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10 Last Minute Halloween Costumes

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10 Last Minute Halloween Costumes

Are you feeling the Halloween spirit, but you’ve procrastinated on finding the perfectcostume? Don’t worry; I’ve got you covered! In this article I’ll share 10 easy last minuteHalloween costumes with things you can probably find in your house.PirateStart with black pants or a skirt. If you don’t have either of these dark jeans or any darkbottoms will work. Grab a white long-sleeved shirt or dress shirt. Find a belt, preferably a whiteone and put it around your waist. Find a bandana or scarf, fold it into a triangle and wrap itaround your head. If you want to make an eye patch cut a small circle of black fabric or felt andattach an elastic band to create a makeshift eyepatch. Black boots are ideal for this costumebut if you don’t have any, any dark colored shoes will do. Find any gold or silver jewelry such asnecklaces, bracelets, rings, or hoop earrings. If you have any fake swords or if your little siblingsdo, it can make a great addition to your costume.Cowboy/CowgirlStart with a pair of jeans. If you don’t have any denim clothing, a skirt or jacket will do. Look fora plaid or checkered shirt in your closet. If you have any boots, preferably cowboy boots, they’llwork great for this costume. A wide belt with a noticeable buckle is a key accessory. If you add acowboy hat it’ll seal the look. Braids and pigtails are a great hairstyle for any cowgirl. Bandanas,sheriff badges, lassos, and spurs are great accessories to add to finish the look.BarbieThis is probably the easiest costume on this list. Just throw on any pink clothing and you canjust say you’re barbie.VampireStart off wearing a full black outfit. If you have a black cape, drape it on your shoulders and ifnot make a makeshift one. If you have fake plastic fangs wear them. If not, they are cheap atany Halloween store. If you want your face to have a pale vampire-like appearance throw anywhite face powder on it. If you want to add some makeup, red lipstick, eyeliner, and some redeyeshadow under your eyes can make them appear bloodshot. Lastly, whether you’re a girl or aboy a slicked back hairstyle looks great for this costume.HippieIf you’re going for that 70’s look, find some wide legged or flared pants. Throw on a tie-dye shirtor loose-fitting blouse. Put on a fringe vest if you can find one. Throw on some round glasses.

Grab a colorful headband or bandana. If you’re looking for accessories look for or DIY any peace

sign jewelry. Put on any long necklaces or flowers in your hair.

Men in Black

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Get a suit or dress pants and a blazer. Wear a white dress shirt or plain white tee and pair itwith a black tie. Throw on some black shades and if you want to add that extra touch makeyour own M.I.B. badge, just look up a template online, edit your face on it or just keep it blankand pin it to your jacket.FairyThis one is super simple, just add a pair wings with whatever outfit you want to wear. I wouldsuggest wearing a dress or skirt and pairing it with wings from a Halloween store or makingyour own.GhostIf you thought the fairy one was simple, this one is the easiest. Get a white bed sheet, cut twoeyeholes and put it on, it’s really that easy.WitchFind any black dress or skirt and top and add a black cape if you feel like it. Get a witch hat froma costume shop or craft store. Put on some black boots or sneakers. Get a broomstick fromyour house for a more classic look. Add any black accessories like gloves or earrings. If you wantto add some makeup you can get some dark eyeshadow, black eyeliner, and dark lipstick. If youwant to go for a wicked witch vibe you can add warts or moles with green face paint.AngelStart off with a white dress, robe, or just an all-white outfit. Add feathers on your outfit andmake or buy some white feathered wings. Buy a halo or shape one with a yellow or white pipecleaner and attach it onto a headband using hot glue or tape. You can add white tights, whiteshoes, and simple glowy makeup to achieve an angelic effect.Whether you chose a classic costume or something trendy these costumes are sure to makethis Halloween a memorable a stress-free experience. Happy Halloween!

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About the Contributor
Izzy Martinez, Journalist
Izzy Martinez is a Uruguayan American junior journalist at Davis High School. She loves Taylor Swift, Dr. Pepper, and Anakin Skywalker. She’s thinking about starting a career in Journalism and she wants to take this opportunity for her future career.