Fashion Inspired Halloween Costumes

Posted by on Oct 25, 2014 in Fashion |

Halloween costumes options may seem quite limited. We have good news! The fashion trends of the moment can inspire you to create a stylish and creative Halloween costume. This is a great solution if you are not that into scary and creepy Halloween disguises or if you got tired of wearing the same princess Halloween costume each year. Here are three suggestions of costumes that will turn heads for all the right reasons.

Flapper girl: Great Gatsby

The choice of clothes is inspired by the fashion of the Roaring Twenties for a look that is both chic and festive, as seen on actresses Carey Mulligan and Elizabeth Debicki in the movie, The Great Gatsby. To achieve this, start by wearing a low waist dress and a pair of middle-heeled shoes. Accessories are key to succeeding this look: tie your hair and hold it into place by using a headband that has many jewels and decorate your room in the Art Deco style. Last step (optional): find your own Mr. Gatsby!

Animal print: Katy Perry inspired

Animal prints are all the rage on the runways for fall-winter 2016, from Burberry to DKNY, through Ungaro, but there’s no other “wild” outfit than the one from the Katy Perry Roar music video. Let the beast roar in you by dressing up as the queen of the jungle: leopard top and skirt (more suited in a chic party with friends) and a tropical floral crown.

Grunge: Courtney Love look

The grunge trend is number 1 this season, and there is no reason to take a break on Halloween night. Simply add a dose of romance to the Courtney Love outfit version: rather than wearing a plaid shirt and a sweater over a torn T-shirt, you can opt for a babydoll dress as the base your look. Don’t forget to wear a pair of high knee boots or a black pair of heels. Also, bold and dark makeup is highly recommended.

Mia Wallace from Pulp fiction

The highly acclaimed movie Pulp Fiction by Quentin Tarantino has become very popular throughout the years, just like his character Mia Wallace starring Uma Thurman.If you dress like her you will surely turn heads! What you need: a short-sleeved sweater with a plunging neckline and a pair of fitted pants that comes just below the knees. The whole outfit must be black. As for accessories, you need black stilettos, a cigarette, a black wig with square bangs, and finally a fake gun. Apply red polish on your nails, some red lipstick on your lips and you’ve transformed yourself into a femme fatale!

While Fashionistas must look good at all times, Halloween is a great time to loosen up and have fun with yourself. The ideas presented above are indeed very fashionable, but this doesn’t mean that wearing a goofy costume will ruin your reputation. Our advise for you is too choose a costume that will inspire you to have fun. You can find some very creative ideas on Whether you choose a fashion inspired costume, a scary costume or a goofy costume, try to have fun and make some memories on this special night.