Stumped For A Costume?

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Vampire
A vampire is a Halloween classic. A pale face, sunken eyes, fangs and fake blood make the costume complete. Add a black cape for the old-school look or wear whatever you like for the more current 'Twilight' and 'True Blood' inspired vamp.
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Reporter
Love WCCO-TV? Well be inspired by the reporter ensemble -- complete with suit, press badge, camera, tape recorder (if you are a newspaper reporter) or bring a friend with a tripod and camera as your tag-along photographer.
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Tom Sawyer And Huck Finn
A simple costume for simple times -- straw hat, overalls rolled up to the calf and a paint brush.
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Queen
What little girl doesn't own a crown? You can make one yourself with construction paper if you are short on cash -- just add glitter and sparkles!
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Pirate
Arrgh Matey! No one will take your booty with a pirate patch and captain's hat.
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Graduate
An old graduation cap and rolled up piece of paper as a diploma can make you look like a graduate.
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Cowboy
As a cowboy, people will be saying 'Howdy' to your timeless costume.
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Flower Child
Let out your inner hippie and go as a flower child. No flowers? Pick up a bouquet and decorate your hair with buds and braids.
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Firefighter
A firefighter hat can be picked up at any party or dollar store. If you have a red jacket and rain boots you are all the way there.
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Cave Woman
Flintstones have nothing on you! Leopard print fabric can be fashioned into some cave woman gear. Frizz out your hair and you're all set.
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Ballerina
The movie 'Black Swan' showed the scary side of ballerinas. Grab a pair of toe shoes and a tutu, and a friend to wear the darker version and you're transformed into the terrifying dancer duet.
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Knight
The Renaissance is full of inspiring looks -- a knight, maiden, wench, jester and royalty.
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Egyptian
Cleopatra has been a Halloween classic since ... well ... costumes started being worn.
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Disco Pimp
You should be dancing! Grab a wig, big hat and glasses and you are transformed into a disco queen!
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Disco Man
Saturday Night Fever is the inspiration for this leisure-suit look. Don't forget to hustle.
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Construction Worker
Plaid shirt -- check. Hammer -- check. Hard hat -- check. You're now a construction worker!
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Clown
All this takes is some creative make-up and a red nose. Now you have to choose if you'll go the scary or happy clown route.
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Card Shark or Poker Champ
Dress in all black and carry a deck of cards and they'll never guess you're bluffing about this last-minute costume idea.
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Bumble Bee
Yellow is such a happy color -- and with just a bumble bee hat and flower-print dress -- you'll have all the party-goers buzzing.
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Businessman
The next Bill Gates or Dwight Schrute from 'The Office' -- you decide the kind of businessman you want to be.
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Baker
This costume is easy as pie. Raid your kitchen for an apron, rolling pin and a little flour to make it look like you've been baking all day.
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Free Style Costume
Dig through your house and use what you've got. Put on an old wig and you become Katy Perry or Lady Gaga. Get creative because sometimes the explanation is all you need to make a great costume.
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