The Kollektive’s Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

Don’t panic if you don’t have a Halloween costume.

This happens to us regularly.

With a few exceptions, over the years we usually leave our Halloween costumes to the last-minute.  This means, we have a couple of purchased costumes we relay upon , experience in pulling a costume out of our own closets & DIY’ing costumes with a trip to the craft store.

So if you happen to be looking for a last-minute Halloween costumer idea for women, look no further as The Kollektive is here to save the day!

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Where I stand with my baguette

This was my early fall outfit: Chunky v-neck cream sweater, black & gray stripped pencil skirt, paired with metallic flats & my red coat.

It was an outfit made for a where I stand / outfit of the day selfie.  Which is not easy to get right, by the way.  I have a lot of respect for the fashion bloggers & Instagramers who make this look so easy.  It is not easy to look casual as you are bending forwards to take a picture of your outfit. Those that make this type of picture look natural. just have a lot of practice & maybe more flexibility.  They also don’t care if 50 people seem them in the park, awkwardly bending over as they search for the perfect angle. That is their real power.

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