>> Halloween is all about dressing up, so why not glean a little costume inspiration from those who make a living out of creating the perfect look — all year round? Here, we've asked 13 fashion insiders to share their favorite costumes from Halloweens past; click through to see Pamela Love, Chris Benz, Madewell's Gigi Guerra, and more all decked out in their Halloween finest. Plus, find out which designer got name-checked as having the best costume ever — by two different people — and which sweet treat tops more than one insider's favorite candy list . . . all here, in the slideshow.
And, don't forget to check out our gallery of Halloween costumes from even more insiders — including Marc Jacobs, Karolina Kurkova, and Alber Elbaz.