The Best Witch Costumes That Are Actually Kind Of Chic

Bianca Heyward

Just between us muggles: Witches are the best. From Shakespeare's witches in Macbeth to the too-real Salem witch trials, Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, and, of course, Twitches — our affinity for the fantasy world of magical things is pretty obvious. Perhaps we like them for their humor (see: the Sanderson Sisters) or their powers, but if there's anything Bewitched taught us, it's their style that has us spellbound. (C'mon, what other excuse do we have for wearing purple and green, besides Endora?)

But if after scrolling through your witch Rolodex you, too, are experiencing broomstick and pointy hat fatigue and are longing for more options, then we've got your fix. Because if you've ever watched American Horror Story: Coven, you're aware that witches — and their costumes — come in a variety of cauldron-brewing, wig-snatching styles. Ahead, we've got options to take your inner witch from the streets of Halloweentown to Oz and back. And how you get there, whether via cliché broomstick or Uber, is up to you (and your black cat, of course).

<h3>Hermione Granger<br></h3> <br>You don't have to identify as a Gryffindor to dress up as Hermione — Harry Potter's bookish BFF — this Halloween. Buy an official Hogwarts robe or go the DIY route with a white button-down shirt and striped necktie.<br><span class="copyright">Photo: Photofest.</span><br><br>

Hermione Granger


You don't have to identify as a Gryffindor to dress up as Hermione — Harry Potter's bookish BFF — this Halloween. Buy an official Hogwarts robe or go the DIY route with a white button-down shirt and striped necktie.
Photo: Photofest.

<br> <br> <strong>Harry Potter</strong> Hogwarts Logo Halloween Costume Robe, $, available at <a href="https://www.target.com/p/adult-harry-potter-four-house-logo-halloween-costume-robe/-/A-76499500" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Target" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Target</a>


Harry Potter Hogwarts Logo Halloween Costume Robe, $, available at Target
<br> <br> <strong>Everlane</strong> The Silky Cotton Relaxed Shirt, $, available at <a href="https://www.everlane.com/products/womens-silky-cttn-relaxed-shirt-offwhite?collection=womens-tops" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Everlane" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Everlane</a>


Everlane The Silky Cotton Relaxed Shirt, $, available at Everlane
<br> <br> <strong>Besmon</strong> Red and Gold Tie, $, available at <a href="https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07T6KY1X3/ref=sspa_dk_detail_0" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Amazon" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Amazon</a>


Besmon Red and Gold Tie, $, available at Amazon
<h3>Melisandre<br></h3> <br>The Red Woman may not <em>technically</em> be a witch, but she does possess magical qualities that range from immortality (thanks to a bejeweled amulet) to channeling the power of The Lord of Light to help — spoiler alert — cinch the win in the Battle of Winterfell. <span class="copyright">Photo: Courtesy of HBO.</span><br>

Melisandre


The Red Woman may not technically be a witch, but she does possess magical qualities that range from immortality (thanks to a bejeweled amulet) to channeling the power of The Lord of Light to help — spoiler alert — cinch the win in the Battle of Winterfell. Photo: Courtesy of HBO.
<br> <br> <strong>VOSTE</strong> Melisandre Costume Halloween Cosplay Party Long Dress, $, available at <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Melisandre-Costume-Halloween-Cosplay-Party/dp/B07D74B96B/ref=sr_1_1" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Amazon" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Amazon</a>


VOSTE Melisandre Costume Halloween Cosplay Party Long Dress, $, available at Amazon
<br> <br> <strong>Coslive</strong> Melisandre Wig Long Curly Wavy Hair, $, available at <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Melisandre-Halloween-Cosplay-Costume-Accessory/dp/B07S8WNTBZ/ref=asc_df_B07S8WNTBZ/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Amazon" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Amazon</a>


Coslive Melisandre Wig Long Curly Wavy Hair, $, available at Amazon
<br> <br> <strong>Etsy</strong> Melisandre Necklace Game of Thrones, $, available at <a href="https://www.etsy.com/listing/669964790/melisandre-necklace-game-of-thrones-the" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Etsy" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Etsy</a>


Etsy Melisandre Necklace Game of Thrones, $, available at Etsy
<h3>Sabrina Spellman <br></h3> <br><em>The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina</em> is sure to be another popular group costume this year, and creating your own 'fit couldn't be easier: Start with a plaid mini with a Peter Pan collar, and pair with her signature red coat and oxblood lipstick.<span class="copyright">Photo: Courtesy of Netflix.</span><br>

Sabrina Spellman


The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is sure to be another popular group costume this year, and creating your own 'fit couldn't be easier: Start with a plaid mini with a Peter Pan collar, and pair with her signature red coat and oxblood lipstick.Photo: Courtesy of Netflix.
<br> <br> <strong>ModCloth</strong> Perfectly Proper Knit A-Line Dress, $, available at <a href="https://www.modcloth.com/shop/dresses/modcloth-perfectly-proper-knit-a-line-dress-in-yellow-plaid/166228.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:ModCloth" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">ModCloth</a>


ModCloth Perfectly Proper Knit A-Line Dress, $, available at ModCloth
<br> <br> <strong>ASOS DESIGN</strong> Boyfriend Coat with Zip Pocket, $, available at <a href="https://www.asos.com/us/asos-design/asos-design-boyfriend-coat-with-zip-pockets/prd/11691031" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:ASOS" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">ASOS</a>


ASOS DESIGN Boyfriend Coat with Zip Pocket, $, available at ASOS
<br> <br> <strong>Too Faced</strong> Melted Matte Liquified Long Wear Lipstick, $, available at <a href="https://www.ulta.com/melted-matte-liquified-long-wear-lipstick?productId=xlsImpprod14381005" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Ulta Beauty" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Ulta Beauty</a>


Too Faced Melted Matte Liquified Long Wear Lipstick, $, available at Ulta Beauty
<h3>Elphaba<br></h3> <br>If there's one day out of the year to be a little wicked, it's Halloween. If you plan on going as the Wicked Witch of the East (or is it the West?), be sure to carve out plenty of time for transforming your skin into a witchy green pallor.<span class="copyright">Photo: Photofest. </span><br>

Elphaba


If there's one day out of the year to be a little wicked, it's Halloween. If you plan on going as the Wicked Witch of the East (or is it the West?), be sure to carve out plenty of time for transforming your skin into a witchy green pallor.Photo: Photofest.
<br> <br> <strong>Walmart</strong> Elphaba Witch Women's Adult Halloween Costume, $, available at <a href="https://www.walmart.com/ip/Elphaba-Witch-Women-s-Adult-Halloween-Costume/40027514" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Walmart" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Walmart</a>


Walmart Elphaba Witch Women's Adult Halloween Costume, $, available at Walmart
<br> <br> <strong>NYX Professional Makeup</strong> Primal Colors, $, available at


NYX Professional Makeup Primal Colors, $, available at
<br> <br> <strong>Leg Avenue</strong> Leg Avenue Women's Long Straight Black Wig, $, available at <a href="https://www.walmart.com/ip/Leg-Avenue-Women-s-Long-Straight-Black-Wig/600302272" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Walmart" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Walmart</a>


Leg Avenue Leg Avenue Women's Long Straight Black Wig, $, available at Walmart
<h3>Maleficent<br></h3> <br>Only Angelina Jolie could make us want to don a pair of horns and prosthetic cheekbones, right? Ahead of the <em>Maleficent: Mistress of Evil</em> premiere, morph into the 2019 version of the powerful sorceress with dark purple eyeshadow, a long black dress with shoulder details, and some contour.<span class="copyright">Photo: Photofest.</span><br>

Maleficent


Only Angelina Jolie could make us want to don a pair of horns and prosthetic cheekbones, right? Ahead of the Maleficent: Mistress of Evil premiere, morph into the 2019 version of the powerful sorceress with dark purple eyeshadow, a long black dress with shoulder details, and some contour.Photo: Photofest.
<br> <br> <strong>Disney</strong> Maleficent Movie Maleficent Deluxe Costume Horns, $, available at <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Disguise-Womens-Maleficent-Costume-Accessory/dp/B00J1LW5ZC/ref=sr_1_8" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Amazon" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Amazon</a>


Disney Maleficent Movie Maleficent Deluxe Costume Horns, $, available at Amazon
<br> <br> <strong>Disney</strong> Maleficent Black Christening Gown Costume, $, available at <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Disguise-Womens-Maleficent-Christening-Costume/dp/B00IKCMPGM/ref=sr_1_2" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Amazon" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Amazon</a>


Disney Maleficent Black Christening Gown Costume, $, available at Amazon
<br> <br> <strong>Huda Beauty</strong> Amethyst Obsessions Eyeshadow Palette, $, available at <a href="https://www.sephora.com/product/obsessions-eyeshadow-palette-P425909" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Sephora" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Sephora</a>


Huda Beauty Amethyst Obsessions Eyeshadow Palette, $, available at Sephora

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