Tragically Hip: How to Wear a Couture Halloween Costume

Don't settle for a pre-packaged costume in 100% polyester. Here are some hair-raising looks from the Spring 2011 runway shows that will look scary good this Halloween.

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Spring 2011 gave us more than a few runway looks that would look scary good this Halloween.

The only thing this fuzzy blue Cerruti dress needs is some googly eyes and matching blue gloves. And, all night long you can sing "C is for Cerruti, that's good enough for me."
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We wouldn't be surprised if "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" was actually cited as a source of inspiration in Vivienne Westwood's Spring 2011 press packet.
This ghostly white frock by John Galliano is a Halloween classic--and you don't even have to cut out the eye holes!
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There's no doubt in our minds that David Bowie would still consider wearing this rock-n-roll blue leather suit by Jean Paul Gaultier.
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For his Emanuel Ungaro debut, Giles Deacon glued red rhinestone hearts to the models' foreheads. Tenderheart Bear would have approved.
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The animal kingdom is an endless source of Halloween (and high-fashion) inspiration. This feathery white gown by Alexander McQueen is perfect for a stylish take on the Aflack Goose.
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Jil Sander must spend time around children, and those children must watch a ton of The Wiggles.
Sonia Rykiel's black felt bowler caps are perfect for a classic Clockwork Orange outfit. Draw on a few extra eyelashes and you're set.
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And of course, what would Halloween be without a a few thousand Lady Gaga costumes swarming the sidewalks? We think Viktor & Rolf made the best one yet. We're just not sure how you're supposed to navigate the streets in this beast.
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