Three Last-Minute Halloween Costumes
Each week Gem features one standout piece from a local shop. Whether it's a jacket, necklace, or handbag, it's on our have-to-have list.
This week we hunted down three gems that could be styled as Halloween costumes. Whether you're looking to add fun touches to your already-planned getup, or you're in desperate need of some outfit inspiration, these picks should get you through -- and prove post-holiday wearable.
1. Joan from Mad Men
What: This rosy '50s shirtwaist dress fits the character well with its a-line skirt and crisp darts.
Where: Blueberry Deluxe
Style It: To pull off a Joanie ensemble, the hair and accessories are key. Check a the plethora of Mad Men-inspired updo tutorials here. Accessorize with simple solid-color pumps, pendant necklace, and a big gold brooch.
2. Real Housewife
What: This asymmetrical cherry red cocktail dress from Tart would fit right into any Real Housewives reunion, wine throwing fight, or table-flipping contest.
Where: Lindsay Lou
Style It: Get gaudy with the jewelry -- the sparklier, bigger, and more outlandish, the better. Rummage through the sales rack at any big-bin store and you'll surely find some cheap, flashy adornments.
3. Princess Beatrice
What: You remember that crazy-ass vag hat Princess Beatrice wore to the royal wedding? Boom. That's your costume. Lucky for you, these babies are easy to find.
Where: Headline Costumes
Style It: Pair it with a pinkish neutral dress (this flowy frock from Gap will do just fine), nude heels like these Lumiani Mels, and crazy eyes.
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