Halloween Costume Ideas for Men 2014

No one really, and even more so no one definitely wants to see another witch, vampire, cheap looking cardboard Iron Man, or a Scream mask around the neighborhood or at their annual Halloween party. Luckily for you there is a better way to make sure you stand out and save yourself some money. This is the third part of a three part series that will serve as the perfect inspiration when you’re shopping for your costume this year.


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When it comes to mens Halloween costumes taking a topical or humorous approach usually pays off. Movies and TV shows provide great examples of where to look for costume inspiration. Here are some simple, yet unique costume ideas that you can put together at your local exchange shop or thrift store:

Jake Peralta (Brooklynn Nine-Nine)

Fox’s emmy winning smash hit Brooklynn Nine-Nine features one of the most colorful casts on TV and Andy Samberg’s Jake Peralta is the funniest of the bunch.


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What you’ll need

  • A button down collared shirt
  • Leather Jacket
  • A prop badge hanging around your neck


Quicksilver (X-Men Days of Future Past)

If you’ve seen X-Men Days of Future Past it’s impossible to forget the silver haired mutant who moves at speeds so fast time seems to come to a complete stop. Quicksilver absolutely stole the show in one of the biggest blockbuster movies of the summer which makes this costume an ideal one to help you steal the show at your Halloween party this year.

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What you’ll need

  • Black jeans
  • Brown leather belt
  • Pink Floyd T-shirt
  • Silver leather jacket
  • Goggles
  • A silver wig or silver hair dye


Agent Coulson (The Avengers/Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D)

Agent Coulson is the glue that holds together the expansive Marvel cinematic universe. The odds are more than in your favor that everyone you know has seen at least one movie with Agent Coulson in it, making this costume a great conversation starter at your Halloween party.

Halloween Costumes Agent Coulson

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What you’ll need

  • A suit and tie
  • Aviators
  • A homemade S.H.I.E.L.D. ID card or lanyard


Schmidt and Jenko (21 and 22 Jump Street)

There’s been no bigger surprise comedy hits of the last several years than the 21 Jump Street franchise. Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill have never been bigger stars making it the perfect time for you to grab your best friend and become the life of your Halloween party.

Halloween Costumes Schmidt and Jenko

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What you’ll need

  • A bicycle police uniform
  • Navy blue cargo shorts
  • Helmet and sunglasses
  • A water or plastic gun to complete the ensemble


Do you have any suggestions for costumes women can find at an exchange shop or thrift store? Leave a comment below!



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