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Last Minute Bookish Costumes for Lazy People


We all know how this goes. You spend most of October binge-watching scary movies, going to corn mazes, and freaking out over pumpkin spice anything.

Then, suddenly BOOM. Halloween is actually here and OOPS you forgot to get a costume.

Panicking? No worries, we’ve got you covered.


Emika Chen – Warcross



Grab some hair chalk! Time to rainbow-up that hair and low-key cosplay our favorite hacker. A cool jacket and snarky attitude might help too.

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A muggle – Harry Potter


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What you’re wearing right now? The perfect muggle costume. It’s not like anyone can argue with you over this one.


Lara Jean – To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before




Arguably less lazy than simply going as a muggle since you’re going as a specific muggle, but think of this as an excuse to go re-watch TATBILB on Netflix. You’re welcome.

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Helene – An Ember in the Ashes



Never mind the cashier who’s looking at you all funny for your basket of silver face paint. You’ll make a badass Helene this Halloween. Just make sure you’ve got some makeup remover wipes handy later.

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A Sunai – This Savage Song



Easy-peasy, guys. Smear some black eyeshadow over your eyes and grab the closest portable musical instrument. Complete the look with a few tally marks. You’re done!

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Redtooth – Seafire



This is really just an excuse to go crazy with the red lipstick. But really! Smear some of that red lip halfway across your face and add some braids. Ta-da!

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Adelaide – The Glittering Court



You know that prom dress you’ve been harboring in the back of your closet forever? Grab it. IT’S GO TIME.

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Feeling extra lazy? That’s okay.


Millard Nullings – Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children



This one is arguably the easiest. Don’t want to attend any Halloween festivities? Stay home and say you were the invisible kid from Miss Peregrine’s!

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