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three last-minute halloween costume ideas from pieces you may already own

October 25, 2018

From the ghoulish to the girlish, from fantastical ensembles to hilarious joke outfits, Halloween is a joyous indulgence of the imagination that we’ll never outgrow. But, if you’re anything like us, you may have left your Halloween costume planning to the very last minute. Don’t worry, we’re here to help! One of the easiest ways to put together a last-minute Halloween costume? Simply fling open your closet and start coming up with ideas for how to style the clothes you already own into something inventive and fun.

For some inspiration for last-minute Halloween costumes, we tapped a true style expert for her take on easy Halloween looks you’ll find in your closet. Meet Jenna Pliant of Lucky Little Mustardseed, and check out these two adorable costumes she styled just for you!

cher from clueless

Think you can’t be stylish on Halloween? As if! Use the Pastime Skirt and the Aerial Cardigan as the base for this look, and find a pair of white knee socks to wear with your Interlock Block Heels. Grab a few colorful shopping bags and look like you’re ready to hit Rodeo Drive!

Featured Items: Aerial Cardigan, Pastime Skirt, Interlock Block Heel, Knee High Socks

annie hall

Capture some boyish charm with this Annie Hall costume. Start with the Floret Blouse and the Promotion Trouser. Layer up with a vest (or even the Bralette from Spring ’18). Top it all off with a felt hat and a large boho tote!

Featured Items: Floret Blouse, Promotion Trouser, Spring ’18 Bralette, Felt Hat, Tote Bag

We were so inspired by Jenna that we decided to make one last-minute costume of our own!

carmen sandiego

Everyone’s favorite world-traveling criminal mastermind, her style is also out of this world! Such a bold, yet classic look. Throw on the Zip-Back Legging and the Step-Up Pullover. Layer it up with the Celebration Jacket. Don’t forget to accessorize with her signature wide-brimmed hat!

Featured Items: Celebration Jacket, Step-Up Pullover, Zip-Back Legging, Red Wide-Brimmed Hat, Leather Gloves, Over the Knee Boots

Can you believe how cute those outfits are!? Jenna’s a genius. But, we’d love to know…what are your last-minute Halloween costume ideas? Let us know in the comments below, and help us all have a fun, fabulous, and fashionable time! Mix, match, layer, and style—go ahead, go crazy!