From the Sexy (Miley!) to the Sweet (Gisele and Tom!): 2013's Best Celebrity Halloween Costumes

From scary skeletons to poofy witches, see what the stars dressed up as this year

Put on your costume and grab some candy because Halloween is here!

While we love haunted houses, trick-or-treating and carving pumpkins, our favorite part of Halloween is seeing what our favorite celebrities dressed up as for the occasion!

See which of the stars' costumes scared the pants off of everyone and which spiced up the spooky night.

Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus

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Miley Cyrus just can't stop... baring it all! The "Wrecking Ball" singer dressed up as her idol, Lil' Kim, for Halloween. "I feel like that was me," Miley recently told Billboard. "I feel like Lil' Kim is who I am on the inside." In the Instagram shot, Miley nails the iconic MTV Video Music Awards look with a purple wig, jumpsuit and pasty covering her right nipple.

Jenny McCarthy

Jenny McCarthy

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From Paris Hilton to Joan Rivers, Miley is the trending costume choice this year, but no one has channeled Miley quite like Jenny McCarthy! "Yes indeed I am Miley's tongue. I craved sledgehammers all day," the View host posted on Oct. 31.

Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen DeGeneres, Nicki Minaj

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Ellen DeGeneres picked a costume that would really scare viewers -- a half-naked Nicki Minaj! The talk show host dressed as the rapper, wearing the same exact outfit she wore for an appearance on the show. "Let me start by saying my eyes are up here," joked Ellen. "This year I decided to go as something really scary -- half naked. Of course, I'm Nicki Minaj. Nicki was on the show a few weeks ago and her shirt was not."

Gisele Bundchen & Tom Brady

Gisele Bundchen, Tom Brady

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Love is in the air this Halloween for Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady. The couple share a sweet smooch dressed as Dorothy and the Cowardly Lion (there is nothing cowardly about Tom here!) from The Wizard of Oz. "Having fun with my Lion last night! #thewizardofoz #Dorothy #2013 #halloween #fun #love," the model posted on Oct. 29. 

Cast of The Today Show

Matt Lauer, Carson Daly, Erik Estrada, Al Roker, Kathie Lee Gifford, Hoda Kotb, Natalie Morales, Savannah Guthrie, Matt Lauer, Carmen Electra, Willie Geist

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The Today show cast goes all out for Halloween this year! Carson Daly and Erik Estrada are dressed as characters from CHiPs, Al Roker as Mr. T, Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb as Wilma and Betty from The Flintstones, and Savannah Guthrie and Natalie Morales as Laverne and Shirley. But our favorite costume of the group is the sexy Matt Lauer as C.J. Parker (Pamela Anderson). Carmen Electra reprises her Baywatch role, as Willie Geist channels Mitch Buchannon (David Hasselhoff) in N.Y.C. on Oct. 31.

Lea Michele

Lea Michele

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Happy Oktoberfest! Lea Michele and her friend Jennifer Cohen show off their sexy sides in matching German beer maid costumes. The Glee actress steamed up Kate Hudson's Halloween party on Oct. 27 in a super short dress, corset top and thigh-high socks.

Sarah Hyland & Matt Prokop

Sarah Hyland & Matt Prokop

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Watch out, zombies, because Sarah Hyland and Matt Prokop are on the prowl! The Modern Family star and her boyfriend dress as TV's most daring duo. "Maggie & Glenn. Ready to kill some walkers. @mattpro13 and I are way too obsessed with @the_walking_dead_amc," the actress posted on Oct. 30. 

Bethenny Frankel

Bethenny Frankel


Pretty in pink! Bethenny Frankel and her daughter Bryn are out and about in N.Y.C. on Oct. 30 dressed in perfect princess costumes.

Sandra Bullock

Sandra Bullock


Sandra Bullock and her three-year-old son Louis go all out for Halloween in matching (and spooky!) skeleton costumes. The actress -- whose elaborate ensemble was in homage to the traditional Mexican holiday Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) -- and her little guy make their way to a Halloween party at his school in Sherman Oaks, Calif., on Oct. 19.

Snooki & Jionni Lavalle

Snooki, Jionni Lavalle

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They're not in Jersey anymore! Snooki trades in her dancing shoes for ruby slippers in a sexy Dorothy costume. The former Dancing with the Stars contestant joins her fiance Jionni Lavalle, dressed as the Scarecrow, and their 1-year-old son Lorenzo, as the Cowardly Lion, to celebrate Halloween on Oct. 24.

Fergie & Josh Duhamel

Fergie & Josh Duhamel Fergie & Josh Duhamel

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Why dress up once when you can do it twice! In Fergie and Josh Duhamel's first costume, the new parents also pay homage to Dia de Los Muertos and Fergie's heritage in creepy skeleton costumes on Oct. 25. In their second look at Kate Hudson's Halloween party, Fergie went as Elvira, while her handsome hubby dressed as Riff Raff from The Rocky Horror Picture Show. "Fright night 2013. #halloween #elvira #riffraff," Fergie posted on Oct. 27.

Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton

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Twerk or treat! Complete with a foam finger and bear leotard, Paris is the splitting image of Miley! "Like my Miley costume? #Halloween," the socialite posted on Oct. 27 before partying at the Playboy Mansion's annual Halloween costume event.

Jessica Alba & Cash Warren

Jessica Alba

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This group doesn't need to cast a spell to win the best group costume award! Jessica Alba, husband Cash Warren and friends dress up as the cast of the movie The Witches of Eastwick! Love all that '80s hair with Jessica as Cher!

Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka

Neil Patrick Harris, David Burtka

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Off to wonderland they go! Continuing their tradition of family Halloween costumes, Neil Patrick Harris and his fiance David Burtka dressed up as Tweedledee and Tweedledum from Alice in Wonderland. Their three-year-old twins, Harper and Gideon, looked adorable as Alice and the White Rabbit. “Our costumes for the Halloween carnival at the kids' preschool yesterday. But 10/31 will be frighteningly different..! @DavidBurtka came up with both themes/costumes. He's amazing," the How I Met your Mother actor posted on Oct. 20.

Naya Rivera

Naya Rivera

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We've found Carmen Sandiego -- and she's in Los Angeles! Glee star Naya Rivera dressed up as the international criminal. The actress left little to the imagination in a red leotard and thigh-high boots. "She's sexy AND educational! Just doing my part to teach the kids geography #ms.sandiego," Naya posted on Oct. 26.

Snooki & JWoww

Snooki, JWoww

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Snooki and JWoww are the Queens of Halloween! Snooki dressed as the White Queen, while her BFF dressed as her evil nemesis, the Queen of Hearts, at the Night Of The Living Drag party in N.Y.C. on Oct. 25.


Chris Colfer

Chris Colfer

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In a galaxy far, far, away... well actually just in L.A. Chris Colfer showed off his Star Wars spirit (and muscles!) for Halloween. The Glee actor posted this photo on Instagram dressed up as sexy R2-D2 on Oct. 27, along with his boyfriend, Will Sherrod, decked out as C-3PO and Chris' cat, Brian, looking thrilled to be wearing a Wookie costume. Chris added the caption: "Two droids and a wookie. #happyhalloween."

Christina Milian

Christina Milian


Talk about a grand extrance! Christina Milian is seen as the Queen of Hearts on Oct. 26 and from the way she looks, we know she stole a lot that night!

Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart


There's no place like home! Martha Stewart attends the Hub Network's 1st annual Halloween party as Glinda the Good Witch from The Wizard of Oz in Santa Monica, Calif., on Oct. 20.

Hugh Hefner & Crystal Harris

Hugh Hefner, Crystal Harris, Miley Cyrus, Robin Thicke

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There are no "Blurred Lines" about Hugh Hefner and Crystal Harris' costume choice this year! The Playboy founder and his wife get their twerk on as they pay homage to the most talked about VMAs performance of the year on Oct. 27.

Kelly Osbourne, Giuliana Rancic, George Kotsiopoulos & Joan Rivers 

Kelly Osbourne, Giuliana Rancic, Joan Rivers, George Kotsiopoulos

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Fashion Police hosts Kelly Osbourne, Giuliana Rancic, George Kotsiopoulos and Joan always dish about star styles, and now they are donning the most memorable looks of the year! Kelly dressed up as the irresistible Christina Hendricks, Giuliana as Sofia Vergara, George as Lena Dunham and Joan as a chubby Miley Cyrus! Kelly posted the hysterical Instagram picture on Oct. 25. 

Cindy Crawford & Randy Gerber

Cindy Crawford, Randy Gerber


Welcome to the jungle! The always stunning Cindy Crawford looks almost unrecognizable as Guns N' Roses legend Slash. With a red bandana and blonde wig, her husband, Randy Gerber, completes the coordinated look as Axl Rose at a Beverly Hills party on Oct. 25.

Rachel Zoe & Rodger Berman

Rachel Zoe

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Leave it to Rachel Zoe to look chic and stylish on Halloween! "I literally go into my closet, and now I go into my closet and Skyler's closet and Rodger's closet and see what I can kind of put together from what we have," the pregnant stylist told E! about how she picks her family's Halloween costumes. "I got u babe me and my @rbermanus as sonny and Cher #happyhalloween XoRZ," the stylist to the stars posted on Oct. 27 with her husband, Rodger Berman

Nicole Richie

Nicole Richie

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Twins time! The pint-sized star makes a perfect Danny DeVito as her friend dresses as Arnold Schwarzenegger from the 1988 comedy Twins. "Happy Halloween from your favorite #TWINS Arnold Schwarzenegger & Danny Devito," Nicole Richie posted on Oct. 27.

Chord Overstreet

Chord Overstreet

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Doppelganger alert! Glee's Chord Overstreet dresses as Charlie Hunnman's Sons of Anarchy character, Jax Teller -- and he looks exactly like the British hunk! We know 50 Shades of Grey has already found their replacement for Charlie, but Chord for Christian Grey, anyone?

Vanessa Hudgens

Vanessa Hudgens


Sweet star! Vanessa Hudgens spreads her angel wings at the Casamigos Halloween Party in Beverly Hills on Oct. 25.

John Stamos

John Stamos

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John Stamos chooses to be naughty over nice this Halloween. The Full House alum flaunts his evil side (as if he has one!) at the Casamigos Halloween Party in Beverly Hills on Oct. 25.

Derek Hough

Derek Hough

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After his sister Julianne Hough's controversial Halloween costume, Derek Hough keeps it simple with a punk rock costume. The Dancing with the Stars pro attends the Casamigos Halloween Party in Beverly Hills on Oct. 25 with a fohawk, studded jean jacket and combat boots.

Teresa Roca is an iVillage contributing writer. Follow her on Google+.


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