Dressing up for work on Halloween is fun, but the fact that Halloween costumes for adults can often be a little too scandalous or casual for most office environments can make it more tricky than fun (e.g., Harley Quinn probably won't fly for this particular occasion). Which is why a little extra creativity is needed when planning a costume that won't make HR or your co-workers uncomfortable. To help you out, we sought out seven costume ideas that are fun, topical, and easy to put together. (But if you're still seeking a Halloween costume idea for after-hours, we've already covered under-$30 costumes, cat costumes, high-fashion costumes, and even costumes you can wear with leggings or a choker—or just re-wear the costume you've planned for the office. We won't tell.) And just a reminder: An HR-approved Halloween costume is especially relevant this year, given that the holiday falls on a Monday.
Keep scrolling to shop the pieces you'll need for a perfect office-appropriate Halloween costume!
ROSIE THE RIVETER
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What You'll Need:
- Denim jumpsuit: H&M Denim Jumpsuit ($60)
- Bandana: Rosie the Riveter Red With White Polka Dot Bandana ($9)
- Black moto boots
What are you wearing to work on Monday, October 31? Tell us in the comments!