Trick or Treat: My Halloween Costumes

Happy Halloween! Dressing up is something I’ve always been particularly fond of, so it’s no surprise that Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. I love to pull out all the stops when it comes to putting together my costume each year. I went to a few Halloween parties over this past weekend. Here are my two costumes:

For my first party, I was a ghost
Trick or Treat: My Halloween Costumes
Trick or Treat: My Halloween Costumes

And for my second party, I was Mary Poppins!
Trick or Treat: My Halloween Costumes

And since I noticed that many of you have asked what I’ve dressed up as in years past I thought I’d put together this recap of my favorite past Halloween costumes too… Enjoy!

Britney Spears
Trick or Treat: My Halloween Costumes

Minnie Mouse
Trick or Treat: My Halloween Costumes

Blue Bird
Trick or Treat: My Halloween Costumes

Trick or Treat: My Halloween Costumes

Which costume is your favorite? Also, what are you dressing up as?

XO Lauren

P.S. Check out these Halloween costume ideas for more inspiration! Also, Paper Crown will be ON SALE tomorrow (November 1st) on Hautelook! Be sure to check it out and let me know if you get anything.

Photo Credits:, Zimbio

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  • Sarah Heckle

    Love, love, love your ghost costume. It’s creepy-chic! Love the flapper costume, too!
    Sarah – A Scary & Hairy Halloween Tale :)

  • the blooming muse

    I love the ghost costume and the flapper costume! Both beautiful in their own way! :)

  • Melissa Panici

    Happy Halloween Lauren! I LOVE your ghost costume! You look great in all of these costumes! I am not dressing up this year. I took my son trick or treating on Saturday and now he is very sick with a cold:( So we are staying in tonight! Thanks for sharing this Lauren!

  • heidi kokborg

    Love the Mary Poppins costume! So cute! (:

  • Deanne Castro

    You have great costumes, Lauren!

    I was a flapper girl last year!

    Please check out my fashion and beauty blog at:

    Today’s post: Favourite Celebrity Costume Of the Year: Fergie

    Check it out and let me know what you think!

    Happy Halloween!!!


  • Amanda Gongleski

    LMAO, the blue bird is too funny! Love it!

  • Christina Danielle

    My favorite is the Mary Poppins costume. It’s absolutely adorable!

  • Julia Wallis

    Mary Poppins is too stinkin’ cute!! Love it!

  • Katie

    I will forever love Britney, and you nailed that costume! I think my favorite is the ghost (the bow is a great touch) , with Mary Poppins a close second.
    As a last minute costume for a party a few weeks ago, I wore this gold plastic armor looking chest piece that cut off at my belly, wore a push up bra with the girls pushed up and on display (which was different for me, i’m rarely the girl with it all in your face), and put rhinestones and jewels on my chest that I picked up at my beloved Michaels store. I was a “”treasure chest””. I added the classic pirate hat, etc. and also picked up some small stick on letters at Michaels to write it out on the armor so people caught it right away. Even though the armor piece, which I had to “”make it work”” with tape, elastic straps and bobby pins, got in the way of my oh-so-smooth dance moves a few times, the costume was a hit. The next party I went to with my boyfriend, who was a pirate, I tweaked it a little so I was “”Pirate’s treasure”” .. it was a fun couple’s costume.
    Unfortunately, the pictures that were taken on my phone were all pretty dark but I’ll get one from one of my friends and post it! It was a great last minute costume and it was a lot of fun.
    Hope you all have a fun and safe Halloween!

  • Caitlin Hendricks

    The Mary Poppins costume is amazing. I really need to learn to sew so I can have better costumes!

  • Ashley Rizzardo

    The ghost costume is adorable! My favorite is Mary Poppins!
    Tonight I am going out as Holly Golightly. So excited!

  • Rachel Hopping

    I love how you always look classy, especially with your costumes. You made Britney look cute, not sleazy like most would. I just love your style. :)

  • Diamenrose

    OOh i love your ghost outfit! I love it. You and your boyfriend made a great Halloween couple :-) I loved your flapper outfit too. It was soo elegant! I like your blue bird too it’s really funny :)Mary Popins is elegant and beautiful.

    I think i love all of your halloween costumes (from the past and from today). However i’ve to admit that right now i really really love your ghost outfit 😀

  • lynnebartie

    I went in as the cookie monster and made my own costume using a blue onesie, ping pong balls and i drew some cookies and attached them to it with safety pins :)

  • Bev

    omg your ghost costume is cray cray!!! LOVE it!!!!! I think it’s the best one yet, with your runner up being Minnie Mouse!!

    Happy eatallthecandyyouwant Day! xo, Bev

  • glamgoddess

    Aw, u look cute in all of them. I like the blue bird. I’ve never seen that before.

  • Meghan Conard

    Love the Mary Poppins costume! And somehow you still made the ghost look pretty!
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  • Kimberly

    I love the ghost costume. It’s scary!! :).

    – Xx

  • Nataliya Kubina

    Oh my god! I loove all your costumes. You are so creative! I can stop admiring you!

  • Megan R.

    Love the Mary Poppins costume idea. It is so simple but beyond adorable! I hope you have a great Halloween!!

    The Preppy Planner

  • Giulia De Luca

    Everyone is so cute!

  • Lauren McVicar

    I love your Mary Poppins. I’m going as Barbie this year. I made the original black and white bathing suit, and painted a pair of cat eye sun glasses white. I also had to make up an emergency costume before my bathing suit was finished, so I was also Muscles Glasses from Epic Meal Time. I made his wrestling belt out of the bottom of a foil roasting pan, a waist cinching belt, and a bunch of duct tape.

  • Emily Pohlman

    I love your ghost costume!!!:)

    I didn’t know what to be for Halloween and I would look at your DIY blogs, but nothing that really interested me!!
    Happy Halloween Lauren!!:)

  • Mariella

    ohhh! Mary Poppins and Minnie Mouse are my favourites! Here in Argentina we don’t celebrate halloween but I really enjoy all the costumes and decorations that you do!

  • Amy Breckenridge

    i think i like the ghost best! i was the corpse bride one year and that was pretty fun :)
    check out my halloween cupcake recipe:

  • Lizzie

    I love both of your costumes from this year! I also love your blue bird costume! Your Minnie Mouse costume has been getting a lot of attention this year.

    I am lame and didn’t dress up this year.

  • Rysa Matheny

    I am a Flapper this year, your costume inspired mine.

  • Rachel Trampel

    You always have amazing costumes! Love the ghost… scary but awesome! :) I love the blue bird one too :) This year I went as a zombie flapper, Persephone, the font Comic Sans (for my work’s group costume) and tonight I am going to be Hello Kitty!

    See a special note from my pup wishing you Happy Halloween today!

  • Cynthia Crowe

    I love your ghost costume and your past costumes! Much nicer than any of those cheap store bought ones :)

    I did the Queen of Hearts this year… I just wore a red tutu and black shirt, but I was most proud of my DIY crown I made out of a yogurt container, headband, foam hearts, and lots of glitter!

  • Kayla Fisher

    I like the flapper one. This year I was a Greek Goddess.

  • Maddie Pine

    Flawless! I especially love the Mary Poppins one.

  • Katy Allaire

    I LOVE the Mary Poppins! So unique! This year, I was Audrey Hepburn a la Breakfast at Tiffany’s. :)

  • Alex A

    This year I was Carmen San Diego! I wore a black lace dress, black tights, black wedge pumps, a red trench, red fedora, black gloves and carried a large magnifying glass!

  • Erin Circo

    My favorites are the flapper and blue bird costumes. This year I am just being a cute nerd with my nerd glasses that I love!

  • Petra Zeller

    Your ghost costume is amazing. And all your other halloween costumes are pretty and creativ. Like it.
    Happy Halloween Lauren. Have a great day and evening
    xo, Petra

  • Kai @ All Kinds of Complicated

    Love fun, creative, and still fashionable costumes. That ghost costume is to die.

    I try to have fun with it, while still staying as chic as possible. This year I was Little Red Riding Hood that killed the Wolf (complete with Wolf’s head purse!)

    Check it out here!

    p.s. If you do a reader costume feature I would love to be featured!

  • Giselle Escamilla

    I love your ghost costume!!!

  • Felicity Lydia Summerfield

    LOVE all your costumes hard to pick just one…
    i went out with my friends for my friends birthday for halloween i dressed up as a peacock!! Made my own outfit as well x x

  • Eddrissi Imane

    Happy Halloween Lauren ♥♥♥ MUCH LOVE FROM MOROCCO

  • Mila

    This year I was a dalmation~
    Link to photo on my blog! It was so cute, I did it with my sorority sisters :)

  • Dina Karivalis

    Your costumes are all adorable! This year I was Goldie Hawn from the movie Overboard (annie) and my bf was Kurt Russel (Dean)…check it out here

  • Cynthia Sasson

    My Halloween Costume this year was awesome!!!! I dressed up as Max from 2 Broke Girls, and my friend was Caroline!!! You can get the picture from Instagram @cynthiasasson or @theclosetfreak!! Hope you like it, and please let me know!! <3

  • Nicolas.Nietot

    I really love all yout halloween costumes, my two favorites are the Mary Poppins outfit, you look so cute (I cant resist to share that on my facebook account) and definitely the Britney Spears costume because I love her! and you look adorable!

  • Jacqui Haspell

    I was Katniss today and i LOVED my costume! I got lots of compliments on it too! :)


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  • debora f

    I love blue bird!! 😉

  • Leah Wine

    I loved the Mary Poppins costume! All of them were very creative though!

  • Alana Tucker

    My homemade couple costume :)

  • Rebecca Bakofsky

    I was minnie mouse for this halloween!!

  • Amanda Kretchmer

    These are really cute costume ideas. I especially love Minnie Mouse!

  • Hanny R

    I love your Minnie mouse costume but the Mary Poppins is my favorite!!


  • Tiffani Stuart

    You’re seriously the BEST ghost ever!! That was by far your best, I think!

  • ashley mondschein

    the ghost one is my favorite! your make up looks great!

    a few friends and i went out as shark week. i loved it, i thought we were so creative.

  • Sabah Williams

    Love your Ghost costume, and the Mary Poppins one was really cute too!!!!!!!!!! Matter of fact….all of your Halloween costumes, are cute! :)

  • alligrl

    The ghost was definitely my favorite!!!!!! But I was also Mary Poppins this year! It was a hit :)

  • Linh Ly

    love the ghost and mary poppins!

  • kary esteban

    Today is “”Dia de Muertos”” you should dress as “”La Catrina””

  • sofis

    i’ve done my own cosutme and im going as aleera from the movie van helsing :)

  • Littlerebecca

    Love the Minnie Mouse costume!! Makes me want to do something similar this year; great idea!

  • Mayaa

    the flapper costume is so pretty…maybe thats wut i shud be this year

  • Alicen Schmitke

    I ❤️ the Mary Poppins costume….. Brings back magical memories! What a great idea!

  • Nadinee_

    I love the Mary Poppins and Minnie Mouse outfit! <3

  • Caroline nelson

    They’re all amazing!! I’m doing a DIY Flo from Progressive costume this year, though. Next year I might be Mary Poppins, that’s so cute!

  • Pearl

    I love the Mary Poppins one and although I am not the biggest fan-the Britney Spears one was pretty cute! And Minnie Mouse, of course:)

  • Kailey Dickison

    flapper girl is always a classic look, love it!

  • hannah bean

    I love the Marry Poppins

  • Angie Hogge

    I love the flapper costume and Britney! So cute!

  • MARsie

    I love Minnie Mouse!

    I’m gonna be Red Riding Hood :)

  • Rachel

    Where did you find the adorable red dress to be minnie?!! I would LOVE to find it!

  • Michelle Piedrahita

    I love the flapper and Mary Poppins !!
    I plan on dressing as a flapper this year!

  • Michele Camillucci

    The ghost costume was very cool! I am dressing up as a flapper! Super excited :)

  • Anya Drzazga

    This year my costume will be a flapper! So excited!

  • mornin_sunshine

    Where did you find your Marry Poppins costume? I was inspired by your costume that I want to be Marry Poppins with the same costume because it is amazing. Where did you find your that shirt?

  • AnnaMaria Edholm

    I LOVE that your costumes are creative yet not to showy like so many girls are nowadays.. Well done LC :)

  • Costume Lover

    Awesome list of Halloween costumes! Ha, how did you get to g to so many parties ad have time to create them all? For me 2014 is going to be the year of theMinion Costume!



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