10/14/2013 12:02 pm ET Updated Sep 23, 2016

19 Halloween Costume Ideas That Are Actually Clever

Stuck on what to be for Halloween this year? Let these 19 clever folks inspire you with their creative costume ideas.

  • 1 '50 Shades Of Grey'
    The best part? Paint samples are free!
  • 2 The Brawny Guy
    Attention men with red flannel shirts: you're just one paper towel purchase away from a great costume.
  • 3 Che Guevara T-Shirt
    This is the greatest thing we've seen since The Onion's "Che Guevara wearing a Che Guevara T-shirt" T-shirt.
  • 4 Bag Of 'Eminems'
    When in doubt, go with a pun.
  • 5 Grayscale Couple
    No Instagram filter required! Get the tutorial here.
  • 6 Nudist On Strike
    Last minute? Definitely, but it works.
  • 7 Super Tall Guy As Regular-Sized Guy On Stilts
    He's ridiculously tall and he's totally owning it.
  • 8 Every KISS Member At Once
    The hard part is deciding where to look while you're talking to this person.
  • 9 French Kiss
    Speaking of KISS, these two had an even better idea.
  • 10 Tapatío Hot Sauce
  • 11 Freudian Slip
    Who said pun costumes can't be sexy, too?
  • 12 A Penny
    Honest Abe would be pleased.
  • 13 YouTube Channel
    Even better? It's a PSYCHIC YouTube channel.
  • 14 Leg Lamp From 'A Christmas Story'
    Hands down, the most clever costume for people with one leg.
  • 15 Roller Coaster Riders
    These guys look like a lot of fun.
  • 16 Ginger Bread Man
    Gingers may or may not have souls, but they do have clever costumes.
  • 17 Guy In A Hurricane
    You, sir, are winning at this.
  • 18 ChatRoulette
    We have a feeling someone will "report inappropriate behavior" by the end of the night.
  • 19 Dunkin' Donuts
    Someone get these girls a sponsorship deal!


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