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15 Easy Halloween Costume Ideas you can try with minimal effort

It’s one of our favorite holidays—the day we can be whoever we want, scary or not. All of us love dressing up for Halloween with sexy or even scary Halloween costumes, and we’re super excited to share these easy Halloween costume ideas with you guys!

You can put together a costume that’s creative and reminiscent of your fave movie or television character, cartoon, or even just an era-inspired outfit that everyone will recognize. Some of our fave ideas stem from this year’s blockbusters, nostalgic fictional characters, celebrities and even popular television shows! If you’re ready to party this Halloween and win some awesome prizes at costume parties, check out this curated list of costume ideas. You can even put these together last-minute, with minimal effort required. How great is that?!

Halloween Costume Ideas

Devil

halloween costume ideas devil source: harpersbazaar.com

So we can’t all go as big as Alessandra Ambrosio, but a great way to rock the all red trend this Halloween is with a devil costume! Wear this fiery look to the club, bar—you name it. You can even opt for a red shirt and pants instead of a dress if you’re headed to a more low-key Halloween party.

Bunny

halloween costume ideas bunny source: mydailynews.com

The bunny is a staple Halloween costume. If you don’t know what to be, this is a quick one to throw together because chances are, you probably already have some outfit pieces that home that will go perfectly for this idea! Pop on this adorable a plush bunny tail, and your outfit’s complete!

Cat

haloween costume ideas source: vogue.com

The cat costume is something to have in your back pocket, too (in case that last minute Edward Scissorhands costume didn’t work out as well as you’d like). Pop on these cat ear headbands and an all-black outfit, and you’re good to go! Dress it up a bit more with a tail and a nose & whiskers drawn on your face with black eyeliner.

Gypsy

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We’re so into rocking gypsy-esque looks ever since Coachella was a thing. The key with this look is jewelry with that worn-in look, patterned tops & long skirts. Take it a notch further with some kick-ass makeup and braided or curly hair. You can even accessorize with a deck of tarot cards. The possibilities are endless!

Zombie

halloween costume ideas source: pinterest.com

Distressed clothing has been the thing of this year. Sure, you can DIY, but we’ve got some great distressed pieces that are affordable and a clever use of an already trendy item! Paint some fake blood on your face and you’re good to go. Time to zombie strut your way into any party!

Kim Possible

kim possible cartoon source: wikihow.com

Call me, beep me… you know the drill. Is Disney’s Kim Possible considered a superhero? Um yes! A simple black crop top and some olive green pants paired with black gloves and black sneakers are quick and easy to throw together. Bonus points for picking up an orange wig, or if you’ve already got that beautiful reddish orange hair!

Tomb Raider

tomb raider angelina jolie source: quirkybyte.com

This is can be as sexy or as modest as you want—and feel free to adapt this look from any of the Tomb Raider outfits out there. The key is the add the strappy gun holsters if possible that you can get here.

Grease

gigi hadid as sandy from grease movie source: theberry.com

Grease is a classic movie that everyone will recognize once you’ve transformed into one of its characters. Don’t forget the grease/hairspray with this one! You’ll also find this handy for Grease themed parties or for last minute costume party ideas!

Zorro

zorro movie source: pinterest.com

Zorro’s another classic that you can replicate with trendy items! Here are our Halloween costume ideas for this awesome flick: all-black outfits with lace-up and western details like studs are perfect for this movie theme. Cut out some black fabric for the mask, and you’re nearly done! It doesn’t matter if you’re a man or a woman—this look is awesome on anyone! It can even double as a couple costume. Zorro + Elena 4ever.

Morticia Addams

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Yet another classic costume is that of Morticia Addams. If you’re a member of a group dressing as the Addams family, you better call dibs on this one first! If you can’t find a long sleeve maxi dress like this one, pick up a long sleeve black bodysuit and pair with a black maxi skirt. Try out some makeup tutorials to achieve that ghostly look, and pop on some black lipstick for an extra goth aesthetic. YAS QUEEN.

Westworld

westworld on hbo source: theverge.com

While we’re all patiently waiting for Westworld to return to HBO, in the meantime, you can dress up as your favorite characters! The great thing is, these are classic western pieces. Stick with neutral, dull colors like gray, black, brown, etc. and accessorize with a bandanna, western belt, hat & a gun holster!

Pirate

pirates of the carribean source: cineplex.com

With Pirates of the Caribbean as an inspiration, you’ll find tons of off shoulder options from tops to bodysuits, to dresses. Try variations of these Halloween costume ideas with embroidered details, studs, lace ups, and self tie details. You can even find some great corset pieces to tie everything together (literally). Stick to long flowy skirts or form-fitting black pants for this look. If you don’t want to get a hat, improvise with a head scarf–learn how to tie a head scarf to top off your pirate outfit.

Great Gatsby

the great gatsby movie source: hollywoodreporter.com

Ah, Gatsby. This era has such timeless Halloween costume ideas. Such a romantic and fun look to try out this Halloween. Choose an embellished or glitzy long dress and accessorize with pearl and silver jewelry to complete the look.

Beyonce

beyonce halloween costume source: youtube.com via buzzfeed

Michelle Obama isn’t the only one trying out this look this year. It’s an easy one to copy, and everyone will applaud your creativity with this pop-culture inspired look (maybe even the Queen Bee herself). All you need is a black off shoulder top, lots of statement necklaces, bold earrings, and the hat. Braid your hair as Bey does it and you’re golden.

Kylie Jenner

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Tackle any of Kylie’s iconic looks like this T-shirt, corset belt & over-the-knee boots combo. The great thing is about Kylie Halloween costume ideas is that she’s got numerous looks, including so many different hair color changes that you can really do any look in the book. Well if you’re going to dress as any celeb, this year is going to be all about the Kardashian-Jenner’s.

Time to get creative with your Halloween costume ideas! It’s easier than you think to recreate the look of your favorite characters, celebrities, or animals. If you use any of these looks for your next costume party, tag us at #TobiHalloween!

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