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Many costumes are funny (or at least funny-ish), but very few blow us away — or successfully take things to the next level. So, we consulted artist, Halloween-costume expert, and writer Beatrix Carroll, for some fresh, top-of-the-line ideas that have yet to hit the parades.
Thinking about being a president? Why not all of Mount Rushmore? And, as for that Kardashian kostume — well, we've taken it one step further. Ahead, five completely original, fully-illustrated ideas so you don't have to think — you just need to prepare your speech for when you win Best Costume this weekend.
Illustrated by Beatrix Carroll
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