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10 Fashion-Themed Costume Ideas To Try This Halloween

Here are some of our (super easy) suggestions for being a Halloween style star, on the street and in the party, with inspiration from some of our favorite fashion icons (yes, you, Choupette):
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Fashion doesn't sleep--not even on Halloween!

I mean if you think The Man Repeller's

The Inspiration: One of fashion’s most legendary love stories: Karl Lagerfeld and Choupette. Try not to

The Inspiration: You can’t hold Betsey Johnson down. Celebrate the resilience of one of fashion's most beloved personalities with this festive costume. Don’t forget to do cartwheels all night long!

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The Inspiration: Bill Cunningham: The OS--that is, the original street style photographer, whom “we all get dressed for,” according to Anna Wintour.

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The Inspiration: Andy Warhol (ahem,

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The Inspiration: Ok, so this one's more of a DIY--but one of the easier, more creative ones! Have your own fashion grievances? Let them out with this Hedi Slimane-inspired costume: An open letter! Cut holes in the pillow case for your arms and head. Address the "envelope" to EVERYONE, return address 'YSL,' and put on lots of stamps. Bonus points if Lady Gaga tweets about it.

The Formula:Fabric paintwhite pillowcaseLots of stamps