ICYMI it’s almost Halloween, aka the time of year all your fave (and least fave) pop culture heroes spend more money than you earn in a month on an outlandish costume that’ll rake in the likes on the ‘gram. If you want to see how the glamorous A-listers and rock stars spent Saturday evening ahead of Wednesday’s big night – or even if you just want some big bucks inspiration for your own costume – we’ve got you covered.
Here, then, are the finest Halloween costume from last weekend, with a notable trend emerging: lots of celebrities went as one another, so maybe you could recreate their glory by dressing up as your mates. No, okay, crap idea. Anyway, it’s well worth sticking around to catch a glimpse of Rita Ora dressed up as Post Malone as everyone’s favourite Halloween staple, Post Malone.
Wolf Al’s Ellie Rowsell got into the spirit of things dressing as EastEnders legend Pat Butcher
The Stranger Things kids got decked out in some excellent costumes, but the star of their ensemble was Noah Schnapp, who dressed up as Millie Bobby Brown’s character in the tv show Eleven.
The Haim sisters went all out in their Hocus Pocus sisters costumes, complete with a bewitching lip
did we succeed pic.twitter.com/sFqKrf2kvE
— HAIM (@HAIMtheband) October 31, 2018
Missy Elliott proved she’s an absolute icon, by dressing as herself (in the video for her 1997 banger ‘The Rain’)
HAPPY HALLOWEEN!😂🤣😂 I figured I’d be Missy Elliott from “The Rain” video but the 2018 version😂 I couldn’t find my blow up suit so just threw on my Versace coat🤷🏾♀️🤣 and I had no effects just my crazy ass😩🤦🏾♀️🤷🏾♀️🤣😂🤣👏🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾🔥@Timbaland pic.twitter.com/1zD22bawKr
— Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) October 31, 2018
Matt Bellamy and fiancé Elle Evans brought it ‘Back to the Future’ in their excellent couples outfit
MØ channelled her inner assassin dressing as Elle Driver from Kill Bill
Dave Grohl and his wife Jordyn Blum kept it simple and spooky
For her “Halsey presents Gotham City” bash, the former NME Big Read star went as villain Poison Ivy:
Meanwhile, G-Eazy opted for an impressive Two-Face look
And Diplo went for a much easier option for his Batman-inspired outfit, going as the Penguin:
Mahalia channelled another brilliant singer with a Sza-inspired look
Joe Jonas came dressed as Game of Thrones’ Sansa Stark (who’s played by his fiancé Sophie Turner, who passed on a Joe Jonas costume and went as an elephant)
Rita Ora got into the spirit of things going all out in an impressive Post Malone costume. It pretty much broke the internet
Finally, Harry Styles turned in with a truly excellent Elton John outfit
The hair’s not quite there, but still a stellar effort. Congratulations all round, everyone.