Stuck for Halloween costume ideas? Let Joey Essex, Lydia Bright and these other celebs inspire you!


Someone tell Miley Cyrus that she can start dressing like a human – no one would recognise her.

But seriously – your Facebook, Twitter and Instagram feeds will soon be filled with friends showing off their intricate pumpkins carved with portraits of a demonic Mona Lisa.

Not to mention spooky make-up nonchalantly advertising their obviously undiscovered and potentially Oscar-winning talent, and clever 21st century emoji costumes that have you asking yourself, ‘Why didn’t I think of that first?’

But no one does Halloween better than celebrities. They may have more money than us mere mortals and access to an entire network of professional make-up artists and costume designers, but to be fair, it’s the one day a year they’re allowed to be anonymous.

After being chased by paparazzi all year long, deflecting their camera flashes with sunglasses, hoodies and tinted windows, celebs must breathe a sigh of release when they realise they are just one of many sexy black cats busting moves on the spider web-adorned dancefloor.

Luckily for us, the promise of going incognito for one night doesn’t stop all stars from uploading a cheeky snap or two!

Glee co-stars and besties Amber Riley and Chris Colfer are definitely on the same wave length – they both chose to go as cats.

Props goes Leona Lewis for her almost too convincingly scary clown make-up, model Amber Rose gets bonus points for combining the undead with the resurrection of a 90s cultural reference, and Pretty Little Liars actress Lucy Hale gets an honourable mention for her original social media-inspired costume.

Apologies to Cara Delevingne – a simple hat does not a Halloween costume make. And also to Paris Hilton – we almost scrolled past the picture she uploaded dressed in a Playboy Bunny outfit, until we realised that this was indeed her Halloween costume. Way to push the boat out, Paris.

Click through the gallery above to see the Halloween magic!

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