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Twelve Rock-Star Inspired Halloween Costume Ideas

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David Bowie (wearing an eyepatch), 1974

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If you’re still scrambling around to create a memorable Halloween look, where better to turn than some of our most flamboyant music icons for inspiration? From a peacockish David Bowie cheekily sporting a eye-patch in the mid 1970s to Nicki Minaj’s endless parade of candy cotton wigs and frocks in 2011, we’ve corralled quite a colorful group. We’ve even revived some of our favorite overlooked visual statements of yesteryear, a la Marilyn Manson and Madonna in their most supreme late Nineties goth glam garb – and who could forget Robert Smith?

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