This October 31st, why not add a cultural touch to your evening with a Geisha Halloween costume?

The allure of female Japanese entertainers is undeniable. Traditionally, Geishas act as gracious hostesses that are trained in fine arts such as singing, playing instruments and dancing. They maiko are the most esteemed rank that boast unrivaled grace, beauty and talent. This complied list of Geisha features showcases how this magnificent facet of Japanese culture has inspired the realms of fashion and art.

Create a tasteful tribute for this hallow's eve and go as one of these prestigious ladies. This choice would be very de riguer as the Spring 2013 Prada collection, fresh off the Milan runways had an oriental theme with updated version of Geisha attire by Miuccia Prada. Your Geisha Halloween costume will turn heads with its inescapable allure.