Ah yes, it’s that time of year: Halloween. While today is technically the cooler holiday of Dia de Los Muertos, I figured I’d give a brief shout out to a familiar friend: Slutty Halloween. We’ve all seen it. Some of us anticipate this time of year on our Facebook newsfeeds:
Even I must admit I partook in such tomfoolery in my college days. It’s the one time of year some young (and old) women decide to reclaim the right to wear provocative and weather-inappropriate costumes to put their best heel forward.
I say: if you’re safe and you can somehow make it funny, then power to you sister.
But then there are the inevitable scenes I’ve watched unfold, time and time again. Young gal from BU dresses up as a playboy bunny. Young gal includes six inch heels with costume. It’s just snowed. She drank too much vodka. Young gal falls on sidewalk and starts crying. She screams at boyfriend dressed as Pauly D from the Jersey Shore.
What are your favorite slutty Halloween costumes you’ve seen, Boston?
Here are some of my choice picks:
And finally, an ode to my college days and obsession with Audrey Hepburn: