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13 Brilliant Halloween Costumes For When You're Feeling Lazy

When it's the day of Halloween and you still don't have a costume, you get creative. It's what you do! And if you want to save 15% or more on car insurance, you switch to GEICO. It's what you do!

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1. Strap on a hoodie and some sunglasses to become your favorite "mean girl."

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Alternate option: Write "Not Penny's Boat" on your palm and lose the sunglasses. You're suddenly Charlie from Lost!

2. Transform yourself into one of your favorite emojis with items you have around the house!

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Does anyone know what that emoji actually means?!

3. With vampire teeth and a turtleneck, you'll make the perfect "Drake-ula."

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It's topical. It's a pun. It's a no-brainer!

4. Get your onesie out of the closet, draw up a fake tag, and you're a life-size Beanie Baby!

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Wearing a onesie on Halloween is kind of genius tbh.

5. A plastic spider is all you need to get punny with this "spider man" costume.

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6. If you're a diehard fan of John McClane, all you need is a tank top and some fake blood.

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Don't forget to go barefoot!

7. Pro tip: All you need to play Elliott from E.T. is a red hoodie and a shopping basket.

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(And a childlike sense of wonder...)

8. The classics never get old! Buy some novelty eyeglasses and embrace your inner Groucho Marx!

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Then rewatch every one of his movies because duh.

9. For a niche television reference, wear all white like the Guilty Remnant in The Leftovers.

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Then try to make it the whole night without speaking. ;)

10. Be an adorable cartoon burglar in black-and-white stripes.

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Or if you've got a red and white shirt, you can be Waldo!

11. It's Quailman from Doug! Get nostalgic for your favorite childhood cartoon with a red tablecloth and a piece of yarn.

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If you need to change mid-Halloween party, just drape the cloth over your head and — BAM! — Little Red Riding Hood.

12. Cereal. Fake blood. Cereal killer. Nuff said.

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An oldie but a goodie!

13. Ever wanted to be a Sim? Because all you need is some paper, a headband, and some wire.

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Just stick it on your head and you've got a DIY Plumbob! If you wanna take it further, you can make some paper commands to attach to yourself. Watch an instructional video here.

Want to be Sleeping Beauty? Just pretend to be asleep like this girl here...

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