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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.

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 Halloween Party 2001
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 Halloween Party 2002
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

Heidi Klum Halloween Party 2003
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

Heidi Klum Halloween Party 2004
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

Heidi Klum Halloween Party 2005
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

Heidi Klum Halloween Party 2006
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

Heidi Klum Halloween Party 2007
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

Heidi Klum Halloween Party 2008
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

Heidi Klum Halloween Party 2009
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

Heidi Klum Halloween Party 2010
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

Heidi Klum Halloween Party 2011
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's 12th Annual Halloween Party
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

Heidi Klum Halloween Party 2012
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

Heidi Klum Halloween Party 2013
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

Heidi Klum Halloween Party 2014
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

Heidi Klum Halloween Party 2015
*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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