What Are Some Good Halloween Costume Ideas for Teenage Girls?


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Teenage girls can look to classic teen movies, their own icons and current pop culture figures when choosing Halloween costumes. Movie costumes are especially fitting for groups of teen girls. A pair of friends can dress as Cher and Dionne from "Clueless," while a foursome can dress as the stars of "Mean Girls" or the girls of "Heathers." A single teenager can dress as Baby from "Dirty Dancing" or as Molly Ringwald's character from "Pretty in Pink."

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A teenager can look to female idols, both real and literary, for inspiration. She can dress as Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Hillary Clinton, Oprah, Katniss Everdeen or Hermione Granger. These costumes are all easy to put together and not too sexy or inappropriate.

Current pop culture figures also make fun Halloween costumes. A character from the hottest music video of the moment may be appropriate, provided she's not scantily clad.

Past Halloween costumes can also be used or inspiration. If she dressed as a panda at age 5, dressing as a panda again at age 15 makes for an adorable photo comparison.

A teenager can also dress in a goofy costume. For instance, she can tape purple balloons to purple clothing and go as a bunch of grapes.

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