Link Love, Vol. 28

Happy Friday (and Halloween), my friends! Is tomorrow seriously November?

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What’s your plan for the hallowed holiday this weekend? I’m throwing together an ensemble of this sort. It’s easy, it’s all in my closet already, and having an excuse to carry a party to-go cup is so essential — and, uhhh, kind of irresponsible, so let’s move on.

Here’s a few links and the like that I’ve been loving this week:

And in case you missed ‘em, here’s what’s been trending on c+c this week:

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Manhattan Musings: Sounds & the City

I came to an interesting realization on my walk to work this week.

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That is to say, I have a full set of conversations before I even get to my destination. Without actually speaking.

(It’s also been awhile since we’ve had a meaty, long-tail conversation about life and New York City ’round here, so let’s sit back and have one of those today.)

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Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

Calling all fellow procrastinators, this post is for you.

If you’re anything like me, the very thought of pulling together a Halloween costume is enough to scare you. And as a result, you wait until the last possible second to decide on your hallowed holiday ensemble. Am I right?

So, that begs the question:
Dafuq are you going to wear?

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No? Nothing? Me neither.

So, here’s a few quick-and-easy finds from some of my favorite online retailers (Topshop, ASOS and NasyGal) that’ll take the guesswork — and virtually all effort – out of concocting your costume.

Step 1: Add to cart. / Step 2: Incorporate variety from your everyday wardrobe. / Step 3: Top it off with a little creativity (and a bold red lip for good measure). Voila, my friends. You’re ready for the hallowed holiday!

Click to shop these quick-and-easy Halloween ideas:

If you want to keep browsing, I’d again suggest Topshop, ASOS and NasyGal. All of these retailers have options ranging from quirky to traditional – and they offer expedited shipping. This emoji-nal backpack? Happening.

Nordstrom has a few unexpected gems, too, like this awesome number.

Any other suggestions to share? Leave ‘em in the comments below.

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Lastly, you might remember this fun Halloween video I did last year. If you’ve got two minutes, here’s five (more) ideas — and all of these pieces are things that are likely in your closet.