Celebrity-Inspired Halloween Costumes 2021

From Lil Kim to Rihanna, see how to channel your favorite celebrity this Halloween!

Since Halloween parties were off the cards for many of us last year, everyone is ecstatic about doing it big this time around. Whether you're hitting the best nightclub or opting for an epic house party, most of us look to the stars for inspiration. 

Whether you're looking for sultry, spooky, or silly, we're rounding up the best celebrity Halloween costumes for all your dress-up inspiration. From Lil Kim's iconic 'Crush On You' colorful furs to Rihanna's naked dress worn to the 2014 CFDA Awards, these over-the-top ensembles will have heads turning. 

See our favorite A-list Halloween costume ideas to inspire you for Halloween this year! 

  • Kim Kardashian-West

    (Photo: SNL/NBC, Honey Birdette, Wolf & Badger)

    Kim K left us speechless during her 'SNL' skit a few weeks ago. The mogul poured her perfect curves into this pink latex number that's going to have us talking for years to come! You can channel the reality star in this pink latex crop top and pink tights. You will for sure be the talk of the night in this ensemble! 

    Buy Here: Pink Latex Leggings $160

    Buy Here: Barbie Top $260

  • Rihanna

    As Rihanna put it, "Bad gals just wanna have fun," and dressing up as Riri is probably the most fun you can have on Halloween. Her 2014 CFDA naked dress is the perfect look to turn heads in. You may even win the best costume in this sexy outfit. 

  • Lil Kim

    (Photo: YouTube, Chromat, SheIn)

    Lil Kim is the ultimate Hip-Hop icon, and if you want to pay homage to the original Queen B, this blue look is the way to go. The ensemble is from a scene in her iconic "Crush On You" music video, and we promise that with this outfit and a matching blue wig, people will be buzzing all around you. 

  • Megan Thee Stallion

    (Photo: Getty Images, Honey Birdette)

    Calling all hot girls! Megan Thee Stallion is smart and sexy, so why not dress up as a Houston hottie this year. The black leather and sexy latex will make heads turn. Oh yeah, and don't forget the attitude; it's your best accessory. 

    Buy Here: George Bra 3 Piece Set $360

    Buy Here: Latex Thigh Highs $100

  • Cardi B

    (Photo: Atlantic Records,

    Cardi B is an icon! And recreating the rapper's Invasion of Privacy album cover will have you winning Halloween. Grab the yellow wig and white sunglasses and you will be making money moves. 

    Buy Here: Money Moves Costume $58

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