10 last-minute Halloween costumes you can DIY


Halloween is tomorrow, and as many are counting down the hours until they can get all dressed up and celebrate with friends, others are in full panic mode because they completely forgot about their costume. Try not to freak out because there's still plenty of time to whip a costume together. If you're in desperate need of costume inspiration ... Keep reading!


1. Men in Black Halloween Costume

Guys or girls, this one's for you! All you need is a black suit, a tie, sunglasses (and a pug if you have one).

2. Old Married Couple Halloween Costume

This is a perfect last-minute couples costume if you and your significant other completely procrastinated on finding costumes. All you need are robes, pajamas, slippers, coffee mugs and reading glasses.

3. "50 Shades of Grey" Halloween Costume

Even though this might have not been what E. L. James meant when she wrote "50 Shades of Grey" ... There is no doubt that this costume will get some laughs. Take a trip over to the local Walmart or Home Depot and pick out some grey paint samples and then hot glue them onto an old tee.

4. Brawny Man Halloween Costume

All you need for this super easy costume is a red flannel and a roll of paper towels. You'll be the hit of the party if someone spills their drink!

5. "The Bachelorette" Halloween Costume

This costume is super easy to recreate. All you need is a fancy dress and a bundle of roses.


6. Tourist Halloween Costume

This costume is for anyone who has a Hawaiian shirt, a straw hat and binoculars. You could also throw in a fanny pack to add to that "touristy" vibe.

7. Smartie Pants Halloween Costume

All you need for this costume are some Smarties candies, glue, pants and nerd accessories. This costume takes minutes to make and will provide you with candy if you get hungry.

8. Pop Art Character Halloween Costume

The only thing this costume requires is makeup skills. Other than that, you can pretty much wear whatever you want. There are plenty of tutorials on YouTube that will show you step-by-step how to create this look.

9. Bandits Halloween Costume

You could be this by yourself, with another person or even with a group. All you need is a striped shirt, black pants, black gloves and a black beanie. Just don't go into any banks dressed like this ...

10. Beer Pong Halloween Costume

This costume works best as a couples costume, but you can still go "red Solo” and it'll be just as good. All you need is a black shirt, hot glue and red Solo cups. You'll be sure to make a splash with this costume.

It's fine if you're just now thinking about your costume. Some people plan it out months in advance while others plan it hours beforehand. No matter what you end up choosing to be this Halloween, have fun and post lots of pictures!



By MELANIE RAIBLE

Editorial editor

Featured photos from Pinterest, Mike Garten, A Bit of Sweet & Color and Kathryn Wirsing.

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