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.


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.

Summer Brew Style

In anticipation of the Fourth of July, I’m wearing what I like to call my Summer Brew Style today.


You know, your go-to ensemble that’s equal parts casual, comfortable and appropriately patriotic. An outfit that’s perfect for mid-afternoon patio lounging with an ice-cold lemon-flavored beer…  Because, well, sometimes good things happen to those who don’t wait (’til happy hour).

I’m such a bitch for talking about this on a Monday, aren’t I?

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20 Fashion Finds for the Fourth of July

Fourth of July is, quite literally, just around the corner. Crazy, right? I’d ask what your plans are, but first — a more pressing question: What the hell are you going to wear?

With all-American holidays such as the Fourth, there always comes the battle of how to dress all Patriotic-chic (that’s a thing, right?) without looking like an actual flag.


I’ve got 20 ideas rounded up right here for you (and if you order now they should arrive before the Fourth):

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Holiday Edit: 2013 Gift Picks

If you’re anything like me, you’ve done zero Christmas shopping this month. Zilch. Nada.

I love giving gifts. But I really hate the crowds associated with holiday shopping. The clock is literally ticking down to my (pre-Xmas) flight across the globe; thus, checking off each name on my list is a priority for this weekend. That, and I guess, planning to spend at least three hours of my Monday afternoon at the Post Office. (Namaste, namaste, NAMASTE!!!)

 Here’s what I’m gifting those on my list this season // Click below to shop my picks: