40+ Instagram Inspired Halloween Costume Ideas: Updated for 2021

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Looking for your 2021 Halloween costume? You’re in the right place. I’ve compiled over 40 women’s halloween costumes with links on how to recreate them.

Whether you’re looking for something funny, creative, new, or classic, there’s something for everyone on this list of Women’s costumes!

White Claw

white claw halloween costume
SOURCE: @olivia.randolph

What is it:

Everyones favorite OG spiked seltzer water, of course! This one’s a 21+ costume, but if you’re of age it could be a super fun DIY group costume.

What you’ll need:

White tube tops, silver metallic shorts, body glitter, and neon accessories

UFC Fighters

UFC Halloween Costume
SOURCE: [kandiceluck](https://www.instagram.com/kandiceluck/)

What is it:

Show off your fighting skills by dressing like UFC girls. This idea can work individually or in groups.

What you’ll need:

Silk robes, short shorts, sports bras, tennis shoes, and gloves

Tour De Frat Participants

Tour De Frat Halloween Costume
SOURCE: [ericabachner](https://www.instagram.com/ericabachner/)

What is it:

If you’re planning on party hopping this year, dress for the occasion in Tour De Frat participant costumes. Look super cute while staying comfy in athletic attire.

What you’ll need:

Leggings, Sports bras, marathon signs, medals, wrist bands, tennis shoes

Tiger King

Tiger King Halloween Costume
SOURCE: [jadelizroper](https://www.instagram.com/jadelizroper/)
Carole Baskin Halloween Costume
SOURCE: [jadelizroper](https://www.instagram.com/jadelizroper/)

What is it:

Potentially the most talked about Netflix show of the entire year, starring Joe Exotic and Carole Baskin. This costume should be a hit this year, as it’s brand new for 2020

What you’ll need:

Joe Exotic

Mullet wig, baseball hat, faux facial hair, flamboyant shirt, and tight jeans

Carole Baskin

Leopard print top, funky earrings, flower crown

Tiger: Tiger onesie

Tacos

Taco Halloween Costume
SOURCE: @prettyinthepines

What is it:

Tacos… Duh! Show your love for Chipotle, Taco Bell, or whatever Mexican food you fancy by dressing up like this years favorite menu item.

What you’ll need:

Brown Dresses, felt, and fabric glue for to DIY the look

Space Cowgirls

Space Cowgirls Halloween Costume
SOURCE: [alicevilenskaya](https://www.instagram.com/alicevilenskaya/)

What is it:

A Western costume taken to a whole different galaxy. This one provides plenty of room to mix and match, so do your own thing!

What you’ll need:

Metallic cowboy hats, pastel wigs, silver metallic clothing

Both From Space: Tune Squad meets Alien

Space Jam and Alien Halloween Costume
SOURCE: @rebeccapousma

What is it:

An unexpected intergalactic crossover! Both of these costumes are from space, but in a totally different way. They make great costumes individually, but are especially punny combined.

What you’ll need:

Alien: Alien pom poms, galaxy shirt, glitter makeup, metallic tu-tu

Tune Squad: Bunny ears, tune squad jersey, tennis skirt

Daphne and Velma from Scooby Doo

Velma and Daphne Halloween Costume
SOURCE: [lilia](https://www.instagram.com/lilia/)

What is it:

A fresh take on a cartoon classic, Scooby Doo! This iconic duo works well on it’s own, but if you have more in your group you could always include other characters like Shaggy and Scooby himself.

What you’ll need:

Daphne: orange cardigan, orange pleated skirt, orange socks, red shoes

Velma: Purple dress, green scarf, white boots, headband

Race Car Driver

Racecar Driver Halloween Costume
[@lilyannrasco](https://www.instagram.com/lilyannrasco/)

What is it:

A Halloween classic that has not been overdone. Look like you stepped out of the Indy 500 by dressing like a Race Car driver this Halloween.

What you’ll need:

Aviators, checkered outfit, black tights, black boots

The Purge

Purge Halloween Costume
SOURCE: [taryn_it_upz](https://www.instagram.com/taryn_it_upz/)

What is it:

If you want to go a bit scarier this Halloween, dress like characters from the Purge movie series.

What you’ll need:

Black crop tops, black tights, black shorts, black boots, purge masks, fake blood

Netflix and Chill

Netflix and Chill Halloween Costume
SOURCE: @group.costumes

What is it:

A Punny DIY Costume that’ll work for any occasion. Netflix and Chill has been one of the most popular phrases for the year, so this makes for a great duo costume.

What you’ll need:

Red sweatshirt, striped socks, converse, white felt, fabric glue

Mummy

Mummy Halloween Costume
SOURCE: [@k3Ls0](https://www.instagram.com/k3Ls0/)

What is it:

Come back from the dead with a mummy costume this year. If you’re running out of time this might be one you could do with supplies laying around the house. For this, all you need is some old white t-shirts.

What you’ll need:

Tan bodycon dress, fabric, makeup

Mario and Luigi

Mario and luigi Halloween Costume
SOURCE: @kendalljenner

What is it:

An iconic Nintendo duo!

What you’ll need:

Mario: blue overalls, red shirt, white gloves, red hat, mustache

Luigi: blue overalls, green shirt, white gloves, green hat

Maddy From Euphoria

Maddy Euphoria Halloween Costume
SOURCE: [n.akai](https://www.instagram.com/n.akai/)

What is it:

One of the main characters on the popular TV show, Euphoria. Maddy wore this green cheerleading outfit in season 1 of the show in a super memorable look.

What you’ll need:

Metallic cheerleading costume, rhinestones, teal shimmery eyeshadow

Lilo from Lilo and Stitch

Lilo halloween Costume
SOURCE: @ [iankaingrid](https://www.instagram.com/iankaingrid/)

What is it:

The lovable Hawaiian main character who takes in an alien as family. Ohana means family, and family means nobody gets left behind.

What you’ll need:

Hula skirt, red tube top, hula anklets and headband, stitch stuffed animal

Lara Croft from Tomb Raider

Lara Croft Halloween Costume
SOURCE: @dakotadavidsonn

What is it:

English archaeologist, treasure hunter and tomb raider, Lara Croft. Originally played by Angelina Jolie, you cannot go wrong with this classic costume.

What you’ll need:

Green crop top, belt, leg straps, black shorts

Kim Possible

Kim Possible Halloween Costume
SOURCE: @ [amandaensing]

What is it:

Call me beep me if you wanna reach me– The theme song we will never forget. The high school cheerleader who saves the word from super-villains in her spare time.

What you’ll need:

Black long sleeve top, black purse belt, black boots, green jeans, red temporary hair dye

Kill Bill

Kill Bill Halloween Costume
SOURCE: @wolfiecindy

What is it:

An Iconic and super memorable look from the classic film Kill Bill.

What you’ll need:

Yellow jumpsuit, fake blood

Kanye West’s Yeezy Models

I feel like kanye halloween costume
SOURCE: @Haleymeland

What is it:

I feel like Kanye.. A recognizable but customizable group costume in tribute to Kanye West’s fashion brand.

What you’ll need:

White hat, tan leggings, green bomber, plastic high heels

Jessica Rabbit

jessica rabbit halloween costume
SOURCE: @[sarettamusic](https://www.instagram.com/sarettamusic/)

What is it:

The beautiful & animated Jessica Rabbit, known for her allure and matching red dress and hair.

What you’ll need:

Red sequin dress, red temporary hair dye, purple gloves, red lipstick

Sarah Sanderson from Hocus Pocus

Hocus Pocus Halloween Costume
SOURCE: @[nickolehaymaker](https://www.instagram.com/nickolehaymaker/)

What is it:

The flirty and funny Sanderson sister from Disney’s Hocus Pocus.

What you’ll need:

Red skirt, purple and red corset, red lipstick, broom

The Sanderson Sisters from Hocus Pocus

Hocus Pocus Halloween Costume
SOURCE: @[chelsey_sanderson](https://www.instagram.com/chelsey_sanderson/)

What is it:

A great halloween option for a group of three- dress as all three Sanderson Sisters from Disney’s Hocus Pocus. Even though it’s from the 90s, the movie is super popular even today!

What you’ll need:

Witch costumes, colorful makeup

Harley Quinn

Harley Quinn Halloween Costume
SOURCE: @mjhedderman

What is it:

Ever since Margot Robbie played Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad, this costume has become super popular. It is such a fun, colorful outfit.

What you’ll need:

Fishnet tights, blue shorts, daddy’s little monster shirt, bomber jacket, pink and blue hair dye, baseball bat

Guy Fieri

Guy Fieri Halloween Costume
SOURCE: @jenny.frm.the.block

What is it:

Welcome to flavortown! A super funny and creative costume of Guy Fieri, TV personality and restaurateur.

What you’ll need:

Red flame button up, khakis, facial hair, blonde wig, white sunglasses

Girl Scout

Girl Scouts Halloween Costume
SOURCE: @surfsun

What is it:

If you were ever a part of girl scouts– you know!

What you’ll need:

Sashe, white shirt, brown skirt

Freudian Slips

Freudian Slips Halloween Costume
SOURCE: @aerling

What is it:

This one took me a second– a subtle but hilarious joke for all the psychology nerds out there.

What you’ll need:

a slip & iron on letters

Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz

Dorothy Halloween Costume
SOURCE: @fantasiasdeluxoatelie

What is it:

“We’re not in Kansas anymore!” Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz had a super cute outfit that makes for a great halloween costume

What you’ll need:

Blue dress, white socks, red shoes, and hair bows

Devil

Devil Halloween Costume
SOURCE: [sabinagilman98](https://www.instagram.com/sabinagilman98/)

What is it:

A Halloween classic that is super easy to pull off on limited time and supplies.

What you’ll need:

Black dress, black tights, headband and pitchfork

Deer

Deer Halloween Costume
SOURCE: @Amberthagoddess

What is it:

A cute go-to halloween costume that hasn’t been overly done.

What you’ll need:

Antlers, face paint, tan bodysuit

Deer in the snow

Deer Halloween Costume
SOURCE: @[stephaniebair](https://www.instagram.com/stephaniebair/)

What is it:

An opportunity to dress warm for Halloween if it is cold where you live! Another take on a classic deer costume.

What you’ll need:

Antlers, face paint, fur vest, black jeans, boots

101 Dalmations

101 Dalmations Halloween Costume
SOURCE: @drachnik

What is it:

101 Dalmation’s main villain, Cruella de Vil and the dalmation pups. It’s a great costume because you can have as many pups as there are people in your group.

What you’ll need:

Cruella de Vil: black leather dress, fur coat, red boots, wand

Dalmations: black and white clothing, black fabric markers

Cher and Dionne from Clueless

Clueless Halloween Costume
SOURCE: [kalanihilliker](https://www.instagram.com/kalanihilliker/)

What is it:

A tribute to the 90s’ classic film Clueless, and two main (super fashionable) characters.

What you’ll need:

Cher: Yellow plaid skirt & jacket, white top, white boots, white socks

Dionne: black and white plaid skirt & jacket, red top, black boots, black socks

Britney Spears Music Video

Britney Spears and Nasa
Britney Spears Costume
SOURCE: @ [sammishea_](https://www.instagram.com/sammishea_/)

What is it:

Britney’s outfit in her famous Oops I Did it Again music video.

What you’ll need:

Britney: Red body suit, red heeled booties

Bratz

Bratz Costume
SOURCE: @[inatalieking](https://www.instagram.com/inatalieking/)

What is it:

You’ve seen the dolls… The spunkier and more fashion forward version of barbie dolls.

What you’ll need:

Bratz shirts, mini skirts, chokers, glitter

Boba

Boba Halloween Costume
SOURCE: @sincerely.savanna

What is it:

A super cute DIY take on Boba Tea.

What you’ll need:

Tan dress, black felt, pink construction paper for straw

Barbie

Barbie Costume
SOURCE: @diamonddollsco

What is it:

A Revamped and festival ready version of Barbie

What you’ll need:

Barbie tank top, barbie necklace, rhinestone hat

Baked Potatoes

Baked Potatoes Costume
SOURCE: @[kelleyybrown](https://www.instagram.com/kelleyybrown/)

What is it:

A hilarious pun– baked potatoes. This one only works if your 21+ but makes for a subtle and hilarious group costume!

What you’ll need:

tan shirts, black fabric marker for letters, socks, converse, hats

Forest Fairy

Fairy Womens Costume
porsharenaehall

What is it:

I am OBSESSED with this beautiful & magical costume.

What you’ll need:

Fairy dress, Flowers, hair accessories

Moana

Moana Womens Costume
britishbelle

What is it:

The main character of arguable one of the greatest movies of all time!!

What you’ll need:

Ice Cream with Sprinkles

Ice Cream Womens Costume
samanthashewan

What is it:

A super cute take on a tasty treat! ?

What you’ll need:

Pirates

Pirates Womens Costume
157lounge

What is it:

Super cute matching pirates costume! (and a hooters girl) ?

What you’ll need:

Toilet Paper

Toilet Paper Womens Costume
kristinamatisic

What is it:

One of 2020’s Hottest Commodities ?

What you’ll need:

Toilet paper roll, construction paper, black clothes

Wilma Flinstone

Wilma Flinstone Womens Costume
playclothesvintage

What is it:

An adorable take on Fred Flinstone’s wife.

What you’ll need:

Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy Womens Costume
brirose_arts

What is it:

Fun fact: Kim K did this costume one year!

What you’ll need:

Killer Frost

Killer Frost Womens Costume
brirose_arts

What is it:

Classic DC Comics Villain

What you’ll need:

That completes the roundup! I hope this list provided you with some ideas for your costume this year.

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