Bravo, ma'am.

Bravo, ma'am.

DMN Staff

You don't have to ask Oak Lawn to bring it; and, it's not just Halloween: Cedar Springs stays fierce 365 days a year. But, the annual block party produces some of the city's very best costumes each October. This year, Dallas Morning News photographers took over 1,100 photos of revelers, which you can browse in full here and here

But, say you don't have time to sift through a thousand photos. Perhaps you need inspiration for the coming Halloween weekend. Save time by browsing some of our favorites and top trends from #HalloweenBlockParty2015.

Merfolk

Elsa can move on over because this year's fiercest Disney princess is Ariel. Scroll through for more Mer-magic. 

Calavera Collaborations

Sugar skulls and skeletons are definitely on trend, and there were tons of fantastic costumes straight from the Dia De Los Muertos boneyard. We gave this couple a nod for incorporating her bump, which pulls off creepy and cute simultaneously. 

Photos from the Oaklawn Halloween Block Party in Dallas on Oct. 24, 2015.

Photos from the Oaklawn Halloween Block Party in Dallas on Oct. 24, 2015.

DMN Staff

Frida K

We're pretty sure the dude on the left is a Deadhead, which is a nice spin on Dia De Los Muertos, but colorful Frida Kahlo puts this group over the top. 

Photos from the Oaklawn Halloween Block Party in Dallas on Oct. 24, 2015.

Photos from the Oaklawn Halloween Block Party in Dallas on Oct. 24, 2015.

DMN Staff


Now, that's commitment.

Watch where you put that crucifix, bro. 

Photos from the Oaklawn Halloween Block Party in Dallas on Oct. 24, 2015.

Photos from the Oaklawn Halloween Block Party in Dallas on Oct. 24, 2015.

DMN Staff


Swipe right for DIY costumes

98 percent match for effort, creativity and pulling off a six-person group costume. 

Photos from the Oaklawn Halloween Block Party in Dallas on Oct. 24, 2015.

Photos from the Oaklawn Halloween Block Party in Dallas on Oct. 24, 2015.

DMN Staff

Chanel

He's got fab in the bag. 

Photos from the Oaklawn Halloween Block Party in Dallas on Oct. 24, 2015.

Photos from the Oaklawn Halloween Block Party in Dallas on Oct. 24, 2015.

DMN Staff

Handsome and haunted

You've heard of having a monkey on your back? How about a specter on your shoulders?

Photos from the Oaklawn Halloween Block Party in Dallas on Oct. 24, 2015.

Photos from the Oaklawn Halloween Block Party in Dallas on Oct. 24, 2015.

Cereal Killers

They had us at the pun, but the plastic knives stabbed up a second laugh. 

Photos from the Oaklawn Halloween Block Party in Dallas on Oct. 24, 2015.

Photos from the Oaklawn Halloween Block Party in Dallas on Oct. 24, 2015.

Turnt

Is she a unicorn or just headed to Electric Daisy Carnival? Either way, she's got it turnt up to 11.

Photos from the Oaklawn Halloween Block Party in Dallas on Oct. 24, 2015.

Photos from the Oaklawn Halloween Block Party in Dallas on Oct. 24, 2015.

DMN Staff

Rock the Khalasar

Sure, Khal Drogo got George R. R. Martin'd a long time ago, but the cut over the eye is serious commitment to authenticity. 

Photos from the Oaklawn Halloween Block Party in Dallas on Oct. 24, 2015.

Photos from the Oaklawn Halloween Block Party in Dallas on Oct. 24, 2015.

DMN Staff

Wintry Wardrobes

Narnia, Frozen or just simply an ode to winter, scroll through for icy inspiration. 

Corpse Weddings

Killer makeup and costume choices by the first couple; but, scroll through to see a fantastic wedding day Beetlejuice and Lydia as well. 

Meta Marilyn

Costumes, props, an artist and his muse: They thought of everything. 

Photos from the Oaklawn Halloween Block Party in Dallas on Oct. 24, 2015.

Photos from the Oaklawn Halloween Block Party in Dallas on Oct. 24, 2015.

Just .. yes

This woman's rendition of Nicki Minaj Beez In the Trap.

Photos from the Oaklawn Halloween Block Party in Dallas on Oct. 24, 2015.

Photos from the Oaklawn Halloween Block Party in Dallas on Oct. 24, 2015.

DMN Staff

Serving Grey Gardens realness

Photos from the Oaklawn Halloween Block Party in Dallas on Oct. 24, 2015.

Photos from the Oaklawn Halloween Block Party in Dallas on Oct. 24, 2015.

Rock Paper Scissors FTW

Photos from the Oaklawn Halloween Block Party in Dallas on Oct. 24, 2015.

Photos from the Oaklawn Halloween Block Party in Dallas on Oct. 24, 2015.

Sweetie, darling

These two are absolutely fabulous.

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