These ideas for easy men’s Halloween costumes will help you get dressed for the party faster than you get dressed for work. You don’t have time to make an ornate costume, but you can still be creative with the stuff you have at home!
Amazon’s Men’s Dark Knight Costume isn’t a fast easy Halloween costume for men that you can make at home. Unless your home is a lot different than mine. This store bought costume includes gauntlets, cape, boot covers and a chainmail cowl drape. The pants and toy sword aren’t included.
You may not have to buy this Halloween costume. Do you have anything at home that resembles a black vest and cape? Voila! You’re a Poorly Dressed Dark Knight. Below are more ideas for fast, easy men’s Halloween costumes you can make at home. Or, you can hop on over to my homemade Bob Marley Halloween costume blog post. I also threw in a couple of funny Halloween costumes for men on Amazon in case you decide to take the easy route…
Easy Mens’ Costumes for Halloween
Do you love food? (Who am I kidding, of course you do!) Here are some Halloween costume ideas that involve beef tacos and spaghetti: Food Costumes You Can Make at Home.
Cat Obedience Trainer
This is a funny and fast men’s Halloween costume – especially if you’re a cat owner!
It’s easier if you have a stuffed plush toy cat at home; open its mouth and sew it to the sleeve or neck of your shirt. It’s biting you – the “Attack Cat”! You’re the cat trainer, and you can even add blood and scratches all over your body.
Cat Obedience Trainer is a fast, easy men’s Halloween costume that you can make at home – but it may offend the cat lovers in the crowd.
Street Bum (“Homeless Person” in politically correct terms)
I’m updating this article on mens’ Halloween costumes, and actually haven’t looked at it in a few years. This first costume isn’t my favorite one! I’m working on my Master’s of Social Work at UBC, and have changed my mind about this Halloween costume. I no longer think that wearing filthy, ripped, stinky clothes is a good costume – especially if you carry booze in a brown paper bag. It’s a stereotype that isn’t funny, creative, or cute.
Are you into reading, writing, literature, or even book clubs? Here’s one of my most popular Halloween costume ideas: Book Character Costumes – Dress Up as a Literary Character.
Burned Out Office Worker (businessman, lawyer, social worker, etc)
Now this costume, I can get behind! I have no doubt I’ll be burned out as a social worker a year after I graduate. Making this mens’ Halloween costume will be faster and easier than getting a degree and losing your mind because of all the stress.
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Wear clothes you’ve burned, charred, or smoked. The best way to do this is have a bonfire and get CAREFULLY close to it, so you smell like smoke. You might even burn a hole or two in your clothes. Smudge your face, neck and hands with charcoal or black makeup. You’re officially burned out – you need a drink, my friend!
Turkish Tea Guy
In the photo is my husband Bruce, drinking tea with the locals in Turkey. How easy is this Halloween costume for men? White pants, a white man’s dress shirt, a red vest, and a red sash.
If your girlfriend or wife has scarves, sashes, or belts, you can wear them over your white pants and white dress shirt. Carry a serving tray (any tray from your kitchen), and some tea stuff. You’re a Turkish Tea Guy.
Blood Sucking Doctor
Here in Canada we have public health care, so we don’t pay our doctors. But I hear that you have to pay them in other parts of the world…do you ever feel like they’re sucking the life right out of you?
Wear a doctor’s coat or smock, and splatter red paint all over it. Put makeup on that makes you look like a vampire, complete with the vampire teeth, and wear a sign that says “Blood Sucking Doctor.” This Halloween costume is funnier if you actually are a doctor 🙂
The Patriotic Party Uncle Sam Costume is another possible men’s Halloween costume from Amazon (unless you happen to have a red and white striped pants, a blue dress suit, and a red and white striped hat at home).
The store bought Uncle Sam Halloween costume includes hat, bow tie, jacket and pants. The reds are bold, the blues are deep, and the American pride is white and crisp.
Dress Up as a She
Here’s a final Halloween costume idea for men: dress up as a woman. It’s not the most creative Halloween costume for me, but that’s what happens when you wait until the last minute, dude.
I have more Halloween costume ideas that are just as fast and easy as the ones above: Men’s Homemade Halloween Costume Ideas – Starting With Bob Marley.
If you have any tips for fast, easy Halloween costumes for men, please comment below…
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