22 Ways To Dress Up For Halloween Without A Costume

That are better than your grandma’s pumpkin-embroidered cardigans.

1. A frank tombstone works for Halloween and year-round — if you’re kinda morbid.

Urban Outfitters, $34

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2. But if you prefer something a little tamer, try a cutesy ghost sweater.

Urban Outfitters, $34

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3. And this cardigan will help warm your bones on chilly autumn evenings.


Fred Flare, $50

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4. Or wrap up your feet in mummy bandage-style socks.

Sock Dreams, $12

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5. Try this classic with a gory twist.

Topshop, $6

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6. And this creepy doll ensemble is wonderfully nightmarish.




Top, $31 and skirt, $24. Both at Romwe.

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7. Try this blood-drenched skirt, if you’re not into subtlety.


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8. Halloween celebration doesn’t have to be limited to orange and black.

Zoe Karssen at Dolls Kill, $133

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9. And this jack-o’-lantern grins for you when you’re not feeling so jovial.

ASOS, $54

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10. Just because you’re essentially a skeleton doesn’t mean you don’t have a heart.

Old Navy, $17

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11. And a vampire cat is decidedly cuter than a vampire bat.


Forever 21, $14

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12. There’s this charm bracelet that doesn’t have a direct Halloween reference but is still pretty creepy.

Would make a good gift for dentists. Infectious Threads, $16

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13. But if you’d rather be more subtle with your spirit, a ring is a good place to start.


Etsy, $24

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14. Earrings are great too, especially in spider form.


Pamela Love, $160

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15. Or a web if you don’t like arachnids but value their contributions to society.


Jennie Kwon at Catbird, $420

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16. These socks are quintessentially Halloween.


Topshop, $6

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17. And this Frankenstein printed body-con dress is perfect for frightening nights out.


So like all of them, if you’re me. Christopher Kane at Browns, $432

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18. A quirky charm bracelet is a cute investment for Halloweenophiles.

Q-Pot at Opening Ceremony, $430

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19. And so is this fanged ring, if you’re still really into vampires.


Vera Meat, $78

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20. There’s a kitty who’s terrified of puns.

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21. And an unlucky rabbit’s head and a menacing axe — which make a perfectly lovely pair of earrings.

Bottica, $147

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22. And these prim and pretty flats are perfect for the unabashedly girly zombie lover.


Iron Fist at, $50

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