Easy Halloween Outfits

DIY costumes for rookies (and procrastinators)

Haven’t found your Halloween costume yet? These looks are super easy to make at home and can be done a week (or even a day) before your Halloween party. And they’re all super comfortable.

DIY costumes for rookies (and procrastinators) Haven’t found your Halloween costume yet? These looks are super easy to make at home and can be done a week (or even a day) before your Halloween party. And they’re all super comfortable. Robber A simple black-and-white striped long sleeved T, a pair of black skinny jeans (or leggings) and a simple black mask. Add a “money” bag to top it off (bonus: it doubles as a purse!). Strawberry Make a simple shift dress out of a bright red cotton jersey and then paint on white seeds. Cut out leaves from green felt and glue them to a headband. Ballerina Layer pink or white tulle together to make a tutu. Wear it on top of a beige or pink leotard (a tank or camisole will suffice) and white tights, and finish the look with a bun and ballet slippers (or just a pair of round-toe flats). Loofa Colored tulle, all bunched up and sewn (or glued) to a cotton slip dress. Hang a white rope off the side for a handle and carry around some shower gel, and maybe even a rubber duck. Cowgirl If you have a cowboy hat and cowboy boots already, this is probably the easiest costume of all. Just add a plaid flannel button up tied at the waist and a pair of denim cutoff shorts. Bonus points for getting your s/o to dress up as your horse. ‘50s Girl Make a circle skirt out of felt (it keeps its shape nicely, and is easy to work with), cut out a poodle shape from a contrast colored felt and glue it to the front. Pair it with a tank and cardigan (add spectator shoes and ribbon in the hair if you want to up the ante).Robber

A simple black-and-white striped long sleeved T, a pair of black skinny jeans (or leggings) and a simple black mask. Add a “money” bag to top it off (bonus: it doubles as a purse!).


strawberry costumeStrawberry

Make a simple shift dress out of a bright red cotton jersey and then paint on white seeds. Cut out leaves from green felt and glue them to a headband.


ballerina costumeBallerina

Layer pink or white tulle together to make a tutu. Wear it on top of a beige or pink leotard (a tank or camisole will suffice) and white tights, and finish the look with a bun and ballet slippers (or just a pair of round-toe flats).


loofa costumeLoofa

Colored tulle, all bunched up and sewn (or glued) to a cotton slip dress. Hang a white rope off the side for a handle and carry around some shower gel, and maybe even a rubber duck.


cowgirl costumeCowgirl

If you have a cowboy hat and cowboy boots already, this is probably the easiest costume of all. Just add a plaid flannel button up tied at the waist and a pair of denim cutoff shorts. Bonus points for getting your s/o to dress up as your horse.


50s girl costume‘50s Girl

Make a circle skirt out of felt (it keeps its shape nicely, and is easy to work with), cut out a poodle shape from a contrast colored felt and glue it to the front. Pair it with a tank and cardigan (add spectator shoes and ribbon in the hair if you want to up the ante).

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