Ten Last-Minute Costumes for Halloween Night 2013
You might've gotten your costume party on this weekend, but let's not forget Halloween is still a couple of days away. For those of you who missed out on last weekend's debauchery, are total procrastinators, or maybe just don't want to be seen on Facebook in the same getup twice, this list of quick and topical costumes is just the thing to give you one last night of character-driven fun. Some entries are obscure, others require little more than a trip to Michael's and some acting, but all are doable in the next day and a half or so.
(Also, possible spoilers ahead. Because topical TV shows and all that.)
Leave the elaborate cosplay for the convention circuit. These outfits are for the short on time and cash.
10. Lydia (Breaking Bad)
Let's face it. We still haven't gotten over our dearly departed Sunday-night meth drama. At the same time, everyone and their mother will be running around in yellow hazmat suits and porkpie hats. Yawn. What's a Breaking Bad fan to do? Go as the ever-neurotic and underrated Lydia. Just find a coordinating suit jacket and skirt, slap on a pair of giant glasses, and hold a cup of tea in paranoid terror.
Bonus [SPOILERS]: Up the ante by finding the Walter White at the party and have him put Stevia in your tea. End up on the couch, not feeling so well.
9. Grumpy Cat
Know Your Meme I bought a last-minute Halloween costume once. It was awful.
Grumpy Cat's real name is Tardar Sauce, and she's apparently way sweeter than her countenance would suggest. No one else needs to know that. A perfect costume for the fan of internet memes or the antisocial, Grumpy Cat simply needs some makeup to create her trademark moody face patches, a pair of ears, and a perma-frown.