The ‘Sexy’ Halloween Costumes That Controversy Cannot Kill

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Like pretending to enjoy candy corn and scrambling to find an apple-picking partner, keeping up with “sexy” Halloween costumes has become a requisite October activity.

In simpler times, there were a few staples. Want to show off your legs? Pull out the plaid skirt that lives in the back of your closet and be a naughty schoolgirl. Got boobs and a feather duster? Congratulations, you’re a French maid!

But then social media joined the party, turning every night into a photo op that lasts forever on Instagram. Combine the pressure to look good with the fact that being considered basic in black cat ears is a fate worse than anyone knowing you regularly drink pumpkin spice lattes, and you have to step up your “sexspiration.”

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