This Halloween, it’s clear that many celebrities spent last year’s isolation prepping and planning to get back outside. And it’s no secret that with the right budget, any character can be recreated and reimagined. Despite there being a slew of costumes from Netflix’s Squid Game series and the usual reincarnations of classic serial killers like Michael Myers, Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees, Pennywise, and Chucky, this year still had several top-tier costumes.
From complete transformations from Janelle Monáe and Lizzo to your favorite artists channeling their favorite artists, check out our picks for the best costumes of Halloween 2021 below.
Janelle Monáe As The Grinch And Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde
Anderson .Paak As Stevie Wonder, Bruno Mars, And Prince
JoJo As Teena Marie
Niecy Nash And Jessica Betts As Kelly Rowland and Nelly in “Dilemma”
Halle Bailey As Janet Jackson
Chlöe As Betty Boop And Lola From Shark Tale
Rihanna As Gunna
Teyana Taylor As Madam Slay From Black Panther
Latto As Faith Evans From The October 1995 issue of VIBE
Monica As Medusa
Lil Nas X As Voldemort
The Weeknd As Don Vito Corleone From The Godfather
Lizzo As Grogu/Baby Yoda
Reginae Carter As Lil Kim
Yung Miami As Queen Akasha From Queen of the Damned
Cardi B As Morticia Addams
Doja Cat As Miss Sara Bellum From The Powerpuff Girls
Ciara As TLC in “No Scrubs” and Selena
Saweetie As Catwoman Featuring Appearance From Halle Berry
Flo Milli as New York from Flavor Of Love Season Two Finale*
Not an official costume, but she understood the assignment.