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12 Creative Halloween Costumes for Everyone in the Fam

October 9, 2018

The first week of October has come and gone, and if you haven’t given any thought to your Halloween costumes (you and the rest of the family), we’ve got ya covered. From couples to kids, we’ve skimmed some of our favorite sites to show you a dozen clever costume ideas. A few of our favorites are as easy as reinventing a few closet staples. Scroll through and get inspired by current pop culture, new twists on old cult classics and total cuteness for the kiddos.

COUPLES

Marvelous Mrs. Maisel / Mad Men

image & idea via Say Yes

Both of these hit series are set in the late 1950s and early 60s–the best decades to dress for when the fashions were distinctly feminine for the ladies and dapper for the gentlemen. The best part about this look? You and your spouse very likely already have the appropriate pieces to pull it off in your closet.

Meghan and Harry

image via Bustle

The latest and greatest in pop culture is always a hit, and this year’s royal couple will certainly be a popular costume choice for many. Look to this article for inspiration on how to channel a different Meghan than the obvious wedding day option. As for Harry, a suit and some scruff wouldn’t be wrong, but this would get you over the top.

Pushing Daisies

image & idea via Sugar & Cloth

A fellow favorite Houston blogger Ashley from Sugar & Cloth did the cutest DIY costume of Charlotte and Ned from Pushing Daisies. Much like the Mrs. Maisel/Mad Men look, this can easily be outfitted from items you have at home.

KIDS

Peacock

image & idea via The Effortless Chic

This DIY peacock costume by The Effortless Chic is such a cute departure from the classic little girl princess look but equally as fancy, colorful and fun!

Bambi

image via ModernTot

If you’re into adding to cart as opposed to arts and crafting, this baby deer onesie would be darling on any newborn. Currently on sale for a cool $26!

Madeleine

image & idea via Say Yes

The sweetest character makes for a pretty simple costume to recreate, and your little daughter will no doubt make all the neighbors smile.

SOLO

Cruella de Vil 

image & idea via LaurenConrad.com

Lauren Conrad pretty much kills it every year with her costume creations, but we especially appreciated her version of Cruella de Vil. Recruit a few Dalmations to make it a full group effort.

Bank Robber

image via L. Avenue

This bank robber look is the easiest costume you’ll ever come by: rock your favorite black denim with a striped tee. Accessorize with a couple quick Amazon purchases like this mask and a toy gun, and you’re all done!

Troop Beverly Hills

image & idea via Camille Styles

One of my favorite films growing up, Troop Beverly Hills inspires a clever and cute costume. We love this mother daughter vision the Camille Styles team dreamt up.

FAMILY 

E.T. 

Grab the same striped shirt from your bank robber (or mime!) look and get the whole family decked E.T. style for trick-or-treating adventures this year.

Sushi

image via Brit + Co

There is something inherently family-friendly about dressing up as your favorite foods. It’s all the more fun with sushi where everyone can play dress up with their favorite part. Chopsticks would be a fun addition to the group’s attire above!

Wizard of Oz 

image via L. Avenue

We created this look for last year’s costume inspiration post, but a film as timeless as The Wizard of Oz never tires. Of course, your girls can be Dorothy with ruby red slippers, and your husband can don a simple scarecrow look.

So excited to spend the holidays with you all, starting with this one! Hope these got your creative wheels spinning, and we can’t wait to see what everyone comes up with.

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