6 Smart Halloween Costume Ideas for Thoughtful Girls

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Girl, I'm not saying you can't be a sexy cat for the third year in a row. As a contributing member of our shallow, image-obsessed society, it's your right and your privilege. I'm just saying that if you wanted to shake things up this year and go as something a little more thoughtful (I say "academic," you say "hipster")... well, here are some ideas to get you started.

PS: If you want to costume up as a classic smart-girl icon like Virginia Woolf or Janis Joplin, more power to ya, but these costumes were inspired by ladies who are making things happen today.

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