Fashion Icon Inspired Halloween Costumes!

It’s getting close to Halloween! Check out these easy-to-replicate and inexpensive fashion icon inspired Halloween costumes. Fun ideas for any fashion lover!

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These costumes are comprised of a mixture of wardrobe staples (things you may already have in your closet) and mostly inexpensive add-on’s. They also lend themselves really well to thrift shopping so keep an eye out for items listed under each photo to get the styling right!

Karl Lagerfeld

  • White button down shirt, black suit, black tie, black Wayfarer-style sunglasses
  • Fingerless gloves
  • Layer on a tonal necklace or pin OR carry a stuffed white cat (his beloved Choupette)
  • Hair in a low ponytail, sprayed white
Fashion Icon Inspired Halloween Costumes | Karl Lagerfeld

Betsey Johnson

  • Black and white paired with bright pink, red, blue, green OR black and bright pink or red combos
  • Hello Kitty! items
  • Tutu’s, belts and beads, funky sneakers to finish
  • Blond hair/hair with bright pink highlights
Fashion Icon Inspired Halloween Costumes | Betsey Johnson

Iris Apfel

  • Round glasses in black, tortoise or red
  • Large colorful necklace and/or bracelets (or wear a boa in lieu of a necklace)
  • Outfit in either a bold, colorful pattern or something with a lot of texture (fur, fringe, embroidery)

For even more inspiration, check out the Rara Avis by Iris Apfel line clothing or jewelry lines on HSN.

Fashion Icon Inspired Halloween Costumes | Iris Apfel

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So now that I’ve got you thinking about costumes, do you plan to dress up for Halloween this year? What type of costume do you typically choose: scary, funny, sexy, etc.? Would love to hear from you in the comments below! Need more inspiration? Check out these posts. Until next time!

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