When it comes to Halloween costumes for women, it’s easy to pick out the same thing each year. But how many times are you going to wear that pointy hat and black dress in the back of your closet before you realize that half of the moms trick-or-treating with their kids are wearing the same thing as you? Step away from the routine outfit and wow everyone at your next costume party with these Halloween costumes for women.
From superheroes and television characters to historical figures and scary entities, these Halloween costumes for women will make you stand out from the crowd of angels, witches, and vampires. And don’t worry about spending too much money on a whole ensemble. Some of these Halloween costumes for women can come together with things you already own.
Whether you want to pick out a costume from the store or would rather DIY most of it, here are a few Halloween costumes for women.
Why be Cinderella when you can be the fairy godmother who has magical powers?
This Alice in Wonderland costume has a 4 star rating on Amazon, with one reviewer saying: "Was a big hit for Halloween with the Red Queen Disney wig and full face makeup. I wear 14 in pants and 18-22 in shirts (large chested) and this dress fit just right! I am on the short side, so the skirt hit around my knees, and a petticoat helped fluff it out."
This costume comes with everything you need: blouse, skirt, corset, leggings, scarf, belt, and harness. Just put on a red lip and some knee-high boots to complete the look.
Yzma is probably one of the most underrated and comical villains in Disney movies. Dressing up like her only takes wearing a black dress, a feathery collar, and a purple headpiece, which are all included when you buy this costume.
Follow the yellow brick road to your next Halloween party with this Dorothy costume. Don't forget to add some red heels to really complete this look!
To really complete the look, don't forget to buy the firefighter hat.
The '80s were all about bright colors and singing along Olivia Newton John's "Let's Get Physical." Fluff up your hair and tease it with a comb to also mimic the hair styles from back then.
Dress up like the queen that you are with this Egyptian queen costume, which includes the dress, cape, headpiece, and armbands.
Just add some black boots and you'll be ready to fly off into the horizon with this Mary Poppins costume.
If you really want to pull off this look, make sure to grab a pair of white stockings and your old Nokia phone.
Get your girlfriends together to form the Rockford Peaches with this pink baseball costume.
Get ready to conquer the Seven Kingdoms with this Daenerys Targaryen costume. You'll need to buy the platinum wig to call yourself the Mother of Dragons though.
Everyone's going to recognize this costume, even if you don't buy the blonde wig and fake sword.
We suggest DIY-ing the Captain America shield instead of buying it.
This costume includes the skirt, sweater, robe, and tie to make you the smartest witch of your class.
In this story, Dorothy never made it back to Kansas and turned into a blood-thirsty zombie.
Dress up your daughter as Sleeping Beauty for a Maleficent-themed family costume.
This inexpensive white dress can turn you into Annabelle after you part and braid your hair.
This costume proves that not all ghosts are ghastly.
Mrs. Incredible is mom by day and superhero by night. Sounds familiar?
This costume would be the perfect family costume if your partner wants to dress up as Black Panther.