Best Celebrity-Inspired Halloween Costumes of 2021

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Celebrities are just like us. While Hollywood entertainers might enjoy the on-screen thrill of embodying another person, most people just get their fill on Halloween -- when, with the help of aesthetics and quirky costumes, they get to transform who they are for just one night. 

This year has seen a lot of interesting characters -- both on TV and off. And ET Style wants to help you tap into all of their eccentricities this Halloween with the best celebrity-inspired costumes to kick off the spooky season ahead. Between loveable superheroes, football coaches and celebrity pairings that just seem right, there's certainly no shortage of inspiration.

And while your Halloween plans might be up in the air due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, you can still pay homage to your favorite characters and celebrities, all from the comforts of your home.

Ahead, shop the best items to perfect your celeb-inspired Halloween costume -- including '70s-centric looks from WandaVision and moody frocks that mirror Machine Gun Kelly and Megan Fox's style.

Characters 

Wanda and Vision in WandaVision

There's no doubt that WandaVision was one of this year's most talked about shows. And with the series garnering even more buzz heading into award season, you have all the more reason to embody your new favorite Avenger couple this spooky season. Fans can rock Wanda and Vision's casual, '70s-centric style with a simple pair of bell bottom jeans and brown leather boots.

WandaVision
Disney+

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Wanda

This cozy, waffle knit tank top is the perfect transitional style.
$19 AT AMAZON

This puffed, peach blouse is the most delicate wardrobe staple
$21 AT TARGET

Shoppers love the dark-washed, nostalgic look of these flared jeans.
$78 AT FREE PEOPLE

Everyone needs a classic brown bootie -- especially in a color like English Saddle.
$178 AT MADEWELL

Vision

This peachy, plaid number is now on sale at Express.
$45 AT EXPRESS (REGULARLY $60)

The relaxed fit of this mango knit vest makes it even more versatile.
$60 AT ASOS

Slim Traveler Pant
Banana Republic
These slim-fitting, machine wash pants from Banana Republic are made up of 99% cotton.
$78 AT BANANA REPUBLIC (REGULARLY $99)

Simon and Daphne in Bridgerton

Bridgerton proved that following the scandals of a high society family during England's Regency era could be not only really interesting, but also... sexy? Who knew? While viewers were always tuned into the blossoming romance between Simon and Daphne, we couldn't take our eyes off of their extravagant outfits. Enjoy a delightfully royal Halloween this year as you embody high society's favorited star-crossed lovers.

Bridgerton
Netflix

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Simon

Nothing says sophisticated like a velvet sport coat.
$90 (REGULARLY $225)

Keep it cool in this breathable men's dress shirt.
$37 AT ASOS

Daphne

Be the belle of the ball in this embellished number from Aidan Mattox.
$295 AT BLOOMINGDALES

Because our hair deserves diamond accessories too.
$40 AT REVOLVE

Kiara and Sarah in Outer Banks

Sure,Outer Banks has all the makings of a great TV show, with high-intensity drama and suspenseful character arcs ridden all throughout the series. But the show is also chock-full of endless style inspiration -- and thanks to the wide variety of characters that are depicted on the series, viewers are sure to find at least one character whose fashion sense they can relate to. This Halloween, fans can channel their inner bohemian with Kiara's casual surfer style, or they can tap into Sarah's West Coast-chic vibe.

Kiara Outer Banks
Netflix
outer banks
Netflix

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Kiara

This cropped, body-hugging tank from Tilly's has so much style versatility.
$16 AT TILLYS (REGULARLY $20)


This Madewell bandana adds a bold pop of color to any outfit.
$13 AT MADEWELL

Sarah

A V-neck bralette with an intricately patterned, knit design.
$38

This unisex button up has no limits -- throw it on over a bathing suit for a casual day at the beach or dress it up for a night out.
$55

Classic comfort in these RVCA Georgie Shorts.
$42

Letitia and Atticus in Lovecraft Country

Based on a novel of the same name, Lovecraft Country takes viewers on a journey with characters like Letitia and Atticus as they embark on a road trip across America and confront both the monsters and terrors ridden in the 1950s Jim Crow America. Embrace this duo's charisma this Halloween and step into a more classic style.

Lovecraft Country style
HBO

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Letitia

Red lipsticks are basically purse essentials at this point.
$34 AT BEAUTYCOUNTER

This shirt dress is sure to brighten up your day -- and wardrobe.
$251 AT KATE SPADE (REGULARLY $358)

Classic is key with these suede heels.
$149 AT SOLUDOS

Atticus


The quality in this full-grain leather belt is unparalleled.
$40 AT L.L. BEAN

Shoppers love the comfort and versatility of these dress pants.
$50 AT J.CREW (REGULARLY $90)

Ted Lasso in Ted Lasso

Few more endearing characters came out of television this year than Ted Lasso (portrayed by Jason Sudeikis) who exhibited what it looks like to be a truly good coach -- and who dressed effortlessly cool while doing it. As football season kicks off, embody your favorite on-screen sports coach this Halloween with a casual polo shirt/sweater pairing -- and, of course, a bold mustache.

Ted Lasso
Apple TV+

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This navy piece is made from organic cotton.
$50 AT BANANA REPUBLIC


A must-have costume accessory for Halloween.
$17 AT WALMART

 

Celebrity Couples

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez (Bennifer)

Long before they rekindled their relationship, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez were already considered an iconic style couple -- having spent much of the early 2000s walking red carpets together and cementing their status as street style legends. Now, fans are being treated to even more fashionable and (of course) PDA-filled snaps of the couple -- with one particular picture garnering a lot of attention on JLo's own Instagram. Recreate this sweet photo of everyone's new (old) favorite celeb couple.

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Jennifer Lopez

Shoppers love the pink and golden tones layered throughout this swim shawl.
$66 AT BILLABONG

The luxe rib fabric on this bikini makes it super breathable.
$85 AT FRANKIE'S BIKINIS

The perfect companion for a day in the sun.
$48 AT SHOPBOP

Ben Affleck

Flattering and totally on-trend.
$98 AT BANANA REPUBLIC

The Strato Tech fabric makes this shirt even more breathable.
$58 AT VUORI CLOTHING

Machine Gun Kelly and Megan Fox

Time and time again, Machine Gun Kelly and Megan Fox have proven to be the emo couple of our dreams. Whether it's matching black-on-black ensembles or bold statement pieces, this duo has undeniable taste -- worthy of a Halloween costume dupe. Shop pieces below that mirror their iconic looks from the 2021 Billboard Music Awards.

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Megan Fox

Classic black heels higher than the sky.
$130 AT STEVE MADDEN

Sexy and sleek.
$178 AT REVOLVE

Machine Gun Kelly

A statement blazer, if there ever was one.
$100 AT ASOS

This white button-up is breezy and breathable.
$149 AT NORDSTROM

Everyone needs a pair of classic black slacks in their life.
$98 AT EXPRESS

The feather choker brings the costume together. 
$15 AT ETSY

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

And finally, few couples have been in the public eye over the last few years more than Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. If there is a positive to that, it's that we get even more of an opportunity to see the classically royal couple's fashion sense on full display. Channel their elegant style for Halloween this year, with a simple trench dress or a white button-up dress shirt.

Meghan Markle Prince Harry
Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images

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Meghan Markle


Trench Dress
Banana Republic
This refined trench dress can be dressed up or down.
$149 AT BANANA REPUBLIC

A delicate, ethereal accessory that's sure to elevate any outfit.
$119 AT KATE SPADE (REGULARLY $198)

Prince Harry 



Keep it together with this sleek belt from L.L. Bean.
$50 AT L.L. BEAN

These slim-tailored chinos are super clean-cut.
$29 AT NORDSTROM (REGULARLY $49)

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