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When it comes to fashion and binge-worthy TV shows, you like to think that you’re pretty in the know. So, it only makes sense that you’re clued in on what’s hot for Halloween this year. From pop culture references to foodie trends, these are the Halloween costumes that you’ll be seeing everywhere this fright night.

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Pennywise the Clown 

It’s a fact that clowns are seriously spooky, and this year, they’re even more chilling. For a costume that’s terrifying and topical, channel the IT villain with a bloodstained smock, red wig, clown makeup and a floating red balloon. Jeepers creepers.

'Stranger Things'

Pay homage to the hit Netflix series with a killer group costume. Or grab a stripy shirt, khaki jacket, axe and a string of Christmas lights and go as Joyce Byers (so much more unexpected than dressing up as Barb Holland).

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'Star Wars'

The Last Jedi hits the big screen this December so you’ll be super on trend. And with so many options (Princess Leia, Darth Vader, Rey, Finn, Chewbacca), you really can’t go wrong.

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Game of Thrones

Because winter is coming even if season 8 isn’t (sob). Fulfill that Dragonstone-sized void in your life by channeling your favorite GoT character—we’re partial to dressing up as Khaleesi and toting toy dragons around all night.

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Wonder Woman

It slayed the box office, and now you can slay the Halloween party with this ultra-fierce look.

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Blame it on the Unicorn Frappuccino (and all other rainbow foods from 2017), but this fright night, we predict a flurry of whimsical costumes.

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Adorable? Of course. But a trend for 2017? Apparently so. That’s according to our friends over at Pinterest who have seen close to a 1,200 percent (!) increase on pins for giraffe makeup and costume images compared with last year.


The '80s are making a serious comeback (see Stranger Things costume above) and we’re not at all mad about it. Release your inner female wrestler with spandex, big hair and bright blue lipstick.

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