12 Seriously Easy Last-Minute DIY Halloween Costumes

Halloween always comes up unexpectedly.  If you are going to a costume party or going out this weekend, here are 12 DIY costumes you can easily put together using items you most likely already have around.


Drake, via MTV

Drake, via MTV

Turtleneck Sweater + Vampire Teeth = Drake-ula!


Princess Leia, via StarWars.com

Princess Leia, via StarWars.com

Flowy White Dress + Hair Buns = Princess Leia


Mary Kate & Ashley Olsen, via Pinterest

Mary Kate & Ashley Olsen, via Pinterest

Layers + Layers + Layers = Mary Kate & Ashley Olsen


Grace Coddington, via Presley Ann/PMC

Grace Coddington, via Presley Ann/PMC

Red-Haired Wig + All-Black Outfit = Grace Coddington

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SHOE PORN THURSDAY: Aleksander Siradekian


Aleksander Siradekian: The man, himself.


Aleksander Siradekian is a new shoe designer that’s managed to keep a low profile until now.  The brand’s signature heel is recognizable by a unicorn-like flowing fringe off the back of the heel.  Every year, the Russian designer’s beautiful, feminine heels are shown at Paris Fashion Week.  I recently stumbled across these red and black houndstooth stilettos, and am absolutely smitten.  Wear these to a holiday party with a LBD or with an A-line mini-skirt and tights.


Aleksander Siradekian Houndstooth Black and Red

Aleksander Siradekian Black & Red Manu Pumps, $800, via MoreIsLove

What do you think of these houndstooth pumps?  How would you style them?


Diamond Girl: Nasty Gal Holiday 2012 Lookbook

Nasty Gal recently released their Holiday 2012 Lookbook titled “Diamond Girl”, which has me wishing for a holiday vacation.  The scenes are playful and sexy.  Their most prominent trends include cut-outs, brightly-dyed fur, and lots of shiny pieces adorned with colorful sequins.  See for yourself after the jump.

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