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18 Timely Halloween Costumes For 2013

This was a huge year both online and IRL. Show the world how up-to-the-minute you are with these easy costume ideas.

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Links to get the stuff: Bart Simpson sweatshirt, Homiés beanie, buckle boots, customizable kids’ backpack, Bart Simpson jorts. Be sure to practice your funny faces in the mirror for totally GIF-able photo ops.

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He may be doxxed but you can channel his poetry nonetheless.

Links to get the stuff: horse head mask, t-shirt, you way don’t need to buy an e-reader but if you have one, great, and if not, make one by drawing on some cardboard.

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Links to get the stuff: shearling jacket, leggings, monkey ears, and bonus points if you can get your hands on an Ikea catalog.

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Links to get the stuff: (faux) fur coat, plus a Slurpee and as big a bag of thrift store swag as you can handle.

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Links to get the stuff: puffy shirt, Shake Shack cup, Google glasses, Candy Crush app. Team up with Modern Elaine and Modern George.

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Links to get the stuff: black lace bra, fake piercing, lip plump gloss, North Face puffy jacket, iPhone 4s, blond wig, angel wing temporary tattoo. Make lots of duck faces and take lots of selfies.

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Links to get the stuff: compass (looool), shutter shades, leotard, Depends.

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Links: Shiba Inu sweatshirt, Shiba Inu socks, tattoo inkjet transfer paper. Print out some of your favorite Shibe Doge sayings in happy-colored Comic Sans font onto temporary tattoo inkjet paper. Apply the tattoos all over your body, or wherever you see fit.

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Let your friends and family know how much you care by eavesdropping on their most private conversations.

Links to get the stuff: black suit, ever-so-slightly-modified t-shirt, plastic headset. Print out a bunch of texts/emails/sexts/DMs/whatever and tape them to your body.

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Links to get the stuff: candles, yoga pants, pink t-shirt. Don’t recommend *actually* catching on fire, but you do you.

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Which hot mess are you??

Links to get the stuff: Hot pink bikini top, acid wash jorts, hot pink fishnet top, Adidas sandals, neon green bikini top, pink hair chalk.

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Links to get the stuff: those iconic sneakers, wig, blazer, pearls. Do not sit down all evening long.

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Links to get the stuff: All the Summer Girls beach read, Oscar Meyer tee, condiments, cop aviator sunglasses, dark self-tanner.

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You can shop the following costumes, as well as loads of other costumes, in the Halloween Bazaar.

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Include a printout of a Candy Crush screenshot so no one mistakes you for Katy Perry.

Links to get the stuff: Robert Rodriguez dress (rent it for $75), pink necklace, bejeweled purse, rainbow lollipop, purple wig.

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So it’s highly possible that everyone is going to be Miley this Halloween but you get to be Miley in an Hervé Léger dress.

Links to get the stuff: Hervé Léger dress (rent it for $150), foam finger, plushy microphone, white Keds.

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Bonus: the belly will keep you cozy.

Links to get the stuff: Pink Tartan dress (rent it for $70), black sunglasses, fake belly.

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Links to get the stuff: MSGM jumpsuit (rent it for $85), knit chicken. Throw in some handcuffs, ball and chain, and a wig if you feel like it.

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Links to get the stuff: gray Helmut Lang gown (rent it for $85), shark hat, DIY wire and plastic sharks. Look terrified a lot and memorize the 7 worst/best lines from the movie.

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