Joan Didion once wrote, “There is no real way to deal with everything we lose.” So it was for fans around the globe when Zayn Malik made the sudden (though unsurprising) decision to quit One Direction earlier this year in the middle of a world tour. And while it was a deep, heartbreaking loss for Directioners everywhere, Zayn unwittingly turned himself into a topical Halloween costume for 2015 by repeatedly making headlines world-wide.

But herein lies the problem with the former One Direction member: Zayn is a style chameleon, often transitioning from look to look with unfettered ease. He doesn't have one singular iconic outfit known to the masses, because he looks good in everything. Not even his hair remains the same for too long: He's styled it every which way possible, he's dyed it multiple colors and he's varied its length repeatedly over the years. He is unafraid, and it's beautiful, but what does that mean for those of us trying to replicate his Look? Admittedly, there is no true way to take on Zayn's immaculate likeness without undergoing extensive plastic surgery. So where do we go from here?

Well, worry not: From a literal mask of his face (obvious is, sometimes, good and necessary) to some temporary tattoos inspired by Zayn's own ink, we've selected an array of items that should make your costume choice quite clear.

Check out the above gallery to get the Zayn Malik look.

Celebrity Halloween Costumes