Back in the old days, Halloween costumes were worn so ghosts and spirits would think you were 'one of them' and not bother trying to haunt you. If you think that's clever, then bear in mind that without the best Halloween costume, the same spirits and ghosts would have likely brought you back with them to the underworld in a hunt for fresh meat. So basically, the saying about necessity being the mother of invention comes to play hugely when talking about the first Halloween costume ideas.
These days, however, costume ideas have morphed into anything and everything you could imagine, and are as likely to be 'sexy' as they are scary. Are you still looking for last minute inspiration before your Halloween party? Well, these creative Halloween costume ideas, compiled in a list by Bored Panda, are seriously ingenious, and you probably won't have time to pull them off. The ideas though... They show you that if you think outside of the box and are smart about it, the possibilities are literally endless! So get scrolling and start thinking about your own DIY Halloween costume!