Monday 16 October 2017

Heidi Klum's clone Halloween costume cost $10m to produce

Model Heidi Klum (3rd L) reveals her costume during Heidi Klum's 17th Annual Halloween Party
Model Heidi Klum (3rd L) reveals her costume during Heidi Klum's 17th Annual Halloween Party
Model Heidi Klum (3rd R) reveals her costume during Heidi Klum's 17th Annual Halloween Party sponsored by SVEDKA Vodka at Vandal on October 31, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Heidi Klum)
Model Heidi Klum (3rd R) reveals her costume during Heidi Klum's 17th Annual Halloween Party sponsored by SVEDKA Vodka at Vandal on October 31, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Heidi Klum)
Model Heidi Klum arrives at Heidi Klum's 7th Annual Halloween Party at Privilege on October 31, 2006 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
Heidi Klum attends Heidi Klum's 2010 Halloween Party at Lavo on October 31, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)
Heidi Klum attends Heidi Klum's 16th Annual Halloween Party sponsored by GSN's Hellevator And SVEDKA Vodka At LAVO New York on October 31, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Heidi Klum)
TV personality/supermodel Heidi Klum attends her 9th annual Halloween party presented by Absolut 100 at 1 OAK on October 31, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Joe Corrigan/Getty Images)
Event chair Heidi Klum arrives for amfAR's Inspiration Gala Los Angeles at Milk Studios in Hollywood, California
Overdrive: Model Heidi Klum hosts a spectacular Halloween party every year where guests wear elaborate costumes. This Cleopatra outfit, made especially for her, is from 2012 Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Heidi Klum
Victoria's Secret Angel Heidi Klum walks the runaway during the 2008 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show
Heidi Klum (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Heidi Klum wearing white Victoria's Secret heavenly lace unlined demi and bikini (Photo by KMazur/WireImage)
Heidi Klum gets ready for her annual Halloween party
Heidi Klum attends Shutterfly Presents Heidi Klum's 14th Annual Halloween Party sponsored by SVEDKA Vodka and smartwater at Marquee on October 31, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Heidi Klum)
Heidi Klum gets ready for her annual Halloween party
Model Heidi Klum (3rd R) reveals her costume during Heidi Klum's 17th Annual Halloween Party sponsored by SVEDKA Vodka at Vandal on October 31, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Heidi Klum)
Caitlin McBride

Caitlin McBride

Heidi Klum's inventive Halloween costume reportedly cost $10m to produce.

We always knew looking like a supermodel didn't come cheap, but this is excessive.

The former Victoria's Secret Angel (43) who is famed for her OTT Halloween costumes upped the ante on Monday when she marked the holiday by "cloning" herself six times.

Klum spent a fortune on prosthetics, wigs, hair stylists and makeup artists to get her five look-a-likes clone ready.

Model Heidi Klum (3rd R) reveals her costume during Heidi Klum's 17th Annual Halloween Party sponsored by SVEDKA Vodka at Vandal on October 31, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Heidi Klum)
Model Heidi Klum (3rd R) reveals her costume during Heidi Klum's 17th Annual Halloween Party sponsored by SVEDKA Vodka at Vandal on October 31, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Heidi Klum)

Mike Marino of Prosthetic Renaissance told TooFab said he used a crew of seven people and cost an estimated $10m, saying it was "tons of work, it's like doing Heidi 5 times.

He worked with members of Klum's team to make the project work, which took months to complete.

In order to "clone" her, they made a master cast of her face and each model wore a special mask from that made to look nearly identical to Heidi, who is now a judge on America's Got Talent.

Anyone can actually be Heidi if they wear this mask. But, the eye shapes of each girl will show through. That I cannot change. There's really only one Heidi, and her eyes tell it all," he said.

Heidi Klum attends Heidi Klum's 16th Annual Halloween Party sponsored by GSN's Hellevator And SVEDKA Vodka At LAVO New York on October 31, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Heidi Klum)
Heidi Klum attends Heidi Klum's 16th Annual Halloween Party sponsored by GSN's Hellevator And SVEDKA Vodka At LAVO New York on October 31, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Heidi Klum)

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