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60 Easy Halloween Costumes to DIY This Year

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Yes, you could slap on a pair of ears and a bodysuit and call yourself a mouse (duh), but it's always more fun to get creative for Halloween—from your hair to your carefully curated outfit. This year, draw inspiration for your homemade costume from these 60 pop-culture characters, ranging from culturally relevant to all-time classics.

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Holly Golightly from 'Breakfast at Tiffany's'

1. Crystal Hair Comb, $220

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2.
Norma Kamali Dress $205

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3. Le Specs Cat-Eye Tortoiseshell Acetate Sunglasses, $60

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4. Pearl Necklace, $195

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5. Long Black Nylon Gloves, $8

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A coffee and croissant in hand and you're all set to play one of Manhattan's most iconic silver screen socialites, Holly Golightly. The best part about this outfit is that you probably already own the work-friendly black sheath: now all you have to do is some light shopping on the accessories.

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Rosie the Riveter

1. Polka Dot Headscarf, $6.89

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2. Short Sleeve Denim Shirt, $44.80

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3. 10" High Rise Skinny Jeans, $135

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4. Everlane slingbacks , $94

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Prepare your best flexin' poses.

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Dorothy from 'The Wizard of Oz'

1. Vintage Gingham Apron, $10

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2.
Puff-Sleeved Dress, $39.99


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3.
Isabel Marant Socks, $70


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4. Red Glitter Mary Jane Shoes, $37

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Don't forget to click your heels twice and wear double ponytails.

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Chanel from 'Scream Queens'

1. Satin Neck Bow Blouse, $69

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2. Faux Fur Jacket, $295

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3. Houndstooth Skirt, $69

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4. Maison Miru Pearl earrings, $39

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Lots of fur, pink, and pearls then you've got Chanel's look from Scream Queens.

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'Girl with a Pearl Earring'

1. Pearl Earrings , $140

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2. Cashmere and Silk Scarf, $195

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3. Cashmere and Silk Scarf, $195

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4. Button Down White Top, $29.90

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5. Knit dress, $39.90

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Try recreating the famous painting with these items. Remember to great the right angles.

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'Annie Hall'

1. Cotton White Button Down Shirt , $69

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2.
Silk Tie, $39

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3. Four Button Vest, $41

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4. Pleated Khaki Pants, $48

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For a very on trend costume this halloween, try recreating Annie Hall with New York as back drop.

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'Where's Waldo'

1. Top Headwear Striped , $8.99

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2. Comme Des Garçons Red Striped T-Shirt, $126

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3. Rounds glasses, $89

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4.High Rise Jeans, $79.50

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All the items to recreate Waldo's look might be found right in your closet. Your friend's will be able to spot you amongst a large crowd.

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Whitney Houston at the XXV Super Bowl

1. Adidas Authentic Track Jacket , $65

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2. Adidas Track Pants, $64

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3. White Sweatband, $5.99

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4. Nike Cortez Sneakers, $70

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Start warming up your vocal cords to blow your friend aways like Whitney did in this performance at the Super Bowl.

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Billie Ellish

1. Temporary Hair Spray, $2.99

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2. Fire Sunglasses, $15.99

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3. Oversized T-Shirt Dress, $40

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4. Black Bike Shorts, $69

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5.
Silver Rhinestone Choker, $10

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Add some chunky sole black sneakers and some socks to complete your Billie Ellish look.

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Khaleesi from 'Game of Thrones'

1. Tadashi Shoji Cape Long Sleeve, $468

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2. Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz, $23

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3. Gold Lace Up Flat Sandals, $19

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4. Gold Vermeil Stacking Ring Set, $1962

To portray the Mother of Dragons, hair and makeup is key from a waterfall braid to some heavily filled-in brows.

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Frida Kahlo

1. Pink Sunset Wildflower Headband, $7.79

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2. Floral Blouse, $195

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3. Sterling Silver Earrings, $73.49

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4. Bow Midi Skirt, $59.99

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Don't forget to make a braid updo.

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Ariana Grande

1. Kimono Robe With Fluffy Sleeve, $21

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2. Lace Gloves, $8.59

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3. Green Crystal Earrings, $13.99

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Ariana Grande always has some of the most iconic looks, why not try this one.

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Carmen Miranda

1. Carmen Miranda headpiece , $17.61

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2. Off Shoulder Jumpsuit, $50

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Carmen Miranda was known for her iconic headpieces. Try pairing the headpieces with an off the shoulder dress or top. Dress up as this ultimate samba singer, dancer, and actress this halloween.

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Singin' in the Rain

1. Wide Brimmed Rain Hat, $17.99

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2. Blocktech Coat, $59.90

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The pieces for this costume can easily be reused for a rainy day.

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