Creative Lorelai & Rory Costume Ideas For Halloween 2017 That Every 'Gilmore Girls' Fan Will Understand

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Watching Gilmore Girls is easy, but dressing like a Gilmore Girl for Halloween is even easier — with a little help. This year, dress up in the most creative Lorelai and Rory costumes to really surprise your friends who are sick of your obsession with the show by now. Even better, they aren't too hard to put together, making these Gilmore Girls costumes perfect for any last minute parties. It would be very Lorelai of you.

Some of these costumes will recreate Lorelai and Rory's most iconic lewks, including that laundry day outfit Lorelai rocked on Rory's first day of school. (Emily Gilmore is probably still having nightmares about those denim cut-offs.) Other costumes may be a little less iconic, but still recognizable. After all, who could forget Rory's Quentin Tarantino-themed outfit for Finn's birthday party? And who doesn't want to swing a chain mace while pretending to be Rory Gilmore? I know I do.

Every one of these DIY costumes will have you channeling your favorite Gilmore Girls outfits from the first season to the revival. Don't worry, though, there are no bucket hats. That's just cruel. But maybe you should grab a friend to help you complete the set, because two Gilmores is always better than one.

1. The Very First Lorelai

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It's hard to forget that hot pink cardgian that Lorelai was wearing the first time fans saw her begging Luke for some coffee, coffee, coffee. Surely others will recognize who you are while wearing this look, too.

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What you'll need:

Women long sleeve Button Down Soft Knit Cardigan Sweater, $13.99, Amazon; Carole Hochman Ladies’ Scoop Neck Tank Undershirt, $9.98, Amazon; Women's Multicolor Oversized Baggy Warm Slouchy Cable Knit Winter Beanie Cap, $14.98, Amazon; Women's Stainless Steel Polished Cuff Bracelet, $20, Amazon; Fiesta 12-Ounce Java Mug, Sunflower, $9.48, Amazon

2. Lorelai On Laundry Day

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Lorelai's most infamous look has to be the one she wore on Rory's first day of school when she was running late and hadn't done laundry. Lucky for you, her most embarrassing moment is now your perfect Halloween costume.

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What you'll need:

Koloa Surf Co. Ladies Colorful Tie-Dye V-Neck Tees, $12.95, Amazon; Women's High Waist Jeans Casual Cut Off Ripped Denim Shorts Jeans Shorts, $15.99, Amazon; Soteer Women's Fit and Flare Trench Coat, $55.99, Amazon; Soda Women's Reno Western Cowboy Pointed Toe Knee High Pull On Tabs Boots, $45, Amazon

3.  Mother-Daughter Fashion Show Lorelai

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Lorelai made her modeling debut with her mom in an outfit that was so not her, but she strutted her stuff in it anyway. Grab your own Emily Gilmore and do the same.

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What you'll need:

Women's Tuxedo Blazer, $39.99, Amazon; Women's Stretchable Mini Pencil Skirt, $16.99, Amazon; DREAM PAIRS Women's Rhinestones Pumps, $24.99, Amazon; Faux Pearl Necklace, $8.99, Amazon

4. Winter Lorelai

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There might not be any snow on Halloween, but you can still dream about it just like Lorelai does every year. Grab a to-go cup and paper bag — print out a Luke's logo, if you're so inclined — and you're ready for the first snow.

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What you'll need:

Lotty Pink Cross Over Boyfriend Coat, $24, PrettyLittleThing.com; Lands' End Women's Layering Turtleneck, $25.50, Lands' End; Blue Fur Pom Hat, $14.99, Amazon; Thermos Insulated Lunch Sack, $7.99, Target

5. Wild Lorelai

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Throughout the revival, Lorelai talks about reading Cheryl Strayed's Wild on her journey of self-discovery. She's so inspired by the book — not the movie — that she decides to hike the Pacific Crest Trail. While she packs way too much, all you need is your copy of Wild and all the candy you can possibly carry. It'll give you energy to get through any Halloween shenanigans.

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What you'll need:

NAVY BLUE WINE RED PLAID FLANNEL LONG SLEEVE BUTTON UP BLOUSE TOP, $15, 1015store.com; Port Authority Women's Puffy Vest, $26.83, Amazon; Navy And Black Mesh Insert EXP Core Legging, $39.99, Express; Timberland Wheelwright Waterproof Hiker Women's Boot, $159.95, Amazon; Top Level Unisex Cuffed Plain Skull Beanie Toboggan Knit Hat/Cap, $6.99, Amazon; Everest 8045D 24-inch Polyester Hiking Backpack, $31, Overstock.com; Wild Paperback; $10.56, Amazon

6. Swing Dancing Lorelai & Rory

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They didn't win the dance contest, but you can win your Halloween costume contest with this throwback look. Even better, you have options. Go as Lorelai or Rory. Just don't wear any vintage shoes if you're planning on dancing all night long.

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What you'll need:

Plunging Neck Slit Polka Dot Belted Dress, $23.99, Zaful; Women's Velvet Mary Jane Shoes Ballerina Ballet Flats, $13.99, Amazon; BAMBOO Women's Mid Heel T-Strap Dress Heel Sandal, $30.69, Amazon; Hell Bunny Plus Size Navy & White Dot Vanity Swing Dress, $68, Unique-Vintage.com

7. Revival Lorelai & Rory

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You've seen those A Year In Life posters and wondered why Alexis Bledel holds her coffee mug so weird, but now it's time to recreate them. Grab a friend and a coffee mug, and you're good to go. Or, if you want to go as one of the revival seasons, grab flowers for Spring, leaves for Fall, or a few sparklers for Summer.

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What you'll need:

Sleeveless Silk Blouse, $21.49, Amazon; WearAll Plus Size Wide Leg Palazzo Trousers, $17, WeAreAll.com; Norpro My Favorite Jumbo Mugs, $12, Amazon; Decorative Artificial Flower Blush Silk Peony Flowers, $17, Etsy; Maple Leaf Garland, $9.99, Amazon; Sparklers, $25.95, Amazon

8. Chilton Rory

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Our girl grew up so fast, but there's nothing wrong with getting nostalgic with your Halloween costume. Putting Rory's most iconic look together is much easier than getting into Harvard or Yale, so lace up those saddle shoes and get out there.

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What you'll need:

Urban CoCo Women's Elastic Waist Tartan Pleated School Skirt, $12, Amazon; Everest Luggage Classic Backpack, $19.95, Amazon; Saddle Shoes, $48, Unique-Vintage.com; V-Neck Sweater Vest, $15.99, JC Penney; Knee High Socks, $9.99, Amazon, Long Sleeve Button-Up, $17.95, Amazon

9. That Damn Rory

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For the episode, "That Damn Donna Reed," Rory dresses up like an idealized housewife after Dean gets upset over her criticism of Donna Reed. Clearly, this was never going to be Rory or any woman, since Donna Reed is a product of a time when women were supposed to serve their men. That's why you should serve a platter filled with feminist literature.

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What you'll need:

Retro Gingham Peach Dress, $29.99, Amazon; Linen Apron, $29, Etsy; Serving Tray, $13, Amazon; Suede Dress Pump, $59, Amazon; Headband, $9.83, Amazon; Bad Feminist: Essays by Roxane Gay, $10.77, Amazon

10. Kill Bill Rory

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If you've dressed as Rory before, you may have most of this costume. After all, to become Gogo Yubari, she just used her Chilton uniform. But, with this costume you also get to carry a chain mace, which is pretty damn cool.

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What you'll need:

White Stretch Shirt, $19.99, H+M; Urban CoCo Women's Elastic Waist Tartan Pleated School Skirt, $12, Amazon; Chain Mace, $14.99, Amazon; Red Bandanna, $3.66, Amazon; HUE Knee Socks, $18, Amazon; Converse Sneakers, $60, Kohls; Wig, $11.99, Amazon; Blazer, $69.99, Modcloth

11. Rory & Her Magic Hammer

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In need of some volunteering experience, Rory decides to join Habitat for Humanity. Lorelai being Lorelai gives her daughter a very fancy hammer, which you can make yourself with a little hot glue and a pink pom-pom. Who knows? It might inspire you to build something.

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What you'll need:

Overalls, $34.99, H+M; Hard Hat, $8.27, Amazon; Prop Hammer, $35.99, Amazon; Pom-Poms, $5.20, Amazon; V-Neck T-Shirt, $9.99, Amazon

12. Life & Death Brigade Rory

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Take a leap like Rory did and try out this costume on for size. But, you know, maybe don't really jump off of anything since, that umbrella is only meant to keep you dry.

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What you'll need:

Strapless Long Evening Dress, $56.69, Amazon; Classic Notebook, $8.99, Amazon; totes Auto Open Wooden Stick Umbrella, $16, Amazon; Silk Long Scarf, $10.99, Amazon; Women's Kitten Heel Pumps, $26.99, Amazon

13. Rory the Reporter

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While her reporting skills are hard to defend — no, you should never fall asleep during an interview or sleep with a subject — her red dress is definitely something everyone could get behind, even if it didn't bring her as much luck as she hoped. To nail this look, don't forget to carry multiple phones. Oh, and feel free to print out a copy of Rory's New Yorker piece, because you know Luke would.

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What you'll need:

Glostory Women's Casual Blouse Long Sleeve Button Down Belted Shirt Dress, $18.98, Amazon; Women's Belt with D-shaped Gold Buckle, $9.99, Amazon; Gray Afra City Flat, $9.99, Zulily; Rivets Zips Solid Color Shoulder Bag Gray, $35, Zaful; Moleskine Classic Notebook, $11. 49, Amazon; Motorola W755 Replica Dummy Phone, $7.99, Amazon

It's never too early to start putting together the perfect Gilmore Girls tribute, so go forth and conquer.