7 Halloween Costumes You Can Steal From the Spring 2017 Runways

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Chanel or Star Wars? Photo: Imaxtree

So you’re a little more discerning than the masses who will be going as Donald, Hillary, or assorted Stranger Things characters this All Hallows Eve. How about steering clear of the two most overdone costume sources — politics and Netflix — and taking the spring 2017 runway as your inspiration instead?

In the spirit of last year’s breakaway Rick Owens human-backpack costume, here are some ideas sprung from the minds of Karl Lagerfeld, Phoebe Philo, and Rihanna that say, “I know about fashion and I can laugh about it, too.” Thankfully, you won’t have to shell out Paris Fashion Week prices — most of these can be approximated from Halloween-store props or things you already have lying around. Just remember, these are still fashion-themed Halloween costumes, so be prepared to patiently explain your look to civilians all night long.

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