The best budget costumes this Halloween

Halloween is, without a doubt, the best holiday of the year. But, getting the perfect costume that will not only wow, but doesn’t break the bank, is crucial. Here are our top spooky costumes.


We’re bringing you our top costume ideas that you can make yourself or re-wear, to save money, and have the best Halloween yet.

Film and TV characters

You can’t go wrong dressing as a popular character – not only are you instantly recognisable, but you’ll also be able to incorporate some of the pieces into your everyday wardrobe.

Try something contemporary to start conversations about your favourite show or film. Flick through Netflix or Amazon Prime to remember your favourite characters and get some outfit inspiration.

Or, throw it back to a cult classic that’s bound to win you the prize for best competition.


Again, a great option if you want to buy clothes that you can re-wear. It’s even a good excuse to buy yourself something nice and flashy for a Christmas party later in the year.

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God is a woman

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Even celebrities dress as other celebrities, so you can’t go wrong with this one.

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I’m the bad guy

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Head to your favourite celeb’s Instagram for some iconic looks you can recreate for a fraction of the price.


Traditionally, Halloween is a time to watch frightening films and trick-or-treat in scary costumes. Just make sure to check the dress-code of any Halloween events before turning up in your most spook-tacular outfit.

Get creative

Some of this year’s best Halloween costumes have come from getting crafty. Grab your needle, thread, cardboard and paint, because you can’t go wrong turning yourself into a classic meme this Halloween.

There’s still plenty of time to sort out a gram-worthy costume ahead of Halloween on Thursday and your costume doesn’t have to cost much at all. We’re already getting inspired for next year.

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