Halloween is just around the corner, and if you’re anything like us you’re probably gearing up to spend a little too much money on the perfect costume – that you’ll only wear one time. Unless you take home the cash prize in a costume contest, seems like a bit of a waste, no? That’s why we’ve pulled together some inspiration for six Halloween looks that you can style yourself, and then wear again and again IRL. Call it scary savings. Call it day of the deals. Call it just a great idea!
1920s Flapper Dress
Here’s a pretty classic Halloween look – and one that’s easy to put together! Grab a flowy or fringy black dress (or whichever color you desire) and pair it with: layered pearls, black strappy stilettos and spend a few extra dollars at the party or costume store for a flapper head band and long black gloves.
- Black dress – Macy’s
- Layer pearls – Kohls
- Black stilettos – DKNY
- Flapper head band – Costume SuperCenter
- Long black gloves – Costume SuperCenter
Relive your favorite childhood movie and become the magical Mary Poppins. All you need is a black skirt, white button down, bow-tie (easily borrowed from your significant other, dad or brother), black tights and some cute booties. Top the look off with white gloves, a top hat, red lipstick and Mary’s number one accessory: an umbrella. You’ll instantly become supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!
- Black skirt – Bloomingdales
- White button down – J.Crew
- Black tights – J.Crew
- Booties – Kohls
- White gloves – Costume Express
- Red lipstick – Nordstrom
- Umbrella – J.Crew
Replicate this fashion-forward Sex and the City character with a simple tulle skirt and a feminine tank top. Slip on some neutral heels, grab your beige fringe purse and your “Carrie” monogramed necklace, and you’re ready for the most fabulous night clubs in town. Can anyone say “bottle service?”
- Tulle skirt – Anthropologie
- Silk cami – J.Crew
- Neutral heels – Kohls
- Fringe suede bag – Neiman Marcus
- Monogrammed necklace – GetNameNecklace
Superman in Disguise
Who said Superman had to be a male? Rock the “Superman in disguise” look with a Superman T-shirt under a white button down, a black blazer and a pencil skirt. Head to your local drugstore to pick up some reading glasses, put on black heels and when people ask who you are, confidently say “Superwoman!”
- White button down – J.Crew
- Black blazer – J.Crew
- Pencil skirt – Kohls
- Reading glasses – Glasses.com
- Black heels – Payless ShoeSource
Sandy from Grease
It’s Greased lighting! Go back to the 60s when poodle skirts were cool and put on the iconic Sandy look. All you need is leather pants, a thick-waist belt, a black tank, leather jacket (perfect for Fall) and red heels.
- Leather pants – Macy’s
- Asymmetrical Stretch Belt – Nordstrom
- Black tank – J.Crew
- Leather jacket – J.Crew
- Red heels – Nordstrom
The Morton Salt Girl
Shake your salt shaker with this cute look. Purchase a yellow dress, an umbrella, tights and throw on a yellow rain jacket. As an added prop, carry around a Morton Salt can!
So what is your chic Halloween costume going to be this year? Add yours below!