If you're tired of scouring the Halloween store only to settle on a costume that is 2000 and late, it's time to take a cue from the stories that captivated us this year. OK, we hear you — looking like shirtless Zac Efron isn't as easy as getting a spray tan, but really, the opportunities for trendy costumes are endless, thanks to recent pop culture developments. We've rounded up all the ways you can draw inspiration from award show shenanigans, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge phenomenon, and so much more to get a costume that will get everyone talking. Keep reading to discover what we have in mind, and if you need more inspiration, look no further than the sexiest celebrity Halloween getups and costume ideas for BFFs.
Trendy Halloween Costumes Inspired by This Year's Biggest Stories
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