We get it — between work, raising a family, rocking your side hustle, and everything in between, some of us simply don’t have the time to construct a jaw-dropping Halloween costume, especially since the holiday is landing on a school night this year. Never fear!
We’ve got your back with these one-item costumes that will take dressing up to the next level without inducing a full-on panic attack.
Scroll down to see just how easy this year’s costume can truly be…
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What you’ll need: DIY Animal Ears
Wear it with: A gown or dress and optional whisker makeup.
Go the extra mile: Find a vintage fur coat or vest to feel oh-so-cuddly.
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What you’ll need: DIY Bat Wings
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
What you’ll need: sclera or colored contact lenses
Other possible costumes: zombie, cat, or vampire.
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Holly from Breakfast at Tiffany’s
What you’ll need: A sleeping eye mask.
Wear it with: An oversized white dress shirt and heels.
Go the extra mile: Add tassel earrings to complete the look.
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What you’ll need: A witch hat.
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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What you’ll need: A unicorn horn.
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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What you’ll need: Fangs
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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What you need: A vintage fur coat
Wear it with: A striped shirt dress, a hair clip, and a lot of eyeliner.
Go the extra mile: If you’re brunette, wear a blonde wig. Carry the iconic cigarette everywhere you go.
What you’ll need: A long-stem red rose.
Wear it with: A nice cocktail dress, loads of hairspray and heels.
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What you’ll need: A black and white collared dress.
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.