Fashion

Top Five: Lame Halloween Costumes

Sure, we know sometimes it's hard coming up with good costume ideas for Halloween. You wrack your brain for something that blows everyone away, but you inevitably wind up braving the lines at Party Boy or Frankels, or even worse, panicking--you go in drag or throw on some fairy wings.

Here at the Press, we're always up for shenanigans, so we came up with five (and an extra) don't-dos for this Halloween, and we enlisted our staff and friends as models, or more specifically, as warnings for what to avoid at all costs. For instance, don't think that you can get away with the above Jersey Shore "GTL" debacle. When people at the party ask you who you're dressed as, you may as well say, "I'm a douchebag."

Click ahead for the top five.

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Troy Schulze
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