Throwback Thursday: celebrity Halloween costumes 2016

It’s that time of year when everyone gets to dress up and play pretend. From spooky to sexy to everything in between, see what the stars wore as they celebrated Halloween one year ago.

Kylie Jenner

The queen of social media got “Diiiiiirty.” “Can I be XTINA forever?” asked the scantily clad reality star. (Photo: Instagram)

Katy Perry

The pop princess went all out for Kate Hudson’s annual Halloween bash when she dressed as 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Perry, who made it clear she was with her, shared a photo of the work that went into the costume: “Having a little pre party before I take office,” she cracked on Instagram. “#IMWITHME.” (Photo: Instagram)

Orlando Bloom

Perry’s boyfriend at the time went as now-President Donald Trump. (Photo: Splash News)


Queen Bey added to her Halloween fun with multiple costumes. For one outfit, she was a perfectly packaged Black Barbie, looking shiny and perfect. (Photo: Instagram)

Jessica Simpson

The fashion mogul and hubby Eric Johnson got Grease-y! She joked that they were, “Danny Zuko and ‘Sandra Double Dee.'” (Photo: Instagram)

Heidi Klum

The model decreed there would be no prosthetics and heavy makeup for her in 2016. Instead she enlisted five look-alikes and went to her own Halloween bash as Heidi and her five clones. Genius. (Photo: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Heidi Klum)

Amy Schumer

The comedian and her boyfriend at the time, Ben Hanisch, totally nailed their Stranger Things-inspired costumes. They even rode around NYC on bikes! “Stranger things #happyhalloween from Eleven and Dustin!” wrote Schumer. (Photo: Instagram)

Ariel Winter

Winter’s motto seems to be less is more — especially when it’s Halloween! The Modern Family star stepped out in a skimpy bustier bodysuit branded with a scarlet letter “A,” just as Emma Stone’s character Olive did in the flick Easy A. (Photo: Instagram)

Snoop Dogg

Hmm, the rapper was probably the only one who dressed as… well, we’re not sure what exactly, as he partied at the massive celebration in West Hollywood. (Photo: AKM-GSI)

Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas

Tour mates Jonas and Lovato were part of a Wizard of Oz group costume at a Beverly Hills bash. (Photo: AKM-GSI)

Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna

How things change in a year! Back when they were still a couple and stars of Rob & Chyna, they dressed as mace- and machete-wielding crazies. “Find somebody that’s just as crazy as you!” Chyna joked about the pic she posted… which has since been deleted. (Photo: Instagram)

Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake

The power couple and their son, Silas, were an adorable walking advertisement for Timberlake’s most recent movie, Trolls. (Photo: Instagram)

Serena Williams, Lewis Hamilton, and Gabrielle Union

Heidi Klum’s annual big bash brought together this trio. The tennis star (and future mom) rocked lots of neon — and big hair — as a fitness guru, while the race car driver was spot-on as Heath Ledger’s creepy Joker. As for Being Mary Jane star Union, she dressed up as a race car driver — and seemed to be in good company if she needed any tips. (Photo: Getty Images)

Kourtney Kardashian

Kylie’s big sister Kourtney and a gal pal dressed as a sexy zombie bride and groom for a Halloween party held at Bootsy Bellows in West Hollywood. (Photo: Bello/Splash News)

Lindsay Lohan

LiLo went out in London dressed in one of the year’s most popular Halloween costumes — Suicide Squad’s Harley Quinn. (Photo: AKM-GSI)

Taylor Lautner

The Scream Queens hunk transformed himself into Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte — who was all the talk in 2016 — silver hair and all! (Photo: SMXRF/Star Max/GC Images)

Nina Dobrev

Dobrev, right, had the same idea when she and a friend dressed as disgraced U.S. Olympic medalists Lochte and Jimmy Feigen. (Photo: AKM-GSI)

Taylor Swift

On Halloween night, Swift (disguised as Deadpool) and her squad, including models Gigi Hadid and Martha Hunt, made for a motley crew. “Happy Halloween from Deadpool, a Cub Scout, Martha Brady, a space cadet, a granny with a lost cat, black swan, and a birthday girl dressed as a cat,” she shared with fans in a post she wiped along with all her social media in August. (Photo: Instagram)

Adam Sandler

Sandler put as little effort as possible into his costume by wearing a velvet pizza hat. Couldn’t he have at least thrown on a red shirt? (Photo: AKM-GSI)

Kate Hudson

Inside Hudson’s party, the actress and her friends took guests back to the Old West in their saloon girl costumes. She captioned this snap, “It’s time to party! Before we put the phones away we want to thank @absolutelyx for sponsoring this year.” (Photo: Instagram)

Leonardo DiCaprio

The Oscar winner must have been howling at the moon in his werewolf mask. (Photo: AKM-GSI)

Paris Hilton and Sofia Richie

Hilton and Richie 2.0 were out together in force once again. While the iconic socialite showed off her gams as a risqué Alice in Wonderland at a party, Nicole’s little sis (and future Scott Disick gal pal) made a race car ensemble sexy, by lowering the zipper to engine-starting levels. (Photo: Gabriel Olsen/WireImage)

Pauly D and Aubrey O’Day

The couple that dresses together, stays together — at least that’s what must have the reality stars must have been thinking when they went as Mark Antony and Cleopatra. They were wrong. (Photo: AKM-GSI)

Kelly Rowland

Nothing tricky here, just Rowland with her son, Titan, dressed as members of Run-D.M.C. (Photo: Instagram)

Martha Stewart

“Nurse Martha will see you now!” exclaimed the lifestyle guru. (Photo: Instagram)

Molly SIms

The model/actress, who was expecting her third child with husband Scott Stuber, disguised herself as a fortune teller while Stuber cast a spell as Harry Potter. Grey Douglas Stuber was born on Jan. 10. (Photo: Instagram)

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