6 Easy Halloween Costume Ideas You Can Replicate With a Blunt Bob Wig
Are you someone who spends a month planning out your Halloween costume? Creative costumes are exciting to make, but they tend to also be a one-and-done deal, and for those of us with tight budgets, spending lots of money on one night's look isn't ideal. That's why it's always a good idea to opt for a costume that has versatility and to shop for pieces that can work with more than one costume, like a blunt bob wig ($20).
A wig is a super-convenient accessory to have around during the spooky season. Don't underestimate the number of costumes you can make with this simple hairstyle. If you're stumped on what to dress up as this year, we've rounded up six Halloween costume ideas you can wear with a short, shoulder-grazing bob haircut or wig, ahead.
— Additional reporting by Kalyn Womack
Blunt Bob Halloween Costume Idea: Edna Mode From The Incredibles
For one of the most iconic animated characters, Edna's look is absolutely achievable. Grab a long suit jacket or peacoat, a small red neck scarf, and a pair of round glasses. In just a few minutes, you've become the greatest supersuit designer of all time.
Blunt Bob Halloween Costume Idea: Velma From Scooby Doo
Another simple character to dress as with your bob wig is Velma. Her orange-and-red outfit is easy to replicate. Plus, the sweater is perfect for the fall weather — just don't forget the glasses.
Blunt Bob Halloween Costume Idea: Mia Wallace From Pulp Fiction
A hairstyle as noteworthy as the movie that launched it, Uma Thurman's Mia Wallace is a fast-talking wife of a gangster with a sleek bob and amazing style. Black cropped pants, a white button-down, and your wig are all you need to do the twist with Vincent Vega.
Blunt Bob Halloween Costume Idea: Tina From Bob's Burgers
The awkward eldest sibling of the Belcher children is a simple and recognizable costume choice. Find some bulky glasses, a blue shirt, and a denim skirt. One small hair clip will bring it all together. Fans of the show will spot you from a mile away.
Blunt Bob Halloween Costume Idea: Violet From Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Want to go blond? We've got you covered. With a blue tracksuit and some bubblegum, you can bring Violet to life. A bit of violet eyeshadow on your nose can mimic her allergic reaction to the blueberry-flavored piece of gum.
Blunt Bob Halloween Costume Idea: Beth Harmon From The Queen's Gambit
All you need to be the young chess prodigy for Halloween is a red wig styled in a short, curled bob. This hairstyle has become synonymous with Beth and will have people saying "checkmate" to you instantly. When it comes to the character's makeup, chances are what you already have in your collection of beauty products should do. She stays true to the '50s and '60s with her berry-red lipstick, dramatic black winged eyeliner, and natural brows.