Classic Halloween Costumes For Timeless Trick or Treating

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Can’t decide what Halloween costume to try this season? If you’re running out of ideas, then let’s get back to basics with easy classic Halloween costumes.

In this article:

  1. Classic Witch Costume
  2. Classic Ghost Costume
  3. Classic Scarecrow Costume
  4. Classic Pumpkin Costume
  5. DIY Black Cat Costume
  6. Classic Mummy Costume
  7. The Classic Scary Clown Costume
  8. Classic Skeleton Costume
  9. Angel of Death Costume or Grim Reaper Costume
  10. Classic Dracula Costume
  11. Classic Frankenstein Costume
  12. Classic Werewolf Costume
  13. Classic Zombie Costume
  14. Classic Pirate Costume
  15. Classic Native American Costume
  16. Classic Princess Costume
  17. Classic Disney Hero – Peter Pan
  18. Classic Superhero Costume
  19. Angel
  20. Cowboy

Classic Halloween Costumes That Are Worth Trying

 

1. Classic Witch Costume

Classic Witch Costume | Classic Halloween Costumes For Timeless Trick or Treating
Women’s Black Witch Costume Photo by Halloween Costumes

It doesn’t get as classic as this witch costume. Grab a long black dress and a pointy hat and start casting your spell this Halloween. Don’t forget the long black nails and black lipstick to match your outfit.

2. Classic Ghost Costume

Classic Ghost Costume | Classic Halloween Costumes For Timeless Trick or Treating
DIY Kid’s Ghost Halloween Costume Photo by Juvenile Hall Design

Be as elaborate as you want or make it simple. Grab a white cloth and throw it over yourself. Make sure to transform the cloth into a spooky ghost dress and add some spider webs for a scarier look.

3. Classic Scarecrow Costume

Classic Scarecrow Costume | Classic Halloween Costumes For Timeless Trick or Treating
Classic Scarecrow Costume Photo by Christina Aaron [Pinterest]

Remember Jeepers Creepers? That movie sure gave me nightmares, it’s your chance to scare people as one. Recreate this creepy classic look this Halloween and win the best Halloween costume of the night!

4. Classic Pumpkin Costume

Classic Pumpkin Costume | Classic Halloween Costumes For Timeless Trick or Treating
An Awesome Pumpkin Scarecrow Costume For Halloween Photo by Costume Models

 

Another version of a scarecrow costume. Use a pumpkin as head, don’t let it roll off, and pull off a scary classic pumpkin costume.

5. DIY Black Cat Costume

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If you grew up superstitious then you’ll surely appreciate this Halloween costume. Be a black cat and give “bad luck” this Halloween. Click here for an easy cat costume tutorial.

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6. Classic Mummy Costume

Classic Mummy Costume | Classic Halloween Costumes For Timeless Trick or Treating
DIY Mummy Costume Photo by Polka Dot Chair

This classic mummy costume is very easy to recreate. Just grab a few supplies and start wrapping yourself or your kids to look like a real mummy. Follow this tutorial and have fun this Halloween.

7. The Classic Scary Clown Costume

The Classic Scary Clown Costume | Classic Halloween Costumes For Timeless Trick or Treating
The Classic Scary Clown Photo by Eva Tornado [Pinterest]

Sometimes all you need is some great makeup, a wig, and a clown costume. Scary clowns never go out of style. If you want to bring this year’s Halloween costume to the next level, this tutorial is the way to go.

8. Classic Skeleton Costume

Classic Skeleton Costume | Classic Halloween Costumes For Timeless Trick or Treating
Classic Skeleton Costume Photo by Fashion Inspo

You don’t have to be skinny to be a skeleton. You’ll just need a nice skeleton costume, a makeup, and little acting skills to portray the character.

9. Angel of Death Costume or Grim Reaper Costume

Angel of Death Costume or Grim Reaper Costume | Classic Halloween Costumes For Timeless Trick or Treating
Death Angel Costume Halloween Photo by Deavita

Be the Grim Reaper and strike fear in the hearts of everyone. All you’ll need is a black robe and a scythe (I wouldn’t recommend bringing a real one though).

10. Classic Dracula Costume

Classic Dracula Costume | Classic Halloween Costumes For Timeless Trick or Treating
“Dressed to the Teeth” for Dracula’s Costume Night Photo by Bard

It doesn’t get more classic than this Dracula costume. Be a vampire this Halloween. You can easily use a store-bought costume but it’s more fun if you can make your own. And don’t forget the fangs!

11. Classic Frankenstein Costume

Classic Frankenstein Costume | Classic Halloween Costumes For Timeless Trick or Treating
Toddler Frankenstein Costume Photo by Halloween Costumes

Your toddler will look so adorable in this Frankenstein costume. You can just buy one for your kid but also try to sew one for yourself. Use this costume as an inspiration and make a big version for adults.

12. Classic Werewolf Costume

 Classic Werewolf Costume | Classic Halloween Costumes For Timeless Trick or Treating
Studio Quality Werewolf Halloween Costume Photo by The Horror Dome

I’m sure you’ll be howling when you become a werewolf for Halloween. Little Red Riding Hood will run away after seeing you at the party wearing this Big Bad Wolf costume!

13. Classic Zombie Costume

Classic Zombie Costume | Classic Halloween Costumes For Timeless Trick or Treating
Halloween Costume Inspiration from the Movies of 2013 Photo by Zimbio

This zombie costume is my least favorite on this roundup only because I hate blood and this idea is absolutely bloody scary! If this is your kind of Halloween outfit, then get bloody and be out for brains with this classic look.

14. Classic Pirate Costume

Classic Pirate Costume | Classic Halloween Costumes For Timeless Trick or Treating
Seven Seas Pirate Boys Costume Photo by Wholesale Halloween Costume

Be a swashbuckling pirate this holiday season and wear this adorable classic costume. You don’t have to be Captain Hook. Just be a cool pirate and rock this look!

15. Classic Native American Costume

Classic Native American Costume | Classic Halloween Costumes For Timeless Trick or Treating
Adult Native American Men Classic Costume Photo by The Costume Land

Grab a tomahawk and become a brave Native American warrior. This is such a nice classic Halloween costume both boys and girls will surely adore and enjoy.

16. Classic Princess Costume

Classic Princess Costume | Classic Halloween Costumes For Timeless Trick or Treating
Adult Disney Princess Belle Beauty Woman Costume Photo by The Costume Land

Halloween costumes don’t always have to be scary. This Belle costume from Beauty and the Beast is stunning! Any lady can be a princess for a day and wear this beautiful dress. Remember, there are more Disney princesses to recreate. Who’s your favorite?

17. Classic Disney Hero – Peter Pan

Classic Disney Hero - Peter Pan | Classic Halloween Costumes For Timeless Trick or Treating
How to make a Peter Pan Costume Photo by Its A Lisa

Choose your favorite Disney hero and recreate their look. Peter Pan is a simple go-to. If you want to visit Neverland this Halloween then try this cute Peter Pan costume.

18. Classic Superhero Costume

Classic Superhero Costume | Classic Halloween Costumes For Timeless Trick or Treating
Deluxe Muscle Chest Superman Photo by Buy Costumes

Superman, Batman, Spiderman — who’s your favorite Superhero? Are you going with Marvel or DC? This costume idea will always make a hit every holiday season.

19. Angel

Angel | Classic Halloween Costumes For Timeless Trick or Treating
Easy DIY Angel Wings Photo by Lauren Conrad

Halo is optional but you can make the easiest angel wings with this simple DIY tutorial. Bring light to everyone this Halloween and be everyone’s good side.

20. Cowboy

Cowboy | Classic Halloween Costumes For Timeless Trick or Treating
DIY: Kids Costume – Cowboy Chaps and Vest Photo by Rm House Of Noise

Want to be a gunslinger from the old Wild West? Then grab your sewing machine and make this your next sewing project for Halloween. Get the instructions here.

 

Want to know how prosthetic makeup works? Check it out in this video from nimbacreations:

Halloween costumes have definitely changed throughout the years and dressing up can become confusing at times. When you feel like you’re at a loss, it’s always easier to go back to the classics. You can never go wrong!

Which of these classic Halloween costume ideas are you dressing up? Let us know in the comments section!

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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on October 4, 2016, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.

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