Grab Your Favorite Black and White Stripe Shirt for These 4 Easy Costume Ideas
Do you plan your Halloween costume at the last minute? Like the night before or day of? Yup that is me. I always think–I’ll just find something in my closet and add some scary makeup. But often times, it’s not enough and I am scrabbling and then end up just wearing black. Boo-hoo! So, I was thinking what is one article of clothing that most people have besides all black? The first thought that came into my mind was a black and white stripe shirt. It’s so easy to create costumes around a black and white stripe shirt. In fact, I’m sharing 4 easy black and white stripe costume ideas for you. Most likely you’ve seen all of them around Pinterest, but it’s nice to have a collection of costume ideas with the same outfit but different accessories. If you don’t have a black and white stripe shirt, now is your time to pick one up!
4 Easy Black and White Stripe Costume Ideas
- Mime–Was a Mime the first thought you had when thinking of a black and white striped shirt costume? It’s one of the most easiest, and you probably have all the accessories. All you need is a black beret hat, suspenders, white glove and a scarf. You can get creative with the makeup with a tear-shaped eyes, white face and heart-shaped lips. Then you can also bring silly props like fake flowers.
2. Robber/ Burglar/ Theft Costume— This is another fun silly costume. You can get really creative and add fake dollar bills everywhere. All you need is a black mask, beanie, and a dollar-sign bag. I actually just used a sharpie and wrote the dollar sign on the white bag.
3. Pirate–A little scary and a little cute, you instantly become a pirate with an eye patch! Add a skull bandana and gold hoop earrings to play up the part.
4. Retro 50’s Lady–Grab your black leather jacket and add a pink scarf around your neck to get the retro 50’s lady look. Such a cool look! Some other accessories you can add are pearl earrings. If you have a pink jacket, you’ll instantly look like a pink lady. Or wear your chuck Taylor all-star shoes.
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