There are so many directions you can take with your Halloween getup. From the downright frightening, spine-chilling costumes to trendy fashion girl–approved outfits you can wear on any normal day as well, it can be downright overwhelming trying to decide on a costume come October 31.
The first thing we recommend doing to help narrow down your picks? Decide on a theme. Do you want something a bit more risqué, or would you prefer to go a more modest route? If you're opting for the latter, you'll want to keep reading, because today's Halloween costume guide focuses entirely on cute, modest getups you can rock anywhere, whether you're attending an office Halloween party or taking your kids trick-or-treating.
But what counts as a modest Halloween costume? Simple: It's all about opting for pieces that aren't too revealing. For example, a refined black dress, elegant sunglasses, and chic pearls are the perfect way to pay homage to style icon Audrey Hepburn. Or make your Disney-princess dreams come true with a modern approach to Beauty and the Beast's Belle. Want more? Scroll for 12 cute modest Halloween costumes to wear this year.
1. Audrey Hepburn
2. Morton Salt Girl
3. Blair Waldorf
4. Daria Morgendorffer
5. Anna Wintour
6. Elle Woods
7. Margot Tenenbaum
8. Wicked Witch
9. I Love Lucy
11. Belle from Beauty and the Beast
12. Dorothy from Wizard of Oz
Next up, check out five costume ideas if you consider yourself a true fashion girl.