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57 Incredibly Unique Halloween Costume Ideas

— October 22, 2008 — Pop Culture
Halloween costume ideas are no doubt on people’s minds, as the spooky night nears.

October 31st is a wonderful time that stirs up the imaginations of young and old alike. Halloween costume ideas are as endless and as diverse as the people who wear them.

According to Yahoo Buzz, the most popular Halloween costume ideas are:

1. Joker Costume
2. Fairy Costume
3. Pirate Costume
4. Flapper Costume
5. Witch Costume
6. Tinkerbell
7. Catwoman Costume
8. Playboy Bunny Costume
9. Indiana Jones Costume
10. Red Riding Hood Costume

Although it’s not mentioned in the top 10, I’m sure there will be plenty of people in Sarah Palin Halloween costumes too!

The slideshow below highlights some of the most innovative Halloween costume ideas we’ve featured on Trend Hunter… oh yah, and I threw in the Obama Halloween costume mask above too!
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Blow-Up Professional Uniforms
Blow-Up Professional Uniforms
Inflatable Referee Costume
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"That's Hot" For Halloween
"That's Hot" For Halloween
Paris in Prison Costume
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55
Grinch Speed Trap
Grinch Speed Trap
Orlando Cop Tickets in Costume
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54
Wearable Blankets
Wearable Blankets
Buttercup Picnic Dress
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53
Using Handbags as Masks
Using Handbags as Masks
Karl Lagerfeld at Paris Fashion Week 2008
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52
Political Halloween Masks
Political Halloween Masks
Sarah Palin Costume Accessories
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51
Pets as Pumpkins
Pets as Pumpkins
10 Jack o' Lantern Costumes
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50
Adults Playing Dress Up
Adults Playing Dress Up
Vivienne Westwood Gets Odd For Fall 2008
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49
Pixelated Masks
Pixelated Masks
Campaign for Anonymous Tips
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48
Christmas Costumes for Pets
Christmas Costumes for Pets
Santa's Little Helper Dog
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47
Predictable Halloween Costumes
Predictable Halloween Costumes
Beware the Herd of Dark Night Jokers
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46
Urban Camoflouge
Urban Camoflouge
Vending Machine Disguise
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45
Hybrid Halloween Costumes
Hybrid Halloween Costumes
The Fangdana
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44
Disguised Celebrity Dates
Disguised Celebrity Dates
Pam Anderson's Incognito Companion
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43
Canine Couture
Canine Couture
Howlin' Halloween Costumes
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42
Designer Gas Masks
Designer Gas Masks
Diddo Velema Dominates Fashion Battlefield
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41
Paper Clip Eye Lashes
Paper Clip Eye Lashes
Viktor & Rolf and Shu Uemura's Costume Eyelashes
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40
Halloween Dog Parades
Halloween Dog Parades
Canine Costume Inspiration
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39
Bank Robber Fashion
Bank Robber Fashion
The Mask as Accessory
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38
Personalized Masks to Avoid Annoying People
Personalized Masks to Avoid Annoying People
Decoy Face
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37
Leggings with Bold Patterns
Leggings with Bold Patterns
Costume Dept Avoids Basic Black
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36
Animal Masks
Animal Masks
Putting the Fun in Sterile Masks
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35
Pet Costumes
Pet Costumes
Star Wars Dog Costume
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34
Incognito Fashion Shows
Incognito Fashion Shows
Martin Margiela's Masked Models
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33
Marc Jacobs' Crazy Camel Toe Christmas Costume
Marc Jacobs' Crazy Camel Toe Christmas Costume
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32
Dark Knight Costumes
Dark Knight Costumes
Batman Movie Fans in Theme Dress
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31
Japanese Halloween
Japanese Halloween
Dressing up in Tokyo
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30
Feline Humiliation Helmets
Feline Humiliation Helmets
Hello Kitty Costumes for Cats
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29
10 Sets of Halloween Costume Ideas for Pets and Babies
10 Sets of Halloween Costume Ideas for Pets and Babies
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28
Viennese Costume Ball Revival
Viennese Costume Ball Revival
Cirque D' Soleil Masks Bring Class to Halloween
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27
Geeky Dress Up Photography
Geeky Dress Up Photography
Steve Scholfield's Star Wars and Star Trek Portraits
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26
Costumes Made of Lego
Costumes Made of Lego
Homemade Boba Fett Suit
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25
Best Movie Costume of All Time
Best Movie Costume of All Time
Keira Knightley in Atonement
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24
Artisan Leather Masks
Artisan Leather Masks
The Cannabis Leaf Mask Carnival Masks and More
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23
Pumpkin Baby Costumes
Pumpkin Baby Costumes
10 Infant Halloween Jack o' Lanterns
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Gas Mask Fashion
Gas Mask Fashion
Aitor Throup's Strange Suit
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21
Humanimal Masks
Humanimal Masks
NorthFur FX Animal Nose Prosthetics
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20
Bank Intern Busted on Facebook
Bank Intern Busted on Facebook
Fairy Costume Reveals All
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19
Sarah Palin Halloween Costumes
Sarah Palin Halloween Costumes
Happy Palinween
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18
Eco Halloween Costumes
Eco Halloween Costumes
10 Designs Made from Junk
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17
Zombies Against Consumerism
Zombies Against Consumerism
Zombiecon Encourages Amy Winehouse Costumes
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16
Doggie Dress-Up
Doggie Dress-Up
10 Brutal Pet Halloween Costumes
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15
Hollywood Halloween Costumes
Hollywood Halloween Costumes
Creative Costumes Ideas for 2007
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14
Halloween Costumes For Infants
Halloween Costumes For Infants
From Bloody Bonnets to Air Fresheners
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13
Halloween Contact Lenses
Halloween Contact Lenses
Spooky Costume Eyewear
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12
Justifying Naughty Fashion
Justifying Naughty Fashion
Halloween Makes Sexy Costumes OK
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11
Red-Carpet Halloween Costumes
Red-Carpet Halloween Costumes
10 A-List Disguises
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10
Celebrity Costumes
Celebrity Costumes
What The Stars Wear for Halloween
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9
Arboreal Body Paint
Arboreal Body Paint
Models Disguised as Trees
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8
Creative Infant Halloween Costumes
Creative Infant Halloween Costumes
Tom Arma Baby Outfits
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7
Camouflage Body Painting
Camouflage Body Painting
Body Art as a Disguise
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6
Sushi Costumes
Sushi Costumes
10 Inedible Baby and Pet Outfits
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5
Anime Costumes
Anime Costumes
Cos Play for Halloween
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4
Sexy Geek Costumes
Sexy Geek Costumes
10 Princess Leia Tributes
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3
Daringly Unique Halloween Costumes Ideas
Daringly Unique Halloween Costumes Ideas
32 Body Paintovations
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2
Naughty Storm Troopers
Naughty Storm Troopers
10 Sexy Star Wars Halloween Costumes
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1
Painted on Costumes
Painted on Costumes
Body Paint for Halloween
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