Holidays

An Historical Halloween

A round up of a few Halloween history posts! Halloween in Gilded Age America Halloween Paradoxes from 1912 Dennison’s Bogie Book of Halloween Haunted Mansion of the Gilded Age: Thornewood Halloween For Adults: A Scary History A History of Halloween Celebrations at the White House A Cloying Kernel of Evil: The History of Candy Corn

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Arts

Edwardian Halloween Costume: The Dandy

Indulge in your inner Oscar Wilde or Max Beerbohm in a bespoke suite (okay, maybe not bespoke, but you can fake it), shiny spats and shoes, an Ascot tie, and a single tie pin placed just so. The key word is slim fit for the suit. In the Edwardian era, the English cut was narrower …

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