Scary Cheap ‘POPSUGAR’ Halloween Costume ideas!

Welcome to October frugal friends!

Let the pumpkin carving, candy eating, and dressing up begin!!

Oh… right… you’re living on a budget and can’t afford all the cute costumes you see everyone wearing šŸ˜¦


Here at Broke Girl Problems, we do not believe in giving up on doing fun things with your friends, including dressing up for Halloween, just because your tight on money. Haven’t you heard? DIY is the new black šŸ˜‰ If you’re not opposed to using your own clothes as staple for your halloween costume, then look no further! Here are five very creative and fun costumes you and your friends can use as inspiration this year, thanks to our fave website –

Rosie The RiveterĀ 

This icon was created in order to promote and represent women who worked in factories during WWII. Recreate the hype with this simple costume.

What you’ll need

  • Denim shirt (long or short sleeved)
  • Red bandanna
  • Black leggings/jeans
  • Combat boots (optional)
  • A cute, but class bump hairdoo

Carmen SandeigoĀ 

Anyone remember this mysterious gal that captured kids hearts everywhere and made you think,”HOW DID SHE GET TO ALL THESE PLACES SO FAST?!” Well, now you can see what it’s like to have everyone say “Where in the world is she?!”

What you’ll need

  • Red Peacoat
  • Red fedora or long brimmed hat
  • Black Leggings/Jeans
  • Knee-high black boots
  • Yellow, gold, or white scarf

Regina George – Mean Girls

If you don’t know who Regina George, or even what Mean Girls is… then “you can’t sit with us”. Channel your ultimate queen bee with this year.

What you’ll need

  • White tank top (two circles cut at the chest)
  • Purple brazier or tank top
  • Black thigh high skirt
  • Pink cardigan (optional)

Miley Cyrus – Post Hannah Montana

We all know about Miley’s transformation and her memorable performance at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards. Her look is different now, and here’s how you can look like her

What you’ll need

  • White tank top
  • Gold Chains
  • Red lipstick (LOTS)
  • Two power bun hairstyle
  • Teddy bear stuffed animal
  • Foam finger (optional)

Ceiling Fan

I know what you’re thinking… but it’s NOT impossible. Why not look at it from a literal standpoint and be the biggest ceiling FAN ever?!

What you’ll need

  • T-shirt/Tank top (any color will work, but make it something bright)
  • Paint/stencils (to right the words ceiling fan on your shirt)
  • Pom Pons
  • Pigtail hairstyle
  • Pleated Skirt
  • Anything else you might need to show your spirit!

Happy Halloween! Stay safe, go out in groups, and have the most fun you possibly can šŸ™‚

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