14 Halloween Costume Ideas from Your Favorite TV Shows, Movies, and More

Okay, so, important announcement: Halloween is just 10 days away!!!

If you haven’t yet picked out your costume, don’t sweat it; you can still nail the look of your favorite queer and otherwise beloved TV, movie, or video game character(s) using the guide below.

Nicole and Waverly of Wynonna Earp


Steal Nicole and Waverly’s looks from Episode 211 of the supernatural series in the following ensembles.

1. Wig 2. Vest 3. Half-Zip Top 4. Boots 5. Pants 6. Purgatory Patch

1. Lace Dress 2. Flower Crown 3. Slip 4. Wig 5. Boots

Rachel and Chloe of Life Is Strange

Dontnod Entertainment

Put the gay in video gayme with these easy pieces you can wear basically every day.


1. Wig 2. Plaid Shirt (straight sizes here, plus here) 3. Feather Earrings 4. Tank Top (straight sizes here, plus here) 5. Jeans (straight sizes here, plus here) 6. Sneakers


1. Jacket (straight sizes here, plus here) 2. Wig 3. Tank Top 4. Beanie 5. Tattoo Sleeve 6. Suspenders 7. Jeans (straight sizes here, plus here 8. Boots

Kelly and Yorkie from Black Mirror‘s “San Junipero”

Channel 4

The ideal costume for party grrrls and preppies alike.


1. Pearls 2. Dress 3. Jacket (straight sizes here, plus here) 4. Boots


1. Wig 2. Jacket (straight sizes here, plus here) 3. Sneakers 4. Glasses 5. Polo 6. Shorts

Grace and Frankie of Grace and Frankie!


The best couples costume for if you need an excuse to carry your vibrator around.


1. Blouse 2. Wig 3. Earrings 4. Pants 5. Booties


1. Wig 2. Necklace 3. Overalls 4. Shirt 5. Clogs

The Bold Type Girls


Coordinate with three friends to look smashing in a matching color palette, or go as too-cute couple Kat and Adena.


1. Jacket (straight sizes here, plus here) 2. Boots 3. Ear Cuff 4. Pearl Earrings 5. Blouse 6. Pants


1. Hoop Earrings 2. Jacket (straight sizes here, plus here) 3. Tee (straight sizes here, plus here) 4. Boots 5. Jeans (straight sizes here, plus here)

1. Headband 2. Wig 3. Dress 4. Jacket 5. Flats

1. Wig 2. Turtleneck 3. Skirt 4. Necklace and Earrings Set 5. Shoes

Handmaids from The Handmaid’s Tale


This is a super easy costume for any number of friends. Blessed be the fruit, amirite?

1. Dress 2. Bonnet 3. Boots

Wonder Woman‘s Amazons

Warner Bros. Pictures

Get that Themysciran base with a gold bodysuit (and shorts, if you like), plus some necessary accessories like a sword and shield.

1. Body Suit 2. Shorts 3. Bracers etc. 4. Sword and Shield

Then customize your look with any number of different brown or metallic belts, shoes, and more. You and pals can play mix and match until everyone feels like exactly the hero they wanna be.

1. Corset 2. Brown Two-Buckle Belt 3. Silver Belt 4. Brown Three-Buckle Belt 5. Gold Sandals 6. Brown Sandals 7. Bronze Heeled Sandals

What will you be this Halloween, whether from the above options or something else entirely?

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  1. I love how straightforward and practical this post is. Thanks Nora! Happy halloween everyone!


  2. My GF and I are handing out candy as Cosmo and Wanda from ‘The Fairly Odd Parents’, and our lil doggo is going to be Timmy.
    There is going to be a Buffy/The Bronze themed dance party we’re going to earlier, so we’ll definitely Buffy/Faith that ish up.

  3. The red dress for handmaids tale is already sold out, but I love all the options for the Wonder Woman costume!

  4. This year someone decided to do a Steampunk halloween party and it will be awesome. People are really getting into it and getting proper clothes for it. Pinterest has infinite costume ideas and decorations!

  5. I dressed up as Faith (BtVS) my senior year of high school and I’m going to be Chloe (Life is Strange) this year. I HAVE A TYPE.

  6. Omg! These are the best! I already have blue hair so I’m now defs going to dress up as Chloe Price from Life is Strange. Now I just have to find a queer Halloween party to go to in Melbourne! Super keen!

  7. I am fully committed to going as Ali Krieger and have my girlfriend go as Ashlyn Harris (NWSL Orlando Pride, formerly/currently USWNT)

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