The Best Celebrity Halloween Costumes: Sexy, Spooky, and Just Plain Weird

When it comes to Halloween, stars really are just like us. They love getting dressed in outrageous getups and parading around for the world—and, in their case, the paparazzi—to see. From a goth Kate Moss to an egg-centric Gwen Stefani, read on for a roundup of our favorite famous trick-or-treaters.

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  • Given how much they get ogled the other 364 days of the year, you would think that famous folk would use Halloween as an excuse to lay low. Au contraire. Celebrities can be counted on for some of the most extravagant costumes around (ahem, Heidi Klum). Check out our best-dressed list from recent years and don’t be shy about telling us if we missed anyone.

  • Katy Perry
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    WHO: Katy Perry
    WHAT: Spotted at a party in the Hollywood Forever Cemetery last year.
    WEAR: Pal Shannon Woodward brought MTV’s acerbic cartoon teen, Daria, to life while Perry dressed as her ultra cool sidekick, Jane Lane.

  • Chloe Grace Moretz
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    WHO: Chloe Grace Moritz
    WHAT: At the 2012 Jonathan Ross Halloween Party in London.
    WEAR: The Carrie star looked straight up scary as a deranged witch.

  • Alessandra Ambrosio
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    WHO: Alessandra Ambrosio
    WHAT: Attending a Halloween bash last year in Beverly Hills.
    WEAR: The Victoria’s Secret model accessorized her naught general costume with fishnet stockings and a Saint Laurent clutch.

  • Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
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    WHO: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
    WHAT: At a party in Beverly Hills last year.
    WEAR: Day of the Dead diva? Sexy librarian? Louche 1920’s floozy? We’re not exactly sure who Huntington-Whiteley is channeling here but we love the look nonetheless.

  • Ali Larter
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    WHO: Ali Larter
    WHAT: Trick-or-treating in Manhattan Beach in 2011.
    WEAR: Larter dressed as a queen bee while her son, Theodore, was an adorable baby drone.

  • Gwen Stefani
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    WHO: Gwen Stefani
    WHAT: At an L.A. Halloween party in 2008.
    WEAR: The pop star lived up to her reputation as a good egg.

  • Kate Upton
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    WHO: Kate Upton
    WHAT: Attending Heidi Klum’s 2011 Halloween party in New York.
    WEAR: The Sports Illustrated model paid homage to the original blond bombshell with a spooky Marilyn Monroe costume.

  • Doutzen Kroes
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    WHO: Doutzen Kroes
    WHAT: At Heidi Klum’s 2011 Halloween fete in New York.
    WEAR: Taking a cue from Karen’s (Amanda Seyfried) costume in Mean Girls (“I’m a mouse. Duh!”), the Dutch beauty worked a sexy rodent look.

  • Kate Moss
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    WHO: Kate Moss
    WHAT: Arriving at Jonathan Ross’s Halloween party in London last year.
    WEAR: Moss was a glam Morticia Addams to husband Jaime Hince’s dapper Gomez while daughter Lila Grace was a black cat.

  • Miranda Kerr
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    WHO: Miranda Kerr
    WHAT: Hosting a circus-themed Halloween party in New York in 2011.
    WEAR: The supermodel sizzled as a sexy ring master, whip at the ready.

  • Heidi Klum
    Photo credit: Diane Cohen/FAMEFLYNET PICTURES

    WHO: Heidi Klum
    WHAT: At her annual Halloween party in New York last year.
    WEAR: When it comes to Halloween, nobody plays dress up better than Klum. Her extravagant 2012 costume (an homage to Elizabeth Taylor’s Cleopatra) was no exception.

  • Lauren Conrad
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    WHO: Lauren Conrad
    WHAT: Attending Glee star Matthew Morrison's 2012 Halloween Party.
    WEAR: Conrad looked supercalifragilistic as Mary Poppins.

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