Halloween gives you the chance to don costumes similar to your favorite TV and movie characters. And no show launched more costume inspiration than Game of Thrones. Although the show may have come to an end (albeit a somewhat disappointing one, but that’s a conversation for another time), you can't deny the endless amount of fascinating — and beautifully costumed — characters it gave us. So why not dress like them, and save some money, this Halloween with these easy DIY Game of Thrones costumes?
Whether you’ve always admired Arya’s refusal to dress like a lady, or Ygritte’s fur-covered wardrobe, or Daenerys’ gorgeous gowns, you can easily dress like your favorite Game Of Thrones character this Halloween. And while we’re sure the show’s actual costumes took hundreds of hours to put together, these easy DIY Game of Thrones Halloween costumes can be put together in just a matter of minutes.
Sansa probably had the widest range of looks throughout the series, going from her bright flowy dresses in King's Landing to her darker looks in Winterfell. Any of her looks, and accompanying braided hairstyles, will make for a stunning costume.
What you'll need: Long red wig ($19, Amazon), Sansa dress ($130, Amazon)
There was no one more vile than Joffrey in all of Westeros, but that makes him one of the most well-known characters from the show. If you want to take it to the next level, you could use some red, blue, and purple face paint to give yourself a Purple Wedding look.
What you'll need: Medieval coat ($31, Amazon); crown ($30, Etsy)
Sam is pretty much universally beloved, and he'll make for a costume that everyone adores. All you need is a robe and some old-looking books to carry around and you'll be good to go.
What you'll need: Citadel robe ($95, Etsy)
The Hound's burn mark on the side of his face will give you a chance to test out your makeup skills. Thankfully a prosthetic replica is easily available to use as your canvas.
What you'll need: Burn prosthetic ($13, Etsy); suit of armor ($60-70, Halloween Costumes)
Beric evaded death more times than we can count, and this costume will have you feeling totally invincible. Use a few yards of dark grey fabric to replicate his cape and eye patch.
What you'll need: Warrior costume ($60-70, Halloween Costumes), dark grey fabric ($8, Amazon)
Missandei is a truly underrated character who met an unjust ending. So pay tribute to this fallen hero with an easy-to-replicate costume. Just place a thick black belt over a flowy, floor-length blue dress and use a thin headband to pull back your hair.
What you'll need: Blue dress ($27, Amazon); thick black belt ($9, Amazon)
For those looking for a more ambitious costume, the Children of the Forest make for a challenging, but rewarding, look. The most important part is the makeup. It'll be challenging, but following along with this tutorial makes it easier. Then just hot glue some fake vines to a dark grey outfit and you'll be good to go.
What you'll need: Grey shirt ($10, Amazon); vines ($7, Amazon); grey leggings ($13, Amazon)
Daenerys went through an endless number of looks over the seasons, but this costume throws it back to season 1 Dany. With a pretty blue dress, golden chain bet, and a long blonde wig, you'll be ready for a ride on a dragon in no time.
What you'll need: Blue flowy dress ($25, Amazon); golden belt ($14, Amazon); braided blonde wig ($22, Amazon)
If your Halloweens are usually on the colder side, then dressing up as Ygritte is perfect — all of that fur will keep you warm enough to go beyond The Wall.
What you'll need: Furry jacket ($90, Amazon); black leggings ($25, Amazon); furry boots ($35, Amazon)
Melisandre liked to pop up and stir the pot with her predictions about the Prince That Was Promised. And although she was often wrong, she always looked great. With a simple red cloak, red wig, and collar necklace, you too can look like the fiery priestess this Halloween.
What you'll need: Red hooded cloak ($77, Amazon); long red wig ($37, Amazon); necklace ($8, Amazon)
Arya ended up being the savior of the seven kingdoms, and therefore deserves to be commemorated in a well-made Halloween costume. And of course, you can't forget her trusty sword, Needle.
What you'll need: Arya costume ($130, Champion of Cosplay); needle ($32, Amazon)
We might have had to say goodbye to Khal Drogo way back in season 1, but he's still one of the most iconic characters from the show. With a few simple items and some body paint, you'll be looking like the ruler of the Dothraki in no time.
What you'll need: Brown pants ($19, Amazon); leather tasseled belt ($13, Amazon); curved sword ($21, Amazon); blue body paint ($6, Amazon)
The seasons-long villain might seem like a tricky costume to pull off, but thanks to the many Night King masks that are on the market, it's actually quite simple.
What you'll need: Medieval waistcoat ($29, Amazon); Night King mask ($40, Amazon)
Margaery may have been conniving and manipulative, but there's no denying that her costumes were stunning. If you're looking for something a bit more romantic, a Margaery look is perfect. Simply put on an embroidered dress, curl your hair, and pin it back.
What you'll need: Embroidered blue dress ($80, Amazon)
Ned may have initially thought that Ghost was second-tier dire wolf, but he makes for a first-rate costume. Ghost is a super simple costume to recreate, and you can likely use a few items you already have in your closet. And if you really want to stay true to his storyline, you can partially cut off one of your wolf ears.
What you'll need: White fur vest ($26, Amazon); white leggings ($18, Amazon); white tank top ($10, Amazon); wolf ears ($4, Amazon); red s ($12, Amazon)
Bring Hodor back to life this Halloween with an amazingly simple costume. His look is easy to recreate and will hit everyone in the feels every time you ask them to "Hold the door."
What you'll need: Brown robe ($24, Amazon); leather belt ($17, Amazon)
Lancel Lannister might be one of the more hated characters in the Game of Thrones universe, but he makes for a super simple costume. Just grab a dark grey robe and draw the mark of the Faith Militant on your forehead in red.
What you'll need: Grey robe ($13, Amazon); red face paint pencil ($7, Amazon)