15 Halloween Costumes Made from What You Already Have in the Closet

Halloween is just around the corner and it's time to start putting together your costume.  Don't want to spend a lot of money?  Don't have enough time to go costume shopping during midterms? Don't fear!  Below are 15 cheap costume ideas that you can throw together in a hurry out of what's primarily already in your closet.  

1. Cat 

 

What you need: black shirt, black pants or skirt, tail, cat ears, black face paint for nose and whiskers 

2. Referee

What you need: black and white striped shirt, black pants or skirt, white knee socks with black stripe, black baseball cap, whistle, sneakers, black face paint for two lines on each cheek 

3. Bunny

What you need: pink shirt, white skirt, bow tie, pink pom pom for tail, bunny ears 

4. Witch

What you need: little black dress, witches hat, broomstick 

5. Lady bug 

What you need: red shirt, red skirt, black construction paper to cut into dots to tape onto shirt and skirt, antenna 

6. Devil and angel

What you need:

Devil: red dress, devil horns, pitchfork

Angel: white dress, angel wings, halo 

7. Bumble bee 

What you need: black and yellow striped shirt, black skirt, antennas 

8. Nerd

What you need: white collared shirt or t-shirt, plaid skirt, knee socks, oxfords, glasses with tape around nose piece, suspenders, bow tie 

9. Mime 

What you need: black and white striped shirt, black pants or skirt, white gloves, face paint 

10. 80s workout girl 

What you need: neon crop top, neon leggings, neon leg warmers, sneakers, sweatbands, headband to wear over forehead, scrunchie for high side ponytail 

11. Robber

What you need: black and white striped shirt, black pants or skirt, black beanie, black mask, pouch for money 

12. Greek goddess 

What you need: white dress, gold braided belt, gold leaf crown

13. Cowgirl 

What you need: plaid shirt, jean shorts, cowboy boots, cowboy hat, bandana

14. Solider

 

 

What you need: black shirt, camouflage pants, army jacket, combat boots

15. Minion 

What you need: Yellow shirt, overalls, minion goggles