Have you conveniently waited until the last minute to put together your Halloween costume? Struggling to figure out what to be? It’s okay; we are all in the same boat — choosing at the last minute adds some flare to your outfit (or that’s what we tell ourselves). Fear not, we are here to help. Here’s our list of the best costume ideas for 2022.
- Lexi Howard from Euphoria
Euphoria has always been a good show, but let’s be honest, season 2 made it a great show. And Lexi Howard was at the center of it all. The once soft-spoken younger sister to popular older sister, Cassie, put on a school production so exhilarating that people would remember her as the best Howard in school. Deep down inside, we all want to be Lexi and make our mark on the world. We’re not saying do it the same way she did, but it’s not a bad idea to dress up like her as a start.
2. Chef Sydney Adamu from The Bear
Do you consider yourself a bit of a spitfire? Love cooking? Why not dress up as Chef Sydney from Hulu’s The Bear? The costume is simple and identifiable. All you need is a blue apron, a white shirt, white Birkenstocks, and a bandana. Done and done.
3. Maddy Perez From Euphoria
Yes, the Emmy award-winning show Euphoria is based around the character Rue and her struggles with drug addiction; however, Maddy has shown repeatedly that she is THEE “IT” GIRL. Maddy is the epitome of exerting main character energy from her fashionable outfits to her chic makeup to her bada** attitude. Tap into your inner main character this Halloween using Maddy as the inspiration.
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4. Mabel, Oliver, and Charles from Only Murders In the Building
Are you a true crime fan? Hulu’s comedic drama Only Murders In The Building features Selena Gomes, Steve Martin, and Martin Short, bonded over their obsession for true crime, ultimately leading them to discover the killer was among them. If you need a group costume this year, go as this legendary trio and discover some untold mysteries.
5. Maverick from Top Gun
If you ever wanted to dress up as a fighter pilot, this is your moment. Top Gun: Maverick, the sequel to the 1986 film, has been one of the biggest hits of 2022. So grab your wing person, jumpsuit, and aviators and fly into the night.
6. Any character from House of The Dragon
House of The Dragon is HBO’s latest hit TV series that has the masses tuning in every Sunday. The Game of Thrones prequel gives us the backstory of The House of Targaryen and their battle for control of the Iron Throne. If you haven’t dressed up like a royal family member before, now is your time.
7. Jeffery Dahmer from Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story
Watching the series will give you nightmares for weeks, but the costume will be a hit at any Halloween party. The show tells the story of the infamous serial killer, Jeffery Dahmer, from the perspectives of the victims and police incompetence that allowed the Wisconsin native to go on a multiyear killing spree. — Imagine looking across the room and seeing this character staring you down…yikes!
8. Anna Delvey from Inventing Anna
There’s no better “fake it till you make it” story than that of Anna Delvey, as shown in Netflix’s limited series Inventing Anna. Throughout the series, you either loved her or hated her, but let’s be honest, most of us wanted to be her at one point or another. This is the holiday of pretending, so why not act like an heiress for the day?
9. Michael Myers
Speaking of serial killers, If you want more of an on-brand costume this year, go as Michael Myers. With the new Halloween Ends movie now in theaters, Michael Myers is back in the public eye. I mean, it’s Halloween, can you really go wrong dressing as a horror movie character? We think not.
10. Max Mayfield From Stranger Things
Yes, sure we all love Stranger Things and are amped every time Netflix releases a new season. Who doesn’t like a good binge? This summer, the trio used Kate Bush’s “Running Up The Hill” cassette to grab the attention of their friend Max, who was under some sort of hypnosis. It became the meme of all memes — people replacing the scene music with the song of their choice. Dress like Max in this scene and show the world the song that will snap you back to reality.