The Best Celebrity 'Squid Game' Costumes

A handful of stars chose this year's most popular theme.

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Halloween always brings out the hottest costumes that pay homage to pop culture. (opens in new tab) This year, several celebrities jumped onto the Squid Game (opens in new tab) mania train, dressing as characters from the show (opens in new tab) (as well as the iconic robot doll). From K-pop stars to famous bakers, here are the best celebrity Squid Game costumes (opens in new tab) of 2021.


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The K-pop idol dressed up as the animatronic doll from the show's Red Light, Green Light (opens in new tab) round, striking a creepy robot pose.


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The pop star also dressed as the doll, complete with a face mask, and danced to Michael Jackson's "Thriller" onstage at the Outside Lands (opens in new tab) music festival in San Francisco.

Lee Yoo-mi

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A member of the show's cast even got in on the fun! Lee, who played Sae-byeok's marbles partner Ji-yeong (240), also dressed as the Red Light, Green Light doll.

Hayley Kiyoko

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The "Girls Like Girls" singer chose to dress as a player, and looked just like Kang Sae-byeok (067) (opens in new tab).

Kerry Washington

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The Scandal actress chose to pay homage to the show's main character, Seong Gi-hun (456).

Chiggs from The Great British Baking Show (opens in new tab)

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Chiggs, one of this year's contestants (opens in new tab), dressed as a guard to celebrate Halloween with current and previous GBBO contestants.


The K-pop group donned guards costumes for a special Halloween dance practice of their comeback song "Savage."


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Quinci LeGardye
Contributing Culture Editor

Quinci LeGardye is a Contributing Culture Editor who covers TV, movies, Korean entertainment, books, and pop culture. When she isn’t writing or checking Twitter, she’s probably watching the latest K-drama or giving a concert performance in her car.