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Dressed for Thrills

A Rookie reader and staff Halloween-costume gallery.


  • Angela112 November 4th, 2013 3:20 PM

    Does the girl on the right in picture #27 remind anyone else of Shoshanna from Girls?!

  • Lola November 4th, 2013 3:29 PM

    these are all divine and omg, slide #24 with the princess in chains! all glories to you, hannah.

  • unicornpoop November 4th, 2013 3:32 PM

    Yay I’m in this :D
    Everyone looks so awesome it should be Halloween every day

  • greenie November 4th, 2013 3:34 PM

    literally the coolest costumes ever, im planning my costume for next year now!

  • Hannnah November 4th, 2013 3:35 PM


  • vintagebarbie November 4th, 2013 3:43 PM

    all of these costumes are just plain awesome. I love the Grady twins! That was so creative!

  • wallflower152 November 4th, 2013 3:57 PM

    My favorites were Spock, Totoro, Kiki and Edward Scissorhands. I should’ve sent in mine. I was a piñata. Made it myself and everything.

    • Hannnah November 4th, 2013 8:40 PM

      did you have candy inside your costume somehow?

  • Dayzee November 4th, 2013 4:04 PM

    and I love all the tim burton inspired costumes! they’re all so perf.

  • spectra November 4th, 2013 4:08 PM

    @staff in picture #99 (sailor swift), my name is Adriana, not Cindi (that’s my mom’s name). is there any way to fix that? thanks!

    btw so happy to be included in this gallery, all these costumes are so wonderful and creative <3

    • Anaheed November 4th, 2013 4:23 PM

      Sorry about that, Adriana! Fixed it.

  • lipsticklullabies November 4th, 2013 4:13 PM

    Gah! I forgot to send in my photo. >_<

    I was Tina Belcher. c:

  • tturnthenoiseon November 4th, 2013 4:22 PM

    Wowza totally obsessed with the Mia Wallace costume by Megan.
    Proud to be in this photo set and proud to be a Rook ♡

  • kati November 4th, 2013 4:44 PM


  • chiaseeds November 4th, 2013 4:59 PM

    This was so fun to go through! I loved guessing what everyone was before looking at the captions. :-) Awesome costumes, everyone!

  • flocha November 4th, 2013 5:26 PM

    #31 llama del rey is the best costume idea ever…..

  • o-girl November 4th, 2013 5:33 PM

    number 13, the link doesn’t work :(

    • Anaheed November 4th, 2013 5:37 PM

      Try again — it should work now.

  • goodgodlemon November 4th, 2013 5:52 PM

    Scully! <3 <3 <3

  • Jes November 4th, 2013 5:53 PM

    YES! I love seeing all the Rookie readers as people, not just little commenters on a website.

  • TessAnnesley November 4th, 2013 6:17 PM

    This should be titled “126 Photos I Want To Be In”

  • thefilmrookie November 4th, 2013 6:20 PM

    The daria and jane in 107 is me and my friend. I’m daria! Also, off topic but are there and DC rookies here? I’m going to DC this winter and need cool places to visit!–
    @sarahisenburger on instagram

  • whyamidreamingwhenimstillawake November 4th, 2013 6:29 PM

    I lost it at Llama Del Ray.

  • OliviaGraceB November 4th, 2013 6:29 PM

    I’m the pikachu! (#29) ! :D

  • Joyce November 4th, 2013 6:45 PM

    MIA WALLACE! cheers to this awesome eye candy!

  • November 4th, 2013 6:50 PM

    #72 :) we won second place in our school’s costume contest. We won five dollars worth of fruit. well atleast everyone knows who we are now, even if we’ll never be viewed as two separate people again..

  • kathryn-s November 4th, 2013 8:00 PM


  • Lucy23 November 4th, 2013 8:10 PM

    That’s me at 10!! Yay! Everyone looks so great!! I loved the beatles fangirls, def gonna do that one year :)

  • KatGirl November 4th, 2013 8:29 PM

    I almost put mine on! I was Goth Heidi. Yes. Heidi as a goth girl.

  • emseely November 4th, 2013 8:58 PM

    I was #3, Mr. Spock :D these are all so cool and cute I wish we’d all had a Halloween party together

  • sadie lidji November 4th, 2013 9:06 PM

    Ash from Fantastic Mr. Fox…YOU’RE AMAZING

  • Stella November 4th, 2013 9:10 PM

    T’was swell to be in the gallery! And it was awesome to see the many creative costumes :-D

  • laia November 4th, 2013 9:33 PM

    #114 hottie !!!! hahahahahaha (L)

  • AngstyTheBrave November 4th, 2013 9:56 PM

    These are all such awesome costumes! This is amazing and I really regret not submitting my pic. I was Mr. Ratburn btw.

    • AngstyTheBrave November 4th, 2013 10:02 PM

      I was also Arthur at one point. AND I was going to be a personification of Rookie Mag but I was too broke to actually buy anything to make the costume.

  • lyssagrltx November 4th, 2013 10:03 PM


  • nerual November 4th, 2013 10:09 PM

    ahh julie and i were shocked that our photo was on the home page today !! tbh i squealed a little bit. yay rookie y’all the best.

  • stefffii November 4th, 2013 10:23 PM

    Llama del Rey / Jessica Rabbit here – Thanks for including me!!!

  • Tulahni November 4th, 2013 11:28 PM

    They’re all so great! I wish halloween was as big in Australia as it is in the US! :(

  • Adrienne November 5th, 2013 12:18 AM

    Ahhh thanks for putting this up! This is awesome. My twin and I are the Grady twins in #71. :)

    Fun fact: we found out that we didn’t have the white knee socks the night before Halloween but we improvised and found long socks from our dad’s closet!

  • sophiethewitch November 5th, 2013 12:44 AM

    So mad at myself for not getting mine in on time! I made a super realistic No Face (from Spirited Away) costume.

  • November 5th, 2013 1:08 AM

    Hahah OMG! the Beatles fangirls, the Wes Anderson references, The Shining twins, Liv Tyler in Empire Records, Penny Lane… and especially Tavi as Garth were all so very witty! I LOVE HALLOWEEN! : ) I leave you mine:

    Sandra wears Prada

  • katewantscandy95 November 5th, 2013 6:18 AM

    KOALA’S AREN’T BEARS!!!!!!!!!!! Haha other than that love this so much :) getting lots of inspo for next year!

  • Tambourelle November 5th, 2013 6:32 AM

    I don’t celebrate Halloween but these costumes are absolutely fantastic! The Beatles fan girls were so authentic and I loved the Suzy bishop costumes. I could help but show everyone this photo-set, u guys are so creative, I really annoys me when girls just wear a leotard and animal ears- boring!!

  • shesrachel November 5th, 2013 8:14 AM

    so glad to see a fellow rookie from Jakarta! amazing annie hall outfit :-)

  • pizzaface November 5th, 2013 9:30 AM

    Hahahaha #61 The raisin ones I DIED OF LAUGHTER! Hahaha it was just brilliant after all these ingenius super pretty character costumes, and then 2 girls in raisin costumes… ahahaha

  • aikaendi November 5th, 2013 10:16 AM

    the STAR TREK ONES THOUGH?? so awesome.

  • la fee clochette November 5th, 2013 11:24 AM

    me n my moon baby (#76) made it–yipee!!

  • NotReallyChristian November 5th, 2013 11:59 AM

    I love all the slide shows on Rookie but there’s one thing about the format that I find annoying: if the photo is in portrait form, then I can’t have both the caption at the bottom AND the next button onscreen at the same time, so I kind of have to wiggle each one quickly up and down (I’m a fast reader …). It’s especially annoying if it’s a photoset where SOME of the photos have comments at the bottom but not all of them, so I’m doing this dizzy-making screen-wiggle on every picture just in case and half the time it’s for no reason. If this is just to do with my browser (Safari Version 5.0.6) then that’s OK but if it’s an everyone problem then maybe you might be able to think about changing it?

    • Anaheed November 5th, 2013 1:08 PM

      We would love to change it and plan to as soon as we have the resources to do so!

      • NotReallyChristian November 10th, 2013 11:18 AM

        Hurrah thanks! I hope I don’t come across as a whiner because I do LOVE the slideshows :)

  • Lucas November 5th, 2013 1:28 PM

    Yay! 114! Only male in the gallery! :D

  • rats-for-candy November 5th, 2013 2:53 PM

    Aww this is great! I’m so sad I forgot to send my costumes in :( I was Audrey Horne for actual Halloween and Carrie a few days earlier. Also the grapes are hilarious

  • JillianYvette November 5th, 2013 8:22 PM

    Glad to see no controversial costumes! These are so great.

  • Monroe November 6th, 2013 2:49 PM

    my favorites were the beatles fangirls, the blue girl from the uk (it didn’t say what she was) and the moonrise kingdom girl.

    • Stella November 6th, 2013 7:54 PM

      I believe she was the Corpse Bride. :-)

  • tinyfoodguy04 November 6th, 2013 10:58 PM

    #74 Is really interesting, and unconventional. Love the big hair. Don’t quite understand what’s on her head though…? Is that a gold sailor’s cap?

  • MaggietheCat November 7th, 2013 1:19 AM

    So many good costumes! Hooray everybody!

  • shin o November 7th, 2013 6:12 AM

    LLAMA DEL REY! #31!!!!!
    if i saw you on a street i will kneel and wosrhip you ~~ *ooo*

  • Lunestra January 15th, 2014 3:01 PM

    Is Hannah/number 65 still around? I’m from Herts and don’t know any other Rookies.