Halloweekend is quickly approaching, which means filling out your “Halloween Inspiration” Pinterest board is next on the agenda. If you’re currently stressing over your first-ever college Halloween party, look no further. There are so many different costumes across the internet to give you some serious inspiration. Don’t worry about doing all that searching on your own though. We’ve got you covered.
Whether you’re partnering with your whole sorority or going for a solo look, these Halloween costumes are easy to DIY yourself or with friends.
This Tim Burton movie is a great film for spooky season and you should wear this costume while you watch it.
What you’ll need: blue wig, $18
Queen of Hearts
Mac and Cheese
Be the snack we all know you are with this fun costume.
What you’ll need: construction paper, $34
Dexter from Dexter’s Laboratory
You might not have a secret lab you’re keeping secret from almost everyone you know — unless you do, but with this costume, no one can really be sure.
What you’ll need: lab coat, $14
Debbie from The Wild Thornberrys
Monkey D. Luffy from One Piece
The popular character from this longer than life anime has the cutest outfit. This simplistic look won’t break the bank and will be easily recognized by fans.
What you’ll need: red t-shirt, $18
This costume is proof that no matter what you dress up as your brows can still look amazing.
What you’ll need: bow tie, $8
Belle from Beauty and the Beast
Become a part of a tale as old as time with this beloved Disney princess costume. You can make it as casual or as over the top as you’d like with a few pieces from your closet.
What you’ll need: yellow dress, $38
Ursula from The Little Mermaid
You’ll be the spookiest witch this year. Just be extra careful around any water.
What you’ll need: hat, $18
Blue Diamond from Steven Universe
This all blue costume will have you looking like the otherworldly royalty you are.
What you’ll need: blue dress, $26
Our favorite orange sweater wearing character makes a great costume. Just don’t forget those all important glasses.
What you’ll need: red skirt, $14
This might be the ultimate DIY costume. One simple sheet with a few new holes and there you go.
What you’ll need: sheet, $12
Kuzco and Patcha from The Emperor’s New Groove
Bo Peep from Toy Story
The only daughter of the Addams family, Wednesday is strong willed and always true to herself. As long as you’ve got pigtails and a black dress, you’ll give off serious Wednesday vibes so feel free to play around with other aspects of the costume.
What you’ll need: black dress, $27
Agents from MIB
Marceline and Marshal Lee from Adventure Time
Pennywise is a pretty scary clown, but you can make his iconic look all your own with the right additions to your face paint.
What you’ll need: red dress, $37
Bride of Frankenstein
This is the easiest costume to DIY and patch together.
What you’ll need: body paint, $7
Grab a sword and maybe some bright red lipstick to you’ll be ready to make someone walk the plank.
What you’ll need: Sword, $23
The makeup in this look will transform you you into the most stunning toilet paper roll of all time.
What you’ll need: black eyeliner, $9
Sabrina from Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
Number 8 from The Umbrella Academy
Betty and Veronica from Riverdale
Since every member of The Incredibles is incredibly strong, fast and inspiring, slap their symbol on your costume to make you feel like you can do anything.
What You’ll Need: Black Pants, $29
Shego from Kim Possible
Even though Shego was a villain, she had the best look on Kim Possible. Who would have thought she could make bright green look so good?
What You’ll Need: Black Lipstick, $7
Snow White is a princess who knows how to keep it casual. Mix and match some pieces from your closet to create this simple DIY take on the classic costume.
What You’ll Need: Yellow Skirt, $31
Monkey and a Banana
These may easily be the most comfortable costumes you ever wear.
What You’ll Need: Monkey Onesie, $27
Alvin and the Chipmunks
These three chipmunks make for an easy group costume.
What You’ll Need: Shirt Dress, $27
Shaggy and Scobby
This dynamic duo is known for taking off costumes, but you can win all the Scooby Snacks with these looks.
What You’ll Need: Green Shirt, $7
Now you have to decide if you’re a unicorn from My Little Pony or Harry Potter.
What You’ll Need: Metallic Top, $20
Grab your partner in crime for this cute couple’s costume.
What You’ll Need: Black Mask, $5
LaCienega, Penny and Zoey from The Proud Family
Okoye from Black Panther
Wakanda forever! You’ll feel like a straight-up badass in this costume, inspired by the female warriors of Black Panther.
What You’ll Need: Gold Choker, $14
A League of Their Own
Give a shoutout to this timeless movie with a retro baseball costume.
What You’ll Need: Red cap, $10
Grab the Dionne to your Cher and cover yourself in plaid. Feel free to drop some change on these trendy looks, since you can basically wear them all year long.
What You’ll Need: Yellow Skirt, $21
Sailor Moon was the star of the ’90s and makes for an epic throwback.
What You’ll Need: Blonde Wig, $27, Amazon
The Smartest Kids in Class
There’s no cooler way to show off how smart you are. This costume is easy to assemble with some clothes from your closet.
What You’ll Need: Bowtie, $16
We all know you’re a wonder woman irl, but Halloween is the best excuse to dress up like one.
What You’ll Need: Tshirt: $21
Lilo and Stitch
Enlist your bestie to make this cute costume a reality.
What You’ll Need: Grass Skirt, $7
Becoming a mermaid can be as simple or as extra as you’d like.
What You’ll Need: Crown, $10
Canary from Hunter X Hunter
Canary in’t a flashy dresser, but she’s also super put together. Her look is clean and simple so you can recreate it with ease.
What You’ll Need: White Shirt, $22
It’s so much fun rocking blue hair for a night.
What You’ll Need: Blue Wig, $12
There are so many ways to do this costume. Feel free to buy a costume and a mask, or have fun painting your face.
What You’ll Need: Venom Costume, $65
Even though Jessica says she was drawn badly, that doesn’t mean your costume has to be. Show up to any party and turn heads just like she would expect you to.
What You’ll Need: Purple Gloves, $9
Gotham can wait. You have a Halloween party to go to.
What You’ll Need: Batman Mask, $24
Misty from Pokemon
Misty was all about comfort since she traveled so much, so this costume is easy to put together and wear all night long.
What You’ll Need: Red Suspenders, $8
So maybe you didn’t get your letter to Hogwarts, but no one has to know. Don your red robes and defend your house.
What You’ll Need: Gryffindor Tie, $7
The Shinning Twins
You don’t need a twin for this costume. Just let everyone know that your twin is busy haunting someone else.
What You’ll Need: Blue Dress, $40
Cruella de Vil from 101 Dalmatians
Cruella may be a villain, but she’s the most fashionable one around. All you need is that black and white wig and some faux fur.
What you’ll Need: Red Gloves, $10
Poison Ivy’s look can be achieved with a green outfit, but be as creative as you’d like with leaves and makeup.
What You’ll Need: Ivy Leaves, $10
Captain Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean
This costume will make you feel like you can conquer all seven seas or any party.
What You’ll Need: Belt, $46
You can eat a snack and be a snack a the same time with this costume. Besides, any look this comfortable is a win.
What You’ll Need: Avocado Pajamas, $40
Rosie the Riveter
Inspire everyone with ease at your Halloween party.
What You’ll Need: Red Bandana, $5
Woody and Buzzlightyear from Toy Story
These costumes will take you to infinity and beyond.
What You’ll Need: Cowboy Hat, $20
Ketchup and Mustard
We all love a good condiment, so there’s no way you could go wrong with these simple costumes.
What You’ll Need: Tshirt, $15
Just make sure you don’t sleep through your Halloween party.
What You’ll Need: Crown, $23
Lara Croft from Tomb Raider
Channel the badass treasure hunter.
What You’ll Need: Blue Top, $17
This simple costume can be completed with an all-black look, but the stripped socks and pointy hat really bring it together.
What You’ll Need: Witches hat, $16
Sally and Jack from The Nightmare Before Christmas
Grab bae and become the ultimate Halloween power couple.
What You’ll Need: Red Wig, $20
This fun costume is a great excuse to play around with metallic makeup and your shiniest dress.
What You’ll Need: Metallic Dress, $40
Jessie from Team Rocket
Unleash your inner villain.
What You’ll Need: Black Boots, $45
Sadness from Inside Out
Sadness wears a super soft looking sweater that will make you want to stay in your costume forever.
What You’ll Need: Circle Frames, $9
There aren’t too many parts to this costume, but it may be a little hard taking your magic carpet with you to a Halloween party.
What You’ll Need: Purple Vest, $25
You could make your favorite drink, or you could become it! This costume basically costs the same amount anyway.
What You’ll Need: Tshirt, $17
80s Fitness Enthusiast
This is such a fun and easy costume. Get a few pieces of brightly color spandex, a fanny pack and a windbreaker and you’re set.
What You’ll Need: Fanny Pack, $8
One of the best things about this look is that you can make it anything you want! Glam it up, or make it as realistic as possible.
What You’ll Need: Rhinestone Stickers, $9
You’re a Barbie Girl so why not dress like one?
What You’ll Need: Felt Fabric, $7
Transport yourself to the 1920s with this look, and show everyone why it was the beginning of a fashion revolution.
What You’ll Need: Pearl Necklace, $9
The PowerPuff Girls
Sugar, spice and everything nice is exactly what you need for these costumes.
What You’ll Need: Black Belt, $9
Comic Book Heroes
You can finally become the superheroes you’ve always wanted to be.
What You’ll Need: Face Paint, $8
This costume is perfect for anyone who’s been dying to rock rainbow hair for a night.
What You’ll Need: Pink Hair Conditioner, $22
With a few pom poms and a little love from your hot glue gun, this tube top/mini skirt combo becomes a killer costume.
What You’ll Need: Rainbow Pom Poms, $6
Pineapple and Strawberry
Become the snack you know you are.
What You’ll Need: Red Dress, $26
This costume is crazy comfortable and so nostalgic. Plus, the neon hues are right on trend.
What You’ll Need: Neon Leotard, $17
Pay tribute to the late R&B singer Aaliyah with this cool-girl costume idea.
What You’ll Need: Black pants, $19
This might be the easiest costume of all time. Bonus points if you actually go to a frat party.
What You’ll Need: Boat Shoes $65
Get together with your girls and dress as the Power Rangers (obviously, you’ll be the pink one).
What You’ll Need: Power Rangers Uniform, $20
When it comes to Best Costume, you’ll win that battle for sure.
What You’ll Need: Pink Boxing Gloves, $26
This swimsuit is currently getting a revival. Shop the exact look online, then wear it to the pool on your next vacay.
What You’ll Need: Pretty Woman Dress, $27
*Steve Harrington voice* Ahoy, ladies! Roll up in nautical stripes and a sailor hat (which weirdly makes everyone look super cute).
What You’ll Need: Sailor Hat, $12
Travel back to the 70s and take a trip to your fave thrift store for this look.
What You’ll Need: Peace earrings, $10
Cheshire Cat from Alice in Wonderland
Transform into a cat of mystery and make friends with someone in a green hat.
What You’ll Need: Cat Ears, $9
Mario and Luigi
Peanut Butter and Jelly
This costume is a Pinterest favorite every single year. I won’t judge if you fully recreate this photo for yourself.
What You’ll Need: Tshirt Dress, $27
Social Media Platforms
There’s only one squad more iconic than yours: Snapchat, Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook, and Instagram.
What You’ll Need: White Sneakers, $21
Because who wouldn’t want to be the Princess of Pop?
What You’ll Need: Black Skirt, $15
TY Beanie Baby
Remind all your friends of their favorite toys growing up.
What You’ll Need: Pastel Pants, $20
Winnie, Sarah and Mary from “Hocus Pocus”
Team up with your besties to become the most powerful witches around.
What You’ll Need: Green Dress, $43
Sun & Moon
Your life literally revolves around your best friend, so dress her up as the sun. This costume is super easy to pull together with a couple DIY crowns and a lot of sparkle.
What You’ll Need: Sequin Tube Top, $14, Forever 21
Ice Cream Sundae
This probably wasn’t what your friends expected when you told them you were going as a “Scream Queen,” but they’ll love this look nonetheless.
What You’ll Need: Sprinkle T-Shirt, $14, Amazon
Dress up as a high fashion feline. Wear your favorite black denim with a silk camisole and some lacey black cat ears.
What You’ll Need: Lace Cat Ears, $4, Yandy
Kori Williams is the Editorial Fellow at Seventeen and covers celebrities, pop culture, music and what’s interesting on the internet.
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