The 11 Best Halloween Costumes for Anyone Obsessed With Pop Culture

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Regardless of whether you prefer ready-made or DIY costumes, it’s always fun to dress up for Halloween! But when it comes to finding that perfect costume, it all depends on what makes you comfortable.

If you don’t really feel like dressing up, horror icons like Michael Myers, Jason, Ghostface from Scream, and even Squid Games masks are good options that won’t cost you very much money.

Need more variety? We’ve rounded up a collection of pop-culture Halloween costumes that you can have delivered in time for All Hallow’s Eve, and some that you can BOPIS (buy online and pick up in store).

From superheroes to anime, movie characters, and more, check below for a list of 11 of the coolest pop culture Halloween costumes for 2023. And for more Halloween content, be sure to read our lists of the best musician-inspired Halloween costumes and spooky decorations.

Wednesday Addams Costume


Wednesday Black Rave ‘N Dance Costume Dress



Super Mario Bros. Cosplay Sweatshirt

No muss, no fuss. This might be one of the easiest costumes you’ll find online. The hooded sweatshirt is available for different characters including Mario, Luigi, Toad and Donky Kong. The sweatshirts are come in S to 4X-Large. Click here for a larger selection of Mario Bros. costumes including Princess Peach.

The Little Mermaid Costume


Disney’s Little Mermaid Premium Ariel Mermaid Costume

$79.99 $99.99 20% off

Adult Cowgirl Costume

Buy: CICOCI Adult Cowgirl Costume Outfits 70s Disco 80s Outfit Women Girls Movie Halloween Costume Cosplay $39.99

Our list wouldn’t be complete without Barbie! Dress up as Barbie in the real world for Halloween.

Yellowstone Costumes

Spirit Halloween

Rip Wheeler Costume

Buy: RoleplayCos Court Rococo Baroque Marie Antoinette Ball Dresses 18th Century Victorian Dress Gowns Royal Women Costume (XL, Gold) $99.00

The regency era is having a renaissance! This lovely ball gown will help you make a grand entrance as Queen Charlotte. The custom gown comes in sizes XS-3X. Find more Bridgerton-esque looks like this Edwina costume at Amazon. You can also find costumes on Etsy and Nordstrom, or shop the Bridgerton collection at Bloomingdale’s.

Superhero Costumes: Spider-Man


Miles Morales Costume

$47.69 $52.99 10% off

Spirit Halloween

Naruto Costume

$37.49 $49.99 25% off

Winifred Sanderson Costume

Buy: Party City, Hocus Pocus Winifred Sanderson Halloween Costume for Women, Large/Extra Large, Dress with Attached Coat $50.00

Cast a spell this Halloween in a Hocus Pocus costume available as Winifred, Sarah, or Mary Sanderson (another great group costume idea). The Winifred costume pictured above only includes the floor length dress, the teeth, choker and wig are sold separately.

Encanto Costumes

Adult Mirabel 'Encanto' Halloween Costume

We don’t talk about Bruno! But we do talk about how to dress up as Encanto characters for Halloween. Choose from Bruno, Isabela, Antonio, Abuela Alma and other characters with costumes from Amazon, Spirit Halloween and shopDisney.

Star Wars Costumes


Ahsoka Costume

Buy: STAR WARS Adult Ahsoka Tano Costume, Halloween Costume for Women – Officially Licensed Medium $34.99

Transform into Ashoka in this jumpsuit complete with a waist belt, armbands and a fabric headpiece designed to look like Ashoka’s Togruta head-tails. Find additional Star Wars costumes here including a mandalorian, jedi and storm trooper.