Costumes with glasses

It’s Halloween time. You have one shot—at least until next year—of putting together the perfect costume.

So you need to wear glasses to go trick-or-treating or make an impression at at the office party?

Don’t be frightened. 

You can still slay October 31st without going blind! Even if you refuse to wear contacts, you need not sacrifice your eyesight for the sake of All Hallow’s Eve.

Epic costume ideas—starring your specs

I offer are no tired and cheesy Velma from Scooby Doo or Where’s Waldo? costumes. Instead, I’ve dug up some “trickalicious” ideas from Instagram for you…

Sadness from Inside Out

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I really BLUE it this time! Click the link in my profile to watch my new video inspired by Sadness from Inside Out 💙💙💙

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There’s nothing sad about this Disney Pixar-inspired Halloween costume! Rock your glasses with a blue wig, turtleneck sweater and, if you’re feeling brave, azure body paint for a cookie-cutter rendition of Sadness from Inside Out.

Arthur the Aardvark

Though you probably know Arthur from his fist meme, he used to star in his own television show. Throw it back to the 90s with a yellow sweater, white button-down and felt ears. (Make your own for brownie points with the costume judges!)

Edna Mode from The Incredibles

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Elastigirl’s supersuit is by GALBACHI?!!?! EXPLAIN YOURSELF #happyhalloween2018

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You heard the lady: “NO. CAPES.” Skip the dangerous superhero costumes (those airplane jets, though!) and go straight for everyone’s favorite supersuit designer, Edna Mode, in an all-black ensemble and oversized glasses.

Tina Belcher from Bob’s Burgers

It won’t take much acting to pull off a costume inspired by the eldest Belcher child! Like most of us, Tina Belcher is both socially awkward and obsessed with boy bands. So, go ahead and rock your favorite knee socks with a pleated skirt and blue tee this Halloween.

Napoleon Dynamite

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vote for me, and all your wildest dreams will come true.

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Vote for this costume and all your wildest dreams will come true. Warm up your dance moves for this Halloween costume inspired by Jon Heder’s titular character in Napoleon Dynamite. All you need is a “Vote for Pedro” tee (which you can buy on Amazon for under $20), curly blond wig and an open-mouthed stare.

Barb from Stranger Things


What better way to get #JusticeforBarb than to emulate the goddess herself? If you thought Barb was the most underrated character in Stranger Things (and rightly so), then you’ve found the perfect Halloween costume for you and your glasses.

Just button-up in a collared flannel shirt and lug around an old textbook for an easy look that will earn you an A.

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Written by Haley Fritz
Haley is the founder of Millennial Pink Media and former content and social media manager for Organic Spa Media. She's a dog lover, online advocate and blogger who is passionate about women's health.