This Is Halloween! Costume Inspiration For Spooky Season
If you're trying to figure out the ultimate costume to wear out to a party, trick or treating, or even at home, handing out candy, you've come to the right place.
From Marvel characters that never go out of style to a Stranger Things Hellfire Club Member, here are the best Halloween costume ideas of the year.
The Sanderson Sisters
Is it even spooky without the Sanderson sisters, Winifred, Sarah, and Mary? The answer: no.
So, grab some friends and channel your inner witch because this costume is bound to put a spell on literally everyone.
With 80s nostalgia in full swing and the release of Top Gun: Maverick, people are bound to be dressing in the characters' signature leather jackets and aviator sunglass.
Just don't forget the sticky-on mustache if you're going as Lt. Bradley "Rooster" Bradshaw!
Cher from Clueless
It's time to pull out the yellow and black plaid and grab the nearest fluffy pink pen because, let's be honest, Cher Horowitz from the 1995 cult classic Clueless is an outstanding costume choice for Halloween.
Just don't forget the knee-high socks and 90s-styled hair.
Eleven And Max
It's time to get your 80s on with these Stranger Things outfits. Become Max or Eleven, sporting loose denim jean shorts and a striped top or a funky-patterned dress.
Of course, don't forget the scrunchy or bold sunglasses!
No matter if it is Catwoman from the 60s, 2010s, or 2020s, sporting a black jumpsuit and mask with ears is never a bad option for Halloween.
Time to get sassy, channeling that inner Selina Kyle!
Is there any character who epitomizes spooky season more than Wednesday Addams?
The daughter of the Addams clan screams Halloween, and dressing in her signature black attire and pigtail braids never goes out of style!
Luisa From Encanto
To Disney's surprise, Luisa became a fan favorite upon the release of the animated musical Encanto.
This fun costume will show off your inner strength and the surface pressure you've been under all year!
Hellfire Club Member
One character that mostly all Stranger Things fans support is Eddie, the fearless leader of the Hellfire Club.
An easy and comfortable costume, become a member of the D&D club, sporting a Hellfire t-shirt, jeans, and a signature denim jacket from the 80s!
The Handmaid's Tale
By wearing nothing more than a red cape over a red dress and a white bonnet on your head, you can channel your inner Handmaid's Tale character this Halloween.
Pro tip: this is a great DIY option for those handy with a sewing machine!
Pick a Mario Kart character and get to work creating these amazing DIY go-carts. This costume idea is not only great for a single person but also for a group costume.
At parties, you could even organize a race!
The KGBI spy turned Avenger and savior of humanity, Natasha Romanoff, aka Black Widow, is one costume that will never go out of style.
Don't hesitate to do that signature red hair and be a hero for one night!
Jeff Bezos In Space (Complete With Cowboy Hat)
Just because it was 2021 when Jeff Bezos went to space doesn't mean people can't wear the NASA jumpsuit and signature cowboy hat to remember the absurdity of the moment.
Grab friends who want to dress as an alien, and you'll have yourself a fun group costume!
For those DIY enthusiasts out there, think about taking on Eddie Brock/Venom this Halloween.
All it takes is a hoodie and a bit of paper mache and some face paint to throw this costume together.
One costume that never fails at Halloween parties is Bob Ross.
A simple costume of jeans and a light blue button-down shirt, with a curly wig and some facial hair, and pretty much everyone in the room will know who you are channeling!
Elvis And Priscilla Presely
With the release of the Elvis biopic, dressing as the King is not a bad choice this spooky season.
For a fun couples outfit, grab your partner and have them dress as Priscilla!
A League of Their Own
With the television reboot of the classic film A League of Their Own, many people might want to think about putting together a nice baseball uniform.
Simple with a pink dress, high red socks, and a ball cap, yet a huge feminist statement, considering the subject matter, this is one costume some folks will not want to miss out on.
David Rose From Schitt's Creek
Honestly, any of the characters from Schitt's Creek would make for a great Halloween costume.
Here, this man is showing an option for David Ross, the eccentric son of the family.
Rue From Euphoria
Honestly, who wouldn't want to dress like one of Zendaya's characters? This particular costume is pretty simple, too.
To dress like Euphoria's Rue this Halloween, all a person needs is her signature maroon hoodie, a pair of jeans, and black and white high-top chucks!
Cruella de Vil
Cruella de Vil is a classic costume people have been straying toward for years, and 2022 is no different.
It helps that by grabbing a friend, it can be turned into a fun group costume.
Wanda Maximoff, Aka The Scarlet Witch
Whether it's the OG outfit from the comic books or the re-vamped suit in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, there is no going wrong with a Wanda Maximoff, aka the Scarlet Witch, costume.
The best part about this costume is it can be easily found in costume shops or, for the comic book costume, a thrift store catering to leotards.
Jack Skellington & Sally
This is Halloween, so it only makes sense for Jack Skellington and Sally to be on a list of costume ideas for the season.
The good news with these two outfits is most costume outlets carry their wardrobes!
An Emmy-Award-winning show and belly-laugh comedy, there is no reason why people shouldn't think about dressing as Ted Lasso this spooky season.
All it takes is a visor, a blue and white tracksuit, and some stick-on facial hair!
The numerous characters of Bob's Burgers make for a great group costume idea!
Not only are the characters very well-known, but putting these outfits together is simple and cheaper than finding something at a costume store.
It is time to dress to impress this Halloween season with the best outfits Bridgerton has to offer.
Seriously, hop over to a thrift store and find a Victorian-inspired dress, elbow-length gloves, and, of course, a tiara. You won't be disappointed!
Shrek & Fiona
When in doubt, there is nothing wrong with slapping on some green body paint and dressing as Shrek or Princess Fiona this Halloween season.
Just make sure Smash Mouth's "All-Star" is playing when you are getting dressed!
With The House of Dragon making headlines since its release, why not go back in time to become the Khaleesi herself, Daenerys Targaryen?
Just don't forget to include a dragon with this costume!
Miss Frizzle From The Magic School Bus
Fun, versatile, and evergreen, nothing says it's time for a wacky time quite like Miss Frizzle from The Magic School Bus.
A person doesn't have to be a teacher to whip this outfit together, just find a blue dress and glue some planets onto the fabric!
With so many iterations of the Joker, it might be hard to decide which to go with.
Here, this lady put a feminine spin on the character, adding high-heels to her otherwise spot-on Arthur Fleck outfit from the 2019 film Joker.
Wayne & Garth
Party on! Wayne and Garth from Wayne's World is an easy and fun costume for any Halloween season, especially in 2022, when letting loose fora night or two might be on many people's agendas.
T-shirts, jeans, flannels, a hat, and a drumstick are all it takes to make these two characters come to life.
Emily in Paris
The Netflix series Emily in Paris showcases more than one outstanding outfit. For those who watch the series, pick an Emily-inspired outfit and go crazy!
Spooky season is the time to take wardrobe risks, so head to a thrift store and go wild!