When it comes to life's biggest wardrobe dilemmas — a relative's wedding, a job interview, running late after snoozing that alarm one too many times — your trusty LBD is always the best solution. So why should Halloween be any different? If you're not exactly willing to drop a ton of dough on a wear-once kind of costume (or are known to procrastinate until the very last minute), this staple can come in handy in more ways than one — and we've come up with 12.
Scroll through to see some chic and spooky ideas for this basic H&M dress ($50), then shop the pieces you'll need to finish it off. Phew — that was easy.