20 Last-Minute Costumes You Already Have In Your Closet

These costumes barely require any effort. You'll be dressed up for the party in no time at all!

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    Finn from Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    We all know Star Wars is going to be huge this Halloween. But if it's too late to pull out your full Stormtrooper gear, opt for a simpler look. John Boyega’s Finn wears a black long sleeve shirt, black trousers, and white trainers. You can throw in a brown jacket if you have one!

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    Clark Kent

    Want to be a superhero, but you don't have the spandex and cape? Dress as the human version. You can easily be Clark Kent with the help of a business suit, a notepad filled with story ideas, and some thick-rimmed glasses.

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    Error 404 Page

    Couldn't find a costume in time? Grab a white T-shirt and write the error message in black sharpie.

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    Party Animals

    Take note from Lauren Conrad and throw on your animal print, grab a drink, and call yourself a party animal.

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    Your Favorite Emoji

    Construction paper is all you need.

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    The Love Kitty

    This adorable costume is so easy, you could throw it together in minutes.

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    Killer Housewife

    Wear a nice dress and toss some red paint on an apron to look like blood. You can throw on pearls and oven mitts just to complete the killer look.

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    If you have a white shirt and white shorts, you have everything you need. Print out colored dots or paint them on and you're a Twister board.

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    Rosie The Riveter

    Dressing up as this feminist icon is simple! A red bandana and a denim shirt are all you need to create this look.

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    Flower Child

    Bring out the flowy dresses, floral prints, and flower crowns. If you have anything from Free People in your closet or at the least one thing with flowers on it, this is the obvious costume.

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    Social Media Platform

    Paint the logo onto cardboard and wear it throughout the day. #DIYhalloween

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    Identity Theft

    All you need are some name tags and a sharpie to create this costume.

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    Don Draper

    This minimal effort costume is perfect for guys. You need a gray suit, retro tie, white crisp dress shirt, black shoes, whiskey, and a cigarette.

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    Kid in Pajamas

    Wear PJs, pigtails, minimal makeup, and slippers, and carry a stuffed animal.

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    Got a bed sheet? Throw it over your head and yourself a ghost.

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    If you own black, you're set for this simple, yet stylish look. Buy (or DIY) cat ears and draw whiskers on your face. Meow =^.^=

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    A Bottle of Sriracha

    Iron the Sriracha label onto a red shirt or dress, carry the bottle, and DIY the green cap hat.

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    The Brawny Man

    A plaid shirt and rugged stubble can make you into the Brawny man!

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    Walk of Shame

    Don a tight dress, smudged makeup, messy hair, and carry your heels. This Walk of Shame costume should be easy, we've all been there before.

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    Salt and Pepper

    You probably have a black shirt and your friend probably has a white shirt. Attach an S and a P and you've got yourself a costume!

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