Even celebrities, with their massive fashion and beauty teams, face the time-consuming task of choosing a costume for Halloween. The goal of picking something cool, fun, and memorable often leads to going as a fellow Hollywood star who had a huge year in the headlines. See how Diddy, Nicole Richie, Ellen Degeneres, and more mastered the art of costume picking.
It’s the Purple One
For Halloween 2012 Diddy took it back — way back! The music mogul and entrepreneur, 44, went as Prince in all of his purple glory. Combs donned a curly white ruffle shirt, a velvet purple cape with a wig to resemble the singer’s curly hair. Naturally, the Prince look wouldn’t be complete without a white guitar.
Don’t Be Fooled By the Rocks That I Got
Jenny from the block? No, that would be Nicole from L.A. dressing as Jennifer Lopez in 2011, the fashion designer, 33, depended on an iconic fuchsia velour sweatsuit, black studded lace-up booties, huge brown sunglasses, and the star’s blinged out hoops to create her costume.
Ellen is no stranger to dressing up as her favorite celebs on Halloween. In 2013, the talk show host, 56, donned a fitted pair of black leather joggers, a metal chain belt, and went braless under a black jacket with only one button closed to make her Nicki Minaj costume complete. Of course, she couldn’t forget to duplicate the rapper’s platinum blonde hair.
Cleavage for Days
Christina Hendricks’ cleavage is often the talk of the town every time she hits the red carpet, and Kelly Osbourne brought the busty look to life for Halloween in 2013. The Fashion Police host, 29, captured the alluring essence of the Mad Men star in a low-cut black lace dress with the waist cinched with a black ribbon. Osbourne topped it off with a fiery red wig and lip.
You Betta’ Redneckonize
Miranda Lambert went as the pageant princess Honey Boo Boo for Halloween in 2012. The “Somethin’ Bad” singer wore a frilly pink dress embellished with silver accents, a white sash, and a sparkling crown. She even sported the 9-year-old’s famous pout and pose!
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