Halloween will be here before you know it, meaning it’s time to start plotting what cute, silly or spooky costume you’ll be wearing. And whether you decide to hit the streets or stay in your yard (stocked with treats, of course), you want to make sure your costume is ultra-Instagramable. From iconic movie and pop culture characters like Elle Woods, Ariana Grande and Frida Kahlo to food products and puns (sour grapes or a French Kiss, anyone?), here are 77 creative Halloween costumes for women that you’re sure to rock on October 31.
77 Creative Halloween Costumes for Women That Will Help You Win Fright Night
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2. Sour Grapes
Just be careful to steer clear of sharp objects. (Also, yes, this costume is absolutely ideal for any wine drinkers among us.)
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6. Lucille Ball
Do you lament that you were born in the wrong decade? This retro outfit is for you. Bonus points if you have a Ricky Ricardo.
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17. Hot Dog
Get two of your friends to go as ketchup and mustard to complete the all-American meal.
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23. The Bachelorette
Grab a rose, smear a little mascara down your cheeks and have a ball.
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36. “The Mask”
While we might not have Gigi Hadid’s makeup artist, we have a whole lot of Halloween spirit and fond memories of having our faces painted as kids. Tip: Buy more face paint than you think you’ll need.
40. Queen Elizabeth
Pay your respects to the late Queen Elizabeth by dressing up as Her Majesty for Halloween. Honestly, as long as your sensible coat and hat match one another, you should be good. (Although an English accent couldn’t hurt.)
57. Cher Horowitz
Would we dress up as any other iconic 90s character? As if.
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63. Karen Smith
A mouse, duuhh…
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67. Charlie Chaplin
69. Cat Woman
Is it even Halloween if someone doesn’t dress up as cat woman? And don’t forget a killer cat eye and bold red lip to complete the look.
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74. Phoni Braxton
While others spend the night imitating ghouls and monsters, you can spend All Hallows Eve looking fab while imitating the RnB legend that is Toni Braxton. Make it a double diva costume by pretending to be Beyoncé pretending to be Toni Braxton.
77. Sailor Moon
Channel childhood nostalgia with the world’s most beloved manga character, Sailor Moon. Enlist your friends as the Sailor Soldiers and it’s a legendary group Halloween costume for the books.
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