40 Halloween Costume Ideas for Brown Girls

Halloween is coming up very soon. Are you dressing up? Will you be going to a costume party this year? Well, I hope so. I enjoy playing dress up for Halloween. Here are just a few photos of my past costumes.

Dressed as Cleopatra 


 

Dressed as a dark fairy, but I may look more like I'm ready for Carnival in this photo!

This year I haven't yet decided what I'll dress up as. If you haven't decided yet either and you're also a brown-skinned girl, then this post may help. I've listed some options and included examples from various folks across YouTube that have successfully pulled off the looks.

First, let's outline a few options ...

No Color Barrier Costumes...

1. Beautiful Angel

 

2. Mummy


3. Black Swan


4. Skeleton/Half Skull




5. Genie


6. Seductive Vampire


7. Dark Fairy/Oracle/Enchantress



8. Zombie


9. Lioness


10. Burlesque Dancer/Dancer


11. Sexy Cat


12. Mermaid



Celebrity Looks (Past and Present)

13. Rihanna, Disturbia Music Video


14. Aaliyah


15. Diana Ross


16. Sza, Love Galore Look


17. Beyoncé


18. Janet Jackson


19. Cardi B.


20. Lil Kim


21. Josephine Baker


TV/Movie Characters 

22. Jessica Rabbit



23. Olivia Pope from Scandal


24. Michonne from the Walking Dead


25. Cookie from Empire


26. Foxy Cleopatra


27. Storm from X-Men



28. Justice, Poetic Justice


29. Niobe, The Matrix Reloaded


30. Wonder Woman


Disney Characters/Cartoons 

31. Princess Tiana


32.  Pocahontas


33. The Gypsy Esmeralda


34. Penny Proud


35. Susie Carmichael, Rugrats 



36. Betty Boop

Historical Figures 

37. Queen Nefertiti


38. Egyptian Queen/Cleopatra


39. Rosie the Riveteer 


Lastly, A Random Glam Look

40. Black Barbie 



And that finishes up my list. Of course, there are plenty of other Halloween looks possible, but I limited myself to 40 so I wouldn't go too overboard!

Please comment below if this is helpful in your search for the perfect Halloween look.

Do you plan to dress up as any of these this year?


Happy Costume Hunting,
Jess

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