It seems every year people get and more elaborate with their Halloween costumes. Long gone are the days when you could just throw on lingerie and mouse ears and just say you’re a mouse, duh. Now Halloween has become almost like Coachella, demanding carefully planned out and well executed costumes. What you show up to your Halloween parties as can make or break your Instagram engagement for the rest of the year. Below are some of the hottest and trendiest best Halloween costumes to get everyone looking at your snap stories buzzing.
The Bagel Boss Guy
Napoleon is long dead but his short man rage lives on. Nothing paid homage to the French military leader and his vast overcompensation for his small stature quite like Chris Morgan. Social media was buzzing this July when Morgan was filmed having a complete meltdown, ranting and raving because women make fun of his height on dating sites. Eventually Morgan was tackled to the ground by a guy three times his size who had had enough. Liven up your Halloween party by donning your best brown striped polo and grey cargo shorts. And you can’t forget the black shoes with white socks. Bonus points if you bring you bring a girl at least 5 inches taller than you as your plus one.
The Popeye’s Chicken Sandwich
In case you spent the month of August being a vegetarian, there’s no way you could have missed the craze that was ‘Popeye’s chicken sandwich.’ Even if you saw it, there’s a good chance you missed it since it was sold out everywhere for weeks. Spice things up this October and step out in this sexy chicken sandwich costume from Yandy.com. You’ll be sure to pop eyes open when you walk into your Halloween party.
This is the last year Game of Thrones costumes will be relevant so get it out of your systems now. Ever year it seems like there’s some female icon who shows up to your door 10 billion times on Halloween trick-or-treating. From Elsa to Wonder Woman to Ariana Grande licking a lollipop, this year it’s Daenery’s turn. Given the blue and blonde hair it’s also inevitable some old person passing out candy will confuse you for Elsa anyway. Think of it as a two-in-one costume to confuse boomers.
The End of Katy Perry and Taylor Swift’s Feud
When you think of the most legendary music industry feuds of all time we jump to things like Biggie and Tupac. Yet perhaps no industry beef had people tweeting faster than Taylor Swift and Katy Perry. The two had been going at it for years but finally ended the bad blood this year in Swift’s You Need to Calm Down music video. If you and your best friend are looking for the perfect duo costume, look no further than this pop music mea culpa. All you need to recreate the look are burger and fries costumes.
Joe from You
Planning on hitting up parties solo this year? Fortunately, Dan from Gossip Girl has the perfect ‘yes I came here by myself’ costume for ‘you.’ Penn Badgley, bet known as ‘Dan Humphrey,’ starred in the Netflix show ‘You’ as Joe Goldberg. Joe is a creepy guy who works at a bookstore and creepily stalks girls, seducing them and kidnapping them, you know, psychopathy 101. Joe’ character can frequently be found lurking in the corners, much like one who showed up to a party all along might. Just throw on some jeans, a shirt, and a jacket with a hat and look as awkward as possible.
Tana Mongeau and Jake Paul
— Rylee Showalter (@therealr_show) October 27, 2019
Two of the world’s biggest clout chasers and most universally annoying people on the planet got married this summer. The youtubers tied the knot this summer in Vegas of naturally, it was filmed for Mongeau’s MTV reality show coinciding with her 21st birthday. So, if you’re in the market for that loud and flashy ‘his and hers’ costume ideas here you go.
There you have it, 6 trendy pop culture reference Halloween costume ideas to turn heads at your parties and flex on your IG stories.