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15 Newsmakers Who Will Probably Be Subjects Of Halloween Costumes This Year

Sure, it's early, but considering every major retailer in America has the Halloween spread out maybe it's time to start thinking about it.

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What You Will Need

Essential

Black pants and shirt (preferably fuzzy)

Afro wig

Black makeup on nose

Obama campaign button

Optional

Long black ears

Partner to play Bo

14. Manti Te'o

Dave Martin, File / AP

Manti Te'o, who famously didn't have a girlfriend, who didn't die of cancer, will be a likely visitor at your Halloween party. However, given that the Manti Te'o saga will be nearly a year removed, only expect a few to come dressed as the former Notre Dame star

What You Will Need

Essential

Leis

Outstretched Arm

Cell Phone

Optional

Chargers or Notre Dame Jersey/T-Shirt/Hat

13. Ben Affleck

Tibrina Hobson/WireImage / Getty Images

Ben Affleck, who was recently announced as the actor who will play Bruce Wayne/Batman in the upcoming Batman and Superman movie, will be a popular target of geeks who are looking to repurpose their leftover Batman costume.

What You Will Need

Essential

Batman Costume (Without Mask)

Name Badge reading 'Ben Affleck'

Optional

Oscar Statuette

Goatee or Beard

What You Will Need

Essential

Pearl Earings and Necklace

Bleached Grey Wig

Optional

Butter

11. Ruth Bader Ginsberg

AP

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg has been having a buzz worthy year. Ginsberg is prime to make an appearance as a costume at your Halloween event by your left leaning and legally savvy friends.

What You Will Need

Essential

Black gown (repurposed graduation robe would work)

Glasses

White Collar

Optional

Partners to attend as Roberts, Alito, Scalia, Kagan, Sotomayor, Breyer, Thomas and Kennedy

10. Lance Armstrong

Courtesy of Harpo Studios, Inc., George Burns, File / AP

Disgraced cyclist, Lance Armstrong, will experience what will likely be his last year as a Halloween costume in 2013.

What You Will Need

Essential

Bike jersey

Bike shorts

Bike helmet

Livestrong Bracelet

Optional

Syringes

A lawyer

What You Will Need

Essential

Adult sized baby costume

Optional

Compass

What You Will Need

Essential

New York Yankees Jersey/T-Shirt/Hat

Optional

Syringes

7. Tony Appleton

Lefteris Pitarakis / AP

Everybody's favorite semi-official non-official official, Town crier Tony Appleton is a sleeper favorite for costume of the year. Show up to your Halloween party in this get up and you will win.

What You Will Need

Essential

Tricorne hat with large feathers

Scroll

Frilly shirt

Red jacket

Another red jacket

At least 15 pieces of flair

Optional

Knickers

At least 37 pieces of flair

Handbell

6. Wendy Davis

Mike Stone / Reuters

Texas State Senator Wendy Davis took a stand against a highly restrictive bill in Texas aimed at limiting abortion access. She became a folk hero for many. The next step is Halloween costume.

What You Will Need

Essential

Dress

Long jacket

Red sneakers

Glasses

Optional

Microphone

5. The Olinguito

Mark Gurney / AP

For everyone that wants to bring some current events relevancy to their sexy animal costume, there is the Olinguito. Remember, "In girl world, Halloween is the one night a year when a girl can dress like a total slut and no other girls can say anything about it." (Regina George)

What You Will Need

Essential

Brown or Khaki clothing

Black nose make up

Optional

Friends who read the science page

4. Prince George

Michael Middleton / AP

He's the royal baby and the future King of England, Prince George of Cambridge. The news media covered him non-stop for at least two weeks because royal baby.

What You Will Need

Essential

Adult sized baby costume

Crown

Optional

A photographer to follow you around and take pictures of everything you do

3. Edward Snowden

The Guardian / Reuters

Edward Snowden everyone's favorite NSA leaker and long term resident of Moscow's airport will make an appearance at most reputable Halloween parties this year.

What You Will Need

Essential

Glasses

Dark Button Down Shirt

Computer

Optional

Goatee

Glenn Greenwald

Cinnabon

Application for Asylum

2. Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke

Lucas Jackson / Reuters

Their performance at the VMAs spawned countless tweets and posts on BuzzFeed. Every pop culture savvy couple will be stepping out as Robin Thicke and Miley Cyrus

What You Will Need (Miley Cyrus)

Essential

Foam finger

White shoes

Hair Ties

Khaki undergarments

Optional

A jacket for when you are on the move

What You Will Need (Robin Ticke)

Essential

Beetlejuice Costume

Sunglasses

Black Shirt

Optional

Gold chain

What You Will Need

Essential

Suit

Tie

Cell Phone

Anthony Weiner for Mayor Button or Sticker

Optional

Bull Horn

Sombrero

Mustache

Zorro Mask

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