From Screen to Street: DIY Halloween with Costumes from Your Favourite Shows

TORONTO, Oct. 19, 2015 /CNW/ - Throwing on a sheet and calling yourself a ghost? That's no way to do Halloween!  Whether your costume style is pop culture zeitgeist or old-school scary, let these TV characters inspire your October 31st attire:

If you lean more towards style and sass than Halloween horror, then a music mogul or pregnant virgin could be your thing...

Character: Cookie Lyon
Who She Is: Ex-con turned hip-hop mogul from Empire
What You'll Need:

  • Fierce fur coat
  • Animal-print cocktail dress
  • Cat-walk-worthy stilettos
  • On-fleek fake nails

Character: Jane Villanueva
Who She Is: Pregnant virgin from Jane the Virgin
What You'll Need:

  • Fake (or real) pregnant belly
  • Gold cross necklace
  • Shoulder length brown hair
  • Modest but stylish dress

But if you need the spook to feel the Halloween spirit, these ghoulish twists on zombies and clowns might do the trick…

Character: Twisty
Who He Is: Killer clown from American Horror Story: Freak Show
What You'll Need:

  • White clown suit
  • Sack of bowling pins
  • Skull cap with tuffs of hair
  • Ear-to-ear painted-on grin

Character: Olivia (Liv) Moore
Who She Is: Recently-zombified crime solver from iZOMBIE
What You'll Need:

  • White wig
  • White lab coat
  • Dark eye shadow
  • Chinese food box with "brains" and hot sauce

All of these characters and more live on shomi.  Visit to sign up and stream full seasons of Empire, Jane the Virgin, iZOMBIE, and American Horror Story: Freak Show.

SOURCE shomi

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