As Taylor Swift embarked on her Eras tour, the songstress brought back her most iconic looks onstage, with Swifties everywhere following suit. That included the sparkly dresses reminiscent of Fearless to the edgy black jumpsuits with snake accessories belonging to Reputation.
The tour reminded everyone that there’s no shortage of looks to emulate, and with the singer announcing more music soon, it’s prime time channel your inner Taylor with a homemade Halloween costume paying homage to the singer.
Where to start? First, think about which of Taylor’s eras speaks to you most. Then, look to one of these best Taylor Swift Halloween costume ideas thatyou can easily DIY for an ultimate pop culture-inspired holiday getups. If you really want to go all out, grab some friends for a group costume that shows off more than one moment from Taylor’s iconic career.
Want more country-style Halloween ideas? Try one of these Shania Twain or Beth Dutton costumes.
“22” Taylor Swift Halloween Costume
We don’t know about you, but the “22” music video outfit is one of Taylor’s penultimate looks, and it takes just a handful of items to emulate. This shirt on Amazon has you covered, or get a plain white tee and add stick-on letters yourself. A black fedora and a pair of heart-shaped glasses top it off to make it instantly recognizable.
“Lavender Haze” Taylor Swift Halloween Costume
Midnights marks Taylor’s tenth studio album and manifested themes of ethereal purples, including this fluffy statement coat from Free People. While the original shaggy coat is sold out, shop a similar version on Amazon. Make the whole place shimmer by adorning a pink and purple sequined dress underneath.
“Mirrorball” Taylor Swift Halloween Costume
Swifties think this AMA red carpet dress is “Mirrorball” coded. To achieve the futuristic vibe, style a metallic rhinestoned dress with equally shiny accessories.
Fearless Taylor Swift Halloween Costume
We don’t know how it gets better than this … Nothing screams classic Taylor more than her Fearless era. Curl your hair to match her signature spirals and paint a lucky “13” onto your hand, then grab this Amazon dress that matches the energy to a T. A pair of cowboy boots pulls it together easily.
Speak Now Taylor Swift Halloween Costume
Ahead of Speak Now (Taylor’s Version), there’s no better time to honor the tour’s most iconic look. Nearly identical to the wedding-crashing ensemble, this halter dress in royal purple is uncanny. A red lip, a ponytail and a guitar tie it all together.
“You Belong With Me” Taylor Swift Halloween Costume
If you want to create your own costume, go the route of the songstress’s canon looks. Write out “Junior Jewels” in fabric markers as a callback to the music video’s camp tee, and tote a notebook for extra measure.
Evermore Taylor Swift Halloween Costume
Consider this your Evermore starter pack: Think braids, flannels and peacoats galore. As the “sister album” to Folklore, a distinct woodsy element fits the brand. The “Willow” music video’s witchy capes and storybook aesthetic conjure up more inspiration, too.
“You Need to Calm Down” Taylor Swift Halloween Costume
Falling into the Lover dreamscape, the era married hues of pastel pinks and blues. Though Taylor never got to tour the 2019 album, a myriad of bold music video looks made up for it. She wears a faux fur fuchsia coat with vintage accessories in the “You Need to Calm Down” music video.
Folklore Taylor Swift Halloween Costume
Give Folklore with images of beige and brown, stripes and plaid, smock-style dresses and of course, cardigans. It’s especially fitting for Halloween with its autumn-inspired cottage-core theme. The original cardigan is no longer available on her merch site, but this Amazon version comes pretty close.
Red (Taylor’s Version) Taylor Swift Halloween Costume
The Red re-recordings swiftly detour into nostalgia fueled by a never-before-heard 10-minute version of “All Too Well.” A trench coat and tweed hat tap the autumnal spirit captured in the album cover. It wouldn’t be complete without a certain red accessory — you can even get the scarf from Taylor’s merch site.
Reputation Taylor Swift Halloween Costume
Slither into the Reputation era with a costume that channels Taylor’s edgiest ensembles. All-black clothing is the common thread with undertones of snake motifs. You can replicate the aesthetic with minimal effort thanks to an oversized black hoodie and reptilian accessories.
Taylor’s Version Halloween Costume
Honored as “Artist of the Decade” at the 2019 AMAs, Taylor made a powerful statement that hinted at her plan to re-record her song catalog. Easily pay homage to the moment by wearing a simple button-down and stamping the titles of her first six albums with lettered stencils and fabric paint.
1989 Taylor Swift Halloween Costume
It’s the era of hits like “Style” and “Shake It Off” when Taylor hit her full-fledged pop stride with several guest performers in tow. During her 1989 tour, she wore a series of multi-colored sequin jackets over a sparkly black bustier, plus metallic skater skirts indicative of the times.