Did you see the prices on the rack with the Halloween costumes? The sign that made you stir there says sale in big letters and 50% off. Looking at the tags you think it is a joke as they still cost $25 to $40.
Costumes that look like one-way clothes, badly sewn together, looking like they are the first piece of the new seamstress in training who never had sewn before. Do I have to mention that the fabric is so shiny that it will highlight every lump and bump? The darts for the breasts would not even be a fit for Diana the Goddess of hunting. You are probably right that you could do that for half the price and better when you had the time to look for fabric, and do the sewing.
Here are some further examples of Halloween costumes that I made by shopping my closet, re-purposing items and DIY. Get inspired and have fun creating your low cost outfit for Halloween.
I hope this post inspired you and gave you some ideas what to wear for Halloween without spending (too much) money for a costume.
Happy Halloween and celebrate responsibly.
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