Costume Party Outfit Ideas Under $20 For Thrifty Students
If there’s one thing you can guarantee about your time at university, it’s that you’ll be invited to at least one fancy dress party along the way.
You may be blessed and be able to dream up a standout costume to wear for any theme, but then you have to navigate the price. Is it really worth spending $50 on a costume party outfit you’ll only wear once?
So start with our list of eye-catching costume party outfits, which all sneak under the $20 price tag
Costume Party Outfit ideas for under $20
Scientists have spent years trying to figure it out, but we still don’t know why a banana costume party outfit makes everything funnier. But the fact remains that they do, and at this price, you’d be a fool not to get one for yourself.
He died for our sins, but you can be the life of the party in this fetching number.
Note that this costume party outfit only includes the robe and drape, so you may have to pray for a beard spurt (or put faith into this accessory) if you’re keen to rock the authentic Jesus-chic.
This sporty costume party outfit (suitable for men and women) is available in a range of colours, but we’ve gone for the red as a throwback to the days of Glee and High School Musical. What team?! WILDCATS.
Their pizzas might leave a lot to be desired, but those Hawaiians sure know to spawn a costume party outfit.
Ladies (or guys!) can get the skirt, bra, cuffs, lei and headband in one set for £11.99. However, if you’re not keen on skirts (or don’t like getting cold), the Hawaiian shirt and sunglasses/lei set will go just fine with a pair of shorts.
Now who wouldn’t fall in love with a sexy union officer. and for under $20 this costume party outfit will have the women throwing themselves at you. You lucky soldier !!!
You know you’re onto a good thing when someone appears to write their review in the form of a poem. You’ll have to supply your own shirt, trousers and shoes, but we’d bet our bottom dollar that you’ve already got those lying around anyway.
Price: $21.99 (O.k. It’s not quite $20, but it is an awesome costume party outfit)
God knows how Wally (or Waldo, as Americans seem to think he’s called) manages to hide so well in such a conspicuous outfit, but you can’t deny that it works. Perfect if you’re trying to avoid someone at the party.
This costume Party Outfit is an absolute bargain. Just a warning, though, it doesn’t come with the scythe. Get this below – Warning. you may feel like death the next morning.
According to the product description, you’ll be able to “swing from building to building in this fantastic Spiderman costume”. We can’t speak for the legitimacy of these claims, but we can comment on the cost at less than 20 bucks this costume party outfit will have heads turning
You go for a Luigi, Wario, Waluigi or even a Toad costume instead, but we’ve chosen Mario to help minimise the chance of someone awkwardly asking what the hell you’ve come as. Plus, as Kaylee rightly says, the hat is so funny.
Captain Jack Sparrow
Don’t let this be the day that you remember as the time you almost bought a Captain Jack Sparrow costume. Buy this bargain outfit now!
You and this cheap Pink Lady jacket will go together like rama lamma lamma ka dinga da dinga dong. Not to mention all the heads you’ll turn if you walk up and down your Street.
If your college doesn’t hold at least one toga party during your time there, is it even a real college? In fact, even if you’ve not got a toga party coming up, it’s almost worth getting this cheap toga costume just because you’re so likely to have one in the future.
The beauty of the morphsuit is its flexibility. Literally and metaphorically.
If you’re going to the party dressed as anything other than a human, a morphsuit can do the bulk of the legwork for you. Smurf? Blue morphsuit. Toy soldier? Green morphsuit. Butler who’s probably on some kind of register? Tuxedo morphsuit.
They really are the cheap costume for any fancy dress party.
You’ve saved money on your costume party outfit – now discover ways to save money once you’re on the night out!
All prices were accurate at the time of writing.