ICYMI: Here's Everything You Need for Halloween

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Halloween is almost here—are you ready for it? No need to panic if you aren't because InStyle has you covered.

All month long, we've been rolling out amazing Halloween coverage. Need a last-minute costume that will still wow? We've got that. Looking for a spooky-good cookie to serve at your house party? Check! Haven't quite gotten your Elsa braid perfected yet? We'll show you how. Read on for the tips, tricks, and inspiration you need to have one very stylish Halloween.

The Best Celebrity Halloween Costumes—So Far!

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Still looking for your costume? For a dose of star-studded inspiration, see the costumes Kate Hudson, Lucy Hale, Cindy Crawford, Miley Cyrus, and more have already rocked.

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Candy Crush! The Best Halloween Treats to Stock Up on Now

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Favor treats over tricks? Here are some of our favorite Halloween sweets to binge on, including a gourmet candy making kit, spooky cupcakes, candy corn macarons, and sugar skull sugar cookies.

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Happy Howl-oween! 27 Dogs in Costumes You're Going to Love

Roger Kisby

Get inspired by the fashionable pooches in New York City and their spooky costumes. Your cutie canine companions need a great Halloween costume too!

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Still Need a Rad Halloween Costume?


We've got this. Our editors put together two amazing galleries of costume ideas so you can skip the icky store-bought sexy kitty outfits:

The Lazy Girl's Guide to the 10 Best 2014 Pop Culture Halloween Costumes

Fashion Flashback! Dress Up In '80s and '90s Movies-Inspired Costumes for HalloweenGet The Best Pumpkins On the Block With Our DIY Calligraphy Tutorial

Calligraphy Pumpkin
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There's still time to make your neighbors jealous with a spectacular pumpkin—we'll show you how with our easy step-by-step instructions.

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Your Guides to Flawless Halloween Beauty

Put the (fabulous) finishing touches on your Halloween costume with our how-to guides:

Cleopatra-Inspired Makeup

How To Create a Frozen-Inspired Queen Elsa Braid

Lacquer Up in These Spooky Halloween-Inspired Manicures

Get Maleficent's Wicked-Cool Makeup

Calling All Walkers! Here's a Scary-Easy Zombie Makeup Look

Getting Twiggy With It: Our '60s Makeup Tutorial

Everything You Need For an Amazing Day of the Dead Costume

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If you're in need of a truly last minute costumes, take a quick trip to the makeup counter and the florist for supplies and then check out our how-tos:

Watch How to Get a Day of the Dead–Inspired Sugar Skull Makeup Look

Halloween DIY: Make a Day of the Dead–Inspired Flower CrownMake These Adorable Bat Cookies for Your Halloween Party


Chef Thomas Keller, executive chef and owner of the Bouchon Bakeries, took us under his wing and showed us exactly how to create his scream-filled, ahem, cream-filled cookies.

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13 Pieces of Spook-tacular Halloween Jewelry for the Costumeless


Ditching the costume all together this year? Get into the fright night spirit with our editors' favorite creepy-chic slew of Halloween-inspired jewelry.

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Cheers! Toast to these Cocktails at Your Halloween Bash


Wash those bat cookie down with a seriously spooky cocktail. We've rounded up 20 for you to choose from.

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