10 D-I-Y Halloween Costumes - Ivy City Co

10 D-I-Y Halloween Costumes

10 D-I-Y Halloween Costumes

Halloween has snuck up on us yet again, how spooky! If you're wishing you had a fairy godmother to create your last minute costume in a flash, you're in luck! We've got you covered with ten fantastic DIY halloween costume ideas using ivy dresses. You might already have them or you can always treat yourself to a new one! From Cruella De Vil to Princess Fiona, our versatile dresses will help you create the perfect halloween look that are so easy, it's scary!! 
For a spooky + stylish family costume, our Cape Dress can become the bewitching Morticia Addams. The queen of all things spooky! Combine it with dark makeup, a long black wig, + red lips. Bring your little sidekick with in our Mini Vidita Dress, styled as Morticia's darkly adorable daughter, Wednesday Addams. Bringing mommy & me matching to a spooky level. 

Embrace your inner villain by transforming the brand new Starling Dress into the iconic Cruella De Vil. Pair it with black gloves, our Willa Coat in White, + a bold red lip for that perfect sinister, yet stylish, look. Best part is you can bring your favorite furry friend with you to trick or treat! Don't forget to adopt Cruella's attitude – fierce & fabulous!



Follow the yellow brick road in style with your Blakely Dress as Dorothy from the "Wizard of Oz". Pair it with some ruby slippers, some braids, and Toto (either plush or real) as the perfect duo! There's no place like home, but there's also no place like your Halloween party!


Channel your inner royal with the Mini Cupcake Cress as Princess Peach from Super Mario! Add a crown, white gloves, & jewels to your dress for a look that's both sweet + powerful. Save the kingdom from bowser in style! (psst.. turn this look into a darling family costume with Mario & Luigi too!)
A dream is a wish your heart makes! Let's make your Halloween costume dreams a reality with our Wonderland Dress as Cinderella! This dress was made for Cinderella herself. Just add a sparkling tiara & glass slippers (or glass heels) to steal the spotlight at any midnight soiree!


Transform into everyone's favorite ogre princess by wearing the Andie Dress in Emerald Velvet. Add a tiara + a braid, and you're good to go. This is another great option to turn into a family Halloween costume too! 

Channel your inner Disney diva with the Mini Ballerina Dress in Red as Minnie Mouse. Accessorize with iconic mouse ears, white gloves, and your favorite shoes. you'll be ready to dazzle your way through the magical world of Halloween!

You'll be able to put this costume together as fast as grease lightning! Snag the Ophelia Dress and/or the Roxie Jumpsuit in Black Sequin to rock that iconic Sandra Dee style. Complete the look with a leather jacket + a playful ponytail. You're the one that they want!

Step into the regency era & become a character straight out of a Bridgerton ball with the Athena Dress. Add an intricate tiara, delicate gloves, and a sense of refined elegance to embody Daphne Bridgerton. You'll be the talk of the town.

Channel the timeless beauty of Marilyn Monroe by rocking our brand new Felicity Dress. Pair it with a blonde wig, red lipstick, & an air of old hollywood glam. You'll be a true Hollywood icon, ready to steal the spotlight.

 We're having so much fun, we had to put together a few extra ideas! Whether you're ready to be a boss babe like Elle Woods or in your princess era as Anastasia, we've got costumes for everyone! We can't wait to see what you come up with! 


This time of the year is full of fun! We can't wait to see our Ivy League all dressed up for Halloween. We hope these ideas inspire you to use your Ivy City dresses & transform them into fun + cute costumes. If you recreate any of them, make sure you tag us on Instagram!