Whether you're the "go all out" type of mom or the mom that prefers to keep it simple, you can't deny the appeal of Halloween costumes that are made up of essentially one piece. When it's your baby's first Halloween, you may have time to make an elaborate costume from scratch, but why put in extra effort when you can go with some onesie Halloween costumes that you can buy or make? Your baby isn't likely to remember the hours you spent laboring over their first Halloween costume, so if you can create or buy something just as cute, you shouldn't feel guilty about taking the simpler route.
These costumes are exactly what they sound like — Halloween costumes made out of nothing more than your baby's most essential article of clothing. Some require a bit more effort (like minimal stitching, or finding a certain color), but others can be thrown together in a matter of minutes using pieces you more than likely have sitting around your house.
Whether you're hoping for a classic Halloween character for your baby's first night of trick-or-treating or you want a costume with personality and pizzazz, you don't necessarily have to spend the entire month crafting a perfect costume for your baby. With these costume ideas, all you really need is a simple onesie.
1. Mickey Mouse
3. Where's Waldo? Baby
Dress up as an entire family of Waldos with this idea from Lovely Indeed, or let your baby fly solo. Whatever you choose, achieving this look is simple. You need a red and white striped baby onesie ($4, Amazon) and a red beanie ($7, Etsy). If it's chilly, you can add your favorite pair of pants for extra warmth.
4. Hippie Baby Costume
For free spirited babies, a hippie costume will be easy and slightly hilarious. You can buy a white onesie and tie-dye it yourself, or buy a new tie-dyed onesie ($10, Etsy), add some leggings ($8, Old Navy) for warmth, a headband ($6, Target), some circle glasses ($4, OshKosh B'Gosh), and a pair of boots ($9, Old Navy).
5. Cow Onesie
6. Baby Cactus Costume
7. For Twins: Thing 1 & Thing 2
7. Mouse Costume
8. Pineapple Costume
9. Baby Chef Costume
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