Halloween on a Budget- Best 2015 College Halloween Costume Ideas

If you go to a party store to buy a Halloween costume it can get quite expensive, and expensive is a word feared by college students. Due to our penny-pinching nature, it causes us to get creative, and as a result college students often have the best home-made Halloween costumes out there. In order to be successful at creating a college Halloween costume there are three rules one must follow keep it simple, reference pop culture, and buy as little as possible. Below are some great Halloween costume ideas that you can try to re-create.


Left Shark

(from Katie Perry’s Super Bowl performance)

left shark


 

Miley Cyrus

The possibilities are endless…..

miley


 

Hillary Clinton’s secret e-mails

(This hasn’t been done yet so use your imagination!)

clinton-emails


 

A Donald Trump Supporter or his hair

donald-trump-supporters


 

Amy Schumer and her big wine glass

amy


 

Margarita Man from Jurassic World

marg


 

Tinder

tinder


 

Awkward school picture – If you’re a red headed guy try Bad Luck Brian

school picture bad luck


 

Jake from State Farm

jake


 

Morton Salt Girl

morton salt


 

Flow from Progressive

flo


 

Waldo from Where’s Waldo?

waldo


 

Ron Burgundy from Anchorman

ron


 

The white and gold or blue and black dress

dress


 

Magic Mike

magic mike


 

Zoolander

zoolander


 

NWA- Straight Outta Compton

NWA


 

Kissing booth

kissing booth


 

Twister

twister


 

Sharknado

sharknado-coming-through-97567-639x800


 

Alan from The Hangover (movie)

alan


Puns

Puns are always funny and often make for easy and hilarious Halloween costumes. Think of your favorite pun and make a costume out of it. Here are a few ideas to get you started!

50 Shades of Grey

50 shaes


 

Mail-order bride

mail


 

Hawaiian Punch

hawaiian


 

One night stand

one nightstand


 

“Binders Full of Women”

I once went as Mitt Romney’s “Binders Full of Women” following the 2012 presidential debate.

binders


 

The possibilities this year are endless, so get creative and have fun! Do you have any awesome Halloween costume ideas? Be sure to let me know and comment below!

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