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57 Fierce Halloween Costumes For Girls Who Rock

Get it, girls!
10/09/2015 10:04am ET

The world of Halloween costumes sends some pretty harmful messages to kids. This is particularly true for options marketed to girls, from the disturbingly sexualized outfits to the lack of career-based costumes to the almost exclusive emphasis on "pretty princesses."

While there's certainly nothing wrong with wanting to wear a princess costume for Halloween, kids have limitless imaginations and deserve more options.

Here are 57 fierce costume ideas that can empower girls -- and boys, too, of course! From female icons to superheroes to beloved literary heroines, these outfits bring the Halloween costume game to the next level.

Check out our Halloween costumes ideas for babies, pregnant women, twins, couples, and more.

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Katniss Everdeen
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Frida Kahlo
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Sally Ride
Kelli Dahl
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Slash
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Wednesday Addams
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Doc McStuffins
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Pippi Longstocking
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Rosie the Riveter
Emily Snyder Collins
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Hillary Clinton
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The Sanderson Sisters
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Roller Derby Girl
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Junie B. Jones
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Jane Fonda
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Audrey Hepburn
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Effie Trinket
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Amelia Earhart
Jillian Baden Bershtein
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Ace Ventura
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Mother Nature
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Nicki Minaj
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Dalek Caan
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Rockford Peach
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Jessie The Yodeling Cowgirl
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Maleficent
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Astrid Hofferson
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Cyndi Lauper
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Braveheart
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Big Bad Wolf
Andrea Loveday-Brown
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Wonder Woman
Bernadette Amaya
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Medusa
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Raven
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Mad Hatter
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Rita Repulsa
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R2-D2
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Ursula the Sea Witch
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Sally Finkelstein
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The Red Queen
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Avatar
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Biker Chick
Elsje Harker
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Merida
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Eagle
Holly Bowman Jones
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The Joker
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Dee Snider
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Superhero
Sara Gavin
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Cruella de Vil
Sara Lewis
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The Hulk
Staci Rivera
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Dorothy/The Wicked Witch
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Amelia Earhart
Melissa Swanberg
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Lady Tremaine
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Link
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Darth Vader
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Thor
Liz Vergin
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Zombie Princess Anna
Theresa Zavala
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Rainbow Brite
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Yoda
Kat Herzog
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Unicorn
Lesley Carrigan
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The Tin Man
Tamara Fitzwater
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Cowgirl
Kim Hildenbrand

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