If you haven’t already gotten your Halloween costume figured out, you might be quick to throw on a bunch of black and top it off with paper triangles stapled to a headband for one of the most clichéd costumes out there. Though some people view these overdone getups as a Halloween cop-out, we believe that there’s always a way to transform a lame idea into a unique one. Our first attempt at glamming up a run-of-the-mill getup involved mouse ears – what else? It goes to show that if you take a few cues from fashion (and ditch the pre-packaged ensembles), there’s no chance your costume will be perceived as boring. Not to mention the fact that by wearing real clothing items as opposed to ill-fitting frocks, you’re bound to look good. The best part is that once you’re done with these Minnie Mouse-inspired pieces, you’ll be able to incorporate them into your wardrobe for future use.
Jeffrey CampbellPumps, available at LorisShoes.com for $154.95.
HUESuper Opaque Tights Non Control Top, available at HUE.com for $13.50.
Electric Hexagon Stud Earrings, available at Shopbop.com for $30.
Cole HaanVillage Skinny Belt, available at 6PM.com for $26.99.
Too Much Fun Dress, available at Modcloth.com for $79.99.
Deluxe Adult White Gloves, available at PartyCity.com for $7.99.
Minnie Mouse Ears Headband Halloween Accessory, available at Walmart.com for $12.99.
For more classic Halloween costume ideas with a Glam twist, click here.
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This season, GLAM bloggers Rachael Dickhute (http://www.EverythingHauler.com), Erica Paonessa (http://www.StyleMinx.com), Channing Hargrove (http://www.ChanningInTheCity.com), and Lexi Holzberg Kritzer (http://www.GlitterInc.com) drew inspiration from Spring 2014 collections for à la mode Halloween masks. With floral notes from Zac Posen, all-black decadence at Sass + Bide, and feathered headdresses at Louis Vuitton serving as inspiration, this is one DIY you don't want to miss.
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