Our personal Halloween mantra is that it's all in the hair. Or, in another words, wigs just make life easier. Instead of worrying about hair dye, hot tools, or every last head-to-toe detail, you can throw one on and call it a day. From Old Hollywood icons to famous fictional characters, here are our favorite throw-on hair statements along with quick tips for capping off each look.
Whether or not you want to get mixed up with a Tony Montana type, you're going to invite attention channeling Hancock's OG glamour. Once you're working her shoulder-length, dirty blonde fringed bob 'do, slip into something ultra-slinky, like a slip dress.
Elvira Hancock, $29.99; lightinthebox.com.
It's not absolutely necessary, but if you're going to pull of Wallace's jet black bob you should probably know how to twist. Other than that, all you need is white button-up, black bottoms, and a date who can cut a rug.
Mia Wallace in Pulp Fiction Wig, $28.47; citycostumewigs.com.
Fiiiiierce doesn't even begin to cover it. This hair is so unmistakeable you can pretty much wear it with anything (so long as you've got cat eyes, of course), but we suggest something luxe and form-fitting—AKA anything bodycon that Kim K has been wearing as of late.
Queen of the Nile Cleopatra Wig, $12.99; officialcostumes.com.
Honey, if you're coming out—you better be doing it with fluffy, disco-worthy curls à la Ross. For some extra flair, pair your diva mane with your favorite going out dress and fringy false lashes.
Diana Ross Supremes Wig; $32.63; magwigs.com.