Party On! Our Favorite Costumes From Hornito's Halloween Blowout

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We're still finding face paint residue behind our ears and tufts of acrylic hair still caught in our coats from our night at the Hornitos- and The Smile-sponsored Halloween party at the future NoMad Hotel (coming 2010!), designed by Jacques Garcia and Taavo Somer. From Flying Spaghetti Monsters to a a group of East Village squatters, we'd like to applaud those who rose above and beyond the urge to just don cheetah print and a novelty headband. To those who went the sexy cat route (MObama, we're looking at you), take a look at our favorite costumes from Saturday night to glean some inspiration for next year. What are you waiting for? Only 364 days to go!
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Above, from left: Taavo Somer as a gutter punk/squatter, photo by Danielle Levitt; a pair of space-age guys with zipper eyes, photo by Joshua Lucas Farley.
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Above: Maayan Zilberman as a flying spaghetti monster, photo by Piera Gelardi.
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Above, from left: Humberto Leon as Pee Wee Herman (with the Invisible Man), photo by Joshua Lucas Farley; our own Piera Gelardi as the lead slice in the award-winning Broadway show Pizza!.
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Above: Clowns Scott Portnoy, Brett Milspaw, Tina Tyrell, and Mark Hundley, photo by Piera Gelardi.
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Above, from left: Frances Tulk-Hart as Terry Richardson, photo by Piera Gelardi; Rogan Gregory as a very tall Jesus, photo by Joshua Lucas Farley.
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Above: Cavewoman, photo by Piera Gelardi.
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Above, from left: Super Mario!, photo by Joshua Lucas Farley; a very beat up stray cat, photo by Danielle Levitt.
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Above, from left: The freaky silver dudes up close, photo by Danielle Levitt.
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Above, from left: Matt Kliegman as Bob Ross, photo by Piera Gelardi; Becky James as a bird, photo by Joshua Lucas Farley.
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Above: Pati Hertling and Thymaya Payne in silver and gold, photo by Piera Gelardi.
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Above, from left: Clancey McCartney as Marilyn Manson, photo by Piera Gelardi; Edward Scissor Hands, photo by Joshua Lucas Farley. lisa-mayock-amanda-carter-halloween
Above, from left: Amanda Carter as Carmen Miranda, photo by Danielle Levitt; Lisa Mayock as Bruno in GQ magazine, photo by Piera Gelardi.
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