Halloween dresses are fabulous this year. Enter the twilight zone and shop our classic LBDs as Halloween is right around the corner, which means two great things. One? It’s time to think of a show-stopping costume. And two? It’s time to think about where you’re going to show it off. Luckily, our friends at DesignMyNight have put together a guide of the UK’s most glitzy and glam Halloween destinations. And don’t forget our spookily fabulous dresses . . .
Halloween Dresses for a Dark Circus Party
Firstly, we jump into all things American Horror Story. This circus bash is filled to the brim with ghoulish performers and death-defying acrobatics. For just £35, you’ll be submerged in a dark and thrilling world, where you’ll stare starry-eyed at caged curiosities, sword swallowers and sideshow oddities. And did we say this is all while sipping on cocktails inspired by the macabre? The Halloween dress code is strictly circus-themed so think freaks, queens of the trapeze and ring masters when Halloween dress hunting. Try our flapper dresses for Great Gatsby vintage style.
Caption: We love dressing up: make a show-stopping entrance. Try the gold Flapper dress by Gatsby Lady for an elegant take on the fancy dress theme. Matching shoes are perfect: Gatsby lady in gold. And don’t forget the headband in gold. Finishing touches by Johnny Loves Rosie
Gin House Burlesque Halloween Spooktacular – London
Next, we bring you alcohol, dancing girls and snake charmers. Why not inject some 1920’s glamour into your Halloween hauntings? Our halloween guide would not be complete without the Gin House Burlesque. They’re throwing a vintage party, with the evening’s entertainment coming in the shape of burlesque queens, stunning showgirls and snake charming vixens. Our Halloween dresses will be perfect or opt for a vintage GatsbyLady outfit from head to toe. Tickets start at a pocket-friendly £10 giving you even more of an excuse to splash out on a fabulous flapper look.
Caption: Stephanie Pratt’s scalloped hem dress is a mini marvel and is very reminiscent of the 1920’s. pair with Daniel Sandler’s lip gloss and earrings. Keep warm: with this Amo Couture faux fur.
West End Musical Brunch: Halloween Dresses Special
So, what’s next on offer this Halloween? Do you fancy a bottomless brunch with a twist? Immerse yourself in all things musical theatre this Halloween as you tuck into 5 hours of renowned hits from the stage alongside special cast takeovers. This gives you the chance to wear your Closet London jumpsuit as the perfect daytime outfit. Tickets for the Halloween brunch start at just £20 for entry, but if you feel like spending a little extra, £50 will get you a delicious two-course meal and an hour and a half of bottomless drinks.
Caption: Try this jumpsuit by Closet London: Wear with Johnny Loves Rosie Earrings , add a swirl of lipstick by Daniel Sandler in Audrey: By tanned with Ferne
Halloween Dresses at Savage Garden – London
Keeping up the horror theme, we bring you Savage Garden. This is a venue renowned for raucous parties alongside breathtaking views of London. We recommend you put on your feather-trimmed Gina Bacconi dress as this Halloween they will also be adopting a circus theme. Let’s explain. This circus party has a twist – complete with evil clowns and terrifying performers. However, the devilish DJs will be bringing the party vibe into a more positive spin. Meanwhile, the bar will be serving some infallible, Insta-worthy cocktails. Yum, yum. Time to scramble for those Halloween dresses ladies. . .
For just £20 you’ll get to enjoy all this and a complementary cocktail on entry, so find a sensational Halloween dress such as this stunning newly-arrive Gina Bacconi and dance the night away.
Caption: Fabulous feathers with this Gina Bacconi midi, add a dash of fragrance and Johnny Loves Rosie stud earrings; paired with a forever bar necklace and an embellished evening purse.
A Twisted Cabaret – Halloween Weekend – London
However, if horror brunches aren’t your thing, what about a tunnel of fear? This exclusive Halloween cabaret is filled with dark, twisted fantasies. Prepare to be taken through a tunnel of fear, with horrors lurking in every nook and cranny, all before relaxing with a stiff drink. The haunted ballroom will then be filled with blood-curling cabaret performers, spine-chilling contortionists and dramatic dancers. Prices range from £20 to £145 if you’re looking to splash the cash on a VIP package.This Berry sequin midi dress from Club L London is a perfect Halloween dress for a caberet.
Caption: Club L London berry sequin midi dress: is perfect with this Ce’st Beau bucket bag. Try adding drop earrings. This Daniel Sandler blusher is peachy and completes the vibe.
Journey to the Underworld – London
Still not convinced you’ve found the right Halloween party? Then head on over to Journey to the Underworld. This venue is the immersive dining experience that everyone has been dying to try. Excuse the pun. The twisted tale will take you to hell and back alongside a story of love, lust and horror. You’ll attempt to outwit the seductive gatekeeper, all the while praying your ticket isn’t one-way. Gulp! Decadent dinner offerings come from Masterchef’s finalist Louisa Ellis, with a menu tying into the theatrics.
Caption: This Aidan Mattox dress is a feathered design to show off your pins. Add Goddess lipstick by Daniel Sandler and a finishing touch of a faux fur coat by AMO Couture.
The Shadow Circus – Brighton
If your thing is live shows, then The Shadow Circus is just up your street. Combining fine dining, international cabaret, burlesque and live DJs, The Shadow Circus is the ultimate Halloween house party. Live performances come from exotic queens, hula hoop extraordinaires and pin-up stars. Venturing through the mansion, you can show off your Halloween dress from AYM with a jaw-dropping backdrop. Prices for the event start at £22 for entry into the debaucherous gathering. If you’re looking to spend more? There’s the option to add a three-course meal.
Caption: Pretty in pink. We’re loving this vibe by AYM and AMO Couture Add a radiant touch by Daniel Sandler and a splash of scent: Daisy by Marc Jacobs
Scary Fish Returns – London
Meanwhile, Sexy Fish in Mayfaircould be a perfect option. is renowned for its art-covered walls, sultry aesthetic and exotic cuisine, so it comes as no surprise that they are hosting a Halloween party filled with trick, treats and seduction. This is the perfect excuse to crack out that jaw-dropping dress and head to one of the city’s most opulent gatherings, as you’ll encounter sexy snake charmers, hotter-than-hell fire breathers and a toxic selection of cocktails. We love Nadine Merabi’s Alana maxi as a classy Halloween dress
Caption: turns heads with maximum Impact from Nadine Merabi with these heart drop earrings. Add a touch of tan by Ferne for a flourish of healthy glow.
Seance! A Halloween Murder Mystery – Glasgow
And, for those of you who fancy something more immersive this Halloween, why not try your hand at a murder mystery and spooky seance? Put your detective skills to the test in Glasgow this October as you unravel a paranormal tale of secrets and lies. Actors will guide you through proceedings, where you’ll be treated to dinner, drinks, all before contacting those from beyond the grave. We love Honor Gold’s berry velvet midi dress for a perfect femme fatale vibe.
Caption: Honor Gold dress in velvet: AMO Couture Gillet: Lipstick Daniel Sandler Hush: Pearl studs.
Mad Hatter’s Tea Party – Manchester
And finally, if you wish to live out your fantasies this Halloween, hop on down the magic rabbit hole to Manchester. Alice in Wonderland fans will have their dreams come true in a top-notch tea party. This quirky get together promises a night of fun, entertainment and of course, tea, in a setting straight out of Lewis Carroll’s classic. There’s sure to be a Halloween twist so keeps your eyes open should you choose to follow the white rabbit at the Mad hatter’s Tea Party. Don a Little Mistress monochrome dress to be the perfect Halloween Alice – top hat optional.
Caption: Fit and flare Little Mistress dress: worn with a Casablanca lippy; add our Tom Ford: Portofino https://www.littleblackdress.co.uk/accessories/gifts/tom-ford-neroli-portofino-edp-30ml
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