Halloween High Fashion: Sugar and Spice

All that glitters is gold…and silver. A mélange of nudes, whites, golds, and silvers make for an angelic outfit.  

Akin to a halo, this headband is utterly divine. Eugenia Kim Wren Headband, $165. Urban Outfitters, 830 Granville Street. 604.685.1970  

Eyes shine even brighter with a little help from some powered iridescence. Nars Hardwired Eyeshadow in Opal Coast, $25. narscosmetics.com.

3/4 length sleeves, lace, and scalloped detailing makes this sheath dress feminine class manifested in fabric. Diane von Furstenberg Zarita Lace Dress, $394.30. Shopbop.com

Understated yet sexy, this nude lipstick does more than enhance your natural lips, it keeps them hydrated too. Jouer Hydrating Lipstick, $22. jouercosmetics.com.

Every outfit needs a little gold glittered accent. Butter London Stratford Honey Overcoat, $15. butterlondon.com

The pop of colour on this clutch infuses a dab of playful edge to the outfit. Glitter Box Clutch, $89.90. Zara, various locations.


There’s a certain allure to the dark side. It’s sensual and enigmatic. This Halloween, embrace the darkness and don yourself in rich reds and swarthy blacks.

A thrilling freedom is to be had when your identity is hidden. Black Lace Raindrop Masquerade Mask, $19.99. Party City, 879 Marine Drive, Unit #300, 604.929.9202

Sheer and lace, wrapped up in a diamond graphic design – this classic piece will easily find wear again once Halloween’s all said and done. Judith & Charles Abbey Top, $245. Judith & Charle, various locations.

Red was the hue of the apple that tempted Eve and tainted Snow White. Similarly, this PARTYSKIRT Classic Red Apple skirt will render you irresistible. PARTYSKIRT Classic Red Apple, $195. LYNNSTEVEN, 225 Carrall Street, 604.899.0808.

Handcrafted in Italy, these silk over the knee socks are sinfully indulgent. Ribbed Over the Knee Silk Socks, $110. Net-A-Porter.com.  

These killer heels are not meshing around. Sam Edelman Mesh Stiletto Heel, $245. Townshoes, various locations. 

Put some red on your nail tips and red on the lips. Chanel Le Vernis Nail Polish in 475 Dragon, $27. chanel.com & Bobbi Brown Scotch on the Rocks Lip Colour, $30. bobbibrowncosmetics.com 

A medley of wickedly intense colours. M.A.C Riff-Raff, $44. M.A.C. Cosmetics, various locations.  

Fairytale gone dark: carry your necessities in the hauntingly awesome Olympia Le Tan Book Clutch. Olympia Le Tan Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland Book Clutch, $1,845. Secret Location, One Water Street. 604.685.0090