8 Clever Halloween Costumes on a Budget

8 Clever Halloween Costumes on a Budget

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If you’re like me, you hate spending precious dollars on Halloween costumes that usually end up forgotten about back in a closet somewhere. I mean, you’re probably only going to wear that maid costume once after you see the pictures, am I right?

8 Clever Halloween Costumes on a Budget:

1. UPS Delivery Person

What you need:

  • brown button-down shirt
  • brown pants
  • brown baseball caps
  • cardboard box

2. NCIS Forensic Specialist Abby Sciuto


What you need:

  • short black skirt or tight pants
  • black top, black platform shoes
  • white lab coat
  • pigtails
  • heavy leather and metal dog collar
  • fake tattoos

3. Used Car Salesman

What you need:

  • plaid jacket or pants (if you don’t have access to an old suit, try second-hand stores)
  • button-down shirt
  • hair gel
  • gold jewelry
  • car keys

Bonus points: Talk extra loud and excited all night.

4. Where’s Waldo?

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What you need:

  • red and white striped shirt
  • blue jeans
  • red beanie

Bonus points: Photobomb as many pictures as you can.

5. A Mummy

Literally all you need to achieve this look is:

  • toilet paper
  • tape
  • someone to help you wrap yourself

Tip: Avoid using the bathroom or getting wet.

Bonus points: Carry a cardboard box all night and ring people’s doorbells asking for signatures.

6. Flo from Progressive Insurance

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What you need:

  • white polo shirt
  • white apron
  • paper name tag with “Flo” written on it
  • wide head band
  • red lipstick

7. Artist

What you need:

  • paint-splattered smock
  • white button-down shirt
  • artist’s palette (make one out of cardboard if you don’t have a real one)
  • old paint brush
  • washable paint or bold-colored makeup

8. Norman Rockwell’s Rosie the Riveter


What you need:

  • denim jeans (or overalls)
  • denim shirt (or chambray shirt if you have one in your closet)
  • red lipstick
  • red and white polka dot bandana
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