Ohhhh hai, Halloween! Party’s this weekend, you say?! Don't panic: if you’ve got eyeliner, you’ve got a costume. You, Miss, can be a cat (notice we didn’t say copycat). There are just as many felines to channel—long hair, short hair, Grumpy, smiling, black, white, animated, or human—as there are ways to execute a cat eye. Just ask Audrey Hepburn, Brigitte Bardot, or Kate Young. So grab your favorite liquid, pot, or kohl, and go Anna Karina flick, Barbara Palvin curl, Josephine de La Baume super thin and nearly straight, Aline Weber neon, Wendy Rowe lash lush, Louis Vuitton reverse, or Derek Lam geometric. Then use your liner of choice to draw an upside-down triangle on your nose. For the rest of your face, we think cats, like Pat McGrath, prefer an “eye” over a “lip,” so leave the rest of the face simple.
As for the rest of your costume, all you need is a pair of ears. Short on Maison Michel lace? Try the Lagerfeld-approved ski mask+rose pin+whiskers combo. Or, grab an understanding friend and a pair of pointy-toed shoes—done. For added authenticity, try sipping on a bottle of milk between cocktails and keep an air of mystery. Now make like Devon Aoki, go soft in the wrist, and get grooming. Tail optional.
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