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Here’s How to Create 4 Nicki Minaj Halloween Costume Ideas at Home

We’re definitely feeling ourselves this Halloween, and taking plenty of costume cues from none other than Nicki Minaj! The “Super Bass” singer and fearless rapper is anything but subtle when it comes to her clothing (or lack thereof) choices, but, us mere mortals only go for the gusto when Halloween rolls around. Like everyone’s favorite misfit-gone-basic Cady Heron in Mean Girls once said: “Halloween is the one day a year when a girl can dress up like a total slut and no other girls can say anything else about it.” Preach! Read on for a few tips on how to take these wigs, clothes, and such to the next DIY-Halloween-costume level — all you’ll really need is to channel your favorite Nicki with zero f$*ks to give.


Who can ever forget the infamous and downright YAS Queen Nicki twirl while she was boarding her private jet! All you’ll have to do is pick up some of these simple Nicki essentials and focus more time and energy on perfecting your Nicki you-can’t-be-me twirl in four-inch heels.

GBSELL Women Slim-Ripped Sport Club Sleeveless Romper Jumpsuit Bodysuit, $9.99

halloween 2017_itw - pink bodysuit

Don’t knock it ’til you try it: an all-pink cotton-blend bodysuit.

J-pinno Women’s Sports Workout Zip-Up Long-Sleeve Sweetshirt Fitted Crop Top, $16.99 – $17.99

halloween 2017_itw - pink cropped jacket

If you’re sensing a pattern, you’re right. This look is all about excess, with enough pink to last you every Wednesday for the rest of your life. With this cute cropped top jacket, you’ll be able to wear it again for a workout.

Fashion Thirsty Womens Lycra Long Length Thigh High High Heel Boots Size, $39.99

halloween 2017_itw - pink thigh high boots

Heel-toe in these 4.5-inch thigh-high boots that Nicki would would probably walk in when picking up a gallon of milk from the corner deli.

Elesa Miracle Quilted Leather Crossbody Handbag, $14.99

halloween 2017_itw - pink crossbody bag

Why yes, a pink quilted bag goes perfectly with your all-pink ensemble. You can’t cut corners now, you’ve come too far.

Forum Novelties Godiva Black 60″ Wig, $12.99

halloween 2017_itw - knee length black wig

It’s all in the hair flip. So the longer your wig, the more outrageous and ridiculous.

enForten Dark Red Burgundy Full-Cover Nails Acrylic False Nails, $9.99

halloween 2017_itw - dark red fake nails

Nail the look with these easy-to-apply acrylic nails.

“Easy, breezy, beautiful Thugger Girl!”

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Easy breezy beautiful thugger girls

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We wish we could take credit for that homey-dinger of a one-liner, but it’s all Nicki! Hit the streets in leather with this cutesy yet sexy getup. We think that the pleated skirt makes this look a little less dominatrix and a little more Barbie girl gone bad.

GWOOD Barbie Iced Out Pendant, $29.99

halloween 2017_itw - barbie necklace

This look is all about one accessory: a blingey pendant necklace with the name Barbie on it! Wear it with pride, girl.

Fashion Queen Women’s Sexy Black PVC Mini Dress, $22.99

halloween 2017_itw - black leather dress

We found an even sexier version with this shiny plastic number! We like to think Nicki would be down for supporting our own takes on her style. Solid Rich Double Grommet Genuine Leather Casual Jean Belt 35mm, $6.99

halloween 2017_itw - black rocker belt

Cinch it all together at the waist with this edgy belt that you can wear again and again.

Zerorun Women’s Faux Fur Coat, $27.99 – $29.99

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With black taking center stage for this look, throw in a little more pink into the mix with this faux fur coat that will also keep you warm on a chilly Halloween night.

Funtasma by Pleaser Women’s Gladiator Sandal, $49.82

halloween 2017_itw - black gladiator boots

Stomp into any room with these showstoppers. At this point, we’re convinced that Nicki’s feet are perpetually arched, just like Barbie.

Anaconda Nicki

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7/28 #ANACONDA on iTunes 👅

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Most of Nicki’s “Anaconda” video is pretty scandalous. Sir, Mix-It-Up by recreating the part in the video when she’s getting physical … with a few workout moves. We’re literally talking about cardio. You know, the part when she’s pumping iron. Hand weights. We’re talking workout gear.

Victoria’s Secret Angel Sports Bra Adjustable Straps, $27.26

halloween 2017_itw - pink sportsbra

This one seems to give Nicki all the support she needs. If it’s good for her, it’s good for us!

ToBeInStyle Women’s Jogger Ankle Length Sweatpants, $10.95 – $13.95

halloween 2017_itw - pink sweatpants

Nicki opted to wear a thong while doing her lunges. But if you find yourself a little more discreet, throw on a pair of matching pink sweatpants. You’ll still be rocking Nicki Pink, so you’re still on-brand.

MapofBeauty Fashion Straight Long Costume Anime Wig (Black), $17.99

halloween 2017_itw - black wig

Nicki and her long, raven-colored hair. Achieve it with this anime wig that’s so sleek, never frizzy.

QZbeita Performance Men’s Cloudfoam Ilation Mid Basketball Shoe, $16.88 – $29.88

halloween 2017_itw - blue high tops

Finally! Nicki isn’t wearing any heels. Run around in happiness, because this is probably one of the few times she’ll ever be wearing sneakers.

COOL LACE Round Athletic Shoelaces Shoe Laces for Sneakers, $4.69 – $5.99

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Offset all that pink with these aqua-colored shoelaces to look like you just came out of the actual music video.

Feeling Myself Nicki

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#FeelingMyselfVIDEOonTIDAL #FeelingMyself 🎀

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Pretty on fleek! The video blends a whole bunch of eclectic style. We’re talking knee-high socks and mesh shirts that only Beyoncé and Nicki can pull off. Grab an inflatable pool and fill ‘er up with your Nicki “Feeling Myself” getup.

Bikini Factory Women One Piece 3D Digital Print Swimsuit Monokini Beachwear, $13.99 – $14.97

halloween 2017_itw - feelin myself swimsuit

This looks like the exact same one Nicki wears in the music video. But, it’s super cheap and you might just want to wear it when summer comes back.

Classic Bamboo Door Knocker Hoop Earrings, $10.99

halloween 2017_itw - door knockers

Hoop it up with your Beyoncé equivalent in these gold earrings.

Woogge Women’s Fashion Big Collar Statement Choker Necklace, $8.99

halloween 2017_itw - gold collar necklace

Nicki really seems to love her gold accessories in this video. This collar necklace being quite the statement.

Ejiubas Press On Nails, $8.99

halloween 2017_itw - stiletto nails

Metallic nails add extra sheen and sass, especially when you’re free-styling or eating burgers.

OneDor 24″ Straight Wrap Around Ponytail Extension, $10.99

halloween 2017_itw - weave for ponytail

Own your pony with this wrap-around pony extension if you’re not feeling a full-on wig. We don’t blame you.

Inspired? Of course you are. Click through the gallery below to get even more Halloween costume style inspiration from some of your favorite sexy stars!

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