Among the many Robin Thickes and twerking Mileys, it becomes near impossible to find any true ingenuity. But—overpriced packaged costumes, be damned—it is possible.
With a little bit of creativity, some body paint, and a lot of duct tape, you can be the one breaking the mold and winning that costume contest bread. Take notes from the yesterday's successes and dominate the Halloween party circuit. And, yes, by that we mean "borrow" their ideas and claim them as your own.
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