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35 Awesome Halloween Costume Ideas For Work

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The spirit of Halloween is incomplete without the costumes. A pinch of creativity is all you need to portray a character so spooky yet extravagant. And if you are celebrating Halloween in your workplace, it is time to let that imagination flow. Halloween celebrations at work encourage fun and frolic that equally boosts workplace morale.

If you are out of ideas then this blog will provide you with a list of Halloween costume ideas for work that you can use.

Let’s delve in.

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35 Fun Halloween Costumes to Wear to Work

1. Vecna

The antagonist of Stranger Things 4 will be the perfect fit for a Halloween costume idea with its’s devilish appearance. Add some tentacles with blood all over the body like the real character. Get creative and come up with your own version of VECNA.

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2. Pennywise

The famous clown from the movie “IT” is another great costume idea for your Halloween celebrations at work with its not-so-friendly appearance.

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3. The Batman

If you are a fan of the DC universe, then this is the right look for you. Batman’s all-black mask and a masculine outfit with a cape is all you need. It might be on the expensive side but Halloween comes once a year, so why not try it out?

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4. Baymax

You might have seen the movie The Big Hero where Baymax- a cute, chubby, tall, and humorous robot is the main character. You can opt for this and bring onboard a unique choice for your Halloween costume and stand out in the crowd.

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5. Hotel Transylvania

No matter how grown-up you are Hotel Transylvania as an animated movie has a different sauce from the storyline to the characters. You can pick any character from the movie like Frankenstein or the Wolf and dress up the way you want individually or in a group.

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6. Tanjiro Kamado

We cannot leave out the famous protagonist of Demon Slayer, Kamado Tanjiro from the Halloween costume list. From his costume to the props the character uses, it is the perfect fit for Halloween celebrations.

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7. Inosuke Hashibira

Another cool character that you can select from Demon Slayer is Inosuke Hashibira. With his masculine appearance and minimal clothing, we recommend this costume to ones with a good physique.

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8. Queen Of Hearts

We have seen the movie ‘Alice in Wonderland’ and how intriguing it is from its usage of props to its characters. You can choose any character from the movie for your Halloween costume, but we think the antagonist, Queen of Hearts is the perfect fit for Halloween.

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9. Velma from Scooby-Doo

If you are from the 90s, then Scooby-Doo has to be your favorite childhood cartoon show. You can take the character of Velma from this show and spread the aura of this show during Halloween.

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10. The Mask

The famous character of The Mask, that acquires supernatural powers is another perfect idea for your Halloween costume celebrations at work. You can use his signature yellow suit, hat, and black tie with patterns.

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11. Rick and Morty

The grandson and grandfather duo of Rick and Morty is an amazing idea to dress up for Halloween while adding some amazing props to it. The labcoat genius, Rick, and his dumb-witted grandson, Morty make a perfect couple that employees can use with a pinch of creativity.

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12. Kaonashi

Spirited away, the Japanese cult classic movie is all about a boy's journey of discovery and self-determination under challenging circumstances in a strange new world. You can choose the character of Kaonashi from this movie and give it a retro vibe this Halloween.

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13. Harry Potter

Take out your wands and transform into the wizarding wonder boy. With his wizard appearance and ability to cast spells, Harry Potter is the ideal character for your Halloween costume ideas. Or you can just select any character you like from the movie like Hagrid, Dumbledore, and a lot more.

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14. Super Mario

Everyone’s gaming hero, Super Mario is another superb idea to dress up this Halloween to relive the happening 90s. All you have to do is get yourself blue overalls, a red t-shirt, and a red hat with the initials ‘M’.

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15. Jack Sparrow

Aye aye captain!

It’s time to sail and head to the sea with Jack Sparrow to explore the untouched mysteries. Dress up and spread the fun as Jack Sparrow did in the movie.

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16. Geralt

Geralt of Rivia, from the famous videogame Witcher, is another great idea for your Halloween costume celebration in the workplace. The experimental mutations conducted on him gave him his superpowers and turned his hair white. With his sword and his masculine appearance, it is a perfect fit for Halloween.

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17. Professor Snape

If you want a simple but famous look for your Halloween costume, then Professor Snape from Harry Potter can be your go-to character. The dark magic wonder wizard from the House of Slytherin is not only powerful but a clever character. Dress up like him and get going with the magic potions(themed beverages work fine here).

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18. Joker and Harley Quinn

This particular Halloween costume idea is perfect for any office couple. They can dress up as Batman’s greatest nemesis in the form of Joker and his partner Harley Quinn with her gangster look.

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19. Voldemort

We cannot skip the list without mentioning Voldemort, the famous antagonist of the Harry Potter series. Get ready to spread some darkness with this awesome costume idea this Halloween.

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20. Maleficient

The character of the evil fairy Maleficent is another perfect Halloween costume idea with her two big horns giving her a scary look overall.

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21. Snow White

If you want an elegant and sophisticated look for your Halloween costume, then you can opt for the character of Snow White. With her vibrant color combination, you will stand out in the crowd.

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22. Be the Pizza You Wanted!

Well, Halloween is all about getting creative and we think you can try out the pizza costume and hand out pizzas to everyone. Now, who does not love free pizza?

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23. Thomas Shelby

Now if you are a big fan of Peaky Blinder's then you can definitely try out the character of Thomas Shelby. With his classic 80s British look, we think you can blend in well with the Halloween costume celebrations.

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24. POPEYE

Everyone might have a fair memory of who Popeye was right? Gaining superhuman powers after having a can of spinach is another perfect Halloween costume idea for your workplace.

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25. Money Heist

The Spanish Netflix series Money Heist, which gained fame in recent times is another great option for your Halloween costume ideas. You can choose to be any one of the characters and gear up to heist a bank.

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26. The Nun

If you are more inclined to become a spooky character, then you can opt for The Nun and add your own creativity to become even scarier.

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27. SHERLOCK HOLMES

The famous detective from London is a great Halloween costume idea with its classic 80s appearance. His unique hat, pipe, and magnifying glasses give him his own identity.

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28. White Walker

If you are a big fan of Game of Thrones, then we think you should definitely go for the character of White Walker. With its evil appearance, it is the perfect costume for workplace Halloween celebrations.

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29. Thor

Marvel fanatics, this one is for you. The Lord of Thunder is as good as any Halloween costume and you can definitely try it out by adding your own touch of creativity.

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30. Jack-O-Lantern

It doesn’t get easier than this. Be the Jack-O-Lantern this Halloween and keep the spirit high of the festival. All you need is an orange dress, a felt, and a matching beret.

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31. Astronaut

Well, some people are fans of space, and the universe, and dreamt of becoming an astronaut. If that is the case then the astronaut costume is something your employees can try out for Halloween.

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32. Han Solo

Han Solo, from the famous cult classic movie Star Wars, is a perfect Halloween costume idea for the workplace with its simple yet retro look.

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33. Ghostbusters

If you are a group of four, then we recommend you dress up as the famous Ghostbusters to stand out among the crowd on Halloween.

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34. The Cast of Friends

Another perfect group Halloween costume idea for your workplace is to dress up as the cast of F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Your group can choose any character or assign characters according to their traits and make a showstopping entry.

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35. Characters from Squid Game

The famous Korean drama is yet another great costume idea that we could not leave out from the list. All you need to do is get a black mask and a red outfit or a green one if you want to resemble the participants of the show.

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Summing it Up!

The above-mentioned list is just to get you started for Halloween. But there are a plethora of characters that can choose from and make Halloween engaging in your workplace.

Mrinmoy Rabha is a content writer and digital marketer at Vantage Circle. He is an avid follower of football and passionate about singing. For any related queries, contact editor@vantagecircle.com