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Lauren Conrad has finally revealed her DIY Halloween look, and it may bring you back to a 2012 Kim Kardashian number. While Kim did not prick her fingertips sewing her own sequined train, Conrad provides a step-by-step on how to make her intricately shelled mermaid costume and steal the show at whatever type of Halloween event you may be attending. This is not one for the lazy.