Black is such a happy color!


If you’re into ~artsy fartsy~ characters, you can try dressing up as pop art visionary, Andy Warhol.

All you need is a white wig, sunglasses, a Campbell's soup can, and a camera.

Instagram: @meninolambrini

Play “Moon River” in the background and transform into Holly Golightly from Breakfast At Tiffany’s.

All you need is a little black dress, pearls, gloves, and just go stand by a Tiffany's with a croissant in hand.

Instagram: @mrsgreatnews

You can be either Gretchen or Karen from Mean Girls. In other words, a cat or mouse, duh.

You'll only need cat or mouse ears, and a ~sexy~ black outfit.

Instagram: @wildrosy66

You know you can’t go wrong imitating Rihanna. Copy this look from her Anti release party and you’ll have a stylish Halloween.

You'll need black lipstick, and a red balloon.

Instagram: @blackwomenincostume

If you want to dress like homicidal maniac who hates everything, try the Wednesday Addams look.

All you need is a black dress or skirt and sweater, black lipstick, and any props you'd like to enhance your costume.

Instagram: @beserk

Or you can go as Wednesday’s mother, Morticia Addams.

All you need is a long-sleeved shirt or dress, long black wig, and red lips.

Instagram: @feature_my_stuff

Want to go for something more ~traditional~? How about a couple of vampires?

Wear black head to toe, just invest on some fake blood and fangs.

Instagram: @irene_joestar

Or a skeleton, another Halloween staple, easy enough for anyone who can put together a black outfit.

You'll just need some makeup and face paint.

Instagram: @kieraeileenphotography

Looking for something timeless? A good ol’ witch costume will never go out of style!

You can decide what kind of witch you want to be. Are you more of a Sabrina The Teeange Witch kind of person? Or are you more of an American Horror Story kind of witch? The possibilities are endless.

Instagram: @bcbgbloomingdalesatlenox

If you’re a potterhead, you can dress like Bellatrix Lestrange or Professor Snape.

All black everything, you'll just need to style your hair and get a wand. Mini Dobby optional.

Instagram: @katvonruiz

If you’re reaaaaally into It but don’t want to invest in a Halloween costume this year, you can still dress up as clown. Just not a colorful one.

For this look, all you really need is a great tutorial, face and body paint, and fake blood.

Instagram: @deadlydisguises

If you always wore black when you were alive, then you’d probably wear black as a zombie, too.

You'll just have to invest on some face paint and fake blood.

Instagram: @fancydresscom

Still having Game of Thrones withdrawals? Turn yourself into a gothy Jon Snow

Just dress all in black, get a fake sword, and maybe an Ikea rug to drape over your shoulders.

Instagram: @emp_spain

Prefer something a bit more evil? Dress as Cersei, you know, right after she killed everyone that one time.

A long-sleeved dress would be ideal, but you can always pair a black skirt and long-sleeved shirt too. Finish off the look with a crown, gold chains, and the ambition to destroy all your enemies.

Instagram: @asaturdayschild

Or you can honor a different kind of queen by dressing like Selena this year. The original Selena.

To dress like the Queen of Tejano music you'll need high-waisted pants, an embellished bralette, and the perfect red lip.

Instagram: @beautyninja__

Are you over Disney princesses? Show villains some love and dress up as Ursula.

You'll need a black strapless dress, a grey wig, and purple accents.

Instagram: @madorin_

Or you can dress as one of the most sophisticated villains of all time, Cruella de Vil.

You'll need a black outfit, spray on white hair color, gloves, and a faux fur vest or jacket.

Instagram: @posh

Edward Scissorhands is a pretty simple costume for anyone who loves ’90s movies.

All you need is a black outfit, a makeup tutorial, and child-proof scissors.

Instagram: @diclonius_maddy

If you also miss ’90s cartoons, you can dress up as Daria’s sidekick, Jane Lane.

You'll need a black outfit, combat boots, and a red blazer.

Instagram: @blackwomenincostume

Speaking of the ’90s, this year you and your friends can totally win a costume contest if you dress as TLC in their “No Scrubs” video.

For this you'll need leather pants, a bralette or cut-out bodysuit, and fierce hair and makeup.

Instagram: @blackwomenincostume

Are you more of a “no pants are my favorite kind of pants” person? Great, then you can dress as Beyoncé in her “Single Ladies” video!

All you need is a black leotard. Bonus points if you learn the dance!

Instagram: @dancepartyexperience

And if you’re over 2017 already and prefer to flip people off as part of your costume, then dress as “Formation” Beyoncé.

You'll need a hat, statement necklace, and two middle fingers.

Instagram: @nathaliaernesto