30+ Halloween Costumes for Girls That She'll Actually Want to Wear

Good luck getting her out of these costumes after trick-or-treating.

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As autumn inches closer and closer, it’s finally time to start thinking about all things Halloween — including Halloween costumes for your little girl.

Halloween is an amazing opportunity to let your daughter show her creativity and transform into whatever she wants to be. But planning your girl's Halloween costume can seem kind of overwhelming — there are virtually endless choices, and once you do finally make a decision, you have to pray that your kid will actually still want to wear the costume (and keep it on!) on the big day. And of course, there’s always dropping weather temperatures to consider when making your selection.

Whether you decide to go the DIY route or purchase one from the store, these 32 ideas for Halloween costumes for girls will help you find a costume that she will not only want to wear on Halloween, but will insist on putting on year-round.

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PHILIP FRIEDMAN
Octopus

If you're looking for a costume that you and your daughter can make together, this octopus look with easy-to-follow instructions is perfect.

Get the tutorial for octopus.

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PHILIP FRIEDMAN
Scuba Diver

If your child has always wanted to get out there and explore the deep sea, now's her chance (to pretend, at least).

Get the tutorial for scuba diver.

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MARCUS TULLUS
Bunch of grapes

This grapes costume is simple, fun, and sure to make your little girl stand out.

Get the tutorial for bunch of grapes.

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Erik Rank
Bride of Frankenstein

You don't need much to put this costume together. All you need are some white pants, a white long-sleeved top, and a white curtain panel.

Get the tutorial for Bride of Frankenstein.

What you'll need: White curtain panels ($9, Amazon)

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Ericka McConnell / Halloween Celebrations
Cupcake

Your kid is a shoe-in for best costume at school with this cupcake costume made from a laundry basket, colored straws, and wrapping paper.

Get the tutorial for Cupcake.

What you'll need: Colored straws ($6 for 100, Amazon)

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Ericka McConnell / Halloween Celebrations
Mermaid

You can make this mermaid get-up by gluing cupcake liners over a blue plastic bag.

Get the tutorial for Mermaid.

What you'll need: Silver cupcake liners ($8 for 100, Amazon)

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Ericka McConnell
Unicorn

Why spend tons of money on a unicorn costume when you can DIY it with white foam paper and an all-white attire?

Get the tutorial for Unicorn.

What you'll need: White foam paper ($9 for a pack, Amazon)

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Flower

With this costume, you can customize the headpiece to suit the type of flower your daughter wants to be for Halloween.

Get the tutorial for Flower.

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Ladybug

You can make sure your little girl stays warm on Halloween by using a red cardigan as the base for this costume.

Get the tutorial for Ladybug.

What you'll need: Red cardigan ($10, Amazon)

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Tamara Schlesinger / Halloween Celebrations
Fairy Princess

This costume comes together by using a dress, turtleneck top, tights, and a floral headpiece that you can either make at home or buy.

Get the tutorial for Fairy Princess.

What you'll need: Flower crown ($13, Amazon)

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Tamara Schlesinger / Halloween Celebrations
Vampire Bride

Pop on some fake blood and fake teeth while wearing a vampy looking dress and a lace headpiece to resemble Dracula's bride.

Get the tutorial for Vampire Bride.

What you'll need: Black Lace cloth ($10, Amazon)

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Tamara Schlesinger / Halloween Celebrations
Swamp Girl

With a couple of yards of cheesecloth and some dye, you'll be able to bring this spooky (and adorable) costume to life from the depths of the forest.

Get the tutorial for Swamp Girl.

What you'll need: Cheesecloth ($8, Amazon)

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Deborah Ory
Ms. Dracula

Whoever said that only boys could dress up as the ruler of all vampires was very much wrong.

Get the tutorial for Ms. Dracula.

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Deborah Ory
Maid Marian

If Halloween snuck up on you, you can make this costume for your little girl in under an hour.

Get the tutorial for Maid Marian.

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Erik Rank
Witch

There's nothing wrong with picking the obvious choice for a Halloween costume and being a witch.

Get the tutorial for Witch.

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Tara Donne / Halloween Celebrations
Butterfly

Customize your daughter's butterfly wings to match her personality. They can be simple and painted a single color or they can be embellished with circles and rhinestones.

Get the tutorial for Butterfly Wings.

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Deborah Ory
Kitty Cat

Your daughter will look simply adorable with this kitty cat costume. Just remember to complete the look with some cat-inspired makeup!

Get the tutorial for Kitty Cat.

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Spirit Halloween
Carmen Sandiego
spirithalloween.com
$39.99
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Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego? Well, she's enjoying Halloween just like every other kid.

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Audrey from 'Descendants 3'
Disguise .com
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To get your daughter to look just like Audrey from the Descendants, make sure to buy her a pink wig (or dye a few strands of her hair with nontoxic hair dye) and paint her nails black. It's just for one night!

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Rey from 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'
Rubie's .com
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This Rey costume would be perfect if the whole family was doing a Star Wars theme with dad dressing up as Hans Solo and mom as Princess Leia.  

And even if you weren't doing a family Halloween costume, it'd still be perfect.

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Alice in Wonderland
Peachi .com
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Put her in this iconic costume and your little girl will be jumping down a rabbit hole to find an adventure.

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Captain Marvel
Costumes USA .com
$34.99
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Every girl will feel like she too can save the universe in this light-up Captain Marvel costume. 

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JoJo Siwa
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Let your child's inner pop star come out with this colorful JoJo Siwa costume, complete with the iconic bow. 

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Supergirl
Rubie's .com
$23.72
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Let her take flight in this Supergirl costume.

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Caribbean Pirate
Leg Avenue .com
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She'll have you walking the plank if you try to steal any of her Halloween candy. 

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Wonder Woman
Rubie's .com
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She'll show the world what girl power really looks like in this iconic superhero costume.

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Green Crayon
Dress Up America .com
$19.95
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Have your budding artist dress up as her favorite drawing tool. 

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Marry Poppins
Forum Novelties .com
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Name anything cuter than a little one dressed up in this beloved English nanny’s garb. We’ll wait.

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Dorothy
Rubie's .com
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This Wizard of Oz ensemble will transform the town's streets into the Yellow Brick Road.

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Peacock
Rubie's .com
$27.99
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Here’s a variation on the princess costume that still drives the regal point home. (Fun fact: peacocks are emblems of royalty!)

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