Even if you weren’t born that way, looking the part of Lady Gaga isn’t so tough—and it all comes down to the leotard. Get that one piece right, then just layer on the black accessories: a floppy hat, wayfarers, plus platform boots on steroids.
Get it now: Platform ankle boots, $61.99 at snaz75.com; Black sunglasses, $12.95 at zumiez.com; Wool hat, $18.80 at forever21.com; Double-breasted coat, $68.88 at sheinside.com; Bodysuit, $30 at sohtot.com
The key to rocking Rihanna‘s urban-glam concert look for Halloween? Sex up a gold dress with iron-on numbers, slip on combat boots and slap on a gold cuff just below a bicep. If a real pixie cut feels like too much of a super-fan commitment, tuck that hair into your studded cap instead.
Get it now: Tank dress, $21.56 at asos.com; Gold necklace, $7.99 at girlprops.com; Studded baseball cap, $22.40 at yesstyle.com; Sneakers, $29.77 atamazon.com; Lipstick, $6.99 at ulta.com; Iron-on numbers, $9.70 at amazon.com; Arm band, $20 aturbanoutfitters.com
All aboard the train to Candyland! Turn Nicki Minaj’s conductor-meets-candy striper look into a killer costume with a pastel bralette, jodhpur leggings and plenty of pink accents. Don’t forget the bubblegum—or the attitude!
Get it now: Pink hat, $21 at karnival-house.co.uk; Leggings, $41.41 at sheinside.com; Jacket, $44.50 at delias.com; Hoop earrings, $8.80 atforever21.com; Tie Dye bralet, $16 at boohoo.com; Lipstick, $6.99 at ulta.com; Wig, $20.99 atamazon.com
You say you’re a firework? Prove it with a Katy Perry-inspired explosion of colors and prints. First, pair kaleidoscopic shorts with a DIY crop-top embellished with stick-on filmstrips and movie reels. Then add the perfect finishing touches: a cascade of purple hair and towering T-straps.
Get it now: Purple wig, $49.95 at etsy.com; White bralette, $39.60 at motelrocks.com; Colorful shorts, $45.99 at romwe.com; Wedge pumps, $49.95 atdsw.com; Metal movie reel, $9 at gotparty.com, Film strip decorative tape, $6.36 at benfranklin.com