Halloween is right around the corner, and there's nothing worse than being unprepared. Every year I tell myself that I'm going to start getting my Halloween costume ready in July, and every year I'm left scrambling the week before trying to put something together. Though that's definitely my fault for being a procrastinator when it comes to Halloween, having some last-minute Halloween costumes for adults handy has always been my saving grace.
Sure, it kind of sucks to be left scrambling at the last minute to find a costume that will make me stand out for Halloween, but I always end up getting a grand idea. The greatest things about being able to DIY your Halloween costume is the fact that you can cater it to whatever works best for you. Being able to take a traditional idea and break it down however you like allows you to show off yoru creativity and save some money. Not to mention, you probably won't have to worry about anyone coming in the same costume as you, either.
Whether you're just a procrastinator like me or you're looking for a way to stand out this Halloween, these 15 ideas will help you nail your look.
All you need for this super easy costume is a regular outfit and a pack of name tags ($7). Just write a bunch of different names on the tags and stick them on your outfit of choice.
Head to breakfast — or the coolest party on the block — in this Audrey Hepburn-inspired DIY costume. Get yourself a black dress ($20), black gloves ($8), a tiara ($8), black shades ($10), and some nice costume jewelry ($28).
Need a super easy costume to nail this Halloween? Think about being a scarecrow. All you'll need is a flannel shirt ($15), a pair of boots ($24), a pair of jeans ($10), and a beach hat ($12). Find a few straws of hay to stick in the sleeves of your shirt and your boots and to let fall from underneath your hat.
10Rosie The Riveter
12Bride Of Chucky
Looking for someone to "swipe right" on you? Become a walking Tinder date ad. All you'll need is a red "X" and a green heart. You can also write your name and age on a piece of paper and stick it to your shirt, too. If you're really into the whole Tinder thing, create a flame to stick on your head.
14'The Price Is Right' Contestant
The Price Is Right is probably the show that everyone has wanted to be on since they were kids and Halloween is the perfect time to manifest that dream. Make yourself a sign to hang from around your neck with your predicted number and stick a yellow name tag on.