How a Gentleman Handles Halloween Parties

Nine things you need to host in style

By The Editors
October 16, 2015 9:00 am

Most men belong to one of two camps when it comes to decking the halls for Halloween:

Either A) your home turns into the Griswoldian equivalent of a haunted house, complete with plastic lawn ornaments, cobwebs and one of those cackling doorbells you’ll eventually turn off with a baseball bat, or B), “Oh shit, tomorrow’s Halloween.”

We propose a third camp: a collection of spooky ephemera for a guy with a little coin and a lot of imagination. Best part about the nine items below: you can wear ‘em/hang ‘em/put ‘em on the mantle any time of year and they’ll still turn heads.

Givenchy Skull Lapel Pin
It’s a statement piece, but hey, it’s a statement affair.

The Shining Print signed by Jack Nicholson
A rare “Here’s Johnny” piece signed by the legend himself in New York City.

Ralph Lauren Ayers Decanter
As if we needed another reason to enjoy a dram. Hand-blown crystal encased in black crystal. This one can stay out all year.

Ralph Lauren Ayers Tumblers
Because drinking straight from the decanter is frowned upon before midnight.

Richard Mille Tourbillon Skull Watch
Nine out of ten skull watches should never be worn outside of monster-truck rallies or KoЯn concerts. This is the tenth.

Ralph Lauren Ayers Skull
The $7.5k lead crystal skull. A conversation piece. A paperweight. Highly unecessary. Completely covetable.

The Speake-Marin Steel Watch
For facing your demons in grand fashion.

Tateossian Scorpion Cufflinks
Wards off spirits, starts conversations.

Freaks 1932 Movie Poster
For the truest lover of horror. At $850,000 it chimes in as one of the most expensive things on Amazon.

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