10 Metal Songs To Add To Your Halloween Playlist

As contrary as it might sound from someone who just posted something Halloween related, I’ve never really celebrated the holiday. I like to attribute it to the fact that as an adult I have access to all the sweets I could ever want, but I guess the fact that I scare easily also contributes. Surprisingly some of my favourite songs cover subjects like a crazy scientist and a stalking monster, so it just seemed too holiday appropriate to resist compiling a whole playlist. Whether you’ve always appreciated a heavier sound or simply want to add some diversity to your party music, these songs are guaranteed to send chills down your spine! Atmospheric organs playing and howling wolves included.

You can listen to my Halloween playlist on Google Play Music here.

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5 Last Minute Halloween Outfits

Here are a few simple last-minute Halloween outfit ideas that you can create with what you already own. No costume required!

1. Audrey Hepburn in “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”

Wear a classic LBD with a lot of bling and Ray Ban wayfarers. Finish the look with a classic bun, long gloves and cat-eyeliner.

Yes this look might be boring and a little predictable, but at least you can feel pretty and it won’t break the bank.

2. Gossip Girl : Blair and Serena

Get your best friend in on the deal and dress-up as best friends, Blair and Serena. Whether you choose to go with the schoolgirl look or the college years, there are certain key points to get their look.

Blair is always lady-like and fully co-ordinated. This means you have to match! The key that will get you identified is the signature hair and hairband. Make sure you have perfect, big curls with a lot of volume. Finish the look with a pink lip-gloss.

Serena on the other hand is more bohemian, wearing leather jackets and jeans. Just remember that she is daring and always shows either cleavage or legs. Finish the look with her perfectly disheveled curls and high heels.

3. Coco Gabrielle Chanel

Dress like the famous designer by combining a few classic Chanel looks. If you have a tweed suit or jacket now is the time to wear it. Otherwise wear wide-leg black trousers or a black pencil skirt with a classic striped shirt. Stack on the pearl necklaces, wear black ballet flats and a quilted bag. Finish the look with red lipstick and Chanel No. 5.

4. Jackie O

Channel the famous First Wive’s style by wearing one of this season’s fit-and-flare 50’s style dresses, preferably in a ladylike colour. Finish the look with kitten-heels, pearl necklaces, white gloves and a pink lip. Add the classic Jackie O style oversize sunglasses to ensure that your look stays true to her.

5. The Duchess of Cambridge

Dress like your favourite royal with a fitted feminine dress and plain accessories, preferably in a nude colour. If you can, copy her signature nude LK Bennet heels and the engagement ring. The hairstyle is the most important factor for pulling off the look. Get a sleek blow dry and add bouncy curls to the ends with a large-barrel curling tong. Finish the look by lining your eyes and add a nude lip-gloss. A fascinator is optional!

So do you have any other Halloween costume ideas using what you already own?

 

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