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Shake off the haters this Halloween with these Taylor Swift costume ideas

Love her or hate her, Taylor Swift is one of the biggest stars in the music industry. She always brings something new to the fashion table. Whether she’s rocking high-waisted shorts during a performance or taking a stroll with her cat, Taylor Swift knows how to dress for the occasion. Let the haters hate and dress as this pop sensation for Halloween this year.

1. 2013 Billboard Music Awards performance

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What you’ll need to master Taylor’s performance look:

To finish the look, pull your hair into a ponytail and leave your bangs down. Apply thick winged liner and red lipstick for your makeup, and throw on some diamond studs and a few bracelets to nail the accessories.

2. “22” music video

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What you’ll need to feel “22”:

Wear your hair down and straight, and don’t forget the classic red lipstick.

3. “Shake It Off” video

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What you’ll need to cheer your way past the haters:

This costume requires some quick DIY craft work. The first step is to iron the letters onto the top to create the TS shown in the picture above. The second step is to iron the ribbon onto the skirt and shirt to create the stripes. Put your hair up in a high ponytail and tie some of your extra ribbon around it. Apply your red lipstick and you’re ready to shake it off.

4. 2014 MTV VMAs performance

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What you’ll need to debut your new single at the VMAs:

Wear your hair down and wavy, add Taylor’s traditional black winged liner and red lipstick to finish off the look and you’ll be ready to perform.

5. Strolling in New York City with cat in hand

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What you’ll need to hit the streets of NYC with your cat:

  • Skirt (Charlotte Russe, $19)
  • Socks (Forever 21, $7)
  • Shoes (DSW, $50)
  • Cat (Toys R Us, $8)
  • Bag (H&M, $20)

Pull your hair back into a low ponytail and leave your bangs out. Put some small earrings in and, of course, apply red lipstick to hit the town with your cat (or stuffed version).

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