Halloween is just around the corner and hopefully, you all have your costumes by now. If you aren’t dressing up and are planning on living your best life by eating popcorn and watching scary movies instead- which we kinda love doing too, then feast your eyes on the best celebrity costumes of the last four years and just sit in amazement as to the effort and dedication these guys put in for the big day!

We know, we won’t even try this hard on her weddings! Let alone, Halloween.

2012

This was a great year for the world, we had the reunion of the Spice girls for London Olympics, South Korea gave us Gangnam Style and GIFs made a triumphant return to the spotlight.

We also had these gems as some of the most iconic celebrity costumes for that year.

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Emma Roberts dressed up as Pretty Woman heroine Vivian Ward – as played by her aunt Julia Roberts in the 1990 film – for a Beverly Hills house party.

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Nearly all celebrity costumes have one thing in common, they completely hide the identity of the wearer and don’t all famous people want to be “invisible”. One Direction’s Liam Payne and Olympiad Tom Daley achieved that by dressing up as Batman and an overweight skeleton?

2013

We had it rough this year, not only did we lose Nelson Mandela but faced with Alberta Floods and the Boston Marathon bombings.

Here are some celebrity costumes that lightened up the year for us.

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Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber dressed up as Guns ‘N’ Roses members Slash and Axl Rose for the Casamigos Halloween party.

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Alessandra Ambrosio dressed as the Queen of Hearts for the Casamigos Halloween party.

2014

The first legalized recreational store of Miruiujna opened up in Colorado, The Ebola outbreak began and everyone who was anyone was taking part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Liv Tyler attended her son Milo’s Halloween school dance as a ‘bun in the oven’ – a nod to her pregnancy.

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Heidi Klum doesn’t just wear ” celebrity costumes” she literally becomes one with her costume and then some. Here she is, as a colorful butterfly. 

2015

NASA scientists found evidence of flowing water under the surface of Mars ( All those Alien movies were right after all!), Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao happened and of course, Rick Owens decided to strut some male anatomy at his AW15 show.

 

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Kourtney saved us all with her superhero gang featuring her children – Mason, Penelope and Reign – and her niece North.

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Jessica Alba and her friend, Kelly Sawyer, shared pictures on Instagram of themselves as the main characters from Nineties film Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion.

2016

Last year was well, one to go down in the pages of history as Donald Trump won the U.S. Presidency, Jaden Smith modeled for Louis Vuitton’s Womenswear Campaign and Chanel went to Cuba! 

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The best celebrity costumes are when celebrities dress as other celebrities and in this one, Jemima Khan went over the top and dressed up as Melania Trump – complete with a Donald Trump mannequin.

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See what I mean about celebrity costumes! Kylie Jenner BROKE the internet when she dressed up as Christina Angurlia for her second costume for the day.

We can’t wait to see what 2017 celebrity costumes have in store for us, we expect to see lots of skin and lots of wigs!