Halloween may be just around the corner, but many are still searching for that last-minute costume for the hottest party in town.

On the celebrity front, expect Nicki Minaj, Charlie Sheen, and Lady Gaga inspired costumes to be hits on the dance floor.

Partygoers are also expected to wear costumes a la non-celebrity newsmakers like Casey Anthony and Amanda Knox.

Slutty nurse, cop, and cowboy costumes aside, there are still some simple and whimsical costumes that can be whipped up at the last minute.

Here are the top 10 last-minute costume ideas for Halloween weekend.

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