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Heidi Klum is the queen of Halloween! See her best costumes through the years

by Rachel Greenberg / / Source: TODAY

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When you throw the hottest annual Halloween party in town, your costume better be just as good.

Heidi Klum not only hosts the dress-up spectacular of the season, she always makes sure to bring her A-game with an amazing ensemble that often renders her unrecognizable. From a gigantic butterfly to a creepy cadaver, the reining queen of the costume scene always manages to blow us away — and we can’t wait to see what she wears this year.

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Since no one in Hollywood does Halloween better than Klum, we’re honoring her creativity by featuring the supermodel’s most fabulous looks through the years. Which is your favorite?

2001: Lady Godiva

 Heidi Klum is a true goddess as Lady Godiva in 2001. WireImage

Talk about making an entrance. Klum showed up at her first annual fete on the back of a horse, just like the legend of Lady Godiva. Her bloody countess costume included an all-white ensemble and long golden locks. All that was missing was Peeping Tom!

2002: Betty Boop

 Heidi Klum is singing "Boop-Oop-A-Doop" as the famous cartoon character. Getty Images

Klum brought the cartoon character to life with a black wig, vampy red dress and plenty of bling. Her over-the-top eyelashes were our favorite part of this Betty Boop portrayal.

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2003: Alien

 This golden look is out of this world! Getty Images

The golden girl took a journey to outerspace in 2003, bringing back a fully gilded look complete with metallic armor and a fierce helmet.

2004: Red witch

 Not your average Halloween witch! Getty Images

Always an original, Klum put her own spin on the classic witch costume, complete with an all-red outfit, hair and hat — plus a skeleton in place of a broom. Was this the inspiration for "Game of Thrones" red witch? Either way, we’re bloody scared of this sexy sorcerer.

2005: Vampire

 She wants to suck your blood ... and throw the Halloween party of the year. Getty Images

Klum took the bloodsucking beast to a new level, with fangs, thigh-high boots and a bleeding heart. We're sure this glammed-up version of the undead was a total hit at her annual event.

2006: Garden of Eden

 She's the apple of our eye every Halloween. Getty Images

A pregnant Klum found the perfect way to conceal her baby bump — inside a giant apple costume! The model made a compelling case for living in sin, incorporating a slithering serpent into her Garden of Eden-inspired get-up.

2007: Cat

 Meow! Klum gets extra points for realistic texture. Getty Images

In 2007, her post-baby body was on full display, in a velvety cat suit that played to the supermodel’s curves. While this may have been the most tame of Klum’s Halloween looks, her spot-on makeup and perfectly placed fangs were all pretty darn purr-fect.

2008: Kali

 Her mic drop of a costume. Getty Images

Klum’s interpretation of multi-armed Hindu goddess Kali was as over-the-top as it gets. While we prefer Klum looking like a modern day goddess, this blue skin, skull-wearing, bloody-head carrying version is certainly a sight to behold.

2009: Crow

 Now that's a couple costume. Getty Images

They say birds of a feather flock together — and Klum kept to the adage by showing up to her party in matching crow get-ups with then-partner Seal. Their black feathers and oversized beaks made these cumbersome costumes a hit.

2010: Transformer

 Klum spared no expense for this high-tech look. Getty Images

Klum makes a convincing superhero! Her red and purple Transformer costume was a robot-lover’s dream. Between the hair, makeup and extravagant ensemble (which made her 8 feet tall), she had transformed beyond recognition by the time she stepped onto the red carpet.

2011: Cadaver

 Did this corpse run away from a museum exhibit? FilmMagic

Klum celebrated Halloween on both coasts in 2011, showing up to her Vegas party as a cadaver. The model was wheeled into Tao nightclub on an autopsy table, just in case the “dead body” look didn’t freak you out enough!

2011: Ape

 Heidi Klum and Seal just monkey-ing around. Getty Images

Back in NYC, Heidi donned the most realistic ape outfit we’ve ever seen. In a matching look with Seal, the model was covered in fur and even donned a pair of synthetic ape boobs and a lifelike mask. My, what big ears you have!

2012: Cleopatra

 Her makeup is a work of art. AP

After Hurricane Sandy, Klum hit pause on Halloween in 2012, postponing her NYC party until December. While the model sparkled from head-to-toe in a glittery gown, cape and headdress, the standout section of this costume was certainly her face, which was covered in hundreds of crystals.

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2013: Old lady

 Now we know what Heidi Klum will look like in her 90s. Getty Images

Heidi outdid herself in 2013 with a make-under that made her tough to recognize! Complete with varicose veins, wrinkly skin, silver locks and a cane, Klum took granny-chic to a new level.

2014: Butterfly

 Simply beautiful! Getty Images

Klum transformed into a butterfly, displaying vibrantly colored wings and literal “bug eyes” for her annual bash. While we suspect the rainbow-bright body paint took hours to apply, the end result was truly a treat.

2015: Jessica Rabbit

 *cartoon eyes pop* Getty Images

To achieve the curvaceous figure of fictional character Jessica Rabbit, Klum spent hours in prosthetic fittings leading up to her annual fete. With on-point hair and makeup to top it all off, this va-va-voom look was one of Klum’s best.

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