16 Easy & Fabulous Halloween Costume Ideas For Women

1. 1920’s Flapper Girl

Me, Halloween of 2013

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Halloween Costume mixed with a love of vintage: ghost makeup and dark lips with vintage clothing and accessories. Pretty lovely and creative.:

What You’ll Need:

  • a knee length dress with fringe
  • pearls (lots of layering)
  • pretty hair piece
  • fur (optional, but helpful in the cold)
  • Hair: curly or wavy bob (if you don’t have short hair you can either buy a wig or tuck all your hair under and pin it like I did)


2. Provincial Belle from Beauty and the Beast

Me, Halloween of 2014


My costume was last minute, so it’s not as detailed as the ones below. Mine is more of a modern Belle, but you don’t need much to pull this one off.

Pinterest is currently exploding with some pretty amazing Disney Halloween costumes.:

See How These 15 Celebs Got Their Halloween Weekend Started via Brit + Co.:

What You’ll Need:

  • black ballet flats
  • a fairytale book
  • a blue dress over a white blouse
  • a white apron
  • blue bow
  • a basket (optional)


3. Katniss Everdeen from The Hunger Games

Me, Halloween of 2012


First film: The franchise star is shown as Katniss in the 2012 film The Hunger Games:

What You’ll Need:

  • dark colored pants and shirt
  • mockingjay pin
  • brown leather jacket
  • brown boots
  • bow and quiver (arrows optional)
  • hair in a single braid


4. Cruella de Vil

Me, Halloween of 2015

Iggy Azaela in Cruella Deville costume, now I definitely want to do my own version.:

Cruella De Vil:

What You’ll Need:

  • white or off white fur coat (I found mine at Goodwill)
  • tight black dress/black top & tight black skirt combo
  • red gloves
  • red heels
  • black tights
  • black and white wig
  • vintage cigarette holder
  • fancy jewelry
  • dalmatian (optional)


5. Sandy from Grease

Me as Sandy for trunk-or-treat 2016.

#TrunkOrTreat #SandraDee #DrumsDriveIn #throwback

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Gigi Hadid Was Sandra Dee For Halloween — and Her Costume Was Absolutely Flawless:

Sandy Grease Adult Costume, wear all black and a blonde wig! | Click Pic for 30 DIY Halloween Costumes for Women | #Womens #Halloween #Costumes:


What You’ll Need:

  • black leather jacket
  • tight black pants/leggings (leather looks the best)
  • black off-the-shoulder top
  • chunky black belt
  • red heels
  • hair: super curly


6. Daenerys Targaryen from Game of Thrones

Leo: Game of Thrones Queen - Find out the best Halloween costume for your astrological sign on ELLE:

Transform into Daenerys Targaryen + Khal Drogo for Halloween.:

Homemade Daenerys Targaryen costume - 9GAG:

Daenerys Targaryan hair:

What You’ll Need:

  • one of Daenerys’ many fabulous dresses
  • white braided wig
  • mini dragons (optional)


7. Wind-up doll

"I'm just a doll on a music-box/that's wound by a key." ~~Chitty Chitty Bang Bang:

Doll costume:

Marionette / Wind Up Doll Costumes - Halloween Costume Contest via @costume_works:

Doll up for Halloween this year with a simple DIY add on to a cute baby doll dress and voila! This wind-up key is so easy to make! All you need is some cardboard, paper towel tube and metallic paint. Makes great last-minute costumes!:

What You’ll Need:

  • wind-up key for back
  • cute dress
  • big eyelashes
  • cardboard doll box (optional)


8. Witch

Dress up as the Woman in Black for Halloween.:


american horror story coven costume - Google Search:

What You’ll Need:

  • long black dress
  • black hat
  • black shoes
  • black cape (optional)
  • broom stick (optional)


9. Comic book girl

halloween makeup ideas 2013 | 25 Best Cool and Scary Halloween Makeup Looks of 2013:

Zebra Makeup add a french roll, some black and white hairspray and then complete with makeup. Great for a jungle party. #animal #makeup #ideas:

Comic Book Makeup Tutorial | Click Pic for 18 Easy DIY Halloween Costumes for Women | Last Minute Halloween Costumes for Girls:

amazing halloween costume idea:

What You’ll Need:

  • body paint and/or makeup
  • colorful wig (optional)
  • word bubble
  • whatever outfit you find appropriate


10. Evil Queen

Regina Once Upon a Time OUAT Lana Parilla by Bbeauty79 on Etsy:

black embroidery lace sheer tunic & full tulle by ISLANDPRYNCESS:

DIY Evil Queen Crown:

What You’ll Need:

  • long regal dress that makes you feel like a queen (preferably black but it doesn’t neccesarily have to be)
  • fabulous crown
  • heels


11. Mermaid

Maybe next year? Wish i could pull this off!!  Lauren Conrad's DIY Mermaid Halloween Costume {easy to make and so cute}:

As much as they bug me, I must admit that Kim Kardashian's mermaid costume is really good.:

Mermaid costume:

What You’ll Need:

  • strapless top (with lots of support if you’re busty like me) covered in seashells
  • shiny, sequiny maxi skirt with tulle on the sides to mimic the tail fin
  • seashell crown (optional)


12. Skeleton

Halloween 2016 with my little bro.
My Halloween costume made into art via Prisma.


Esqueleto de Maquillaje por Mademoiselle Mu | Parrilla Inspiration | Design Inspiration:

Sugar skull:

What You’ll Need:

  • black and white body makeup
  • white wig (optional)
  • either black clothes or clothes with skeleton print on them


13. Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy With Ivy Train Costume, Halloween Costume, Monokini, Fairy Costume, Cosplay, Comicon, Batman Dress Gown:

Poison ivy arm cuff slave bracelet leaves and vine whimsical woodland fancy dress tree people costume:

Makeup your Jangsara: Poison Ivy:

Cosplay girls are the muse that keeps on giving (52 Photos):


What You’ll Need:

  • red wig
  • green outfit with poison ivy leaves all over
  • green heels


14. Cleopatra

Rounding up some of the most memorable Halloween costumes ideas from the fashion set, Hollywood, and beyond.:

The amazing @zuleykasilver as "Cleopatra"  Makeup by @mua_passion #ryanastamendi To set up a shoot, email me at Ryan.Astamendi@gmail.com:

Elizabeth Taylor in 'Cleopatra', 1963. Queen of the Nile? She looks like a goddess of the universe.:

The Cleopatra look | Elizabeth Taylor:

Cleopatra- 1963. Vittorio Nino Novarese and Renie Costume Designers.:

What You’ll Need:

  • short black wig
  • lots of gold accessories
  • long gold or white and gold dress


15. The Corpse Bride

Halloween guide 2013: 20 awesomely scary makeup ideas for women:

The Corpse Bride Cosplay:

The Corpse Bride Halloween Costume:

What You’ll Need:

  • long white strapless dress/wedding dress that has been distressed and creases painted blue
  • blue body paint
  • blue wig
  • blue flower crown with veil
  • bouquet of blue flowers


16. Vampire

#halloween #make up #costume:

Cothic vampire makeup for halloween:


What You’ll Need:

  • Vampire fangs (I get mine from Hot Topic)
  • fake blood (optional)
  • red contacts (optional)
  • black leather jacket and/or other dark, seductive clothing


Happy Halloween witches!




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