The Key Ingredient For These Halloween Costumes Is Sitting in Your T-Shirt Drawer

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Whether you are looking to spend very little, want a costume that's easy, or are known to wait until the last possible minute, there's one item that'll solve all your Halloween woes: a striped shirt.

Not only is this versatile piece a must have in any fashion girl's closet — it knows no season! — there are also plenty of Halloween looks you can create around the stylish staple. Read on for a list of 22, from spooky to Disney to downright hilarious, and know this is one costume you'll 100 percent rewear long after the day is done.

A Prisoner

What Else You'll Need: An "inmate number" to stick on or hang over your shirt.

A Burglar

What Else You'll Need: A face mask (or dark eye makeup), black gloves, and a money bag.

A Mime

What Else You'll Need: White face paint and black pants.

A Sailor

What Else You'll Need: A sailor hat.

A '50s Pin-Up

What Else You'll Need: A full skirt and pumps.

A Vintage Barbie Doll

What Else You'll Need: Hoop earrings and white sunglasses.

Beetlejuice

What Else You'll Need: White face paint and dark eye makeup.

A French Girl

What Else You'll Need: A beret and possibly a red scarf.

Agnes From Despicable Me

What Else You'll Need: Overalls and a red scrunchie.

The Hamburglar

What Else You'll Need: A cape, a wide-brimmed hat, and a hamburger-printed tie. (A real hamburger is optional but might make a nice snack.)

Smee From Peter Pan

What Else You'll Need: A red beanie.

A Referee

What Else You'll Need: Black shorts and knee-high socks.

Taylor Swift

What Else You'll Need: Red pants, red sunglasses, and red lipstick.

A Pirate

What Else You'll Need: A scarf or bandana to tie around your head, hoops, and possibly an eye patch.

Pugsley Addams

What Else You'll Need: A pair of black pants and a friend dressed as Wednesday Addams.

A Ringleader

What Else You'll Need: A red jacket, white gloves, a top hat, and black boots.

Margot Tenenbaum

What Else You'll Need: A furry coat and a hair clip.

Chucky

What Else You'll Need: Overalls and drawn-on stitches and scratch marks.

Angelica Pickles From Rugrats

What Else You'll Need: A purple dress, pigtails, and a Cynthia doll.

French Kiss

What Else You'll Need: A beret and white and black KISS-like face paint.