These ideas for teen costumes for Halloween aren’t your typical Lady Gaga or Twilight costumes. Get original! Original doesn’t mean dressing up like a movie star, pop singer, or even a Harry Potter book character. It’s about being creative and original – about finding ideas that most people wouldn’t even think of.
The Zombie School Girl Halloween Costume may not be the most creative teen costume idea, but it’s creepy! And that’s what Halloween is all about. If you buy it from Amazon it includes the tartan skirt, tartan jacket, mock shirt and tie. If you make it yourself – and this is an easy teen girl Halloween costume to make at home, especially if you go to private school – you only need to sacrifice a few clothes.
Not all of these teen girl Halloween costume ideas are this gory or shocking! These costumes range from “What are little girls made of?” to the Alice in Wonderland’s Mad Hatter. They’re a slightly more edgy than my Girls Halloween Costume Ideas.
“It’s said that All Hallows’ Eve is one of the nights when the veil between the worlds is thin – and whether you believe in such things or not, those roaming spirits probably believe in you, or at least acknowledge your existence, considering that it used to be their own.” – Erin Morgenstern.
Even the air feels different on Halloween, autumn-crisp and bright.
Teen Girl Halloween Costume Ideas
These teen costume ideas aren’t your traditional witches, princesses, or ghosts. They’re a little more unique — and they’d probably be good for guys’ Halloween costumes, too.
I mixed homemade Halloween costume ideas with links to ones you can buy on Amazon, in case you want to do a little online shopping…
The Lightning Victim costume is similar to the Zombie teen girl Halloween costume. You can wear anything you’d like to be a Lightning Victim: pajamas, a school uniform, a prom dress, a cheerleader’s outfit, your McDonald’s work outfit, etc.
The idea is the same, no matter what outfit you wear. Take that outfit – or old clothes, cut out some holes, then carefully burn the edges. Tease your hair so it sticks straight up and out and messy, smudge your face and any exposed skin with black make-up. You’ve been struck by lightening, so you can stagger and slur all night long (but don’t drink alcohol!).
Mad Hatter Halloween Costume for Teens
The Teen Mad Hatter Costume on Amazon includes a tailcoat jacket with attached faux vest, high-waisted skirt with attached pettiskirt, glovelettes, spat shoe covers, bow tie, and hat. The teacup and shoes aren’t included.
Did you know the Mad Hatter is from Alice in Wonderland? If you love reading, check out this article: Literature and Book Character Costumes for Halloween.
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Wear a cinnamon-coloured body suit, and attach spice labels all over your body. Oregano (no wait that’s an herb), pepper, steak seasoning, Indian spices, etc – I bet your mom has tons of spices in your kitchen.
Your friends won’t be wearing this type of Spice Girl costume at the Halloween party!
Roman Teen Goddess Halloween Costume
The Roman Empress Costume for Women is perfect for teenagers who recently studied the Roman Empire or Greek Mythology! This is an Amazon costume includes a two tone pull over Roman/Greek Style dress with black and gold ribbon at the waist and the bottom of the dress.
Also included are the black and gold armbands and pins to attach the dress at your shoulders.
Dress like a doll or princess. You could wear a cute girls’ dress, Mary Jane shoes, white kid gloves, pigtails, rosy cheeks and fake eyelashes.
Make a key out of a piece of cardboard, and paint it with silver paint. Attach it to your back, so it sticks out of the back of your dress. This isn’t a teen girl Halloween costume you’ll find others wearing.
Eve – a Homemade Halloween Costume for Teens
Here’s a costume idea from a reader who commented on Going to a Costume Party? 11 Creative Ideas From Your Closet:
Last year I was Eve of the “Adam and Eve” in the Bible. I went to Michael’s and bought a ton of fake green leaves and a plastic apple. I cut all the leaves from the fake branches and hand-stitched them onto a strapless bra and a pair of seamless panties. It only took about two hours to make.
Car Hop Waitress
If you’re a teen girl, you haven’t lived through the 1950s – but you may have heard of the era! The Car Hop Girl Halloween Costume is a throwback to the days of malt stops and milkshakes. After school the teenagers went to a soda shop or diner, like Arnold’s in Happy Days. They hung out like teens do today – but without malls, computers, stereos, videogames, cell phones or texting.
A teen girl Halloween costume from the fifties is definitely a vintage idea. Instead of getting a new fifties costume from Amazon or another online store, consider going to a thrift store or a vintage shop. Those are the best places to get Halloween costumes and ideas!
Are you round, like a peach? Read 11 Halloween Costume Ideas for Plus Size Women.
I welcome your thoughts on these teen girl Halloween costume ideas….