Fancy Dress

These Darts Fans Are Just Amazing

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK Sport

These darts fans are just epic. With it's electric atmosphere and nail-biting conclusions darts is an amazing spectator sport and no match is compl...

Tricks and Treats

Caragh Little | Posted 02.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Caragh Little

Maybe that's what was interesting about Halloween for me this year: that the extremes of fancy dress just show us up for what we are, imposters riddled with status anxiety and insecurity, so busy playing tricks for an invisible crowd that we forget to notice the treats which lie apart from those seductive, backlit screens.

10 Celebrities Who Killed It This Halloween

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 01.11.2015 | UK

Every year, our favourite celebrities make us wish we'd been that bit more inventive with our Halloween costume ideas. But while we may not have a tea...

Incredible Pictures Show This Town Has Won Halloween Hands-Down

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 31.10.2015 | UK

Around the country, people are getting dressed up and decorating their houses to celebrate Halloween - but one English town has won without question. ...

Everyone Is Creeped Out By This Parent And Child Halloween Costume

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 28.10.2015 | UK Parents

This parent and child duo have won Halloween 2015 with one of the creepiest costumes we've ever seen. When parents dress up to go out trick or trea...

Five Ultimate Halloween Costume Cheats That Everyone Should Know

Samantha Baines | Posted 27.10.2015 | UK Comedy
Samantha Baines

Fancy dress not your bag of bogey themed candy? Just can't be bothered with the planning and expense of it all? Well here are the ultimate and the cheapest fancy dress cheats that will see you through this horror-ble weekend.

Student Slammed For 'Blacking Up' To Be Nicki Minaj At Homecoming Ball

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 27.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A student in Florida, US, has been slammed on Twitter for blacking up as singer Nicki Minaj for her homecoming ball. Emma Johns, a student at Hill...

These Robin Williams Halloween Costumes Will Give You Squad Goals

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK Style

Get ready for some serious squad goals... For four Halloweens running, Imgur user auburnkay and her friends have been paying homage to some of Hol...

Beyoncé Just Won At Halloween Costumes

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK Style

Beyoncé has put together one of the best Halloween costumes of all time. Well, it may not have strictly been for Halloween, but her outfit for fel...

Kid's Brilliant Halloween Costume Brings Pixar Lamp to Life

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 20.10.2015 | UK Parents

Gone are the days when parents could get away with dressing their children up for Halloween with drawn on cat whiskers or a witch's hat and be done wi...

A Contoured Halloween: Kim Kardashian As Princess Leia Makeup Tutorial

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 20.10.2015 | UK Style

Kim Kardashian is the queen of the sexy Halloween costume, so we can only imagine how incredible she'd look as Star Wars pin up Princess Leia. Luck...

This Girl Dressed Up As Sexy Gandalf For Her Last Day At School And Now The Internet Loves Her

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 19.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Tjitske Van Vark is an 18-year-old student in Melbourne, Australia, who recently dressed up as sexy Gandalf for her last day of school, and, naturally...

This Kid's Mum And Dad Win Parents Of The Year For His Halloween Costume

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 08.10.2015 | UK Parents

A three-year-old boy in Virginia, America, is about to have an amazing Halloween dressed as Princess Elsa from Disney's Frozen. Paul Henson's photo...

15 Awesome Halloween Costume Ideas For Kids

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 07.10.2015 | UK Parents

Getting dressed up is probably the single most important thing for children on Halloween. Whether they're going trick or treating, to a Halloween p...

Groans Ensue As 'The Dress' Is Turned Into A Sexy Halloween Costume

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 12.10.2015 | UK Style

Somewhere, there is a 10th circle of hell for the people who come up with 'sexy' fancy dress outfits. No one is entirely sure what would drive anot...

Bestival Summer Of Love Fancy Dress That Stole Our Hearts

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 14.09.2015 | UK Style

Bestival fancy dress always offers a welcome relief from the uniform of denim shorts and waistcoats seen at music festivals over the summer. This y...

Sharon Stone Gives Us Serious Bestival Costume Inspo

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK Style

Sharon Stone sported an unusual choice of accessory at a recent red carpet appearance. A pair of fairy wings. Stone, 57, wore this dramatic ...

Fancy Dress? Ditch the Cultural Stereotypes

Flora Carr | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Flora Carr

If there's one thing I can guarantee about next year's baby-fresh intake, it's their enthusiasm. I'll arrive onto campus next year, a jaded third-year, to be met with long lines first-years on their guided tours of campus, hurrying along like over-excited ducklings on their first outing.

Supermarkets Boost Safety Standards On Fancy Dress Costumes

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 01.10.2015 | UK Parents

Claudia Winkleman's campaign to raise the safety standards on children's fancy dress outfits after her daughter's Halloween costume caught fire, has b...

Parents Warned About Dangers Of Kids' Costumes After Claudia Winkleman's Watchdog Appearance

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 01.10.2015 | UK Parents

Claudia Winkleman's daughter was left badly burned after her Halloween costume caught fire last year. And now Watchdog has revealed the reason why ...

Why World Book Day Is a Treat Not a Test for Parents

Jenny Laville | Posted 04.05.2015 | UK
Jenny Laville

There's a rush on at Hobbycraft, Facebook is filled with kids in cardboard, and A&E is experiencing higher than average craft-glue related injuries. Yes folks it's World Book Day, the date circled red on every parent's calendar

Fancy Dress Is Over, These Guys Won

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 21.12.2014 | UK Comedy

If you're thinking of indulging in a bit of festive fancy dress this week you can give up now and go home. These guys have already won it... (f...

How Halloween Risks 'Demonising The Mentally Ill'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK

Halloween's ghoulish festivities have turned into a "dangerous" culture that brands the mentally ill as "psychos or schizos or freaks", a Government m...

Tricks, Treats and Mean Time

Caragh Little | Posted 25.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Caragh Little

It's Halloween again. Whether it's fancy dress parties or trick-or-treating at neighbourhood front doors, it's a bit like the simple escapism of the nostalgic world of 1970s children's TV character, Mr Benn: step into the fitting room, try on a costume, and walk away, through the curtains on the other side, into a whole new world where adventures happen.

The How-To Guide To Picking Out Your Halloween Costume

Huffington Post UK | Gemma Joyce | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Halloween is approaching fast and it's time to get your costume together. As the storm rages outside and the house begins to creak you jump as, at ...