12 DIY Halloween Costumes from Everyday Looks

DIY halloween costumes

Why purchase a costume you'll wear just once when you can repurpose your closet staples for Halloween? Putting together a last minute costume is easy with items you already own. Create your own costume from inspiration based on your favorite TV shows and movie characters. Snag a costume that is versatile for a girl’s night out and a Halloween party. Plus, they're so simple to put together!

 

Grease

grease sandy costume
Haley H., Marketing Assistant

"Tell me about it, Stud." Marketing Assistant, Haley, put together a Grease inspired outfit for our favorite movie musical leading lady. Just the Beginning Leather Leggings, Admire from Afar Black Bodysuit, and the Tonya Black Booties give us all the "Greased Lightning" vibes. Finish off the looks with some gold hoops earrings like our Crash Into Love Earrings.

Black Widow

black widow costume

This is your chance to be an Avenger! Grab a pair of black jeans like the Marisol or Brittany's and a sleek black top. Black boots like the Deena Black Leather Platform Booties accent the edgy look. Don't forget a jacket or vest to complete the look. As Yelena would say, "It has a lot of pockets, but I use them all the time!" The new, Late Nights Black Suede Moto Jacket is perfect!

 

Mean Girls

mean girls costume
Serving all the pink inspo for a fetch, Mean Girls outfit! Marketing Intern, Hannah, chose the Aligned Hope Mauve Bodysuit and Relive the Magic Tweed Black Skirt. Some of the trendiest options include the Wished for This Mauve High Neck Satin Halter Scarf Blouse and the Gracious Heart Pink Balloon Sleeve Cropped Blouse. You can also pair a sweater like the Come to Realization Pink Cold Shoulder Sweater with a neutral skirt such as the Beautiful Sound Cream Skirt. All of these options are definitely Regina George approved.
Mean Girls Costume
Hannah, Marketing Intern

Cruella Deville

Cruella Deville Costume
You can't mimic Cruella Deville's style without some [faux] fur! The Best Compliments Fur Cream Vest is meant for this outfit! Layer it over a solid black dress such as Power of Love Black Dress or the Any Other Night Black Mock Neck Ribbed Midi Dress. Acessorize with the Zuri Black Booties and the trendy City Escape Purse. Finally, add a pop of color with a red lipstick and red headband to complete the look.

Clueless

clueless costume
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Give us all the '90s vibes with a plaid skirt and denim jacket. The It's Too Late Embellished Jacket is a fun style paired with the Wasting Minutes Plaid Skirt. Throw in the Miley Beige Platform Sneaker to complete the retro outfit!
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Bad & Boujee

bad and boujee costume
Allie, Ambassador Coordinator
Shelby R., Graphic Designer
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Ambassador Coordinator, Allie, and graphic designer, Shelby R. teamed up for a unique, creative look! This idea is meant for a dynamic duo. The "Boujee" look is all about edgy styles. Shelby chose the Any Other Night Mock Neck Black Midi Dress and the Late Nights Black Suede Moto Jacket. She added black booties and a black fedora to finish the look. Allie went for an elevated outfit with the Beautiful Sound Animal Print Skirt and the bestselling Tried Your Best Black Bodysuit complete with heels, a headband, and lots of chunky jewelry!

Thing 1 & Thing 2

Thing 1, Thing 2 Costume

If there ever was a time for a "twin moment," this is it! A solid red dress like A Darling Look Red Cut Out Mini Dress or the Grand Style Brick One Should Mini Dress are just what you need for these characters.

Cheetah Girls

cheetah girls costume
Cheetah girls, cheetah sisters! We've got the growl power worthy outfits just for this girl group costume! From skirts like the Midnight Song Leather Skirt, to tops like City Nights Taupe Bodysuit and the Enchant the Night Brown Animal Print Teddy Jacket, you're sure to find your spots!
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Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl costume
Kasey, Social Media Content Specialist
Sydney, Marketing Assistant
Social Media Content Specialist, Kasey, and Marketing Assistant, Sydney, selected outfits inspired by Gossip Girl Characters, Serena and Blair.  The Writing Poems Navy Plaid Skirt and the Sweetest Friendship White Short Sleeve Fuzzy Sweater create an outfit that you could definitely find in Serena's wardrobe. Serene Happiness Navy and Minutes Away Cream Mock Neck Sweater make up Blair's outfit. Of course, you can't complete her look without a headband!
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Audrey Hepburn

audrey hepburn costume

One of our go-to Halloween costumes just because it's so timeless! The new, Side Note Black Maxi is an adorable, chic option for this character. Complete the look with the She's On The Prowl Cat Eye Sunglasses and the Just a Minute Pearl Black Headband.

 

Legally Blonde

Legally Blonde Elle Woods Costume
Lindsay, Digital Marketing Specialist
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"Whoever said orange is the new pink was seriously disturbed." Digital Marketing Specialist, Lindsay, picked out her favorite pink style that is Elle Woods-worthy! The Daring Heart Mauve Midi Dress is a stunning, classy style. Pair it with a pair of nude or white heels such as the Hallie Braided Heels and this look is ready to represent!

Powerpuff Girls

powerpuff girls costume
Sugar, spice, and everything nice! We've got the perfect ingredients to create this throwback costume. Grab one of our bestselling Let's Seize the Day Bra Tops in the corresponding character's color, our Back At It Again Leggings, and Jenny Solid White Sneakers. This costume is sure to give you all the nostalgia!
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Check out last year's blog for even more inspo!

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