TikTok Halloween costumes inspired by some of 2022's biggest trends and challenges

Make like your favorite influencers with these TikTok Halloween costumes and rake in all the likes

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Ready for the spooky season? TikTok Halloween costumes, inspired by the platform's best trends and challenges, will ensure that you are the best, most viral pick of the costume contest.

Whether you want to ensure that The Corn Song stays in everybody's head for the foreseeable future, or you fancy channeling Cottagecore at this year's Halloween bash, these TikTok-themed costumes are sure to inspire your party outfit. Paired with one of these Halloween nail designs, you're sure to win best dressed...

TikTok Halloween costumes to inspire this year's outfit

1. It's corn!

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Corn Halloween costume: RRP $39.99/£65

If you haven't heard the corn song, were you even on TikTok this year? Pay homage to that sweet little boy's love of the simple treat this Halloween and, if the joke is lost on people, have the video on standby. Get corny this spooky season. 

@schmoyoho (opens in new tab)

♬ It's Corn - Tariq & The Gregory Brothers & Recess Therapy (opens in new tab)

2. Cottagecore

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SHEIN Off Shoulder Button Front Shirred Dress: RRP $21/ £19.99

Get those whimsical, woodsy vibes courtesy of the cottagecore trend. This dreamy fairytale-like aesthetic will make you a doppelgänger for Daphne Bridgerton! Or you can opt for another one of these genius 'Bridgerton' Halloween costume ideas.

@officialhambly (opens in new tab)

I know I love everything I make but this strawberry dress is truly 🥺 #SummerDIY #strawberrydress #diysewing #sewing #sewingskills #cottagecore

♬ Intentions (Instrumental Version) [Originally Performed by Justin Bieber & Quavo] - Elliot Van Coup (opens in new tab)

3. Pingu

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Penguin Pal Costume: RRP £23.98 (UK only)

The noot-noots of UK childhood favorite show Pingu cropped up alarmingly often on TikTok this year—get into the penguin spirit for a hit of nostalgia.

@offical_lonewolf (opens in new tab)

♬ original sound - LoneWolf ✔ (opens in new tab)

4. Harry Styles

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Novelty Harry Styles Life Size Cardboard Cutout: RRP $69.95/£31.99

Maybe it's just our FYPs, but Harry Styles has been the talk of the town this year. Don't Worry Darling—with a cutout of the "Watermelon Sugar" singer, you can offer the best photo opps of the night.

@jeannette_wilson (opens in new tab)

Here it is: ALL THE HEIGHTS #harrystyles #harry #hs #hshq #tpwk #onedirection #1D #foryoupage #foryou #fy #fyp #liampayne #taylorswift #florencepugh

♬ sunflower told me mashup - lydia 🦋✨🌈 BLM (opens in new tab)

5. The Wolf Cut

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Adult 1980s Halloween Costume Accessory Kit: RRP $12.99 (US only)

The mullet has reemerged...with a few modern-day tweaks. Meet the wolf cut, the new take on the '80s trend. This Halloween, go all-out '80s with a mullet wig and '80s gear! Get decked out with these '80s accessories: a fanny pack, visor and I Love the '80s Necklace. Pair it with a wig (opens in new tab) to get the full effect. 

@daniellemarcan (opens in new tab)

had a breakdown so i got a wolf cut #wolfcut #mullet #haircut

♬ good 4 u - Olivia Rodrigo (opens in new tab)

6. Minions

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Rubie's Official Minion Costume: RRP $82/£82.06

Maybe it was mean for all of those older siblings to promise their younger brothers and sisters a cool face paint makeover or makeup treat, but man was the minion takeover hilarious. Stand in solidarity with all those disappointed kids by dressing up as Gru's biggest fans. You could get the look with some cool blue dungarees (opens in new tab) and a yellow T-shirt with some glasses, but if you really want to impress, this is the purchase for you... 

Danielle Valente

Danielle is a writer for woman&home and My Imperfect Life, covering all-things news, lifestyle and entertainment. 

The heart of her time at Future has been devoted to My Imperfect Life, where she's been attuned to the cosmos, new TV shows and relationship trends.  

Before her time at Future, Danielle was the editor of Time Out New York Kids and a news editor at Elite Daily. Her work has also appeared in Domino, Chowhound, amNewYork and Newsday, among other outlets. 

When Danielle is not working, you can usually find her reading a book, coffee at hand, or attempting a new recipe. (Recommendations always welcome!)

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