Spin Social: Watch Vashtie And Oscar From 1992 Hotstep Through Our Halloween Party
You probably know them for their raging, retro 1992 parties (we certainly do). But for one night, DJs Vashtie Kola and Oscar Sanchez were all ours. Slipping on their reflective Cole Haans, the lit up the night behind the decks at our Halloween bash and made the evening so special, we just had to capture… Read More
Who Had The Best Costume At Our Halloween Rager? You Decide
Man, as if this hurricane wasn't enough, our Halloween party down at the Wooley this last Saturday was so good, we're still a little loopy. Good thing we didn't wait 'til the 31st to throw it, right? Anyways, though there was dancing, tunes from DJ Vashtie, and big, tasty Stoli® Salted Karamel™ and… Read More
Halloween Isn’t Over Yet—You Can Still Play Dead At The Torpedo Factory
The one downside to holidays like Halloween and Christmas is that, after weeks of anticipation and preparation, the party is over almost as soon as it starts. But this year, you can delay your post-holiday gloom and get one more use out of that truly fabulous costume — tomorrow night. Get set… Read More
18 Legendary L.A. Ghost Stories & Spooky Spots To Hit For Halloween!
For some, hitting the party circuit for Halloween may seem more gruesome than a Freddy Krueger-Chucky hybrid (personally, we'll be holed up at the Chateau with gal pals and Ouija boards!). If you're not down for a rager, but aren't the type to get your kicks keeping the porch light on for the wee ones… Read More
Where Were NYC's Coolest Halloween Costumes? At The R29 Party, Of Course!
Despite what the Internet might have you believe, not everything takes place on a computer screen. All those pictures you see on Facebook after a great weekend were actually created using real people in the physical world! Crazy, we know. And crazy is definitely the word for it! The specialty Stoli… Read More
Gorgeous, Gruesome Treats For Halloween
The other 364 days of the year, we prefer candy that doesn't turn us off. But, Halloween is no ordinary holiday. Bring on the chocolate that resembles severed body parts and gummies that look (a little too much) like brains. We're all about that treats that are a bit of a trick. So, in honor of this… Read More
The Halloween Party Playlist You'll Be Listening To For Months!
So, first of all, let us preface this by saying that there are a lot of Halloween songs out there. Hundreds, thousands, millions, even (okay, maybe not millions). Just google “Halloween Playlist” and you’ll be greeted with pages upon pages of search results, with most of the space occupied by goofy… Read More
8 Halloween Cocktails You Can Order Now—& Whip Up At Home, Too
This Halloween, let’s not limit ourselves to handing out candy to the neighborhood kids — after all, this freakishly fun holiday is about indulgence, so why not live a little? Whether you feel compelled to devour a mound of candy corn, dress up in the costume of your dreams/nightmares, or play some… Read More
Sweet! The Top 12 Halloween-Themed Treats In L.A.
Are you the type of Angeleno that would rather choose treat over trick? Yep, us too! We're suckers for sweets, and it looks like L.A.'s top restaurants and bakeries are reading our minds. Rather than wait until the 31st, we're getting a head start and stocking up on sugary desserts that put those mini… Read More
So Gourd-geous! Fashion Pumpkins, Round 2
Refinery29 pumpkin-carving parties probably don't look like the ones you normally attend; instead of scary stencils and candy corn, our supplies more resemble the sales floor at M&J Trimmings. To prove our point — and get into the spirit of gourd season — we had our most crafty staffers dress… Read More
The Pro's Guide To Halloween In D.C.—Now, All You Need Is A Costume!
This Halloween, we're throwing down the gauntlet and challenging you to have the coolest, creepiest All Hallows Eve yet. How to do that? Well, for starters, get that "sexy fill-in-the-blank" costume idea out of your head. In all seriousness though, the District does Halloween in real style, so… Read More
Crazy Sh*t New Yorkers Say: Haunted House Edition
"Really people? Really? You're supposed to be New Yorkers. Have some self respect please!" So writes one angry Yelper. Let's be honest: Despite the fact that it is the time of year for ghosts and ghouls, there is almost nothing more frightening than an angry group of Gothamites who take to the internet… Read More
10 Badass Jack-O'-Lanterns Courtesy Of L.A.'s Coolest Cats!
Here in L.A., we sadly have to skip the free falling into raked leaves and haunted hayrides (unless palm fronds count and the Tinseltown tours throw some straw into those double-deckers!). Bummer, but there's one fall activity we can always count on: jazzing up jack-o'-lanterns! And while R29 always… Read More