I compiled this list of amazing costumes you need to copy this year. These costumes are suitable for Halloween, theme parties, and more! Hopefully, you find a look that you love. In this list there are over 50 characters, but over 70 total looks.
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A Cruella costume is a great idea if you want to be instantly recognizable. The white faux fur coat, black maxi dress, and red stilettoes can definitely be worn to other events. The red gloves and cigarette holder can be reused for future costumes.
Faux Fur Coat | Black Dress | Red Stilettos | Red Gloves | Two-Tone Wig | Cigarette Holder.
This Lara Croft Costume is a great last minute costume and you may already have some of the pieces somewhere in your closet.
Chino Shorts in Black | High Neck Tank Top in Black | Black Combat Boots | Leg Holster | Black Grommet Belt.
You can never go wrong with a Black Widow costume. This one requires a little bit of DIY work. A black utility belt (or a plain black belt) can be worn as her first belt. You can use the Black Widow emblem pin and a piece of elastic to make Black Widow’s second belt.
A Black Jumpsuit with Holster and Utility Belt | 1in Black Elastic For Emblem Belt | Small Black Widow Emblem Pin | Combat Boots in Black | Gloves | Wig.
Space Cowgirl costumes will probably be big this year. I included three different looks with pieces you can mix-and-match. This is a great costume idea if you want to do something with a group of friends.
Pink Crop Top | Sequin Wrap in Black or Silver | Black Shorts | Silver Shorts | Cow Print Cowboy Hat |
Cow Print Top | Metallic Pants | White Sneakers | Metallic Cowboy Hat.
Cow Print Tank Top | Metallic Pink Shorts | Black Cowboy Hat
Both the Catwoman costume and the Batman costume resemble the costumes from “Batman Returns” (1992). These costumes are ready to wear so you will not have to worry about finding a lot of extra pieces to complete your look. This is definitely a show stopping couple look.
Complete Ready-to-Wear Catwoman Costume
Complete Ready-to-Wear Batman Costume
This Harley Quinn costume I put together has two replica pieces, a belt and boots. If you want to add to your costume, you can always put small tears in the shirt and draw a heart on your cheek.
Harley Quinn Raglan | Two-Tone Sequin Shorts | Fish Net Stockings | Boot Replica | Belt Replica | Two-Tone Dipped Wig
I put together two different angel looks. Both are great last minute costume ideas that will be popular year after year.
White Wing and Halo Set | White Corset | Tulle Skirt | White Knee-High Stockings | White Stilettos
Black Wing, Halo, and Mask Set | Black Dress | Rhinestone Pantyhose | Black Thigh-High Boots
This little devil costume has pieces you can add to your closet. The straps on the bralette may come up close to the neckline of the top, but any cute bralette will work for this look.
Glitter Horns Headband | Red Mesh Top | Black Bralette | Black Mini Skirt | Black Thigh-High Boots
Playboy Bunny costumes will not go out of style. Similarly, to the Space Cowgirl costumes this is a great group costume idea. This costume is complete and ready to wear.
Complete Ready-to-Wear Playboy Bunny Costume
This is another great last minute costume and you may already own pieces like these. I put together three looks that you can model your costume after. All you have to do as add cat ears for a complete look.
Cat Ear Headband | Black Catsuit | Bow Stilettos
Cat Ear Headband | Lacey Bodysuit | Faux Leather Black Skirt | Black Knee-High Boots
Cat Ear Headband | Leotard | Black Stockings | Choker | Black Knee-High Boots
The Harry Potter series has a special place in my heart. I just had to add a Hogwarts student costume. I included links to the items you can put together to form your perfect Hogwarts costume. What’s your Patronus?
Gryffindor Robe | Slytherin Robe | Hufflepuff Robe | Ravenclaw Robe | House Ties | Sweaters & Vests | White Button Down Shirt | Black Skirt w/ Shorts Under
There are so many directions to go in with witch costumes. I ended up putting together four different looks, but there are so many possibilities.
Black Witch Hat | Black Bell-Sleeve Dress | Black Stockings | Suede Black Boots | Grimoire
Black Witch Hat | Bodysuit | Black Glitter Shorts | Black Knee-High Boots
Black Witch Hat | Glitter Mesh Top | Black Mini Skirt | Black Knee-High Boots
Black Witch Hat | Bodysuit | Tulle Wrap | Bow Stilettos
These Minnie Mouse costumes are family friendly options. Both of the dresses are vintage inspired and if you enjoy retro style they will make a great addition to your closet. This costume is another great couple costume idea. I included links to items that can be worn for a Mickey Mouse costume.
Ears Headband | Red & White Polka Dot Dress | Yellow Stilettos w/Ankle Strap | White Gloves
Ears Headband | Rockabilly Red & White Polka Dot Dress | Yellow Pumps | White Gloves
Bonus Mickey Mouse
Plain Black T-Shirt | Red Shorts | Yellow Sneakers
Alice (Alice in Wonderland)
Similarly to the Minnie Mouse costume, I found a cute retro inspired dress for the Alice in Wonderland costume.
Blue Dress | White Apron | Black Bow Headband | White Tights | Black Mary Janes | Blonde Wig
Velma & Daphne
Velma and Daphne costumes are a great idea for a dynamic duo. If you have an additional friend, they can dress up as Fred.
Costume Glasses | Orange Turtleneck Top | Pleated Red Skirt | Orange Socks | Red Mary Janes | Brown Bob Wig
Dress with Scarf | Purple Flats | Ginger Wig | Purple Headband
White Sweater | Blue Button Down | Orange Scarf | Brown Dress Shoes
Wednesday Addams is actually one of my favorite characters. I even dressed up in a Wednesday Addams costume one year for NY Comic Con.
Black Dress with White Collar | Black Wig | Black Stockings | Black Mary Janes
Here are two incredibly cute ready-to-wear Wonder Woman costumes.
Complete Ready-To-Wear Wonder Woman Costume | Red Stilettos
Complete Ready-To-Wear Wonder Woman Costume | Gold Boots
Beetlejuice Beetlejuice Be- This Beetlejuice costume will make you stand out at your next costume party.
Striped Jacket | Striped Pants | Black Crop Top | Black Stiletto | Green Wig
Dr. Ellie Sattler
This Dr. Ellie Sattler costume is another look you may have the pieces for already.
Coral Button Down | Khaki Chino Shorts | Light Blue Shirt | Brown Belt | Park Badge
You can always dress up in a super cute Tinman costume. A little bit of DIY work is needed for the funnel. You can try to hot glue it to a headband so it stays on your head all night.
Silver Dress | Silver Go-Go Boots | Funnel | Metallic Silver Face & Body Paint
I will admit… I am into with all things Dalmatian print right now. This Dalmatian costume would look so cute in a group, especially if you have a Cruella.
Dalmatian Ears, Bow, and Tail Set | Black Cropped Tank Top | Dalmatian Print Skirt | Black Knee-High Boots | Black Makeup Crayon
This referee costume is a great last minute look.
Referee Shirt | Black Biker Shorts | Whistle
If you love Arrowverse as much as I do, you will love this ready-to-wear Supergirl costume.
Complete Ready-To-Wear Supergirl Costume | Red Go-Go Boots
This Jessica Rabbit costume is pretty dressy and you can definitely re-wear this dress. This is a great wedding guest dress.
Red Gown | Purple Gloves | Red Stilettos | Wavy Red Wig
This is a super easy and comfortable costume idea.
I would totally wear this assassin costume.
Black Catsuit | Corset | Gaiter | Gloves | Cloak
These fuzzy two-piece sets are super cute and they look very comfortable. I think this makes the perfect bunny costume.
Furry Pink Set | Bunny Ears Pink | White Go-Go Boot | Furry Purple Set | Bunny Ears Purple
Mario & Luigi
These Mario and Luigi costumes are another duo costume idea.
Hat, Moustache, Glove, and Button Set | Red Shirt | Blue Pinafore
Hat, Moustache, Glove, and Button Set | Green Shirt | Blue Pinafore
Minions are super easy costumes to put together and they make great group costumes.
Yellow Beanie | Yellow Shirt | Blue Pinafore | Goggles
80s Jazzercise costumes are so fun and vibrant. There are so many possible combinations.
Leotard | Leggings | Legwarmers, Arm Warmers, and Sweatband Set
Leotard | Shorts | Legwarmers, Arm Warmers, Hairbands and Sweatband
These flapper costumes are so cute that I wish I could throw a “Roaring Twenties Party” right now! There are three flapper inspired looks to get you started. I also added two additional 1920’s costumes so you can coordinate with a larger group if you want to.
Complete Ready-To-Wear Flapper Costume | Shoes
Complete Ready-To-Wear Flapper Costume | Shoes
Flapper Accessories | Black Flapper Dress | Shoes
Bonus 1920s Look
Complete Ready-To-Wear 1920s Costume | Shoes
Bonus 1920s Look 2
Complete Ready-To-Wear 1920s Costume | Shoes
Everyday Girl 1970s
I actually might buy something like this. I am in love with this 1970s inspired look. For this outfit, I pulled inspiration from photos from the 1970s. I added a 1970s inspired companion look.
Yellow Button-Down Shirt | Green Plaid Skirt | White Knee-High Socks | Green Scarf | White Penny Loafers
Bonus 70s Look
Paisley Button-Down | Wine-Red Flare Pants
This costume requires a bit off DIY. You will have to attach strips of the trim to your arms and legs. If you want to leave the catsuit unaltered so you can use it for other costumes, you can try attaching the trim with a small piece of Velcro or try to make straps using some black elastic.
Catsuit | White Trim | Black Mask | White Wig | Choker
This police officer costume is a super cute last minute costume.
Complete Ready-To-Wear Cop Costume | Black Boots
This cheerleading costume works well in large groups of friends.
This garden fairy costume is fun and whimsical. It is also super easy to put together.
Green Corset | Gold Tutu | Mustard Shorts | Wings
This convict costume is another easy last minute costume. It also goes well with the police officer costume.
Nurse costumes are another costume idea that will never go out of style.
Lily (Jungle Cruise)
This Lily from Jungle Cruise Costume uses pieces that you may already have in your closet.
Light Blue Dotted Shirt | Brown Pants | Safari Shirt | Floral scarf | Safari Hat | Hiking Boots
Wanda Maximoff has a style I really like. I gave you guys two options for Wanda costumes. The first look was inspired by her look in “Avengers: Age of Ultron” and it includes items you can always wear again as separates. The second look is a complete ready to wear option based on her “Captain America: Civil War” look.
Black Skater Dress | Red Jacket | Red Tank Top | Black Knee-High Socks | Black Combat Boots | Circle Earrings | Assorted Rings
Complete Ready-To-Wear Wanda Maximoff Costume | Alternate Leggings
This is another great last minute costume. You might already have some of this stuff from college lab classes.