Every Halloween, it’s the same deal when it comes to costumes: there are the costumes that are done every single year without fail, the sexy costumes that induce eye-rolls, the wildly creative costumes that impress everyone, and the pop culture costumes of events that happened that year. I think the last kind of costume might be my favorite. There’s something a little bit more exciting about taking a relevant event, music video, or movie, and making it into a clever Halloween look.
Want to try doing that this year? It can be hard to know where to start, but there are tons of ideas from 2015 (so far) that are Halloween costume worthy. Whether you want to channel your favorite pop star, make a meme into a cute look, or act out some serious #squadgoals, there’s something for everyone below. Here are 18 insanely clever pop culture costumes you could only wear in 2015:
Which of these pop culture costumes was your favorite? What did I forget to include? Tell me in the comments!