50 Halloween Costume Ideas Inspired by Your Favorite Movies and TV Shows

That you can wear the other 364 days of the year.

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Morgan McMullen

There are two types of people in this world: the people who plan their Halloween costumes three months in advance, and the people who dig through their closet on October 31 in an attempt to find something *acceptable* (and you know, actually recognizable) to wear. And within both of those groups there are the people who refuse to spend any money on a costume—and frankly, we're about to prove there's no need to. Ahead, 58 Halloween costume ideas inspired by your favorite movies and TV shows that can be pulled together from things you already own, or, at least, items you won't be embarrassed to wear again.

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Netflix
Lara Jean from ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’

Topshop Cardigan, $55

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Solid & Striped Scrunchie, $10

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YouTube
Beyoncé and Jay-Z from the ‘Apes**t’ Music Video

Le Suit Women’s Shiny 1 Button Pant Suit, $200

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Dolores from 'Westworld'

APC Dress, $310

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Gap Wrap Belt, $39

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Lady Bird from 'Lady Bird'

Amazon navy-blue sweater vest, $12

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Amazon pink arm warmer, $10

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Walt Disney Studios
Hellen Parr (Elastigirl) from ‘Incredibles 2’

By The Way Jumpsuit, $82

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Tibi Carabiner Nylon Belt, $95

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DESPICABLE ME 2, 2013. ©Universal Pictures/courtesy Everett Collection
©Universal/Courtesy Everett Collection
A minion (Kevin, Stuart, or Bob) from 'Despicable Me'

Levi’s Mom Overalls, $128

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CUNLIN Crop Top, $5

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Vivian Ward from 'Pretty Woman'

Marc Fisher LTD Over the Knee boots, $229

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By The Way Mini Skirt, $34

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ONE HUNDRED AND ONE DALMATIANS, (aka 101 DALMATIANS), Cruella Deville, 1961
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Cruella de Vil from '101 Dalmations'

ASOS Missguided Faux Fur Coat, $92

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Norma Kamali Halter Gown, $175

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Paramount Pictures
Regina George from ‘Mean Girls’

Gap Shirt, $17

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Olga Flirty Bra, $34

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HBO
Khaleesi from ‘Game of Thrones’

Halston Heritage Dress, $147

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Universal Pictures
Anastasia from ‘50 Shades Darker’

Intermix Shirt, $228

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Madewell Lace Boyshorts, $14.50

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Buena Vista Pictures
Margot Tenenbaum from ‘The Royal Tenenbaums’

ASOS Coat, $103

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Paramount Pictures
Wednesday Addams from ‘The Addams Family’

CeCe Blouse, $59

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The CW
Rory Gilmore from ‘Gilmore Girls’

J. Crew Skirt, $40

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Warner Bros.
Harley Quinn from ‘Suicide Squad’

Suicide Squad Shirt, $26

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Dorothy from the ‘Wizard of Oz’

ASOS Dress, $42

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Winifred Sanderson from ‘Hocus Pocus’

Royal Bones by Tripp Dress, $25

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Netflix
Piper from ‘Orange Is the New Black’

H&M; Jumpsuit, $18

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Holly Golightly from ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’

Felicity & Coco Dress, $98

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Spirit Halloween Gloves, $8

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Fox Searchlight
Nina from ‘Black Swan’

Topshop Bodysuit, $18

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Fox Searchlight
Billie Jean King from ‘Battle of the Sexes’

Vineyard Vines Dress, $88

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Kim from ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’

Yeezy Bodysuit, $258

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Warner Bros.
Diana from ‘Wonder Woman’

Tobi Shirt, $40

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ABC Family
Aria from ‘Pretty Little Liars’

Tobi Dress, $24

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Fox
Jackie from ‘That ‘70s Show’

Free People Bell-Bottoms, $78

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Universal Pictures
Claire from ‘The Breakfast Club’

H&M; Shirt, $6

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Carrie from ‘Sex and the City’

Little Mistress Tulle Skirt, $67

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Blair from ‘Gossip Girl’

SEA Tweed Pants, $385

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Etsy Headband, $10

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Serena from ‘Gossip Girl’

Kate Spade Statement Necklace, $158

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ABC
Olivia Pope from ‘Scandal’

J. Crew Trench Coat, $298

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