18 Halloween Costumes You Can Get Away with Wearing at the Office

Thanks, Halloween, for happening on a Tuesday this year. 😒

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File Halloween under The Top 3 Chillest Days at Work: It's one of your few office-appropriate chances to break from your power suit/oppressively buttoned-up "office drone" style to dress up in vintage getups and face makeup.

But if you're going to take part in some costume contest shenanigans, the same rules don't apply as, say, your anything-goes college parties. It's preferable to stand out but not have your distracting outfit land you in a thread with HR, right?

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Below, find inspiration for Halloween looks that don't involve the term "sexy," colored contacts, or spoonfuls of fake blood.

1. Bumblebee

Similar black-and-white styles seen here and here.

2. Eleven from 'Stranger Things'

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3. The Notorious RBG (Ruth Bader Ginsburg)

NOTORIOUS

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4. Bonnie from 'Bonnie and Clyde'

Guess who

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Similar beret found here.

5. Elaine Benes from 'Seinfeld'

GET OUT!!

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6. Chill Pill

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Similar shoes found here.

7. Wonder Woman

Similar stainless steel cuffs found here.

8. A Cactus

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9. Sia

10. Holly Golightly

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11. Margot Tenenbaum

12. Frieda Kahlo

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13. Wednesday Addams

14. A Chanel Fangirl

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Similar tweed jacket found here.

15. Annie Hall

16. A Pink Lady

Cotton candy haired 💗✨

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Similar wig style found here.

17. A Sentient Snapchat Filter

Happy Halloween from your resident snapchat deer! 👻 It "felt" good to get crafty again.

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18. Rosie the Riveter

We Can Do It! #halloween2014

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Similar denim top found here.

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