The 9 Best Halloween Costumes Inspired by 2014 Pop Culture

Sure, there are some go-to Halloween costumes that require little to no forethought: a black cat, a witch, a ghost, and any of the other standby ghouls favoured on the holiday each year. But if you want to have a little bit more topical fun on All Hallow’s Eve, there’s one place you can turn: the year in pop culture.

This year, the weird co-mingled with the awesome to bring us a number of unforgettable (and yet incredibly transient) pop culture moments that make for brilliantly relevant Halloween costumes, like Pharrell in his giant Vivienne Westwood hat at the Grammys in February or Kim Kardashian and daughter North West’s matching sheer Givenchy outfits just a few weeks ago.

The possibilities are really endless, but we’ve narrowed it down to 10 pop culture moments that make for awesome Halloween costumes. Click through the gallery below to see them all!