Spooky Styles in Your Closet: Finding Your Perfect Halloween Costume

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Halloween is almost here! Have you found a costume yet? If you haven’t, fear not! We’ve got you covered! If you’re scrambling to find a costume last minute or don’t want to spend money on a costume you’ll most likely wear once, try out some of these tips for creating a costume from the clothes already hanging in your closet. Thank us later! 😉

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Choosing a Halloween costume can be a lot of fun, but it can also be stressful if you're not sure what to wear. Fortunately, you can create a great costume by using a little creativity and the clothes that you already have in your closet. 

The first step is to think about what you want to be. Do you want to be a specific character or do you want to create a more general look? Once you have an idea, look through your clothes and see what you have that might work. You may be surprised by how many costume options you have. 

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If you're not sure where to start, try thinking about different eras or styles. For example, you could be a 1920s flapper, a 1950s diner waitress, or a 1980s punk rocker. You don't need to have an exact replica of the clothing from that time period, but you can use what you have to create a similar look. 

Another option is to use accessories to create a costume. For example, you could wear all black and add cat ears and a tail to create a cat costume. Or you could wear a white t-shirt and jeans and add a cowboy hat and boots to create a cowboy costume. 

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Limited on accessories? Make-up is another great way to go! Become a skeleton by using make-up to transform your face into a skull. Turn into a clown or the Joker by using make-up to create the look as well. Don’t worry about having expert level make-up skills either. The most important part is to have fun!

Remember, the key to creating a great costume is to have fun and be creative. Don't be afraid to experiment with different looks and accessories until you find something that works for you. With a little bit of imagination, you can create a fantastic Halloween costume without spending a lot of money on a store-bought costume.

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