Easy Halloween Costumes for Kids and Adults

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When it comes to Halloween costumes parties, kids are not the only ones who get caught up in the euphoria. We all get excited and want to give our best, when it comes to costumes, makeup and capturing the essence of the character we are trying to portray. In occasions like these, we all want to show our authenticity and be clever. Figuring out how to make your appearance entertaining and impressive can be one of the most exhausting decisions related to the costume. It can be tough, especially if you have a full-time job, and have no time to spend on brainstorming ideas about the costume.

Don’t lose hope! We have some Halloween costumes ideas for kids, couples and all single people out there, that will charm you to death!

 

Halloween Costumes for Couples – Inspired by a Movie

Using a movie inspired idea for a costume is always a great plan. We have chosen some of the best movies and came up with some super creative Halloween costumes that you can easily recreate.

 

Castaway

Simple but remarkable! The girl will represent the ball, papier-mâché a beach ball and paint it white, then paint a face in red. As for the guy, all he needs to wear is a ripped white T-shirt and a full grown beard. It’s thoughtful yet doable, if you have little to no time.

 

Avatar

If you going for a more futuristic look, then Avatar is the perfect choice for you. Body painting can be a very amusing activity, calling upon your inner artist could do the trick for this particular costume and you’ll certainly amaze your friends.

 

Forrest Gump and Jenny

Piece of cake! She should wear a 70’s style dress, a crown made of flowers and a guitar in hand. For him the outfit would go like this: khaki pants, checkered shirt and a ball cap. Doesn’t seem really complicated, right?

 

Halloween Costumes for Couples – Inspired by a Cartoon

 

101 Dalmatians

You have to be crazy not to love this costume! The dog, or in this case the guy could wear a simple white t-shirt white black dots all over, and a dog chain around the neck. Use body paint to emphasize the effect. To impersonate Cruella De Vil, put on a black dress, and a wig to really capture the moment. This costume will surely wow all of your friends and get some laughs!

 

Team Rocket (Pokémon)

Prepare for trouble and make it double! The bad squad is back. Be sure that this costume brings back memories for everyone. If you chose this costume you’ll have to buy wigs to pull it off, red for the lady, and blue for the guy. It’s necessary to wear white clothes with the R letter on your top. And you’re ready to go. Team rocket blasts off at the speed of light!

 

Misty and Ash Ketchum (Pokémon)

You can’t mention the Team Rocket, without the fantastic duo Misty and Ash. The girl should wear a yellow crop top, high cut jeans shorts, red suspenders, red backpack, red sneakers and a Togepi Pokemon plush doll. In order to capture the essence of Misty, it is important to wear an orange wig, also you should style it in a side ponytail. In order to pull off the costume for Ash Ketchum, you will need jeans, cobalt hoodie, a dark green shirt, green fingerless gloves,  green back pack and sneakers. Also, you will need a Pikachu plush doll red and white hat and don’t forget to draw the sign.

 

Fred and Wilma (The Flintstones)

An effective idea for the retro lovers. Use the old clothes that you haven’t worn since God knows when, and make this costume come to life. You will easily find a white dress that is hanging around in your closet, waiting to be worn again. As for the wooden mallet, find some materials in your home and use them to make it unique. One idea for the wooden mallet is to use two or three cardboard leftovers. Freezer paper or paper hand towels mixed with cotton, add volume to it, so you’ll get the shape, cover it with tape and paint over it.

 

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Halloween Costumes for Couples – Inspired by Food

 

Bacon and Eggs

One of the most famous breakfast meals could serve as a funny Halloween costume. The colors of the materials that you’re looking for are white, yellow and brown. Cut the brownish materials in a stripe like the crispy bits of bacon, you could also make the bacon out of painted cardboard. As for the egg you can cut out an old sheet in an imperfect circular form and add a yellow circle in the middle. You’ll look yummier than ever!

 

Oreos

Sweet and crunchy! Would you like this to be your costume theme? Well, it’s just few steps away from you. For impersonating the Oreo cream you should wear only white clothes. Use a cardboard for the biscuits and wear it on your back and front.

 

Halloween Costumes for Couples – Inspired by Nature

 

Day and Night

A very powerful idea! The day person can be presented as the sun, using body paint to really shake up the glorious look. The night person can be showed as a night sky full of stars, and a homemade moon as a hat. You’ll undoubtedly look mysterious.

 

Bee and a Flower

If you want to wake your inner child, then go with this idea! This one is not that easy but the result is worth the trouble! Find colorful fabrics that you no longer need, and become a flower. Attach some interesting material to an old wire and make wings for the bee and leaves for the flower. This costume will make you feel and look cheerful and carefree, and the symbolism is just another perk.

 

Last-Minute Halloween Costumes Inspired by TV Shows

If you have been busy and haven’t had the time to choose a Halloween costume, then these ideas we’ll definitely come in handy.

 

Deadpool

For this costume, you should visit a costume shop and buy a Deadpool costume. It is really important that you capture the spirit of Deadpool, so don’t forget to joke a lot.

 

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Tina Costume

If you are fan of the Bob’s Burgers, then this last-minute Halloween costume is perfect for you. You’ll need a light blue shirt, a darker blue skirt, (or a two-toned dress in blue), short black wig, a yellow barrette and white socks. Put them on and you are good to go.

 

Rick from Rick and Morty

Rick and Morty is one of the most popular animated shows, so why not take that to your advantage and be the drunk and crazy grandpa. Everyone will definitely want to go on a space adventure with you. Get a lab coat and a blue wig. Oh, and don’t forget the unibrow. You’ll only need a blue pencil and a few spare minutes, before you are ready for the Halloween party.

 

Baywatch Costume

If you want to steal the attention at any party, then try this costume. Put on a red one-piece swimsuit, get a whistle and a rescue buoy and you are done. However, keep in mind that the summer is long gone, so bring a jacket in case you get cold.

 

Orange is the New Black

An orange suit and a name tag is all you need to become a member of the Orange is the New Black gang.

 

Eleven from Stranger Things

This costume is super easy and without a doubt you’ll be trendy for wearing it. Make sure you get the right wig, a pink dress and socks. You’ll be ready in no time and this costume will be a great hit wherever you go.

 

Marge Simpson

An all-time favorite costume, which is by far one of the best crow-pleasers. Get a blue wig, a green strapless dress and a red pearly necklace. Also, if you don’t want to paint your body yellow, then put on a yellow skintight shirt and yellow pantyhose. The costume will get you even more attention if you bring your hubby Homer Simpson.

 

Homer Simpson

We can’t imagine Marge without Homer, so don’t leave your devoted wifey on her own. Put on the white shirt and the blue pants, put on some makeup around your mouth

 

 

Cruella de Vil

If you want to reveal a devilish side, then why not try a Cruella de Vil costume. Dye one half of your hair black and the other half white. Also, put on a black dress, white fur (don’t go Cruella all the way and get a faux fur instead) and red gloves. Don’t forget the long cigarette holder.

 

Last-Minute Halloween Costumes for Kids

Let your kid has the most unforgettable Halloween night with the help of one of these costumes. Don’t forget to take as many photos of your little one as you can!

 

Cute Karate Kid

Just get a kimono and your pumpkin will be the cutest karate kid ever.

 

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Harry Potter

Don’t worry, you won’t need to cast spells, in order to make this costume for your kid. Draw Harry’s scar on the forehead with the help of a black eye liner pencil. Also, get a pair of black round glasses and a red and yellow scarf. If you think that your kid can hurt himself/herself with a wand, then you can pass on this part of the costume.

 

Audrey Hepburn

You can never go wrong with a classic costume, so why not dress your girl like this movie diva. You will need a black dress, black gloves, black sunglasses and a tiara.

 

Tinker Bell

In just a few easy steps, you can make your girl a magical fairy. Get a green dress and from the bottom of it cut triangles, so that it looks jagged. On top of her green shoes, glue in white pom poms. Buy a pair of white wings and make her hair into a bun.

 

Waldo and Wenda

These costumes are always a huge hit and can be used by kids and adults. Get jeans or a skirt, red and white shirt and a cap and black and round glasses.

 

Lumberjack

For this super easy and fun costume, you will need a plaid shirt, jeans, woolen hat, boots and a toy ax.

 

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A List of Halloween Costumes that might give You an Idea

  • Wonder Woman
  • Harley Quinn
  • Joker
  • Alice in Wonderland
  • Daenerys Targaryen
  • Princess Lea
  • Darth Vader
  • Pennywise
  • Super Mario and Luigi
  • Little Red Riding Hood and the woolf
  • Powerpuff Girls
  • Angel and Devil
  • Wednesday from the Adams Family
  • Mime
  • Mermaid
  • Sailor
  • Ringleader
  • Stormtropper

 

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  • Hocus Pocus Witch
  • Lara Croft
  • Indiana Jones
  • Cher Horowitz from Clueless
  • Zombie
  • Olaf
  • Cat in the hat
  • Scarecrow
  • Huckleberry Finn
  • Mary Poppins
  • Billy the Puppet
  • Mia Wallace from Pulp Fiction
  • Scooby Doo and Shaggy
  • Bonnie and Clyde
  • Barbie and Ken
  • Bob Ross
  • Rosie the Riveter
  • Sia
  • Frida Kahlo
  • Sandy from Grease
  • Jon Snow
  • Ghostbuster
  • A character from Sims
  • Queen of hearts
  • Russel and Carl from Up
  • Gru and his loyal minions
  • Captain Jack Sparrow

 

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Don’t stress anymore, these are quick solutions that we came up with. They are all very customizable ideas which allow the same idea to be conveyed differently. We’d love to see them materialize in your own special way. Don’t forget that the most important thing is to have fun, while wearing your Halloween costumes. Good luck!