Category: halloween

7 Ways to Add Classic Elegance to Your Halloween Costume

Posted on October 12th in costumes, crinoline, halloween, petticoat, pinup, vintage. No Comments

Many people love the scary side of Halloween, but we love the glamorous part! Halloween is a perfect excuse to indulge your love of classic vintage fashion – in a brighter and more dramatic day way than you might on a daily basis. We’ve made a list of seven pieces to add drama to your vintage inspired Halloween outfit, but we also believe that these pieces can be worn on occasions far beyond Halloween!

Fishnet Pantyhose

Fishnets are sort of a Halloween cliche, but when we picture them we mostly picture the kind that are cheap and look terrible. Discover how classic and elegant fishnet stockings can be with our signature pair – you might even love them so much that you’ll find ways to wear them on a regular basis!… Read more

Dramatic Vintage Inspired Accessories for Halloween and Beyond

Posted on October 6th in halloween, Holiday. No Comments

Classic accessories are the perfect way to finish off an outfit and bring some added drama. Luckily, the autumn and winter months are all about drama! Holiday parties and cooler weather are a great excuse to showcase accessories, whether you’re heading out to a Halloween party dressed as your favorite 1940’s actress or headed to the opening of the opera.


Erica Skirt

This is the pencil skirt used in all of our photoshoots, but we also love it as the perfect wardrobe base. Use it for a night out as a classic pinup and then wear it to work the next day with a blazer and blouse!… Read more

Retro Halloween Treats and Deeds

Posted on October 21st in halloween, vintage lifestyle. No Comments

Halloween is just over a week away! Last week we had fun picking out our pumpkins, this week we are letting you have some fun with some old fashioned Halloween themed snacks and games.


Once you have gutted and carved your beautiful pumpkins, you’ll be left with all these pumpkin seeds! Pumpkin seeds are a great way to make sure you got your money’s worth out of a single vegetable. These treats can be made sweet or savory, like flavored popcorn or Chex Mix. Here are some recipes that are simple and fun to make with your family.


Simple Roasted Pumpkin Seeds:


  1. Separate the seeds from the stringy pulp

  2. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F

  3. Wash seeds under cold water in colander

  4. Do not blot seeds with towel or paper towel

  5. Place seeds on a oiled pan

  6. Place pan in oven for 30 minutes to dry out

  7. Season seeds by tossing the seeds in olive oil and your choice in flavor


Sweet:  Mix cinnamon and sugar, then sprinkle mixture on top of oiled seeds

Simple Savory: Sprinkle seeds with salt or other seasoning such as italian or taco.… Read more

Vintage Halloween Fun!

Posted on October 15th in halloween, vintage lifestyle. No Comments

Are you looking to relive the Halloween of your childhood? That time when no one had cell phones and kids played in fall leaves, just a good old time! We at Secrets in Lace not only want to help achieve vintage style but really appreciate the lifestyle of the 1950’s. We’ve decided for the rest of the month of October to some fun, simple, and easy ways for you and your family to enjoy a retro Halloween!

The leaves are falling and the weather is getting cooler, so what better way to enjoy the season than by going to a pumpkin patches?… Read more

Try Pinup for Halloween!

Have you ever wanted to dress like a classic pinup? Halloween is the perfect time to experiment with new shapes and silhouettes, so why try a true classic? We can help you achieve a pinup figure from bra to stockings. If you have ever wanted to own some fun vintage inspired pieces we have those too. Try these pieces out for a fabulous Halloween costume: you might just love how you look and feel so much that you will wear them all the time.

Coquette Satin Bullet Bra

Coquette Satin Bullet Bra

Let’s start off with a classic bullet bra! Our Coquette Satin Bullet Bra is simply stunning.… Read more

Playboy Bunny: History and Costume

We are just days away from Halloween! So in the spirit of the season, we are going to give you a little back story to an iconic uniform. The Playboy Bunny Uniform.

Everyone over the age of 16 has probably heard of the Playboy Bunny. This company was founded in Chicago in 1953 by Hugh Hefner. The first issue of the magazine, sold for fifty cents a copy, was printed later that year and featured the very famous and beautiful Marilyn Monroe. There was over fifty thousand total copies sold! This gave the company the momentum it needed to create a unique brand and experience.… Read more

Vintage Inspiration for Halloween!

It’s that time of year again, Halloween is just around the corner! While you may be too old to go door to door asking for candy, there is no age limit when it comes to having fun with some costumes! This week we’re showing some of our favorite vintage inspired Halloween costumes, and including some of our garments you can work into the look as well!

Wouldn’t be it be great if you could put on your favorite lingerie set from Secrets in Lace and just call that your costume? While wearing our designs you probably feel the most confident, but for the sake of keeping it classy in public, you can still show off that vintage flare in something like a Bettie Page Halloween costume instead.… Read more

Happy Halloween from Secrets in Lace!

Posted on October 31st in costumes, halloween, stockings, vintage. No Comments

Happy Halloween! We love incorporating vintage into our everyday fashion and lingerie, but a holiday like Halloween is the perfect excuse to take it a step further. Or, Iʼm sure there are some people out there who are dying to experiment with vintage fashion, but donʼt want to come off looking too costume-y. Again, Halloween to the rescue! On a day where anything goes, and countless parties where guests of all ages dress up, there really is no better time to go all out as a vintage fashionista, pin-up girl, or even a burlesque entertainer! Those being three elements of fashion that Secrets in Lace works with everyday, itʼs the perfect opportunity to create three great Halloween costume ideas.… Read more