Halloween Costumes

Is There a Line in Comedy? Here's a More Important Question

Payton Quinn | Posted 03.11.2015 | UK Comedy
Payton Quinn

So, here's my question to you: Why do you think that your freedom to mock and dehumanize marginalized groups unchallenged is more important than not actively encouraging harm against those groups?

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.

Police Called Out To Deal With Men Dressed As Traffic Cones Blocking Roads On Halloween

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 02.11.2015 | UK Comedy

Police officers in Kingston were left laughing in the wee hours of Sunday morning when a group of Halloween revellers sparked a rather odd call for em...

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. ...

The Definitive List Of What NOT To Wear On Halloween

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 30.10.2015 | UK Style

Turning up to a party in the same outfit as another guest is a nightmare that only grows more fearsome at Halloween, when the chance of meeting your ...

Hot Accessories That Also Work for Halloween

Sarah McGiven | Posted 29.10.2015 | UK Style
Sarah McGiven

Everyone knows that accessories can transform an outfit, so why not apply the same logic when it comes to Halloween? It plays well for those who aren't into going all out but want to join in a bit on the dressing up front, but it doesn't even mean you can't go in character either. Some celebrities' accessories are their calling card, you just have to put a bit of thought into your outfit.

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.

Why I'm Saying No to Halloween Costumes This Year

Laura Powell-Corbett | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK Parents
Laura Powell-Corbett

The costume dilemma has moved on from when I was a child, you wore a Halloween costume if you went trick or treating, no trick or treating no costume. And that Halloween costume was a plastic witches hat with synthetic hair from the corner shop and a black bin bag over your clothes. Voila a witch.

'Sexy' Halloween Costumes That Went Way Too Far

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.10.2015 | UK Comedy

Another year, another bunch of slightly inappropriate attempts at "sexifying" Halloween costumes. We've already seen the Sexy Donald Trump costume ...

This Guy Has Already Won Halloween With An Ingenious Marty McFly Hoverboard Costume

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.10.2015 | UK Comedy

It's almost Halloween, and 'Back To The Future Day' is nearly upon us. What better way to celebrate the two occasions than with a Marty McFly costume?...

10 Terrifying Political Halloween Costumes

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.10.2015 | UK Comedy

Halloween is just around the corner, and we're willing to be most people will still be trying to figure out what costume to get. Zombie? Vampire? F...

27 Dogs Who Are Better At Halloween Than You

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.10.2015 | UK Comedy

Halloween is probably the only time we'd forgive you for dressing up your dog. There's nothing better than a pup getting into the spirit of the season...

10 Of This Year's Most Controversial Halloween Costumes

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.10.2015 | UK Comedy

Halloween costumes often toe the line of what's morally and socially acceptable, with everyone seemingly trying to outdo each other in terms of poor t...

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...

Men Try On 'Sexy' Women's Halloween Costumes

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.10.2015 | UK Comedy

Let's face the facts - those "sexy" Halloween costumes are a bit weird. It's odd that our society has drifted to a point where a scantily-clad woman d...

NYC Pizza Rat Is Now A Sexy Halloween Costume

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 06.10.2015 | UK Comedy

Halloween costumes are like Michael Bolton albums, even if the word "sexy" is attached, it always ends up being very sad when you put one on. The NYC...

You Can Now Buy A 'Sexy Donald Trump' Halloween Costume

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.09.2015 | UK Comedy

Brace yourselves. There is now a "Sexy Donald Trump" Halloween costume you can actually buy. For a measly $69.95 plus shipping, you'll get a sleeve...

You Can Dress Up As Cecil The Lion's Killer For Halloween - And It's For A Good Cause

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK

The latest shock-stunt by a Halloween costume company sees Cecil the Zimbabwean Lion made part of a 'killer' costume, which mixes dentistry and animal...

Hanibal Costume Suggested People With Schizophrenia Are Murderers

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK

A website selling a Halloween outfit called 'adult skitzo costume' has been rapped by the advertising watchdog for implying that people with mental il...

Dad Makes Sick Baby Son An 'Iron Man' Costume

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A doting father has made a teeny 'Iron Man' costume for his premature baby son to "help him feel brave". Collier Hart is just four months old, but ...

Jessica Elgot

The Sun Offered Students Thousands For Alan Henning Halloween Costume Photos

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK

Student journalists have expressed disgust at the offer of thousands of pounds from the Sun newspaper, in exchange for pictures of students dressed in...

22 Pets Who Are Completely Unconvinced By Their Halloween Costumes

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Comedy

Humans, you've got to stop doing this. Sincerely, All Animals. (Images: Two Little Fleas) SEE ALSO: 21 Dogs And Cats Rocking The Hallowee...

Halloween Was Better in the (Not So) Old Days

Ben Clarke | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Ben Clarke

Though I'm running the risk of sounding like a person a lot older and more disillusioned with the state of this new-fangled world than myself, I will say it, HALLOWEEN IS NOT AS SCARY AS IT WAS BACK IN THE DAY! And by 'back in the day', I mean the day of the S Club 7 and constant Kenan and Kel re-runs...so around 10 years ago. You know what I mean though.

Stop Everything. This Father And Son Just Won Halloween.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.10.2015 | UK Comedy

Ryan Bowen - and your six-month-old son Geraint - we applaud you. For your Halloween costume is really quite something. Specifically: it's the S...

Professor Green, In the Study, With the Silver Bullets

Jamie Stangroom | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK Comedy
Jamie Stangroom

The popular rapper Professor Green recently confessed to me that he thinks he might be a WEREWOLF!!... But first, with All Hallow's Eve this week, I thought there'd be no better time to sit down and think about my favourite monster.