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Fun & Easy Work-Appropriate Halloween Costume Ideas – DaVinci Bridal Blog

These super-easy DIY Work-Appropriate Halloween Costume ideas are perfect for solo outfits, BFF pairs & are loads of fun for office groups!

Tone them down if you need to. You can switch out blue jeans for navy dress slacks or a skirt, or keep the makeup to just lipstick.

We found iconic movie costumes, classic TV, and all-black looks. And who can resist a Disney princess in the office?

Have fun and Happy Halloween!


Where’s Waldo (and/or Wenda) Work-Appropriate Halloween Costume Ideas

This costume works great for one person, or his & hers or any size group!

Tip: If your office doesn’t allow jeans, just wear a navy blue skirt or dress pants! 

Source: Brit + Co

You’ll need:

  • Red hat
  • Black glasses
  • Red & white striped shirt
  • Red scarf

You can add:

  • Camera, umbrella, cane, shovel, socks…

Do the entire look for just $5.99!

Click HERE or on the image below to read the entire how-to article at practicallyspoiled.com

Source: practicallyspoiled



Rosie the Riveter Work-Appropriate Halloween Costume

Tip: This costume also works with either blue jeans or dark blue dress slacks or skirt.

Source: livingly.com

You’ll need:

  • Red bandanna
  • Red lipstick
  • Denim shirt
  • Blue jeans or blue dress slacks—or a skirt!

If you’re not sure just who Rosie the Riveter is, check THIS out from the History Channel blog:




Office BFF Work-Appropriate Halloween Costume Ideas

Ethel & Lucy Costumes

All you have to do is decide who gets to be the redhead!

Source: Pinterest


Pageant Queens Costumes

Relive Steve Harvey’s moment of shame at the 2015 Miss Universe Pageant!

Tip: This idea is great because it works with any dress.

Source: livingly.com

You’ll need:

  • Two dresses – long or short, in good taste or bad
  • Two sashes with “Miss Columbia” & “Miss Philippines” (just use black magic marker on a ribbon)
  • One tiara to fight over
  • One Miss Universe sash to fight over

And of course, Click BELOW on the image & “enjoy” Steve Harvey’s major mix-up!



Office Group Work-Appropriate Halloween Costume Ideas

Any of these alone with work, but if you have a group to dress alike, all the more fun!

Fruit Basket

Source: Brit + Co

Simple & Easy Chiquita Banana Costume

An old headband & a handful of tissue balls are all you need for this cute last-minute look.

Source: Brit + Co



All Black Work-Appropriate Halloween Costume Ideas


Take your favorite black outfit & add one crazy wig & you’re Sia for Halloween!

Source: Pinterest

You can get a cheap wig & dye it yourself, or order a really nice one off eBay for under $25 … bow included!

Click HERE to go to eBay



DIY Vampire Costume

Another all black outfit, blood red lipstick, and a super-easy DIY “cape collar” and you’re good to go! Add a widow’s peak to your hairline with eyebrow pencil.

Source: Pinterest courtesy of Life Prekarious


Click HERE for the DIY directions:

Source: Life Prekarious



 Frida Kahlo Costume (Mexican Artist)

You’ll need:

  • Huge flower headband (see DIY below)
  • Black shawl
  • Loads of large jewelry

GET THE LOOK: Click HERE or on the link below for the YouTube how-to

To read Frida’s short biography Click HERE or on the image below:



Classy Black Cat Office Halloween Costume

Source: Pinterest

You’ll need:

  • Cat ears headband
  • Black sweater
  • Cute black skirt & shoes
  • Classy cat makeup
  • Red lipstick
  • Black mascara


If fancy makeup is OK, you can DIY this look with just black eyeliner, red lipstick & mascara!

Source: Pinterest



Bodycon Bat Costume

Source: livingly.com

You’ll need:

  • Black ears headband
  • Long or short black bodycon dress
  • Black shoes
  • 10-Minute DIY Bat Wings


Yes! 10 minutes! Read how HERE:

You’ll need:

  • 1-1/2 yards black fabric (cotton, jersey knit or even lace or sequins work)
  • 6 inches of 1/8-inch elastic (any color)
  • Headband
  • Thick black fabric (leather, felt or even a thick black cotton work)
  • Hot glue



Work-Appropriate Halloween Costume Ideas: All Black BFF Costumes

Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen Halloween Costumes

Tip: Hit the thrift store for these outfits!

Source: Brit + Co



Grace & Frankie BFF Halloween Costumes

One art teacher. One all-day martini drinker. What else do you need?! (Maybe some gray roots for your hair!)

Source: Pinterest



Work-Appropriate Halloween Costume Ideas: Iconic Movie Character Halloween Costumes

Mary Poppins Costume


Source: Pinterest

You’ll need:

  • White shirt
  • Dark skirt
  • Red ribbon for tie
  • Hat with flowers
  • Black umbrella
  • Black tights
  • Black shoes
  • Big purse (like a carpet bag)


If your office allows (and especially if you’re a teacher!) you can get fancier with this long dressier version:

Source: Pinterest



Holly Golightly Costume (from Breakfast at Tiffany’s)

Source: hercampus.com

You’ll need:

  • A little black dress
  • Pearls
  • Classy shades
  • Gloves
  • A tiara



Work-Appropriate Disney Princesses Halloween Costume Ideas

Simple & Sweet Snow White 

Source: Pinterest

You’ll need:

  • Red hair bow
  • Red sweater
  • Blue top
  • Yellow skirt
  • Flat red shoes
  • Red belt (with bow)
  • …and an Apple!


Stunning & Smart Snow White … perfect if you wear glasses!

Source: Pinterest



Belle Halloween Costume (Beauty & the Beast)

Source: Pinterest courtesy of SheKnows.com

Click HERE or on the image below for Ariel & Elsa Disney Princess designs


Want to throw a Halloween party but running out of time?

Click HERE or on the image below for our 5-Step Last-Minute Halloween Party Guide!


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