With Halloween right around the corner, those who have yet to pick their costumes may be scrambling to find last-minute inspiration. If you’re tired of rehashing the same old get-ups, look no further. All the answers are already written in the stars.
Your sun sign (determined by your date of birth) reveals your personality’s core attributes. And, when you’re planning your perfect Halloween look, it can also provide terrific last-minute costume ideas.
From classy to wacky to everything in between, find the best last-minute Halloween costume for you…as determined by your astrological sign.
Aries are the first sign of the zodiac, and they’re known for their incredible bravery. This Halloween, let your inner warrior shine by dressing as one of the baddest historical figures of all: Joan of Arc. Fiery Aries are literally always ready for battle, so this medieval icon is the perfect match for your audacious spirit.
Venusian Tauruses are the most sensual sign of the zodiac. These romantic bulls adore plush fabrics, atmospheric candles, and intoxicating aromas. The 1970s perfectly capture Taurean decadence, so this Halloween, pick up some
retro threads for a super groovy ensemble. Top off your far-out vibes with a long black wig to create a dramatic look inspired by Cher — the most fabulous Taurus of them all!
Gemini, represented by the twins, are known for their dynamic duality. This Halloween, capture the spirit of your sign (and freak out your friends) by dressing as one of The Shining Twins! Though this costume works great in a pair, Gemini surely have enough personality to make even a single ghost a terrifying sight.
Cancers are a water sign represented by the crab. Much like the shellfish, Cancers feel most comfortable close to the ocean, either splashing around in the waves or relaxing by the shore. Explore your inner sea goddess this Halloween by dressing as an enchanting mermaid in this clever skirt. Are you more of an Ariel or an Ursula? Just like witches (their terrestrial counterpart), mermaids can be both good or evil, so get creative as you cultivating your aquatic personality.
Leos love Halloween because it’s an opportunity to be their most extra self. Don’t even try to be subtle this year, Leo darling. Grab a slice of cake, powder your locks, and harness your regality by dressing as the one and only Marie Antoinette. More macabre lions may considering adding fake blood to their opulent ensembles for an extra frightful thrill.
Virgo is symbolized by the maidenly virgin, which often leads to the misconception that Virgos are prudish and innocent. On the contrary, these intelligent earth signs can actually be quite wild and unpredictable. This Halloween, let the world know you’re not too pure to be pink by joining the iconic Pink Ladies from Grease. Bonus points if you end up doing karaoke to the movie’s entire soundtrack by the end of the night.
Libras are represented by the scales of justice, and they strive to create balance in all things. These air signs are constantly weighing right and wrong, so let your spirit shine this Halloween by dressing as the hilarious Judge Judy. Life isn’t always fair, lovely Libra, but when you’re holding the gavel, justice will surely be served.
Elusive Scorpios are known for their sultry darkness and ghoulish intrigues, so it’s no surprise Halloween occurs during your birthday season! Go the extra mile this year:
Elvira, Mistress of the Dark is the perfect costume for bewitching Scorpios. Elvira’s vampy 1980s style is the perfect blend of horror and kitsch, effortlessly capturing Scorpio’s eerie essence.
Sagittarians are known for their adventurous spirit, wanderlust, and unbelievable ability to escape even the worst situations. Sound familiar? Sagittarians are truly the pirates of the zodiac, so this Hallloween, channel your inner swashbuckler by donning classic pirate regalia. If your perfectly suited sea-robbing attire inspires you to hunt buried treasure, don’t forget that your costume is only just pretend…or is it? Ahoy, me hearties!
Capricorns are not known to be festive. These stoic sea goats are the most pragmatic sign of the zodiac and would prefer not to waste their hard-earned dollars on cheesy costumes and cheap candy. This year, flaunt your pessimism by dressing as ’90s icon [Daria Morgendorffer. Pair these distinctive (and super affordable) eyeglasses with your everyday wear for an effortlessly nihilistic look — a simple green jacket, orange shirt, and black skirt and boots will complete the look, if you want to try that hard. Now that’s something even the most unamused Capricorn can get behind.
Aquarians are known for their offbeat style, progressive views, and innovative approach to life. With so much otherworldly thinking, it’s no surprise these air signs are often considered the extraterrestrials of the zodiac. This Halloween, embrace your galactic vibes with a chic
space queen costume. This Barbarella-inspired look is the perfect retro sci-fi statement. Pair it with NYX Wicked Lippies in Stone Cold Silver for a truly out-of-this-world ensemble.
Pisces are the last sign of the zodiac, and they’re known for their incredible intuition, clairvoyance, and psychic abilities. Harness your natural telepathy by dressing as a fortune teller this Halloween. You can already read minds and pick up on energies, lovely Pisces, so why not capture your otherworldly magic with this classic costume?
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