See Fashion Insiders When They Were Trick-or-Treaters

There was a time that on All Hallow's Eve, fashion industry insiders weren't glued to their desks at 2 a.m. finalizing their next issues, or having dinner with Madonna. Chances are that on October 31st, 20-some years ago, they were hitting the streets with mom and dad in a costume they'd later regretted choosing, all in the pursuit of Whoppers and Reese's Pieces.
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There was a time that on All Hallow's Eve, fashion industry insiders weren't glued to their desks at 2 a.m. finalizing their next issues, or having dinner with Madonna. Chances are that on October 31st, 20-some years ago, they were hitting the streets with mom and dad in a costume they'd later regretted choosing, all in the pursuit of Whoppers and Reese's Pieces.
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There was a time that on All Hallow's Eve, fashion industry insiders weren't glued to their desks at 2 a.m. finalizing their next issues, or having dinner with Madonna. Chances are that on October 31st, 20-some years ago, they were hitting the streets with mom and dad in a costume they'd later regretted choosing, all in the pursuit of Whoppers and Reese's Pieces.

Inspired by these insanely adorable children dressed like Grace Coddington and Bill Cunningham, we've put together a gallery of fashionable industry leaders on Halloween, when they preferred candy over Celine.

(We weren't able to track down a photo of lil Anna Wintour, if it exists, but our imaginations are running wild.)

Read on and happy haunting!

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Isn't Rachel Antonoff just the cutest little bunny you ever did see?!?

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Footwear designer Sarah Flint was a little lamb...BAHHH, the cuteness!

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Bullett Magazine Creative Director James Orlando is the ghoulish mini-Frankenstein on the left. Props for the very detailed face paint.

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W Web Editor Sarah Leon is still very impressed with her award-winning costume: "Obviously, my bride of Frankenstein costume was worthy of a first-place button. My brother's Batman costume didn't quite make the cut. (Sorry, Stefan!)"

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Wren designer Melissa Coker is the most indie-looking little Care Bear that we've ever laid eyes on. So much angst.

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Elle.com (and former Fashionista) Editorial Director Leah Chernikoff was The Shining twins with her sister and we are really creeped out, even by the photo.

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W Beauty Director Jane Larkworthy as Raggedy Ann. We're hoping there's a tutorial for that eye makeup in next month's issue.

Special Bonus Costume

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Yes we realize this pic is clearly not from childhood, but it was too good not to include. From Brad Goreski: "Me as Jennifer Beals in Flashdance aka Alex Owens. My feet still hurt from those Sergio Rossi pointy toe pumps!"