Whether they have children or not, some celebrities seems to really love the time of the year when they get to dress up in ghoulish or sexy costumes. Many stars make headlines with their choice of Halloween costumes and prepare well in advance of the holiday.

Here are 10 celebrities who love Halloween, whether they want to stand out on their own or decide to go for couples costumes. From Heidi Klum to Ellen DeGeneres, here are the stars that make the most out of Halloween each year.

Heidi Klum

Hosting an annual Halloween bash since 2000, Heidi Klum manages to top herself every year in the costume department. When she’s not wearing abstract and insane costumes, she goes for the shock factor. 

Heidi Klum Loves Halloween

Some of Heidi Klum's craziest Halloween costumes include “Visible Woman”, a skintight bodysuit that’s basically a human anatomy lesson and 2013’s costume idea of Heidi at 95.

Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian Loves Halloween

Redefining the concept of turning everything sexy, Kim Kardashian stands out among the celebrities who love Halloween through her unique way of finding the most revealing Halloween costumes. When she’s not wearing a cheetah costume with a sheer panel in the middle, Kim finds inspiration in the Batman universe. She’s attended Halloween parties as Catwoman and Poison Ivy.

Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey Loves Halloween

A big fan of couples costumes, Mariah Carey probably won’t be showing up in a matching costume with Nick Cannon this year. Their past costumes include fire fighters, “The Incredibles” and angels. While the singer’s costumes are always on the sexy side, they also have a touch of humor to them. In 2008, she went as “cookies”, while he dressed up as a carton of milk.

Katy Perry

Katy Perry Loves Halloween

The singer is also one of the celebrities who love Halloween, and her favorite costume ideas seem to be inspired by pop culture. Perry dressed as a vampire in 2012, but her other famous costumes include Freddy Mercury and Jane Lane, accompanying Shannon Woodward as Daria. Perry’s dedication to the costumes always help her stand out.

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Fergie Loves Halloween

Finding the perfect balance between sexy and fun, Fergie also seems to be a big fan of Halloween. On her own, she can dress up as a sexy leopard or Lindsay Lohan, but the couples costumes she chooses with husband Josh Duhamel are even more inspired. The two rocked a cool Day of the Dead combo in 2013 and perfectly paired Elvira with Riff Raff from “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”.

Kate Beckinsale

Kate Beckinsale Loves Halloween

The English-born actress is also a big fan of the holiday, and she mostly goes for couples costumes with her director husband Len Wiseman. She was the Bride to his Frankenstein’s monster, and the she-devil to his dark prince, but she also stood out on her own as Little Red Riding Hood and Wonder Woman. Unlike many other celebrities who love Halloween, Kate Beckinsale doesn’t just get dressed up for parties, she actually trick or treats with her children.

Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus Loves Halloween

After committing to a full face paint job in 2011, Miley Cyrus went in a sexier direction with her costumes since. In 2012, the singer decided to dress up as Nicky Minaj, and for the 2013 Halloween party she replicated Lil Kim’s infamous 1999 MTV Video Music Awards outfit.

Nicole Richie

Nicole Richie Loves Halloween

From a sophisticated Catwoman to “Jenny from the Block”, Nicole Richie plenty of good ideas for party outfits. She one of the celebrities who love Halloween and focus on giving their children the best experience. Richie wore a pink tutu to go trick or tricking with her daughter, and she also dressed as Jesse from “Toy Story” in 2010.

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Ellen Degeneres

Ellen Degeneres Loves Halloween

Ellen’s Halloween costumes are usually epic, and the talk show host made a perfect Nicki Minaj and Sofia Vergara and her wardrobe malfunction from her 2012 Emmys. She also dressed up as pregnant Jennifer Lopez, 2011 YouTube sensation Sophia Grace and even as Oprah Winfrey’s O magazine cover.

Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton Loves Halloween

Not one to miss a good Halloween party, Paris Hilton has always went for the sexy look. She’s definitely one of the celebrities who love Halloween, and her costume collection even includes pop culture references like Miley Cyrus’s MTV VMA 2012 teddy bear onesie.