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So you’ve been invited to a Halloween party and are in dire need of something to wear — but you don’t want to buy the same costume from Amazon as everyone else. We’ve got you covered, with 11 last-minute and pop-culturally relevant costumes for 2018 (that you can still find on Amazon).
Scala Classico Men’s Crushable Felt Outback Hat
With this hat, you could be Jackson Maine; just put on a button-up shirt and leave it mostly unbuttoned. Or you could be Ally, as she starts her rise to fame, in a pair of leopard-print jeans and a knotted T-shirt. Either costume will have everyone just wanting to take another look at you.
Smiffy’s Women’s Super Trooper Costume
Speaking of stars, Christine Baranski is one of the best parts of Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, so channel some of ABBA’s pizzazz with this white-and-blue ruffled jumpsuit.
Mens White Astronaut Costume
Dressing like you’re the first man on the moon is probably a lot easier than actually being him.
SHANGSHANGXI Formal Evening Dresses
Tiara, delicious Singapore street dumplings, and everlasting love with Henry Golding not included.
Adult Cosplay Costume Biblical Men’s Jesus Wigs and Beard Set
Pair with your sheerest turtleneck and your best pair of sock-booties (and don’t forget to trim the beard a bit on your way out the door).
Dickies Men’s 7 1/2 Ounce Twill Deluxe Long Sleeve Coverall, Gray
A jumpsuit that looks like it’s straight from Neberdine Pharmaceutical’s supply closet. Make a fake ID badge and put it on a string around your neck, for full effect.
Spirit Halloween Riverdale Varsity Jacket — Archie Comics
Riverdale is basically your average teen drama based on a comic book, but “with murders and stuff,” as one cast member described it at Comic Con this year. And being part of the gang is as easy as throwing on this varsity jacket.
Hanes Women’s Stretch Jersey Bike Short
With a pair of bike shorts and a gray wig, you could be Kim Kardashian West or Paris Hilton or any of Kanye’s Yeezy “Klones.”
ForQueens Ombre Wig Silver Gray Long Wavy Wigs
Rubie’s Costume Halloween Movie Michael Myers Mask With Wig
Jamie Lee Curtis came back to finally take revenge on Michael Myers this year, but you can still dress up like the creep himself.
California Costumes Men’s the Pope His Divine Holiness
This pope costume barely does Rihanna’s version any justice until you cut it into a miniskirt and cover yourself in glitter. But it’s a good place to start.
Waffle Closed Toe Adult Slippers Spa Hotel Slippers
Justin Bieber mastered hangover style this year, so throw on your dirtiest sweatshirt (but bonus points if it’s designer) and slap on some day-old basketball shorts, a pair of crew socks, and these hotel slippers, and get ready to have the comfiest Halloween ever.
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