Nicki Minaj Halloween Costume: A How-To Guide

Erika Brooks Adickman | October 25, 2011 8:45 pm

Pop stars and outrageous outfits go hand in hand, which makes it oh-so easy to dress up as one for Halloween. Having trouble deciding which artist to choose from? We’re back to help you handpick the most iconic ensembles from 2011 and give you some tips on how to recreate them. As always, save us a fun-size candy bar from your trick-or-treat bag as thanks. (Just no, Smarties please!)

Today, we’ll walk you through how to add a splash of pink to your Halloween bash with our Nicki Minaj costume guide. Jump below to check it out.

“Super Bass” Nicki Minaj:


Here’s what you’ll need:

  • A pink wig (like this one from Nicki’s site)
  • White rib tank top or men’s undershirt
  • Distressed jean cutoffs (be sure to roll them down like the Harajuku Barbie)
  • Hot pink Doc Martens
  • And of course a prominently displayed yellow push-up bra (like this sassy lady from Victoria’s Secret) with matching undies.

MTV VMA Barbie:

What you’ll need:

Pink Friday Minaj:

What you’ll need:

  • Once again, a pink Nicki wig
  • Either replicate the rapper’s outfit with a sparkly bustier and silver tutu or opt for a silver, shiny dress like this.
  • Pink platform lace-up ankle boots (these should be a close enough match)
  • Silver beaded cuff bracelets

To sell that your her Minajesty, be sure to blink a lot and to make tons of crazy faces all night. And don’t forget to slip into at least one of Nicki’s alter egos mid-conversation.

Check back with us next week for another how-to Halloween costume guide — and be sure to send us pics of your fantastic pop star costumes for a chance to win a $50 iTunes gift card!