Halloween is the best! I mean free candy and homemade halloween costumes? What more could you want? Adults need costumes too, so get your brain in creative costume gear with 39 DIY adult Halloween costumes! Oh and if you’re pregnant, don’t miss DIY pregnant Halloween costumes or if you have a kids, check out 33 DIY kid costumes!
80’s Halloween DIY costumes
If you’re a child of the 80’s, these DIY costumes are sure to make you smile!
Here is an easy costume idea! Whip up this diy cassette tape costume with a peice of cardboard and a little paint! What will you call your mix tape?
4. Game Boy costume
Tetris came out in June of 1984 and it brings back all the 80s nostalgia. This 80’s costume is perfect for a group!
6. 80’s Prom Queens
Any thrift store will have a few lacy 80’s prom dresses on the racks. Just grab a few friends, a little neon bling and be the Queens of the (Halloween) Prom!
7. Village People Costumes
The song “Y.M.C.A.” debuted in 1978! The Village People is pure 80’s. This easy DIY group costume idea has 6 character choices. Best part? You likely have most of the pieces needed for these costumes on hand or can find them at a thrift store. Your quick costume choices are:
- Construction worker
- Police officer
- Native American
All you need for this retro costumes is a red hoodie, a pair of bike handlebars, and some form of E.T.! My friend, Rachelle, used her sweet pup in place of the cute alien. A stuffed animal works too!
Couples Costumes for Adults
This costume is adorable and best of all, comfortable! All you need is a grey sweat suit and red and white felt. A pair of pliers is also an essential! The surgeon needs scrubs and a stethoscope. Find the full tutorial here.
These amazing Bert and Mary Poppins costume DIY were put together with thrift store finds and pieces on hand. Check out this post to find out how Rachel made the DIY chimney sweep.
Here’s a couples costume you don’t see every year– tandem bike riders– complete with a cardboard bike!
14. Indiana Jones
My favorite accessory of this costume is the arc of the covenant, filled with candy of course!
15. The Birds
If you’re looking for a creepy couples costume, The Birds came out in 1996 and was loosely based on a true story!
If you love country music, this Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers costume is perfect! Dolly and Kenny have been friends and collaborated on songs for decades.
17. Wayne and Garth
If you prefer romantic comedies, how about Princess Bride Buttercup and Westley costumes?!
Funny Adult Halloween Costumes
19. Clean and Dirty
You can go all out for this costume or keep it simple with solid color t-shirts, jeans, and Converse like we did!
22. Mail Stripper
According to Dictionary.com, a VSCO girl typically wears scrunchies, the color yellow, friendship bracelets, high-waisted jean shorts, baggy tie-dye tops, and Birkenstock sandals. A VSCO girl is also a lifestyle and includes health fads, using eco-friendly products, drinking out of Hydro Flask water canisters, and using disposable cameras.
26. Grandpa costume
This grandpa costume is one the easiest thrift store costumes to throw together! Don’t forget to adda pillow for the beer belly.
DIY Food costumes
27. Crown and Coke
28. Oreo costume
No double stuffed Oreo costume is complete without a milk headband!
29. Pizza and Pizza delivery boy
30. Jolly Green Giant
32. Bunch of Grapes
34. French Press
DIY Celebrity costumes
This almost famous DIY celebrity costume is sure to get a laugh. Best part? All you have to do is print out the golden ticket and pin the number to your shirt.
Who knows if Kim and Kanye are back together or not, but this celebrity couples costume is fun either way!
Post Malone costume necessities are a grill, temporary tattoos, cigarette behind her ear, and a Bud Light in hand. Simple and genius!
This DIY costume works especially well if your last name happens to be Smith!
39. Rosie the Riveter
40. Donald Trump
My favorite costume from last year was my neighbor dressed as Donald Trump. He had the facial expressions and hand movements down!
What’s the best costume you’ve ever seen? What is your costume this year? What is your favorite costume on this list? I’d love to hear…
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