Wardrobe Tricks and Treats

Dressing up on Halloween is the quickest way to feel like a kid again. But polyester costumes are not our friends. Style Editor Emily Heitmann found high-end pieces that double as a costume, yet maintain relevance in your closet.

Cruella de Vil

This mini dress carries the perfect punch of drama to channel the fur-loving Disney villain.

Markarian Exclusive Love Hangover Dalmatian-Print
Crepe Mini Dress ($1,695)  |  www.modaoperandi.com

The Superhero

Don this cape, and you will instantly feel like you could leap tall buildings in a single bound.

Magda Butrym Medford Sequined Cape Blouse ($1,335)  |  Curve, San Francisco  |  415.885.4200.

Goth Goddess

Adding something black to your collection is always warranted. So pair this with some black eyeliner and become a Goth queen. Sally LaPointe Belted Faux Leather

Tapered Jumpsuit ($1,950)  |  Neiman Marcus, San Francisco  |  415.362.3900.


Everyone needs a good pair of cowgirl boots. Put these on with your best denim, practice your loudest “Yeehaw!” and you’re ready to go.

Ganni Suede Ankle Boots ($540)   |  www.ganni.com

Game of Thrones

This beloved series has come to an end, so take that last opportunity for an à la Daenerys look. When anyone asks, “Why velvet?” just whisper, “Winter is coming.”

Cushnie Velvet Turtleneck Top ($795).  |  www.cushnie.com 

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