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The Three Things in Your Closet That Will Save Halloween

  • Najib Benouar


It’s happening whether you like it or not: Halloween is next Thursday.

And while many a stylish man has exercised his due right to opt out of the schmaltzy affair entirely—you’re more than welcome to stay home with a bowl of candy and a glass of scotch—if you’ve been invited to a costume party, you’re honor-bound to come up with something good. Luckily, you probably have one of the following three things in your closet that should work in a pinch—and preserve some dignity...

A Fedora. Humphrey Bogart in Trench Coat and FedoraPaired with a trench coat: Humphrey Bogart in Casablanca. 1023_Costume_2Paired with a leather jacket and a whip: Indiana Jones.

A Red Bow Tie. 1023_Costume_3Paired with a giant bucket of popcorn: Orville Redenbacher. 1023_Costume_4Paired with glen plaid: Pee-wee Herman.

Suspenders. LEHMAN/GEKKOPaired with a power tie and pleats: Gordon Gekko. 1023_Costume_6Paired with a flannel shirt and an axe: Paul Bunyan.