18 Halloween Hair Ideas That Nail The Scary-But-Chic Theme

These are some scary 'dos

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When it comes to, we're not always up for sloshing a load of fake blood on our Amazon-sourced Scooby Doo outfit and being done with it. In fact, sometimes we kind of want to look relatively nice. Call it vanity if you will, but we're determined that this year our Halloween hair will be fabulous.

Oh, it'll still be the creepiest Halloween hair you've seen, but dammit it'll be haute couture as well.

Check out our pick of the high fashion Halloween hairstyles you need for all your scary but très chic Halloween costume inspiration.

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Ashley Williams

Make it clear exactly what your is with a punky troll ponytail and diamanté 'witch' and 'devil' barrettes that do the talking for you.

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Dries Van Noten

Skip the 'do altogether and create a cap made from black feathers for a chic way to work the Halloween crow costume.

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Ryan Lo

Go for goth Snow White with a polished bob, perfect bow and more is more smudge black eyeliner.

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Maison Margiela

Spock meets an egg from the future with some crystal earrings that wouldn't look out of place in our fashion features meeting.

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Jean Paul Gaultier

A creepy child of the corn, Jean Paul Gaultier style. Next stop - crop circles.

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AF Vanderforst

Channel the spooky magical suits of armour from Bedknobs And Broomsticks by covering your entire head in old medals.

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Alexander McQueen

Cruella De Vil gets an OTT mod overhaul courtesy of a wig taller than your front doorway.

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Chanel

When in doubt get a bowler hat and say you've come as Bond's cutest villain, Oddjob.

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Dior

More wanton beauty than totally terrifying, Dior's loose waves are ideal for that classic dead Victorian vibe.

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Alexander McQueen

Who needs hair when you can wear elaborate chainmail and call yourself a knight?

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Gareth Pugh

Because permed mullets are scary. Fact.

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Guo Pei

Whether you're dressed as the original Jackie O or Kim Kardashian's reimagining of the style icon, keep your hair big and bouncy.

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Jean Paul Gaultier

Pay homage to the late David Bowie with a bright red mullet.

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Rodarte

Send your bride BFF a not so subtle message about her choice of bridesmaid dresses by attending her Halloween party in a horrifyingly huge flower crown.

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Jeremy Scott

Bigger is better. Get your hair as high as possible, lashes as long as possible and your jacket as studded as possible and your zombie rockabilly outfit is complete.

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Maison Margiela

Take a can of black hair spray paint and Halloween is your oyster.

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Jean Paul Gaultier

The quickest way to look super creepy? Brush your hair over your face, wear a weird nude leotard and grab your best mate to do the same.

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Xuan

Go wispy and tied back for a haute couture take on the traditional ghost. Then say you've come as a spectre because that sounds way more chic...

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