We get it – from working hard, raising a family, rocking your side hussle, and everything in between, some of us simply don’t have the time to construct a jaw-dropping Halloween costume, especially since it’s landing in the middle of the week this year. Never fear (maybe just a little 😉 )! We’ve got your back with these one-item costumes that will take dressing up to the best level. Scroll down to see just how easy this year’s costume can be…

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DIY Animal Ears, from Lauren Conrad
What to wear it withgown or dress and optional whisker makeup.
Go the extra mile: Find a fur coat or vest to feel oh-so-cuddly.

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DIY Bat Wings, from She Knows
What to wear it with: An all black outfit.
Go the extra mile: Add bat ears and a black eye mask if you’re going for major Batman vibes.

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Genos Cyborg Costume, from Uniqso
What you’ll need: sclera, or colored, contacts
Other possible costumes:
zombie, cat, or vampire.

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Holly from Breakfast at Tiffany’s, via Charmtighe
All you need: A sleeping eye mask
What to wear it with
: An oversized white dress shirt and heels.
Go the extra mile: Add tassle earrings to complete the look.


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A Witch Hat, from HoHo Hats
What to wear it with: An all black outfit and heels or booties.
Go the extra mile: Get yourself some black sclera contacts, and don’t forget your broom!


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Jenna Dewan Tatum’s Unicorn Costume
What to wear it with: An all white outfit, colorful and glittery makeup.
Go the extra mile: Temporarily dye your hair silver (above) or a pastel pink or purple. Wear furry boots and attach hair extensions, or strands of ribbon, to your lower back as a tail.

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Vampire Fangs, from Dead South
What to wear it with: An all black outfit and blood red lipstick.
Go the extra mile: Wear some colored contacts and add the classic blood drip from the corner of your mouth!

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Margot Tenenbaum, via Leighann Says
What you need: A fur coat
What to wear it with: A striped polo shirt dress, a hairclip, and a lot of eyeliner.
Go the extra mile: If you’re brunette, wear a blonde wig. Carry the iconic cigarette everywhere you go.

A Rose, Bachelor Contestant
What to wear it with: A nice cocktail dress, loads of hairspray and heels.

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A Masquerade Mask, from Etsy
What to wear it with: Your favorite cocktail dress, or gown, with heels, pulled back hair and a bold lipstick.


Face Paint:

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A Sugar Skull, from Face Art by Melissa

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David Bowie, via Chiara Ferragni

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Wonder Woman, via Cosmopolitan

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Wednesday Addams, via Paper and Stitch
What you’ll need: A black and white collared dress.
What to wear it with: Black tights and shoes, braided hair, optional black lipstick.
Go the extra mile: Carry around a skull head or your favorite poison. 


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    Laura Cooper | October 23, 2018 at 9:18 pm

    Brilliant ideas! I like the Wonder woman, unicorn, animal ears, and bat wing. Who says you can’t be pretty on Halloween. 🙂

    Laura | https://toppicksforher.com/

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