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60 Amazing Halloween Costumes for College Guys-The Complete 2021 Guide

While it may be over six months until Halloween, it is never too early to plan your costumes with these 60 college Halloween costumes for guys.

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It may be over six months until Halloween, but it is never too early to plan your costumes. Luckily, I’ve got you covered with 60 college Halloween costumes for guys ranging from the most popular to even last-minute costume ideas. Now, before you continue reading, I suggest that you save this article somewhere, just in case you decide to go the last-minute route.

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1. Tiger King

Tiger King was the most popular Netflix Documentary during the first half of quarantine and who doesn’t love the wacky personality of Joe Exotic? The Tiger King was one of the most popular Halloween costumes last year, even during a global pandemic. All you truly need to pull off Joe Exotic is a terrible tiger print button-up long sleeve and the embodiment of Joe Exotic, (though one person can pull off the Tiger King and that is Joe Exotic).

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2. Dwight Schrute from The Office 

Look, I do not think that I am the only one who loves The Office and Dwight Schrute who is well known to be the Assistant to the Regional Manager of Dunder Mifflin and part owner of Schrute Farms. Dwight Schrute is a perfect college Halloween costume guys! To pull off the mysterious Dwight, all you need is a button-up short sleeve in a terrible shade of mustard yellow, dark brown pants , and a matching ugly mustard yellow tie.

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3. Johnny Rose from Schitt’s Creek

Schitt’s Creek was one of the most popular television shows of 2020, and we were all disappointed to learn that its sixth season would be its last. The show is filled with so many memorable characters that anyone can dress up as come next Halloween, including—you guessed it—Johnny Rose. All you truly need is some pronounced eyebrows, and if you weren’t born with them, that is totally fine! Either color them in with a marker or buy some really poofy eyebrows to truly conquer the look. Do not forget a nice suit and high hopes, as the man is all about principle and morals, or you will end up back at the Rosebud Hotel.

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4. Deadpool

Deadpool has truly earned his place in the cultural psyche, and there is no better time to take advantage of this fact! This form-fitting Deadpool costume will surely make you the center of any conversation, like the series itself. It’s the best costume for any college guy trying to make a statement next Halloween, especially in preparation for the third installment of such a great franchise.

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5. Bob Ross

There is nothing more iconic than Bob Ross and his hair and beard. Oh, and let’s not forget his soothing voice as he teaches all wannabe artists the joy of painting. If Bob Ross is your next idea for a college Halloween costume, then look no further, as Amazon has you covered with his signature look. All you truly need is some dad jeans to pull off the look.

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6. Borat

2006’s and 2021’s films from the Borat franchise feature the outrageous situations that Borat himself encounters as he visits America to tell the world how great the United States is. All you truly need to pull off this curious traveler is a black curly wig and a moustache. Also, don’t forget the cheap blue suit he wears to make himself look professional while he is out and about working on his film.

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7. Walter White from Breaking Bad

Breaking Bad may have ended in 2013, but the show is still a major pop culture icon that has already spawned a Netflix sequel and epilogue with El Camino. There are many different ways to portray Walter White: Walter before his impending cancer diagnosis, Walter after his diagnosis, or Heisenberg. Honestly, I would go with the Heisenberg look, as it is truly a simple costume. All you will need is some wired glasses, a nice black brimmed fedora hat, and a goatee. When you go out on the town in this costume, everyone will know that you are the one that knocks.

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8. David Rose from Schitt’s Creek

I think I am in the minority when I say that David was my favorite character in Schitt’s Creek over Moira, and if you disagree that is okay. Either way, David Rose is a great character to dress up as when it comes to college Halloween costumes. All you truly need is a statement sweater with a bold or intricately beautiful design. Oh, and let’s not forget: make sure your hair and eyebrows are perfect, before you get ready to go out on the town.

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9. Where’s Waldo?

Where’s Waldo? has been in school and public libraries for over the last 30 years entertaining young children as they are challenged to find Waldo in the group. Waldo is easy to recognize in person as he dons his red-and-white-stripped shirt, bobble hat and glasses. However, I don’t think you will have an easy time spotting him at Halloween parties or in the multiple books that are published under the Where’s Waldo? title.

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10. Forrest Gump 

Forrest Gump is one of my most favorite movies growing up as I would pretty much watch it every other week during the summer months. Now, if you loved the movie and also the book series then next Halloween is the time to dress up as Tom Hanks most lovable character. If life truly feels like a box of chocolates then you should definitely think about owning a Forrest Gump costume.

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Hot Halloween Costumes for Guys

11. Ron Swanson from Parks and Recreation 

If you are the type of guy who enjoys watching reruns of Parks and Recreation and you happen to burst into a smile the minute that Nick Offerman’s character appears, well then this costume is for you! Ron Swanson is truly a simple human who wants to avoid boring work and who knows the library is the source of pain and desires to craft all things he might use himself. This is a great college halloween costume guys! Especially, if you are a big fan of Ron Swanson.

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12. Ransom Drysdale from Knives Out

Ransom Drysdale, played by Chris Evans in Knives Out made waves back in late 2019 for how the actor played off the character’s signature sweater. Now, if you have never seen the hit mystery film, Ransom, is the main antagonist who conspired to murder his grandfather out of anger for him removing from his will and his sweater is a killer, if you know what I mean.

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13. Ricky Bobby from Talladega Night 

I’ll admit that I am not the biggest fan of Will Ferrell’s early works, such as, Talladega Nights, but the movie is truly a classic and a great costume for any college student. All you truly need is a simple race car driver outfit to pull off this look and don’t forget to act like Ricky Bobby himself.

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14. McLovin from Superbad

If you haven’t seen Superbad, then I am ashamed of you, but to explain, Fogell uses a fake ID to buy alcohol for a party. However, his ID is not too subtle, issued by the state of Hawaii to a man simply named McLovin. But on the upside, the fake ID makes a great accessory if you plan to dress up as the lovable McLovin next Halloween.

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15. James Bond

The name is Bond. James Bond. This James Bond costume is such an easy costume for any college Halloween costume! All you truly need is just a simple black tuxedo and some famous James Bond quotes memorized to pull off the look. Also, there are over 25 movies in the franchise, including the unreleased No Time To Die, so there is a lot of reference material, as you can go as any James Bond from any movie.

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16. Rick from Rick and Morty

Rick and Morty is truly our generation’s pop culture icon, as the show chronicles the adventures of the Smith household through multiple dimensions and Rick’s own flying car. This costume is definitely a hot Halloween costume for any guy who loves anything pop culture and who loves recreating the adventures and dare I say misadventures featured in the Emmy award winning show.

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17. Ed from Good Burger

I bet I am not the only one who remembers Ed from the 1997 classic Good Burger and reciting the classic line, “Welcome to the Good Burger. Home of the Good Burger. What can I get for you?” But, if you somehow have been living under a rock, the movie is about a dim-witted teenager and his new coworker trying to save their old burger joint from failing. This is a great costume for anyone who truly remembers the comedy and the signature duo of Ed and Dexter.

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18. The Black Panther

The blockbuster superhero film spawned some of the most popular get-ups for Halloween after it premiered in 2018 and as the sequel is in the works, it is time to relive defeating Killmonger and Thanos with this Black Panther costume. This is such a hot costume for the next Halloween season for any college guy!

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19. Jake from State Farm

“Uh, khakis.” That, in addition to a red polo shirt and a name tag, is all you truly need to pull off this costume. Now, people may not remember that phase back in the early 2010s, but they may assume that you are just a Target employee. Jake from State Farm has made a comeback in recent years as Jake was featured in a State Farm commercial with Drake, so it’s a no brainer to dress up like him this Halloween.

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20. Superman

Superman has appeared in countless comic books and even has his own movies and video games. Superman is the hero of all superheroes, and he is recognized by millions across the world. With this costume, you can swoop in from the skies and make a grand entry at any Halloween party.

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Easy & Lazy Halloween Costumes for Guys

21. Twister

Twister the game has entertained families for decades, as it is truly a game of physical skill that will tie you up in knots. Moreover, the game works as a quick cheap costume: all you need to do is attach some construction paper circles to a plain white shirt. Also, if you actually have Twister in your college dorm, then use the spinner to complete the ensemble.

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22. A Movie Theater Floor

I miss the movie theaters, and we all can relate to the moment when the lights turn back on, and we scramble out of the theater to go back to our cars. However, you would need to watch out for all of the trash that would be strewn on the floor, especially the spilled fountain drinks. All you truly need to pull off this college Halloween costume is just some movie theater candy to tape on a black shirt and black pants to recreate theater floors.

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23. Chip On Your Shoulder 

I love puns and I will be honest there will be a lot more pun themed costumes in this list, because it is such a cheap costume look to create. All you really need to replicate this look is some cardboard, a black shirt, bright yellow spray paint and a sense of humor to truly pull off this college Halloween costume!

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24. Identity Thief 

Have you ever seen the Melissa McCarthy movie, Identity Thief? It is an old one, I know, but this costume has nothing to do with that movie other than the name. All you need to be an identity thief next Halloween is just some name tags and a Sharpie. This costume involves so much creative freedom that you can come up with any name to fill up those name tags before you stick them onto your shirt. Just don’t forget those name tags!

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25. Pigs In A Blanket

I feel as if this is one of the easiest costumes that anyone can do. Get a blanket (it does not matter what color), pig ears, and a pig’s nose. A piggy tail is also a nice added touch.

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26. A Cactus

This costume is such a cheap costume to make, because you may already have all of the items you need. You will need a green sweater, and some dry macaroni to attach to it. Wear some brown pants or shorts to make yourself look like a potted cactus.

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27. Hanging Chad

So not everyone knows what a hanging chad is, unless you are a big fan of How I Met Your Mother or you are a big political science nerd who knows about the controversy that surrounded the 2000 Presidential Election. This costume can be easily made with a white poster board designed like a ballot and some yarn to hang around your neck, just like Ted in How I Met Your Mother. 

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28. Stick Figure 

Do you already have a white ensemble? If so, buy some black electrical tape and some paper plates to use to create a face and become a stick figure! It is truly the cheapest costume that money can buy and the easiest costume to make.

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29. Brawny Man 

I think we all remember the old Brawny paper towel commercials that featured a lumberjack- looking man narrating the advertisement. This costume is an easy look to accomplish as all you truly need is a beard (and if you don’t have one, I suggest growing one or buying a fake beard) along with a red flannel that can be easily found on Amazon.

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30. Life Gives You Lemons 

I have said before that I love puns and weird sayings, such as, the phrase: “when life gives you lemons.” This costume is such a cheap costume as it involves just a simple white shirt that you can just write “Life” in sharpie while you carry some lemons around to make the phrase come to life.

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31. Ace Ventura 

You can become the world’s greatest pet detective next Halloween by dressing up as Ace Ventura. Figure out all kinds of animal mysteries, chase after lost parrots, endangered rhinos, or somehow get caught up in some bizarre NFL scandal. It is all in a day’s work for Ace Ventura, and you can definitely recreate the essence by dressing up as the pet detective himself. Although, please don’t wrap yourself into an NFL scandal.

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32. Harry Potter

If you have ever dreamed about becoming a full-fledged wizard, then you should definitely consider dressing up as Harry Potter next Halloween. With your Gryffindor robe and Harry Potter wand, you’ll look like you just took the train in from Hogwarts. Oh, and don’t forget to bring along a broom and golden snitch, in case anyone is playing Quidditch where you’re going.

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33. Dr. Anthony Fauci

I think we all knew a coronavirus-themed costume was coming! Everyone’s favorite doctor is sure to be the best college Halloween costume! The beauty of it is how easy it is to dress up as him. All you need is a regular doctor’s costume and then you can add glasses and a Dr. Fauci nametag to bring the ensemble together.

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34. The Mandalorian 

It truly isn’t Halloween unless someone is wearing a Star Wars costume, so it might not be a surprise if you’re the lucky person. But, make it the Mandalorian, as he is one of the newest characters from a galaxy far, far away. You can carry around a Baby Yoda doll for extra creativity.

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35. T. Rex

For years, you’ve lived in shame, knowing that you couldn’t achieve your childhood dream of being a Tyrannosaurus Rex. I’m sure that dream is shared by many adults and kids alike. Sure, no one thought you could do it. Sure, everyone called you crazy, but it was your dream and you can live out that dream with this costume!

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36. Mr. Peanut

Are you nuts about Planter’s peanuts and their mascot, Mr. Peanut? It’s okay if you are, because this costume will make you a showstopper at your next Halloween costume party, just like last year’s Planter’s Superbowl commercial where we saw Mr. Peanut die and resurrect himself.

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37. Indiana Jones

Who doesn’t love the Indiana Jones franchise and its multiple Lego sets? Because I surely do, and dressing up as Indiana is one of the easiest and laziest costumes to create, as all you truly need is a nice brown fedora, a whip and a nice khaki-colored ensemble. This is a great costume for any college Halloween party!

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38. Marty McFly 

Relive Marty McFly from Back to the Future driving Doc Brown’s DeLorean through the fabric of time, going on a date with your mom from the past, or seeing what your kids are up to 30 years in the future. All you really need to jumpstart your Back to the Future adventure is a jean jacket, plaid shirt and a puffer vest. Oh, and don’t forget the time machine designed by your eccentric scientist best friend.

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39. Pac-Man

Pac-Man is one of the longest-running and best-selling video game franchises in history, and Pac-Man himself remains one of the most recognizable video game characters in history. Everyone will definitely recognize your costume and will reminisce on their failed attempts to finish the game.

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40. Falling Dominoes 

I have been trying to find fun things you can do for Halloween costumes and I have fallen flat. Get it? Fallen flat, like falling dominoes. No, but seriously, get some friends and all dress the same, but with different numbers and go as a set. You and your friends can participate in a trust exercise where you all fall down, except no one is going to catch you.

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Last-Minute Halloween Costumes for Guys

41. Men In Black 

I think it is safe to say that we all have at least one black suit and tie laying around in our closets, so if you are looking for a last-minute college Halloween costume, this is the one for you. Especially if you are a big fan of the Men In Black series and you aspire to be Agent K or Agent J for next Halloween.

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42. Trader Joe’s Employee

All you need is a Hawaiian print shirt and some khakis to pull off this look, but beware that you may be mistaken as a Trader Joe’s employee if you decide to make a Trader Joe’s run in this outfit! This is a great college Halloween costume, as all you need can be found in your closet, especially if you are like me and love to wear Hawaiian shirts.

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43. Fifty Shades of Grey 

Okay, I’ll admit that I have never read any of the books or even watched any of the movies, but the jokes about the movies are more timeless than the series as a whole. If you are running out of time and you own either a black or gray shirt, just go to your local hardware store and hoard all of their gray paint chips. Another good idea is to count out exactly 50 paint chips that are different shades of gray and tape them onto your shirt, but it is all about how last minute you are.

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44. Baseball player 

I am a big baseball fan, but I am a bigger Atlanta Braves fan, and I don’t think that I’m the only one who owns a baseball jersey from my favorite player. If you’re waiting until the very last minute and you own a baseball jersey, then you are in luck as you can simply go as your favorite player.

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45. Breadwinner 

Are you the breadwinner of your college dorm or apartment? If not, that is totally fine, as you can still be a breadwinner this Halloween! Simply attach medals to your shirt, carry around a loaf of bread, and your work here is done. This is a simple and last-minute college Halloween costume guys that anyone will enjoy.

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46. A Ghost 

Now, this is a really last-minute Halloween costume idea, especially if you are expected to go out in less than an hour. All you really need is just a white bed sheet to pull off this super last-minute costume, and don’t feel bad if you go down this route as a lot of people do it, too.

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47. Error 404 

Have you ever tried to log onto an old page that you saved on your laptop and were greeted by an “Error 404” page? Well, you are not alone, as I think we have all been there to confront the blank white page with those two words. I am sure you will receive some laughs if you go and wear a white shirt with “Error 404” sharpied across your chest, because we have all been there.

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48. A Fork In The Road

I will not apologize for the abundant puns and sayings illustrated on these Halloween costumes, and you will need to accept it as I present you the “fork in the road” costume. All you truly need is a black shirt to be the road and some yellow duct tape that will be taped on the shirt to create the illusion that your shirt is actually a road. Lastly, for the final touch, you just have to either tape or hot glue on a fork to the shirt.

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49. Cereal Killer 

As college students, I feel as if it is not unusual to buy the cheap variety packs of cereal that the local grocery store or university dining hall offers. This college Halloween costume, in my opinion, one of the easiest costumes to pull off as all you need is some cereal boxes tape or hot glued to your shirt, and a plastic knife.

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50. A Lumberjack 

My university’s mascot is a lumberjack and this costume is a great last-minute idea for any college Halloween costume! Especially if your university’s mascot is also a lumberjack, and if you dress up as your school’s mascot, there is the possibility of being featured on their socials, so it is a win-win costume!

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51. Johnny Bravo 

You have to admit that Johnny Bravo is one cool dude, but he does live with his mom, he doesn’t have a job, and his best friend is Little Suzy from next door, so he isn’t really the coolest on paper. However, he does exude confidence and enjoys an awesome hairdo that many wish to have, so why not capitalize on that by dressing up as Johnny Bravo next Halloween?

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52. Mr. Clean

No, not that Yung Gravy Mr. Clean, but the most famous spokesman of cleaning products, besides the Brawny Man featured earlier on the list. Mr. Clean always demands absolute cleanliness from all of those around him, as his white shirt and pants are always shiny, like his bald head. All you need to pull off this last-minute look is a shiny bald head and everything white, especially the shoes. Don’t forget some Mr. Clean products to bring along with you to the next Halloween party.

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53. Beavis and Butthead 

If you are thinking about a funny and unique costume for Halloween, then you found the right one! There is nothing better than dressing up as two of the most celebrated idiots on television. Also, if you are looking for some added comic relief, you can also come as Beavis’s alter-ego, Cornholio! This show continues to have a cult following; plus, their costumes are super simple and affordable.

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54. Arthur 

The beloved aardvark, Arthur, has been entertaining children on PBS since the mid-1990s and the show has seen a recent rebirth in the last few years on the meme circuits. If you are planning on attending your next Halloween costume party as the classic book character, you just need to start with some fuzzy ears, red Converse, a dress shirt, and a yellow pullover sweater, and you have the look of a children’s storybook character.

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55. The Price is Right Contestant 

“Come on down!” The Price Is Right features a wide variety of games and contests with the basic challenge of guessing the prices of everyday retail items. The show has been an ultimate pop culture icon, due to the crazy costumes that many of the contestants and audience members wear with the hopes of being featured on the show. Oh, and did I mention how easy and last-minute it is to dress up as a contestant?

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56. Dustin from Stranger Things 

I think that it is fair to say that Dustin from Stranger Things is overlooked, as everyone just cares about Eleven and Hopper. So, let’s face it, people only dress up as Eleven for Halloween, but let’s not forget about Dustin. This is simply a great college Halloween costume, as Dustin grounds the show with the preteen awkwardness that it needs. All you need to do is slip yourself into a Waupaca Shirt and live out Halloween night as Stranger Things’ best character.

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57. Ghostbusters 

The Ghostbusters series has been a cinematic classic and pop culture icon since the first movie was released in 1984. I don’t know about you, but I fell in love with the franchise because of the soundtrack, specifically “Who You Gonna Call” by Ray Parker Jr. The Ghostbusters’ uniforms are so easy to recreate that they can work as a last-minute costume idea, especially since their uniforms are easily recognizable, which makes it a great college Halloween costume.

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58. The Pink Panther 

The early 60s brought us the fantastic series that we have all learned to love, The Pink Panther, which is centered around a rather clumsy detective by the name of Jacques Cousteau. He somehow solves his crimes and becomes Chief Inspector, even though he is a clueless manic. Although Cousteau isn’t a pink panther, the movie’s opening animation featuring a mute pink panther has made the series a pop culture icon.

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59. A Mannequin

This is truly a last-minute costume as you can just pass yourself off as dressed like a mannequin by wearing any outfit of yours! However, it may be a little easier to pull off and noticeable if you wear a nude color or white bodysuit underneath your clothes to make yourself look like a Target mannequin. Either way, this costume is a great last-minute costume for any Halloween party!

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60. Whoopie Cushion 

Pranks these days are all elaborate in their conception, but back in the day, pranks were as simple as making each other laugh at the expense of others, like with a whoopie cushion. The whoopie cushion will never go out of style, as it is the go-to prank for any kid. They are easy to find at any costume shop, if you decide to look for a costume before a party.

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60 Amazing Graduation Party Ideas for Guys – The Complete 2021 Guide

Have you graduated from college but still clueless about what to do for your graduation party? We’ve got you covered! Check out these graduation party ideas for guys.

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So you graduated from college but are still clueless about what to do for your graduation party?

Planning a party that celebrates this incredible achievement can take a lot of time and effort, but let me help.

First, make sure you set the date for your graduation party and notify all potential guests!

And in terms of ideas and what to do, below you will find graduation party ideas for guys and what decorations you can use for your party.

Plus, I provided some gifts for the college graduate in your life to bring to their graduation party.

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Graduation Party Ideas for Guys

Pin the Tassel

One graduation party idea for guys is to play pin the tassel! It’s a super fun game, and it’s really easy to set up.

Just print a picture of your graduate with a graduation cap, or just edit a cap without a tassel on it and purchase this tassel set from Amazon.

After that, let the fun begin! The goal is to pin the tassel to the graduation cap.

It’s truly a perfect way to begin any graduation party because it will put a smile on the guests’ faces.

I really love this idea because it can be done even before the party starts to get everyone in a festive mood.

Drinks Bar

It’s not a party if there are no drinks!

As a college graduate, you should be able to get wild at your graduation party, and your guests would appreciate the easy access to refreshments!

One party idea for guys is to set up a drinks bar with all your favorite alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks.

I love this idea because I do not want my guests to be thirsty throughout the whole party, and if there is a bar specifically for drinks, it will be easier for them to know where to get their refreshments.

You can decorate the bar however you want, but I suggest getting beverage tubs like the one linked above! And don’t forget the ice.

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Snacks Bar

Sometimes when the party is too exciting, one needs a breather or a little snack to regain some energy.

One of the most awesome graduation party ideas is setting up a bar with all your favorite snacks to cure the mid-party #hangriness.

I suggest getting a clothesline so you can pin mini snacks to it for aesthetic purposes.

I love the idea that guests can see what snacks they’re getting when it’s hung on a clothesline. It adds character to the whole party.

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Photo Booth

One way to memorialize your awesome graduation party is to set up a photo booth!

Photo booths are a fun way to keep track of who attended the best graduation party of the year, and they allow guests to be silly in front of the camera.

This item from Amazon contains a graduation-themed border and some silly props to use when taking photos.

I love that the item is in line with the graduation party theme going on! It will be a perfect addition to any party.

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S’mores Bar

If the snack bar isn’t enough to make the hangry go away at your party, then setting up a s’mores bar is a great graduation party idea.

Grab your favorite chocolate brand, marshmallows, and graham crackers, and get this electric s’mores maker to build your own s’mores bar at your graduation party.

This will definitely pique the interest of kids attending your party, or adults who have a sweet tooth.

I love that the maker is a flameless heater because caution is so important, especially when young ones are attending the party.

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Popcorn Bar

One awesome graduation party idea for guys is to set up a popcorn bar at the party!

Popcorn is the best go-to snack, especially when getting a little intoxicated, and it will be fun to have your popcorn bar at the party.

My suggestion is to buy those popcorn containers from a dollar store and get this popcorn maker from Bed Bath & Beyond to finish your bar.

This idea will have everyone smiling at your party because of the popcorn maker’s carnival-like design.

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Doughnut Wall

If you have a sweet tooth, then having a doughnut wall at your graduation party is one of the best things you can do. A doughnut wall doesn’t have to be complicated!

Get your favorite doughnuts from your favorite spot and buy these mini walls from Amazon that come with a stand and a peg where you can insert your doughnuts.

I love the idea of having a doughnut wall because I, like most, love doughnuts. This wall would be a hit at your graduation party.

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School Color Themed Party

One best graduation party idea for guys is to host a school color-themed graduation party.

Nothing commemorates your college adventure more than representing its colors at your party.

If you are tired of seeing the usual black and gold items for your party, then switch it up by buying items in colors that represent your school colors.

Start with balloons! This item from Amazon has a variety of colors you can choose from, so your balloons can reflect the colors you want.

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Shot Tower

Another graduation party idea for guys is to have a shot tower at the party! This symbolizes both fun and letting loose before you tackle the world of adulthood.

Recreate the shot tower by buying a tiered cupcake holder, but instead of cupcakes, you can put shot glasses with the alcohol of your choice.

I adore this idea because it makes doing shots easier. Instead of pouring it, a ready one is more convenient and the aesthetics are on another level.

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Memory Jars

If you want to have a cry session or a laugh session at your graduation party, then a perfect party idea is to have memory jars at either the entrance or on top of your graduation table.

Buy this large jar from Amazon and put pens and paper where your guests can write their fondest memory of you!

It is truly a sweet way to know that you are not alone in this world, and that you impact people in your special way.

I love that the jar is large enough to collect all the memories. Plus, it can be used in the pantry post-graduation party.

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Crepe Station

A crepe station at a graduation party is probably one of the best ideas you can have at your party.

Crepes are so versatile. There are savory crepes and sweet ones. The ideas are endless.

Everyone at your party will love that you had a crepe bar. I personally love crepes as much as the next person, and for my next parties, I want to have one.

It’s easy to create a crepe bar at your party; just purchase this crepe machine that comes with 100 recipes, and you can buy your ingredients from that.

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Music Booth

A party is not a party without music! One of the best graduation party ideas for guys is to have a music booth where you can play your favorite bops and dance to them.

If hiring a DJ is not an option, then this Bluetooth speaker is the best substitute.

You can make a playlist of your favorite songs and play it throughout the party without the hassle of suggesting songs to the DJ.

I love that the speaker comes with a microphone for karaoke!

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Throne Seat

One of the best graduation party ideas for guys is to have a seat of honor for the college graduate!

Whether it’s in the center or by the graduation table, no one can miss that this is your day and that everyone’s here to celebrate this big accomplishment.

You don’t have to spend over a thousand dollars for a throne seat. This dupe from Amazon gives the same regal vibe without breaking the bank.

I love that there are four colors to choose from because I can handpick what represents my school colors!

Have your own throne:

Outdoor Party

If the weather is nice and you have a space to have an outdoor graduation party, then the best idea is to have an outdoor one!

This gazebo canopy tent is the perfect purchase; you can host parties outside without the worry of a sudden weather change.

I love that the tent comes with windows so it doesn’t feel too crowded inside. Plus, the tents are large enough to fit many people and some graduation party decorations.

Host your own outdoor party:

Sushi Bar

If you love sushi as I do, then a perfect graduation party idea is to have a sushi bar! You can either purchase the sushi or, if you have time, make them days before the party.

To have a beautiful sushi bar presentation, I highly recommend getting these bamboo cutting boards that can serve as trays for your delicious sushi.

When setting up a bar, don’t forget the condiments, especially the wasabi.

Create your own sushi bar:

Fresh Fruits and Snacks Tower

A fruits and light snacks tower is an awesome graduation party idea for guys.

Fruits are an all-around favorite snack, especially if you are craving something sweet but it’s too early for two slices of the graduate’s cake!

Whether or not you get this gift tower from Amazon, everyone will love your fruits and snacks tower.

I love that the gift comes with different fruits and snacks because variety is key, especially if someone at your graduation party has dietary restrictions.

Create your own fruit tower:

Money Cake

If you want a unique cake for your graduation party, then this money cake is an awesome idea.

Either roll the bills and place them around the cake, or purchase this money box and place the bills inside and the graduate can do a pull in front of the guests!

I love that it keeps the money clean even though it’s inside the cake.

The box is highly durable and prevents any contamination between the cake and the money.

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Money Bouquet

If cakes are not your thing, then a perfect graduation idea is to have a money bouquet!

This item from Amazon lets you clip multiple bills (or gift cards) at once, and you can arrange it in the form of a bouquet.

If you want to go the extra mile, get tissue paper and wrap it around the clips to create the bouquet illusion.

I love this party idea because I love flowers, especially when they’re made of money!

Make your own money bouquet:

Wishes Jar

Have your guests write their best wishes for you at your graduation party with this wish jar.

The kit comes with a decorative jar and a wish ticket where your guests can write their best wishes for you!

I love the thought of having a wish jar because I like to hear from people, especially post-graduation when everything seems so bleak. A good wish can motivate you to the next stage of your life.

Make your own wishes jar:

Cookie Bar

At night, when the graduation party is dying down, an awesome party idea is to have a cookie bar.

The sugar will get everyone going again, and cookies are a nice snack to have post-dancing.

Get these gold-lined trays to match your graduation theme and serve your cookies on them. I love that the trays are very elegant.

It will definitely heighten the appeal of any cookie on it.

Create your own cookie jar:

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Graduation Party Decor For Guys

Photo Banner

Welcome your new college graduate home with a banner of their school portraits throughout the years, from kindergarten to their college senior year.

To me, this idea is very nostalgic and is a good remembrance of the growth and journey a student experienced.

Copy the idea by purchasing a banner from Amazon, and instead of stopping at 12th grade, you can buy another banner to DIY it all through your senior year of college.

This will be the perfect idea for any graduation party decor for guys.

Create your own photo banner:

Grad Table

A graduation table that commemorates the college graduate is a must-have for any guy’s graduation party.

The table should attract all the guests and should feel celebratory. Copy the item by purchasing a graduation decor set on Amazon.

I suggest that you grab a large enough table and place it by a wall, so you can decorate the table’s surroundings.

Create your own grad table:

Big Head

There’s nothing funnier and weirder than seeing big pictures of your head floating around your graduation party.

Celebrate the star of the party by customizing a big head cardboard cutout of them. I love that these are so personal and so big!

It will show your appreciation for the handsome graduate.

Make your own big head cutout:

Favorite Sport

If your college graduate is a sports fanatic or has played sports in his college career, then a favorite sports altar is a must-have at this guy’s graduation party.

From basketball to tennis, whatever sport your college graduate played or supported, don’t forget to add trophy mylar balloons for that eye-catching finish.

I love that the item comes with four balloons, so you can decorate the table dedicated to sports.

It’s the perfect decoration for a sports fanatic’s graduation party.

Create your own sports alter:

For the Reader

For book lovers, or for the college graduate who has an affinity for books, this book arch decor is the perfect way to welcome them to their graduation party.

Defy gravity by stacking books together to make an arch, or you can purchase this bookshelf that makes the books look like they’re stacked, when in fact they’re supported by the shelf.

Tip: buy two of the shelves to be a base for the arch and add plywood on top so you can stack more books, ultimately finishing the arch. I love the creativity of this decor!

As someone who is inclined to read, I would love this at my graduation party.

Create your own book arch:

Grad Centerpiece

Centerpieces are a must-have decor at every table at a guy’s graduation party!

Usually, when people host a graduation party, they don’t pay attention to the tables’ decorations, but they should because they’re a fun reminder of who and what you’re celebrating, and it keeps the theme intact.

A simple vase with table toppers that displays graduation caps or graduation year can do the trick.

This item comes with 30 pieces of table toppers, and it should be enough to cover at least six tables. I love the gold and black theme that’s going on with the toppers, a classic reminder of graduating.

Create your own table centerpiece:

Balloon Arch

If the favorite sports altar or the book arch didn’t do the trick for one of the party decor ideas for a guy’s graduation party, then a balloon arch might get the job done.

A balloon arch is very versatile and can be placed anywhere for that added festive feel.

This 120-piece balloon arch kit from Amazon comes with complete tools and instructions to build your arch.

I love that it comes with instructions because I always think that balloon arches are so complicated to make, and the colors are celebratory.

Make your own balloon arch:

Backdrop

One graduation party decor idea for guys is a backdrop for fresh grad party photos.

A backdrop feels like a red carpet moment, and if you want to memorialize the party through pictures, then having a backdrop at the party is a must!

This 70.9 by 70.9-inch fabric backdrop is the perfect decor to have at a graduation party.

I love that it comes in six colors because you can choose whatever fits the theme of your party.

Make your own backdrop:

Cupcake Toppers

Cupcakes at a guy’s graduation party don’t have to be naked! Make the cupcake festive by adding some cupcake toppers to them.

It will keep the graduation theme intact and the cupcakes will be more pleasing to the eyes.

The item comes with 48 pieces of toppers, and if you are having more cupcakes, it’s best to buy more.

I personally love the cute graduation caps! It will go perfectly with a vanilla cupcake with white frosting.

Make your own cupcake toppers:

Graduation Cups

Truly, it is the details that count, and if you want your graduation party to be the best, then this decor for a guy’s party is a must-have.

Graduation cups that say the graduation year or “Congratulations” will make the party more festive.

I love that the cups are large enough to hold a lot of liquid because most cups are short and guests always feel the need to go back and forth to get drinks.

Plus, your college graduate will love this dedication. Truly, this party is all about him and his achievements.

Make your own grad cups:

Grad Box Decor

Another graduation party decor for guys comes in the form of graduation boxes! This is a perfect accent to put by the door or by the DJ at your graduation party.

At night, you can throw it around for added fun. The item comes with four boxes that you can store balloons or other party favors in (maybe candy?) for that ultimate graduation party feel.

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Grad Treat Boxes

If you want to go the extra mile for the graduation party’s guests, then these graduation cap party favors on their table are the perfect decor.

I love that the box is shaped like a graduation cap because it keeps that graduation party motif.

You can really personalize these and put whatever you want inside the boxes, from candies to little trinkets.

The item comes with 100 boxes, which should be enough for every guest at your graduation party. A truly perfect decor at any guy’s graduation party.

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Photo Clips

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If you want more centerpieces, or more graduation party decor for guys, then this photo clip block is an appropriate addition.

You can clip your college graduate’s yearbook photo and place them as centerpieces or as decor for your graduation table.

This will surely be appreciated by guests who want to see the graduate’s yearbook picture!

I love that you can personalize these to the name of the graduate; it makes it more sentimental.

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Plates and Napkins

Of course, what is a graduation party without plates and napkins? But you don’t want your plates and napkins not to be graduation-themed; it is a graduation party after all.

Get this fabulous plates and napkins set to add to any graduation party. It comes with cups, utensils, napkins, and plates, which cover everything that you will need for a party.

Get your own plates and napkins:

Card Box

Your guests will probably want to show their love and congratulatory remarks and give you cards, so it is a wise idea to have a card box at your graduation party.

The item is perfect decor because it is shaped like a graduation cap, but it is also practical because guests can just drop their cards off.

Plus, it will help you to not misplace cards, especially when you’re busy celebrating your day.

I love that it is shaped like a graduation cap. It will be the perfect decor for any graduation party.

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Address Reminder

Post-graduation party, it would be cordial to send Thank You cards to those who attended your party, so a wise decoration for guys would be an address reminder.

It can be a pad where guests write their names and addresses, or another graduation box mentioned above.

Another fun item would be an advice card! Since it’s a graduation party, ask those who have been through it to give your college graduate life advice.

I love the idea of having an address reminder and a life advice box together because then you can thank them for their wise words.

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Grad Party Souvenirs

Don’t let your guests leave your party empty-handed! An awesome graduation party decor for guys to add to your party is a souvenir.

Souvenirs can be anything you want your party to be remembered by, but these boxes from Amazon are a great way to store your party favors.

I love that it comes in different colors because you can match it with whatever motif you are going for. Souvenirs are truly a great way to say thanks for attending your graduation party.

Make your own party sourvenirs:

Lawn Decor

Let the neighbors know that a college graduate lives in the house with awesome lawn decorations.

Some might argue that lawn decorations are gaudy, but I argue otherwise because graduating from college is a big feat, and it deserves all the attention.

Welcome your college graduate home with these awesome lawn decorations from Amazon. I love that it comes in multiple designs so it doesn’t get too repetitive.

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Car Decor

One way to show that you are proud of your college graduation is to decorate your car (or theirs) to commemorate this big achievement.

Make your graduation party extra special with this decor for guys that will tie every grad decor in the house together.

I love that the stickers have multiple designs, and they’re not too big that it obstructs any view when driving your car. These are truly perfect graduation party decor for guys.

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Porch Banners

Welcome your college graduate with this easy and simple graduation party decor for guys. Porch banners are easily recognizable and easy to install.

It already sets a celebratory mood, especially when people see it before entering the house. It’s a perfect way to celebrate and recognize your college graduate.

Get your own porch banner:

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Graduation Gift Ideas for Guys

Graduate Lei

12 pc Purple Graduation Leis/Hula Dance Garland Artificial Flowers Neck Loop perfect for weddings, graduations, baby showers, parties

The ultimate symbol of leaving college and arriving at a new stage in life, leis are the perfect gift to give at your person’s graduation party.

Whether it is fresh leis that you give or an artificial one like the item above, this gift will show your affection and support for your new graduate.

I love what leis symbolize. Usually, the meaning of it is lost as it becomes the “usual” to give to graduates, but if we truly understand what it means, then the gift becomes much more special.

The leis linked above come in a classic color that is perfect for any graduate.

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Duffel Bag

Solo Bags Leroy Rolling Duffel Bag, 22"H x 12"W x 12"D, Gray

Show your support for your college graduate’s future journey by giving them this rolling duffel bag at their graduation party.

Post-college is all about the adventure they will take to discover themselves, and that usually means leaving for another place.

The duffel bag is a perfect representation of this journey, and I believe that it is an awesome and sentimental gift to give.

I love that it is a rolling duffel bag instead of the carry-ons because it makes for easier schlepping.

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Nike Canyon Sandals

Nike Canyon

Give your college graduate the gift of comfort with these Nike sandals.

Relating to post-college journey and adventure, these sandals are comfortable enough for long treks and stylish enough to wear daily.

I love that they don’t look like sandals at first glance because the design makes them look like regular Nike sneakers.

This gift will be the other star, besides your college graduate, of the graduation party.

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Personalized Beer Mug

Graduation Beer Mug

Commemorate their achievement of getting a college degree by getting them a beer mug.

College is all about the fun memories as much as it is learning mind-blowing concepts, and the best way to remember the fun is to get the graduate a beer mug!

I love that it's personalizable to the name of the graduate because it makes the gift more sentimental. Truly, this mug is the perfect addition to any barware collection.

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Short-Sleeve Polo

Evolution Short Sleeve Polo | Men's Short Sleeve Tops | lululemon

A classic gift perfect to bring to a guy’s college graduation party—a short sleeve polo!

If you want your college graduate to look stylish as they deal with life outside the halls of their university, then this is an awesome gift to give.

I love that the polo comes in fifteen different colors because I can choose the perfect one to give as a graduation gift.

It’s all about timelessness, and this short sleeve polo is the best definition of that.

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Amazon Echo Show

Echo Show 5 (1st Gen, 2019 release) -- Smart display with Alexa – stay connected with video calling - Charcoal

If your college graduate is leaving the nest, then the best gift to bring to their graduation party is an Amazon Echo Show.

Sometimes it’s hard to use phones to video call someone with all the tapping, but with an Amazon Echo Show, all you have to do is ask Alexa to call your beloved college graduate wherever they may be.

For me, it’s the ease of access with Alexa products because I can control it with my voice, so whether I am in the kitchen or the living room, I can operate an Echo Show to call my college graduate.

If you only get one gift from the list, make sure to consider this one!

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Amazon Gift Card in a Graduation Gift Box

Amazon.com Gift Card

A college graduate who has everything is not an easy person to buy gifts for.

But whatever gift you get will surely be appreciated by them, and an Amazon gift card that comes in a graduation-shaped gift box is one gift to bring to their graduation party.

I like the idea of gift cards because it allows the person I am giving the gift to decide what it is they want!

Plus, it comes in this cute graduation box that ties the whole graduation gift together.

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Revolving Tie Rack

Revolving Tie Rack

Prepare your college graduate for future job and internship interviews with this revolving tie rack from Bed Bath & Beyond.

Job interviews can be daunting and sometimes it’s too stressful that one can’t put together a decent outfit or find a tie that will put it all together, but this revolving tie rack will allow your graduate to see what ties they have without fussing over their tie collection.

I love that it is revolving because that, for me, is wardrobe luxury! The rack holds up to 64 ties or belts, and no tools are required to install it.

I am sure that your graduate would appreciate it if you give them this at their graduation party.

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Nike Sunglasses

Nike Circuit Mirrored

If your college graduate’s post-graduation plan is to travel, then these Nike sunglasses are the perfect gift to give them.

Both stylish and practical, I love that these sunglasses are lightweight and wearable, your graduate would appreciate the comfort.

Plus, it comes in three different colors so you can really personalize the gift to your college graduate’s taste. Overall, this is one of the best gifts to bring to their graduation party.

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Backpack

Assert Backpack 2.0 24L | Bags | lululemon

For the college graduate who plans to travel, this Lululemon backpack is the best gift to give at their graduation party.

The backpack comes with a lower lumbar curve to provide comfort when carrying the backpack.

Plus, it is water-repellent, and it is designed for the college graduate who is on the move. I love the simplicity of this backpack, but also its durability.

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Pullover Hoodie

Nike Sportswear Club Fleece

If your college graduate is looking for a closet staple then the perfect gift to give them is this pullover hoodie from Nike.

I love all my pullovers from Nike because they are a classic.

It’s very comfortable, especially when you size up for that loose fit.

The item comes in seven different colors and thirteen sizes, which gives you a lot of options to choose from.

Truly, this is the perfect closet staple your college graduate is looking for.

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Compass Bracelet

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The adventure indeed begins when you graduate from college.

There is beauty in the unknown, but let your college graduate know that they are never alone with this compass bracelet.

Remind them that all they need is inside them, and that they are surrounded by people who love and support them.

I love that the compass symbolizes adventure because it truly reflects the journey of college graduates.

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Watch

Fossil Men's Grant Stainless Steel Quartz Chronograph Watch

A timeless gift comes in the form of a watch. It’s perfect for every occasion, but especially as a graduation gift.

Watches, to me, are simple yet elegant gifts that will make anyone smile. Plus, it will remind the receiver of you every time they look at the watch.

The Fossil watch linked above goes with any outfit, from casual to business casual, which is perfect for the on-the-go college graduate.

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Run Hat

Fast and Free Men's Run Hat Elite | Men's Hats | lululemon

For the college graduate who loves going out for runs, this run hat from Lululemon is an awesome gift. 

I love that the hat’s sweatband is anti-stink and sweat-wicking because it becomes the perfect accessory for running, especially when you run every day! 

The hat comes in three colors that you can choose from.

If your college graduate is the runner-type, then this is the best gift to bring to their graduation party.

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Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds

JLab® Audio GO Air True Wireless Bluetooth® Earbuds, Navy Blue

Your college graduate’s wireless earbuds are probably worn out right now because of overuse, especially for creating a distraction-free environment during all-nighters!

The solution, then, is to give them brand new earbuds at their graduation party.

I love using Bluetooth earbuds because I can be far away from my phone and I can still play music or answer a call, and I love that these come with extra buds because sometimes the earbuds slip if I am wearing them too small.

I am sure that your college graduate would love to receive this gift at their party!

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#Adulting Flask

#Adulting Flask

If there’s a more daunting task than a college final exam, it would be learning how to #Adult.

Remind your college graduate to take it easy by giving them this #Adulting flask, which is a funny take on the thought of becoming a full-fledged adult.

I love the finish of the flask because it is very sleek, and the funny Adulting hashtag really tops it off. This would be a funny gift to give to your college graduate.

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Button-Down Shirt

Airing Easy Long Sleeve Shirt Ventlight™ Mesh | Men's Buttondown Shirts | lululemon

A perfect gift for a college graduate who is ready to take on job interviews comes in the form of a button-down shirt.

This Lululemon long sleeve shirt is the definition of comfort and style with its classic colors and quick-drying mesh fabric.

I love that it is designed for people on the move because as post-graduation students will tell you, it is a must, especially when you’re going from one interview to the next.

It’s another classic closet staple to give your college graduate at their graduation party.

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Customizable Docking Station

Wood Phone Docking Station for Men Personalized - Hooks Key Holder Wallet Stand Watch Organizer - Gifts for Him Husband Boyfriend Dad Son Uncle Boss Colleague - Anniversary Birthday Father's Dad Gift

A customizable docking station is a perfect gift for a college graduate, especially when they are starting a new job!

This can be placed on their desk so they can organize their belongings. I really love that it’s customizable because it makes the gift more intimate.

The engraving will surely remind them of you and the good times.

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Parka

Nike Sportswear Premium Essentials

I personally love this Nike parka, and I think that it will be a perfect gift for any college graduate.

It is the definition of style and practicality because of its durable fabric and chic colors. Whether your graduate is moving to another country or state, this parka is the perfect companion.

The parka comes in two colors that will go with any outfit.

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Scratch-Off Map of the World Poster

Landmass - Scratch Off Map Of The World Poster - Scratch Off World Map Print - Wall Art - Deluxe Travel Tracker Map - Gift Idea - Gift For Travelers - 17 x 24 inches

For the college graduate who wants to see the world, this is the perfect graduation gift. It’s a scratch-off map of the world that keeps track of the continents and countries they have visited.

A perfect substitute to your regular bucket list, this scratch-off poster adds fun to completing all your graduate’s travels.

I love the concept of scratch-off posters; I once tried this with movies and had so much fun! I am sure your college graduate would love to see the progress of their travels.

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Final Thoughts on Graduation Party Ideas for Guys

There are tons of ideas for guys to do at his graduation party, and these are just some of them.

Now you know what ideas to try and what decorations to incorporate, and I hope that the gift list also helped you decide what to get for your college graduate.

Graduating is indeed a big accomplishment, and the best thing you can give them is your best wishes and endless support for their future endeavors. To the college graduate, bon voyage!

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60 Best Friend Halloween Costumes – The 2021 Complete Guide

Looking for Halloween costumes for you and your best buddy? We got you. Here is an awesome list of best friend Halloween costumes.

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It’s never too early to start dreaming about fall. Personally, I think that the pumpkin-spice season and the changing of the leaves is the best time of year.

And, of course, that includes Halloween! My best friends and I have been looking forward to Halloween for months.

We have compiled a list of 60 best friend Halloween costumes for you and your bestie to wear this year.

I’ll have to warn you, there are so many cute ones, it’ll be hard to choose.

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Cute Best Friend Halloween Costumes

1. Thing 1 and Thing 2

Thing 1 and Thing 2 is an iconic and easy best friend Halloween costume. My best friend and I wore this Halloween costume last year.

We found Thing 1 and Thing 2 Stickers at our local Halloween shop and dug into our closets to find red shirts and the most obnoxious blue accessories that we could get our hands on.

If you have a little more time to plan, here are some fun pieces from Amazon so you can easily recreate the look.

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2. Peanut butter and jelly

Dressing as this salty-sweet combo is a fun way to celebrate Halloween with your best friend.

It’s the perfect, yet silly way to show how your best friend will always be by your side. Get these costumes from Amazon to recreate the look with minimal effort.

You’ll just need something neutral to wear underneath.

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3. Scooby Doo crew

These costumes are perfect for a friend group of four or five. Scooby, Shaggy, Fred, Velma and Daphne are easily recognizable characters, so your group will be sure to draw attention this Halloween.

Or, if it’s just you and your bestie, Daphne and Velma or Scooby and Shaggy make indivisible duos.

See if you can create the look with pieces around your house, or buy these costumes on amazon.

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4. Sandy and Danny

You and your best friend can take on Grease this Halloween. Sandy’s curls, red heels and scandalous black outfit are both cute and iconic.

And Danny’s black pants, white shirt and leather jacket are easy to recreate. You can even sport slicked back hair.

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5. M&M’s

This best friend Halloween costume is cute, simple and comfortable. All you need is a colored t-shirt with M&M’s logo on it and you’re good to go!

Pair it with a matching skirt or plain pants. Or, add a frilly tutu to make your costume extra fun.

And this costume can accommodate all your friends who want to join—there are plenty of colors to go around.

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7. Hot dog and fries

What a combo. Go for something goofy this Halloween with your best friend.

These costumes of a hotdog and fries may not be particularly mobile, but they’re sure to get a laugh out of your other friends.

How often do you get the excuse to dress as giant food?

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8. Salt and Pepper 

We could all use the balance of salt and spice. That’s why you’ll find these two together everywhere, just like you and your best friend.

Keep it simple on Halloween with white and black outfits marked with a “S” and a “P”. Or, you can go all out with these costumes from Amazon, they even come with cute little caps!

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9. Pineapple and Strawberry

Go for this sweet combo with your best friend’s Halloween costume this year. And, it’ll be a fun DIY project that you and your friend can do together.

Take pink and yellow t-shirts and add the fruits’ features with pieces of felt. You can also use construction paper and headbands to make the stems.

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10. A Christmas Story leg lamp and box

This movie is an undeniable classic. A Christmas Story definitely transcends its intended holiday.

You may fight over who gets to be the lamp and who gets to be the “fragile” box, but it’ll be worth it. You can buy these items to recreate the look.

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11. Mr. and Mrs. Potato head

These two are a packaged deal. Don’t be afraid to get a little silly this Halloween with your best friend and dress like this iconic plastic duo.

If you’re wanting something easy, you can get these costumes from Amazon. Or, you can make it a DIY project with cardboard, construction paper and all the glue you can find.

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12. Elmo and the Cookie Monster

Elmo and the Cookie Monster go way back, just like you and your best friend (or, at least it feels like it).

The red and blue duo is easy to recreate, you’ll just need pieces of clothing in blue or red and their recognizable cartoon features.

You can get these t-shirts from Amazon. Add some tutus to go all out!

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13. Little Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf

Recreate this popular childhood tale with your best friend this Halloween. Anyone can rock either look.

You can make it as cute or as sassy as you’d like. Check out these costume pieces from Amazon to recreate the look.

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14. The Incredibles

This costume is great for small or big groups of friends. Go all out for these larger-than-life superheroes.

You’re sure to have fun running around in these spandex costumes all night. If you want, you can dress as one of the side characters instead, like Edna Mode.

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15. A Deck of Cards

This costume is so easy to put together. And you can include as many friends as you want—up to 52, in fact. You’ll just need a bunch of different t-shirts like these.

Pair it with a comfortable pair of black pants.

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16. Lifeguards

Are you itching for summer in October? Why not pretend you’re relaxing by the pool with your best friend this Halloween.

If you’ve ever worked as a lifeguard before, chances are you’re already set. If not, here are a couple of pieces you can buy to help you out a bit.

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17. Starbucks drinks

Go dressed as your favorite Starbucks drink this Halloween. Maybe an iced latte with whip? This costume is fun because you and your best friend can get creative with it.

For coffee, you’ll need a brown shirt or dress, and print out the Starbucks logo to attach. You can also paint an old paper towel roll green to have it act as a straw.

And for the whipped cream, you can use some white tissue paper or tulle.

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18. Teletubbies

Another good throwback. This is the first show I remember seeing on television.

If you and your best friends want ironic and funny costumes, you should dress as the Teletubbies.

To recreate this look, buy some colorful hats and add the appropriate features with some matching pipe cleaners.

Complete the look by wearing a shirt and pants of the same color!

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19. Cows

These Halloween costumes are silly and comfortable. If it’s a particularly cold night, you won’t regret your choice with this costume.

It’s essentially pajamas—you can’t beat that. And you can layer whatever you want underneath.

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20. Moana and Maui

We’ve all seen Moana way too many times. The songs are still stuck in my head, and the movie is just too good.

Dress as Moana and Maui this year for your best friend Halloween costume.It will be recognizable for sure.

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Best friend Halloween costumes for girls

1. Dorothy and Glinda

The Wizard of Oz has stood the test of time for a reason. Have your best friend Halloween costumes this year be an ode to the book and film.

You’ll have fun strutting around in Dorothy’s sparkly red slippers or Glinda’s frilly pink dress and crown. Don’t forget the magic wand!

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2. Angel and Devil

It’s always fun to show your light and your dark side every once in a while. Dress as an angel and devil with your best friend this Halloween.

You’ll balance each other out perfectly. You can put together a costume with any white or red and black pieces of clothing you already have.

You’ll just need some head pieces to finish the look.

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3. Aliens

This best friend Halloween costume has proved to be a popular one over the past few years. It’s super cute, and you have a lot of creative freedom when making your costume.

Any metallic pieces of clothing—especially in green or silver—will work in your favor. A funky headpiece and some glitter are also essential.

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4. Cher and Dionne from Clueless

Plaid and knee-highs will never go out of style. Dress as these two fabulous women with your best friend this Halloween.

They’re friendship is iconic, and so is yours. Replicate the look with these pieces from Amazon.

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5. Donna and the Dinamos

Since Mamma Mia 2 came out, there are so many cute looks to replicate from the young Donna and the Dinamos.

This look is my personal favorite. The flare pants and the blue and gold details are a must. And the feather boa is the perfect touch.

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6. Cheetah Girls

If you’re like me, you grew up watching The Cheetah Girls and wanted nothing more than to be just like them.

Indulge in your childhood fantasy and dress as the iconic group with your best friend this Halloween. It’s pretty easy, too.

Grab all the cheetah print clothing or old tracksuits you can find in you or your friends’ closets and throw together an early 2000’s inspired outfit.

And if you don’t have what you need, you can buy these pieces from Amazon.

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7. Mean Girls

Dress as your favorite Mean Girl characters this Halloween. Surely you and your best friend have seen this movie countless times.

I know that I could probably recite most of it. You might as well go out in pink this year to commemorate one of your favorite movies!

Short skirts, crop tops, or a pink tracksuit will be enough to transform you into one of the Plastics.

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8. Spice girls

Dress as this powerful girl group with your friends for Halloween this year. You’ll have fun figuring out who in your friend group is best suited for Scary, Sporty, Baby, Ginger and Posh Spice.

It’s likely that you already have the necessary clothing to put together this costume. However, if you don’t we’ve got you covered.

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9. Sun and moon

This celestial duo is a fun and off-beat costume for Halloween.

You can get these metallic skirts on amazon and headpieces to match. Pair it with matching black tops. And don’t forget the glitter!

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10. Bratz dolls

If you’re looking for something fun and flirty for your best friend Halloween costume this year, you could go as Bratz dolls.

Although they’re children’s toys, you can make the costume as cute or sophisticated as you’d like.

Go with these tank tops with the iconic logo, and add a fun skirt and accessories to complete the look.

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11. Pink Ladies

Grease is such an iconic movie that it’s on our list twice. Rock these pink jackets with your best friends this Halloween.

Pair the jackets with a simple black tank top and faux leather pants. Maybe you can convince some Thunderbirds to join in too?

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12. Witches

This is another simple costume that you can throw together at the last minute. Just style out an all-black outfit and you’re almost there.

You can buy some witch hats on Amazon, put on some dark lipstick and call it a day! This best friend Halloween costume is never a bad idea.

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13. Christina and Meredith

Not sure what Halloween costumes to wear with your person this year? Go for Christina and Meredith from Grey’s Anatomy.

If you’ve seen the show, you know that this friendship duo have been through it together, which is exactly why you and your best friend should represent them this Halloween.

And all you’ll need are scrubs and a lab coat. As a bonus, this is a much more comfortable Halloween costume than most.

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14. Riverdale cheerleaders

Ah, Riverdale. What a strange show. Yet, we’re all addicted to it.

You can show your appreciation for the show by dressing as a couple of River Vixens this Halloween.

Go for the full uniform or practice apparel, which you can find on Amazon.

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15. Loofahs

These costumes definitely make a statement. Dressed up as loofahs, you and your best friend will stand out this Halloween for sure.

Get these blue loofah costumes from Amazon. You’ll be cute and comfortable all night!

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16. Tequila, Lime and Salt

If you have a best friend trio, this is the Halloween costume for you. It’s another simple yet well-thought-out costume. You’ll just need white, gold and green dresses. Make the signs with some cardboard, a printer and maybe some paint.

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17. Space Cowboy

Friends will live forever in our hearts. Dress as Joey’s imaginary friend for your best friend Halloween costume this year.

You can get really creative with this one. Just make use of a cowboy hat and some metallic or sparkly clothing as a reference to stars.

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18. Lilo and Stitch

Have your best friend Halloween costume be an ode to another childhood classic. It’ll be hard to choose between Lilo and Stitch, as they make for two really cute costumes.

To recreate Lilo, get this red and white floral dress, and pair it with a green lei. For Stitch, snag this blue t-shirt dress and a Stitch ears headband.

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19. Boxers

This is another great best friend Halloween costume if you’re doing some last minute planning.

Take some black athletic shorts or spandex and a sports bra, and throw a robe over it. If you don’t have one, you can buy this pink satin one from Amazon.

Make sure to pull your hair back into a pony or some braids to get the full effect.

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20. Fairies

Halloween is the time to be whimsical. Give off silly and positive vibes with matching fairy costumes.

Create your costumes by choosing dresses of any color—pastels are great. Add some wings and a flower crown to finish the look.

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Best Friend Halloween Costumes For Guys

1. Mario and Luigi

Dress as these Nintendo twin brothers with your best friend this Halloween. The red and green hats are universal and recognized everywhere.

You can even wear the overalls if you’re really feeling it. But red and green shirts with jeans should suffice.

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2. Napoleon Dynamite and Pedro

Dress as these two unlikely best friends this Halloween. You’re sure to get a laugh from your other friends.

These Halloween costumes will never cease to be funny. Vote for Pedro!

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3. Dumb and Dumber

These two were certainly made for each other. They’re always getting into trouble, but at least they have a good time while they’re at it.

Recreate their iconic look with the blue and orange suits. Luckily for you, we’ve found them on Amazon.

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4. Mike and Sully

Dress as these two monsters this Halloween. These adorably weird creatures always have each other’s backs. You can go all out with some jumpsuits.

Or, simply wear some Mike and Sully t-shirts if you want your costume to feel more laid back.

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5. Jim and Michael

These characters from The Office are simple to recreate.

Although their friendship on the show is a little one sided at times, you and your best friend will have a blast as these characters this Halloween.

For Jim, put on some slacks, a tie and a white button down. Attach some circles of black construction papers to mimic his three-hole punch custom.

For Michael, dig out one of your suits and throw on a purple bandana to represent his infamous “Prison Mike” alter ego.

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6. Harry and Ron Weasley

Why not dress as another pair of best friends this Halloween?

And who doesn’t love Harry Potter? Replicate the look by ordering these robes from Amazon. Add on a red wig for Ron.

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7. Budweiser

The “King of Beers.” Where would you and your best bud be without it? Get a couple laughs this Halloween by wearing these big cans of beer.

You two can have fun waddling around parties all night long.

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8. Men in Black

I’m pretty sure most of us wanted to be recruited for Men in Black. At the very least, it was to hang out with Will Smith.

If you already have a classic black suit and tie, you’ll just need some dark shades to create the look. You can get these easily off Amazon.

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9. Westley and Inigo Montoya

These two give us quite the laugh in The Princess Bride. You and your best friend should dress as this humorous duo this Halloween.

You can recreate the look with these costumes from Amazon. They’re a little bit pricey, but totally worth it.

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10. John Bender and Andrew Clark

We’ll always love these two in The Breakfast Club. They might not have gotten along so well, but you and your best friend don’t have to recreate that bit.

For Bender, find some jeans, a red plaid shirt and a jean jacket. For Andrew, a varsity jacket and jeans is perfect for his look.

11. Thunderbirds

Yes, Grease makes its third appearance. You and your best friends could dress as the Thunderbirds this year.

All you’ll need are some black pants, white t-shirts and leather jackets. It’s simple enough and surely iconic.

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