13 Clever Halloween Costumes for Work

Get in the spooky spirit at the office by throwing on one of these Halloween costumes for work.

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Rosie the Riveter poster
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Rosie the Riveter

Show off your tough side at work by dressing up as Rosie the Riveter!

Only science nerds will appreciate these Halloween costumes.

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Still of Audrey Hepburn from "Breakfast at Tiffany's"
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Audrey Hepburn

Pair your favourite black work dress with some elegant pearls and gloves and you’ll be channeling Audrey Hepburn in no time.

Don’t miss these style tips you should steal from Audrey Hepburn.

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Main cast of "Mad Men: Season 1"
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Mad Men

Dress up like you’re going to work in the ’60s! Get together with your work friends and each dress up as a member of the Mad Men cast.

If Halloween sneaks up on you this year, try one of these genius costumes you can do last minute.

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Shelley Duvall as Olive Oyl
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Olive Oyl

Now you just have to find a work friend who will dress up as Popeye!

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Christopher Reeve as Superman
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Clark Kent

Wear a Superman t-shirt underneath your work suit and leave your shirt unbuttoned. It’s the perfect excuse to look a little sloppy at work!

These punny Halloween costumes will give everyone a laugh.

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Vampire costume
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Put on an all-black outfit and pair it with a cape, black lipstick, and heavier than normal black eyeliner.

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Stockard Channing in "Grease"
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Pink Lady

Impress coworkers with your Grease knowledge as you sport this fun Pink Lady costume.

These spooky Halloween riddles will get you ready for October 31.

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Where's Waldo? costume
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It’s sometimes tricky to pick out Halloween costumes for work. This easy and funny costume will get you a lot of laughs in the office.

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Chance the Rapper
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Chance the Rapper

All you have to do is pair a yellow sweater with Chance’s famous hat and you’ll look just like the famous rapper.

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Judy Garland as Dorothy in "The Wizard of Oz"
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If you’re lucky, maybe your office will let you bring in your dog as Toto!

Check out 13 of the best Halloween costumes for dogs.

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Steve Jobs
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Steve Jobs

Just pair a black turtleneck with your favourite jeans. If you’re Steve Jobs, no one can yell at you for having your phone next to you all day.

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Halloween costumes for work
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Add a fanny pack and some sunglasses to any outfit and you’re instantly a tourist.

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Woman with pop art face paint
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Pop art

Break out the Halloween makeup and create pop art on your face.

Next, find out why we celebrate Halloween in the first place!

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