scare the sh*t out of random people. It's liberating to act in a new way and to have no one from your "real" life recognize you.

The Inevitable Devolution Of Your Halloween Costume Idea

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 10.08.2015 | Comedy

What did you have in mind for a Halloween costume this year? Well, you should know that with each passing second that you spend reading this very deli...

23 Dog And Kid Halloween Costumes That Will Make You Squeal

The Huffington Post | Hollis Miller | Posted 10.01.2015 | Parents

What could possibly be cuter than a kid in a Halloween costume? A kid AND a dog in coordinated costumes together! If you're thinking of dressing up bo...

How To Turn Wet Hot American Summer Into The Best Group Halloween Costume

Brit + Co | Posted 10.02.2016 | Style
Brit + Co

This TV show has to be one of the most legendary reunions we've seen in ages, and it's only right that we celebrate it with an epic Halloween group costume. We've got all the inspo you need to crank out this seventeen-person squad costume the *right* way.

22 Halloween Costumes For Twins That Are Double The Fun

The Huffington Post | Hollis Miller | Posted 09.26.2016 | Parents

Dressing up two kids for Halloween can be double the fun ― whether they want to be a spooky or sweet pair. For the parents of twins looking for cost...

Dachshunds Participate In The Doggone Cutest Race Ever For Charity

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 09.22.2015 | Good News

This may not be the most competitive race you've ever seen, but it most certainly is the cutest. A group of more than 50 dachshunds participated in t...

Pemberley Portraits: A Modern Couple's Take on Pride and Prejudice

Prasanna Ranganathan | Posted 08.14.2016 | Weddings
Prasanna Ranganathan

Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice starts with this classic line: "It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife."

Man Dresses As A Princess To Boost His Niece's Confidence, Wins Hearts Everywhere

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.24.2015 | Good News

"Sometimes you just have to be a princess." So says Jesse Nagy, the 25-year-old uncle to Izzy, age 4, who was a little nervous to wear a princess o...

Misty Copeland Talks Fashion, Memoir and Body Image

Mary Alice Franklin | Posted 01.08.2015 | Arts
Mary Alice Franklin

It's quite overwhelming to be in the presence of someone who crushes multiple stereotypes, and does it with grace. Misty Copeland is African American. She does not have the typical "ballerina's body." She didn't have access to classical ballet early in life, so she began dancing "late" -- at age 13.

These May Be the Greatest Halloween Portraits of All Time

Summer Rayne Oakes | Posted 12.31.2014 | Arts
Summer Rayne Oakes

Canadian born photographer Joey L. has been shooting eye-catching portraits, campaigns and billboards of some of the most recognizable people of our time. This Halloween will mark the 25-year-old photographer's fourth anniversary of his Halloween in Brooklyn series.

In Defense of a Sexy Halloween

Brad Liberti | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Brad Liberti

The way I see it, the world is an intensely scary place right now. You can keep your American Horror Story gets-ups and your bloody severed corpses -- I have enough drama in my life. I just want to pour myself a glass of some oddly colored punch, binge on Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, and stare at some pecs and ass.

e Need To Stop Judging Other Women for Their Halloween Costumes

Erin Spencer | Posted 12.30.2014 | Women
Erin Spencer

As children, Halloween was a night of simple joy. It was a damn great holiday. You donned whatever costume you felt like a boss in and without second-guessing it, went out and ended the night with a pillowcase full of candy. You were #FLAWLESS before Beyoncé made it a thing.

What's Your Halloween Personality Type?

Rupa Mehta | Posted 12.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

When it comes down to it, there's no right or wrong way to celebrate Halloween. But when you're planning this year, listen to your gut; is there a certain side of yourself that's itching to yell "Trick or Treat"!?

I Hate Halloween

Layla Demay | Posted 12.29.2014 | Comedy
Layla Demay

Take a bunch of people, a whole country actually. Old and young, poor and rich, of any race creed and religion. The good and the bad. The smart and the stupid. And for the occasion, make them all stupid!

In Defense of Halloween

Gina Barreca | Posted 10.28.2014 | Comedy
Gina Barreca

Why does Halloween remain the occasion upon which we Americans actually have most fun as a group?

Faithful Shopper: Happy Halloween

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.24.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Okay, the big day is here, and you're still figuring out your - or your child's -- costume for the evening's festivities. Fortunately thanks to all ou...

You'll Freakin' Flip For These DIY 'Ew!' Costumes

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.24.2014 | Comedy

Finally there's a DIY costume that's definitely not "ew!" A new music video from the "Tonight Show," featuring Sara, aka Jimmy Fallon, and

Let's Talk About Men Dressing Up As Fat Women For Halloween

Lisa Wade | Posted 12.24.2014 | Women
Lisa Wade

An excellent piece of evidence that femininity is hilarious or ridiculous in U.S. culture, or even frightening or disgusting, is the fact that men use the category "woman" as a Halloween costume.

7 Reasons Why This School Is Banning Halloween

Karyn Pickles | Posted 12.22.2014 | Parents
Karyn Pickles

This gem scrolled through my Facebook feed yesterday: A friend's children's school has decided to forgo Halloween this year in favor of... I don't know... Friday, I guess. The decision was attributed to the "staff" and the reasons behind it were given as follows.

Permission to Play

Karin Joy Whitley | Posted 12.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Karin Joy Whitley

At what age do we feel that playfulness, dressing up and acting silly, should stop? With our daily responsibilities, stress and obligations, don't we need some comic relief? Taking us back to childhood even for a few minutes can spark the child within us and lift our spirits.

Liat Kornowski

Movie-Inspired Halloween Costumes That Are So Super Easy | Liat Kornowski | Posted 11.06.2014 | Entertainment

Coming up with a stellar Halloween costume can be hard, especially when your busy life leaves little room for planning and shopping. Fortunately, we'v...

These Emoji Masks Are The Best Halloween Costumes $5 Can Buy

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 10.21.2014 | Technology

It's almost Halloween, and you want to go to a costume party, but you're cheap and lazy. What to do? Buy a creepy-as-hell emoji mask. "Awwww"? Or "...

8 Easy Pop Culture-Inspired Halloween Costumes for Men | Posted 12.21.2014 | Entertainment

This is your chance to take a different approach to this weird calendar event by imitating and paying tribute to some of the most influential figures in pop culture and the news today.

When Halloween Costumes Go Traumatically Wrong

Aimee Heckel | Posted 12.20.2014 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

he was a fairy princess for Halloween last year, and this year she decided to be something much different: a fairy Ariel princess. No, not a Faerial princess, Mom. Stop trying to be clever; you're annoyatating me.