October 31: The one night every year you can depart from your actual identity and don a costume.

Halloween is almost here, but have no fear, there are plenty of Halloween costume ideas out there which you can easily find in a store or make at home.

Some people opt for funny, while others draw from pop culture. Some keep it traditional and go for a scary idea. The best part is that on Halloween, you can be whoever you want to be.

Here are some top Halloween costume ideas for 2011 for adults.