10 Cool Halloween Outfits to Make You Stand Out
Is Halloween popularly celebrated in your community? In the United States and in Canada, it is widely acknowledged and observed annually on the 31st of October. While Halloween is observed in many different ways globally, it is still commonly known as that time of the year when you can dress up, and be whoever (or whatever) you want to be!
This day has generally been treated as a holiday that most countries share the same tradition of using that specific time of the year for family bonding and joyful celebrations. It’s a pretty fun time to get extra experimental and creative with your DIY costumes, too!
It is just an enjoyable experience to see most children and even adults dress up at their craziest during this time of the year. Considering how insane these Halloween costumes can be, it’s quite easy to assume that one needs immense preparation. The amount of time, effort, and money that goes into each outfit may initially be overwhelming.
But hey, who says you need to spend more than a hundred bucks for a cool Halloween costume? You can absolutely don a fun outfit without breaking the bank and without spending the wee hours just to work on an awesome costume. In fact, some of these cool costumes might just be sitting there in your wardrobe. All it needs is a little touch of creative imagination!
If you are cramming for a last-minute Halloween costume, we have got you covered right here. In this article, we listed 10 outfit ideas that would absolutely make you stand out. They are surprisingly very easy and simple to do, too!
Superheroes to Save the World – Powerpuff Girls
If you need to instill the perfect character recall, go for superhero outfits. You may ask “I thought you said easy costumes!” Well, Marvel and DC characters may easily come to mind when one talks about superheroes, right? But let’s set them aside for a moment and talk about the little heroes from our childhood – The Powerpuff Girls! Slip in a pink dress if you want to channel Blossom. Accessorize with a plain black belt, black doll shoes and toss an oversized ribbon headband and you’re ready to fight crime and save the world!
Pop Art Comic Character
No need for fancy costumes for this one – just makeup! For a cool pop art comic character, you only need makeup or face paint to flaunt this look. We have to admit, this may need a few makeup skills but there’s nothing a quick YouTube makeup tutorial can’t solve!
Horror Movie Icons – IT’s George
When we think about the iconic evil clown, IT’s Pennywise easily come to mind. While that would totally make a sick Halloween costume, it would take a lot of work to do. Since we’re talking about easy-to-do outfits, then why not channel the poor little boy, George? Go get your yellow raincoat and walk around the village carrying a red balloon. A lot of horror film enthusiasts will surely recognize you!
Villains from Popular Movies – Psycho’s Norman Bates
Oh, how people love the classic psychopath narrative of Norman Bates! If you haven’t seen the classic movie ‘Psycho’ yet, then you may have probably come across the popular American TV series ‘Bates Motel’. It’s a pretty effortless costume but it sure is fun especially for psycho-thriller fans. All you need is a light blue polo (preferably smothered in fake blood), faux knife and a creepy-looking stare!
Unforgettable Classics – Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin is a comedy icon that makes us laugh our hearts out. It won’t be very easy to find a clothing ensemble from the 1800s but if you can go tweak some of your dad’s (or grandad’s) pieces, then you may want to do so in order to save some dollars. Don’t forget the hat and the mustache!
Ridiculous Food Costumes
Go around looking like a box of cereal, a human bubble tea, or even as a walking pineapple – the possibilities are endless! You just need to let your imagination run wild. Dressing up as your favorite food should be an easy Halloween go-to.
The Halloween Classic - Vampires
All you need is some plastic toy denture, some ketchup for that fake blood, a cape and a thick layer of eyeliner. Nothing is more universal than donning the classic vampire as a Halloween costume! There are tons of different vampire characters that you can take inspiration from. If you are a Twilight fan and you would like to be one of the Cullens for Halloween, go smother your skin in glitter to finish the look!
Another Netflix Favorite – Orange is the New Black
Just going through Netflix should give you loads of Halloween outfit ideas. But if you want one that is hip and easy, then why not dress up as a prisoner to give ‘Orange is the New Black’ a nod? Just make sure you’re not roaming around the police station looking like a creep. We don’t want any confusion to happen!
Zombies and the Living Dead
Here’s everybody’s favorite, both the living and the dead, figuratively speaking of course. Zombie outfits are so easy to do and they are quite on the budget too! You will just need to tear up some old clothes and smother it with fake blood, charcoal dirt and you’re ready to eat more brains!
The Addams Family Members – Morticia Addams
It has always been Wednesday Addams for Halloween. Well, channeling Morticia for once is not only easy but classy as well! Just flaunt that morbid-looking makeup paired up with your ghoulish black dress and you’re good to go.
Well, we hope you find these Halloween outfit ideas interesting to try. Let yourself be creative and don’t be scared to try new things. This day is all about being ‘weird’, after all! Just remember, you don’t need to spend loads of money and time just to create a cool Halloween costume. It all really boils down to genuinely enjoying the holiday and being able to express yourself through the outfit of your choice!