Black Widow Costume
Wear this spider-web embellished poncho over your favorite black dress, pants, or leggings for a costume with maximum effect and little effort—the perfect piece to pull on for a quick change from all-day meetings to neighborhood Halloween party.
50s Sock Hopper Costume
A one-step costume that will have you doing the twist all night long, this poodle skirt looks like carefully coordinated separates but is an easy all-in-one dress. Cinch the belt to show off your silhouette and, for extra credit, add a pair of pink saddle shoes and some kitschy, cat-eye glasses.
To buy: $37, costumesupercenter.com.
Grecian Goddess Costume
This costume’s pretty details—the gilded trim, a shoulder medallion, and a gold headpiece—will turn you into the belle of the ball (or toga party).
Full of detail, from tiered layers to a silvery starred bodice, this set contains everything you’ll need (including the hat and belt) to cast a bewitching spell.
With a long black dress, attached cape, jewelry, and headpiece, this fierce outfit is fit for a queen. Elizabeth Taylor would certainly approve.
To buy: $54, yandy.com.
Flapper Costume Costume
Get into the swing of things in this Jazz Age-inspired glittered getup, accented with sequin fringe and a feathered headband.
To buy: $66, candyapplecostumes.com.