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32 Halloween Costume Accessories That'll Basically Steal The Show

These additions to your everyday stuff will make your costume LEGENDARY.

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1. A prom queen tiara that's going to looking dazzling covered in blood as you play your best Carrie.

Get them from Amazon: tiara for $8.99 and pint of fake blood for $8.49.
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Get them from Amazon: tiara for $8.99 and pint of fake blood for $8.49.

2. A Phantom of the Opera mask in a million options so you can find the perfect one to go with an ensemble you already love.

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Promising review: "Very nice mask. I won Best Costume at the Halloween Murder Mystery I was attended and think it is due to this mask. The mask was a bit wide for my face, but perfectly wearable. I would recommend this mask for others." —Candis

Get it from Amazon for $25+ (30 color combos).

3. A dashing red hat that'll make everyone say, "Where in the world is that person dressed up as Carmen Sandiego?"

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Promising review: "Purchased this hat for my Carmen Sandiego costume. I would recommend this hat for personal or costume wear." —Kaitlin Apostol

Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (seven colors).

4. A pair of Eleven socks to go with the pink babydoll dress you already have hanging in your closet.

Get them from Spirit Halloween for $7.99.
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Get them from Spirit Halloween for $7.99.

5. And a waffle purse in case carrying around a sweaty box of Eggos for the sake of your Stranger Things costume doesn't appeal to you.

Get it from Spirit Halloween for $9.99.
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Get it from Spirit Halloween for $9.99.

6. A curly wig you can give a trim to fit your desired costume, like Ripley from Alien, a pirate, Slash, or the king himself, Weird Al Yankovic!!!

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Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

7. A pair of Maleficent horns as a *valid* excuse to go full throttle with your contouring kit.

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Promising review: "I wore these horns for Halloween this year. They were very lightweight but didn't look like it. I wrapped a little of my hair around the base of the horns and secured in place with bobby pins. They looked great and I received a lot of compliments." —SasBug

Get them from Amazon for $25.36, Jet for $23.70, or Hot Topic for $22,99.

8. A Wilma Flinstone necklace and matching earrings to go with your artfully tattered white dress.

Get them from SuPsales on Etsy for $26.33.
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Get them from SuPsales on Etsy for $26.33.

9. A felt top hat befitting a magician, snowman, Slash, Alice Cooper, and so many other characters.

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Promising review: "Worked perfectly! While this is too large for my 'slightly larger than average' head, it fit PERFECTLY once I put on a wig. it literally stayed on ALL NIGHT! I'm super impressed with this!" —Mike

Get it from Amazon for $9.84.

10. A pair of metallic platforms for *elevating* anything you wear.

Get them from Boohoo for $25 (two colors, sizes 5–10).
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Get them from Boohoo for $25 (two colors, sizes 5–10).

11. A gothic statement collar so you can let everyone know who runs this coven.

Get it from Hot Topic for $8.79.
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Get it from Hot Topic for $8.79.

12. A mermaid wig available lots of color combos worthy of your ~fantastical~ costume aspirations.

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Promising review: "I had a mermaid photoshoot I was doing and this wig completed my look! Such a great price, came curled and did not stink or feel like most wigs. I'm so happy with this purchase." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (12 color combos).

13. An inflatable Baywatch buoy that's going to look so good while you're running on a beach in slow mo beside Zac Efron and The Rock.

Get it from Amazon for $11.49, Jet for $11.26, or Dolls Kill for $15.
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Get it from Amazon for $11.49, Jet for $11.26, or Dolls Kill for $15.

14. An eye patch with enough wiggle room to fit over your eyeglasses, but still look super sinister.

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Promising review: "Exactly as expected. Good value and perfect pirate accessory. It even worked well with my glasses!" —Ken K

Get it from Amazon for $4 or Jet for $3.99.

15. An iridescent seashell purse you're going to find handy because mermaids don't have pockets.

Get it from Amazon for $20.99 (three colors).
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Get it from Amazon for $20.99 (three colors).

16. A pair of mesh biker shorts to layer under other bottoms for an extra ~edge~.

Get them from Missguided for $18 (sizes 2-12).
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Get them from Missguided for $18 (sizes 2-12).

17. A pair of soft, versatile butterfly wings that won't get in everyone else's way.

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Promising review: "Bought these wings for a butterfly Halloween costume. Worked well; cute and durable. Perfect for festival season. Straps are a little tight (the wings are worn like a backpack), and the elastic isn't as stretchy as I would have liked." —Erica Leong

Get them from Amazon for $7.91+ (three colors) or Jet for $9.67.

18. A Wonder Woman set so Ares can take a hint for once.

Get them from Hot Topic for $6.39.
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Get them from Hot Topic for $6.39.

19. A pair of fingerless paws'll give your fuzzy ensemble some real grip.

Get them from Amazon for $5.99+ (six color combos).
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Get them from Amazon for $5.99+ (six color combos).

20. A pair of bloody thigh highs to set off your bad nurse costume. Or really any costume!

Get them from Amazon for $8.33.
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Get them from Amazon for $8.33.

21. An Ariana Grande–esque mask that won't cost you a couple hundo because bondage stuff can get really pricey and you are putting that money toward Halloween candy instead.

Get it from Hot Topic for $6.39 or Jet for $9.99.
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Get it from Hot Topic for $6.39 or Jet for $9.99.

22. An Inspector Gadget fedora just waiting to be decked out in all sorts of crazy-looking faux gadgets.

Get it from Amazon for $25.98 (four colors, two sizes).
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Get it from Amazon for $25.98 (four colors, two sizes).

23. A three-pack of red bandanas you can use for Rosie The Riveter, a cowboy, or just a very good doggo.

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Promising review: "High-quality, heavy cotton, good price. They are for our cattle dog, and he is quite happy with them. But we do roll them up a bit as they are standard size and so a bit big for Gus." —D. Blaine

Get them from Amazon for $9.99 (nine color combos).

24. A Harry Potter glasses and tie set so your tallest, hairiest friend can say "yer a wizard" allll night.

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Promising review: "High-quality, very well-made, and as good as any silk dress tie purchased at a major department store, so it can be used over and over. For the price, it's very great!" —Alex Wahl

Get them from Amazon for $9.99.

25. A patterned scarf you can wear on your head like Little Edie from Grey Gardens because damn if that ensemble wouldn't be the comfiest.

Get it from Amazon for $3.39 (four patterns).
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Get it from Amazon for $3.39 (four patterns).

26. A poison-apple purse as an evil stepmother-ish warning for anyone who dares cross your path on the way to get a fresh beverage.

Get it from Unique Vintage for $68.
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Get it from Unique Vintage for $68.

27. A pair of werewolf gloves long enough to tuck into the sleeves of your shirt for the ultimate ~transformation~.

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Get them from Amazon for $19.99 or Jet for $19.42.

28. A pair of undead knee-highs that'll drive home the undead point for a zombie or Bride of Frankenstein look.

Get them from Dolls Kill for $11.
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Get them from Dolls Kill for $11.

29. A reversible superhero cape just may help you pull off all kinds of feats.

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Promising review: "Convinced this cape got me laid. Recommend." —Jake Yandell

Get it from Amazon for $9.95 (12 colors).

30. A pair of reverse saddle shoes so you can pull off Audrey Horne from Twin Peaks OR murderous Veronica Sawyer from Heathers.

Get them from Amazon for $25.99 (four color combos, sizes 6–11).
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Get them from Amazon for $25.99 (four color combos, sizes 6–11).

31. A gnarly Freddy glove to take over as the right-hand man for Elm Street tonight.

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Promising review: "The one I got looks like the picture. There's a cloth glove that you slide under the claws. Then you put your hand through it and you can manipulate the fingers. Maybe not the best thing for a cosplayer, but it works for what I needed." —Ratchet&Spank

Get it from Amazon for $11.69 or Hot Topic for $11.60.

32. And a glam cat headband because if you're going to go for the #1 procrastinator's costume accessory, you might as well don this cool AF version.

Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (10 colors).
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Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (10 colors).

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