Dress Like One of These 2018 Versions of Cardi B for Halloween This Year

Lead Photo: Art by Alan López for Remezcla
Art by Alan López for Remezcla
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2018 was a huge year for Cardi B’s career. She released her debut album, became the first female rapper with three No. 1 singles on Billboard’s Hot 100, and had a childhood photo take off as one of the year’s biggest memes. It’s likely that as October 31 approaches, many of you will want to channel the Trini-Dominican rapper for Halloween, but because Cardi had so many interesting and noteworthy moments this year, you might find yourself feeling a little overwhelmed.

Luckily, we’ve got some ideas for you and a guide to how to achieve the look. While it’d be difficult to copy Cardi’s looks to the tee (she wears a lot of designer duds and embellished clothing), we found options that capture her outfits. Check them out below.

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The Leather Look

Art by Alan López for Remezcla

With a long pink wig and all-leather look, Cardi posted an outfit that showed off her bold, daring style. While it’s not one of her most popular looks, it’s an easy look to pull off and one that captures the kind of fun Cardi likes to have with fashion.

Get the look with a pleather jacket, a pleather skirt, and a long wig.


The Cardi Meme

Art by Alan López for Remezcla

One of Cardi’s most popular photos of the year came from her childhood. It resonated with so many people because Cardi’s pose – her hand placed on her hip and a know-it-all face – reminded people of the times their siblings or cousins (or themselves) were about to tell on someone.

This is a fairly uncomplicated outfit to pull off; as a matter of fact, you may already own some of the items.

Get the look with a button down and a two-piece tracksuit. Don’t forget that the facial expression is half the costume


The Puffy Burgundy Dress

Art by Alan López for Remezcla

At the iHeartRadio Awards, where she won the best new hip-hop artist award, Cardi wore a burgundy Christian Siriano dress. While it’d be difficult to copy this exact look, you can emulate it with a little creativity.

Get the look with a burgundy tank top and one puffy tutu (or layer a few together to get the tiered effect).


The Album Cover Look

Art by Alan López for Remezcla

Cardi B’s debut album, Invasion of Privacy, dropped this year, and with it, we got an iconic cover. Cardi wore a checkered leather jacket, white sunglasses, and highlighter yellow hair.

Get the look with a checkered jacket, sunglasses, and a bright yellow wig.


The Princess Diana Tribute

Art by Alan López for Remezcla

In this blue-hued outfit, Cardi wears a long Princess Di shirt, which she pairs with a jean jacket and blue knee-high boots.

Get the look with a tee, boots, and a jean jacket.