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70 Bizarre Costume Ideas

From Creepy Fantasy Villain Masks to Cooked Seafood Claw Costumes

— October 11, 2013 — Fashion
Choosing a spooky and original outfit to wear on Halloween can be a lot of fun, but if you're looking to go above and beyond normal expectations, then these bizarre costume ideas will definitely leave people talking.

While choosing to dress up as a comic superhero or popular TV show character is always a fun and entertaining choice, opting for a costume that is more wild and visually compelling is a great way to stand out from the crowd. And these bizarre costume ideas are offering up some extreme examples of outfits and masks that will truly shock and amaze Halloween-goers.

From costumes made from bubble wrap to masks that resemble creepy human beings, these bizarre costume ideas will definitely make anyone the center of attention.
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Gruesome Digital Halloween Costumes
Gruesome Digital Halloween Costumes
Mark Grober Designed an App and Outfits That Will Terrify You
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Puppet-Inspired Tutus
Puppet-Inspired Tutus
These Sesame Street Costumes are Funny and Feminine
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Protagonistic Mutant Cosplay Outfits
Protagonistic Mutant Cosplay Outfits
Dress Like Kitty Pryde Shadowcat This Halloween
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Robot-Like Costumes
Robot-Like Costumes
Japan Trend Shop's Robot Costume Mimics the ASIMO Robot
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Cooked Seafood Claw Costumes
Cooked Seafood Claw Costumes
These Giant Lobster Claws Will Make for a Funny Halloween Costume
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Mexican-Inspired Cartoon Icons
Mexican-Inspired Cartoon Icons
The Kidrobot x Simpsons Homer Day of the Dead Marichi is Detailed
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Giant Predatory Fish Accessories
Giant Predatory Fish Accessories
This Shark Fin Headband is a Quirky Addition to an Outfit
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Animal-Inspired Sci-Fi Costumes
Animal-Inspired Sci-Fi Costumes
This Stormtrooper Costume Has an Easter Spin
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Gory Blood-Splattered Outfits
Gory Blood-Splattered Outfits
Mix Cute and Scary with the Halloween Blood Dress
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Masked Urban Headgear
Masked Urban Headgear
NYC Downtown Brand Unveils its Urban Chic Line of Caps
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Lazy Catwoman Costumes
Lazy Catwoman Costumes
This Snuggie-Inspired Heroic Blanket Makes an Effortless Halloween Costume
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Villainous Crocheted Masks
Villainous Crocheted Masks
This Crocheted Bane Mask is Essential for Woolly Battles with Batman
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Tribal Culture Costume Photos
Tribal Culture Costume Photos
Phyllis Galembo Photography Documents Indigenous Costumes (UPDATE)
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Opera-Inspired Fashion Editorials
Opera-Inspired Fashion Editorials
The 'Yin Yang Illusion' Editorial is Inspired by Chinese Opera
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Campy Poolside Attire
Campy Poolside Attire
The Hula Girl Cover-Up from Fred Flare is Summer-Ready
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Monstrous Marshmallow Masks
Monstrous Marshmallow Masks
The Stay Puft Ski Mask Will Bring Bill Murray out of Retirement
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Couture Gas Masks (UPDATE)
Couture Gas Masks (UPDATE)
Conceptual Artist Diddo Parodies Modern Consumerism
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Gory Undead Halloween Masks
Gory Undead Halloween Masks
Scare Your Neighbors When Wearing the Walking Dead Mask
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Wondrous Wildlife Wardrobes
Wondrous Wildlife Wardrobes
'Pandamonium' by WWF is a Collection of Chic World Issue Costumes
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Cat Meme Makeup Tutorials
Cat Meme Makeup Tutorials
Win the Best Costume Award with This Grumpy Cat Makeup Tutorial
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Printable Galactic Masks
Printable Galactic Masks
These Star Wars Printable Masks Feature the Movie's Favorite Characters
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Galactic Animal Accesories
Galactic Animal Accesories
The Woodland Creatures Mask Set Plays on a Masquerade Theme
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Pixelated Ski Masks
Pixelated Ski Masks
Pixelhead Shields Your Identity From All Media Sources
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Literal Popping Costumes
Literal Popping Costumes
This Bubble Wrap Body Suit is a Funny & Unique Costume for Halloween 2013
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Hillbilly Hunting Halloween Costumes
Hillbilly Hunting Halloween Costumes
Induce Laughter with This Duck Dynasty Halloween Costume
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Outrageous Rapper Disguises
Outrageous Rapper Disguises
The Nicki Minaj Mask from Fred Flare Transforms One Into a Star
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Classic Game Costumes
Classic Game Costumes
These Tetris Costumes are the Perfect Group Get-Up this Halloween
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Knitted Gas Masks
Knitted Gas Masks
The Creepiest Crafty Way to Keep Your Face Warm
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Viral Kitty Sleepwear
Viral Kitty Sleepwear
The Nyan Cat Onesie Lets You Sleep in a Rainbow
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Furious Feathered Kids Fashions
Furious Feathered Kids Fashions
The Angry Bird Children's Halloween Costumes are Adorable
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Bizarre Barbie Bras
Bizarre Barbie Bras
This Barbie Bra is Made Out of Decapitated Barbie Dolls
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Glitter Face Masks
Glitter Face Masks
Rogerio Cavalcanti Encrusts his Models in Sparkling Fashions
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Leather ALF Masks
Leather ALF Masks
Leatherhead Originals 'Gothic Bat Wing Leather Plague' is Extreme
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Nostaglic 1980s Movie Masks
Nostaglic 1980s Movie Masks
Scare a Younger Generation with the Sloth Halloween Mask
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Creepy Fantasy Villain Masks
Creepy Fantasy Villain Masks
The White Walker Mask Lets Game of Thrones Fans Dress as Evil Zombies
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Shoe-Covered Face Masks
Shoe-Covered Face Masks
The SneakerTrooper Helmet Gets the Full Footwear Treatment
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X-Ray Highlighter Onesies
X-Ray Highlighter Onesies
These Electric Skeleton Footie Pajamas from Plasticland are Spooky
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Demonic Winter Masks
Demonic Winter Masks
Brutal Knitting Monster Hats are Both Warm and Scary
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Minimalist Murder Masks
Minimalist Murder Masks
These Designs by Peter Phillips May Give You Nightmares
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Elephant Gas Masks
Elephant Gas Masks
Tom Banwell Creates Stylish Steampunked Masks With Trunks
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Macrame Masks
Macrame Masks
Handcrafted Rasta Masks Let You Dress Up the DIY Way
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Messy Food Baby Costumes
Messy Food Baby Costumes
This Spaghetti and Meatball Costume is Adorably Appropriate
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Freaky Flying Masks
Freaky Flying Masks
The Sruli Recht Sleeping Mask is a Little Piece of Creepy Comfort
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Naughty Bunny Masks
Naughty Bunny Masks
The Rabbit Hood is Slightly Inappropriate for Easter Dinner
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Smartphone Game Garments
Smartphone Game Garments
Angry Birds Costumes Bring App Fun to Your Halloween Bash
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Faux Facial Hair Fashion
Faux Facial Hair Fashion
Mustache Balaclavas Give American Apparel A Hairy Twist
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Historical Sci-Fi Costumes
Historical Sci-Fi Costumes
This Victorian Darth Vader Dress is Villainously Sensual
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Second Skin Sci-Fi Costumes
Second Skin Sci-Fi Costumes
Costume Craze's Star Wars Suits Fit Tighter Than a Glove
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Masked Creature Editorials
Masked Creature Editorials
Ben Toms Created This Creepy Cover for 'Dazed & Confused' Magazine
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Sleek Gaming Gas Masks
Sleek Gaming Gas Masks
The Sentry Turret Soldier Helmet is Weapon Fixture for the Face
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Anime-Inspired Pair Costumes
Anime-Inspired Pair Costumes
Be Part of a Team with your Baby in a Pokemon Halloween Costume
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Pixelated Halloween Costumes
Pixelated Halloween Costumes
This Halloween Minecraft Costume Leaves You Living a Gaming Reality
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Hyper-Realistic Animal Costumes
Hyper-Realistic Animal Costumes
Archie McPhee Creates Animal Masks Like Latex Pigeons
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Greasy Meat Outfits
Greasy Meat Outfits
The Bacon Costume Will Make any Halloween-Goer Drool
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Frightening Makeup Masks
Frightening Makeup Masks
The 'Uniface Mask' is the Alternative to Makeup Or Plastic Surgery
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French Designer Face Masks
French Designer Face Masks
Givenchy Leather Masks Are the Scariest Accessory of the Spring Season
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Eccentric Animal Attachments
Eccentric Animal Attachments
'Kigu' Wearable Tails Let Buyers Express Their Wild Side
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Macabre Paper Masks
Macabre Paper Masks
Nikki Salk and Amy Flurry of Paper Cut Project Horse Around for Hermes
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Constrained Couture Apparel
Constrained Couture Apparel
'The Cyclops Apprentice' is a Strange SS11 Collection
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Pop Art Helmets
Pop Art Helmets
The Vader Project Returns to Los Angeles Before Auction (UPDATE)
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Fantasy Game Costume Competitions
Fantasy Game Costume Competitions
This Skyrim Cosplay Brings the Elder Scrolls World to Life
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Lace Catwoman Masks
Lace Catwoman Masks
Nadja Auermann Plays Dual Personalities in an Ellen von Unwerth Shoot
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Realistic Fantasy Game Costumes
Realistic Fantasy Game Costumes
This Final Fantasy Cosplay by Miss-Alice-Monster is Stunning
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Avant-Garde Apocalypse Attire
Avant-Garde Apocalypse Attire
The Claudia Danna Fall/Winter 2013/2014 Collection is Sculptural
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Eerie Eye Covers
Eerie Eye Covers
Over the Top Fashion Accents by Joji Kojima
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Gothic Gas Masks
Gothic Gas Masks
The 'Wave Gotik Treffen' Goth Festival in Leipzig is for the Dark and Scary
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Victorian Fairy Tale Couture
Victorian Fairy Tale Couture
This 'True Cinderella' Editorial Features Fairy Tale Costumes
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Temporary Face Makeup Tattoos
Temporary Face Makeup Tattoos
The Halloween Costume Tattoos From Etsy Create Spooky Makeup Looks
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Unusual Unicorn Outfits
Unusual Unicorn Outfits
These Creature-Themed Adult Onesies Are Truly Magical
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Hairy Masks
Hairy Masks
Intricate Braiding & Sculptured Hair Editorial for Vision Magazine
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