Halloween Costume Ideas?

From scary to sexy, here are over 100 costume ideas for women.

Costume Ideas for Women
Costume Ideas for Women. Rain Blanken

Question: Halloween Costume Ideas?

"I need ideas for a Halloween costume. Costumes are so expensive. What kinds of costumes can I make myself?"

Answer: Halloween costume ideas are easy to come by here at About.com. Whether you want a costume for you or your dog, most are easy to make without spending much money.

Need help? Ask Rain on Facebook and post photos of your costumes!

Costume How-To's and Ideas

Hot Costumes This Year:

  • The Great Gatsby Flapper
  • Miley Cyrus VMA Costume
  • Mayhem from Allstate Commercials
  • Star Trek Crew
  • Katy Perry
  • Catwoman
  • Poison Ivy
Celebrity Costumes:
  • Miley Cyrus VMA Costume
  • Lady Gaga
  • Katy Perry
  • Amy Winehouse
  • Michael Jackson
  • Snooki and the cast of Jersey Shore
  • Marilyn Monroe
Famous Character Costumes:
  • Bella Swan
  • Corpse Bride Costume
  • Avatar Na'Vi Costume
  • Edward Cullen
  • Harry Potter Costumes
  • Catwoman
  • Poison Ivy
  • Rainbow Brite
  • Strawberry Shortcake
  • DIY Rapunzel Costume
  • More Character Costumes to Make

Classic Halloween Costumes:

  • Zombie Couple or Group
  • Vampire Costume
  • Maiden or Wench Costume
  • Gypsy Fortune Teller Costume
  • Princess Costume
  • Women's Pirate Costume
  • Make a Fairy Costume
  • Ballerina
  • 70's Disco Costume
  • 20's Flapper
  • French Maid
  • Ninja
  • Cavewoman
  • Angel
  • More Classic Costumes to Make

Costume Accessories:

  • Make a Mini Mad Hatter Top Hat
  • Halloween Jewelry to Make
  • Yarn Hair Pieces
  • Make a Flowered Barrette
  • Turn Chopsticks into Hair Sticks
  • Catwoman Mask
  • Make a Fake Mustache
  • Make a Fake Beard
  • Harry Potter Glasses
  • Make a Hooded Cape
  • Fairy Wings
  • Dragon Wings
  • Yarn Wig
  • Paper Mache Mask
  • Ninja Mask
  • More Costume Accessories to Make

Makeup and Face Painting:

  • 8 Fake Blood Recipes
  • Zombie Gore
  • Kitty Face
  • Spiderman
  • Classic Witch
  • Skull Face
  • Make Latex Wounds Look Real
  • Expert Halloween Makeup Tips and Tricks
  • More Makeup and Face Paint Tutorials

Sexy Costumes for Women:

  • The Great Gatsby Flapper
  • Miley Cyrus VMA Costume
  • Rosalie Cullen Costume
  • Hot Vampire
  • Catwoman
  • French Maid
  • Sexy Fairy
  • Playboy Bunny
  • Amy Winehouse
  • Katy Perry
  • Lady Gaga
  • Avatar Na'Vi Costume
  • Costumes for Redheads
  • More Sexy Costumes to Make
Hot Men's Costumes
  • Edward Cullen
  • Ninja
  • Hot Vampire
  • Jack Sparrow
  • Ninja
  • Harry Potter
  • Captain Kirk
  • Staples Easy Button
  • Mayhem from Allstate Commercials
  • More Guy Costumes to Make
  • Jedi Knight
Funny Costumes
  • White Trash Costume
  • Bad Angel
  • Cavewoman Costume
  • Jersey Shore Girl
  • Man Costume for Women
Group Costumes
  • Old MacDonald and Barnyard Animals
  • Star Trek Crew
  • Rainbow Brite and the Color Kids
Couple's Costumes
  • Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke
  • Edward and Bella Cullen
  • Ron and Hermione
  • Corpse Bride and Groom
Need More? Visit our complete guide to Costume How-To's and Ideas.

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