By InStyle Staff
Updated Oct 05, 2012 @ 11:58 am
2012 Halloween costume ideas
Credit: Cr Charles Sykes/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank, Paul Adao/, HBO

Halloween parties will be here before you know it, and the pressure is on to come up with a smart, fun (and easy!) costume. Need ideas? Take inspiration from the best pop-culture characters of the year. Click "See the Photos" to find the perfect look for you and your friends.