The just-concluded Halloween season brought a lot of surprises and scary features. While many people look to the stars for Halloween costume inspiration, quite a few celebs look to run-of-the mill objects for their elaborate get-ups — with the exception of Ellen DeGeneres or one of the rest of the bevy of celebrities who pulled costumes straight from this year’s headlines. (We’re looking at you, George Clooney and Amal!)
Here’s a roundup of this year’s star-studded creations
Beyonce as Mexican Frida Kahlo
Jay Z as famous black artist Jean-Michel Basquiat
Beyonce and Blue Ivy
Rapper Nicki Minaj as a “teacher’s pet.”
“Mean Girls” star Lindsay Lohan vamps things up.
“Keeping Up With the Kardashians” stars KhloeKardashian and Scott Disick as a cat and some sheikhs.
Khloe’s pregnant sister KourtneyKardashian as a cat, carrying daughter Penelope (another skunk!) and posing with son Mason as Darth Vader.
Miley Cyrus, right, goes glam as godmother Dolly Parton.
“American Idol” alum Adam Lambert howls at the moon as a werewolf.
Model Amber Rose is crowned the freakiest pageant queen.
“Fashion Police” host Kelly Osbourne dresses down as Gwyneth Paltrow’s Margot Tenenbaum.
Model Gisele Bundchen and husband Tom Brady’s family get a full-scale makeover as a brood of dragons.
Kim Kardashian and the Kardashian clan get skeletal.
Kardashian and Kanye West’s daughter North West as a skunk.
The reality star also got into the spooky sartorial spirit with costumes inspired by Vogue magazine’s staff and darlings: creative director Grace Coddington, Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld, editrix Anna Wintour and former editor-at-large Andre Leon Talley.
“Scrubs” alum Donald Faison and wife Cacee Cobb re-enact “King Kong.”
“Modern Family” actress Sarah Hyland proudly throws together an Annie costume using items she already owns.
Hyland gives it another go with “True Grit” alum HaileeSteinfeld as actress Edie Sedgwick and YouTube star Miranda Sings.
Actress Jessica Alba and a pal dress up as rockers Slash and Axl Rose of Guns N’ Roses.
Singer Taylor Swift manifests as a pegasus and unicorn hybrid: the Pegacorn.
Katy Perry as a Flamin’ Hot Cheeto snack.
Actress Kate Hudson and her pals as the “Mothers of Anarchy” for her Halloween party on Thursday.
“Live!” host Kelly Ripa gets a blood-spattered makeover.
Victoria’s Secret model Alessandra Amrosio as a Snow Leopard.
“The Real” host Tamera Mowry as an astronaut.
This could be Justin Bieber as the Red Power Ranger.
Beyonce gives the pop music legion thrill when she gets a Janet Jackson-style makeover and poses with Blue Ivy as Michael Jackson.