We get that licensing rights are crazy expensive. These costume companies have to be taking the mickey though. Then again, you have to hand it to them for creativity. After all, we always recognise exactly what the Halloween costume is meant to be, right?

Tweeter @DanaSchwartzzz (or No Dana, only Zuul Schwartz) recently asked the Twitterverse what were the worst Halloween costume knock-offs they’ve ever come across. The results were truly hilarious:


If you’re looking for some costume inspiration, be sure to check out Halloween group costumes which ruled last season.

You could also go for something contemporary, though we wouldn’t recommend the sexy ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ get-up