The Handbook
The Handbook

It’s time your Halloween looks lasted longer than just one night so we’ve handpicked some pieces that will work time and time again in your usual wardrobe, from velvety capes to Morticia style lace dresses.

Look to white lace blouses for a spookishly stylish look, contrast collar dresses à la Wednesday Adams and layers of velvet which you can never go wrong with come autumn. If you missed out on last week’s much anticipated H&M x The Vampire’s Wife capsule collection – it sold out in minutes and was quite possibly the perfect Halloween-meets-fashion collab ever – worry not, there’s still plenty to be found on the high street, as well as some serious good investment pieces. Velvet Miu Miu cape, we’re talking to you. As well as grown-up makeup that screams sultry rather than scary.

Zara is the place to go come autumn if you're in need of statement knitwear that doesn't cost the earth. Style their Contrast Knit Sweater for Halloween with statement earrings, vinyl trousers and a berry stained lip, before adding to your everyday denim for the rest of the season.

Whether you're celebrating at home or going out for date-night this Saturday, the 31st October calls for a little more effort in the makeup department. That needn't mean fake blood and ghoulish contact lenses, more blood-red lips or a sultry smoky eye for a more polished finishing touch.

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