7 Halloween Costume Ideas That Will Win the Night

This Halloween, why not shelve your sexy nurse get-up and go with a hilarious pop culture-inspired costume instead?

Halloween doesn’t have to be all sexy nurse/firefighter/maid costumes (with the exception of sexy NYC pizza rat. Sexy pizza rat is always a good idea). If you’re ready to retire your fishnets, you can’t go wrong with a LOLzy pop culture reference this Halloween. We rounded up some of our favourite moments from 2015 along with what you’ll need to recreate them for a v. au courant pop culture costume.

Ariana Grande circa Donutgate

(Photo: Spin)

(Photo: Spin)

This one’s a snap. All you need are a few of Grande’s signature style pieces (cat-ear headband, crop top, black eye-liner, high half-pony) and a box of donuts, of course.

Get the look:
Cat-ear headband: ModCloth, $13, modcloth.com
Metallic crop top: Motel, $24, motelrocks.com
Black liquid liner: Nyx Cosmetics, $10, nyxcosmetics.ca
Donuts: we’re partial to Krispy Kreme


Miley hosting the 2015 MTV Video Awards

(Photo: instagram/mileycyrus)

(Photo: instagram/mileycyrus)

She’s just being Miley! As long as you stick with high cut, high-shine and some kind of dreadlock extension, you should be good to go.

Get the look:
Pink dreadlock extensions: Gypsy Marsala, $60, etsy.com
Silver dangly earrings: Warehouse, $23, asos.com
Silver bodysuit: Ali Express, $25, aliexpress.com
Streamer scrunchie: This is a DIY all the way. Hit your local dollar store for streamers and go to town.


Kylie Jenner off-duty

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(Photo: intagram.com/kyliejenner)

Kylie gets all kinds of tongues wagging over her ever-growing lips and rotation of wigs, but it’s her everyday style that’s her signature.

Get the look:
Long black wig: Royal Style, $20, amazon.ca
Brown lipstick: MAC in Stone, $17, maccosmetics.com
Brown lip liner: Nyx Cosmetics, $5, nyxcosmetics.ca
Black tank, tied at the waist: Forever 21, $7, forever21.com
Black leggings: American Eagle Outfitters, $33, ae.com
Yeezy Boots: eBay, various prices, ebay.com
White baseball cap: Lids, $21, lids.ca


Selena Gomez as Arsyn in Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” music video

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(Photo: instagram/selenagomez)

OK, so this one’s pretty sexy, but our November cover star is also srsly bad-ass as Arsyn.

Get the look:
Black bob wig with with blunt bangs: Rosegal, $18, rosegal.com
Red lipstick: Urban Decay in Bad Blood, $26, sephora.com
Black bondage-inspired bodysuit: Nasty Gal, $89, nastygal.com
Black over-the-knee boots: Le Chateau, $130, lechateau.com


Amy Schumer in “Football Town Nights” on Inside Amy Schumer 


(Photo: Mashable)

What pop culture round-up of 2015 would be complete without Amy? We’re fans of most of her work but the Friday Night Lights parody is at the top of the list. This one doesn’t take much beyond a basic grey T-shirt and jeans—but don’t forget the key prop: the Tammy Taylor-inspired monster wine glass.

Get the look:
Oversized wine glass: DCI, $24, amazon.ca
Grey V-neck T-shirt: Talula, $30, aritzia.com


Drake at Wimbledon


(Photo: twitter.com/ira)

Be still our beating hearts! Drake in pastel gives us so many feels.

Get the look:
Blush crewneck sweater: Joe Fresh, $24, joefresh.com
Bleached-out blue jeans: Forever 21, $30, forever21.com
Work boots: Timberland, $170, footlocker.ca
Forlorn facial expression: free


Stella on Orange Is The New Black


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Ladies behind bars don’t get to accessorize so with tan prison scrubs, faux tattoos and a wink, you can be Stella from OTINB. Bonus points for having a shorter ‘do or a wig to complete the look.

Get the look:
Tan prison scrubs: Natural Uniforms, $20, amazon.ca
Temporary tattoos: Tattly, various prices, tattly.com

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