Top Ten Halloween Costumes: Fashion Forward Edition

From Karl Lagerfeld to Snooki, we got your Halloween inspiration covered.

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Red tie-dye and prosciutto can transform the brazen trick-or-treater into Lady Gaga at the VMA awards in her notorious meat dress, though we'd advise against actually wearing real meat.
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Grab an Elmo doll and the corset top you thought you'd find a chance to wear, and dress as Katy Perry's controversial guest appearance on Sesame Street.
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We're predicting a lot of "guidos" and "guidettes" a la Jersey Shore this year. To channel Snooki, get properly bronzed, sauced and poufed for a big night out.
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The countess of street style, Vogue Nippon editor Anna Dello Russo treats every day as if she's dressing for a blockbuster performance (for the rest of us, Halloween might be our only chance to pull off such fanfare). Grab a fruit-based headpiece, enormous sunglasses and get ready to show some leg as ADR.
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This one's for the slacker who likely spends way too much time on Facebook. If you absolutely must see your social network in the flesh, throw on the site's signature blue to feel right at home.
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Blogging wunderkind Tavi became a remarkably visible figure this year, making her signature eccentric "Style Rookie" look an easily emulated one for Halloween. Just don't forget the baby powder for your hair, and a Tavi tote for candy.
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Lucky boys, this one's for you: Karl Lagerfeld's Kaiser persona is a feasible-enough costume consisting of black suit, skinny tie, belt buckle, fingerless gloves, ponytail holder and Chanel sunglasses. If you're feeling particularly flamboyant (and when is Karl not), affix a silver fox brooch to your lapel.
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Put karaoke on your Halloween night itinerary, and whether or not you can sing, you can look the part in a <a href="http://www.polyvore.com/cgi/set?id=24241917"Gleek-tastic Cheerios get-up. Just make sure to designate the most aggressive lady in the bunch to be coach Sue Sylvester.
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Perhaps the simplest, sassiest costume out there:Steven Slater's flight attendant blues, some wings and most importantly, a couple of beers and an attitude.
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HBO's latest shoot-'em-up period series, Boardwalk Empire, makes up in style what it lacks in morals. The era's Atlantic City dames (many of whom were also suffragettes) donned drop-waist flapper dresses with fur stoles, strands of pearls and oh-so-fabulous bedazzled headgear.
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