From A League Of Their Own to #Harlivy there’s so much sapphic inspiration on this list
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and no, I’m not talking about Christmas. Because for me – like many other LGBTQIA folks – Halloween and spooky season are in fact the most wonderful time of the year.
For me, the only stress that comes with this holiday is deciding what you are going to wear. So if you’re looking for some queer costume inspiration, we’ve got you covered.
The Rockford Peaches
Are you full of queer rage following Amazon’s cancellation of A League Of Their Own (ALOTO)? Me too. If you’re looking for a group costume idea, there are lots of Rockford Peach uniforms available for those wanting to dress up as the queer AF team this year.
And ALOTO isn’t the only queer show we’ve lost in recent years. I’m still not over Netflix’s cancellation of the sapphic paranormal show, First Kill. If you want to dress up as Cal and Juliette this is all you need: fake blood, a stake and some fangs. If you really want to seal the deal you could print your very own Lancaster Academy T-shirts.
This DC baddie is a certified bisexual icon and definitely a worthy candidate for this year’s spooky season. There are lots of different takes you could do. Whether it’s taking inspiration from Margot Robbie’s portrayal of the character, or bicon Lady Gaga’s version in the upcoming Joker sequel. And of course, if you’re looking for a cute couples costume, you should definitely consider dressing up as Harlivy (Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy).
Whether you want a solo, couple or group costume idea, Yellowjackets is definitely a strong contender. You could wear a Yellowjackets uniform or bomber jacket for a quick and easily identifiable outfit.
This next one is perfect for a sapphic trio looking for a Halloween outfit idea. The all-queer all-American band, boygenius – comprised of Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker and Lucy Dacus – are big fans of spooky season, as evidenced by the below poster. If you have white button-downs and ties in abundance and also have the knack for face painting, this would make for a queertastic costume.
And Wednesday’s mother, Morticia Addams, has always been a certified gay icon. If you’re looking for a couples outfit, you could also dress as Morticia and her hubby Gomez this Halloween week.
Barbiecore is very much still going strong following Greta Gerwig’s history-making film. I’m sure Barbie-inspired outfits will be aplenty this Halloween. If you and your bestie or boo are looking for an outfit, you could go as Barbie and Ken. Or you could go as a group of Barbies. And of course, you could go as Kate McKinnon’s “Weird Barbie”.
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