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The DOs and DON'Ts of dressing up for Halloween

We’re here to guide you through the minefield.

FANCY DRESS PARTIES can be a bit of a minefield, can’t they?

Luckily, here we are to guide you through. Like a metal detector, if you will. Here are the definitive DOs and DON’Ts of dressing up for Halloween…

DO work with the assets you have

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DON’T overestimate them

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DO be clever

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DON’T be so clever that nobody gets it

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(“Snakes on a plane”, in case you were wondering.)

DO make a costume out of cardboard

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DON’T lose the run of yourself with the craft box

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DO be scary

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DON’T end up scary by accident

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DO be free and easy with your gender

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DON’T have balloons for breasts. Just don’t.

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DO paint your face

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DON’T paint your belly

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DO feel free to reference pop culture

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DON’T let your pet wear a better costume than you

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DO wear a couple costume

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DON’T use your child as the other half

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DO give it your best shot

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But DON’T ever try and outdo this guy.

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Happy Halloween! Enjoy your fancy dress parties, everyone…

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Michael Freeman

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