8 Gender-Bending Halloween Costume Ideas for Women
Bored of the same-old list of Halloween costume ideas for women? Check out these gender-swapped getups that will blow friends and strangers away.
It’s never too early to embrace the spooky spirit. While some go all out with their decorations, others give their 110% to coming up with creative, jaw-dropping ensembles. Of course, with so many options available, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. But why limit your choices to what society considers "appropriate" for your gender? Keep scrolling to get inspired by these gender-bending Halloween costume ideas for women.
The Marlboro man taught us that everything is possible as long as you believe. That includes developing a Southern drawl and growing facial hair overnight (with the help of a stick-on false mustache, obviously). For the getup, you can either wear Lasso’s signature navy Nike sweatshirt over a white dress shirt and khaki pants or the A.F.C Richmond’s tracksuit plus a whistle.
In the land full of Barbies, let your Kenergy take the spotlight. Fair warning, though. This might be one of the trickiest Halloween costume ideas for women if your contour game is below average. After all, you need to copy Ryan Gosling’s , somehow.
Since Ken is supposedly made of plastic, your skin has to be silky smooth with no dry cracks in sight. Make your body care routine a part of the costume prep by applying a generous amount of Vaseline Gluta Hya Serum Burst Lotion Flawless Bright from neck to toe. This lotion for dry skin is formulated with Serum Burst technology and 10x retinol that work together to moisturize and even out your skin tone.
Phantom of the Opera
The Opera Ghost may have an ugly temper and deep-rooted insecurity, but his sense of style deserves some credit. Bejeweled cloak, porcelain half-face mask, and a fedora? Haunting in the best way possible. Vicomte de Chagny could never. Complete the look with a smokey eye and a slicked-back bun.
Let’s be honest, there aren’t many superhero-inspired Halloween costume ideas for women other than Wonder Woman and Catwoman. If you love witty one-liners and swinging swords, might we suggest going as Mr. Pool? All it takes is a suit, a mask, and lots of sass.
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Radiate positive energy with your best Bob Ross impersonation. Assembling the costume will be a breeze since you can wear any blue dress shirt and jeans. As for the accessories, you can’t go without his iconic afro and beard. Want to take it up a notch? Bring a canvas and oil paint to make little trees and fluffy clouds.
Bears. Beets. Battlestar Galactica. Dressing up as Dwight Schrute is as easy as raiding your dad’s closet for a mustard yellow shirt, a brown tie, dress pants, and hair gel. Unless you’re currently , you also need a wig. Last but not least, get a pair of vintage aviator glasses, which looks super chic, TBH.
This spooky season, put the flavor back in town with a fire-printed shirt and a short blonde wig. No one will shade you for happily chomping Halloween sweets because, hey, you’re Guy Fieri. When November rolls around, you can style the shirt as a cute outer and pair it with a or bralette. Bob-dot-com hot.
Looking for some wacky Halloween costume ideas for women? Lord Farquaad is your man. Aside from being a heartless ruler, he’s also a style icon who sported a and before they were cool. So, if you want to copy his H-to-T look, prep your hair with Sunsilk Smooth & Manageable Shampoo in the shower. Infused with five flower essences, it makes your strands five times smoother and more fragrant after one wash.
Who says that Halloween costume ideas for women are boring? Go out of the gender box and show off your wild alter-ego. With one of these looks, you’ll be the life of the party, guaranteed.