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30+ Best Halloween Costume Ideas That Are Easy To Recreate

Halloween is coming. Halloween costume ideas are going to be appearing on the Internet and everyone is going to want to look their best this year. 

The idea of Halloween wears, according to Wikipedia, comes from an early reference from Scotland in the year 1585 and during the 18th and 19th century the custom of wearing spooky costumes took place in the Celtic countries of Scotland, Ireland, Mann, and Wales. Furthermore, people believe that this custom comes from the Celtic festivals of Samhain and Calan Gaeaf as well as the practices of “souling”, which took place during the Christian observing of Allhallowtide.

Today, Halloween costume ideas have blossomed into some of the scariest, creative outfits that seize to exist. There are Halloween costumes for women, kids, couples, and pets. They have blown people away over the years and they have made a huge impact on the holiday.

Best Halloween Costume Ideas for Kids

These Halloween costumes for kids will have you falling head over heels for them. These are some of the best Halloween outfits ever and your kids will love them to death. They’re easy to recreate, making it a simpler task for you this Halloween. People will be going crazy over these costumes and will want their kids to look like yours!


Turn your child into a beautiful mermaid and let them rule the sea! This look will steal the hearts of others and it’s one of the perfect wears for this upcoming Halloween. It’s an eye catcher and heart stopper for sure!

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Are you a fan of movie night? Well, if you are, then you know there is an essential to make the perfect movie night- popcorn! Transform your baby into popcorn this Halloween and make them look like the cutest cup of popcorn ever!

Halloween Costume Ideas 2017


Ahhh, a shark! But wait, there’s nothing scary about this shark! This adorable costume will win the hearts of others as they try to be as intimidating as a regular shark! This is by far one of the best Halloween costumes for kids ever!

Costume Ideas For Halloween


Oh no! Watch out for this lobster! Make sure you don’t boil your little one with this cute outfit. It’s a simple outfit that is perfect for your child and will have everyone cooing over them. It’s a fan favorite for sure and any age can wear it!

Halloween Costume Ideas for Kids


Yoda you must ask! If you need advice, turn to your child this Halloween whenever you need it! They will be the cutest looking Yoda ever and will steal the hearts of Star Wars fans.

Halloween Costumes for kids


Okay, so if you want your baby looking devilishly cute, then make them look like the Joker this year! This look is incredibly easy to do and your child will love being the Joker of the family. Who wouldn’t let this Joker have a sack full of candy?

Halloween Costumes for kids 2017

Silence of the Lambs 

If you’re looking for a scary Halloween costume for your child, then this is the one for you. This movie was one of the best horror movies ever, so make sure your child pays the perfect ode to it. Everyone will love your adaptation of this horror movie!

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Halloween Costumes For Families 

When you have little children, Halloween is the time to bring the family together and make the ultimate Halloween cosplay ever. These are some of the best Halloween costume ideas for families out there and will wow all of your guests at your party or everyone in the neighborhood. Some of these Halloween outfits are almost too good to not recreate, so make sure you get yours today!

The Incredibles 

These Halloween outfits are incredible. Transform your family into the best cartoon superheroes to exist and become the hit of the party- and neighborhood. Your family will sure be incredible and everyone will think so, too!

Halloween Costumes For Families 

Despicable Me

This is the perfect Halloween costume idea for you and your family if you love the minions and fluffy unicorns. Bring all of the characters of Despicable Me to life and make everyone jealous of your little minions!

Halloween Costumes For Families 2017

A League of Their Own

There’s no crying on Halloween! Make your family look like one of the most iconic baseball teams in cinematic history! It’ll be a home run at the next Halloween party you attend! These outfits will be some of the best Halloween costumes of 2017!

Halloween Costumes for Family

Scooby Doo

Solve mysteries with the gang this Halloween- with the gang being your family! Expose who the real monsters are and become some of the best crime solvers of all time! Get your costumes today before Halloween costume stores run out!

Halloween Costumes Ideas For Families


Become the best superheroes this Halloween and form an alliance with your family! Dominate the rest of the attire with the most notorious superheroes ever to exist. This year has been the year of superheroes, so make sure you become part of the best superhero year ever!

Families Costumes For Halloween

The Simpsons 

Where’s the donuts?! Have yourself a laugh and become one of the most beloved cartoon families this year! Everyone will love this costume idea and will make sure there are plenty of donuts for Homer!

Families Costumes For Halloween 2017

Secret Service

Uh oh, do you know someone who needs protecting this year? Have no fear! Your family is on the case. This is by far some of the best Halloween wardrobe of the year!

Halloween Families Costumes

Duck Dynasty 

Duck Dynasty swept the nation and made everyone fall in love with these long beard fellows. Become part of the sensation and join the family this Halloween- but make sure you have your duck calls ready!

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Spooky and Scary Halloween Party Costumes

Scary Halloween party costumes are an absolute must when this spooky holiday comes around. Fans of horror and slasher films bring their creativity to light and make some of the best Halloween costumes ever. They will make your skin crawl or make you run for your life because they’re so realistic. They’re the best of the best and EVERYONE will want in on them. 2017 has produced some intense scary movies that have shocked fans, so it’s only appropriate to continue scaring people this Halloween. You can find more creepy and horrifying cosplays here.


Become one of the most horrifying icons of scary movie history this year. Leatherface has been one of the people that have dominated horror movies and has turned them into true slasher films, making him the best person to cosplay ever. This is one of the best Halloween costume ideas ever for 2017 and people will be excited to see the return of Leatherface.

Scary Halloween Costume Ideas

The Headless Body 

Oh man, you all drove me crazy so I lost my head! Freak your friends out this year with this headless person costume. It’s gory, funny, and makes you fall into the spirit of Halloween. It’s one of the perfect Halloween costumes for kids people will ever see.

Scary Halloween Costume Ideas 2017

Regan From The Exorcist 

The Exorcist is without a doubt one of the most terrifying movies in history. It showed us what a real exorcism looks like and what happens during a demonic possession. Become one of the most famous people of movie history this Halloween and scare all of your friends.

Halloween Scary Costumes

Halloween Outfits For Pets

Believe it or not, there are Halloween outfits out there for pets. For those who love to dress their animals up, these Halloween costumes are perfect for you and your furry pet. People will love how they look and they’ll fit in perfectly for Halloween.

The Wizard of Oz

This is one of the most famous costumes everyone wears on Halloween, so why not let your pets experience the love of this movie? You will follow the yellow brick road this year in order to find your pets dressed in the cutest of ways!

Scary Costumes For Halloween


Not only is this a great costume for your pet, but it also says we need to save the bees! Allow your pet to buzz around the house with this cute costume and buzz their way into your heart even more than they are now.

Halloween Scary Costumes


We all see our animals as angels from the sky, right? Well, make sure you let EVERYONE know they ARE angels from the sky with this costume- no matter how big or small they are!

Halloween Scary Costumes Ideas


Mooooove over cows, this year is for the pets! You will forget that you actually have a pet cat or dog and you will fall in love with your pet cow this year! Seriously, it’s the outfit you NEED to have for your pets.

Scary Costumes For Halloween 2017

Darth Vader

Use the force this year and join the dark side by turning your pet into Darth Vader. The dark side never looked so good and never looked so cute.

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Caterpillar’s are cute, but they’ll be even cuter on your pets. Let them inch your way through your Halloween party and steal the hearts of all your guests. It’s an outfit that’ll melt your heart.

Halloween Costumes For Halloween Parties

Cute Halloween Costume Ideas for Couples

Get ready for some of the best couples costumes of the year! The clothings listed below are easy to recreate and will have party guests admiring you all night. Add your own personal twist to the wardrobe and you’ll be an instant hit. There are more Halloween costumes for couples out there, so be sure to check them out here.

Wayne and Garth From “Wayne’s World”

This is such a unique costume, EVERYONE will be in love with you. It’s something people really don’t see, so let your creativity flow with this one and party on, dudes!

Halloween Costumes For Couples

Shrek and Fiona

Become everyone’s favorite couple this year. Shrek and Fiona dominated couple goals and Shrek himself has become an Internet sensation. Join in on the fun and guard your swamp this Halloween!

Halloween Costumes For Couples 2017

Forrest Gump and Lieut. Dan

“Happy New Years, Lieut. Dan!” Turn yourself into some one of the most iconic duos this Halloween and show everyone your love for Forrest Gump. It’ll be one of the best costumes you ever do!

Couples Costumes For Halloween

Harry and Marv From “Home Alone” 

Happy Halloween, ya filthy animals! You and your significant other can become some of the most famous thieves this Halloween and try to steal the hearts of others.

Couples Costumes For Halloween 2017

French KISS

Okay, so you love the French and you love the band KISS. So what do you and your significant other do? Become French KISS this year by showing your homage to the French and to KISS. It will make you an instant classic.

Couples Halloween Costumes

Last Minute Halloween Outfit Ideas for You

Sometimes Halloween doesn’t need to be so creepy. Every once in a while you need a little humor in your life, so these Halloween costumes will make your day. They’re easy and if you’re going to a costume party, you will for sure win the contest!

Claw Machine

Have your children become part of the stuffed animals in the claw machine. It’s cute, funny, and will make everyone want to spend 25 cents on trying to win them.

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Old Woman

Transform your sweet little baby to a sweet little old woman this year. It’ll be so cute and funny, everyone will love it! It’ll be too cute to resist when they come around for candy.

Halloween Wardrobe

Halloween Outfits For Parties

Celebrities are some of the costumes that everyone does. But, what about the popular television icons you see all the time? Create a Halloween costume showing homage to some of the most famous icons on television today.

Guy Fieri 

Food Network’s most famous man has been turned into one of the greatest Halloween cosplays ever! Rock this look this year and become everyone’s favorite person!

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Flo From Progressive 

We all love Flo and her clever commercials that try to sell us insurance. She has become an Internet sensation, so why not make everyone love you this year like they love her?

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Howie Mandel

So, let’s make a deal? Turn into the best Halloween costume ever this year and become a little monster like Howie did! It’ll be the hit of the party and EVERYONE will fall head over heels for it. It’s truly a work of art!

Wardrobe Selection For Halloween

Turn this Halloween into one that you will remember forever with these costumes. Your family, friends, and neighbors will love your creativity and your costumes will be a hit at any function you go to. These are perfect Halloween costumes for parties, making EVERYONE admire your outfits from the moment you walk in the door. Halloween is a time to dress up and be something different, so why not wear a fun and easy-to-make costume? 

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