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LOOK: Your Best Weekend Ever

Posted 11.05.2012 | Women

Our readers had a busy first weekend of November! You guys caught up with old friends, celebrated your kids' achievements, and volunteered to help vic...

Green Halloween

Carolyn Scott | Posted 12.31.2012 | Green
Carolyn Scott

'Tis the season for black and orange but let's not forget about green! While we are prepping for ghouls, goblins and sinful goodies, be sure to try some of these simple green tips so that the rest of the year doesn't become an environmental nightmare!

Playboy Mansion on Halloween -- Sans Boyfriend

Lisa Jey Davis | Posted 12.26.2012 | Women
Lisa Jey Davis

Don't ask me why I'm so excited to be visiting the Playboy Mansion for a Halloween party.

LOOK: Your Best Weekend Ever

Posted 10.29.2012 | Women

Seems like it was a pretty eventful Halloweekend. In addition to dressing up, going out and contending with pre-Hurricane Sandy preparations, HuffPost...

YouTube's Most Outrageous Halloween Pet Costumes

Shira Lazar | Posted 12.26.2012 | Style
Shira Lazar

YouTube is famously reliable for its source pool of hilarious, adorable, and compellingly shareable dog and cat videos. So, with October nearing an end, What's Trending took the opportunity to compile the best of these furry friends' costumes for Halloween 2012!

7 Deliciously Frightful Halloween Recipes

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 12.19.2012 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

Regardless of whether you are too old for haunted houses or young enough to still be terrified by bowls of blood (ketchup), Halloween is a time for parties, costumes or otherwise.

The Faithful Shopper: Happy Halloween

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.16.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's that time of year again: one that has become the second biggest retail holiday of the year (I kid you not): Halloween! And of course New York has the best costumes and party items in the world.

Wigs Are My Superhero Costume

Salon | Posted 10.15.2012 | Women

I was sitting at my kitchen table with a guy I’d met earlier that night. It was some dark hour beyond midnight, maybe 2 a.m., maybe 4 a.m., and I wa...

My Giraffe Gaffe: Surviving Homemade Halloween Costumes

Jim Higley | Posted 12.09.2012 | Parents
Jim Higley

I've never been good at outdoor Halloween decorations. I've tried, but usually end up ripping things down long before October 31 due to pure embarrassment. One thing I am pretty good at, however, is making Halloween costumes.

Americans Expected To Spend $370 Million On Pet Halloween Costumes

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 10.05.2012 | Money

Forget the jobs report, this must be the clearest indicator that the economy is recovering. Americans are expected to spend a record $370 million t...

You Won't Believe This Guy's Costume

Posted 11.23.2012 | Comedy

Redditor LiarInGlass' uncle isn't going to have a lot of trouble dressing up for Halloween this year. See, on a recent trip to the costume store he...

5 Halloween Safety Tips for Parents

Mary L. Pulido, Ph.D. | Posted 11.21.2012 | Parents
Mary L. Pulido, Ph.D.

Parents should take precautions to make sure that their little goblins and princesses have a fantastic time on Halloween. Here are my tips for a safe and happy holiday.

'Wipeout': Hobbit Competes 'For The Shire!'

Posted 07.13.2012 | TV

As hobbits go, the contestant dressed as one on "Wipeout" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET on ABC) was far too tall, and he was wearing shoes. In "The Lord of the Rin...

Holy Smokes, It's Batman! The 10 Weirdest Batman Costumes

www.oddee.com | Posted 06.22.2012 | Weird News

Batman costumes aren't what they used to be. Whether butchered, barely-there, or the lazy version (see: Batman costume painted onto a Snuggie), fan...

The Wonderful Cosplay Costumes of WonderCon 2012

Terry Keefe | Posted 05.21.2012 | Entertainment
Terry Keefe

Some of the most interesting sights of WonderCon were the plethora of innovative cosplay outfits worn by fans. Cosplay is short for "costume play." Here are a selection of photos I took from WonderCon 2012.

PHOTOS: Carnival In Rome

Erica Firpo | Posted 02.22.2012 | Travel
Erica Firpo

Over the past few years, Carnevale Romano has had a revival, inspiring a "return to its roots" with organized events. Rome's piazzas host daily theatrical performances, equestrian shows, musicians, dancers and buskers, a kind of Venice-lite for the Carnival crowd.

Annenberg Center Presents Astonishing "Theatre in Fashion" Show in Beverly Hills

Jay Weston | Posted 01.08.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

A stunning exhibition of theatrical costumes from Italy's world-famous haute couture designers, it reflects their passion for opera, dance and theatre.

PHOTOS: Spooky Celebs

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 12.31.2011 | Black Voices

Happy Halloween! Here's a look at a few of our favorite celebrity Halloween costumes for the past few years. Some are scary and most are just silly...

WATCH: 'Human Slinky' Costume On Sale For $1M

www.newser.com | Posted 12.31.2011 | Weird News

(NEWSER) – The Daily Mail may have just uncovered the world’s most expensive Halloween costume: Behold the “Human Slinky,” which you can buy r...

INFOGRAPHIC: The Global Origins Of American Monsters

Chris Spurlock and Manya Kuzemchenko | Posted 12.28.2011 | Travel

Everyone knows that vampires come from Transylvania. They've got that campy accent and they look Romanian -- even Count Chocula has the tall, dark an...

A Prelude to Halloween

Jane Chafin | Posted 12.26.2011 | Arts
Jane Chafin

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HuffPost Editors Share Their Early Halloween Costumes

Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 12.26.2011 | Women
Jessica Pearce Rotondi

What was your most memorable Halloween costume and how did you feel when you put it on?

Best Foodie Halloween Costumes

Small Kitchen College | Posted 12.26.2011 | College
Small Kitchen College

2011-10-26-Screenshot20111026at11.13.31AM.jpg Check out these tips and tricks for creating the best food-themed Halloween costume yet!

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Mid-Ohio Comic Con Photos

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.25.2011 | Weird News

Photos of fans, artists, actors and industry professionals from the 2011 Wizard Word Mid-Ohio Comic Con: ...

David Lohr

Wizard World Mid-Ohio Comic Con Kids Costume Contest

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.25.2011 | Weird News

Take a look at the participants and winners of the 2011 Wizard World Mid-Ohio Comic Con kids costume contest: ...