If you don’t have time to put together a DIY look this year, and you’re not impressed with in-store options, there are still dozens of ensembles to choose from – even if you wait until the last minute.
Below, check out 11 easy costumes you can make with a pair of jeans you already have in your closet.
Dress up as denim-clad Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake from the 2001 American Music Awards.
What you need to be Britney Spears: A denim dress or skirt, a denim top, a light blue shirt, a denim or light-blue blazer, jeans, and a denim hat if you have one.
Throw on a flannel and some scarecrow makeup.
What you need: A plaid shirt, blue jeans, cowboy boots, and a straw hat.
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Transform into cultural icon Rosie the Riveter.
What you need: A red bandana, a blue or denim top, jeans, and some red lipstick.
Coordinate with a friend or partner and dress up as Wayne and Garth from “Wayne’s World.”
What you need: A black T-shirt, a black baseball cap, a blue plaid shirt, a printed white T-shirt, and ripped light-wash jeans.
Bring the “Where’s Waldo?” series to life this Halloween.
What you need: Red and white striped shirt, jeans, fake (or real) black glasses, a beanie, and a scarf.
Go as children’s book and TV show character, Arthur the Aardvark.
What you need: A yellow sweater, a white button-up, jeans, white sneakers, and glasses.
Dress up as Debbie Thornberry from “The Wild Thornberrys.”
What you need: A green plaid shirt or green jacket, an orange shirt, jeans, and a pair of red sneakers.
Become Linda or Gene from “Bob’s Burgers.”
What you need: A red long-sleeved shirt, red glasses, a yellow T-shirt, and jeans.
Turn yourself into beloved Disney character, Goofy.
What you need: A green or straw hat, a vest, an orange sweater, sneakers, and jeans.
Create a Coachella costume in minutes.
What you need: A crop top, fun accessories, oversized sunglasses, and jeans or denim shorts.
Go as Cady Heron from this iconic scene in “Mean Girls.”
What you need: An oversized pink polo shirt and jeans.
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