21 Easy Halloween Costume Ideas For Women (That Aren't Totally Overdone)

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Halloween is here, and with it comes parties! But it seems like every year at every party there's a whole lot of the same costume. You don't want to be one of ten women dressed as a cat, right?

While there never can be too much of a good idea, there's no reason for everyone to be the same. Instead, you can always opt for these Halloween costumes for women. There are endless Halloween costume ideas, from easy and simple to sexy and dangerous.


And these 20 easy Halloween costume ideas are just the tip of the iceberg. (Hey, you can also be an iceberg... just a thought.)

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1. She-Ra


Make an entrance as a mythical warrior princess in this She-Ra costume. It includes a white and gold dress with a flowing red cape that will have you ready to fight the forces of evil. Finish the look off with gold choker, gauntlets, boot cover, and headpiece that matches the gold detailing on the dress.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

2. Bride of Frankenstein 


Put together a classic spooky costume that'll terrify your guests with this Bride of Frankenstein costume. It includes a white long-sleeve dress with a matching white belt that will help you recreate the iconic look of Frankenstein's bride.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

3. Kelly Kapowski from Saved by the Bell


This one is super easy! A long brown wig, jeans and a Bayside sweatshirt will do the trick.

(Walmart, $24.95)

4. Butterfly

The Butterfly costume proves that butterflies are no longer just for kids. Dress up for Halloween with these cute wings and matching antenna. 

(Tipsy Elves, $69.95)

5. Ariana Grande


Pairing a blazer with plaid trousers is perfect way to channel Ariana. You may also want to get a great clip-on pony.

6. Mad Hatter

The jacket has a satin collar and cuffs with gold trim, and features a checkered border at asymmetrical hemline with long tails in back. Stretch knit pullover dress has elastic at waist, decorative buttons. Foam-backed velvet hat has fabric band, decorative clock applique.


(Walmart, $39)

7. Lady Bug

This red ladybug tunic with black polka dots has attached wings and hood with antenna.

(Target, $17.29)

8. Bee


Striped woven tunic romper has matching leg warmers, honeybee wings and antennae headband.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

9. Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader

Cheer on the team in this officially licensed Dallas Cowboys cheerleader costume. Metallic blue, long sleeve, halter top with attached white and blue fringed vest.


(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

10. Skeleton

From naked to awesome in just one zip. These Halloween costume bodysuits are super high quality, slimming and built to last.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

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11. Paratrooper


You’ll be ready to jump with the comfortable zipper front camo jumpsuit, and buckle front body harness with velcro garters.

(Walmart, $38)

12. Creepy Clown 

Clowns are sort of creepy, right? Play that part up with this fun costume idea!

(Walmart, $32)

13. Shark


Grey mini dress with hood lined with fabric "teeth" with full length zipper in front, and fins attached to sleeves and back.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

14. Cheetah

This sexy cheetah suit includes leotard, headband, collar and tail. Meow!

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

15. Little Red Riding Hood


Vivid mid-length hooded capelet to complete your signature look. Includes red hooded cape and lace-up, corset-style bodice dress. (Basket, thigh highs, and stocking not included).

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

16. Deadly Ninja

A great costume that won’t be seen as often as obvious choices like a cat or a witch. Includes jumpsuit, waist sash, arm warmers and face mask.


(Walmart, $36)

17. Cleopatra

This costume comes with a beautifully detailed dress, belt, gem beaded collar, headpiece, and glovelettes with sheer drapes that run down the arm. Sandal heels, wig, and staff not included.


(Target, $38)

18. Pineapple

This pineapple dress has built-in pockets in addition to being super-unique and adorable.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

19. Ghost


Cape with attached hood and chains shows this is one not-so-holy spirit with a story to tell.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

20. Police Lieutenant 

Sexy navy jumpsuit includes hat, badge and utility belt loaded with accessories.

(Walmart, $49.95)

21. Roman Woman


Be Helen of Troy or a woman of her generation with a costume that includes dress with attached drape, medallions and armbands.

(Target, $23.99)

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Aly Walansky is a NY-based lifestyles writer who focuses on health, wellness, and relationships. Her work appears in dozens of digital and print publications regularly. Visit her on Twitter or email her.

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