Easy Halloween Costumes Ideas 2022
Today’s Easy Halloween Costumes Ideas 2022 are thought to have been influenced by folk customs and beliefs from the Celtic-speaking countries, some of which are believed to have pagan roots. Halloween activities include trick-or-treating (or the related guising), attending Halloween costume parties, carving pumpkins into jack-o’-lanterns, lighting bonfires, apple bobbing, divination games, playing pranks, visiting haunted attractions, telling scary stories, and watching horror films.
Who says costumes are only for kids? From fun costume parties to spooky celebrations, Halloween 2020 is the perfect time for you to take your imagination to new heights and find the perfect adult Halloween costume! If you’re not sure what you want to be, then don’t worry! You’ve come to the perfect place for the coolest Halloween costumes around. We can provide you with countless adult Halloween costume ideas for 2020, so you can make every vision you have come alive just in time for Halloween. Check out some of our favorite adult costumes now, and you’ll be on your way to Halloween bliss!
1. Black Widow Costume
You’re a badass, so why not dress as one, too? After last year’s Black Widow movie, it’s hard to want to wear anything else other than a chic and utilitarian jumpsuit. Add a wig with some killer braids, and you’re on your way to saving the world.
2. Stranger Things 4 Hellfire Club Member Costume
“Friends don’t lie.”
Join Eddie, Dustin, Mike, and Lucas in the Hellfire Club, the official Dungeons and Dragons club at Hawkins High School. This tee will let everyone know you’re a member whenever it’s worn. Pair it with a denim jacket and distressed jeans to complete the look for one of the best Halloween costumes.
3. ‘A League of Their Own’ Costume
Put on this costume, grab your bat, and get ready for the new Amazon series based on the popular 1992 film. This A League of Their Own costume comes with a dress, belt, and hat to make you feel like part of the Rockford Peaches team. Unfortunately, no Geena Davis is included.
4. Cher from ‘Clueless’ Costume
Replicate the look of one of the most iconic “it girls” of the ’90s with a costume that’ll make you feel like you’re roaming the halls of Beverly Hills High.
This fashionable Clueless costume is identical to the one Cher wore while she gave her famous debate speech and comes with multiple colorful layers to help recreate the look.
5. Buzz Lightyear Costume
The famous toy spaceman from Toy Story has a new solo movie out this year, Lightyear, and this seven-piece costume set will have you living your childhood dreams this Halloween in his most recognizable look.
It includes a graphic-covered jumpsuit, a detachable hood, and Buzz’s jetpack with glow sticks to bring it to life.
6. Catwoman from The Batman Costume
Zoe Kravitz’s Selina Kyle, aka Catwoman, gave us some great looks in The Batman, and her black jumpsuit is definitely one of them. Dress up as the popular DC character with this Halloween costume set that includes a bodysuit, belt, and cat mask to effortlessly recreate the look.
7. Wonder Woman 1984 Costume
We’re still reeling from Gal Gadot’s performance in Wonder Woman 1984, and this gold outfit will make an iconic costume for years to come. To us, there’s no better time than now to dress as the warrior herself.
8. ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Costume
With a fifth season coming out later this year, The Handmaid’s Tale is still going strong. With this easy costume, you’ll look like Offred and the other handmaids left in Gilead.
9. Rue from ‘Euphoria’ Costume
After more than 2 years, the hit HBO series finally returned this year with its highly anticipated second season. While Cassie and Maddy’s matching sets are unforgettable, Rue’s hoodie is still the most memorable piece from the show. Wear this hoodie with an oversized tee, shorts, and a pair of Converse for the perfect Rue Halloween costume.
10. Spider-Man: No Way Home Costume
Trust your spidey senses and go as your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man this Halloween. This two-piece costume set will transform you into another Spider-Man in the multiverse with its easy-to-wear, zippered mask and jumpsuit that covers from your neck to your toes for a full-body look.
11. Cruella de Vil Costume
Forget the Cruella de Vil of 101 Dalmations fame you’ve known since childhood, and get ready for the new Cruella.
While we’ve always admired Cruella for her style, there’s something about the looks in the Cruella film that we just can’t get over — especially that red dress. Channel your inner dog villain in a silky red number and de Vil’s signature black and white wig.
12. Money Heist Costume
In honor of the first installment of the fifth (and final) season of Money Heist, which dropped late last year, why not dress as everyone’s favorite antiheroes? All you need is a red jumpsuit and the signature Dalí mask to pull off the world’s greatest heist … stealing the best Halloween costume award from all of your friends.
13. Bezos in Space Costume
As if last year couldn’t get any weirder, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos went to space with three others, all in under 15 minutes. You may not have a spaceship of your own, but you can rock a blue spacesuit just like Jeff did. Don’t forget the cowboy hat — it’s possibly the most important part.
14. Cassie from Promising Young Woman Costume
If you love Promising Young Woman as much as our team does, join the club. We love Cassie for her wild energy and dry wit, so why not dress as her iconic nurse moment from the film? Grab your stockings and rainbow wig because it’s going to be a wild night in one of the best Halloween costumes of this year.
15. Baby Yoda Costume
Meme sensation and star of The Mandalorian on Disney+, Baby Yoda has officially stolen our hearts with his tiny green stature, floppy ears, and adorable childlike voice.
Get his look with a hooded pair of pointed ears, and whatever you do, don’t forget the chicky nuggies.
16. Venom Costume
If you love the Venom movie that hit theaters late last year, why not dress up as the character himself? All it takes is a black bodysuit with the venom spider logo on it, and you could even get creative and add some web face paint to top off the look.
17. Bob Ross Costume
Let your inner artist — or Euphoria fandom — shine with a tribute to the 20th-century icon, painter, and television host Bob Ross.
This creative costume comes with a realistic prop brush and paint-splattered palette, so you can easily find freedom on your canvas by painting some happy little clouds.
18. Jade from Mortal Kombat Costume
Fans of Mortal Kombat will love dressing as their favorite character, but it’s hard to not love Jade’s flashy green getup. Most costumes available online lean on the skimpy side, but you can add black leggings or a tank top underneath to dress to your comfort level.
19. Elvis Costume
With the release of Elvis this year, this costume honors the famous American entertainer. It includes a white jumpsuit with printed gold, red, and blue decorations and a red scarf to help you recreate one of the king of rock and roll’s most iconic outfits this Halloween season.
20. ‘Jurassic Park’ — Dr. Ellie Sattler Costume
Laura Dern rocked this look back in the first Jurassic Park film as Dr. Ellie Sattler, and with the release of this year’s Jurassic World: Dominion, this costume will be a total hit. It comes with a pink shirt, a knit tank top, a pair of khaki shorts, and a Jurassic Park visitor badge for a costume that’s a throwback to the outfit that started it all.
21. Batman Costume
Move over, Edward Cullen! Batman is Robert Pattinson’s newest brooding role – and we’re here for it. This costume set includes a padded jumpsuit, detachable cape, and mask. Don the suit, put on the mask, and hop on a motorcycle (or in an Uber) for a Halloween look that’ll send any criminal running.
22. Moira Rose Costume
Schitt’s Creek may have seen its last season, but you can still relive Moira’s best moments by bringing out your inner washed-up soap star this Halloween.
To recreate her always-eccentric outfits, stick to a neutral black and white color palette for your costume, but don’t be afraid to go bold with a funky fashion-forward wig.
23. Phoebe Bridgers’ Skeleton Onesie Look
There’s nothing quite as comforting as a onesie and good music, so why not create a Halloween costume inspired by the two? Don a skeleton onesie like Phoebe Bridgers often does (she’s known for loving “innocently creepy things”), add a platinum wig, and you’re on your way to becoming one-third of the band Boygenius.
24. Patrick Star Costume
Team up with your favorite Spongebob pal and head out on Halloween night in this inflatable Patrick Star costume. Bonus: It’ll help you keep your distance from others on Halloween.
25. Ted Lasso Costume
Known for his wholesome coaching skills, Ted Lasso is an easy look that you can pull together quickly. Grab a whistle, a mustache, a jacket, and a soccer ball, and you’re good to go!
26. Winifred Sanderson from Hocus Pocus Costume
This costume brings Winifred to life! Everyone will recognize her signature look. You’ll want to get your friends to go as Sarah and Mary, too.
Source: Katie McBroom
27. Jon Snow from Game of Thrones Costume
It’ll always be winter for Jon now that he’s moved up north and is roaming with the wildlings. If you’re planning on going as the former King of the North, just be sure to get a decent wig to match.
28. Lil Nas X
This Halloween, if you plan on taking your horse to the old town road, do it while recreating one of Lil Nas X’s iconic country-glam looks.
Top off your knock-off couture costume with a studded cowboy hat, and ride ’til you can’t no more.
29. Wanda Maximoff Costume
Create your own alternate reality this Halloween by dressing up as the Scarlet Witch from Wandavision. The Avenger is known for her powers of telepathy and telekinesis, but you have to admit — her outfit is pretty cool, too.
30. Beth Harmon from Queen’s Gambit Costume
Channel your inner grandmaster with this Queen’s Gambit-inspired costume. Grab a ’60s-inspired dress (or go for a black dress with a white-collar) and copper wig similar to Beth’s hair, and you’re on your way to a winning costume. Checkmate!
31. Emily in Paris Costume
A French-inspired Halloween costume? Oui, please! Live out your fashionable, Parisian dreams in a red beret and checkered skirt suit just as Emily Cooper does in the Netflix show. Just make sure to snap a cute pic before the night ends.
32. Bridgerton Costume
Who doesn’t want to dress as some sort of royalty? Thankfully, Halloween is the one night a year you can be a duke or duchess without anyone questioning your legitimacy.
For a Bridgerton-inspired look, opt for a regency-style dress with a high waistline, and add some white gloves and a tiara to really nail the look.
33. Great British Bake-Off Costume
Grab your aprons and your whisk — it’s time for some friendly competition. Dress as everyone’s favorite British bakers by tossing a simple apron over whatever you’re wearing. If you’re feeling really ambitious, maybe bring a cake with you to the costume party.
34. Wednesday Addams Costume
Honor everyone’s favorite mini homicidal maniac in true Addams Family style with a gothic get-up and a menacingly ominous scowl.
This simple costume is easily identifiable and comes with Wednesday’s iconic collared dress and braided, black-haired wig.
35. The Rock Costume
If you’re short on time, this costume recreating The Rock’s iconic fanny pack and turtleneck costume is a great option. It’s based on a throwback photo he posted on Instagram a few years ago, but it makes its rounds every year.
For this one, all you need is some jeans, a black turtleneck, fanny pack, and a silver chain to complete the look. This one is possibly one of the best Halloween costumes of all time.
36. Bennifer Couples Costume
Ben and Jen are back and better than ever! Grab your beau and channel Bennifer 2.0 this year for the ultimate couples costume. For Jennifer Lopez’s look, don a pink tracksuit and heels. Ben Affleck’s look is similarly simple: jeans, a white shirt, and some sunglasses will do the trick.
37. Carole Baskin Costume
“Hey, all you cool cats and kittens!”
Whether or not you’re fully convinced that Carole Baskin actually killed her husband, recreating Joe Exotic’ss cat-crazed enemy is pretty easy with a couple of quirky accessories. Lean into her look with loud leopard prints and a funky flower crown.
38. Marilyn Monroe Costume
Live out your Seven Year Itch dreams in the iconic white halter dress Marilyn Monroe wears in the movie. The classic Hollywood movie moment has been recreated for years, and for good reason. Not only is it a chic outfit, but it’s pretty easy to recreate!
Don some white heels to stay true to the original look, or go for a sassy leopard pair instead. Just don’t forget the wig and a set of pearl earrings to top off the look.
Source: Katie McBroom
39. Joe Exotic Costume
Tiger King quickly became a big pop-culture phenomenon, and with it, so did Joe Exotic’s signature bleach-blonde strands and outrageous country-glam style.
The self-described “gay, gun-toting cowboy with a mullet” will undoubtedly be a popular costume choice for Halloween night, so go all-in with a funky button-down shirt, a handlebar mustache, and a funky ’80s wig.
40. Running Forrest Gump Costume
“Run, Forrest, run!”
If Forrest’s 3-year cross-country sprint has you inspired to embark on an epic journey of your own, wearing this iconic Forrest Gump costume is a great way to start. It comes with everything you need to hit the road, including elastic running shorts, an overgrown wig and beard, and of course, a Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. hat.
41. Maleficent Costume
Maleficent may have had some new looks in the 2019 sequel, but you can still keep it classic with this sexy and evil costume. It’s a great way for Disney fans to tap into their dark side this Halloween.
42. ’80s Workout Costume
Calling all ’80s babes! Pretending you’re in a Richard Simmons workout video thankfully requires zero perspiration with this colorful costume — though sweatbands and a unitard are a must.
43. Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy Costumes
The most prominent female duo of DC Comics fame, Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy, make for a cute and clever BFF costume.
This distressed Daddy’s Lil Monster tee makes it easy to recreate Harley Quinn’s signature look, while Poison Ivy’s costume can be achieved with a green shirt and some faux ivy leaves — though it may require a little DIY fun.
44. Bring It On Costume
No matter which Bring It On movie is your favorite, this cropped East Compton Clovers costume will help reveal your inner cheerleader. It comes with everything you need to recreate the look, though you might want to consider working on your cartwheels before the big day.
45. Beetlejuice Costume
Beetlejuice is one of the most iconic spooky movies of all time. Let’s be real: You’ll probably be watching it a minimum of three times before Halloween, so you might as well embrace your inner striped spirit and dress up as him on the big night.
46. Beer Pong Cup Costume
Score big with a crowd-pleasing costume that enlarges the experience of everyone’s favorite party game.
It comes with a wearable red Solo cup that securely straps on with a pair of suspenders and also includes an inflatable “ping pong” ball that’ll even have strangers approaching you for a quick game.
47. Ruth Bader Ginsburg Costume
In honor of the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg, this costume celebrates her impact as a staunch advocate for gender equality and women’s rights.
Embellish this black judge’s robe with an intricate bib, and even after Halloween is over, don’t forget to vote to help carry on RBG’s legacy.
48. Miss Frizzle from The Magic School Bus Costume
All aboard! Teach your friends something new this Halloween as everyone’s favorite science teacher. Note that the wig is sold separately.
49. Joker Costume
There’s bound to be a number of Jokers stalking around on Halloween night, maybe even more than usual, thanks to the controversial Joker movie. No matter what, this Batman villain always seems to chill us to the core.