Skip To Content

    22 Halloween Costumes Literally Everyone Will Be Talking About The Next Day

    If you've never seen a guinea pig wearing a witch hat... you're welcome.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A yellow raincoat that, when accessorized with the right stuff, isn't just one Halloween costumes — it's two! Pair it with a blue wig à la Coraline Jones or with a red balloon to channel Georgie from It.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I bought this for a Coraline costume that I have yet to do. I have, however, used it on rainy days and it is excellent for its intended purpose. It is quite large (and warm) as other reviewers have said, but I don't mind that. It's held up very well and I'd definitely buy it again." —Arose M.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.95+ (available in sizes M–XXXL).

    2. A spandex bodysuit most likely sourced from Roswell, New Mexico. This other-worldly 'fit requires no accessories whatsoever, aka you can consider this a one-and-done that won't have you racking up wigs, bows, masks, and more to your cart.

    reviewer wearing the alien costume
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I used this for Halloween and surprisingly the outfit held up all night long and after washing looks brand-new again." —a. henry 

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 29 colors). 

    3. A goat, moose, or sheep wig you are contractually obligated to purchase if you have a pug or golden retriever because wow... seeing the below photos on Amazon boosted my mood and cleared my skin within seconds.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Sherman loves his Halloween costume! There's a way to loosen or tighten this head piece to fit your dogs head. Sherman has a giant head and I was able to fit it to him so it was perfect and it even stayed on while he chased squirrels!" —Amanda

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in sizes S–L and in three styles).

    4. An inflatable jetpack costume that will have you requesting Elton John's "Rocketman" at least a dozen times.

    reviewer wearing rocket costume
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I wore this to a Halloween drive in event while I was working as the videographer filming the event. Everyone loved my costume and all night people would burst into laughter or tell me they wanted one. This is easily the best $60 ever spent. The batteries lasted for hours and inflation only takes a minute or less." —Jacob D. 

    Get it from Amazon for $69.95 (one size fits some). 

    5. A sequin flapper dress stolen from the closet of Daisy Buchanan herself. Pair this with some pearls and you'll be on your way to ruining the life of a man named Gatsby.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Way better than I expected. I thought this would be costume material with sequins thrown on. But noooo, this is well made and the beading is beautiful. So glad I got it." —Sophie

    Get it from Amazon for $42.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and in eight colors).

    6. A Marge costume complete with all the signature pieces she wears in The Simpsons: yellow tights, an orange beaded necklace, blue wig, neon dress, and glasses.

    model wearing the simpsons costume
    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99+ (available in sizes S–XL). 

    7. A set of Pikachu ears and a tail ideal for folks who considered "Gotta Catch 'Em All" the theme song of their childhood. Pair this with a yellow dress and voila, your status of Pokémon Master is all but guaranteed.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    If you want your bestie or partner to dress up as Ash Ketchum, just grab this accessory kit. And don't forget your Pokéball!

    Promising review: "Headband was perfect and nicely stuffed. Stayed put all night. The tail is bigger than I expected, but I'm so glad because it ended up looking better for the costume. I had to put a couple loose stitches at the base of the tail to attach it to my dress, and the top of the tail I just attached to my zipper using the safety pin it comes with. All-in-all, took two minutes and stayed put all evening, upright and fully stuffed. If you are worried it's a child size and aren't sure, just order it because it's fine and can totally fit an adult female head size." —asamimakes

    Get it from Amazon for $23.49.

    8. A Princess Leia 'fit because we already know that they're the royalty of the house, so why not acknowledge that by also bringing your Star Wars obsession to the forefront of your pet's Instagram account.

    reviewer pug wearing princess Leia costume
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "We got so many good laughs from this purchase! Our dog is such a good sport, and didn't mind this on her one bit. We took plenty of pictures, and loved seeing her as our favorite Princess Leia." —Dugan 

    Get it from Amazon for $24.97+ (available in sizes S–XL). 

    9. A dress, glove, and wig trio if your idea of a nightmare is waiting until 8 p.m. the night of October 30 to get a Halloween costume. Spare yourself the headache and snag this Sally ensemble right now.

    reviewer wearing the costume
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Great costume! I won the costume contest at our local bar. Of course, I added the makeup. Back of dress is a sheer pink, so you need to wear something under it. Wig was sparse in places, but did the job." —dee

    Get it from Amazon for $21.92+ (available in sizes L–XXL). 

    10. A horn headpiece you can pair with one of the (dozens) of black dresses in your closet and become the Mistress of Evil herself, Maleficent. Then, simply contour the crap out of your cheekbones and you'll be voted best dressed in no time.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Awesome headpiece! I was very skeptical about purchasing this item for my Maleficent costume, but I was super impressed by it! It does have a bit of a strong smell, but it went away quickly after taking it out of the bag. The fit is perfect, and the horns stand up perfectly. I am really looking forward to seeing the whole costume come together." —Somer Zvolensky

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99.

    11. A lobster onesie to fulfill your lifelong dream of being cast in The Amanda Show, even though the show has been off the air for about seven decades at this point.

    reviewers wearing the lobsters costume
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Quality is great. Super comfortable. It even has pockets! We went as Judge Trudy and the dancing lobsters for Halloween." —Christina 

    Get it from Amazon for $79.95 (available in sizes XS–XL).

    12. An inflatable cow costume everyone will be mooooooo-re than impressed with! Consider this an udder-ly foolproof way to win the funniest costume contest this year.

    reviewer wearing the cow costume
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Over all I am THRILLED with this costume! it looks cute and totally embarrassed my first grader at his costume ball! The price was right! Would absolutely buy again!" —S.E. Langer 

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99 (one size fits some). 

    13. An adjustable hat to make your guinea pig look even more bewitching-ly cute than it already is. Hear ye, hear ye: I present to you a gift in the form of the reviewer photos that can be found on this product listing.

    reviewer guinea pig wearing the witch hat
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Adorable hat and little scarf!! I like the fact that it has a little button on it to make it tighter or looser so I love that you can adjust it, very cute for our three little guinea pigs!" —Hope McFarland 

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99

    14. A bat costume made from a delightfully cozy material that would make even your fleece rubber duck pajama bottoms feel uncomfortable in comparison.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I ordered a size up after reading reviews. I love this costume. It is incredibly warm and indeed cozy. While it seems to be made just out of cheap felt or fleece, it still is very warm. I had some loose strings that were easy to cut. I wore this costume with a long-sleeved black shirt underneath, fleece-lined leggings, and black boots." —Mika

    Get it from Amazon for $23.40+ (available in sizes XS–6X).

    15. A retro poodle skirt dress to have you feeling like an extra on the set of the original Grease featuring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (not the subpar 2016 remake that aired on Fox, people).

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love it! I got this dress for a school social that I'm chaperoning. It's very good quality for a costume. It does need to be ironed, but the material is a bit stretchy. I usually ware a size 12/L, but the other reviews say it runs small, so I bought a 2XL. It fit perfect. I highly recommend adding a petticoat to add some poof. The belt and scarf are also nice." —D. Meemers

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99 (available in five colors and sizes S–XXL).

    16. A framed Mona Lisa to let you fix da Vinci's greatest mistake: the brows. Grab some tinted gel, fill those bad boys in, and proudly announce that you've improved a work of art.

    reviewer wearing the framed costume
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "My son insisted that he wanted to be Leonardo Da Vinci for halloween and when we were looking online for that costume we came across this and he pleaded that I be the 'Mama Lisa.' We made a great pair. The costume is well made and was not as uncomfortable, as I thought it would be. It is is sure to be a hit at a party." —D.M. Andolfi

    Get it from Amazon for $37.03

    17. A cowboy costume to make your beloved look like the main character in a 2021 Netflix reboot of The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "MY kitten looked adorable in this outfit! She was the best sheriff/cowboy ever! She honestly didn't mind this (as long as she got her treat) and ran around like normal." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $13.98+ (available in sizes M–XL)

    18. A wedding ensemble if your personality revolves around being strange and unusual. This is the perfect 'fit for All Hallows' Eve vows to a certain bio-exorcist.

    model wearing the costume
    Yandy

    Get it from Yandy for $79.95 (available in sizes S–XL).

    19. A Freddy Krueger costume guaranteed to give you the *evil laughter* sweetest dreams possible. Starring in nightmares? On Elm street? That's the old Freddy Krueger. He's turned a new leaf.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    And yep, this costume comes with a hat and that creepy AF glove!

    Promising review: "I got so many compliments on this outfit. It is stunner! I had to wear black leggings under the dress because it was a little short on me, but it looked like part of the costume so it worked well." —Bull City

    Get it from Amazon for $53.67+ (available in sizes XS–L).

    20. A wacky waving inflatable arm flailing tube man that, uh, will make it look like you have some serious dance moves.

    reviewers wearing the red waving arm costume
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I’ve never enjoyed a costume as much as I’ve enjoyed this one. Fit great and everyone loved it. My neighbor made a joke from afar asking if I do this often and I’m like 'Every day' with the most serious face I could make thru the blurry mouth hole." —Scubakai

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in four colors). 

    21. A three-piece costume that'll make your Hauntober more ~bewitching~ than ever before. I'm not sure what she's up to these days, but this strikes me as something a present-day Marnie (cc Halloweentown) would wear.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is adorable. You need a short black petticoat underneath for the fullness in the picture, though. It looks great in person, and I have gotten a lot of compliments. The sleeves are perfectly puffed." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $44.99+ (available in sizes XS–3X).

    22. OR! A Wicked Witch-inspired outfit you should absolutely NOT put near water. It will melt. Just trust me on this one.

    reviewer wearing long black dress with black pointy hat and broomstick
    amazon.com

    This costume comes with a full length gown, tulle petticoat, a hat, and stick-on black fingernails

    Promising review: "This costume is fantastic. The fabric is nice, the costume is well-made, and the accessories are spot-on. Every year we do a family costume and this year we are doing The Wizard of Oz. This is the perfect Wicked Witch of the West costume!" —dixie

    Get it from Amazon for $52.94+ (available in sizes S–3X). 

    Looking for the perfect gift for any occasion? Check out all of BuzzFeed’s gift guides!

    illustrated gift guide banner
    BuzzFeed

    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.