If you're newly engaged or married, what better Halloween costume than a bride? Not only is it easy to pull off (hello, grab a veil and you're halfway there), but as these celebrities prove, there are so many ways to go bridal, whether creepy as the Corpse Bride, the Bride of Frankenstein, or the Bride of Chucky, sexy like Madonna's "Like a Virgin" bride, or funny, with a dead-on impersonation of an iconic bride from pop culture or history. Get inspired by these actresses, models, and more, who dressed as brides for Halloween.
Why not get the whole bridal party involved? Following the Royal Wedding in 2011, The Today Show hosts took a timely approach to their Halloween costumes: Ann Curry dressed as the bride, Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton, Matt Lauer played Prince William, and Natalie Morales went as maid-of-honor Pippa Middleton. Savannah Guthrie wore a mask as Prince Charles, Meredith Viera served as Queen Elizabeth, Prince Harry was played by Al Roker, and Kathy Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb were Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie. Talk about a great group costume idea!
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Kourtney Kardashian dressed up as a zombie bride for Halloween 2016, with good friend Steph Shep as her groom. Together, they were married in "unholy matrimony."
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The pop star made one creepy corpse bride beside her then-husband, Jordan Bratman (who served as her corpse groom) at the 2006 Goulin Rouge Halloween Bash. Zombie makeup, a tattered tux and wedding dress, and a blood-splattered boutonniere completed their looks.
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Nobody does "sexy bride" better than Mariah Carey, as the diva proved with her 2004 Halloween costume.
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Kate Beckinsale made a stunning Bride of Frankenstein in 2010. Her former husband, Len Wiseman, naturally played her groom.
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Back when they were dating in 2011, Adam Levine and Anne Vyalitsyna, better known as Anne V, portrayed another rock 'n' roll couple: Stephanie Seymour and Axl Rose—specifically when they were the bride and groom in the Guns N' Roses music video, "November Rain".
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The daughter of Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka, Harper Grace Burtka-Harris, is without a doubt the cutest "bride" on this list. Every Halloween, the Burtka-Harris family brings out the big guns, and in 2013, NPH was Frankenstein and his little girl, the bride.
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Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries had just tied the knot in August 2011, so by the time Halloween rolled around, it was a natural choice for Kelly Ripa and Nick Lachey, who was guest-hosting Live! With Regis and Kelly and made a hilarious Humphries on stilts. They couldn't have known, though, that the couple would announce their split on that very same day.
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The Top Chef host channeled major Dia De Los Muertos wedding vibes with her 2013 couples costume. Her groom? None other than Susan Sarandon.
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For Live! With Kelly and Michael's 2014 Halloween special, Ripa reprised her role as bridal Kim Kardashian, following the star's wedding to Kanye West. Her co-host Michael Strahan made up the other half of Kimye.
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Leave it to this self-proclaimed "Bad Gal" to put a bit of a controversial spin on her bride Halloween costume. In 2012, the singer wore a sexy green outfit and veil and carried a clutch of marijuana leaves as the "Bride of Mary Jane."
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How terrifying was Tyga as Chucky in 2014? Of course, the couples costume wouldn't be complete without Jenner as the Bride of Chucky.
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In 2007, The Hills star embodied '80s Madonna, complete with a white dress and pearls à la "Like a Virgin".
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The model took freaky form as a "Suicide Bride" in 2009. A slip dress, veil, and makeup are all you need to re-create!
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