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23 easy Halloween costume ideas for women: From the Addams Family to fallen angels

Funny, sexy or scary, we've got you covered this spooky season

When it comes to choosing a Halloween costume, you probably sit firmly in one of two camps, funny or sexy, with a bit of scary thrown in. Either way, most of us have attempted a homemade costume with tragic results (guilty), so we've searched the internet to find all of the best costumes and accessories you can shop online for an outfit you'll love that requires minimal effort.

The last few Halloweens have been affected by lockdowns, so don't miss out this time. Here are the best easy Halloween costume ideas for adults to shop in 2022...

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Halloween angel costumes

Adding angel wings and a halo to that little white dress you've been wanting to wear is an easy and cute Halloween costume. Or let Amazon do all of the hard work for you with one of their angel costumes, complete with a dress and accessories. To make it more Halloween-appropriate, go as a fallen angel in all black.

Faux feather halo, £4.80/$4.80, Boohoo

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Extra large feather angel wings, £28.80/$58, Pretty Little Thing

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Boland angel wings, £14.65/$16.11, Amazon

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Smiffys angel costume, £29.99/$33.68, Amazon

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Fallen angel costume, £55.99, fancydress.com

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Black angel wings, £14.95/$15.95, Amazon

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Halloween devil costumes

A devil costume can be sexy and scary, plus it's a great excuse to wear a bold red lip. If you want to go low-key you can just wear a pair of horns, or you could go all out with a red outfit complete with a cape.

 Devil horns, £14/$12, ASOS

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Smiffys devil costume, £20.99/$26.26, Amazon

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Red devil bodysuit costume, £12/$9.50, Pretty Little Thing

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Halloween vampire costumes

Wear a black lace dress with fangs or choose from one of these ready-made costumes to be a vampire this Halloween. Fake blood is essential.

Deluxe vampire Halloween costume, £44.99, fancydress.com

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Women's gothic corset dress, £40.99/$55.30, Amazon

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Fright Fest fake blood, £3.96/$8.28, Amazon

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Halloween bunny costumes

Bunny, cat and mice (duh!) costumes aren't very scary but they're still classic choices for Halloween. If anyone asks, you're Frank from Donnie Darko. 

Black lace bunny ears, £16.99, ASOS

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Sexy Bardot rabbit costume, £21/$29, Pretty Little Thing

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Red bunny mask, £4.50/$5, Pretty Little Thing

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The Addams Family costumes

If you live by the words of Wednesday Addams "I'll stop wearing black when they make a darker colour", she's the perfect Halloween costume for you. Best known for the 90s remake, Wednesday and Morticia from The Addams Family both have easy outfits to recreateAdd a collar to a black mini dress for Wednesday or go for a wide-sleeved maxi for Morticia. There are lots of ready-made costumes online, too.

Wednesday Addams dress, £28.99/$28.99, Amazon

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Black lace up chunky cleated biker boots, £42.99, New Look

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Smiffys immortal soul costume, from £23.99/$21.27, Amazon

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Harley Quinn costumes

Harley Quinn from Suicide Squad is still one of the most popular Halloween costumes. Hot pants, face paint, pigtails - what's not to love?

Rubie's Official DC Harley Quinn costume, from £34.99/$39.41, Amazon

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Rubie's Official DC Harley Quinn inflatable baseball bat, £4.99/$17.99, Amazon

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Harley Quinn movie costume, £60.99, fancydress.com

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Halloween alien costume

Looking for a costume that will make everyone laugh? This alien outfit is the ultimate minimum effort maximum impact purchase.

FunClothing inflatable alien costume, £30.99/$32.99, Amazon

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Halloween clown costumes

Or if you want to genuinely scare a few people, this Pennywise costumes should do it.

Pennywise costume, £65.99, fancydress.com

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