After two years of canceling her annual Halloween bash, mannequin Heidi Klum returned to the spooky highlight Monday dressed as a large worm.
The flowery costume was composed of lifelike prosthetics overlaying her from head to toe — and “took several months” to make.
Klum’s twenty first annual Halloween celebration was held on the Sake No Hana restaurant in New York Metropolis’s Moxy lodge within the Decrease East Facet, in response to Web page Six. Klum arrived not-quite hand in hand with husband Tom Kaulitz, who was dressed because the fisherman that caught her.
“I don’t want to let my Halloween fans down, or myself,” Klum informed ET forward of the bash. “Because it’s an internal challenge with myself every year to come up with something amazing, something unexpected. I feel like I’ve achieved that this year, now I just really hope it works.”
Klum has a protracted historical past of dressing up in elaborate costumes and famously adores Halloween. From Woman Godiva in 2001 and the Hindu goddess Kali in 2008 to a skinless corpse in 2011 and a steampunk-inspired alien in 2019, the German-born mannequin has by no means phoned it in.
“This costume took a very long time. It took several months,” Klum informed ET about this yr’s worm costume, including that she “wanted to be a tree” for final yr’s canceled bash however then “thought that would be difficult to do, so I started thinking outside the box.”
Klum writhed on the pink carpet for photographers when she arrived with Kaulitz, a fellow German nationwide and drummer from Tokio Lodge, whose costume included a lacking eye he proverbially misplaced within the technique of angling Klum out of the water.
“Having so many prosthetics on, in the past — you go through waves,” Klum informed ET. “There’s moments where I’m like, ‘OK, I can do this,’ and then it’s like, ‘Oh my God, get it off, get it off!’ ’Cause, it’s essentially all stuck on you. It’s not something you can take off like a hat.”
Klum informed ET she prefers to host her Halloween events in New York as a result of individuals in Los Angeles go to mattress too early. She stated “in New York, they really party, they’re up all night, five, six o’clock in the morning — this is more my speed! And for Halloween, I need a real night out with everyone.”
Whereas their celebrations remained non-public, Klum filmed her 10-hour preparation course of for Amazon Reside and posted some footage on Instagram. The celebration, which was sponsored by Prime Video, lured figures like Elon Musk and his mom, Ice-T and Coco Austin, and Heather Graham.