Halloween is a week from today, and if you haven’t planned your costume yet you might be starting to panic. It’s hard to think of a costume that hasn’t been done hundreds of times before. You want something original, relevant and that people will get right away. So why not take some inspiration from recent pop culture? Here are some costume ideas from your favorite movies, TV shows, and apps.
Guardians of the Galaxy
Grab a few of your friends and go together as the rag-tag superhero team. Bonus points if someone has a kid to dress as dancing baby Groot.
The Winter Soldier
If villians are more your thing, you can dress as the Winter Soldier from the Captain America sequel.
The character of Maleficent has been around for a while, but now you can serve some Angelina Jolie realness.
Elsa from Frozen
If you don’t mind having the same costume as a bunch of 8-year-old girls.
Rust Cohle from True Dectective
Just say philsophical nonsense all night.
American Horror Story
Whether you join the Coven or are part of the Freak Show, you have plenty of creepy characters to choose from.
The 12th Doctor
A new Doctor means a new costume! Keep it classy and take on Peter Capaldi’s spiffy look.
Rock some braids and go as the Mother of Dragons for those Game of Thrones lovers.
The tongue is the most important part. Make sure no one sees you for more than ten seconds.
Dress up as the popular dating app, and then try to find a match.