With all the time and effort that goes into your kids’ Halloween costumes, ideas for your own might be running dry. Don’t worry: Putting together a last-minute Halloween costume doesn’t have to be complicated—or too pricey.
Here are 20 easy, trendy and affordable options that are ready to wear and enjoy, just in time for spooky season. Plus, we’ve included DIY costume accessories to complete (or complement!) the look.
Go for drama with this Victorian-looking costume (also available in large). Cast your spell on trick-or-treaters in a long black dress with a sheer hood, puff sleeves and a glittery skirt with jagged edges. Apply some glitter to your cheeks for an extra magic touch.
This four-piece set (also available in large) will have your neighbours fearing the walking dead! With a “bloody” outfit, including scrub mask, surgical cap, torn surgical top (with rib cage graphics) and ripped trousers with more bone graphics, this frightful look almost guarantees gross-outs.
Dressing up as this famous video game duo is a fun idea for a party, trick-or-treating or handing out candy together. Whether you’re Mario or Luigi, each costume comes with a jumpsuit, foam hat and felt mustache, so you’ll be ready to collect gold coins together.
Love watching The Walking Dead together, or fans of Our Flag Means Death? Dress up as zombie pirates together! This women’s costume just needs some creepy makeup (which he can use, too, to look undead) and his costume will be complete with a sword. Aye, captain!
These hilarious costumes that give the illusion of an alien abduction taking place will make for endless laughs all Halloween—especially if parents trick-or-treat together with their kids in them. They’re easy to wear (and you can reuse them for pranks!).