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The Most Creative Halloween Costumes!

Here’s a fun little Halloween Costume compilation I thought you all might enjoy!!

If you can’t stand the thought of being the 20th sexy cop to show up at your best friend’s Halloween party, you might want to take a closer look at the holiday’s most inventive and completely-homemade costumes. These people love Halloween and they know how to create a costume people will be talking about for years.


This Should Be The Official Halloween Costume Of Chefs

This guy figured out a simple way to show off his love of animated cartoons and creative Halloween costumes at the exact same time. We love this design because we don’t know if there is a plastic mouse in his hat or just a cutout that is casting a shadow with the help of some installed lighting. If we’ve learned one thing about creative Halloween costumes, it’s that they tend to be more celebrated when we are left scratching our head over how it was put together. This costume should the official choice of chefs everywhere…or at least in Paris.

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A Scary Fish From The Deep Depths Of The Ocean

The anglerfish is really a marvel to behold. This fish lurks in the darkest and deepest depths of the ocean searching for prey. The dangling light on the top of this fishes head attracts its meals who come in for a closer look. If you are close enough to realize a danger is lurking, you are about to become a meal for the anglerfish. These women did a great job of capturing the freightening nature of the fish while adding a little bit of geeked out electronics into the mix.

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This 3D Printed Face Will Give You Creative Nightmares

This guy wanted to wear a mask that made his face look like a deranged serial killer had peeled it off to wear as their own. Instead of just relying on stage makeup, he went a step further. This creative Halloween costume required the man to use a 3D printer to make an exact replica of his face. Sure he has to walk around with a prop all night long but his costume is one of the most inventive we have ever seen. Not the most affordable costume with the price of a 3D printer, but still pretty fun!

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These Guys Are Winning The War Against Holidays

Do you remember playing with those little green soldier toys when you were a kid? Their limbs didn’t move but you could easily set them up on a flat surface and only your imagination could hold back your battle strategy. The little green soldiers have withstood the test of time and can still be purchased in bulk. This office party wasn’t complete until a bunch people got together to help a friend win the costume contest. You only need some green screen jumpsuits and some green clothing to make this group costume a reality. Sure you can’t walk around all night but you’ll totally have the best costume for the office party.

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Running An Apple Store On Halloween And He’s Not An Employee

It’s one thing to make yourself a costume that perfectly mimics the person you are emulating, it’s something completely different to follow this guy’s approach. He dressed up with the perfect Steve Jobs costume and then went to an Apple Store where he just hung around on Halloween. We’re sure the Apple geniuses were impressed with this dead-on costume but they probably hated the competition. This is Halloween costume immersion at its finest, especially when you consider that hanging around a retail store with your iPhone in hand is the only way it really sells itself to the masses. That’s commitment!

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Stock Photos Really Are Everywhere Now

This guy was the perfect candidate to pull off the stock photo look. How many times have we seen a smiling Asian guy in a suit shaking hands with a white person? Come to think of it, a lot of stock photos are rather fond of high diversity. This guy’s costume was easy to create too. He simply blew up a stock photo, cut out the guy’s head, and attached the photo to his body. He has to wear a smile all night long but that’s worth the cost of showing off a really inventive and unique Halloween costume that nobody else was likely to copy wherever he went for Halloween.

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This Girl Wins The “You Should Have Been Specific” Award

If you’re going to throw an office Halloween party and have a group costume you really need to be specific. They told everyone to dress like “dominoes” and the girl on the far right decided to dress like a pepperoni pizza. We are going to go out on a limb here and say she probably likes that topping the most on her Domino’s pizza order. There is probably someone who is going to throw grammar our way and note that a company email about “Dominoes” is different than “Dominos” but we’re going to ignore that comment and just revel in her need to go stand out in a crowd.

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Amazon Optimus Prime

Amazon Prime meets Optimus Prime. The Transformers are bigger than life and have saved the human race from certain death on numerous occasions. Amazon Prime delivers stuff to our doorstep in as little as one hour. We consider this a tie. What better way to celebrate the greatest retail delivery service of all time and one of the greatest cartoons of a generation? Are aliens about to destroy your city? Amazon can deliver Optimus Prime to your home before you can blink.

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Oogie Boogie Has Never Looked So Adorable

If Halloween isn’t complete in your home until a viewing of A Nightmare Before Christmas you need to grab some potato sacks and some thick black yarn and get to work on this costume. Oogie Boogie is a really nasty bad guy in the Tim Burton classic but this time he’s portrayed by an adorable little kid. This might not be the most inventive costume on our list, mostly because it’s a copycat, but the fact that a little kid was chosen to wear this costume and it was built from scratch, we had to add it just for the adorable factor.

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Bio-Luminescent Jellyfish? This Is Impressive

Our favorite Halloween costumes are the ones that require very specific elements to make them work. This woman created a jellyfish costume that looks pretty ordinary in daylight but quickly transforms when the lights go down. We can see this being a huge hit at a nightclub or a blacklight party. With LED lighting these days it’s becoming easier than ever to throw on a battery pack and some lights that will stay charged all night long. We love the way this costume glows and the attention to detail that shows up only when the costume is introduced to a dark room.

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A Frozen Walt Disney Returns To Us

There is an old urban legend that claims Walt Disney arranged to have himself frozen in a cryonic chamber full of liquid nitrogen following his death. It’s said that he believed technology would eventually re-animate him, allowing his aging self to experience a longer and healthier life in the future. It’s not a true story but this guy wanted to bring that urban myth to life with this awesome Halloween costume. Throwing in a frozen Mickey Mouse with his costume was a really nice touch that adds to the creepy but cool factor of this frozen Walt Disney Halloween costume.

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Bob Ross And His Painting Are Winning At Halloween

Can I just say, I. Love. Bob. Ross.  😉 Bob Ross made a living on PBS by creating amazing landscape paintings in front of our very eyes. His TV appearances were incredibly calming and won over millions of followers. Sadly, Ross passed away in 1995 but his TV shows are still shown in re-runs and he can be seen on streaming services. This couple decided to honor the late Ross by going out as the famous painter and one of his landscape photos. We’re not sure if this guy painted his girlfriend’s photo on his own or just copied one of Ross’ own creation, either way, it’s an incredibly unique Halloween costume.

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The Scariest Halloween Costumes Of All Time

Scary monster faces? They hold nothing on this couple who dressed up like a low battery signal and a no-WiFi warning. Sure they might look like dead creatures of the night but in reality, the only thing dead around them is technology. This is the type of costume that will give you nightmares for years to come, but only if you’re under 50-years-old and rely on your phone, tablet, and PCs for all of your work and life needs. Halloween costumes that make direct commentary about modern society earn extra bonus points in our opinion. This is a simple costume but also a unique option we’ve yet to see a second time during our searches for the most inventive Halloween costumes.

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A Little Woodworking And A TV Icon

Costumes that people build with their own two hands are amazing and this guy doesn’t disappoint. He threw on a flannel shirt and hid his face behind a fence to play the iconic role of neighbor Wilson from Home Improvement. Admittedly, we would have never thought about creating a mini portable fence that could travel with us on Halloween. Actor Early Hindman died in 2003 but the memory of his famous character lives on. Here’s to hoping nobody at the Halloween party had the chance to see this guy’s face.

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This Girl Is On Fire!!!

Poor Samsung, the company has managed to sell billions of smartphones but it can’t escape the past, specifically exploding devices that are a danger to everyone. This girl decided to dress up as an exploded Galaxy Note that also happens to be on fire. If only all Samsung devices would come with their own tiny fire extinguisher! The company’s new smartphones are well-respected by critics but so was this device before airlines started banning it from the friendly skies. We’re just happy to know that people are this creative with the costumes they take time to create on their very own.

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For Your Consideration… Baby President!

Do you want to see someone else in power at the moment? Please consider casting your next vote for baby president. With their mom as their Secret Service Agent, this president will think twice before trying to sneak out of the White House for a round of golf. “President” company aside, who wouldn’t want to sign a peace treaty if this adorable little bundle of joy was leading negotiations. If your child is still in a baby carrier we highly recommend giving this Halloween costume a try. Just don’t get Halloween wasted with your baby strapped to your stomach, please and thank you.

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A Formal Apology

We mentioned early that we love a good play-on-words Halloween costume and this guy knocked it right out of the ballpark. He dressed up in his most formal attire and wrote the word “sorry” on his tie. He is officially the living embodiment of a “formal apology.” We have to question if he really owes someone an apology or if he just had a feeling that he was going to make some bad Halloween party decisions the later he stayed out of October 31. Either way, we accept his formal apology and we hope everyone he wrongs that night will as well.

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The Headless Horseman

For the last 30 years, the Headless Horseman has made an appearance in Anniston, Alabama. Although the man behind the costume has never revealed his true identity, historian Clayton Angell told reporters that there have been three different riders over the last three decades. There have also been six different trusty steeds who the Headless Horseman rides on through the streets! Despite not having a head, the Headless Horseman still speaks to anyone who talks to him. He also loves to ask trick or treat’ers if they have seen his head anywhere.

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Trophy Wife And Her Kids

This creative costume gives a whole new meaning to the phrase “trophy wife”! Sure, these costumes may not be the most practical when it comes to moving around, but we still think this crafty mother of three won Halloween with her family’s group costume. Covered with gold paint from head to toe while standing on a name-plated platform, the matriarch of this family looks like a total trophy. Wanting to get in on the fun, her three daughters followed suit and donned similar costumes, each with their own unique poses of course. The result? A family of trophy-like stars. This dad must realize how lucky he is!

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Pizza Rat Strikes NYC Again!

Ah, pizza rat. If you’re not familiar, Pizza Rat is a literal rodent who became an overnight sensation after it was spotted carrying an entire slice of pizza down the stars of a New York City subway. Since the video was first released in September 2015, Pizza Rat has become an internet star. But we never even considered donning a Pizza Rat costume for Halloween. We have to give it to this girl though—we’re kind of envious we didn’t think of this ourselves. After all, this costume is totally simple to put together and you get to eat pizza all night. Win-win!

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Office Assistant Comes To Life

If you’ve used Microsoft Word sometime between 1998 and 2004, you’re likely familiar with Clippit, the (lovable?) paper clip who was supposed to help guide users through the program. Clippit would usually pop up on your screen and say something like, “It looks like you’re writing a letter. Would you like help?” If you’re like most Word users, you probably were slightly annoyed and immediately clicked “Don’t show me this tip again.” Spoiler alert—you probably did see this tip again at some point anyway. While Clippit may have been a well-intended nuisance, this girl’s Clippit costume is totally awesome.

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This Family Wants S’more

We love this costume for a few reasons. For starters, we can’t resist a clever costume that incorporates the whole family (bonus point because the wagon is dressed up too!). Second, these parent’s spent less than $20 on all of their costumes combined. If you look closely, their oldest child is the only one who is actually wearing a store-bought costume. To compliment their Hershey bar, Mom and Dad got creative and used leftover cardboard. Meanwhile, their baby is simply wearing a white onesie, with a little extra around the middle.

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Mother Of Pearl

Dressing up for Halloween when you’re almost nine months pregnant is so easy feat. We’ve seen a ton of creative Halloween costumes that include a mom-to-be’s beautiful bump, but this has to be one of the best. This woman got into character and decided the best way to await her new addition was to be a “Mother of Pearl” for the holiday—and she totally nailed it! If you look closely inside her shell, the “pearl” is actually her pregnant belly. We wonder how she made the shells though because they look totally convincing!

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Holy Guacamole!

We love a good play on words, and this girl’s creative costume takes the cake. Or should we say takes the guac? When this blogger set out to show her readers how they can throw together a cute and creative Halloween costume, she transformed herself into this. You don’t have to be a guacamole lover to be familiar with the phrase “holy guacamole.” A simple green dress, a black fabric marker, angel wings, and a halo from the costume store are all that’s needed to pull off one of the most creative get-ups we’ve seen yet!

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They Solemnly Swear They Are Up To No Good

Since Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone debuted in 1997, thousands of people have dressed up as one of the series’ characters each year. But we have to give credit where credit is due when we see a truly awesome costume. This dad was looking for a cute and creative costume he could get all three of his kids to be a part of for Halloween. Being a Harry Potter fan, the choice was simple—and so, Dad donned a convincing Hagrid costume while his kids make the perfect wizardly trio of Ron, Harry, and Hermoine!

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Hans Solo Cup

This costume has to be one of our favorites. Since the original Star Wars film hit theaters in 1977, Star Wars has been one of the most popular choices for Halloween costumes every single year. It’s no surprise that Star Wars has left a lasting impression on pop culture history as a whole, but we have to admit, seeing the same Star Wars costumes each year gets a little boring. This woman recognized that but still wanted to pay tribute to her favorite movie. The result? Hans Solo meets Solo Cup. Brilliant.

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Grumpy Cat Has Some Competition

When Grumpy Cat made her debut on the web, she became an Internet sensation almost overnight. The mixed-breed cat is known for her permanent “grumpy” face, which isn’t caused by actual emotions, but rather an underbite and feline dwarfism. When her owner posted a snapshot of her to his Reddit account, she became a cat celeb and the rest is history. Today, Grumpy Cat is worth over $1 million and is impersonated by Halloween-ers everywhere. We have to give it to this woman though. She totally nailed the makeup and signature Grumpy Cat expression!

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Can You Figure Out These Punny Costumes?

We love the ’90s and we love a good pun, so these costumes take the cake. Can you guess which ’90s bands these Halloween costumes represent? Ok, we’ll spill. The guy on the right is donning a pretty sweet-looking watermelon costume. His accessories? A pair of sunglasses and a walking stick. He’s none other than the rock band Blind Melon—you know, the group who had the great one-hit-wonder “No Rain.” His date, on the other hand, she’s Alice In Chains, the alternative band who was part of the grunge movement alongside Nirvana and Pearl Jam.

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Crazy Cat Lady

Ah, the crazy cat lady. You might have one in your neighborhood—or maybe, just maybe, you’re the crazy cat lady! Not that there’s anything wrong with being a crazy cat lady. After all, cats are adorable and life is a more fun when you’re a little crazy. Either way, we love this costume for lots of reasons. Not only does this costume win big creativity points for the overall idea, but it’s executed perfectly. The pink robe, the strategically-placed stuffed animals, the bed head…we couldn’t have done a better job ourselves. The only thing that makes this costume picture perfect is that it’s being worn by an adorable little girl.

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This Guy Cut Himself In Half For Halloween

We’ve seen ingenious electronics and technology hacks for Halloween costumes and there has been a good number of costumes that just required some creative thinking. This guys costume is the first to focus on an amazing illusion. This is actually one of the easier magic tricks to pull off if you know anything about tricking the human eye. Either way, this guy gets to freak out a bunch of people for one magical day. The best part about this costume? You just need some scissors, a pair of pants, and a dress shirt and you can pull off a similar look. We’ll leave you to figure out the rest. Sorry.

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