October 31st is on the horizon and, uh, we still don’t have a costume. Here’s some celebrity Halloween costume ideas to get you started…
Trick or treating is back on the cards this year, and if you’re unsure what or who to dress up as, look no further than your favourite celebrity Halloween costumes for inspiration.
Whilst it’s tempting to just throw some fake blood over a Victorian-looking dress, some A-listers go above and beyond every year to come up with genius ideas.
One of the best ones comes courtesy of Kim Kardashian, who in 2019 won at everything by recreating Elle Wood’s Harvard University admissions video. To be fair the whole Kardashian-Jenner clan always comes up trumps, and of course Heidi Klum always pulls off a showstopper, getting a whole team of makeup artists to create her looks, which in the past have included aliens, old ladies and Jessica Rabbit.
There are a few celebrities who have gone above and beyond to tickle our funny bones, with creative Halloween costumes that are a spin on the regular sexy-anything. Adele, donning facial prosthetics as The Mask, and Fergie as a child pageant star tread the line between nightmarish and comedic. Colton Haynes was iconic as Miss Piggy, while Katy Perry went all out as a fiery red hot Cheetoh.
We’ve put together a gallery of the best celebrity Halloween costumes below, but if you need a dash more inspiration then check out our favourite Halloween makeup ideas and Halloween makeup tutorials.
Most Popular Halloween Costumes (according to Google Trends)
According to Google, last year we looked to our favourite TV shows and movies for inspiration. 2021’s most popular Halloween costumes included:
- Scarlet Witch costume
- Purge costume
- Cat costume
- Midsommar Flower Queen costume
- Cruella costume
- Harley Quinn costume
- Princess costume
- The Joker costume
- Zombie costume
- Money Heist costume
Other popular costumes you might see this year are Bridgerton and Squid Games. Still looking for inspiration? Keep scrolling.