Costume Ideas Based On Your Favorite Memes

DIY Meme Costume Collage

 

Memes weren't even "a thing" a few years ago, but now they're some of the most beloved and shared content on the internet. The fact that these fun little pictures and sayings get everyone talking ONline, means that if you dress as a popular meme for Halloween, you'll have everyone talking OFFline! Here are 10 DIY costumes that will definitely help your Halloween celebration "go viral!"

 

1. Dos Equis Most Interesting Man

Most Interesting Man Meme

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Every man inherently thinks they're the most interesting man, but statistically that's impossible. At least if you dress as the Dos Equis "Most Interesting Man In The World," you'll come close (and have built in one-liners all night)! Here's what we put together:

 

most interesting man costume

I don't always wear a costume, but when I do...

 

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DIY Most Interesting Man Costume

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2. Gersberms Girl

Ermagerd Girl Meme
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Who hasn't gotten super stinkin' excited about Goosebumps books?! Especially the choose your own adventure ones! If you want to recapture your socially awkward youth (which you have hopefully subsequently grown out of), then going as "Ermahgerd Girl" this Halloween is a great choice. Here's our take on it:

 

DIY Ermagerd Girl Costume

 

For the "books," we simply printed out pictures of Goosebumps book covers and taped them to the front of old VHS cases. Note: This is because it added to the fun DIY element, not because people who work here don't own Goosebumps books. Trust us.

ALSO, if you choose this costume you must try this "Ermahgerd Translator!" It transforms ordinary language erntr merm sperk (into meme speak).

 

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DIY Gersbermps Girl Costume

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3. Success Kid

Success Kid Meme

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That look says it all. We heard the kid is actually making that face because he just defiantly ate a fistful of sand, but this image has since come to symbolize domination. This can apply to a moment in your personal life, your professional life, and definitely in your Halloween costume life. Here's ours:

 

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diy success kid costume

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This costume looks so spot-on because we made the head using our custom mask creator! From there all we needed to do was toss on a white baseball style t-shirt with green sleeves. SUCCESS. 

 

 

4. Overly Attached Girlfriend

Overly Attached girlfriend meme

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Those...eyes...can't...escape...the crazy stare. Seriously, though, how fun would it be to go around creeping everyone out all Hallow's Eve simply by throwing on this facial expression and a t-shirt? Haven't mastered the creepy overly-attached stare? Don't worry. There's an app for that. Errr...a mask creator for that:

 

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overly attached girlfriend costume

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5. Nyan Cat

Nyan Cat Meme

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You know when a person is a little shallow, but they're super cute, so you let it slide? Nyan cat is the meme equivalent of this phenomenon. The lyrics may not be philosophical ( "Meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow," on repeat for 3.5 minutes) but gosh DARNIT is that thing adorable.

 

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6. Socially Awkward Penguin

socially awkward penguin meme

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Socially awkward penguin is so endearing. Perhaps it's because he's cute, but more likely it's becase we can all identify with a few of his awkward moments. A great way to wriggle out of any awkward Halloween moment, would be to dress as the Socially Awkward Penguin - get out of jail   awkward free pass!

 

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Awkward Penguin Costume

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7. Condescending Wonka

Condescending Wonka Meme

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Mr. Wonka has been cooped up in the chocolate factory too long and forgotten social niceties, and we LOVE it! This costume would give you a great excuse to be able to make fun of lesser costumes all night, with a smart/sophisticated air about you. "Oh, you got your costume at a thrift store? It looks like it."

 

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DIY Condescending Wonka Costume

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8. Grumpy Cat

Grumpy Cat meme

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You KNOW you have made it as a meme, when your status goes from "ordinary household cat," to a trademarked character! Every Halloween party needs a token "miser," so all in good fun, this year it can be you! Who knows, you may even "no, no, no" your way to costume contest victory! (Especially if you go the extra mile and use our cat makeup kit.)

 

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DIY Grumpy Cat Costume Idea

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9. Fry Meme

Fry Not Sure If Meme

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Futurama aired its series finale this year, so a great way to pay a fitting tribute to this smart and witty show is to go as the Fry "not sure if..." meme. The best part is, it's super easy! Simply snag one of our officially licensed Futurama Fry costumes and SQUINT!

 

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10. Rage Face Guy

 

Rage Face Guy Meme

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Woah. It would be WAY too painful to maintain a face that looked anything like that for any significant period of time. Thankfully, there's no need! You can have all the dramatic and hilarious impact of this angry little MS Paint character with none of the face-contortion effort! GETTTT OOONNEEEEEEEE!

 

rage face meme mask

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Bonus: Mashup!

Of course this list is not limited by dressing as only ONE meme...you can always mashup your two favorites...

 

Gersbermps most interesting meme mashup

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Aleksandra Sobic

Aleksandra is HalloweenCostumes.com’s brand manager and senior Mario consultant. She believes that her stature, hair, passion for pink, and reverence of cake, make her the ideal candidate to play Princess Peach on Broadway. Some additional interests include crafting, wine, correcting people’s grammar, and brainstorming ways to make sexy costume representations of typically un-sexy pop culture characters. Donkey Kong was a breeze but Jabba the Hutt is proving formidable.


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