18 Halloween Outfit Ideas for People Who Can’t Deal with Costumes

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18 Halloween Outfit Ideas for People Who Can’t Deal with Costumes
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There are some people who get really, really into Halloween each year. You know, the people who figure out their costume in June and then spend four months meticulously sewing, super-gluing, and bedazzling themselves into some crazy elaborate costume that inevitably gets smashed by drunk people before midnight? Yeah, those people.

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And then there are the people who, about five hours before Halloween, realize they should maybe, sort of, kind of figure out what to wear…but ugh, costumes suck…and who has time for that, anyway…plus, it’s too late to try anything…OK, I’ll just wear all black and call myself a shadow. Sound familiar? Yeah, we’ve been there. We are there.

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But we’re here to tell you that you don’t need to break out your kindergarten crafting skills or spend a boatload of cash to look festive on Halloween (just look at that combat boot-wearing skeleton up there). And to prove it, we rounded up some pretty excellent non-costume costume ideas—a.k.a. regular clothes that can totally pass as costumes—for all of you who just can’t. Check them out, below.

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A Very Scary Bloody Neck Person
A Very Scary Bloody Neck Person

 

ASOS Halloween Glow in the Dark Dripping Blood Choker, $9; at ASOS

Photo: ASOS
Self-Aware Cat Lady
Self-Aware Cat Lady

 

ModCloth Meow-Sourcing Tee, $35; at ModCloth

Photo: ModCloth
That Dancer Emoji
That Dancer Emoji

 

Nasty Gal Collection Stuck in the Midi With You Dress, $128; at Nasty Gal

Photo: Nasty Gal
Super Chill Leopard
Super Chill Leopard

 

Jakke Marsha Leopard Coat, $198; at Nasty Gal

Photo: Nasty Gal
Whimsical Lady Bat
Whimsical Lady Bat

 

 ASOS Bodycon Dress with Witchy Mesh Sleeve, $41; at ASOS

Photo: ASOS
Skunk
Skunk

 

Forever 21 Striped Off-The-Shoulder Sweater, $25; at Forever 21

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A Pumpkin Patch
A Pumpkin Patch

 

ASOS Halloween Pumpkin Sheer Ankle Socks, $7; at ASOS

Photo: ASOS
Zenon: Girl of the 21 Century. Or Robot. Or Roll of Aluminum Foil
Zenon: Girl of the 21 Century. Or Robot. Or Roll of Aluminum Foil

 

Future Perfect Turtleneck Top, $58; at Nasty Gal

Photo: Nasty Gal
Romantic Skeleton
Romantic Skeleton

 

ModCloth Go Sternum-Crazy Top, $35; at ModCloth

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Cool Dog
Cool Dog

 

Esqape Oh My Bondage Choker, $85; at Nasty Gal

Photo: Nasty Gal
Ghost Cat Calling for Its Lover
Ghost Cat Calling for Its Lover

 

ASOS Halloween My Boo Sleep Tee, $30; at ASOS

Photo: ASOS
G.I. Jane
G.I. Jane

 

Forever 21  Varsity-Stripe Camo Print Skirt, $28; at Forever 21

Photo: Forever 21
A Sporty Mermaid
A Sporty Mermaid

 

Forever 21 Two-Toned Sequin Bomber Jacket, $40; at Forever 21

Photo: Forever 21
Devil And/Or Red Rabbit
Devil And/Or Red Rabbit

 

Johnny Loves Rosie Devil Ears Headband, $20; at ASOS

Photo: ASOS
Bat Girl
Bat Girl

 

ModCloth Oh My Gosh Dress in Bats, $60; at ModCloth

Photo: ModCloth
Basic Black Cat
Basic Black Cat

Tell Tails Cat Tail, $25; at ASOS

Photo: ASOS
'90s Cheetah
'90s Cheetah

 

Cheetah Girls Midi Dress, $58; at Nasty Gal

Photo: Nasty Gal
Sexy Skeleton
Sexy Skeleton

 

ASOS High Neck Bodycon with Skeleton Print, $41; at ASOS

Photo: ASOS

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  • A Very Scary Bloody Neck Person
  • Self-Aware Cat Lady
  • That Dancer Emoji
  • Super Chill Leopard
  • Whimsical Lady Bat
  • Skunk
  • A Pumpkin Patch
  • Zenon: Girl of the 21 Century. Or Robot. Or Roll of Aluminum Foil
  • Romantic Skeleton
  • Cool Dog
  • Ghost Cat Calling for Its Lover
  • G.I. Jane
  • A Sporty Mermaid
  • Devil And/Or Red Rabbit
  • Bat Girl
  • Basic Black Cat
  • '90s Cheetah
  • Sexy Skeleton

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