Halloween is a time to skirt outside the conventional. That late October night allows us to consult our more peculiar sensibilities and present ourselves in a whole new, if maybe dark and dreary, light. Costumes allow us to wear our favorite things, well, as our sleeves. They also grant us the opportunity to dive into uncharted depths of our wardrobes.
The stakes are high. A costume is a representation of one's psychological self. Before donning the traditional witch hat or be-opticaled white sheet, perhaps take a second to think outside the box. Here are some ideas to get you started.