"Catwoman" (search) may have bombed at the box office, but Halle Berry's skimpy garb is red hot for Halloween.

With only days remaining before holiday fetes, sex-kitten shoppers are snapping up barely-there catsuits.

The feline fashion satisfies essential partygoer criteria: It's both trendy and tarty.

"She's sexy and powerful, and she likes to beat guys up," said Melanie Bou, 24, a fashion merchandiser who was eyeing the $49.99 suit in Manhattan.

Those who believe ghouls prefer blondes are grabbing Paris Hilton (search)-esque outfits -- complete with small stuffed pooches that look like Hilton's teacup pup Tinkerbell.

"You love her, but you also hate her -- but you've got to admit she's hot," said Kerry Boyen, 27, of Long Island, N.Y.

Other hot sellers include bling-encrusted pimp and rapper costumes, sexy cop outfits and masks of select politicos.

President Bush's likeness is gathering dust, while shoppers say they can barely keep John Kerry's (search) face in stock. And Kobe Bryant (search) masks are also selling fast.

"It used to be enough to be a witch, nurse or French maid, But now people are going out for laughs and to make a statement," said Schuyler Brown, a trend-spotter at ad agency Euro RSCG.

Be on the lookout for Donald Trump (search) and Dr. Phil (search), Eminem (search) imitating Michael Jackson (search), Britney (search) the bride and even Lindsay Lohan's (search) chest, Brown said.

Young trick-or-treaters are as in tune with popular culture as adult masqueraders. Following the summer success of "Spider-Man 2," (search) the web-slinger costume is the number-one favorite among kids -- according to the National Retail Federation.