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85 Examples of Wild Wigs

These Halloween Wig Ideas Make for Spooky Fun

— September 26, 2012 — Special
Draw inspiration from these Halloween wig ideas to take your costume to the next level of standout style.

Hair is a highly important part of a Halloween costume as it adds an another dimension of creativity. There have been a variety of outlandish creations that have revolutionized the wig. From celebrities to designers, inspiration for stepping up your hair game can come from this compiled list of avant-garde wigs.

Perhaps the most prominent wig theme is a throwback to the ever-chic Dauphine of France, Marie Antoinette. Known for her ornate sky-high wigs, Marie Antoinette continues to be imitated in the modern day, such as in the runways collection of John Galliano. However, these Halloween wig ideas boast a wide spectrum of stunning motifs that are futuristic and vintage-inspired.
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Glowing Hair Weaves
Glowing Hair Weaves
The Fiber Optic Wig by Haus of Gaga is Inspired by Disney Princesses at a Rave
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Waterproof Club Wear
Waterproof Club Wear
Avoid Soaked-In Spills with Buffalo Bob's Waterproof Suits
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Retro Mannequin Dishes
Retro Mannequin Dishes
The Girls by John Waters
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Wigged-Out Alter Egos
Wigged-Out Alter Egos
The Daniel Nguyen Scopes of Disposition Editorial is Eccentrically Elegant
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Sci-Fi Hairdo Sweatshirts
Sci-Fi Hairdo Sweatshirts
The Princess Leia Hoodie Gives Wearers Iconic Bun Wig
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Green-Wigged Diva Shoots
Green-Wigged Diva Shoots
The Nicki Minaj Paper Magazine Cover is Full of Color
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Blunt Bob-Disguised Angel Shoots
Blunt Bob-Disguised Angel Shoots
The Alessandra Ambrosio for Muse Winter 2011 is Intriguing
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Chic LEGO Coifs
Chic LEGO Coifs
‘Mindplay: Bricks on Me' by Elroy Klee Turns Toys into Voguish Hair
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Box-Like Coif Creations
Box-Like Coif Creations
The 'Army of Me' Series is Eccentric and Original
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Backward Braid Fashion
Backward Braid Fashion
The Ronaldo Fraga SS10 Costume-Like Collection
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Novel Papercraft Wigs
Novel Papercraft Wigs
Barclay Douglas' Head Adornment is Perfect for Bookworms & Bibliophiles
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Wigged Heroine Photography
Wigged Heroine Photography
The Alex Prager ‘Week End' Exhibition is Retro
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Cinnamon Roll Curls
Cinnamon Roll Curls
Ieva Laguna for Vogue Russia Sports a Bold Bouffant
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Wildlife Hairstylists
Wildlife Hairstylists
Animal Toupees
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Bonkers Baby Wigs
Bonkers Baby Wigs
Kiddy Lidders are the Answer to Bald Babies
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Flowery French Aristocrat Editorials
Flowery French Aristocrat Editorials
The Gene Ginno Alducente 'Flora' Series is Decadent
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Icon Emulation Editorials
Icon Emulation Editorials
The YRB Amber Rose 'Marilyn Monroe' Photo Shoot
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Luminescent Liquid Coifs
Luminescent Liquid Coifs
The Tim Tadder Water Wigs Collection Makes a Splash
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Intense Intergalactic Celebs
Intense Intergalactic Celebs
Katy Perry's E.T Video Features Fabulous Makeup Artistry
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Tentacle Tresses
Tentacle Tresses
Octopus Wigs Come Complete With Suction Cups
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Cousin 'It' Hair Dolls
Cousin 'It' Hair Dolls
The Simona McIntyre 'Fete Noir' Cheek Editorial
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Fiery Fru-Fru Updos
Fiery Fru-Fru Updos
This Ming Xi Style Magazine July 2011 Spread Showcases Haute Couture Hair
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Mega Afros
Mega Afros
The Hilarious Emma Stone GQ Pictorial Shows Off Her Sense of Humor
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Exquisite Paper Headdresses
Exquisite Paper Headdresses
These Paper Wigs are Classically Creative
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Pillow Hats
Pillow Hats
Half Pillow, Half Wig, All Comfort
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Preposterous Pet Pictures
Preposterous Pet Pictures
Glamourpuss, the Enchanting World of Kitty Wigs
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Hollywood Homage Photoshoots
Hollywood Homage Photoshoots
Lara Stone is Liv Taylor for the V Magazine 'The Heroes' Issue
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Tinsel Tresses
Tinsel Tresses
Model Anu Gets in the Holiday Spirit in ‘The Show' for Numero Korea
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Celebrity-Designed Wigs
Celebrity-Designed Wigs
The Vivica Fox Hair Collection Lets Anybody Become a Diva
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Antler Updos
Antler Updos
Lena Erysheva's 'Dear Deer' Features a Vunerable Female Fawn
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Model-Free Photography
Model-Free Photography
LM Studio Nixes Humans for "Mannequins'
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Faux Taxidermy Headwear
Faux Taxidermy Headwear
Shinji Konishi's Animal Hair Hats Are Frightening But Fierce
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Wig Addiction
Wig Addiction
Britney Spears Is Hooked On Wigs
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Stylish Shrub Runways
Stylish Shrub Runways
The Ne-net Fall 2012 RTW Collection is Rich in Texture
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Mad Hatter Panache
Mad Hatter Panache
Sao Paulo Fashion Week Sees a Plethora of Strange Hats
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Thatched Hats
Thatched Hats
Stockholm Magazine Spring/Summer 2011 Editorial Has Garden-Ready Headwear
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Wild Wig Wardrobes
Wild Wig Wardrobes
The Katy Perry for The Guardian Photo Shoot is Monochromatic
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Glossy Black Bobs
Glossy Black Bobs
Keeping Up With Kim Kardashian's Fashion Evolution
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Wonderfully Woolen Tresses
Wonderfully Woolen Tresses
Louise Walker 'Wooly Head' Combats Bad Hair With Knitwear
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Credit Crunch Fashion
Credit Crunch Fashion
Sponge Dresses and Plastic Wrap Wigs by Kate Cusack
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Cousin Itt Hair
Cousin Itt Hair
Mareunrol's Fall '09 RTW Collection is Goth Meets Film
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Balloony Beehives
Balloony Beehives
Inflatable Wigs That are Explosive
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Wigs for Dogs
Wigs for Dogs
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Silly Couture Captures
Silly Couture Captures
Shape Up by Luke Irons Encourages Fun with Haute Fashion
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Pop Artist Tribute Pictorials
Pop Artist Tribute Pictorials
The Factory Fashion Magazine Editorial Pays Homage to Andy Warhol
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Quirky Cartooned Paintings
Quirky Cartooned Paintings
Chen Ke Paints Chinese Girls in All Shapes and Sizes
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Frizzy Frotogrpahy
Frizzy Frotogrpahy
Wendell Levi Teodoro's Wild Wigged Out Photography
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Punk Hairpieces for Animals
Punk Hairpieces for Animals
Total Diva Pets Wigs for Dogs and Cats
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Paper Wigs
Paper Wigs
Amy Flurry and Nikki Salk Create a Series of Headpieces Out of a Humble Material
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Wooly Mammoth Hair
Wooly Mammoth Hair
Charlie Le Mindu Makes Giant Wigs & Fluffy Fashions for Fall
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Haute Smurf Hairstyles
Haute Smurf Hairstyles
Katy Perry's Blue Wig at the MTV Movie Awards is Show-Stopping
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Secret to Retro Beehive
Secret to Retro Beehive
Amy Winehouse Wigs on eBay
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Papercraft Men's Headdresses
Papercraft Men's Headdresses
Cathleen Wolter's 'Hybris' Brings Back French Revolution Style
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Wacky Wigged Models
Wacky Wigged Models
Karlie Kloss in Vogue Turkey September 2010 Toys With her Hairstyle
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Knickknack Hair Accessories
Knickknack Hair Accessories
The 'Dress Up' Muse Magazine Shoot is Full of Personality
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Wicked Fairytale Makeovers
Wicked Fairytale Makeovers
This Queen of Hearts Makeup Tutorial is Tim Burton-Inspired
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Misshapen Mop Tops
Misshapen Mop Tops
See Designer Ronan Percher's Wild Year-End Collection
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Geeky Baby Wigs
Geeky Baby Wigs
The Princess Leia Hair Hat Will Look Adorable On Your Little One
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Wigs For Dogs (Follow Up)
Wigs For Dogs (Follow Up)
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Stunning Surreal Outfits
Stunning Surreal Outfits
Posh Fairytale Couture is a Trip Down the Rabbit Hole
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Twigged-Out Fashion Editorials
Twigged-Out Fashion Editorials
'Under Her Spell' by Nick Knight for Vogue UK
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Paying Tribute to Iconic Models
Paying Tribute to Iconic Models
Natalia Vodianova Channels the Greats in Vogue
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Cotton Candy Hair Captures
Cotton Candy Hair Captures
The Yasmin Warsame for Flare Magazine January 2012 Shoot is Colorful
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Rockabilly Glam
Rockabilly Glam
UK's EmeraldAngel Creates Retro Rockstar Couture
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All-White Cosmetics Combos
All-White Cosmetics Combos
Makeup by Mark Lim is Edgy, Avant-Garde and Just Plain Hot
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Afro Pet Wigs
Afro Pet Wigs
Total Diva Pets' Human Hairstyles for Pooches & Kitties (UPDATE)
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Lacey Face Masks
Lacey Face Masks
The Lady Gaga Ace Awards Ensemble Defies Description
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Needle Fashion for Nurses
Needle Fashion for Nurses
Syringe Hair Accessories
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Comical Canine Coifs
Comical Canine Coifs
Torkil Gudnason Captures Bourgeois Dogs Looking Woofsational
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Cavity-Inducing Costumes
Cavity-Inducing Costumes
Add Some Icing to Your Halloween with the Katy Perry Candy Cupcake Dress
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Disheveled Purple 'Dos
Disheveled Purple 'Dos
The Mario Testino Shoots Sasha Pivovarova for V Magazine
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Hippie Clown Fashion
Hippie Clown Fashion
The Jeremy Scott AW12 Collection is Outrageously Psychedelic
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Clown Wig Couture
Clown Wig Couture
Kelly Thompson's Photography Plays Around With Circus Color
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Turquoise Space Hair
Turquoise Space Hair
Vivid Makeup, Wigs & Splash Color Photography by Therese Aldgard
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Reusable Trick-Or-Treat Outfits
Reusable Trick-Or-Treat Outfits
American Apparel Halloween Costumes are Stylishly Creative
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‘Star Wars' Crocheted Wigs
‘Star Wars' Crocheted Wigs
Knitted Princess Leia Hats Fake the Giant Two-Bun Look
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Colorful Underarm Coifs
Colorful Underarm Coifs
Lady Gaga Dons Blue Armpit Hair For the MMVAs
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Knitted Wigs
Knitted Wigs
Meg Reardon's DIY Style Statement Signals the End of Bad Hair Days
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Witchy Wigged-Out Catalogs
Witchy Wigged-Out Catalogs
The Wildfox Pre-Fall 2012 Lookbook is 90s-Inspired
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Cybergothic Hairstyles
Cybergothic Hairstyles
Cyberloxx
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Marie Antoinette Paper Wigs
Marie Antoinette Paper Wigs
Paper Cut Project Decorates The Bay's Holiday Window Displays
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Fierce Fashionable Costumes
Fierce Fashionable Costumes
The Patricia Field Halloween 2010 Collection is Super Stylish
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Powdered Victorian Editorials
Powdered Victorian Editorials
Models Feign Royalty for 'Lady Grey' in Vogue Italia
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Cotton Candy Pink Hair
Cotton Candy Pink Hair
Natalia Vodianova Shows She Has Balls In This W Magazine Layout
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Marie Antoinette Hairstyles
Marie Antoinette Hairstyles
John Galliano's Fantastical Coiffures
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