“In [mean] girl world, Halloween is the one night a girl can dress however they want and no one can say anything about it.”
Channel one of the best early 2000s movies (a true cult classic!) this Halloween with a Mean Girls costume. Thankfully we don’t live in their “Plastics” world, so you can dress up in whatever you want. Throwing on lingerie and mouse ears? So is Karen Smith. Want something more comfortable? Try a pink tracksuit on for size.
There is a range of Mean Girls outfits to choose from and we’ve rounded up everything you need to replicate your character of choice.
Best Mean Girls Halloween Costume Ideas
Shop nine Mean Girls costume ideas below and whatever you do, just don’t push anyone in front of a speeding school bus.
Cady Heron Costume Essentials
Replicate main character Cady’s iconic Mean Girls look with any pair of low-rise jeans (yes the Y2K trend is officially back) and a long sleeve shirt. And throw in a red-hair wig to complete any of these Cady Heron outfits. If you’re feeling a little extra, add a Mathletes jacket to really round things out. Maybe you’ll even find your Aaron Samuels.
Regina George Costume Essentials
Raise your hand if you have ever been personally victimized by Regina George (and her looks). Yup, our hand is up too. But if you can’t beat them, join them by, well, becoming them for Halloween. We’ve got everything you need when it comes to Regina George outfits!
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Gretchen Wieners Costume Essentials
Carry everyone’s secrets in your sky-high hair and kiss Jason goodbye with the ultimate Gretchen Wieners outfits. Don’t forget to pile on the chunky, silver jewelry!
Karen Smith Costume Essentials
Not everyone can have a fifth sense, err, wait sixth sense like Karen Smith. But you can certainly dress like her!
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June George Costume Essentials
Certified cool mom, June George knew exactly what the 411 was when she showed up in a hot pink tracksuit. Channel the ultimate “You’re doing great sweetie!” kind of mom with this cute and comfy look. Guaranteed to get you all the hot gossip, all night.
Janis Ian Costume Essentials
Don’t cross Janis Ian or she will scheme to ruin your perfect body, perfect boyfriend and perfect friend group. What you can do is copy her look for Halloween.
Damian Leigh Costume Essentials
She doesn’t even go here! But you know who does? Damian. So do as Damian would and dress like the iconic character for Halloween. Bonus points for a handmade sign.
Ms. Norbury Costume Essentials
Tina Fey’s iconic character deserves more credit, she did go through the toughest year of her life and still managed to control the school after the release of the Burn Book. Plus she can rock a good business casual pant. Bonus points if you print out her Burn Book page.
Mean Girls Christmas Costume
If you are planning a group costume, you can’t go wrong with the iconic Jingle Bell Rock Mean Girls performance outfit.
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