Don’t want to go all out on a complete costume this season? Skip the Halloween superstore and instead transform a versatile piece of clothing into a low-effort disguise that you can wear (sans props!) all year round.
Become post-cocktail-party Audrey Hepburn a lá Breakfast at Tiffany’s by dressing up in this loose-fitting button-up shirt. Add tassel earrings, leggings, and a turquoise sleeping mask to channel one of film’s most iconic (and comfortable) moments.
To buy: $35, hm.com.
This sequined 20s-inspired cocktail dress is glamorous enough for an evening out all on its own, but fishnet stockings and an embellished headband or fascinator complete a gorgeous Gatsby-era guise.
To buy: $189, nordstrom.com.
Add a white scoop-neck tee and blush ankle-wrap flats to transform this tulle skirt into a dancer ensemble that is very en pointe. Top it off with a sleek, high bun.
To buy: $99, eloquii.com.
Take this cute skirt from chic to geek with the help of knee socks and a pair of oxford shoes. The finishing touch? Wrap some masking tape around the bridge of a pair of reading glasses.
To buy: $54, torrid.com.
Become a bat easier than you can say “boo”—this caped LBD does all the work! Wear black ears and opaque black tights to change into a creature of the night.
To buy: $180, adriannapapell.com.
This gauzy sweater works like black magic to turn you into a witch. A black maxi skirt and a witch hat complete the look, but to take it to the next level, accessorize with your finest broomstick.
To buy: $60, avenue.com.
Be the cat’s meow in a sleek, animal-print pencil skirt. Pair it with a simple black top for a purr-fect work-party costume. A cat-ear headband is all you need to make the transition from office to ocelot. (Face-painted whiskers optional!).
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