If you're anything like us, you love looking through photos of celebrities' Halloween costumes every year. From the funny ensembles to the seriously spooky get-ups, it's always fun to pour over pics of the elaborate and over-the-top outfits stars put together for the holiday. But have you ever stopped to think why a star chose one costume over another – especially when they have tons of choices to pick from?
Well, sometimes celebs' Halloween looks reference more than just ghosts and witches, and actually hint at playful nods to their film roles, TV characters, and real-life personalities. We decided to decode some stars' past costumes, and you'll love the hidden and clever meanings.
Click through the gallery to find out some of the coolest meanings we've taken away from stars' past costumes. Then, make sure to let us know which is your fave by commenting below!