5 T-shirts to get you in the Halloween costume spirit
Just when you thought it was safe to check your email … the dreaded costume party invitation practically pounces from your in box. The horror!
Hey, not everyone is super keen on dressing up on Halloween, and, for those people, we have a simple, painless and affordable option that will show you’re not a party pooper and help get you in the spirit of the season, too: The costume T-shirt.
Yep, by just throwing on a wardrobe basic with the right message or design, you can stay comfy and avoid offending your hosts. And, should you choose not to recycle this idea next October (but we really think you should), you’ve got a layering piece or pajamas. It’s OK. Go ahead and freak out.
Here are five T-shirts that give you instant costume cred:
You’re Mona Lisa
Become a living work of art (just remember to half-smile mysteriously) when you toss on this T-shirt. Bonus points for carrying around an empty frame. Mona Lisa women’s shirt, $34, cafepress.com
You’re a Spartan cheerleader
Ready, OK! Channel Will Ferrell’s popular Saturday Night Live cheerleader with this style that makes getting suited up for your party a cinch. Go team! Spartan cheerleader men’s shirt, $49, cafepress.com
Not only does this T-shirt feature the Batgirl signal and big gold belt, but it has a cape attached with Velcro at the collar. Superhero? Super costume. Batgirl caped costume Tshirt, $25.99, superherostuff.com
Went to a party at the county jail—er—haunted house. Wherever you go this Halloween, don this Jailhouse Rock-inspired T-shirt and channel the King. Sneer optional. Elvis Jailhouse Rock women’s shirt, $49, cafepress.com
You’re Captain America
Show off your stars and stripes (and those muscles, too!) with this superhero shirt that doubles as a Fourth of July fashion must, too. Captain America T-shirt, $28.99, superherostuff.com