I Want to Be Comfy This Halloween, so I Found 7 Costume Ideas With Overalls
I don't think I'm alone in my appreciation for easy outfit ideas, and Halloween costumes are no exception. Whether you're in need of a last-minute costume or you're simply low-maintenance when it comes to planning for the celebration, there is one effortless piece that will definitely come in handy: a pair of overalls. Whether in denim or linen, full-length or shorts versions, dungarees make getting ready a cinch no matter the day. For Halloween, in particular, the costume possibilities that incorporate overalls are endless and take little to no effort to pull off.
With overalls, you can always go for more recognizable, basic costumes like a farmer or scarecrow. But if you're looking for something more stylish with a nod to pop culture, I have just the inspiration. Think throwbacks to the Olsen twins movie days, Demi Moore's iconic scene from Ghost, Meryl Streep's iconic character in Mamma Mia, and more. Keep scrolling to check out seven great no-fuss Halloween costume ideas with overalls. The best part is that most of these pieces can be seamlessly added to your wardrobe long after the Halloween parties are over.
1. Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen From It Takes Two
This Olsen twins reference from the '90s is not only a great costume idea for friends or sisters, but all the pieces are also currently on trend.
The mauve T-shirt is a great staple to wear with jeans and loungewear.
Plaid shirts are a staple, and I would wear this one long after Halloween is over.
2. Demi Moore From Ghost
This iconic movie scene from Ghost serves as great inspiration for your next costume. It's incredibly easy to pull off with a pair of denim overalls and a gray tank top. To complete the look, dab gray or white fabric paint all over the overalls to replicate the ceramic spots from the scene.
This gray tank top would be on heavy rotation year-round if it was in my closet.
3. Pippi Longstocking
Pippi Longstocking is a story character throwback that provides a fun and whimsical costume idea this season.
These overalls had an added stretch for comfort.
Rather than figuring out a way to get your pigtails stand up, it's much easier to scoop up a wig that already does it for you.
This is always a great regift for a child in your life.
4. Meryl Streep From Mamma Mia
Meryl Streep's character from Mamma Mia makes for a stylish yet comfortable Halloween costume. Fill up that tool belt and feel free to break into song.
These are giving me coastal grandma, and I like it.
This tool belt can easily be repurposed as a gift or even help inspire you get some work done around the house.
5. Nicole Richie From The Simple Life
The Simple Life starring Nicole Richie and Paris Hilton was an iconic Y2K show that provided endless style inspiration for millennials. Find yourself a partner in crime to take on Paris's role and you're good to go.
This butterfly charm necklace screams Y2K to me.
6. Mr. T
Eighties icon Mr. T is great for jewelry lovers out there. Just pile on your favorite chain necklaces, bracelets, and chunky earrings along with a red tank top and denim overalls.
These cotton tank tops are great for layering.
7. Princess Diana
This pretty pastel Halloween costume idea goes out to the Princess Diana super fans. While it's more of a niche idea, it will definitely give you a break from the usual sporty Princess Di look everyone wears that involves a sweatshirt, biker shorts, and sneakers.
Believe it or not, this yellow color is selling out quickly.
Size sold out? Check out this other option.
I feel like this wig has a great likeness to Princess Diana's famous coif.
This pretty printed top has a plethora of styling possibilities.
I envision wearing these on a future warm-weather holiday.
Next: 10 Iconic Halloween Costumes With Red Hair
This post was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated by Jennifer Camp Forbes.
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