Halloween is one of those holidays that always seems to sneak up without warning. So when a last-minute invite to a costume party arrives in your inbox, it can leave you scrambling to find something to wear at the last minute. With picked-over stores and last-minute plans, the whole scenario can prove to be a stressful experience that ultimately ends with a less-than-stellar costume.
This year, try getting a jump-start on your outfit for Halloween. Not only does it give the change to get creative with your costume, but you might also have the chance to add some cool pieces to your wardrobe. Those pink furry heels you’ve been eyeing? Perfect for a Marie Antoinette–inspired look. And the white ankle boots on your wish list? The ultimate shoe for a ’60s mod outfit. Want to see which ideas we’re behind?
Keep reading to shop five Halloween costume ideas that are fashion girl–approved.
Channel Twiggy with a mod ’60s look.
The building block of the look? A pink minidress.
Available in sizes 2 to 10.
We love these disco ball earrings.
The ultimate excuse to finally get a pair of white boots for fall.
Available in sizes 6 to 11.
Finish the outfit with these oval frames.
Grab a miniskirt and knee-high socks to perfect Cher Horowitz’s Clueless look.
Start with a white button-down top.
Available in sizes 38 to 40.
Add a plaid miniskirt.
Available in sizes 0 to 12.
Wear these silver heels (also one of the season’s biggest trends).
Available in size 9.
An iconic piece from Cher’s outfit.
This tote completes the look.
One of the most iconic characters from a movie: Holly Golightly. Fans of Big Little Lies might be even more inspired to try the costume out this year.
We have a feeling this dress will be a staple long after Halloween.
Available in sizes 0 to 12.
Wear your hair up with this tiara.
Wear her signature pearls.
A great touch to complete the look.
Wear these classic cat-eye sunglasses again after the holiday.
Any Sex and the City fan knows that Carrie Bradshaw is the show’s fashion icon. Channel her look for Halloween.
The Carrie necklace is the best place to start.
The perfect foundation for the look.
Available in sizes 0 to 4.
This outfit is all about layering.
Available in sizes 0 to 1.
If you live somewhere cold, this costume is a good excuse to bundle up.
Available in sizes 0 to 16.
One of our favorite shoe silhouettes this season.
Available in sizes 5 to 11
We imagine wearing this over a button-down top and jeans after Halloween.
Add a pop of pink.
Channel the young queen’s style with luxe satin, velvet, and feathers.
This dress feels very inspired by Marie Antoinette’s style.
Available in size 14.
Top the dress with a velvet belt.
We love these furry heels.
Available in sizes 35 to 41
This post was published at an earlier date and has been updated.