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Halloween is just around the corner, and it's always filled with scary things like pricey (and cheaply made) Halloween costumes!

  We know our readers are the savvy type who prefer getting a little creative with their costumes. The best part is, you don't have to spend $$$ on a costume or 2 hours doing your makeup to totally slay this Halloween - all while getting the key piece of your costume from your own closet - your favorite Sydney's Closet formal dress or even your wedding gown!   Sydney's Closet has put together some amazing looks that are easy to recreate, but still totally unique! Here's every gorgeous costume you'll want to wear for Halloween 2016.  

Party Animal

  plus size halloween costume One of our easiest DIY Halloween costume ideas is our take on the Party Animal! Dress up your favorite formal dress with lace or furry animal ears, cute animal-inspired makeup, and animal print accessories for a chic and stylish Halloween costume. It's an amazing way to re-wear a past prom, homecoming or special event dress that will look fabulous in photos! Don't have a formal dress on-hand? Try shopping our sale section for an amazing price on a dress you can re-wear to an upcoming occasion (Holiday parties, anyone?).  

Corpse Bride

  rewear your wedding dress If you're married, chances are that your wedding dress is just hanging in your closet - dying for a night out! Rewear your wedding dress on Halloween this year as a scary corpse bride. Quickly DIY this unique costume by adding a dark bouquet of flowers and scary Halloween make-up to your already purchased wedding dress. The best part about this Halloween costume is that you can add any extra accessories you'd like. Gloves, chokers, veils and bold makeup are all great ways to make your look unique. You can even create the perfect couples costume with your husband in a dark suit and a subtle touch of dark under-eye make-up. So easy!  

Prom Queen of the Past

  adult prom costume It's a blast from the past with our Prom Queen of the Past costume idea. Wear your most attention-grabbing homecoming or prom dress from you closet and dress it up with Prom Queen accessories like a sash, tiara, and even fake eyelashes. Give the look some gory accents with fake blood, fishnet tights, and disheveled hair.   Re-purpose your formal attire for an unforgettable Halloween 2016 look that won't be crazy expensive because you've already got the main costume piece hanging in your closet - your favorite Sydney's Closet formal dress or wedding gown! Planning on creating one of these looks this year? Tag us in your social photos using #sydneyscloset so we can see how you re-styled your dress for Halloween!


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