Deciding what you’ll be for Halloween is arguably one of the toughest decisions you’ll make all year. You’ve only got one night, so you’ve got to make it count. We stand by working with what you’ve already got as it makes things so much easier. So if you’re sporting a black bob haircut these days, you’re in luck. We rounded up the best black bob Halloween costumes you can easily whip up around your hairstyle. Scroll through the costume list below to find the best one for you!
You may style your bob every day to avoid looking like Lord Farquaad, but Halloween is the perfect holiday to embrace your resemblance. All you have to do is flip the ends like the Shrek villain and you’re all set. Finding a costume may require a bit more work, but at least you’ve got the hair.
A Little Lad Who Loves Berries and Cream
This audio has taken TikTok by storm, so we’re sure you’ve heard of it. If not, what’s it like being God’s favorite? Anyway, this is a fun costume that will require you to be somewhat theatrical. Not to mention, it’s totally on trend.
Chicago‘s Velma Kelly is the very reason we wanted a black bob ourselves. Pay homage to her chic hairstyle by dressing as the vixen for Halloween. Give ’em the ol’ razzle dazzle!
You probably knew this was going to be on the list, so no surprise here. When you think of iconic black bobs, Mia Wallace from Pulp Fiction is the first person who comes to mind. Even if you haven’t seen the movie, you can still dress as the character. Plenty of film majors haven’t seen it either and have the movie poster hanging up in their dorm, so there’s that.
Yet another character with an iconic bob, why would you pass up the chance to go as Edna for Halloween?
If your bob errs on the longer side, Tina Belcher from Bob’s Burgers is the perfect costume for you. Plus, you likely already own most, if not all, of what she wears. And if you don’t, this costume won’t set you back too badly.
You might’ve played the board game Clue, but have you ever seen the film? If so, you’ll recognize this classic character. She’s campy, she’s classy, and she’s got flames on the side of her face. If you know, you know.
It’s hard to believe this was Natalie Portman’s first major movie role. Thankfully, dressing up as her character in Léon: The Professional isn’t too difficult. Apart from your blunt bob, you’ll need a ’90s choker necklace, a green jacket, a striped T-shirt, some denim shorts, and a potted plant to carry around. That last one is essential.
Dressing like a French It girl for Halloween won’t be that difficult, especially when you already have the black bob hairstyle going for you. Toss on a beret and some pearls and you’re basically all set.