I put together some of my favorite Halloween costume ideas from clothing you ALREADY have!
From these Halloween costume ideas, I thought that majority of people have a striped shirt in their closet. That was my inspiration behind these ideas and I wanted to share my favorite ones that are the easiest to do. If you don’t have a large budget or are on a time crunch, these Halloween costume ideas work for any age and honestly most of them work for men or women. Every costume begins with a striped shirt and a pair of jeans.
This is the easiest one out of all of my last minute Halloween costume ideas! Throw on a beanie and grab a pillowcase to keep all your finds while you go trick-or-treating. If you happen to have an old black eye mask, cut out some eye holes and add it to bring your costume to the next level.
Dressing as a pirate is one of the fastest Halloween costume ideas. I wore my bandana around my head and put on a red costume vest I found at my parent’s house but most regular vests will work. I didn’t have any plastic swords but if you have one of those or a hook, you’re set! Be as elaborate or simple as you’d like.
I spent some time in Italy three years ago and I couldn’t not have a gondolier costume. When I went to Venice, every gondolier wore this costume and it was too cute! I ordered a straw hat from Amazon and then tied my bandana around my neck.
#4 French Person
This costume is very similar to the gondolier except you trade out the straw hat for a beret. Walk around with a baguette or an artist’s palette and you are set!
Those are my favorite easy last minute Halloween costume ideas! Let me know which one is your favorite and if you have any other costume ideas with a striped shirt. If you end up doing one of these yourself, make sure to tag me on Instagram (@kaylajfsmith). I love Halloween and you can find my favorite things to do during the fall here. And if you have any other blog post ideas, feel free to leave your suggestions in the comments below.