Eek! Halloween is just around the corner. Are you ready for that party, office costume contest, or handing out candy yet? If not, we’ve got five easy Halloween costumes that you can whip up for any personality, skill set, or closet. Check out our video featuring Jessica Torres as we walk you through transformations you can make in a snap!
Inspired yet? Read on to discover the costume that will convince your friends you’d actually thought ahead this year.
Just the Basics: Top Gun
For the low maintenance gal who wants her costume to be as cool as her attitude, look no further inspiration than the icon ’80s phenomenon: Top Gun.
From Your Closet: A great utility jacket, your favorite denim (double points for light wash!), a white tee, and some retro sneaks.
Pick Up On the Way: Some stick-on patches and a pair of aviators.
Finish It Off: Natural makeup and your favorite hair style.
Throwback: Mad Men Chic
For the nostalgia loving babe, take your affinity for vintage silhouettes and go all the way with it, looking like you walked right off the set of Mad Men.
From Your Closet: Your favorite vintage inspired dress, and pair of block heels, and strands of pearls.
Pick Up On the Way: Cat-Eye glasses and a long cigarette holder.
Finish It Off: A winged eyeliner and a beehive hairdo.
Do It Yourself: Wicked Witch
Are you a crafty lady? Then this look will get your glue gun giddy. With the basics and a little creativity, you can be the wicked witch around.
From Your Closet: A black tee, a faux leather skirt, and simple black shoes
Pick Up On the Way: A black witch hat, a black broom, a black wig, cobwebs and a variety of halloween accoutrements.
Finish It Off: Go crazy adding little black spiders to your hat and wig, drape those cobwebs, bedazzle your broom, and don’t forget the black lipstick to finish your spooky look.
Comic Lover: Poison Ivy
For the woman who can’t see halloween without a superhero nod, you can pull together this Poison Ivy costumer together in a snap.
From Your Closet: An emerald green top or dress
Pick Up On the Way: A red wig, and some ivy to tangle yourself in.
Finish It Off: Time to break out the green eyeshadow! Go as minimalist or as crazy as your skill set and time allow.
Make-Up Connoisseur: Oh Deer!
Does Halloween mean your makeup drawer is calling to you? If you’ve got all the skill and no time to handle a costume, let your face do all the work for you, with a forrest-inspired makeup: a doe-eyed deer!
From your Closet: A brown moleskin cardigan.
Pick Up On the Way: A pair of deer antlers.
Finish Off the Look: This is your time to shine! With natural colors already found in your collection, transform your face into a darling deer and wow your friends with your makeup prowess.
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