Gallery: 7 Last-Minute Halloween Costumes Lurking Inside Your Closet

MORTON SALT GIRL

We spied this nostalgic Morton Salt Girl costume over at Lucky and love how simple it is to put together.

COSTUME COMPONENTS

  • Yellow dress
  • Yellow cardigan
  • Mary-jane pumps
  • Umbrella
  • Salt-shaker

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WHERE’S WALDO

Be the lovable guy everyone is searching for by donning a few simple pieces you probably already own.

COSTUME COMPONENTS

  • Red-and-white striped shirt
  • Jeans
  • Red beanie
  • Black-rimmed glasses
  • Camera with strap
  • Cane (an umbrella would also work in a pinch)

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CAT BURGLAR

Give your favorite stripy shirt a more sinister appearance by pairing it with simple black leggings and a beanie for this easy cat-burglar costume. Grab some shiny baubles off your dresser for a getup that will really “steal” the spotlight.

COSTUME COMPONENTS

  • Black-and-white striped shirt
  • Black leggings
  • Black beanie (with or without cut-outs for your eyes)
  • Laundry bag for slinging over your shoulder
  • Bling
  • Shifty expression

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DORA THE EXPLORER

Be instantly recognizable as everyone’s favorite pint-sized explorer. Bonus points if you can find a blue monkey doll to play the part of Boots.

COSTUME COMPONENTS

  • Fuschia T-shirt
  • Orange shorts
  • White sneakers
  • Yellow socks
  • Purple backpack
  • Yellow beaded bracelet

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GIRL SLEUTH

You don’t need to be a private eye to sniff out components for this 1920s detective costume!

COSTUME COMPONENTS

  • Trench coat or cape (bonus points for houndstooth)
  • Vintage-style cloche hat
  • Mary-jane pumps
  • Magnifying glass
  • Pocket watch for snapping shut dramatically

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MORTON SALT GIRL

We spied this nostalgic Morton Salt Girl costume over at Lucky and love how simple it is to put together.

COSTUME COMPONENTS

  • Yellow dress
  • Yellow cardigan
  • Mary-jane pumps
  • Umbrella
  • Salt-shaker

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UNHAPPY HIPSTER

Bring everybody’s favorite jaded modern-world dwellers to life with this Unhappy Hipsters costume.

COSTUME COMPONENTS

  • Plaid shirt
  • Jeans
  • Slouchy beanie
  • Black-rimmed glasses
  • Fake tattoo
  • Printout of your favorite Unhappy Hipsters caption, like “Forget wabi-sabi, the table was just mean. And so a plan was hatched to eliminate it forever”

2 Responses to “7 Last-Minute Halloween Costumes Lurking Inside Your Closet”

  1. sarah1578 says:

    Where can I get this yellow dress?? Have been looking for one like it for a long time!!

  2. rdowl says:

    what shoes are these in the hipster costume?

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