Heidi Klum's Mesmerizing Halloween Evolution

Your Halloween hero since 2000.

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Your Halloween hero since 2000.

2000: Leather Heidi

For Heidi's first bash, she wore a costume with a vaguely S&M vibe—spikes, patent leather—and two Pippi Longstockings braids.

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2000: Leather Heidi

It's clear that Heidi is in a Halloween costume, but looking at this, you'd have no idea how committed she would become to the art of dress-up.

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2001: Lady Godiva

Heidi leveled up by quite a bit for her second Halloween bash, making her entrance on a horse as Lady Godiva—an injured or dead one, given the blood dripping from her mouth.

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2001: Lady Godiva

While she wore a floor-length blonde wig and a sparkly white bodysuit, it was conservative by Lady Godiva standards. Legend has it that the English noblewoman rode her horse buck naked through town.

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2002: Betty Boop

Year three of the model's Halloween hosting gave us scary Betty Boop—scary because she wore fangs under her red pout.

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2002: Betty Boop

The costume was simple yet striking. Most of the work of getting into character as the iconic cartoon was in the hair and makeup.

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2003: Gold Alien

It's unclear what exactly Heidi dressed as in 2003. What's obvious is that she went full-out from her braids all the way down to her ~wild~ boots.

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2003: Predator

She had a gold shimmer all over her body and she even wore gold teeth.

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2004: Red Witch

In 2004, Heidi arrived at her party dressed as a scantily clad witch with scarlet hair. Her makeup was amazing, as usual. She also kindly gave a skeleton a piggyback ride on her way in.

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2004: Red Witch

The model had a whole "fly into the party like an actual witch" thing planned, but she ended up getting stuck in her harness, which undid the witch illusion.

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2005: Vampire

Heidi loves a good stiletto boot to go with her Halloween costume, and in 2005, they were a black patent leather version that went to mid-thigh.

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2005: Vampire

For her vampire look, she had on fangs, an enormous, curly wig, and a bleeding heart pinned to her corset dress.

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2006: Forbidden Fruit

Heidi was concealing a pregnancy when she showed up to her party as a giant apple with a snake wrapped around it.

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2006: Forbidden Fruit

"The problem with that was that I was so big, I couldn't fit into a car, so I had to get a convertible at the last moment just so I could get to the party," she told the New York Post. "I couldn't drink water because my arms didn't reach my face, I couldn't even sit. That wasn't so much fun—I didn't fully think that one through!"

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2007: Cat

After such an ordeal with her apple suit, Heidi showed up the next year in a more relaxed look: a cat bodysuit.

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2007: Cat

She had her kitty claws out, but to the New Yorker, she looked a bit like a giant subway rat.

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2008: Goddess Kali

Heidi said that her assistant had come up with the idea for this elaborate costume. "My husband and I were in India last year, so she said, 'Why don't you do an Indian goddess? Like a scary Indian goddess?' And I said 'OK!'"

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2008: Goddess Kali

But Hindu leaders criticized the costume, saying that the costume was "denigrating."

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2009: Crow

Heidi and then-husband Seal twinned as two crows. While the costumes made the couple look like monster-size birds, the getups weren't at all practical.

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2009: Crow

"It was bad. My husband was driving and he could hardly see anything," Heidi said. "When you have a beak on, you can't talk to anyone, you can't really drink. It's not a good costume." Noted!

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2010: Superhero

Heidi's superhero bot suit combined Iron Man's metallic armor with Mystique's boldly colored skin and hair.

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2010: Superhero

Heidi described the costume as being "larger than life" and she was being literal when she said that. In her stilt-like boots, she towered over everyone at the party.

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2011: "Bodies" Cadavar

Remember the exhibition that went around the world and everyone went to see even though it featured the preserved remains of actual people? Heidi looked like a part of that traveling exhibit when she showed up to her first of two Halloween parties, this one in Las Vegas.

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2011: "Bodies" Cadavar

"It's kind of like a dead body with the first layer of skin ripped off," Heidi explained. "It's basically like me naked." She said that she called this costume the "visible woman."

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2011: Ape

For her second Halloween party of 2011, in New York City, Heidi and Seal arrived as apes.

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2011: Ape

The makeup took nearly six hours to apply, she said, and included fake breasts. She and Seal looked like they were so in love, but just a few months later, they announced their split.

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2012: Cleopatra

Heidi teased her Halloween costume for 2012 — she was planning to go as Cleopatra — but ended up postponing the party out of respect for the victims of Hurricane Sandy, which hit just before Halloween.

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2012: Cleopatra

When she finally had her party in December, she showed up in an improved version of the costume she had previewed. After a few years of being "ugly," she wanted "something really pretty and sparkly for a change," she told Us Weekly. There were hundreds of crystals on her face that were applied individually.

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2013: 95-Year-Old Heidi

"When I was a 95-year-old version of myself, I spent a lot of time getting the details right, down to the varicose veins and the eye lenses to make it look like I had cataracts," Heidi told the New York Post. "No one recognized me, and I almost had to tell everyone to let me into my own party!"

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2013: 95-Year-Old Heidi

Once she made it into her party, she had a rocking chair and a cane for when she got tired of all the standing.

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