The Most Iconic Celebrity Halloween Costumes

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Whether you are searching for costume inspiration or you simply love a good look, it’s always fun to see what celebrities wear come Halloween. With October in full swing, there is no better time to look back at some of the most iconic celebrity Halloween costumes of all time.

Lil Nas X as Nicki Minaj
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Lil Nas X channeled Nicki Minaj perfectly in his 2020 costume. With such a fun look, this one is sure to be remembered for years to come.

Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka as “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”
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If anyone knows how to do a family costume, it’s Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka. Come Halloween time, you can always expect a charming and theatrical moment from them and their two children. In 2020, the family dressed as characters from “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.”

Ariana Grande as a “Twilight Zone” Character
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Ariana Grande spent her 2019 Halloween, dawning a costume inspired by the “Eye of the Beholder” episode of “The Twilight Zone.” The look is spooky and glamorous at the same time, and will certainly go down in history as an iconic Halloween moment.

Bella Hadid and The Weeknd as Lydia and Beetlejuice
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Beetlejuice and Lydia is a costume that’s done frequently, but no one has done it quite like Bella Hadid and The Weeknd. These two are striking in their 2018 interpretation of the Halloween classic.

Harry Styles as Elton John
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No one does glitter like Elton John — except for Harry Styles. Styles’ 2018 look is nothing short of iconic.

Lupita Nyong’o as Dionne from “Clueless”
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Ugh, as if anyone has ever looked better than Lupita Nyong’o as Dionne Davenport. Nyong’o’s 2018 costume is almost as iconic as “Clueless” is.

Kendall Jenner as a Fembot
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Kendall Jenner looks flawless in her 2018 “Austin Powers” inspired costume. The look is gorgeous, recognizable and easy to recreate — all the ingredients for a great costume.

Kim Kardashian as Cher
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Cher is an icon, so it’s not surprising that a costume of her would be the same. Kim Kardashian captures Cher’s essence perfectly in her 2017 look.

Heidi Klum as Michael Jackson in “Thriller”
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Heidi Klum is known for her over-the-top Halloween looks. Select a year at random and Klum is sure to have outdone everyone else with her costume. Her 2017 Michael Jackson-inspired look continued to stay on pattern with the rest of her iconic looks.

Gigi Hadid as Sandy from “Grease”
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Gigi Hadid in her 2015 Sandy Olsson look. The costume is executed from the hair to the heels.

Cindy Crawford as Marilyn Monroe
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With two women like Cindy Crawford and Marilyn Monroe, there’s no way you can go wrong. Crawford is seen in her 1996 Monroe interpretation.

Cher as Cleopatra
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If you know Cher, you know that she is a fashion icon, so it’s no surprise that she would turn out a show-stopping Halloween costume. Her 1988 take on Cleopatra is uniquely her style and undoubtedly iconic.

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