In a favorite holiday contest, Halloween would probably come in just a step behind Christmas. Aside from the sweet fact that there suddenly seems to be a never-ending supply of candies lying about the house, it’s the only time of year when (mature and responsible) adults have a valid excuse to play dress-up and let loose.

You can stick to old Halloween clichés–going as a witch, a zombie, an ugly death ripper–but if you want to get fabulously fashionable this year, learn from cover girl Kaila Estrada‘s stylish Halloween how-tos.

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