Don’t look now, but Halloween is right around the corner.

You start getting invites surrounding the spooky holiday, and you’re sweating because you haven’t picked anything to wear. You scour Pinterest with the hope that something speaks to you. You’re frustrated because the costume you’re not really sure will even be your costume isn’t Amazon Prime-eligible, and Halloween is tomorrow. You’re in awe at all the creative, elaborate costumes you see on your timeline and wonder how someone could be so proactive in the planning of this year’s look. If any of this sounds like you, here are a few ideas on how to turn miscellaneous accessories into a somewhat decent costume.

If you somehow have a chain of sorts, you can be…

One of an assortment of rappers. Jay-Z has sported several Cuban link chains. Dress in any kind of minimal clothing and maybe add a cigar, or a more economical Black & Mild.

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Or 50 Cent


Soulja Boy would be exciting. Get your clothes three sizes up for good measure.

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If you have round glasses, you can be…

John Lennon. Groovy.


If you have brightly colored shorts, you can be…

Tyler, The Creator… The thrift store is a great place to find funky prints and bright colors Tyler is known for.


If you have a pair of original Timberlands, you can be…

Numbuh 1 from Codename: Kids Next Door.

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Or if you have a red fitted cap, Numbuh 5 is an easy one.

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Pretty much all of the characters from the Cartoon Network show have easily duplicable outfits.

If you have a wide brown leather belt, you can be…

Miss Trunchbull from Matilda

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If you have a long sleeve black t-shirt, you can be…

Kim Possible

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If you have a white tank top, you can be…

Regina George when Janis Ian cut holes in her shirt.


Or Damian if you have a blue hoodie.


If you haven’t begun to think about your options for a Halloween costume, keep hope alive and use your imagination.