MUSIC MONDAY: WINTER PLAYLIST


Sorry, Halloween, we love you but we're soo over it. 

With a weekend of epic Halloween partying behind us, we're ready to take on the winter. So what if it's about to get really, really cold? 

We've got these tunes to keep us warm... ok, the winter coats probably help too.


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xo, Ardene

4 WINTER COAT TRENDS THAT SLAY


When the temp drops, you know what to do. Layer your wardrobe staples and get your hands on some killer coats.

Here are 4 looks guaranteed to heat up your style this winter. 


DOWN WITH IT
Puffer coats are totally babe'in.




LAYER AFTER LAYER
You're so deep. You've got a million layers.  



TONE ON TONE
Keep it neutral, gurl.



OVERSIZE IT
Slouchy is the new classy.



Show us how you wear it using #ardenelove.

xo, Ardene

HOW TO: GLITTER ROOTS TUTORIAL


Adding glitter to your roots is by far the coolest hair trend rn, and Halloween is the perfect excuse to test it out. 

It's also a super cute way to pull together a last minute outfit.

You can add this to pretty much any costume, so whether you're repping Goth vs Princess, just swap the color of the glitter to change the vibe. 



Don't forget to share your Halloween looks with @ardene on Insta using #ardenelove for a chance to win $100!

xo, Ardene

MUSIC MONDAY: HALLOWEEN 3.0 SLAYLIST


Halloween is literally a week away! Ahh.

At this point, you've probably got all your decorations + candy ready, and hopefully you've got your costume together.
(Not yet? click here)

Now all you need are some scary good tunes, with all the classics included. Cause what's a Halloween party without killer ambiance? 

Go ahead, creep the Halloween 3.0 Slaylist below:


Get spooky with it, ghouls. 

Oh, and if you're last minute like us, you'll wanna check out our Halloween inspo on the 'gram.

xo, Ardene

HOW TO: INSTA FAMOUS COSTUME TUTORIAL

You were born on the internet and you're basically social media royalty.

Watch the tutorial below to see how you can slay "à la" Kendall and Kylie this Halloween.

1. WATCH & LEARN
  

2. GET DRESSED
Click the image below to shop the costume


Follow @ardene on Insta for all the Halloween inspo!

xo, Ardene

HOW TO: HARLEY QUINN COSTUME TUTORIAL

If you wanna have a killer Halloween, you gotta nail your costume. That's why we're sharing a special behind the scenes Harley Quinn makeup tutorial, so you can recreate Halloween's hottest look at home.

1. WATCH & LEARN


2. GET DRESSED

What's a face without the outfit? You gotta get your costume together, puddin'.

                                                            - Red Down Bomber Jacket
                                                            - Harley Quinn Tee
                                                            - Red+Blue Harley Quinn Shorts
                                                            - Hiking boots
                                                            - Fishnet tights (rip 'em up a bit!)
                                                            - A Choker or two
                                                            - Punky accessories
                                                            - Blonde wig with Red + Blue pigtails

click the images to shop



Check out @ardene on Insta for more Halloween inspo!

xo, Ardene




COSTUME D'HALLOWEEN : HARLEY QUINN

Si tu veux passer l'Halloween en toute grandeur, il te faut un costume terriblement adorable. C'est pourquoi on partage ce tutorat (et dans les coulisses) avec toi afin que tu puisses recréer le costume de Harley Quinn toi-même à la maison.

1. VISIONNE & PRENDS NOTE


2. LE COSTUME

T'as la face mais pas l'habit, ma mignonne ? Voici quoi porter.

                                                            - Blouson épais rouge
                                                            - T-shirt d'Harley Quinn
                                                            - Short rouge + bleu d'Harley Quinn
                                                            - Bottes de randonnée
                                                            - Bas nylon en résille (déchire-les un peu !)
                                                            - Un collier Choker ou deux
                                                            - Accessoires Punk
                                                            - Perruque blonde avec lulus rouge + bleu

clique sur les images pour magasiner



Découvre @ardene sur Insta pour plus d'inspo Halloween !

xo, Ardène

MUSIC MONDAY: 10 TIMES MUSICIANS NAILED HALLOWEEN


We're literally counting down the days to Halloween.

Here's a little celebrity inspo to get you going:

Katy Perry - Mic Drop
...Mic drop. 

Miley Cyrus - Cinderella
Any costume you can wear with a choker is a win in our books.

Beyoncé and Jay Z - Coming to America
Cutest shout-out ever to Eddie Murphy's 1988 movie.


Katie Stevens - Sloth
And yet another onesie that is beyond adorable.

Taylor Swift - Pegacorn
T Swift slaying in a unicorn onesie.


Joe Jonas - Hamburglar
Alexa Chung also did this in 2013 and it was epic.

Rita Ora - Bananas in Pyjamas
A total throwback to the classic 90s show. 


Nicki Minaj - Fairy Princess
Killing it in a tutu and a tiara.

Kylie Jenner and Tyga - Chuckie and Bride of Chuckie
If you wanna create a costume using stuff you'll actually wear again, this is your costume.
Leather jacket, choker, white top, knee highs.


Snoop Dogg - As an actual dog
This happened.

A video posted by snoopdogg (@snoopdogg) on

Want even more Halloween inspo? 

See the Halloween 3.0 Lookbook and follow @ardene on Insta!

xo, Ardene




DIY: CYBER SWIRL CANDY APPLES FOR HALLOWEEN



Candy apples are the perfect Halloween treat.

Plus you probably went apple picking this fall + honestly how many more apple pies can a girl bake?!

Also these candy apples are beyond cute. 

Be the ultimate ghouls night party hostess + make your own at home:

CYBER SWIRL CANDY APPLES 3.0

INGREDIENTS
6-10 small green apples
3 cups granulated sugar
1 cup water
1/2 cup corn syrup
2 tablespoons white gel food coloring
2-3 additional gel colors (we used blue, violet, and rose)
cotton candy
edible glitter

HARDWARE
candy thermometer
medium saucepan
rubber spatula
6-10 black pastry sticks
scissors
non-stick baking sheet


STEP 1: REMOVE THE STEMS FROM YOUR APPLES AND INSERT THE PASTRY STICKS

STEP 2: COMBINE SUGAR, WATER, AND CORN SYRUP IN A SAUCEPAN


STEP 3: HEAT THE SUGAR MIXTURE UNDISTURBED UNTIL IT REACHES 302 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT


STEP 4: REMOVE FROM HEAT AND VERY QUICKLY MIX 2 TBSP WHITE GEL FOOD COLORING INTO SUGAR MIXTURE. STIR TO COMBINE

STEP 5: ADD A FEW DROPS OF THE COLORED GELS - BUT DON'T STIR THEM IN. 
IF YOU DO, IT'LL BECOME ONE SOLID COLOR

STEP 6: SWIRL YOUR APPLES IN THE MIXTURE AND PLACE THEM ON A NON-STICK BAKING SHEET TO DRY


STEP 7: DECORATE YOUR APPLES WITH EDIBLE GLITTER AND COTTON CANDY!

SERVE + CLAIM YOUR PLACE AS THE #1 HOSTESS EVER


Happy Halloween!

Follow @ardene on Insta for more ghoulish inspo.

xo, Ardene

*recipe adapted from sweetapolita



DIY: TOKYO DRIFTER BOMBER JACKET

Welcome to Halloween 3.0. 

Everybody loves a good fright night DIY, so we're gonna show you how we created the Tokyo Drifter costume (straight from the Halloween 3.0 lookbook!) + how you can do it too. 

Get this look IRL.

WHAT YOU NEED:
- Approx. 3 ft x 3 ft of asian-inspired/pattern fabric
- Approx. 1 ft x 1 ft of white fabric
- A stencil for Japanese or Chinese lettering (find yours online and print it)
- Measuring Tape
- Scissors
- Needle and thread


STEP 1: MEASURE THE PATTERN FABRIC TO THE BACK OF YOUR BOMBER. MARK THE PLACES YOU WILL CUT.

(SEE AN EXAMPLE OF WHERE TO CUT)


STEP 2: CUT THE PATTERN FABRIC WHERE YOU MARKED IT.


STEP 3: NEXT, PRINT THE STENCIL ONTO REGULAR PAPER.

PUT THE PAPER UNDER YOUR WHITE FABRIC AND TRACE THE LETTERS WITH A PEN. CUT THE LETTERS OUT FROM THE WHITE FABRIC.

STEP 4: SEW THE WHITE FABRIC LETTERS ONTO YOUR PATTERN FABRIC. 


STEP 5: SEW IT ALL ONTO THE BOMBER.


STEP 6: USING LEFTOVER PATTERN FABRIC, CUT A STRIP AND TIE IT AROUND THE SLEEVE OF YOUR BOMBER.


FINISHED!


Head to the Halloween Shop

More ghouls night out inspo coming soon on Insta!

xo, Ardene




DIY : BLOUSON TOKYO DRIFTER


Bienvenue à l'Halloween 3.0. 

C'est toujours bien de fabriquer ou modifier ses propres costumes d'Halloween. On voulait montrer à tout le monde comment créer l'uniforme d'un Tokyo Drifter (directement pris du lookbook d'Halloween 3.0) + et comment le faire à la maison. 


CE QU'IL TE FAUT :
- Un blouson
- Approx. 3 pi. x 3 pi. de tissu style oriental
- Approx. 1 pi. x 1 pi. de tissu blanc
- Un pochoir avec caractères japonais/chinois (trouve le tien en ligne et imprime-le)
- Ruban à mesurer
- Ciseaux
- Fil et aiguille


ÉTAPE 1 : MESURE LE TISSU À MOTIF AU DOS DE TON BLOUSON. MARQUE OÙ TU VAS COUPER.

(VOIR UN EXEMPLE DE L'ENDROIT OÙ COUPER)


ÉTAPE 2 : DÉCOUPE LE TISSU À MOTIF LÀ OÙ TU AS DESSINÉ LES MARQUES.


ÉTAPE 3 : ENSUITE, IMPRIME LE POCHOIR SUR DU PAPIER RÉGULIER.

PLACE LE PAPIER SOUS LE TISSU BLANC ET TRACE LES LETTRES AVEC UN CRAYON. DÉCOUPE LES LETTRES (SUR LE TISSU BLANC).


ÉTAPE 4 : COUDS LES LETTRES BLANCHES SUR TON TISSU À MOTIF. 


ÉTAPE 4 : COUDS LE TOUT SUR LE BLOUSON.


ÉTAPE 5 : AVEC LE RESTE DU TISSU À MOTIF, DÉCOUPE UNE BANDE ET ATTACHE-LA AUTOUR DE LA MANCHE DU BLOUSON.


TERMINÉ !


Magasine tout ce qui est Halloween

Plus d'inspo d'Halloween à venir sur Insta!

xo, Ardène