Fun Homemade Halloween Costumes On A Budget

A very game-accurate Lara Croft costume by beebinch.

It’s almost Halloween, which means it’s time to plan a costume, buy some candy, eat all of the candy, and realize you’ll need to buy more candy. Wouldn’t it be nice if you had more money to buy candy because you didn’t spend a mint on an elaborate costume? Of course it would!

With that in mind, we’ve collected 25 fun costumes to help give you ideas for outfits you can put together with items you already own or can acquire cheaply. Do you want to do a sexy costume? Well, definitely don’t go the Handmaid’s Tale route. Instead, perhaps you’d like the simple straightforwardness of this “Sexy Halloween Costume” costume by So I Did This Thing via BoingBoing:

Or you could pair a cheap readymade kid-sized costume with high heels, like this BB-8 (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) costume by busted_mountain:

There are also simple cardboard and fabric-based creations, like these costumes of Jaime Lannister’s hand and Lady Olenna Tyrell (Game of Thrones) photographed by abbasaurousrex:

Via Reddit