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Which ‘Harry Potter’ Character Should You Dress Up As This Halloween?

So you’ve decided to dress up as one of the leading ladies from Harry Potter this Halloween. But how do you choose which one? We’ve broken it down for you, based on your personality.

1. If you want to go classic…

Channel your inner Hermione Granger!

You can go for the well-known Hogwarts look, but don’t be afraid to add your own spin. Accessories such as a time-turner or a DIY copy of Hogwarts: A History will complete your outfit.

2. If you’re feeling a bit bolder…

Dress up as Ginny Weasley!

If you’re looking for a Harry Potter costume idea that consists of something other than Hogwarts robes, dress up as Ginny in her quidditch gear! Add a red-haired wig if you aren’t a natural, and you’re all set.

3. If you’re the creative type…

Do your best Luna Lovegood!

Because Luna is such a quirky character, you can have a lot of fun with this costume. Mix and match patterns, wear radish earrings and don’t forget an upside-down copy of The Quibbler!

4. If you aim to scare…

You’ll make the perfect Bellatrix Lestrange!

Dark makeup, dark hair and dark clothes are all you need to become Bellatrix Lestrange for the night. Draw a dark mark on your arm… if you wish.

5. If you want to get a laugh…

Moaning Myrtle is your girl!

Invest in a (clean!) toilet seat cover, and Sharpie on a clever caption. Add round glasses and pigtails, and everyone will know who you’re supposed to be.

Have a magical night, collegiettes!

Jamie is a senior Writing, Literature and Publishing major at Emerson College in Boston, MA. She is the Her Campus Life Editor, a National Contributing Writer, and Campus Correspondent of the Emerson Her Campus chapter. Jamie plans to pursue a career in the magazine industry. See more of her work at: www.jamiemkravitz.com