7 Feminist Halloween Costume Ideas

Remember that scene in Sex and the City when Miranda is trying to find a Halloween costume? "The only two choices for women: witch, and sexy kitten," she says. This year, I will not choose! Here are 7 ideas for alternatives to the witch/kitten dilemma.

Witch or Kitten?

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Remember that scene in Sex and the City when Miranda is trying to find a Halloween costume? "The only two choices for women: witch, and sexy kitten," she says. This year, I will not choose! Here are 7 ideas for alternatives to the witch/kitten dilemma.

Wendy Davis

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The hard part about this costume is preparing 12 hours' worth of talking points, but the easy part is the set of Saucony sneakers.

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Jessa Johansson

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You will finally have a way to wear that large bird-like bustier thing in your closet. Or, you can pair your kimono with a high bun. Alternatively, go naked (bathtub optional) and blow snot rockets.

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Frida Kahlo

It may be too late for you to grow in your brows fully before Halloween, but you can always fill them in. Wear big earrings, bright colors, flowers in your hair, and practice the intense gaze. You may find your Diego!

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Billie Jean King

You'll need the glasses from last year's Walter White costume and a mullet wig that you may grow to love. Tennis whites complete the look.

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Oprah

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Wear your hair big and your confidence even bigger. You get the chance to exclaim, "Hell-ooooooo!" all evening. And your best pal can go as Gayle. And your best bald friend can be Stedman.

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Gloria Steinem

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This Halloween, you too can pull off Queen Gloria's trademark sunglasses. Or, you can use last year's sexy bunny costume to emulate Steinem's time reporting undercover in the Playboy mansion. Either way, go by "Ms."

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Tavi Gevinson

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Emulate the eternally cool and smart 17-year-old Rookie editor. The options are limitless: her blue hair? Her penchant for awesome glasses? Her new blonde bangs? Pull it off with a smile, humility, and pizzazz.

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