// October 24, 2012 – November 3, 2012


And the winner is…

Anna Swiczeniuk with her whimsical half bride and half groom costume inspired by an old Vaudeville dance act! Who says you need a man to make you happy? Anna has won $500 credit to spend online at American Apparel!

+FAN Anna and hype her looks: lookbook.nu/swiczeniuk

Anna Swiczeniuk as "Half Bride Half Groom," SPOOKBOOK.nu Grand Prize Winner

Congrats to our 3 Second Prize Winners and 10 Runner-ups below!

Mariana Soares Branco as "Teenage Ursula," Second Prize Winner

Anita Anti as "Alice in Dark Wonderland," Second Prize Winner

Olivia Harrison as "Morticia," Second Prize Winner

Zoltán Szilágyi as "Victor Van Dort," Runner-up

Klaudia Klara as "Skeleton," Runner-up

Breanne S. as "Cheetah," Runner-up

Bobby Raffin as "16 Year Old Dreamer from Wonderland," Runner-up

Tim M. as "Conan O'Brien/Conan the Barbarian," Runner-up

Pati Bukowska as "The Ring," Runner-up

Lily L. as "Winnie Cooper," Runner-up

Daniela Ramirez as "The Walking Dead," Runner-up

Savina N. as "Paper Doll," Runner-up

Kadri Sammel as "The Naiad," Runner-up

Thanks so much to all who entered—it was so fun seeing all your creative costumes. We look forward to seeing what you come up with next year!

American Apparel x SPOOKBOOK.nu Halloween is back!

Ruby Tanja as "Burton's Doll," winner of the 2011 SPOOKBOOK Halloween Contest

It's that time of year again! Halloween is always the best time to see the LOOKBOOK.nu SPOOKBOOK.nu community at its most creative!

We were blown away by your innovative costumes last year, and we're stoked to see what you're going to come up with this time around.

We're proud to once again partner with our homies at American Apparel to bring you this year's SPOOKBOOK.nu Halloween Costume Contest. Simply show us your Halloween outfit and you'll be entered to win $500 Credit from americanapparel.com.

There's plenty of prizes to go around: 3 Second Prize winners will also get $250 Credit and 10 Runner-ups will get $100 Credit.

Contest entries will be judged by LOOKBOOK.nu and American Apparel staff. We will be looking for do-it-yourself creativity & originality, attention to details, and presentation.

How to enter

  • Click the "Submit" button below to post a look that features your fabulous Halloween costume!
  • Optional: Indicate the DIY items in your look. For bonus points, tell us in the description about your costume's "concept" and how you put it all together.

Contest rules

  • We're collecting entries from Oct 24 through Nov 2, 2012. No entries will be accepted after 23:59:59 PDT.
  • Contest entries must abide by LOOKBOOK.nu's standard rules for posting.
  • All winners will be chosen by American Apparel and LOOKBOOK.nu staff who will take into consideration the overall quality, originality and creativity of the entries, the amount of hype received, and the interestingness of the written descriptions.
  • Contest entries DO NOT need to include American Apparel items.
  • No purchase is necessary to enter this contest, and a purchase will not increase chances of winning. Odds of winning will depend on the total number of entries received. Void where prohibited. Total ARV for all prizes: $2,250.


1st Place (1 Winner): $500 americanapparel.com Credit

2nd Place (3 Winners): $250 americanapparel.com Credit

Runner-ups (10 Winners): $100 americanapparel.com Credit


Can I submit more than one look?

Yes, you may submit more than one look to increase your chances of winning. However, no contestant will be chosen to win more than one prize.

Do I have to include American Apparel items in my entry(s)?

Not at all. As long as your Halloween is unique and interesting, you're eligible to win.

We don't have an American Apparel in my country, can I still enter?

Yes. The American Apparel credits are for the AA online store at americanapparel.com, which ships internationally.

How do I enter if I am not a LOOKBOOK.nu member?

If you haven't heard, LB is an open community! Become a lookbooker by signing up here.

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