Halloween is one of those rare occasions when you can become anyone you want. This year, instead of defaulting to the tired and seen-way-too-many-times witches and french maids, let’s tap into your creative brain and put smiles on friends’ and strangers’ faces with these fun and time-relevant Halloween costumes.
From fashion icons to red-headed vixens to your favorite reality TV star, we narrowed down this year’s key Halloween costumes to get a fresh spin on the old holiday. Even better, we’ll show you how you can use what you already have and turn it into a head-turning costume with a few smart props.
Check out our top fashion- and reality TV-inspired Halloween costumes:
Nothing says “fashion-forward” more than the queen stylist herself, Rachel Zoe. Channel your inner 70s love child to emulate the icon and be the chicest dressed person in the room.
What You Have: Flare-leg jeans, pumps, flowy top
For simple and cute, Sookie Stackhouse from True Blood is ideal. Show your love for vampires without the dripping fangs and traditional over-size cape.
What You Have: Fitted white T-shirt, black shorts
Quirky and cute quite describes Jess Day from New Girl perfectly. Look to mod-inspired outfits and nerdy accessories to capture her essence.
What You Have: Black flats, eyeliner, red lipstick
What You Need:
Forever21 Wayfarer Readers, $6.80
Sexy and seductive, Kim Kardashian is a great choice for reality-loving fashion mavens. Go for sleek black and a little help in the rear area to fully capture Kim’s stunning curves.
What You Have: Black pumps, pink lipstick
What You Need:
Kardashian Sisters Inspired Long Fashion Wig, $39.99 Low Rise Hip and Butt Padded Panty, $34.99
Cross Back Fitted Bandage Clubwear Cocktail Party Dress, $39.99 Natural Black Eyelashes, $4.99
For a 40s throw-back mixed with a little pizzaz and sass, go for Joan Holloway from Mad Men. Sexy, slim-fitting garments and eye-catching red hair is sure to please your party guests.
What You Have: Blouse, pumps
Which of these costumes do you like the most? Share your ideas and share with friends on Facebook.