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Nicki Minaj, Miley Cyrus

This year, Halloween's hottest accessory is the pasty.
Photo: @nickiminaj's Instagram/@mileycyrus' Instagram

It's only fitting, right? If going sans shirt AND bra is a trend, you have to find some way to cover up your ladylumps given, y'know, laws. Enter pasties. Nicki Minaj used black plus signs to finish off her Fifty Shades of Grey Halloween look while a sparkly purple pasty was integral to Miley Cyrus' "Lil Kim circa the 1999 VMAs" costume.

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Rihanna and Demi Lovato are back from the dead.
Photos: @badgalriri Instagram/Getty Images

While a bunch of celebs dressed up for Halloween yesterday during daylight, a few saved it for night, when their costumes would make the biggest impact, creepiness-wise. Rihanna and Demi Lovato are two of said celebs who kept their costumes on the DL until it was dark out and then emerged...as zombies.

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As you well know by now, thanks to Miley as Lil Kim, Iggy as Cruella De Vil, and Ellen DeGeneres as shirtless Nicki Minaj, Halloween is RIGHT. NOW. If you don't have a costume yet, you, my friend, are a certifiable Lazy Girl™. Hey, us, too! *high fives* We're a special breed that needs to stick together, so just in case you need some help figuring out what kind of costume you can cobble together for tonight, we're throwing you a few ideas.

A VIDEO GAME MODEL

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Photo: Urban Outfitters/Home Depot/Amazon

Laziness Factor: 5
Originality Factor : 8

Thanks to the wide availability of Morphsuits this Halloween season (they're selling them at Urban Outfitters right now!), you can easily pull together a simple yet effective video game model costume. Cop an all-black Morphsuit then laden it with strips of yellow duct tape from your local hardware store and some ping pong balls (a.k.a. "sensors") glued to your joints! Sure, there's some assembly required, but you also don't have to do your makeup OR hair. Or you can just wear the black Morphsuit and be a ~shadow~, but this look is way cooler, TBH.

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Iggy as Cruella.
Photos: @thenewclassic's Instagram

When Iggy Azalea started posting photos of Glenn Close as Cruella De Vil this AM, we had a sneaking suspicion she’d be devoting her Halloween costume to the devilish Disney villain. But TBH, we were NOT prepared for how totally and completely committed she’d be to bringing her costume to life. The split-color wig, of course, was a given. (Although, we must say, Iggy’s looks especially voluminous.) And the black-and-white duds? We expected those, too. (Although, that fur coat looks pretty legit and her silver accessories are a nice touch.) But the living, breathing Dalmatian and the IRL Panther De Ville (actual name) as her ride? Consider our minds blown.

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Obsessed.
Photo: The Ellen DeGeneres Show's YouTube Page

YAAS, Ellen! YAAS! Man, the Halloween costume competition is getting STIFF this year, you guys. Just when we thought Miley Cyrus as Lil’ Kim couldn’t be beat, Ellen DeGeneres brings THIS noise to the table and we. Are. DYING. *slow claps* I mean, let’s be real: if your name is Ellen and you were thinking about dressing up in a costume this year, you should probably just go ahead and throw in the towel. (JK, Ellens of the world! You're gonna be great!) But seriously, Ellen DeGeneres as Nicki Minaj on The Ellen DeGeneres Show is pretty much the best EVAAAR.

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Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande's 2013 Halloween costume.
Photo: @arianagrande Instagram

After toying with cat ears for the past few weeks, it seems as though Ariana Grande took her Halloween costume in an entirely different direction. Where she ended up, though, is unclear. Ariana posted a picture to her Instagram wearing vampire teeth, fake blood, light contacts, and...a bra and a robe?

Is she a Victoria's Secret vampire? A vampire whose coffin-wear is casual PJs? In the caption of the photo Ariana reveals Halloween is her "favorite holiday bar none," which is clear: there's a lot going on. This costume, while casual, is also terrifying. Like, that's a lot of blood. Those eyes will haunt my dreams forever. They are staring into my soul. I don't know what she's doing with her hand (making a claw?), but that combined with the blood, eyes, and teeth is almost too much. Is she waving? Ahhh, IDK but I'm scurred.

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Lady Gaga in London.
Photo: Splash News

Working in Times Square on Halloween can be confusing, because it’s like, "Oh, look! Everyone’s wandering around in costumes." But wait—are these people in costumes because it’s Halloween, or are they wearing costumes because it’s just another day in Times Square? IDK. Same goes for Lady Gaga. Case and point, the photo above: is she channeling geisha style because it’s ~finally~ Halloween, or is her Asian-ish get-up just another outfit in her over-the-top wardrobe? Again, IDK. But regardless, that giant conch-shaped parasol is pretty great, and we definitely appreciate the nod to "Venus" in the form of a new prop.

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Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus' Lil Kim Halloween costume.
Photo: @mileycyrus Instagram

We should've known yesterday when we saw the purple wig that there was only one costume Miley Cyrus was considering for Halloween. An opportunity to wear a pasty AND a onesie? Those are two of Miley's fave things: Lil Kim's infamous outfit at the 1999 VMAs gives her a chance to wear both, at the same time.

This isn't the first time Miles' has dressed up as a famous female rapper for Halloween: last year she broke out a leopard print onesie (I'm sensing a trend), a bright yellow wig, and a collection of gold chains for her Nicki Minaj costume.

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Is Hannah Montana due for a comeback?
Photo:@mileycyrus' Twitter

Could it be?! Will Miley Cyrus resurrect Hannah Montana this weekend for Halloween?! She's yet to wear a costume this year (that astronaut suit from the "Real And True" music video doesn't count), and by the looks of some recent photos the singer posted on Twitter of her trying on long, flowing hair, we’re thinking the answer is a solid maybe. The first brown wig posted is awfully reminiscent of her Disney alter-ego's dirty blonde locks—though, she'd need to add some heavy bangs to get it exactly right. But if she's going for impact, a throwback ode to her former tween self would certainly be a shock. WAY more shocking than any costume she could ever come up with that's devoid of clothing. (Been there, seen that.)

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I love these two as a couple. What a festive way to celebrate two important events in their life. Mariah looks like a dream.

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