Halloween Couture? Here's How the Fashion World Does Scary Style

Giving new meaning to "fashion victim."

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Although real life at the moment is far more terrifying than anything Stephen King could dream up and then turn into a poorly adapted network show, there's always fashion to make the hairs on the back of your neck stand up. Here, 20 to send shivers down your spine.

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Alexander McQueen Spring 2007

We're starting out soft here (and with a mini McQueen tribute), but don't underestimate this undead Ophelia—she'll still haunt you until you go mad and jump in the river.

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Alexander McQueen Fall 2008

What every gothic horror movie costume wishes it could be.

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Alexander McQueen Fall 2009

Cruella de Vil/plastic surgery patient vibes. Watch Ryan Murphy make that the next American Horror Story spin-off theme.

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Alexander McQueen Spring 2010

You meet her in a dark alley, what do you do? (Me: Run toward her screaming "Take me away from here!")

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Underground Spring 2018

Whereas with these girls, there would be no dark alley left, because I would have set it on fire immediately.

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Viktor & Rolf Fall 2011

Mostly scared of how sweaty you'd get putting that on and waddling around, smacking people on the sidewalk.

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Iris van Herpen Spring 2011 Couture

Arachnophobics right now: "Nope nope nope nope."

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Iris van Herpen Fall 2011 Couture

Anatomy lesson.

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Gareth Pugh Spring 2012

I think I saw her on Ancient Aliens once.

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Comme des Garçons Spring 2012

To be fair, marriage has been a form of imprisonment, historically.

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Rick Owens Fall 2012

The "Humble" music video before the "Humble" music video.

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Maison Margiela Fall 2012

Like some skin condition that causes crystals to grow over your face until you can't breathe. The air quality in there can't be that great, so props to Kanye for still being able to go on 10-minute rants in one.

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The Blonds Fall 2013

Here's Johnny!

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Gareth Pugh

Sansa Stark during her punk phase/when she usurps the throne in a magnificently bloody way.

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Thom Browne

U ok, hun?

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Thom Browne

When you're having a bad face day.

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Thom Browne

When ball is life.

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Viktor & Rolf Fall 2017 Couture

See you in my nightmares.

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Giles Deacon Fall 2012
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Vivienne Westwood Red Label Spring 2014

Friday afternoon: "I'm just going to stay in tonight." Sunday morning:

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