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  Yes, we’ve gone Halloweentastic this week. Ironic, really, given that our children are all probably too young to really enjoy it. C loves that nursery is bestrewn with decorations – and enjoyed a pumpkin carving class at Maggie & Rose, but I don’t think that Halloween really carries much weight. Unlike, say, her birthday, about which she already has ideas. Not that this puts a stop to our enthusiasm in any way. Following Alex’s post yesterday about the joys of Halloween parties, I bring you costumes – and Halloween-inspired style (it’s tenuous, but we’re going with it) for grown-ups.…

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Halloween Costumes at H&M

Alex and I have both become distinctly keener on Halloween since having children. I suspect this has something to do with the cuteness levels engendered by small people dressed as pumpkins. Which is why H&M’s new All for Children costume range, with 23% of sales going to UNICEF, is Just. Too. Tempting. There’s even a mini Marie Antoinette costume, complete with pomander wig and pug handbag. It launches in stores and online today – so get thee clicking. Even if you’re not in the market for a Halloween costume – surely your dressing up box needs some of this? Heck, I wish it came in my size. I’m a little envious.…