Over the last 19 years, supermodel and television personality Heidi Klum has hosted what has become the most epic and iconic of Halloween parties. Outdoing the soirée themselves is Klum’s choice in costumes that may run the gamut in subject matter, but there is a common thread than runs through all of those extraordinary works of Halloween costume art — they’re mind-blowing. The Heidi Klum costume is the titanium standard (yes, her Halloween haute couture goes well beyond gold!) in the celebrity spooky holiday ware.
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A who’s who of celebrities have attended over the years — includingKim Kardashianand many members of her clan,Emily Ratajkowski,Neil Patrick Harris,Padma Lakshmiand someone who has inspired many halloween costumes,Mike Myers!
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Here are 15 reasons why Klum is the queen of Halloween costumes. The outfits themselves are pieces of art. They have all been hits, but which ones make our list of the finest, most stunning and jaw-dropping works that combine the artistic wizardry of fashion, makeup, prosthetics, accessories and history?