The Era’s Most Iconic Pop Culture Halloween Costume Inspo

“What the hell should I be for Halloween?”

Tis’ the season of ghostly greetings, spooky affirmations, and the oh so potent retrieval of “What the hell do I wear for Halloween?” – though this time we won’t wait till the last minute. With Halloween creeping up the horizon and stress levels zeroing in on all time highs, I can’t think of a better time to just make things simple. Instead of reluctantly joining the unmerciful line of the union square party city, let’s join hands and affirm that we can in fact do better. Let this Halloween season be the day you grant yourself the space to relive your favorite media moments. And by that I mean time it’s time to drop jaws and pop out in whatever the hell you want. I mean honestly how often do you have the opportunity to capture your aesthetic in its biggest and boldest genre? From Bella’s Met afterparty look to Kourtney and Travis’s infamous Portofino wedding, we’ve encircled some more notable looks from this era’s boldest pop culture moments.

Britney Spears

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Carrie Bradshaw

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Marilyn Monroe

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Lil Kim

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Bella Hadid

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Avril Lavigne

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Tina Turner

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Kourtney Kardashian & Travis Barker

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Elle Woods

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Julia Fox

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Paris Hilton

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Kim Kardashian

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Megan Fox & MGK

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