21 Ridiculously Easy Last Minute DIY Halloween Costumes



Well well well, it’s Halloween time again. I’ll get right to it – you’ll enjoy this blog post if you fall into any of the following categories:

  • You’re last minute AF and scrambling for some super last minute ideas for a Halloween costume (that you need to DIY cuz let’s face it, you waited too long to order one online)
  • You just can’t be bothered to spend $70+ on a Halloween costume
  • You’re sick and tired of “sexy (insert here)” and just want a really cool and unique costume
  • You just love Halloween and must learn all. halloween. costume. ideas. possible!
  • Or you’re just really lazy and looking for some low maintenance costume ideas.

Sounds like you? Well keep scrolling then, because we got you. We’ve compiled 25 ridiculously easy Halloween costumes you can DIY last minute – so that this year, you don’t have to be a cat (meow).

Let’s dive in. 

1. Eleven from Stranger Things

25 Ridiculously Easy Halloween Costumes (DIY) | Luxy Hair Blog | Eleven

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All you need: blonde hair, pink dress, a couple of empty boxes of eggos – which you can safety pin to the back or side of your dress for comfort (and to free up your hands for eating, of course).

2. Wednesday Adams 

25 Ridiculously Easy Halloween Costumes (DIY) | Luxy Hair Blog | Wendy

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25 Ridiculously Easy Halloween Costumes (DIY) | Luxy Hair Blog | Wendy

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All you need: two braids, black eyeliner + lips, white button up dress shirt, black dress or black sweater/cardigan + skirt, black pantyhose and black shoes (heels or no heels work well).

3. Regina George

Because Mean Girls will never, ever, ever get old.

25 Ridiculously Easy Halloween Costumes (DIY) | Luxy Hair Blog | Regina George

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All you need: black skirt, old white tank which you’re not sad to cut holes into, purple bra, pink cardigan. Bonus: create your own Burn Book! (aka just print out the cover from Google).

4. Even better… Damien from Mean Girls

25 Ridiculously Easy Halloween Costumes (DIY) | Luxy Hair Blog | Mean Girls Damien

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All you need: blue hoodie, black sunglasses, a sign that says “she doesn’t even go here”. GENIUS. 

5. Chipotle

Cuz everyone loves chipotle.

25 Ridiculously Easy Halloween Costumes (DIY) | Luxy Hair Blog | Chipotle

All you need: black tank, lots of foil to create a “skirt” (wear shorts underneath for comfort), and print out a Chipotle logo. Bonus: bring guac and pico de gallo to the party. 

5.5. ft. Baby Chipotle

SO CUTE. 

25 Ridiculously Easy Halloween Costumes (DIY) | Luxy Hair Blog | Baby Chipotle

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6. Look What You Made Me Do – Taylor Swift 

Oh lord there are literally 15 costume ideas from this music video, but here are some easy ones. Bonus for all costumes: a sign that says “Look What You Made Me Do”

Badass Taylor

25 Ridiculously Easy Halloween Costumes (DIY) | Luxy Hair Blog | Taylor Swift

All you need: black funky shads, leopard print coat, tight dress, pink nails, heels. 

Crazy Taylor

25 Ridiculously Easy Halloween Costumes (DIY) | Luxy Hair Blog | Taylor Swift

All you need: thigh-high red boots, oversized black sweatshirt (with glitter) and a baseball bat. 

Corpse Taylor

25 Ridiculously Easy Halloween Costumes (DIY) | Luxy Hair Blog | Taylor Swift

All you need: white dress (a bit dirtied up), and crazy messy makeup. Learn how to do it in this tutorial:

Snake Taylor

25 Ridiculously Easy Halloween Costumes (DIY) | Luxy Hair Blog | Taylor Swift

All you need: red dress, golden heels, red nails & lip, super side sleek hair. If you want your hair sleek but still looking good, check out this hair tutorial:

7. Georgie from IT

25 Ridiculously Easy Halloween Costumes (DIY) | Luxy Hair Blog | Georgie IT

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All you need: rainboots, yellow raincoat and a big, red helium balloon.

8. Cracked Porcelain Doll

25 Ridiculously Easy Halloween Costumes (DIY) | Luxy Hair Blog | Shattered Doll

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All you need: literally wear whatever you want (dress like a doll) – so a dress and thigh highs work well, with curled hair or two braids. Also, here’s a great makeup tutorial on how to achieve this look:

9. Cereal Killer

Ok whoever this kid is – genius.

25 Ridiculously Easy Halloween Costumes (DIY) | Luxy Hair Blog | Cereal Killer

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All you need: empty mini cereal boxes that you can pin with safety pins to your shirt. Glue on plastic knives and splatter fake blood (or fabric paint) onto the shirt. Done. 

10. Starbucks Basic B

Isn’t this just a grande-ose idea?

25 Ridiculously Easy Halloween Costumes (DIY) | Luxy Hair Blog | Starbucks

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All you need: beige top, white boa feathers, print out starbucks logo and pin with safety pins, make a green straw (colour a noodle or roll up a bristol board). Cute.

11. Margarita

Speaking of drinks…

25 Ridiculously Easy Halloween Costumes (DIY) | Luxy Hair Blog | Margarita

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All you need: lime green dress, margarita glass, make a lime out of cardboard/bristol board and glue it onto an old headband. Make a cute striped straw, too!

12. Bubble Tea

Since we’re on this whole drinks topic. 

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All you need: pick a bubble tea of your choice and attach dark brown circles to your skirt. Purple for taro, green for honeydew, beige for pearl milk tea. Tada. Attach a straw to your headband and you’re good to go!

13. Boo

25 Ridiculously Easy Halloween Costumes (DIY) | Luxy Hair Blog | Boo

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All you need: pink sweatshirt, purple tights, white converse and two high pig-tails.

14. Russel from UP

25 Ridiculously Easy Halloween Costumes (DIY) | Luxy Hair Blog | Russel from UP

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All you need: cargo shorts, white socks, brown shoes, yellow shirt, red scarf, backpack, helium balloons and a stuffed puppy. Bonus: badges! 

15. Darla from Finding Nemo

25 Ridiculously Easy Halloween Costumes (DIY) | Luxy Hair Blog | Darla

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All you need: purple tee, overalls, ziplock bag filled with water and a fake Nemo, foil head brace!

16. Jigsaw

Yeah smack right down back into the creepy stuff. It’s Halloween after all. 

25 Ridiculously Easy Halloween Costumes (DIY) | Luxy Hair Blog | Jigsaw

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25 Ridiculously Easy Halloween Costumes (DIY) | Luxy Hair Blog | Jigsaw

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17. Mime

25 Ridiculously Easy Halloween Costumes (DIY) | Luxy Hair Blog | Mime

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All you need: striped shirt, beret, white gloves & neck scarf, suspenders, black pants and red shoes/converse. And the red lip, of course. Don’t forget to pose like a mime.

18. Aerobics Instructor

Another reason to whip out those leotards, ladies!

25 Ridiculously Easy Halloween Costumes (DIY) | Luxy Hair Blog | Aerobics Instructor

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All you need: grunning shoes, bright leggins, leotard, and a headband. Props if you find some hand warmers, too!

19. Greek Goddess

25 Ridiculously Easy Halloween Costumes (DIY) | Luxy Hair Blog | Greek Goddess

All you need: beautiful flowing dress, gorgeous flowing locks, and a handmade vine crown! Watch the full tutorial here:

20. Mary Poppins

How cute! And super easy, too.

25 Ridiculously Easy Halloween Costumes (DIY) | Luxy Hair Blog | Mary Poppins

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All you need: a little briefcase, umbrella, fedora, black skirt + tights + shoes and a white button up finished off with a red ribbon at the neck.

21. Scarecrow

You can make this cute or scary.. but we vote scary. Cuz Halloween.

25 Ridiculously Easy Halloween Costumes (DIY) | Luxy Hair Blog | Scarecrow

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All you need: overalls, plaid shirt, and a bunch of straw/hay coming out of your pockets!

There you go, our beautiful friends. What are you dressing up as this year for Halloween? Be sure to let us know in the comments below, and let us know which costume idea out of these 21 you liked the best!  

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