Halloween costumes are fun to create. You can find many items to wear with your Halloween costume in your own home or at your area thrift store. Creating costumes can be inexpensive and a lot of fun to make and wear. You’ll find that some of these will even work as last minute Halloween costume ideas.
Here are 25 costume ideas to inspire you to make your own costume this year. It can be quite simple to put together a costume and after settling on one, search the websites of online Halloween retailers to find your costume. You may get some more ideas. Use your imagination and creativity when making a costume, as this makes the costume unique and truly yours.
Dracula: For this scary costume you will need a pair of black pants, a long-sleeved white shirt, a black jacket, and a white vest. He wears a black collared cape and a gold necklace. Slick your hair back with hair gel. Wear pale face makeup, dark eyes and bloody lips with blood also dripping from the mouth and of course vampire teeth.
To the witch: You will need a long black dress with long sleeves, a witch hat, black shoes and a broom. Wear green and gray face makeup and dark gray lipstick. A fake wart on the nose would also help. Blacken some of your teeth for a really ugly effect.
Tom Sawyer: Wear dungarees that look worn, a boring plaid shirt, and be sure to go barefoot. Put a straw hat on your head and chew on a piece of straw that is somewhat long. You can also add freckles to your checks and make your feet look dirty.
to the genius: You will need a pair of baggy pants that sit tight around the ankles and a matching tank top or vest. Wear a brightly colored scarf as a belt tied around your waist. Wear wide bracelets on your arms and large loop earrings. go barefoot Make a cloth turban and add a large plastic jewel to the front of the turban with cloth glue. If you can’t find the pants this outfit calls for, wear a pair of baggy pants and tie them up to the ankles with a colorful ribbon and make the pants look puffy.
Instead of a turban, you can collect your hair in a ponytail on top of your head. Add some shine to your hair. Place a thin scarf at the bottom of your face.
Peter Pan: Using dark green fabric, make a tunic that hits above the knee and has a ragged hem and ragged sleeves. Wear opaque black or green tights, a black belt, and black shoes. Make a hat out of the green fabric and add a feather to the hat. Tuck a dagger under your belt and you’re Peter Pan.
igor: For this costume you will need an oversized lab coat or long-sleeved white shirt. Place the stuffing in a pillowcase and sew it to the inside of the shirt for the hump. (You can also use Velcro to keep it in place.) Wear a pair of tattered pants with holes in the knee areas. For a belt, use a string and tie it in the front. A boring old t-shirt that is torn at the neck, sleeve, and hem looks great. Bring a jar of brown colored water (use food colouring) with a piece of cauliflower for the brain. Shaving your head and walking stooped… shaving your head is optional.
Jack and the magic beans: For this costume, dress in green and wrap yourself in wired silk ivy from head to toe. Using a straw hat, glue cotton balls to the hat for a cloud effect. A sprig of ivy should come out of the top of the hat. Make a robe for a Ken doll and Ken becomes Jack, and you are the beanstalk. Bring a bag of beans to hand out.
Octomam: This one is really fun. She has long dark hair and very red big lips. Place eight baby dolls on you and you’re ready to go.
Indiana Jones: For this costume you will need a brown hat with a brim. Use whip rope and attach a handle, or use a jump rope, pull out one of the handles, and spray paint the rope and handle. Wear brown paints, a brown shirt, and brown boots. Wear a leather jacket. Use a rough sponge and brown makeup to create a stubble. Add some dirt lines around the cheekbones, temples, and under the jawline.
to the sorcerer: For a sorcerer, wear a long black or dark colored robe with long drooping sleeves and a tunic belt (use a drapery loop for the belt). Hang mystical items from the belt, such as a bag, herbs, crystals, and carry a staff.
Lady. clause: For this cute outfit, glue cotton balls to a shower cap for hair. She wears a white button-down shirt, a long white skirt, a red apron, red and white striped tights, and wire-rimmed glasses on the end of her nose. Add red and rosy cheeks and you’re done.
to the hunter: This one is really easy. Wear camouflage clothing, a hunting vest with many pockets, a camouflage hat, gloves, and rubber boots. He carries binoculars, a canteen, and a fake rifle.
fuck it: Wear red socks and a red turtleneck shirt. Make pointy ears out of red felt. Make red felt horns with inserted wire or red painted foam and attach to a headband. Make the arrow shaped felt tail at the end and insert the wire into the felt. Cover all exposed skin with red body paint. Take a black brow pencil and draw your brows at a sharp outward angle. Color your lips red or black.
Burglar Cat: This guy wears all black. Wear black leggings, a black turtleneck, black cap, black socks and shoes, black eye mask, and black gloves. Hang some tools from a belt and put them around your waist. He carries a bag over his shoulder.
Tinker Bell: Cut the hem of a short green dress in an irregular pattern. Put your hair up in a bun and wear very little makeup (mainly a bit of blush, lip gloss, and mascara). Wear green flats with pom poms on top. Wear little fairy wings and carry a wand and a big smile.
the easter bunny: To be the Easter Bunny, wear white sweatpants and a white hoodie. Using wire and white and pink felt, make bunny ears and glue them to the hood of the sweatshirt. Cut an oval shape out of the pink felt for the bunny’s chest and glue it to the front of the sweatshirt. Create a rabbit nose and whiskers using makeup and wear white gloves. She carries a basket full of colorful plastic eggs.
A soldier: Wear military clothing like: uniform, hat or helmet, black boots, dog tags, utility belt with canteen, and a fake grenade. Camouflage your face and carry a fake weapon.
Teen Wolf: He wears a basketball outfit and a headband. She buys some faux fur at a craft store and uses gum to adhere it to any exposed fur. Wear rubber toenails and high-top tennis shoes.
To rap: For this modern guy, you’ll wear baggy jeans that fall down your hips, a T-shirt and hoodie, a baseball cap angled on your head, a gold chain, a big watch, a grill on your teeth (a rubber wrap of silver chewing will work for the grill) and tennis great.
Black-eyed P: This costume is super quick and easy. Wear a white t-shirt and with a black marker draw the letter P on it (make sure it’s a big P). Using black face makeup, put on a black eye. You are now a black-eyed P.
Circus clown: Wear overalls over a brightly colored long-sleeved shirt, Converse sneakers (the older the better), and a clown wig or spray-color your own hair. Paint your face white and create a clown look that you like. Take a noisemaker with you and spray a silly string.
School Crossing Guard: This one is quick and easy. You will need to wear dark colored clothing (pants and button-down shirt), a whistle around your neck, and a stop sign.
rock and roll star: All you need to be a rock star is a pair of leather pants, a leather jacket or vest, a spiked dog collar, fake tattoos, a long or spiked hair wig, and sunglasses. Be sure to bring a toy guitar.
A used car salesman: Slick your hair back using lots of hair cream. Wear a plaid polyester suit, a button-down shirt, and several chains around your neck. Pass out business cards that you have made yourself and tell people that you can get them at a good price.
Marge Simpson: Wear a Marge Simpson wig or make a wig out of blue yarn. She wears a green tube dress with an elasticated top, orange ballerina shoes, and a beaded necklace. Use makeup to dye your skin yellow.