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35 Costumes Guaranteed To Win Halloween

Put your friends' expensive, store-bought, probably flammable costumes to shame.

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1. Waiting for a Text Back

The ultimate in terrifying costumes.
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The ultimate in terrifying costumes.

2. Regina George from Mean Girls

Old bridesmaid dresses, it turns out, are a lazy Halloween enthusiast's best friend. (This one is from Donna Morgan.)
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Old bridesmaid dresses, it turns out, are a lazy Halloween enthusiast's best friend. (This one is from Donna Morgan.)

3. Fantasy Football

Get it? DO YOU GET IT????
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Get it? DO YOU GET IT????

4. A Sick Cat

Sorry, *a sexy sick cat.
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Sorry, *a sexy sick cat.

5. (Add a vet for a forlorn couples costume.)

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6. Jimi Hendrix

😍
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😍

7. A Nightmare Dressed Like a Daydream

Hi T. Swift add us to your squad plz.
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Hi T. Swift add us to your squad plz.

8. Starbucks Lover

AND YOU LOVE THE GAME.
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AND YOU LOVE THE GAME.

9. A Burrito

Learn how to make this surprisingly cozy costume here.
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Learn how to make this surprisingly cozy costume here.

10. Guac Is Extra

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11. A Tamagotchi

Complete with πŸ’©
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Complete with πŸ’©

12. Netflix & Chill

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13. Kristy from The Baby-Sitters Club

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14. TLC

Circa the "Creep" video.
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Circa the "Creep" video.

15. Miss Behavior and Miss Demeanor

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16. Miss Andry

πŸ’¦πŸ’¦πŸ’¦
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πŸ’¦πŸ’¦πŸ’¦

17. Pluto

We still love you, lil' guy!
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We still love you, lil' guy!

18. The Sex Bases

Reppin' Pound Town! ⚾️😏
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Reppin' Pound Town! ⚾️😏

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19. Cookie Lyon from Empire

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20. Or Lucious Lyon

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21. Toothpaste on a Toothbrush

Another bridesmaid dress living its best life.
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Another bridesmaid dress living its best life.

22. Guess Who?

Find out how to make this #tbt here.
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Find out how to make this #tbt here.

23. Serena Williams and a Wimbledon Trophy

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24. Gene from Wet Hot American Summer

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25. (Plus the cutest can of vegetables you ever did see.)

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26. Ms. Frizzle

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27. Aunt Viv #1 and Aunt Viv #2 from Fresh Prince

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28. Hillary and Carlton Banks

Good luck finding a Carlton this adorable.
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Good luck finding a Carlton this adorable.

29. The Cat's Pajamas

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30. The Founding Dads

"Hi, Hungry, I'm Dad."
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"Hi, Hungry, I'm Dad."

31. A Butterfly

Give your bridesmaid or formal dress a new lease on life.
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Give your bridesmaid or formal dress a new lease on life.

32. Ron Swanson and Breakfast

This is what true love looks like.
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This is what true love looks like.

33. A Bull and a China Shop

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34. Beanie Babies

All it takes is a big red tag and you can transform basically any animal into a plush '90s collectible.
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All it takes is a big red tag and you can transform basically any animal into a plush '90s collectible.

35. The Oregon Trail

Your friend who LOVES crafting can be the wagon; the rest of you can throw on T-shirts and call it a night.
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Your friend who LOVES crafting can be the wagon; the rest of you can throw on T-shirts and call it a night.

Costume design and construction: Rachel Wilkerson Miller and Alanna Okun

Additional costume assistance: Jenny Chang, Julia Reinstein, Jess Probus, and Terri Pous

Photography: Lauren Zaser and Sarah Kobos