8 Halloween Costumes You Can Put Together in Minutes

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If you haven’t already started planning your Halloween costume for the year, there’s a good chance you’ll be waiting until the last minute to put something together. After all, we can’t all have the dedication or the resources that rival that of Heidi Klum. Of course, even if it’s a minimalist costume, putting together something stellar for the festive night can cause more stress than it’s worth. But not to worry—we’ve got you covered.

Just because you’re putting together a costume in mere minutes doesn’t mean it can’t look great; all you need are the main pieces and the key accessories to throw together a quality Halloween look. Whether you’re dressing are your fashion icon or a character from your favorite movie, pulling off a spot-on costume is easier than you’d think. To get you started, we pulled together some of the chicest costumes that’ll only take minutes to spare. Check them out below.

Wendy Peffercorn

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Name a fictional lifeguard as beloved as The Sandlot’s Wendy Peffercorn… We’ll wait. Sport a red one-piece swimsuit and white shorts to pull this look off.

This color is classic.

Available in sizes XS to L.

Farrah Fawcett

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Copying this Charlie’s Angels icon is easy when you throw on a hoodie and bell-bottom jeans.

Wear this with everything.

Available in sizes XS to L.

Rosie the Riveter

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Ready to drive the women’s movement forward? Look to no one other than Rosie the Riveter in this jumpsuit and a bandana.

This will look so good on you.

Available in sizes 0 to 8.

Holly Golightly

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Channeling Audrey Hepburn’s Holly Golightly is easy when you put together a classic black dress with a string of pearls.

This dress is so flattering.

Available in sizes 14 to 18.

Cat

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Yes, you can spend Halloween as a cat. All you need is a black dress and ears to top it off.

So flattering.

Available in sizes XS to L.

Twiggy

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No one nailed the mod ’60s look like Twiggy. To steal her style, all you need is a shift minidress with a pair of block heels.

This mod shift dress is so cute.

Available in sizes XS to XL.

Margot Tenenbaum

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Is there a more fashionable character to mimic than Margot Tenenbaum? Sport a polo dress with a faux-fur coat for this simple costume.

Yes, the polo trend is back.

Available in sizes XS to L.

You’ll feel so luxe in this.

Available in sizes XS to XL.

Marilyn Monroe

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Sure, you could wear the classic white dress to be Marilyn Monroe, but if you want a more comfortable outfit for the night, a bodysuit and white trousers are all you need.

A black bodysuit can be so many costumes.

Available in sizes 1X to 3X.

Wear these to the office.

Available in sizes 38 to 44.

Who needs to plan a costume months in advance when you can put these looks together in minutes?