Halloween Costumes

When 'Exhausted New Mum' Is A Halloween Costume, How Are We Getting Postnatal Support So Wrong?

Emily Street | Posted 11.11.2016 | UK Parents
Emily Street

A photo that spread like wildfire online shows a young girl, dressed in a baggy sweat shirt and jogging bottoms, dark circles under her eyes, baby sick on her shoulder and looking thoroughly glum.

Teenager Stitched Up By Classmates In Hilarious Halloween Prank

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education

We have all experienced it - that moment of fear before walking into a fancy dress party that you are going to be the only one in a costume. That’s...

Halloween Party Turns Away Grim Reaper For Costume's 'Offensive' Black Face

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 03.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education

A graduate who painted his face black as part of a grim reaper Halloween costume was turned away from a university party in case it caused offence. E...

This Is A Strong Contender For Most Ill-Advised Halloween Costume Of 2016

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK

Every year, Halloween brings an inevitable slew of ill-advised costumes - but we may have found the worst example of 2016 right here. One gentleman in...

Your Son, The Princess

Krishen Samuel | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Krishen Samuel

It's time to start accepting that gender is not merely the constructed binary that we have been made to believe in. And we can see this most clearly in children who are not yet as tainted by ideas of 'boyish' boys or 'girlish' girls.

Heidi Klum Just Won Halloween By Cloning Herself

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK Entertainment

What could possibly be better than one Heidi Klum? How about six Heidi Klums? That’s exactly what guests were faced with at the supermodel’s annua...

All Mums Will Be Able To Relate To This Terrifying Halloween Costume

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 31.10.2016 | UK Parents

A Halloween costume has gone viral as mums around the world find it the most relatable thing they’ve possibly ever seen. Rachael Fansler Beachy shar...

Claire Danes Is The Only Halloween Costume You Need As Baz Luhrmann's Romeo And Juliet Turns Twenty

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 28.10.2016 | UK Style

The film that confirmed Leo is actually the most fanciable man on earth (come hang out under our balcony any time) is celebrating its twentieth annive...

Here Are The Seven Best Last Minute Halloween Costumes For Cash Poor Students

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 27.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Halloween is one of the biggest nights of the year on the university calendar and for good reason - it combines all the things students love. Fancy d...

Make Truly Revolting Edible Fruit Scabs For Halloween

Sarah Whiting | Posted 24.10.2016 | UK Parents
Sarah Whiting

Making fruit leathers at home is really easy, they make a fabulous healthy snack and kids love them. We used both a simple apple puree, and an apple and plum puree (which we lightly blitzed).

11 Parents Who Totally Nailed Their Kids Halloween Costumes

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 24.10.2016 | UK Parents

One of the rights that all parents earn (in return for teaching their child how to use a toilet) is being able to dress their child in an embarrassing...

The Eight Most Evil Halloween Costumes For Kids

Siobhan Freegard | Posted 17.10.2016 | UK Parents
Siobhan Freegard

Parents are claiming this is the worst year ever to be a kid at Halloween. Instead of cute costumes featuring pumpkins, witches, wizards and ghosts made from old sheets, retailers seem locked in a battle to the bottom to produce the most vile outfits and cash in.

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

Payton Quinn | Posted 02.11.2016 | 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 01.11.2016 | 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 29.10.2016 | 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 27.10.2016 | 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 19.10.2016 | 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...