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12 Of The Best Halloween Costumes For 2019

We’re all familiar with that late October realisation that you have a Halloween party around the corner and limited resources to put together a costume. Well, we’ve got you sorted. From Stranger Things to fat Thor – here are the best on-trend Halloween costumes for 2019 that you can make last minute.  1. Thor Get […]

We’re all familiar with that late October realisation that you have a Halloween party around the corner and limited resources to put together a costume.

Well, we’ve got you sorted. From Stranger Things to fat Thor – here are the best on-trend Halloween costumes for 2019 that you can make last minute. 

1. Thor

Get inspired by the biggest blockbuster of the year and unleash your inner ‘God of Thunder’.

Got a gut? Channel Thor after he’s let himself go in Endgame. Better yet, assemble your crew and defeat Thanos as a team.

What you’ll need:

  • Red cape
  • DIY armour – grey cardboard, scissors and glue
  • Black jeans and boots
  • Blonde wig
  • Thor’s hammer

OR

  • Retro cardigan
  • Dirty white t-shirt
  • Ray bans
  • Dreadlocked wig
  • Guitar 

2. Egg Boy

Quite possibly the biggest superstar of 2019, “egg boy” is the hero we didn’t know we needed. Equipt with nothing more than egg, this costume will have everyone cracking up.

What you’ll need:

  • White t-shirt
  • iPhone for filming
  • Egg

3. John Wick

Channel Keanu Reeve’s beloved brooding nature and dress up as one of popular culture’s best characters, John Wick. 

What you’ll need:

  • Black, middle-parted wig
  • Black suit
  • Cute dog
  • Gold coin

4. Stranger Things

Whether it’s Hopper, Steve Harrington, Billy, or the whole gang – Stranger Things has so many options for easy halloween costumes. 

What you’ll need:

  • Floral shirt and mo
  • Sailer get up and floppy locks
  • Surf life saving shorts and a mullet

5. Eshay Lad

An ‘Eshay’ is the Aussie equivalent of a “lad” or “chav” and while the look is easy to pull off you’ll need to work on your “gabber” dance moves.

What you’ll need:

  • Bent cap
  • Polo shirt – preferably an unaffordable brand
  • Short shorts
  • Bum bag
  • Nike Tns

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6. Bike rider and swoopy boi

No one’s safe in magpie season, so time to pull on the Lycra and pedal for your life. This is the ideal costume for a couple. 

What you’ll need:

Bike rider:

  • Lycra
  • Bike
  • Helmet with zip ties
  • Look of terror

Magpie:

  • Black and white clothing
  • Aggressive personality

7. Wallabies player

If you didn’t quite get the call up for the 1st XV Squad in Japan, this is your chance get behind our Wallabies and pull on the kit for yourself. Even better, gets some mates together and start your own backline.

What you’ll need:

  • Wallabies jersey
  • Footy shorts
  • Socks and boots
  • Headgear and mouth guard 
  • Participation medal

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8. 90s Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

The Rock’s turtleneck and bumbag combo is truly iconic, and replicating it is so dang easy.

What you’ll need:

  • Black turtleneck
  • Silver chain
  • Leather bum bag
  • Blue jeans
  • Leather belt

9. Incredible Hulk

This classic costume can make a relevant revival this year thanks to the final instalment of the Avengers franchise. While we all may feel like The Hulk on the squat rack, reality is you’re probably not 8ft tall, green and built like a bus…. But here’s the next best thing if you want to show off your gains.

What you’ll need:

  • Green body paint
  • Ripped white singlet 
  • Ripped purple shorts

10. Jake Peralta

From his casual detective attire to his stint in Florida – the many faces of Jake Peralta, Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s finest, make for easy Halloween costumes. But don’t you dare wear a tie (unless it’s around your waist). 

What you’ll need:

  • Leather jacket
  • Plaid shirt
  • Police badge 

11. Aquaman

Another cinematic option is Aquaman on land. 

What you’ll need:

  • Wet hair or long wig
  • Shirtless torso or leather vest
  • Rake
  • Black pants

12. Peaky Blinders

Rally the boys, don your most dapper suits and add a newsboy style cap to go as this iconic criminal gang. 

By Mens Health Staff

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