Halloween is one celebration which demands I buy a brand new costume every year.
Never mind that I’ve just grabbed something the year before and astounded everyone with my new look for those parties.
But if there’s one thing I’m a firm believer in, it’s the accessories. Your costume only looks as good as what accessorizes it, and therefore you mustn’t skimp when it comes to these.
As a matter of fact, it’s the accessories which help your wardrobe throughout the year (not just Halloween) and you can use these accessories over and over again without even thinking about it.
Here’s five things I always recycle in my wardrobe and it never gets old.
#1 - The Choker
Chokers are great when you are wearing different costumes from witch outfits to princess wear, but they are also handy because these chokers look great in pretty much any social setting.
Usually worn on a night out, the choker is an accessory you can always rely on when you’re needing an extra for your outfit. If your outfit needs something extra, and you can’t always rely on a scarf, the choker is a great substitute for your wardrobe.
#2 - Those Heels
From Red Riding Hood to casual wear, the heels are famous for making your outfit complete in both a party setting where you would couple this with a great costume, all the way to showing them off for a business dinner with your co-workers.
Keeping a great pair of heels always have a multi-function in your wardrobe and you will never go wrong with black either. They usually work well with most Halloween costumes or other party attire and normally complete the ‘sexiness’ needed to make it work for you.
The great thing about those heels is that you will be able to reuse them over and again. Don’t think you’re wasting your money when you purchase a great pair of heels for that costume. You will wear them again.
#3 - That Hair
Most women usually don’t think about the hair as being an accessory to your costume, however, it is one of the most important accessories. And, since you’re not going to be taking off your hair after the party, you’re sure to wear it to work the next day.
That’s not what I’m talking about :)
I am referring to the hair accessories you would use for your costume. Using wisely, you can repurpose those pins, hair bows, or headbands with your day to day outfits and evening wear.
The next time you purchase your hair accessories for you next costume or fancy dress, make sure to think about the possibilities of wearing this feature with your everyday outfit.
Will it work?
Can I repurpose this?
If the answer is yes, you should definitely put it in your wardrobe. There is no reason you should buy something and wear it one time.
Yes, holiday costumes are fun and a great way to show off your personality, but when you think about your day to day outfits and how these accessories will fit in with them as well you will feel a little better about spending a little more on something nice. You will wear it again.
Accessories like these are a great way to show off your style and they are always conversation starters with people you don’t know.
Do you have a party you will be attending in the future? Take a look at some of our fancy dress outfits and accessories you can use over and over again.