Are you looking for Halloween costume ideas no one else will have — but that everyone will love? Look no further. We all know that at most spooky parties and costume balls, the most creative outfit — and the most authentic — wins. But there's no need to spend a ton of cash on this year's Halloween getup; the best Halloween costumes are the ones that don't cost a lot but look like they took weeks to create, even if you pulled together a last-minute costume on your way out the door.
What will you be dressing as this year? A lovable character who's timeless and classic — like Lucy from I Love Lucy — or something a bit funnier and modern, such as Flo from the Progressive commercials? Perhaps you're flying solo to a Halloween bash, so you need the best Halloween costume ideas for women or a funny costume idea that'll help you make friends easily. Or if you've got a big brood, a family Halloween costume might be in order — and trust us, there are plenty of fun ones to choose from that will delight Halloween fans young and old. If you're stuck creatively this season, fear not: We have the best 2018 Halloween costumes that you can make yourself and that you'll have a blast wearing.
Scroll down for the best Halloween costume ideas to inspire you and get those creative juices flowing in time for October 31!