As a kid I used to love getting dressed up for Halloween, from Raggedy Anne to Rainbow Bright, I always loved coming up with a costume each year. Somewhere during college I realized that an alarming number of women used Halloween as an excuse to dress up as a whore (sorry if it sounds harsh but it’s true). Whether dressed as a “sexy nurse,” “sexy postal worker,” or “sexy fill-in-the-blank,” I noticed that most costumes had an emphasis on lack of clothing, than on portraying a character. It really saddens me that women feel they need to dress scantily (and often in bad taste) to attract attention. I assure you, any attention you attract is not the kind worth having. Halloween is about dressing up in character, not a time for getting naked. You only end up looking silly and insecure (especially because it’s usually really cold outside!). Instead, opt for a costume that will show how beautiful, or clever, or funny or creative you are. All women have T&A, show us something the others don’t have. In sum, ladies, my message to you this Halloween is please keep it classy.
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