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6 Halloween costumes inspired by fall trends

Erica Tiffany is a graduate from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University. She received her bachelor's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication with an emphasis in digital media. She has now joined the SheK...

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With Halloween not too far away, why not take some style cues from our list of the top six trends for fall and decide on a costume that's creepy-chic.

1Polka dots

Polka dots come and go through every style season. Who better embodies the polka dot trend than stylish housewife Lucy Ricardo? This I Love Lucy costume ($35) punches up the fun with high contrast navy and white polka dots covering the entire shirt dress. Just like Lucy, this outfit is playful while remaining effortlessly put-together from head to toe. The iconic red wig is sold separately here ($25).

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2Bold colors

Vivid green, sunny yellow and tangerine orange make this super hero side-kick costume ($39) really pop! Stand apart from boring Batman with this bright and breezy ensemble. Fight fashion crimes by keeping in line with one of fall's best fashion trends.

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3'60s inspired styles

What better time to let your inner wild-child loose than on Halloween? We like this simple-yet-sexy Groovy Baby hippie costume ($115) because of its neutral colors and luxurious Mohair accents. The mod mini skirt and fringe halter top have '60s style with an updated look.

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4Fall florals

Keep the flower power going not just through fall, but on Halloween too! Fall into this budding trend with this Woodland Fairy costume ($85). Bring the romance of the forest to any party with this sage green layered organza dress and pretty purple flower sash. Wings and purple petticoat are sold separately.

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Get in the serpent spirit with a costume that will turn men instantly to stone (or at least stop them in their tracks). This Mythical Medusa costume ($70) brings the fantasy to the fall python print trend. Sequin serpents explode from a gold crown, making you the ultimate snake goddess.

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A classic pattern for a classic character, this Sherlock Holmes costume ($52) uncovers the mystery of how to wear plaid this Halloween. The brown and white hat and cape are just enough tartan to make the outfit feel sophisticated, a look that never goes out of style. As Sherlock would say, incorporating this fall trend into your Halloween costume is, "Elementary, my dear Watson."

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