The 12 Spookiest Halloween Costumes on

by Rebecca Deczynski
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The end of October is fast-approaching, and that means it’s time to answer a big, annual question: what spooky Halloween costume should you wear this year to send shivers down trick-or-treaters’ spines? The options, it seems, are endless.

Thanks to’s massive selection of spooky goods, you don’t have to worry about finding your costume last minute, or spending your free time working out a DIY costume that seemed like it could be easy (after all, there are so many fun October activities you could be doing instead).

This year, consider giving the funny Halloween costumes a break and go for a truly frightening look instead. Think: witches, vampires, ghouls, and ghosts. After all, the haunted houses, creepy ghost stories, and horror movie marathons are part of what make this season so great — so you might as well lean all the way in and go full-on Cady Heron. Want to make your scary look even more bone-chilling? Go all out with your Halloween makeup idea and pair it with the right easy-to-wear, creepy garment.

Ready to get your costume ideas in order? These 12 picks from will help you to bring a spooky (or even seriously scary) vibe to your costume party, bar crawl, or even just your couch, as you await the terrified faces of trick-or-treaters to come.

Ease Into the Spookiness As A Sweet Witch

Get Haunting In A Ghost Costume

Get Creative As A Gothic Lady

Up the Scare Factor An A Clown Costume

Start Creeping As A Zombie Bride

Look Ultra-Elegant As A Gothic Vampire

Get Hungry for Brains As A Zombie

Stay Comfy An A Scary Skeleton Hoodie

Start Your Rule As An Evil Queen

Cast Spells As A Haunting Witch

Get The Perfect Costume Base With A Spooky Hooded Gown

Throw Some Hexes As An Evil Sorceress

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