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Courting controversy

No. 18: In 2008, Heidi went all out as Kali, the Hindu goddess of destruction. With a base of a blue bodysuit (and matching face paint), it was all about the accessories, which included heads, hands, red beady eyes, and a sword. While it was a memorable look, it wasn’t a winner for everyone. Her portrayal of the deity with vampire fangs and a skirt made of severed bloody hands upset Hindu leaders. Offending people with your costume puts it at the bottom of the list. (Photo: Joe Kohen/WireImage)

Heidi Klum's Halloween costume countdown

Suzy Byrne
Editor, Yahoo Entertainment & Lifestyle

Supermodel Heidi Klum sure sinks her teeth into Halloween. Not only is her annual spooky soiree a hot ticket, but her costumes, which she starts working on months in advance, are always a must-see. However, some are better than others, so we decided to rank them — from fun and festive to over-the-top awesome.

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