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60 Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas – The 2022 Complete Guide

Are you having a hard time coming up with costume ideas for Halloween? We’ve got you covered! Check out these amazing last-minute Halloween costumes.

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For many,  Halloween is their favorite day of the year — candies, candlelights, costumes. It truly does have it all, and it’s one of those rare occasions where just about anything goes.

But similarly to the 51% of millennials who cite Halloween as their favorite holiday, you’ll most likely end up with very little time to plan your costume for the night itself.

That’s where these last-minute Halloween costume ideas come in.

With everything ranging from Carole Baskin to Sherlock Holmes, there is no television, film, literary,  public, or celebrated figure who remains off-limits this Halloween.

We have suggestions for every partygoer, including last-minute Halloween costumes for girls, last-minute Halloween costumes for guys, and last-minute Halloween costumes for all genders.

Slay every party with these incredibly easy yet attention-grabbing looks that are guaranteed to have you looking the part — whichever one that may be.

In this post:

  1. Easy Last-Minute Halloween Costumes
  2. Last-Minute Halloween Costumes for Girls
  3. Last-Minute Halloween Costumes for Guys

Easy Last-Minute Halloween Costumes

1. Pig in a blanket

To start is this pun-inspired costume, ideal for anyone looking for a quick and simple costume.

All you need are three items to create this look: a blanket, a pink T-shirt, and a set of animal accessories to transform you into a pig.

This costume really is that simple. If you don’t happen to have these items on hand, you will be able to purchase them all on Amazon and have them delivered to your door.

This look is all about minimal effort, but what it certainly doesn’t lack is comical or Halloween fun.

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2. Bandit

While this outfit may be an oldie, it’s definitely a goodie, and it’s one that never goes out of style where Halloween is concerned.

For this last-minute Halloween costume, play the thief in a classic striped top, a pair of black jeans, a beanie to keep a low profile, and, of course, a set of black gloves and a mask to keep your cover.

This outfit works particularly well as a pair or as part of a larger group. It goes without saying that the cop and bandit duo is a timeless costume classic, one that you and your bestie can have fun recreating.

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3. Sriracha Bottle

Spice things up in this condiment-inspired costume. Like most of the costumes in this guide, there is little to no preparation necessary.

It also won’t have you breaking the bank.

So if you can take the heat, all you’ll need is a red T-shirt complete with the markings of a traditional sriracha bottle, as well as a green cone-shaped hat.

I don’t know about you, but this look has me feeling hot, hot, hot!

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4. Holy Guacamole

Sticking with a culinary theme, why not dress up as what has to be one of the most Instagrammed foods of all time. Period.

But give it a comedic twist in this last-minute Halloween costume.

The look requires nothing more than a green T-shirt, a halo, avocado cut-outs, and good-old double-sided tape for attaching the cut-outs onto the shirt.

Who knew that your favorite food, one that can be smashed, blended, diced, and baked, could also transform itself into a winning Halloween costume?

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5. Minion

Bello! That’s hello in minion, something you’ll probably say all night long in this adorable costume.

Now, being a minion itself may not be easy under Mr. Gru, but this outfit is anything but complicated.

Just take a yellow T-shirt, some denim overalls, black gloves, some goggles, and a sharpie to draw on the iconic minion logo, and you’ll nail your outfit.

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6. Baseball Player

You’ll be hitting home runs in this American baseball player costume. Indeed, we guarantee that you definitely won’t strike out in it either.

How could you, when all it takes is a classic raglan T-shirt, leggings of some kind, knee-high socks with stripe details, and a baseball cap?

Feel free to carry around your own glove and bat to really knock this outfit out of the park.

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7. Error, Costume Not Found

For those hoping to put in the least amount of prep work possible, opt for this “Error, Costume Not Found” costume.

While it may be on the minimalist side of Halloween costumes, this does not detract from its effectiveness.

The T-shirt can be ordered on Amazon, or if you’re feeling more creative and perhaps have more time on your hands, you could use an old plain white T-shirt and write the message on it yourself with a fabric pen.

Either way, in this costume’s case, less really is more!

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8. Alvin and the Chipmunks

Grab a group of friends and get together to transform yourselves into everyone’s favorite singing chipmunks!

Start with a set of oversized sweatshirts (red, green, and blue if you’re trying to stay true to the movies).

Add a chipmunk accessory set complete with cute headpieces and the group’s signature round glasses.

From there, cut a yellow card into the letter “A.” All that remains is to attach the letter using clear tape to whoever is playing Alvin and leading the group this Halloween!

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9. Cereal Killer

If you have a weakness for puns — like me — you’ll love this incredibly clever and easy last-minute Halloween costume.

To recreate the punny look, you’ll need a plain white T-shirt, fake blood, extra strong glue, a Sharpie, and plenty of old mini cereal boxes.

Simply write “Cereal Killer ” on the shirt, scatter fake blood across it, and attach as many mini cereal boxes to it as you want.

Complete the look by applying fake blood over your face and body, and you just might be the scariest pun there is!

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10. M&M’s

For the sweet tooth in you, dress up as one of your favorite candies! Pick your color, whether that’s red, blue, or green, and purchase the corresponding T-shirt. Yes, that’s it!

It’s a ridiculously easy and delicious last-minute Halloween costume. However, we can’t promise that you won’t end up eating yourself silly on M&M’s by the end of a night of partying and trick or treating!

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11. Scarecrow

You won’t scare anyone too much in this costume. Plus, a few items are all it takes to transform yourself into a traditional allotment scarecrow.

A check shirt, a pair of jeans or denim overalls, and a classic scarecrow hat like this one from Amazon, which comes with a straw necklace, are the staples of this outfit.

For those of you who are more artistically inclined, grab some face paint to truly transform yourself into the ultimate scarecrow!

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12. Smarty Pants

You can never really go wrong with a good pun, and this one tastes as good as it looks!

The costume consists of a shirt, a dickie bow, geek glasses, trousers or jeans, and last but not least, Smarties Candy Rolls.

Double-sided tape can be used to attach the candies to your pants. By the time you’re done, you’ll look like quite the smarty pants!

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13. Magic 8-Ball

This costume is unbelievably simple and easy to put together.

Yes, for this costume, all you’ll need is a blue cone (a party-style hat will suffice) on which you’ll write the various outcomes that the Magic 8-Ball gives, as well as a T-shirt complete with the game’s iconic logo.

Don’t count on others not taking note of your outfit and stealing it for next year’s Halloween. The outlook is very good for this last-minute Halloween costume!

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14. Hogwarts Student

Expelliarmus! Bring some magic to the celebrations in this enchanting look. You can be Harry, Hermoine, or Ron this Halloween.

The good part about this costume is that many of the items can be used again, such as the grey sweater and the white shirt.

Although the same can’t be said for the traditional Hogwarts cape, the glasses, or the wand.

However, you’ll certainly put a spell on every trick or treater in this costume!

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15. Nerd

This outfit is built for the intellectual, the academic, and the student in you. In fact, it’s as clever as you are!

A reasonably priced accessory set featuring glasses, a bow tie, and a name badge will have you looking brainy and full of knowledge.

Simply put on a smart shirt, add suspenders (always bound to add an intellectual flair) as well as a pair of smart trousers, and you’ll look and feel like you’re back at school!

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16. Rick and Morty

Known for their intergalactic adventures and repeated mishaps, this two-person costume is perfect for any pair looking to go as one of TV’s most popular duos.

If you’re channeling your inner Rick Sanchez, all you’ll need is a white lab coat, a blue sweater, a pair of brown trousers or chinos, and to really solidify the look, a blue wig, and eyebrow set.

For the Morty Smiths, it’s even easier. Just a yellow shirt and blue jeans are needed to create the second half of this hilarious duo.

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17. Breadwinner

If puns are your thing — as they are mine — this costume is perfect for you. It also won’t require hours of prep work, and it’s made up of only a few items.

First, any classic T-shirt (preferably blue) will be suitable. You’ll pair it with a sports headband and a gold medal.

Then, just grab a loaf of bread, carry this around with you during the night, and your costume is ready to be showcased!

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18.  French Kiss

French fashion and classic rock collide in this outfit, producing an incredibly original look. For the French part of this outfit, you’ll need a long sleeve striped top and a red scarf, which will have you looking every bit Parisian — a beret and a French baguette can be added to the costume if you are going all out.

The rock and roll aspect comes in the form of the bold Kiss-inspired face paint that became emblematic of the 1970s band. Rock on in this costume with a European twist!

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19. Sailor

Bon voyage! It’s all aboard in this maritime outfit that won’t leave you drowning in costume preparation.

Of course, you’ll need the classic striped T-shirt, along with the sailor hat and scarf that can be purchased at an affordable price from Amazon.

White loose trousers or chinos will round off the look as you sail the night away.

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20. Hydro Flask

They’re everyone’s favorite water bottle, and now, you can literally be one this Halloween! This outfit works best in large groups, but if you’re riding solo this Halloween, that works fine too.

Simply choose which color Hydro Flask you wish to be, and use a fabric gel roller or pen such as this one from Amazon to decorate your oversized T-shirt with the popular Hydro Flask logo.

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Last-Minute Halloween Costumes for Girls

21. Minnie Mouse

You’ll look cute as a button in this costume. It’s low cost, simple, and allows for some personalization.

An adorable red polka dot skirt, a black T-shirt, and signature ears are all that you need to play this childhood character. After all, who wouldn’t want to be Minnie Mouse for a day?

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22. Pink ladies

Grease is the word in this costume, which pays homage to one of the most well-known musicals of all time.

Not to mention it’s an incredibly easy look to put together. Gather a group of friends to recreate this iconic look.

A classic pink ladies jacket, a scarf, glasses, a striped T-shirt, the ‘50s curled hair, lipstick, black bottoms, and heels will have you all looking slick.

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23. Greek Goddess

While this outfit is not for the faint-hearted, for a last-minute Halloween costume, you won’t even have to leave your house to create it.

Wrap and pin a white sheet around yourself. This will form the basis of the outfit.

Then, add some gold vine ribbon to the sheet, and wear it as a headpiece if possible.

Of course, if you don’t fancy making this, I recommend opting for a one-shoulder white dress and gold heels.

This may be inspired by ancient times, but you’ll look anything but outdated in this daring look.

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24. Dora the Explorer

Go exploring in this outfit that will take you right back to your childhood. By the time you’ve assembled your costume, you’ll look like you’re ready for an adventure.

The pink T-shirt and yellow cycle shorts can be ordered from Amazon. All that’s missing now is Dora’s iconic bag on your back as you set off on Halloween night!

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25. Bunny

At some point in a girl’s life, she’ll dress up as a bunny for Halloween. It’s your turn this year! An age-old costume like this requires little time, money, or stress.

If you want to be comfy, cozy, and look the part, sport a bunny onesie for the night.

If you’re planning on getting more dressed up, then a little black dress, a set of bunny ears, a dickie bow, and a bunny tail will have you hopping right into the party!

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26. Cosmic Brownie

For those with a sweet tooth, this tasty looking outfit is perfect.

Cosmic brownies are just as popular now as they were when they first emerged in the 1950s, and now, you can even dress up like one in this last-minute Halloween costume!

A plain brown dress forms the basis of the look. Assorted colorful pom-poms will then be attached to the dress, at which point you and your outfit will truly be out of this world, not to mention delicious!

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27. Dorothy From The Wizard of Oz

This costume is ready and waiting for you somewhere over the rainbow.  So be your own Dorothy this Halloween!

A pair of red heels are essential, which should be worn with a gingham pinafore and white shirt underneath.

Tie your hair in pigtails and add red ribbons to complete the outfit.

We can’t guarantee that anything will happen if you rub your heels together, but you’re bound to wow others with this theatrical look!

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28. Tinkerbell

Sprinkle some magic into Halloween with this Tinkerbell costume. Your outfit will feature the fairy’s signature light green dress and her all-important fairy wings.

Style your hair into a high bun, and add more sparkle with some makeup glitter. Don’t forget a wand to tie the whole look together.

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29. Carole Baskin

All you crazy cats out there will love this one. She’s become one of the most talked-about TV and internet personalities over the past year, and her style is equally recognizable.

Embrace your cat-loving tendencies this Halloween; Amazon offers the perfect set, complete with a flower crown and an animal print blouse.

Just add bootcut or flare jeans, and carry around your stuffed cat toy as you transform yourself into Carole Baskin for the night.

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30. ‘Hit Me Baby One More Time’

Go back to school as you take on one of pop culture’s most infamous looks.

In her acclaimed music video, Britney Spears sports a revamped school uniform, pigtails, and heels — you can do the same this Halloween!

This last-minute Halloween costume consists of a white shirt tied at the waist, a gray cardigan, a black skater skirt, black knee-high socks, heels, and, of course, the pink pom-pom hair bands.

What are you waiting for? Go and get your Britney on!

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31. The Handmaid’s Tale

Step right into Gilead in this dystopian look. Not only is it an easy costume to assemble, it will also be instantly recognized by others who are fans of the award-winning novel and TV series.

To capture Atwood’s vision of the future, you’ll need a large red cape, brown boots, and, of course, a white bonnet. Blessed be your Halloween costume this year!

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32. Clueless

In a stylish throwback to the ‘90s blockbuster, this costume celebrates the film Clueless and Cher Horowitz, its lead character!

You’ll need the classic co-ord, featuring a gingham blazer, a white T-shirt, a yellow cardigan, and a gingham skirt, as well as a pair of white stockings.

White heels will finish the look off, and by then, it will be lights, camera, and action as you debut this movie star look!

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33. Tooth Fairy

Does she exist? Does she not exist? Who knows for sure? Either way, this Halloween, you can become a living version of the tale told by all of our parents.

Simply put on a white dress, a pair of fairy wings, and get crafty with a wooden stick and a white card.

The card will be used to cut out a tooth-shaped design, which will be attached to the end of the wooden stick — the tooth fairy can’t be without her wand. On this Halloween night, you are the tooth fairy!

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34. Party Animal

In keeping with other pun-inspired costumes in this guide, this outfit is simple, funny, and can be adapted from person to person.

All you need are your choices of party clothes, such as a going-out dress or skirt and top.

Any kind of animal headwear set will suffice. If you feel like being a lion, a dog, or a cat, you can!

Of course, this costume can be worn out as a group, with each member taking on a different role. Party the night away in this easy Halloween costume.

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35. Breakfast at Tiffany’s

In an elegant tribute to Audrey Hepburn’s renowned role, you’ll keep things classy with this outfit based on the film Breakfast at Tiffany’s.

Slip into a black cocktail dress and accessorize with a beautiful pearl necklace. Then, add some black tea party gloves and a pair of cat sunglasses.

Complete the costume with a mini tiara, and you’ll look every bit like Holly Golightly.

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36. Ashley Spinelli

Who didn’t love watching Recess as a kid? This Disney Channel hit series had jokes, drama, friendship, and action in every episode.

Though I enjoyed watching the entire group, my favourite character had to be Ashley Spinelli. If you’re with me on this one, then you’ll love this Halloween costume.

The costume is easy too; all you’ll need is a leather biker jacket, a red dress, an orange beanie, black boots, and a pair of yellow and red striped socks, which can all be purchased from Amazon.

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37. Devil Wears Prada

Devil Wears Prada Costume


Just to be clear, this outfit doesn’t have you dressing up as Anne Hathaway or Meryl Streep, who both starred in the 2006 rom-com.

It’s another pun-inspired costume — personally, I can’t get enough of them.

As a devil-wearing Prada, you’ll need a Prada top of any kind, or a top that you don’t mind writing the logo on, as well as a set of devil ears.

That’s all it takes to create this last-minute Halloween costume.

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38. ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’

Johannes Vermeer, the Dutch Golden Age artist, painted “Girl with a Pearl Earring” in 1665.  Since then, it has remained a timeless work of art.

This year, you can capture the painting in all its simplicity and beauty during the Halloween period.

Simply wrap your hair up in a beige head wrap, and layer it with a light blue head wrap. Put on a white shirt and, again, layer that with a brown blouse over the top.

Of course, this look isn’t complete without a pair of pearl earrings!

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39. Unicorn

It’s no myth that unicorns will never go out of style when it comes to Halloween costumes. This costume is bound to add some magic, some color, and a little glitter to the night.

It’s easy too; a white dress and a unicorn headband are all you need to transform into the magical creature.

Alternatively, a rainbow tutu and a white shirt would make an equally dazzling last-minute Halloween costume!

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40. Wonder Woman

This list ends on a heroic note, and it celebrates feminine power and strength in a superhero-themed costume.

Wonder Woman is a force to be reckoned with, and her costume will stand out just as much as she does!

So if you feel like playing the part of a global superhero this Halloween season, simply order a Wonder Woman T-shirt from Amazon, as well as the tiara that Wonder Woman is always seen wearing.

You might not be able to slay the world in this costume, but you will slay any holiday party in it!

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Last-Minute Halloween Costumes for Guys

41. Men in Black

Two men in a black tux wearing sunglasses


Guys, if you still haven’t figured out your costume for Halloween this year, then this look is here to save the day. A black suit and tie and slick shades are all you need to look the part.

What’s more is that if you don’t already have these items, then purchasing them will be a long-term investment. After all, every man needs a staple suit in his wardrobe.

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42. Neo from The Matrix

Neo from The Matrix seating on a chair


The Matrix is arguably one of the most acclaimed films of the 21st century; this Halloween, you can transform into one of its main characters.

Neo is seen wearing an iconic long black cape, black shoes, and a pair of polarized ultralight sunglasses.

All of these items can be purchased online from Amazon to be delivered just in time for the celebrations. The only question that will remain after sporting this costume is the red or blue pill?

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43. Joe Exotic

A family in Joe exotic inspired outfits


I would struggle to believe anyone who claims to have not heard of this man. Otherwise known as the Tiger King, Joe Exotic was first introduced to the world in his Netflix show, which entertained us all during quarantine.

It’s safe to say that his personality is just as wild and bold as his style, making this a fun and exciting costume to put together.

To be the legend that is Joe Exotic this Halloween, you’ll need an exotic patterned shirt, a pair of jeans, and an accessory set featuring a stick-on mustache, fake piercings, a wig, and a baseball cap.

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44. Borat

A guy dressed as Borat holding the American flag


In this outfit, you’ll be looking very nice, as Borat himself would say. The amusing character from Kazakhstan is most often seen in an old-fashioned grey suit and yellow tie.

You’ll need these items, as well as a pair of smart shoes. To really complete the look, carry around a small American flag for the night. Very nice!

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45. James Bond

A guy in a tux posing as James Bond holding a gun


Your name’s Bond. James Bond. That is, this Halloween night. This truly is the perfect last-minute Halloween costume.

You can either wear your own tuxedo, rent one, or purchase this clever zip-up one from Amazon.

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46. Dr. Drake Ramoray

A smiling guy in a doctor's outfit


The Friends gang recently rekindled their unmistakable bond to film a special reunion episode. So how could we not reference the series at least once in our guide?

We based a costume on one of the show’s most memorable storylines for the ladies’ man, Joey Tribbiani; in the show, the soap opera star is always seen wearing a doctor’s coat, a shirt and tie, as well as a stethoscope around his neck.

Create your own version of this memorable fictional doctor, played by the legendary actor Matt LeBlanc.

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47. Diego from Dora the Explorer

Diego the explorer


We couldn’t mention Dora the Explorer without also mentioning her partner, right? With this in mind, two people can team up to create this adventurous duo.

Of course, Diego can also ride the night solo. To create this look, grab a baby blue T-shirt, cargo shorts, a well-pocketed fishing vest, walking boots, as well as a crossbody bag, and the exploring can begin!

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48. Jughead Jones

I have to admit that I am not up to date on all things Riverdale.

But, like many others, I binged my way through the first three seasons, hooked by the murder, secrets, and romantic storylines between the characters.

One notable character is Jughead Jones, though his style is incredibly simple, making it the ideal foundation for a last-minute Halloween costume.

All this look needs is a sherpa-lined denim jacket, jeans, a black T-shirt, a flannel shirt, and, of course, the hat that Jughead wears in every single scene!

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49. Farmer

If you want to opt for a more laid-back look this Halloween season, this country look is perfect. You’ll be ready for country life in this outfit, and it won’t have you spending a fortune.

This outfit consists of a pair of denim overalls, a check flannel shirt, and a straw hat. After a long night of partying, all that will be left to do is hit the hay!

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50. Mr. Clean

You’ll clean up nicely in this incredibly simple, last-minute Halloween costume. He’s seen most often on the side of cleaning products, and on Halloween night, you can create Mr. Clean’s iconic look.

Simply put on a white T-shirt, white jeans or chinos, and a pair of white plimsolls.

You could also choose to sport a bald cap if you’re really committed to the part! Just don’t forget the bushy white eyebrows!

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51. Cowboy

A cowboy


Howdy there! Fancy bringing a bit of the Wild West to Halloween this year? Well, this outfit will do just that, and it won’t require a lot of prep work either.

Put on a classic check flannel shirt, jeans, walking boots or cowboy boots if possible, a bandana around your neck, and, of course, a cowboy hat to finish off the look.

You’ll be saying yee-haw in no time in this costume!

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52. Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes


Play detective in this costume, which is ideal for anyone short on time but hoping to impress their guests.

While it may be easiest to purchase this comprehensive Holmes costume, you can also assemble the look yourself.

You’ll need a long tweed coat and hat, a magnifying glass, and a pipe to start solving mysteries this Halloween!

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53. Mr. Bean

Played by the hilarious Rowan Atkinson, Mr. Bean was a character that had everyone laughing. His unique look can be easily replicated for this year’s Halloween costume.

It simply requires a brown suit jacket, brown trousers to match, a white shirt, and a red tie. Carry around Mr. Bean’s signature furry friend for the night so that you are instantly recognizable!

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54. Stewie Griffin from Family Guy

If you’re a fan of the animated show Family Guy,  then this last-minute costume will be right up your street.

Stewie Griffin, one of the series’s most popular characters, sports an outfit that is very easy to put together.

In order to copy this look, a yellow shirt would be suitable; pair the yellow shirt with red overalls and plimsolls and you are good to go.

Carrying around a stuffed teddy bear would also add to the look since the character is known for his childlike behavior.

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55. Old School Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson

I can still remember when this meme first surfaced and blessed my social media feed. In a throwback picture of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, the movie star is seen dressed in all things ‘90s.

If you feel like recreating the look this Halloween, just put on a pair of mom jeans, a black turtleneck, a gold chain, and a classic fanny pack. This look really is that straightforward!

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56. Brawny

We all use them — everyday, probably. I’m talking about paper towels, which somehow are the inspiration for this next costume!

The product logo for Brawny paper towels features a strong-looking man, which you can dress up as this year for a Halloween costume that is a bit different, and a bit more creative than others.

It’s simple too; a black and red flannel shirt, jeans, and a pair of brown boots are all that this costume needs.

To guarantee that everyone knows exactly who you are, I also recommend carrying around a pack of Brawny paper towels for the night!

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57. Firefighter

Hopefully, you won’t have to put out any fires during the Halloween season. But should the event arise, at least you’ll look ready for action in this costume.

It only consists of a few items.

Simply purchase a fire crew T-shirt, put on a pair of black or navy blue trousers, whip out some red suspenders, and complete the look with a firefighter hard hat.

You’ll certainly look like the hero waiting to save the day.

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58. Mr. Incredible

On the subject of heroes, why not dress up as one of the most powerful and coolest superheroes that has ever graced our cinema screens?

As a child, The Incredibles was a film that I watched on repeat — much to the dismay of my family.

If you’re anything like me, recreating your own version of the film’s leading man this Halloween is a brilliant idea.

Not to mention that Amazon stocks all the items you’ll need to do this, like an Incredibles top, a superhero mask, and black gloves.

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59. Carlton Banks

As I grew up and grew out of The Incredibles, one of my favourite shows became The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

I am a huge fan of Will Smith, but I couldn’t help but be entertained by his on-screen cousin Carlton Banks.

So, bring a bit of Bel-Air to Halloween this year in a costume that is simple and inexpensive.

The character most often appeared wearing a shirt of some kind (we’ve opted for a light blue one), smart trousers or chinos, smart shoes, and a sweater draped over his shoulders.

All that’s left to do now is put some Tom Jones on the speaker and dance like Carlton Banks!

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60. Peter Pan

To round out this guide, we’re taking you to Neverland for this final last-minute Halloween costume.

For this outfit, you don’t have to grow up, so let loose and enjoy the spooky celebrations. By no means is this look difficult to prepare; however, it will require some light craftsmanship.

An oversized green T-shirt will need to be cut at the hem to create a zig-zag design.

Pair this with a pair of green trousers or leggings, brown boots, as well as a classic Peter Pan hat, and you’ll be ready to fly off into the night.

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Final Thoughts on Last-Minute Halloween Costumes

Whether you’re after a movie-inspired look or a pun-loving one, this guide is sure to help you decide who you want to be this Halloween.

The choices really are endless, so go wild, be creative, and have fun with whatever and whoever you choose to be inspired by.

Comment below to share which look you end up sporting this Halloween!




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I don’t know about you, but I don’t give out nicknames easily. They have to be perfectly cultivated to encapsulate every beautiful, or not so beautiful, thing about the person who is given the name.

It can’t be super boring, basic, or plain (unless of course, that person is boring, but you love them for it anyway). A nickname has to be perfect; no if’s, and’s, or but’s about it, the name has to be absolutely perfect.

Now, after hearing my spiel about how important nicknames are, I am sure you are thinking about the fact that your girl best friend doesn’t have one.

I bet the panic is staring to set in now, “Why doesn’t my girl best friend have a nickname???” and “Why is my nickname for my girl best friend so bad?? How can I make it better?” Take a deep breath and worry no more.

Below are the best nicknames for your girl best friend and they aren’t super plain or basic. If you’re looking for names like those, then this isn’t the article for you because plain nicknames are pretty easy to come up with.

But hey, if that’s the perfect fit for your girl best friend by all means, use that nickname. 

Continuing on, below I have taken the nickname game to the next level by organizing all the nicknames into categories.

Simply look through the category that suites your relationship and choose from 50 names, or better yet, use my examples to come up with the perfect custom nickname for your girl best friend.

No matter what name you end up choosing or creating, she will love it!

Before you begin, remember, the nickname process can be a long one and it deserves the time. The perfect nickname can be tricky to find, however, you will know when you’ve found the perfect name because it will fit effortlessly.

Also, if it is the perfect nickname, it may stick with your girl best friend for the rest of her life. So, again, make sure it’s the right name for her! Enjoy the nickname process!





Smart Names to Call Your Girl Best Friend


Smart Names to Call Your Girl Best Friend


Below are some cute smart nicknames to call your girl best friend who always seems to have the answers to everything.

Now, this could be in life, school, or simply random facts; this girl knows it all and more importantly, this girl deserves the perfect nickname.

Consider the options below!

  1. Smarty
  2. Big Brains
  3. Brainy
  4. Brainiac
  5. Worm
  6. Reader
  7. Genius
  8. Owl
  9. Nerd
  10. Nerdy
  11. Young Sheldon
  12. Einstein
  13. Booker
  14. Course Hero
  15. Grade Saver
  16. Apple
  17. Hacker
  18. Lib
  19. Wordy
  20. Brains
  21. Daze
  22. Solver
  23. Professor
  24. Wordle
  25. The President
  26. The Secretary
  27. The Brains
  28. Skater
  29. McSmart
  30. Google
  31. The Saver
  32. Nobel
  33. The Main
  34. Tutor
  35. The Teacher
  36. Nodder
  37. The Knower
  38. OZ
  39. Overlord
  40. Brilliant
  41. Light
  42. Beamer
  43. Shooting Star
  44. Champ
  45. Egghead
  46. Goggles
  47. Ivy
  48. Lemon
  49. Magic Lady
  50. Ray


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Funny Names to Call Your Girl Best Friend


Funny Names to Call Your Girl Best Friend


Funny, original nicknames are hard to come by these days. It seems as though every good nickname is attributed to someone you already know; therefore, you can’t use it.

If you find this happening to you, consider the list below. This list contains some funny nicknames you may or may not have heard of before.

If you have, consider them as a steppingstone to help you find or create the perfect funny nickname.

  1. Goose
  2. Goon
  3. Gooser
  4. Bug
  5. Nugget
  6. Dogo
  7. Kiwi
  8. Rat
  9. Moose
  10. Ducky
  11. Spoon
  12. Buba
  13. Bub
  14. Bab
  15. Thing
  16. Bear
  17. Sneak
  18. Slink
  19. Slinky
  20. Shifty
  21. Pal
  22. Bro
  23. Dude
  24. Buddy
  25. Sipper
  26. Teddy
  27. Funky
  28. Ding Dong
  29. Whopper
  30. Pots
  31. Frugal
  32. Wally
  33. Snail
  34. Light Weight
  35. Goof
  36. Bono
  37. Fudge
  38. Bosco
  39. Special __ (letter of their name, ex. Special K)
  40. The first letter of their name (ex. B)
  41. Goober
  42. Snacker
  43. Stinker
  44. Stinky
  45. Cheeto
  46. Stepper
  47. Anything based off of their last name
  48. Barn Dog
  49. Beak
  50. Pinky

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Sassy Names to Call Your Girl Best Friend


Sassy Names to Call Your Girl Best Friend


We all have that one sassy best friend that deserves an equally sassy nickname. If you are struggling to find the perfectly balanced, or not so balanced, sassy nickname look at the list below.

This list has sassy, sassy sweet, feisty, and so many other sassy styles of nicknames for you to choose from.

Browse below and find the best sassy nickname for your girl best friend.

  1. Dumber
  2. Stupid
  3. Dummy
  4. Sass
  5. Spaz
  6. Weirdo
  7. Dung
  8. Doof
  9. Snap
  10. Pop
  11. Crackle
  12. The Weed
  13. Squirty
  14. Mother
  15. Bummer
  16. Bird
  17. Salty
  18. Grumpy
  19. Brit
  20. Snoozer
  21. Sleaze
  22. Squirt
  23. Tree
  24. Duck
  25. Pea Brain
  26. Loner
  27. Creeper
  28. Mom
  29. Parent
  30. Tooter
  31. Gingersnap
  32. Shortcake
  33. Bean Stalk
  34. Pipsqueak
  35. Hangry
  36. Cayenne
  37. Cheeseball
  38. Fuzz Ball
  39. Your Highness
  40. Nuts
  41. Kiddo
  42. Nosy
  43. Bossy
  44. Crow
  45. Diva
  46. Rebel
  47. Lazy
  48. Hun
  49. Rat
  50. Puff Bal

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Dirty Nicknames to Call Your Girl Best Friend


Dirty Nicknames to Call Your Girl Best Friend


Before you choose a nickname from the list below, make sure that your girl best friend is ok with the nickname.

If she gives you the greenlight, then browse below to find the perfect dirty nickname for her. But again, make sure to confirm that she is ok with one of the names below!

  1. Snack
  2. Hottie
  3. Sticky
  4. Looker
  5. Cutie
  6. Lover
  7. Hot Stuff
  8. Cold Stuff
  9. Shifter
  10. Sleeper
  11. Her last name (ex. Brown) (Keep it as is or change it up, ex. Brownie)
  12. Singer
  13. Snicker
  14. Sweet
  15. Twister
  16. Dynamite
  17. Banger
  18. Shadow
  19. Edible
  20. Goddess
  21. Doll
  22. Candy
  23. Sugar
  24. Smooches
  25. Sunshine
  26. Bubbles
  27. Bunny
  28. Bun Bun
  29. Tiger
  30. Sassy
  31. Missy
  32. Baby Girl
  33. Firecracker
  34. Goldy
  35. Amor
  36. Brandy
  37. My Girl
  38. Ace
  39. Fireball
  40. Kisses
  41. Sparky
  42. Caramel
  43. Spice
  44. Martini
  45. Snappie
  46. Buttercup
  47. Sexy Pants
  48. Sweet Cheeks
  49. Sugar Lips
  50. Angel

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Sweet Nicknames to Call Your Girl Best Friend



Dirty Names to Call Your Girl Best Friend


Finding a nickname for your sweet girl best friend is usually pretty easy. There are many cute names out there that you could call her.

However, listed below, are some of my all-time favorites. Use this list to pick the perfect nickname.

  1. Boo
  2. Love bug
  3. Lovie
  4. Lovely
  5. Lady
  6. Girl
  7. Girly
  8. Minnie
  9. Honey
  10. Love
  11. Poo Bear
  12. Sweety
  13. Sweetheart
  14. Beautiful
  15. Snuggle Bug
  16. Pea
  17. Beau
  18. Cuddle Bug
  19. Snuggly
  20. Hugsy
  21. Pookie Bear
  22. Quality
  23. Gorgeous
  24. Softy
  25. Smiles
  26. Baby Bear
  27. Mouse
  28. Puppy
  29. Bean
  30. Sugar Snap
  31. Beauty
  32. Goldfish
  33. Sky
  34. Bunches
  35. Pie
  36. Soul Mate
  37. Tootsie
  38. Boo Boo
  39. Lulu
  40. Gal
  41. Soul Sister
  42. Chickee
  43. Dreamer
  44. Muffin
  45. Lady Bug
  46. Buzzy
  47. Rosie
  48. Iris
  49. Fun Size
  50. Pal

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Final Thoughts on Names to Call Your Girl Best Friend

Friendships are some of the most important relationships we will ever have, therefore, making sure that your bestie has the perfect nickname is very important.

Some friendships are sweet, while others sassy and feisty, but no matter what type of relationship, a nickname should be fitting for both you and your friend (especially because you will be the one calling them said nickname, so you better like it too). 

Also, I want to say, using a nickname that is coined “basic” or “overused” doesn’t mean it’s bad. It is a way for you to connect with your friend and it will be meaningful to you and her.

Therefore, even if the nickname is “basic”, it will be more than meets the eye because it bonds the two of you. 

If you are struggling or, rather, were struggling to find the perfect nickname, I hope the list above was helpful in finding the perfect nickname or discovering an original one of your own!

No matter what you chose, your girl best friend will love it!




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How Can Literature Classes in College Help You in Life




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Much of the world’s historical cultures and traditions have been preserved in literary pieces that can be studied to learn about the older ways of life.

Most literary pieces contain encounters filled with various human experiences that help broaden one’s understanding of the world they live in. In a nutshell, studying literature courses can help you learn about various cultures and histories through commentaries, stories, and theories.

But, there’s more. Modern literature programs and classes are usually structured in ways that enable students to absorb a lot more.

This means that today’s literature programs can help students develop several transferable skills like essay writing, critical thinking, and more.

Thus, those students who study literature in college can learn several skills that can later be beneficial to employers. In this article, we will take a closer look at how literature classes in college can help you in life ahead.

But before we jump in, students reading this should also know that certain aspects of taking literature classes can be tough. For example, it is never easy to write great essays without a thorough knowledge of the process.

Thus, to perform better, students need all the help they can get.

Today, several digital platforms help students with their academic work. For example, students can use a top platform like Studyfy for their help write my essay or ‘edit my essay’ services.

Using such services enables students to boost their academic performance while also giving them insights into their essay work.

In no particular order, here are 8 ways literature classes in college can help you in life.

1) You Can Improve Your Communication Skills

One of the best ways of learning to communicate better is through reading more. While studying literature, students need to continually read through various types of text like prose or poetry.

They are also provided with various study notes and are also encouraged to create their own.

Literature classes can also be very interactive and engaging. Most literature programs include discussions, debates, seminars, and more.

Overall, students would be able to learn better communication through more reading, listening, evaluating, and writing.


2) You Will Be Motivated to Weave Your Life’s Story

The main essence of any work of literature is that one can always find a story in them. This is because most literary pieces are created to record various events experienced in one’s body, mind, and surroundings.

And these experienced events are usually recorded as stories. Thus, reading more literary works can help mold the idea of ‘story creation’ early on in students.

And attending literature classes in college helps students understand the know-how of how it can be done.


3) It Can Help Improve Your Evaluation Skills

Studying literature properly is not just about plain and simple reading. But it also has a lot to do with being able to discern what one reads. And learning the art of discernment can improve one’s overall evaluation skills.

Being able to discern and evaluate then goes to help students communicate and write a whole lot better.

And this skill – of reading, evaluating, and understanding – is of paramount importance in the professional world.




4) You Can Become More Articulate

Most literary works are written in different styles because they are written by different people. And the more one reads, the more they would understand the complexities behind different writing styles.

But studying literature in college has more benefits than this.


Throughout one’s literature program, they will be put through various tests to gauge and improve their literary abilities. And one of the main abilities one can work upon is being more articulate.

This means that a good literature student would always include all the details when making any type of argument or point.


5) You Can Become a Better Writer

Yes, the ability to write well depends a lot on one’s imagination and frame of mind. But, to become a great or even good writer, one also needs to do a bit of reading.

This is because, without reading previous works, one will not be able to know the required standards for great pieces of text. And without it, one will not be able to write such that it grips their readers.

In the professional world, writers are some of the most well-paid workers. This is because they can convert heaps of information into understandable and engaging texts.

And this can help a business connect with its audience a whole lot more.


6) You Can Improve Your Interactive & Social Skills

Literature courses and programs are some of the most interactive ones around. Why? Because it involves a lot of discussions, debates, storytelling sessions, and more.

In any literature class, one can always find various types of commentaries and speeches from professors and students alike.

Literature students have the unique opportunity of digging deeper into various subject areas. And the best part is that they can do so with all of their peers together.

Learning such interactive and engagement skills from one’s classroom can help them greatly in their future careers.

7) It Can Improve Your English Skills – Better Grammar, Punctuation, & More

English is not only the most spoken but is also considered a standard language across several international communities. Thus, to grow to greater heights, sooner or later, one needs to brush up on their English skills.

Most literature programs and classes around the world are conducted in English. When one takes up a program in English, they have the opportunity of learning the language usage from the masters.

Thus, learning literature early on in life can profoundly improve one’s overall English skills, which can be crucial for career progression.


8) It Can Teach You Critical Thinking & Broaden Your Horizons

To efficiently power through a literature class or program, one needs to be able to contribute adequately. But one’s contribution is often seen as beneficial when they are also able to communicate their knowledge neatly.

A study of literature can achieve this by making students find various patterns and meanings in texts. Literature from various periods of the world also contains much information about historical cultures and traditions.

It can give a lot of insight to students about how people during different times in history were, what they did, how they thought, and more. This broadens one’s horizons and makes one look at the world in an autobiographical way.


The Bottom Line

There is no doubt that studying literature in college has several benefits for one’s life. But that being said, literature programs can be difficult in terms of learning and scoring higher grades easily. 

Students should learn beforehand about all the intricacies and semantics of their desired programs. Doing so would help them know which particular literature program would be the most suitable for them. 


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What To Bring To College – The Ultimate 2022 College Packing List

Are you having trouble knowing what to bring to college? We’ve got you covered! Check out this essential list of what to bring to college.

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This post is all about the college packing list! 

Going away for college is the beginning of a brand new journey. You are leaving home behind for three or four months to live in a place that you have never been to before.

You now have to go to classes, move into your dorm room and receive a whole new set of responsibilities since you are off on your own. This is a big transition for any college student because you are going from having to abide by your parents’ rules to forming ones of your own.

Your parents will still check in with you and make sure you are okay, but now, in college, you are allowed to become independent and make your own decisions.

Now, it is your turn to have faith in yourself and make the right choices, starting with preparing what to pack away for college. You are going to be away from home for a whole semester, so you have to make sure that you have all of the things you need.

You need accessories to jazz up your dorm room. You need enough personal care products to last the entire semester. You have to make sure that all your school supplies are packed in your backpack and that you are up to date with the latest electronics.

If you are fortunate to have your own kitchen in your dorm, you must have all of the right tools with you so that you can learn to cook your meals on campus. Through this guide to packing what you have to bring to college, you will know exactly what you need and get you on the right track!



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College Packing List for your Dorm Room 


1. Desktop Powerstrip 

Desktop Power Strip with 3 Outlet 4 USB Ports 4.5A, Flat Plug and 5 ft Long Braided Extension Cords for Cruise Ship Travel Home Office, ETL Listed

You can charge your phone and earbuds while simultaneously powering your lamp and laptop with this useful powerstrip.

It has 3 outlets, 4 USB cords, and a long, braided extension cord that is sturdy and durable.

With this handy tool, there will be no more overcrowded outlets between you and your roommates!



2. Laundry Basket

DOKEHOM 82L Large Laundry Basket (6 Colors), Collapsible Laundry Bag, Foldable Laundry Hamper, Folding Washing Bin (Black, L)

Keep your dorm room neat and organized with this laundry basket made by DOKEHOM.

When unfolded from its collapsed state, this hamper is 28” tall and 15” wide with aluminum handles for easy transport to the washroom.

Additionally, if you are having friends in your dorm, this laundry basket can be promptly folded up and put into your closet for easy storage.



3. Essential Oil Diffuser 

InnoGear Essential Oil Diffuser, Upgraded Diffusers for Essential Oils Aromatherapy Diffuser Cool Mist Humidifier with 7 Colors Lights 2 Mist Mode Waterless Auto Off for Home Office Room, Basic White

Do you want a dorm room that always has a relaxing fragrance to it when you return after a long day of classes?

This diffuser has 8 soothing colors, 2 misting modes, and will run as long as it has water in it.

The essential oils are sold separately, but this diffuser will mark your first step into the amazing world of aromatherapy. 



4. All-Purpose First Aid Kit 

Band-Aid Johnson & Johnson All-Purpose Portable Compact First Aid Kit for Minor Cuts, Scrapes, Sprains & Burns, Ideal for Home, Car, Travel and Outdoor Emergencies, 140 Count

In your many college adventures, you always need to be prepared for any possible scenario and with this first aid kit by Johnson & Johnson, you can be one step ahead.

This kit comes with 140 pieces of emergency equipment including Band-Aids, Neosporin, hand wipes, gauzes, Benadryl itch cream, Tylenol tablets, and much, much more. 



5. Photo Clip String Lights 

Photo Clip String Lights 17Ft - 50 LED Fairy String Lights with 50 Clear Clips for Hanging Pictures, Photo String Lights with Clips - Perfect Dorm Bedroom Wall Decor Wedding Decorations

Spruce up the drab walls of your dorm with these wonderful string light decorations.

With 50 clips and 50 LED lights that stretch over 17 feet long, you can hang up all the pictures you desire.

Begin with old photos from high school, then add new ones that you took while away at college!



6. Personal Fan 

Vornado Flippi V6 Personal Air Circulator Fan, Midnight

Most of the time, when you have a roommate or two crammed into the same small dorm, there isn’t a lot of air circulation in your room.

This fan can change this by keeping the air flowing with its 2-speed manual control.

Due to its small size, this fan should be put on a nightstand or desk. 


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College Packing List of School Supplies 


7. Daily Planner 

Bliss Collections Daily Planner with 50 Undated 8.5 x 11 Tear-Off Sheets - You've Got This Calendar, Organizer, Scheduler, Productivity Tracker for Organizing Goals, Tasks, Ideas...

In college, you are going to need a good planner to help keep all of your classes, assignments, papers, and projects organized.

If you are as forgetful as I am, then this planner will do wonders for you!

It comes with 50 sheets of material and sections pertaining to certain tasks, ideas, notes, to-do lists, goals, and so on. 



8. Mechanical Pencil Variety Pack 

BIC Mechanical Pencil Variety Pack, Assorted Sizes, 0.5mm, 0.7mm, 0.9mm, 60-Count, Refillable Design for Long-Lasting Use

With this enormous pack of 60 mechanical pencils, you will probably never run out until you graduate.

This set comes with three different sized pencils ranging from thin (0.5 point) to average (0.7 point) to thick (0.9 point).

They are refillable, multicolored, and definitely an upgrade over the classic wooden pencil. 



9. Travel Backpack 

Matein Travel Laptop Backpack, Business Anti Theft Slim Durable Laptops Backpack with USB Charging Port, Water Resistant College School Computer Bag Gifts for Men & Women Fits 15.6 Inch Notebook, ...

This travel laptop backpack with USB charging port is what every 15- year- old boy needs!

Comes with one separate laptop compartment which accommodates 15.6-inch laptops as well as 15-inch, 14-inch, and 13-inch laptops; one large packing compartment with plenty of space for daily needs and tech electronic accessories; and the front section comes with multiple compartments, pen pockets, and a key fob hook to keep his items organized and easily accessible.

And finally with a built in USB charger outside and built-in charging cable inside, this USB backpack offers him a more convenient way to charge his phone while walking.



10. Pen/Pencil Case 

EASTHILL Big Capacity Pencil Pen Case Office College School Large Storage High Capacity Bag Pouch Holder Box Organizer Light Blue

After you buy all your pens and pencils, you are going to need a cute case to store them in!

This case, made by EASTHILL, can hold up to 90 pencils or 50 pencils and has mini compartments to store all of your other trinkets.

The design is also very aesthetically pleasing and the product comes in 9 beautiful colors. 



11. Office Clips Set 

Binder Clips Paper Clips, LEOBRO 340PCS Colored Office Clips Set, with Paper Clamps Paperclips, Rubber Bands, Key Tags, Push Pins, for Office and School Supplies, Assorted Sizes

This is for the person who needs to have everything in their book bag so that they can be prepared for any scenario.

This set comes with 340 pieces of office supplies, including tacks, rubber bands, paper clips, binder clips, and key tags.

With this product, you may become the most organized person in your class!



12. 3-Hole Punch 

Bostitch Office 3 Hole Punch, 12 Sheet Capacity, All-Metal, Silver

If you like to store all of your class papers in your binder, then this hole punch is an absolute must-have.

In case your professor gives you a very long assignment, this tool can pierce up to 12 pages at once and it is made of alloy steel, so it won’t be breaking any time soon!



13. 4-Pack Spiral Notebooks

Yansanido 4 Pack (A5) Spiral Notebooks Journal Hardcover 8.26 x 5.9 Inch 160 Pages Notebook White Paper for Students Office School Supplies (Style 10-Wine Red,Brown,Green,Ivory, A5)

These might be the most gorgeous notebooks that I have ever seen.

This pack of 4 books comes with 160 pages each of A5 paper and durable double-ring binding.

However, what makes this set stand out is how aesthetically pleasing the style is!

They come in 4 lovely colors: wine red, brown, green, and ivory. 



14. Highlighters 

ZEYAR Highlighter, Pastel Colors Chisel Tip Marker Pen, Assorted Colors, Water Based, Quick Dry (6 Macaron Colors)

If you are the kind of person who loves to highlight their notes, these highlighters are the best tool for you.

They come in 6 pastel colors and have a clean chisel point so that you can highlight words with ease.

They are also very small, so they will fit perfectly into your pencil case. 



15. Sticky Notes Organizer 

Sticky Notes Page Markers Colored Index Tabs Flags Bundle Set,2 Mini Rectangular Notes And 6 Index Arrow Flags Organizer(640pcs), With a 15 cm (6 inch) Ruler. Leather Look Design Holder(1Set)....

Forget about buying regular sticky notes, this organizer might have the most impressive collection of notes that I have ever seen.

It comes with 2 sets of rectangular note pads as well as 6 sticky note index arrows.

Everything is held in a sleek leather box that comes with an added ruler!



16. 4-Pocket Binder

DocIt 4 Pocket Binder, Multi Pocket Folder and 1-inch 3 Ring Binder, Perfect for School, Office and Project Organization, Holds 300 Letter Size Papers, Grey (00939-GY)

This is the binder that everyone should have.

It can hold up to 300 pages and has 4 expanding pockets, so you should be able to hold all of your notes, assignments, and exams.

This product is durable, so it will last you a long time, and a good size, so it will fit in your backpack nicely. 


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College Packing List of Kitchen Supplies 


17. Chef Cooking Utensils Set 

Umite Chef Kitchen Cooking Utensils Set, 33 pcs Non-Stick Silicone Cooking Kitchen Utensils Spatula Set with Holder, Wooden Handle Silicone Kitchen Gadgets Utensil Set (Khaki)

How can you bring your amazing food creations to life without the proper tools?

This set has got you covered with 33 different utensils, perfect for any type of meal you are looking to prepare.

This includes a spatula, tongs, a measuring cup, tongs, a soup ladle, and much more.

Have a lovely cooking night with your friends and roommates!



18. 2-Slice Toaster 

Toaster 2 Slice,Retro Toaster,Stainless Steel Toaster,Extra Wide Slot,Bagel Defrost Cancel Function, 6 Shade Setting,Removable Crumb Tray, Light Blue

If there isn’t a toaster in your dorm room, it may be time to get one of your own.

This toaster looks like it is straight from the 1950s.

It is a great product for a college student who loves bread and bagels as much as they love a good retro aesthetic.

It would be the perfect addition to your dorm kitchen!



19. Kitchen Brush Set

Holikme 5 Pack Kitchen Cleaning Brush Set, Dish Brush for Cleaning, Kitchen Scrub Brush&Bendable Clean Brush&Groove Gap Brush&Scouring Pad for Pot and Pan, Kitchen Sink, Green

Once you are done cooking, baking, and preparing your meal, you are going to have to complete the next step: straightening up your kitchen.

This set of 5 brushes by Holikme is ideal for every part of your cooking space, from scrubbing your pots and dishes to polishing your pans and countertops.



20. Cutting Board Set

Gorilla Grip Reversible, Oversized, Thick Cutting Board Set of 3, Easy Grip Handle, Deep Juice Grooves, Slip Resistant, Large Kitchen Chopping Boards for Meat, Veggies, Fruits, Dishwasher Safe, Gray

Cutting up fresh fruit and vegetables in your dorm room is impossible with a good cutting board.

This set of three cutting boards in three varying sizes is exactly what you would be looking for.

These boards are made from rubber material which makes it difficult to slice through them and they are reversible as well, so you don’t have to cut meat and produce on the same side. 



21. Digital Food Kitchen Scale 

GreaterGoods Digital Food Kitchen Scale, Multifunction Scale Measures in Grams and Ounces (Ash Grey)

Certain recipes require an exact amount of an ingredient in order for the dish to come out just the way you want it to.

If you are cooking from scratch on a weekend, this kitchen scale is the way to go!

It gives accurate measurements in ounces and pounds, so your meals will always be flawless. 



22. Kitchen Conversion Chart Magnet 

Kitchen Conversion Chart Magnet - Imperial & Metric to Standard Conversion Chart Decor Cooking Measurements for Food - Measuring Weight, Liquid, Temperature - Recipe Baking Tools Cookbook Accessor...

This mini conversion chart is an absolute lifesaver.

With this magnet, you can convert liquid volumes and dry measurements with ease.

Unless you are the type of person who knows how many tablespoons go into a cup off the top of your head, this is the most useful accessory to stick on your mini-fridge or cabinet whenever you are cooking something new. 



Essentials for Cleaning and Bathroom


23. Mesh Shower Caddy

Attmu Mesh Shower Caddy for College Dorm Room Essentials, Hanging Portable Tote Bag Toiletry for Bathroom Accessories

This durable mesh caddy made by Attmu can organize your shower in seconds.

With 8 outer compartments, you can hold your combs, soaps, shampoos, conditioners, razors, and other bathroom accouterments.

Your bathroom space will be neat and free from clutter with this necessary accessory!



24. EasyWring Spin Mop 

O-Cedar EasyWring Microfiber Spin Mop, Bucket Floor Cleaning System

This mop is small but incredibly mighty and also very easy to use!

It functions with a push pedal to wring out the mop and the mop head can simply be disinfected in the washing machine.

It is perfect for cleaning up any little messes in your dorm room before your friends come over. 



25. Tall Trash Bags, Set of 90

Glad Tall Kitchen Trash Bags ForceFlex Plus with Clorox, 13 Gallon, Lemon Fresh Bleach Scent 90 Count (Package May Vary), White-gray, Lemon Fresh

Between you, your roommates, and any visitors that you may have, your dorm room is going to have a lot of trash.

These Glad trash bags are cheaper when you buy them in bulk, with this set of 90 bags costing less than 20 dollars - a bargain in my opinion.

They are also lemon-scented, great for eliminating any foul odors wafting from your trash can. 



26. Linen Towel Set 

American Soft Linen Towel Set, 2 Bath Towels 2 Hand Towels 2 Washcloths Super Soft and Absorbent 100% Turkish Cotton Towels for Bathroom and Kitchen Shower Towel Navy Blue

This towel set is exactly what you need for the bathroom in your college dorm. These towels come in a set of 6, with 2 bath towels, 2 hand towels, and 2 washcloths included. They are made with 100% cotton and are sold in a variety of colors, so be sure to choose your favorite! 



27. Broom and Dustpan Set

Broom and Dustpan Set for Home, Dustpan and Broom Set, Broom and Dustpan Combo for Office Home Kitchen Lobby Floor Use Dustpan Broom Set

If you track dirt into your dorm room, it can be quite frustrating to clean up your mess without the proper tools to do so. This broom and dustpan set is easy to use and can be easily stored in a closet or corner. There is also a comb on the inside of the dustpan so the bristles of the broom will always be clean the next time you use it!



Packing List of Personal Care Products 


28. Face Masks

Sheet mask by Glam Up Facial Sheet Mask BTS 12 Combo (Pack of 12) - Face Masks Skincare, Hydrating Face Masks, Moisturizing, Brightening and Soothing, Beauty Mask For All Skin Type

Honestly, you can’t beat 12 dollars for 12 masks. These are perfect for a mini spa day with your friends. They come in a variety of materials including peppermint, avocado, green tea, tomato, and so on, each with a different way to make your skin healthier. 



29. Coconut & Honey Hand & Body Lotion – 

Naked Bee 2.25oz Coconut & Honey Hand & Body Lotion (2pk)- and Coconut & Honey Lip Balm, Natural Personal Care Products

This product is wonderful for those winter months on campus when your skin is really dry and cracked. The set includes hand lotion, body lotion, and a stick of lip balm, all made from natural ingredients like beeswax, honey, aloe vera, and sunflower seed. Everything is paraben-free, cruelty-free, and gluten-free with no added dyes or pigments!



30. Facial Tools 

Original Jade Roller & Gua Sha Facial Tools, Real Jade Roller for Face - Face Roller, Natural Rose Quartz Roller - Face Massager, Facial Roller for Skin Care, Body, Eyes, Neck - Tones, Firms, Depu...

This is the perfect tool to use on a relaxing spa day after a week of assignments and exams. Made of pure Brazilian quartz, this jade roller and gua sha set alleviates inflammation, reduces puffiness, and relaxes your skin. You can even put these tools in the fridge for an extra bit of cool soothing power!



31. Beard Kit 

Beard Kit,Beard Growth Kit,Beard Grooming Kit w/2 Packs Beard Wash/Shampoo,Beard Growth Oil,Beard Balm,Beard Wash,Brush,Comb,Scissor,Storage Bag,E-Book,Beard Care & Trimming Kit Gifts for Men Him

For anyone looking to grow or maintain a luscious beard in college, then this kit may be just what you are looking for. This set comes with beard shampoo and beard balm, to help keep your beard full and healthy, as well as a beard comb and trimming scissors, for easy maintenance. 



32. Under Eye Masks

Under Eye Mask 24 Pairs - Reduce Dark Circles, Puffy Eyes, Undereye Bags, Wrinkles - 24K Gold Gel Under Eye Patches, Vegan Cruelty-Free Self Care by grace and stella

After a long night of studying, these under eye masks will do wonders. They are good for reducing puffiness and inflammation and it tightens the skin under the eyes for a rejuvenated look. These masks also come in the color of 24k gold, so you can look simply stylish while you are waiting for the magic to happen. 



33. Albolene Moisturizing Cleanser 

Albolene Face Moisturizer and Makeup Remover, Facial Cleanser and Cleansing Balm, Fragrance Free Cream, 12 oz

Everyone needs a good moisturizer to hydrate their skin when they wake up in the morning. This cleanser by Albolene is not only a great moisturizer but it is good for removing makeup as well. It is made from only 5 simple ingredients with no soap or water required!


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Packing List of Personal Care Products


34. Scalp Massager 

Hair Shampoo Brush, HEETA Scalp Care Hair Brush with Soft Silicone Scalp Massager (Purple)

If you are looking for the perfect shower accessory that will relax your head after a stressful day in class, this scalp massager would be great for you! This product massages the scalp to reduce itchiness and promote blood circulation while preventing dandruff. It also comes in 9 cute colors!



35. Pimple Healing Patches

Rael Acne Pimple Healing Patch - Absorbing Cover, Invisible, Blemish Spot, Hydrocolloid, Skin Treatment, Facial Stickers, Two Sizes 10mm & 12mm (96 Count)

With these healing patches, you don’t have to stress out about your skin anymore! This product comes with 96 total patches in two different sizes, 10 mm and 12mm. They are also vegan and cruelty-free. They can be worn all day and night, even throughout all your daily classes, to help get rid of any pesky skin blemishes. 



36. Microdermabrasion Machine

Beurer Home Microdermabrasion Machine with Pore Vacuum Massage for Radiant Skin | Personal Microdermabrasion Tool for Gentle Exfoliation, with 20 Replacement Filters, FC76

If you don’t clean your pores often, you can get annoying pimples and blemishes. This device is the perfect pore cleanser that you need! The vacuum can be used in 2 intensity levels, so it works for those with sensitive skin and those with tough skin. It would be a very good addition to your skincare routine!



37. Foot File 

Colossal Pedicure Rasp Foot File, Professional Foot Care Pedicure Stainless Steel File to Removes Hard Skin, Can Be Used On Both Dry and Wet Feet

When you spend all day walking around on campus, you can develop blisters and hardened skin on your feet that may be difficult to alleviate. This foot file will help remove any calluses or unnecessary skin on your foot so that they can become smooth and soft once again. 



Packing List of Electronics 

38. Portable Power Bank 

2-Pack Miady 10000mAh Dual USB Portable Charger, Fast Charging Power Bank with USB C Input, Backup Charger for iPhone X, Galaxy S9, Pixel 3 and etc …

When you forget to charge your phone and it is on 1 percent battery with no charger in sight, it is one of the worst feelings in the world. This pack of 2 portable power banks eliminates the problem immediately. These banks are compatible with Google, Samsung, Apple, and Motorola models and include 2 USB ports, so you can charge two devices at once!



39. Sleep Headphones 

Sleep Headphones Wireless, Perytong Bluetooth Sports Headband Headphones with Ultra-Thin HD Stereo Speakers Perfect for Sleeping,Workout,Jogging,Yoga,Insomnia, Air Travel, Meditation

These headphones are perfect for when you have trouble falling asleep and need soothing music to help wind your body down. This device could also be used while you are at the gym since they last for 10 hours of playtime in one charge and have a breathable headband. 



40. Echo Dot (4th Generation) 

Echo Dot (4th Gen, 2020 release) | Smart speaker with Alexa | Charcoal

If you are looking for a good device to play music in your dorm while you are studying, cleaning, or dancing, invest in the latest smart speaker from Amazon. You can listen to your favorite playlists from streaming services like Spotify, Apple Music, and SiriusXM, while also being connected to Alexa, Amazon’s virtual assistant. 



41. 3-in-1 Wireless Charging Station

Wireless Charging Station, 3 in 1 Foldable Wireless Charger Stand, Wireless Charging Stand for iPhone 13/12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max/11/XS Max/XS/XR/X/8P, Airpods 2/pro, Apple Watch, and Qi-Certified Phones

This wireless charging station is most useful for a college student who has all of the latest Apple products. With this device, you can charge your iPhone, Airpods, and Apple Watch all at the same time. It is compatible with recent Samsung models as well and is foldable and wireless for easy transport. 



42. Beats Studio Buds 

Beats Studio Buds – True Wireless Noise Cancelling Earbuds – Compatible with Apple & Android, Built-in Microphone, IPX4 Rating, Sweat Resistant Earphones, Class 1 Bluetooth Headphones - Bla...

These are a durable pair of earbuds that will best suit any college student who loves to listen to their tunes all around campus. They can last for up to 8 hours with one charge and come with an active noise-canceling feature for the times when you are listening to music while studying and trying to avoid distractions.


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Food and Snacks


43. Compact Air Fryer 

Dash Compact Air Fryer Oven Cooker with Temperature Control, Non-stick Fry Basket, Recipe Guide + Auto Shut off Feature, 2 Quart - Aqua

Most dorm rooms don’t have a stove or even a microwave, let alone a cooking appliance as messy as a deep fryer. However, this perfectly sized air fryer will do just the trick. It can cook up to 2 quarts of food without frying it in unhealthy oils and this reduces the fat content by 70 to 80 percent.



44. Food Storage Containers, 16-Pack 

Food Storage Containers Set - Airtight Plastic Containers with Easy Snap Lids (16 Pack) - Leak Proof Kitchen & Pantry Organization - BPA-Free - 16 Chalkboard Labels & Marker - Chef’s Path

Don’t let any leftovers from last night go to waste! This set of 16 containers in 5 different sizes is just what you need to store any kind of food, from fruits and vegetables to the pizza you had for lunch that you want to save until tomorrow. It also comes with chalkboard labels and markers so you can always mark down when the contents will be expiring. 



45. Acrylic Dinnerware 

US Acrylic Newport Plastic Plate, Bowl and Tumbler Dinnerware | 12-piece set Grey

Every dorm needs a basic tableware set. This collection comes with 12 pieces of dinnerware, including 4 10-inch plates, 4 bowls, and 4 20-ounce cups. They are made of plastic so you don’t have to worry about losing an item or throwing something out by accident. 



46. Mini Waffle Maker

Dash Mini Maker: The Mini Waffle Maker Machine for Individual Waffles, Paninis, Hash Browns, other on the go Breakfast, Lunch, or Snacks, with Easy Clean, Dual Non-stick Sides - Black

Become the king or queen of brunch with this adorable waffle maker! You will find yourself making 4-inch waffles every day if you have this cute machine. If you are feeling experimentative, you could also put hashbrowns or cookie dough in the maker and see what happens!



Packing List of Fun Stuff


47. Fitbit Versa 2

Fitbit Versa 2 Health and Fitness Smartwatch with Heart Rate, Music, Alexa Built-In, Sleep and Swim Tracking, Black/Carbon, One Size (S and L Bands Included)

This step tracker is perfect for a student who is looking to get more active while they are away at college. The Versa 2 has so many features: it can play music, track your sleep schedule and your heart rate, can connect to Alexa, and last for at least 6 days without a charge. An essential product for those trying to be more fit!



48. Mini Projector 

Mini Projector, AuKing 2021 Upgraded 1080P Supported Outdoor Projector, Projector for Outdoor Use Compatible with HDMI, USB, Laptop, iOS and Android Phone

This mini projector is a must-have when you are having movie nights with your friends in your dorm room. It is compatible with laptops, smartphones, and TV boxes, so you can project any show or movie through these devices. This product is definitely more useful than just crowding around your computer! 



49. Hand Warmers

10000mAh Hand Warmers Rechargeable, Digital Display Electric Hand Warmer, 14hrs Long Lasting Heat, 2s Quick Heating, Portable USB Hand Warmer Heater Great for Outdoor, Winter Gifts for Women Men

These warmers are essential for those chilly winter months ahead, especially if you are a student going to college upstate. It can also be used as a power bank to charge your phone, 3 temperature levels ranging from “it’s a little cold outside, I need to keep my hands toasty” to “I just stuck my hands in the snow and I need to regain feeling in them once again.”



50. Electronic Word Clock

Sharper Image Light Up Electronic Word Clock, Copper Finish with LED Light Display, USB Cord and Power Adapter, 7.75in Square Face, Unique Contemporary Home and Office Decor

This clock looks like the strangest game of Scrabble ever played, but its unique design is a big draw for me! Not only does it look cool, but is still very useful, tracking the time through five-minute intervals. I think it would look perfect on someone’s nightstand in their dorm room. 


Final Thoughts on College Packing List

Getting ready to leave for college is an incredibly difficult task because you are essentially leaving behind the life you had always known, at least for a few months, to a brand new environment.

You will become mostly surrounded by people you have never met before and you have to rely on your own decision-making to solve problems that may arise in the upcoming semester.

It may seem very overwhelming and it is easy to become stressed out during this period, especially with the preparations before you leave for college.

You want to make you have everything you need before you are off on your own, which includes your personal care products, electronics, kitchen supplies, and dorm accessories.

Hopefully, this list has helped guide you in choosing the right items to bring! 





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