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Halloween Costume Ideas

October 9, 2019

Reading Time: 5 minutes

‘Tis time! Halloween is upon us, and when it comes to slaying the costume game, you can never start planning and piecing too early.

Whether you’re into classic characters or pop culture icons, our retailers have you covered with everything from outfits and shoes you’ll wear long after Halloween is over, to accessories and makeup that will ensure you take home “Best Costume.”

Here are a few of our favorite ideas for DIY looks and outfits you can purchase altogether:

 

DIY

Feeling creative? Craft your own costume with these piece-by-piece suggestions.

 

Lizzo in “Truth Hurts”

Key piece:

If anyone slayed 2019, it was Lizzo. Emulate her confident “Truth Hurts” music video persona with this fierce and beautiful white lace bodysuit found at (Intimissimi)

 

Complete the Outfit:

White satin robe

White lace garter belt

 

Shoes:

White Converse Chuck Taylor’s All Star Hi Monochrome sneaker

 

Accessories:

Jeweled hair piece

Tulle fabric

A flute (bonus points if you can play it like Lizzo herself)

 

Cruella de Vil

Key piece
Celebrate Emma Stone’s upcoming debut as the reimagined Cruella with a coat that will make heads turn available at (Bloomingdale’s).

 

Complete the Outfit:

Black dress

Black lace or fishnet stockings

 

Shoes:

Black pointed heels

 

Accessories:

Red elbow-length gloves

Plastic cigarette holder

 

Makeup/Hair:

Stop by Mac for a bold red lip and smokey eye with red hues for a look that screams “dangerous”

Half black/half white hair wig

 

Ursula

Key piece

A sheer purple long sleeve top at available at (Forever 21).

 

Complete the Outfit:

Black corset top

Black or purple tulle skirt

Tentacles for over skirt

 

Shoes:

Black heels

 

Accessories:

Gold shell necklace

Bonus points for a trident and crystal ball!

 

Makeup/Hair:

Ask a pro at Mac for a pale face, red lips, faux freckle and aquatic blue eyeshadow.

White Ursula wig (or, if you’re feeling like a dare devil, stop by Coco’s Salon for a villainous haircut.

 

Elton John

Key piece:

An iconic leather jacket worthy of Rocketman’s closet available at (Gucci).

 

Complete the Outfit:

A white button-down (only partially buttoned)

White flared pants

 

Shoes:

Bold (or shall we say, “electric”?) boots

 

Accessories:

An over-the-top pair of glasses

Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Key piece:

Just in time to celebrate Will Smith’s launch of his own Bel-Air themed sports line, bright and neon colors allow you to dress up as your favorite West Philadelphia born and raised boy. First things first: a cap available at (Urban Outfitters).

 

Complete the Outfit:

Yellow and green striped t-shirt

Tribal print pants or blue basketball shorts

Black pants

 

Shoes:

Bright socks

Athletic sneakers

 

Accessories:

Globe necklace

Sunglasses

 

The Bachelor

Key piece:

A sleek black blazer that promises a “yes” available at (Indochino).

 

Complete the Outfit:

White button down

Black tie

Black pants

 

Shoes:

Black dress shoes

 

Accessories:

Red rose

Ring box

 

Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus

 

Key piece:

Wide-brim hat that could pass you for an urban cowboy available at (Urban Outfitters).

 

Complete the Outfit:

Leather jackets with fringe material

Jeans or leather pants

 

Shoes:

Cowboy boots (different colors for each)

 

Accessories:

Chain necklaces (Bill Ray Cyrus)

Guitar (Billy Ray Cyrus)

Mic (Lil Nas X)

 

The Addams Family (Gomez, Morticia and Wednesday)

Key pieces:

A black dress and white button-down shirts will serve as the first layers in your transformation into everyone’s favorite Halloween family available at (Nordstrom and J.Crew).

 

Outfit:

Black slit dress (Morticia)

Black short dress (Wednesday)

Black tie (Gomez)

Black striped blazer (Gomez)

Black pants (Gomez)

 

Shoes:

Black heels (Morticia and Wednesday)

Black dress shoes (Gomez)

 

Makeup/Hair:

Stop by Sephora, Mac or Morphe to create a pale-faced base and mimic Sophie Turner’s twist on Morticia with bold red lops, sharply contoured cheekbones and a sultry smokey eye. Amp up Wednesday’s look with a deep red or blue-toned black lipstick.

Stop by Art of Shaving for the quintessential Gomez ‘stache and slicked back hair (Joe Jonas got it right)

 

Stranger Things

Check out our 80’s Stranger Things party looks here!

 

One-Stop Shop

 

You can’t go wrong with these ready-to-wear costumes and accessories for adults, kids … and pets!

 

Forever 21

Urban Outfitters

H&M

Disney

Peppermint Park

 

Don’t miss the adorable kid’s costumes at our Peppermint Park shop!

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