For those of us whose ideal costume is one that takes minimal preparation, there's one closet staple that is the key to surviving Halloween—and it's already sitting in your dresser. Leggings are the dark horse of Halloween costuming, and while you might peg them more for the track than trick-or-treating, they're actually surprisingly versatile. With a touch of inspiration, there are actually plenty of ways to build a costume around the off-duty staple.
Since we're committed to making Halloween as easy (and comfortable) as humanly possible, we've created seven costumes that you can throw together using leggings. Which means, if you've been dreading figuring out what the heck to wear come October 31, we've got your easy solution. Now, you can sit back, relax, and sample Halloween candy, instead of stressing over what to wear.
Read on for seven Halloween costumes using leggings, and shop for whatever you need!
Channel one of our favorite fashion icons, Karl Lagerfeld, and go for a stylish, suited look. For an added bonus, add a white wig and convince a friend to dress as Choupette.
When it comes to simple costumes, there's nothing quite so effortless as a classic black cat. Lacy ears along with drawn-on whiskers instantly make an all-black look into something totally different.
With the rise of this season's ballerina trend, it seems only right to include a ballet-inspired look in our list of costumes. style leggings with a bodysuit, but feel free to skip point shoes and go for comfy flats instead.
On the hunt for more Halloween inspiration? Check out this year's best pop-culture costumes!
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