Published on October 16, 2017

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Can we all collectively agree that La Croix has taken over this year? Therefore, it’s only natural that the fruity carbonated drink of choice would serve as a major source of inspiration for group costumes, especially. For a more low-effort approach, tie-dye an over-sized t-shirt instead of the bulky alternative.  
 
Get the how-to on Brit + Co.
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The ’90s have made a serious comeback and what better way to celebrate than with a costume that channels the quintessential aesthetic of the era? Yep, this one is all about a Lisa Frank takeover, and we couldn’t be happier. 
 
Get the how-to on Studio DIY.
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You’ll be getting major creativity points for this one. Take to your favorite lunch idea for inspiration and recreate your roll of choice for the spookiest night of the year. 
 
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We’re always looking forward to the creative direction LC will take on Halloween—here, her very clever and ultra chic spin on party animals which, make for the ideal dress-up option for those looking for a slightly more elegant touch. 

Get the how-to on Lauren Conrad
 
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Wes Anderson enthusiasts, this one’s for you. Can you think of a more perfect couple’s costume than Agatha and Zero? Neither can we. 
 
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This family-friendly idea is seriously out-of-this-world. We’re simply amazed by what a can (or more) of metallic silver spray paint can do. The best part is, you don’t need to splurge on a completely new outfit, simply upcycle those pieces you hardly ever wear. 
 
Get the how-to on Tell, Love, and Party.
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Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale has undoubtedly been one of the stand-out shows of the year, so it should come as no surprise that many a Ofglens and Offreds will be amongst the mix this year, costume-wise. 
 
Get the how-to on Pop Sugar.
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This last-minute idea is both budget-friendly and high-impact. Dress up a colorful t-shirt with your favorite soda flavor and top it off with a DIY cardstock hat-cap. It hardly gets easier than that, plus, it’s group-friendly. 
 
Get the how-to on Studio DIY.
 
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A little tropical fare never hurt, especially when this much color is involved. The best part? You can recycle your summer whites, adding in a few faux fruit to complete the look.  
 
Get the how-to on Camille Styles.
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Get the little ones in on the DIY fun with these playful cardboard masks, fit for the entire family.
 
Get the how-to on Hello, Wonderful.
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This year’s Snapchat filter costumes are a major upgrade on last year’s low-effort cat ear-getup. Replicate your go-to filter with friends for an easy dress-up alternative. 
 
Get the how-to on Pop Sugar.
 
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We have no doubt that you’ll be seeing a handful of these out this year, especially with the premiere of the second season of Stranger Things on the horizon. But don’t stop at these two, there are more than enough stand-out characters for your whole group to dress up as.