Halloween is finally coming this weekend! Some of us might still be stuck at home and staying safe from Covid-19, but that doesn’t mean it’s not going to be a fun Halloween! In fact, there are several enjoyable Halloween activities to do this weekend, even if you’re self-isolating alone or with your family. From making crafts to drive-by Halloween parties and movie marathons, we’ve got a ton of ideas for you in the links at the end of this article. For now, we’re rounding up the easy pop culture Halloween costumes you can put together if you’re dressing up for the occasion or want to join an online Halloween costume contest! Here are our favorite picks for this year’s easy pop culture Halloween costumes.
Katy Perry’s Cow-inspired Look for “American Idol”
Pop singer and new mom Katy Perry came back to “American Idol” in style this month, showcasing an all-cow print ensemble, complete with a hat and accessories. In an Instagram post, she called herself “Mutha Milks” and hinted at constantly breast pumping for her new baby daughter, Daisy Dove, who she shares with her fiance, actor Orlando Bloom. Grab this easy to put together Halloween look by styling it down. Here’s our casual take on Katy Perry’s iconic look.
1. Verdusa Women’s Casual Slim Fitted Basic Long Sleeve Solid Crop Tee Top in Cow Pattern
Because we’re going for a more casual take on Katy Perry’s look, this ensemble will require this fun top from Verdusa. It features soft and thin material that’s very stretchy and easy and comfortable to wear. CUstomer Juliette gave this top a 5-star review, writing, “Nice material and very cute at a good price. Fits like a glove.” Get this on Amazon.
2. Jescakoo Women’s Digital Print Ankle Length Leggings in Cow Print
This sportier take on Katy Perry’s ensemble takes advantage of these fun ankle length leggings from Jescakoo. this versatile compression leggings, which are perfect for winter days, features all over digital print. It’s definitely a perfect pair for Halloween! Customer KimM gave it a 5-star rating, writing, “These leggings were a perfect fit. They aren’t as sheer as other reviews say (tip: wear a thong) I love them so much.” Get this pair on Amazon.
3. Mashiaoyi Unisex Print Double-Side-Wear Reversible Bucket Hat in Cow Pattern
Serve your friends and family some nostalgia this Halloween season with this bucket hat, which is reminiscent of the style of the aughts! This hat is made of 50% cotton and 50% polyester. It is easy to pack and rollable to fit your bag or pocket. It’s perfect for any occasion and doubles as a great Halloween accessory. Customer Ann Pomazal gave it a 4 out of 5-star review, writing, “I loved this hat! Super cute and I love that it is reversible. The fabric isn’t cotton and the hat isn’t too thick. Super comfortable and doesn’t make my head overheat. Would buy all of these hats if I could.” Get this on Amazon.
4. Seventtynine Animal Cattle Skin Texture Classic Women Canvas Sneakers in Cow Print Cattle
Show off your casual take on Katy Perry’s style with these comfortable sneakers that are made with a rubber sle. It features a full canvas upper and a slip-on style that’s easy to wear. It also features side elastic insets for easy fit and carry. Get this pair on Amazon.
5. Kaguman Washable Reusable Adults Cows Print Face Mask
Because we are still dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s important to mask up and wear a reusable face mask whenever stepping outside or going to public spaces. These face masks are made of high quality cotton material that makes it easy to breathe while protecting you from the wind, dust, pollution, and more. Get this on Amazon.
Cheerleaders from Netflix’s “Cheer”
Who could forget the ever dramatic Netflix documentary on cheerleaders, appropriately titled “Cheer”? This Halloween, step into a cheerleader uniform inspired by the Netflix docu with this ensemble and relive your high school cheerleading dreams.
1. YOOJOO Womens Sexy Cheerleader Uniform Costume
To pull off one of our favorite easy pop culture Halloween costumes, you’ll need a cute little cheerleader uniform, just like the ones the girls wore on Netflix’s “Cheer.” This women’s cheerleader uniform costume features stretchy fabric that’s easy to wear. It also features a V neckline, elastic striped shoulder straps cross at back, and a printed “CHEER” slogan up front. It also comes with a matching elastic high waist pleated skirt. Shop for this uniform on Amazon.
2. ICObuty Metallic Cheerleader Cheerleading Pom Poms in Red
No cheerleading costume is complete without a pair of fun pompoms! Get your cheer on with these metallic cheerleading quad pom poms that come pre-fluffed so you can go on with the Instagram photos. Customer Jennifer Rice gave this pair of pompoms a 5-star review, as with many others, writing, “Bought these to use for a fun activity on a work tele-meeting…can’t believe how high the quality is for the price! I want them in every color now!” These pom poms have an overall rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars on Amazon.
3. Crown Awards 12-Inch Gold Cup Cheer Team Cheerleading Trophy
Take home the prize as the champion cheerleaders with this fn cheer trophy, which stands 12 inches in height on a solid white marble base. At the very top, a cheerleader leaps for joy against a star-shaped background. It’s a fun prop to tote around while wearing your cheerleading costume! Shop at Amazon.
4. TQGOLD Women’s Platform Sneakers
Complete your cheerleader ensemble with these ultra chic platform sneakers that will give you a bit more height and elongate your legs. It features breathable and lightweight mesh upper that make the shoes more comfortable, a soft wedge heel that is made from durable and elastic material, and a platform that is slip resistant and easy to manage on any surface area. It also features a lace up closure and low top design. Customer Samantha Thongkham gave it a 5-star rating, writing, “Super stylish and comfortable. I wore at work for 8 hours!” These sneakers have an overall rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars on Amazon.
5. Karizma Beauty Vamp Chunky Glitter
Whether it’s for festivals or for Halloween, add a sparkle to your ensemble with the Karizma Beauty Vamp Chunky Glitter, a vegan, cruelty free, non toxic and cosmetic grade glitter that is safe to wear on the skin. It’s even safe for kids! Add this glitter to your eyeshadow, face, body, and more for an ultra glamorous look. Customer Heaven gave this product a 5-star rating with her review, “I bought this glitter for a rave, but I also used it for Halloween. I used NYX Glitter Glue to adhere it to my face and body. Easily washes off with soap and water. The red is flattering. I like this brand’s glitters! I recommend them.” This body glitter has an overall rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars on Amazon.
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Sigrit from Netflix’s “Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga”
One of this year’s most fun Netflix movies is undeniably “Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga.” The Will Ferrell-led comedy did not fail to bring the laughs, in fact it brought that and a lot more, including musical numbers, unforgettable looks, and cameos by Eurovision stars as well. A great idea for this year’s (and, let’s be honest, next year and beyond) Halloween, especially for couples, is to dress up as Lars and Sigrid AKA Fire Saga. If you’re currently single or simply want to go as the leading lady herself, check out this Sigrit look we put together.
1. Ever-Pretty Double V-Neck Rhinestones Ruched Bust Hi-Lo Evening Party Dress in White
Begin Sigrit’s look with a white flowy dress just as the one she wore in their “music video” sequence. In it, she sports a white dress with rhinestones on it. This Ever-Pretty ruched party dress with rhinestones comes close to what Sigrit wore. It features a ruched bust design with non-removable rhinestones that create a universally flattering silhouette. An Amazon customer gave a 5-star review, writing, “The material was fabulous. It flowed just like the pictures. I got so many compliments on that dress.” This dress has an overall rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars on Amazon.
2. Krisp Womens Soft PU Vegan Faux Leather Cropped Moto Jacket in Silver
Sigrit’s look is also by an iconic silver jacket. This Krisp jacket features a zipper closure just like Sigrit’s. It features embellished flats for a stylish daytime to nighttime look. It is made of stretch, lightweight faux leather that’s great for casual outings and for creating Halloween looks! Shop for this jacket on Amazon.
3. Latasa Women’s Platform Block Heel Oxford Boot in White
To get the full Sigrit look, go for this pair of block heel boots from Latasa. It features a rubber sole and a platform that measures about 1.5 inches and a heel height of about 4 inches. This pair is made of leather and features a lace up style. It also features a buckle to secure it around the ankle area. Customer Tenshii gave it a 5-star rating, writing, “Amazing. Super easy to walk in and beautiful. Great price.” This pair has an overall rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars on Amazon.
4. DaCee Designs Small Flowers Full Wreath Headband in Grey
Sigrit has a very folk look to her and she loves wearing head wreaths and flower crowns. Copy her style with this headband that features full grey flowers at the top. Each flower has a crystal bead in the center for extra sparkle. It also features rubber teeth and tips so it stays in place. This headband has an overall rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars on Amazon.
5. Manic Panic Stiletto Silver Lethal Lipstick
This Halloween, complete your Sigrit look with the Manic Panic Stiletto Silver Lethal Lipstick, which offers a bright, metallic shade of silver with a frosty, metallic finish that lets you create bold looks. This long-lasting, moisturizing lipstick features antioxidants and natural moisturizers to guarantee super soft and kissable lips. This lipstick is vegan and cruelty-free. Customer Vonnie M. gave it a 5-star rating, writing, “I purchased this lipstick for my Halloween costume but love it so much I’ll wear it on other occasions. It has a lovely color and texture, goes on smoothly and wears well. Beautiful packaging!” The Manic Panic Stiletto Silver Lethal Lipstick has an overall rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars on Amazon.
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Carole Baskin from Netflix’s “Tiger King”
Back in March, Netflix’s “Tiger King” took the quarantine world by storm, with loads of controversies surrounding the real life characters, most notably Joe Exotic and Carole Baskin. Baskin’s iconic character has become the subject of many memes, and now, even Halloween costumes. Here’s how you can recreate her look.
1. LoveCurvyPlus Size Women’s V Neck Short Sleeves Multi Print Flowy Knit Top
Begin this look with a colorful flowy top or an animal printed top, which Carole Baskin often wore on the show. This piece is made of a poly and spandex blend and is easy to wear. Get this on Amazon.
2. Lee Women’s Plus-Size Flex Motion Regular Fit Bootcut Jean in Rayne
As people who work near and among animals, Carole Basking and Joe Exotic were often seen wearing jeans. The Lee Women’s Plus-Size Flex Motion Regular Fit Bootcut Jean in Rayne is easy to wear thanks to its unique blend of 69% Cotton, 15% Rayon, 13% Polyester, and 3% Spandex. It features a mid rise and boot cut leg opening and a flexible non-binding waistband. Also features a 5 pocket denim with back pocket detail stitching. This pair has an overall rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars on Amazon.
3. Lucky Brand Women’s Basel Ankle Bootie
This pair of boots is something you’ll love to wear no matter what the season. Made of 100% leather, this pair features a rubber sole and a stacked block heel. This low, casual ankle boot features dual zippers on the side for easy wear. It has an overall rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars on Amazon.
4. Vividsun Adjustable Flower Crown Floral Headpiece Floral Crown Wedding Festivals Photo Props in Brown and Burgundy
Carole Baskin’s accessory of choice is a flower crown. Copy the look with this awesome Vividsun piece that features charming faux flowers in gorgeous colors. This handmade item is easy to wear and features a Boho style. Customers love it so much, it has an overall rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars on Amazon.
5. Viahart Arrow The Tiger 17-Inch Stuffed Plush Cat Animal
A Carole Baskin Halloween costume won’t be complete without a stuffed tiger! This Arrow The Tiger plush stuffed animal is made from high quality polyester and acrylic fabrics and filled with white polypropylene plush filling. It also features an ultra-light face-shaped rigid foam in the head to give it a consistent and realistic appearance for all your Instagram photos. It has an overall rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars on Amazon.
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