23 Easy DIY Womens Halloween Costumes You Can Make at Home

Do you want to create your own Halloween costume this year? Here are 25 super easy DIY Womens Halloween costumes you can create at home!

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The Halloween season is fast approaching, and what better way to celebrate than by getting creative and making your own costume? In this blog post, we will share 25 easy DIY womens Halloween costume ideas that you can make right at home.

Whether you’re looking for something spooky, cute, or funny, we’ve got you covered. From classic characters to pop culture references, these costumes are sure to impress. 

So grab your crafting supplies and let’s dive into the world of DIY Halloween costumes!

THE BEST DIY WOMENS HALLOWEEN COSTUMES

1. Mia Thermopolis from The Princess Diaries

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If you want to be today’s princess, this outfit is «the one» for you. You don’t need to have an extravagant hair style, you can go with ruffled hair, sunglasses, and headphones.

If you love princesses and music, there can’t be a better hair style for you. A princess deserves to let loose sometimes as well. It is too mainstream for a princess to act perfect and put-together all the time.

2. Dorothy Costume

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Have you grown up watching Wizard of Oz as well? You might have read this story in your childhood and always wished to be Dorothy. Well, this is your chance to dress up as Dorothy. If you are someone who has a sweet aura, then you should not waste any more time to purchase this costume.

You can easily recreate this DIY womens Halloween costume as well if you are on a budget, otherwise this can be easily purchased from Amazon. If there is a Wicked Witch at the Halloween party, this costume duo would be the perfect aesthetic for Halloween.

3. Gym Barbie Costume

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With the new Barbie movie, Halloween should be all about Barbie. Barbie has had various different characters over the years that can be easily replicated. If you have blonde hair and you own a pink bodysuit, you should definitely opt for this costume.

After all, who doesn’t love a Barbie at a Halloween party? You might find other Barbie characters as well and we assure you that that would make a good Instagram post. 

4. The Joker

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When it comes to the most common villain in Hollywood, our first thought is Joker because of how well the character was played. There isn’t a specific costume for this character as well; you just need to nail the makeup and hairstyle.

This could be a good last-minute outfit that you can replicate, so that’s why it’s among the top easy DIY womens halloween costumes . A two-piece black outfit with green hair and tattoos on the face and voila, you are ready for Halloween.

5. Freddy Krueger

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If you are in the mood to scare your friends and family at Halloween, you can opt for Freddy Krueger’s costume because nothing can get scarier than that.

The makeup is the only thing you need to master because you need to ensure the burn marks look scary but not disgusting to someone that they freak out. For added effects, you can put fake blood as well. Although this was a fictional character, the movie visuals were sufficient to scare people with someone who has burn marks.

Read: 23 Easy Halloween Costumes for Girl To Make Last Minute

6. Ghostface from the Scream Movies

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You might have grown up watching the Scream movies if you were interested in the horror genre. The classic chick-flick horror movie series is a must-watch because you can easily copy their costumes for Halloween as well.

All you need to do is dress casually and add fake blood to your clothes. You can easily find someone with the ghost mask and make the Scream movie duo. The good part about this costume is that you will get to look pretty and match the Halloween aesthetic as well. 

7. Megan Fox in Jennifer’s Body

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Are you a cheerleader at your school and have killer abs as well? Well, this is the time to flaunt your cheerleading skills and abs. You can wear your cheerleading uniform for Halloween and have a killer makeup look.

People might turn out to be intimidated by you. This might not be a scary costume but the character definitely is!

8. Drew Barrymore in Scream

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If you’re looking for simple DIY Halloween costumes, look no more!

We have another Scream queen option for you. This will suit Halloween more if you have a bob haircut. The only prop you need for this costume is a knife but you can make-do with a plastic knife as well. You can imitate some classic scenes from the movie to hint at your character if people are confused. 

9. Chucky Costume

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What’s a Halloween party without our favorite doll, Chucky? Wear an overall with a few cracked lines on your face and look cute; we have our Chucky here then. Chucky is a classic Halloween costume that we need to have at Halloween.

If you are not a people’s person, you can mimic some famous Chucky poses to scare people away. Moreover, if you have big eyes, that can work well with your costume as well because Chucky has big eyes and stares at people.

10. Fairy Costume

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Understandably, Halloween is the scariest holiday of the year. But Halloween is not complete without a little fairy here and there.

A little Tinkerbell running around at the Halloween party is all we are asking for. This outfit might not be available in your wardrobe but you can easily purchase this from Amazon. If you are going for a specific fairy costume, you need to ensure you wear similar accessories.

11. Joyce from Stranger Things

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Stranger Things costumes are the easiest DIY womens halloween costumes because you only need normal clothes ro recreate them.

If you are someone who’s smart, has a good sense of humor, and is stuck with dumb friends, then voila, we have found our Joyce! The easiest costume to carry – you can wear casual clothes similar to Joyce in the show and carry a board of alphabets with fairy lights to let people know you are dressed up as Joyce.

12. Dark Angel

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Isn’t the dark angel the exact vibe for Halloween? This is you being a devil angel. You can show as much skin as possible because you are a devil angel after all.

The dress can be short as well with sheer stockings. Add wings and an angel crown for added effect. Considering the entire outfit is black, you can go light with the makeup and add red lipstick. For the dress, you can wear lingerie which is sheer, and add a tutu skirt or sheer bottoms to play your part.

Read: 30 Cute Halloween Costumes For Best Friends

13. Modern Belle

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If you are someone who is obsessed with Disney princesses but are not interested in ball gowns and elaborate hairstyles, this is perfect for you as a last minute female costume idea.

For an added Disney effect, you can wear arm-length white gloves with your mini-dress and you will be ready to play the Modern Belle part. This can be the easiest and most comfortable costume as well because you can wear any yellow colored dress and show up at the Halloween party. 

14. Witch

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A witch is someone we have heard of while growing up. Our parents used to scare us that we need to behave otherwise the witch will come and take us.

Well, it’s time for us to be that witch. You can be a ugly looking witch with long and filthy nails but there is no fun in that. You need to look like a witch who has the ability to make your heads turn with their outfit. This might be a good idea if you’re looking for a costume for a college girl.

15. Tinkerbell

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Have you always believed in fairies in your childhood? It’s time to dress up like one. A sweet Tinkerbell moment should not be missed by anyone.

You can dress up as a modern Tinkerbell and wear a green dress with white wings. If you have a sweet aura, this is the perfect costume for you. You can add a dramatic effect and attach fairy lights to your wings to make them glow and look like the perfect Tinkerbell.

16. Angel Costume

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If people know you as an innocent person who doesn’t make any mistakes, time to prove them right! You can wear a white dress and add ruffled white wings to dress up as an angel.

An angel costume is perfect for someone looking for DIY Womens Halloween Costumes that are last minute and cute. On the other hand, if you don’t match any of these characteristics, you can play the opposite and surprise everyone by dressing up as an angel. A little surprise moment at Halloween is classic! 

17. Harry Styles Fan

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Now, who isn’t a fan of Harry Styles? Everybody is and if you have grown up on the ranch, this is your moment to shine and tell everybody who the real Harry Styles fan is.

If you are known to memorize Harry Styles songs within a day, this needs to be your Halloween costume. A skirt with a cowboy hat is all we want to see in a Harry Styles fan. If people can’t recognize your costume, just casually scream Harry’s song’s lyrics because that is today’s vibe.

Read: How To Create The Most Iconic Clueless Halloween Costumes This Year

18. Dionne from Clueless

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The second most important character from Clueless should be celebrated for her confident personality. If you are someone who’s known to be confident and speak their mind, go get a plaid skirt now.

Dione was known as the most iconic black teen back then because of the way her character was portrayed and it couldn’t have been better than that. If you can get boxer braids to look like Dione herself, we are rooting for you already. It’s time to shine light on iconic characters that were not the main leads.

19. Prisoner

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Is there any DIY womens Halloween costumes that are easier than wearing overalls? This is easily available on Amazon. To look more intimidating, you can draw tattoos on your body.

This costume might be over-done at this point but you can be creative and add handcuffs as an accessory. You can wear the orange jumpsuit in various ways to set yourself apart from people who have also gone for the same costume.

20. Space Cowboy Costume

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Well, don’t we all want the country lifestyle? At some point, you must have imagined yourself wearing that cowboy hat and boots and riding your horse.

We can’t promise you a horse but we have an idea for you to dress as a cowgirl for this year’s Halloween. You don’t have to succumb to the usual cowboy colors; you can go as glamorous as you want from glitters to metallic to crop tops to sequined tops.

21. Cupid

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Do you want to play some matchmaking at Halloween? Well, we have just the perfect costume for you. Yes, a Cupid costume should be one of the hottest costumes in the list.

You need wings that can be easily purchased from a costume store and a ton of red. To nail the outfit and not look like a fairy, you need the arrow and bow to show that you are the true Cupid girl. 

22. Taylor Swift Costume

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Do we sense Swifties here somewhere? But then again who isn’t a Swiftie? ‘You Belong With Me’ is one of Taylor Swift’s classic songs and something we have grown up listening to.

It could be Taylor Swift who taught us to write notes on papers to talk to guys. No one might get scared with your look but the nostalgia that will arise after people look at you will be worth it. And the best part is there is nothing easier than recreating this DIY womens halloween costume.

23. Rapunzel from Tangled

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Do you have long hair like Rapunzel? You might have been called Rapunzel for your long hair as well. Time to put that long hair to good use. Wear a pink dress and open up your long hair and go look for your prince at the Halloween party.

The easiest costume option you can ever think of. You just need to put on a dress and show up at Halloween. Your costume and hair will do all the talking.


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