How To Dress Up As A Cat For Halloween & Not Look Basic

Photo: Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic.
The one thing you can count on seeing at every single Halloween party — from a high-class rooftop affair to a gathering in your best friend's basement — is a person dressed as a cat. It's inevitable, because the humble kitty costume has been immortalized as the easiest and most versatile Halloween ensemble.
And since we take our inspiration for just about everything else from celebrities, why not look back at some of the most iconic cat outfits they've worn over the past decade to inspire our looks this year? From Taylor Swift's cat ears in the 22 music video to Fergie's interpretation of Choupette, here's proof that you can make your feline getup feel fresh.

More from Celebs & Influencers

Watch

R29 Original Series

Watch Now
Documentary
Five love stories behind diverse, multicultural marriages.
Watch Now
Lifestyle
Life experiments, 5 days at a time.
Watch Now
Fashion
The style of subculture.
Watch Now
Beauty
Viral trends, tried and tested.
Watch Now
Documentary
From vibrators to lipstick, learn how your favorite products are made.
Watch Now
Documentary
Extraordinary, one-of-a-kind individuals
Watch Now
Documentary
The latest stories to watch.
Watch Now
Lifestyle
Inside the homes of millennial women — & what they paid for them
Watch Now
Comedy
Let's talk about sex, baby.
Watch Now
Documentary
Female artisans around the world
Watch Now
Politics
Made by and for smart, opinionated women.
Watch Now
Film
We helped 12 female directors claim their power.