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15 Super Cool Literary-Themed Costumes

15 Super Cool Literary-Themed Costumes

Attention book nerds: Look no further for you next bookish Halloween costume with these best literary-themed book character costumes. If you’re part of a literary duo, then check out these best book character costumes for couples.

The Best Book Character Costumes



Alex from A Clockwork Orange


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Bowler Hat

Starting at $194.34.

Clockwork Orange Costume Codpiece

Starting at $17.50.

White suspenders

Starting at $42.11.


Book characters from the novels by Jane Austen


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Blue Green Regency Jane Austen Style 2 Piece Teal Ball Gown

Starting at $125.10.

Elizabeth vintage dress

Starting at $89.93.

Jane Regency Bonnet

Starting at $46.00.


Hester Prynne and her scarlet letter from The Scarlet Letter


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Gothic Victorian THE SCARLET A

Starting at $24.00.

Black Wool Cape Coat for Women

Starting at $143.20.


Holden Caulfield from The Catcher in the Rye


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Red Buffalo Plaid Trapper Faux Fur Aviator Hat

Starting at $34.99.


Mr & Mrs Frankenstein


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Mr & Mrs Frankenstein Shirts

Starting at $40.00.


Book characters from The Hunger Games


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Katniss Everdeen Cowl

Starting at $195.00.

Effie Trinket Orange Butterfly Headband Fascinator

Several of the butterflies are individually wired, you can adjust their position and height to change the look of the headpiece. Starting at $132.95.

Effie Trinket inspired butterfly dress- made to order

Starting at $6,625.00.


Book characters from Romeo and Juliet


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Bendis Design Jewelry Crown

Starting at $198.00.

Juliet dress

Starting at $895.00.

Romeo And Juliet Hawaiian Shirt Heart

Starting at $139.00.


Book Characters from Alice in Wonderland

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Alice Costume

Starting at $41.41.

Cheshire Cat

Ears and tail only. Wrist cuffs and leg fluffies also available. Starting at $22.95.

Mad Hatter

Mad Hatter Top Hat Replica

Starting at $285.00.

Johnny Depp Mad Hatter replica thread bandalier

Starting at $40.00.

Alice In The Wonderland Red Queen Costume

Starting at $147.60.




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Medusa Headpiece

Starting at $145.00.


Book characters (and carpet patterns!) from The Shining


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Overlook Hotel Carpet Pattern

Starting at $37.00.

Grady Twins Dress

Available in child and adult sizes! Starting at $296.91. Find The Shining in 10 Of The Best Spooky Books To Read This Halloween and 15 Of The Best Halloween Books


Book characters from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

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Dorothy Costume Wizard of Oz Dress

Starting at $180.00.

Glenda The Good Witch Silver Lace Crown with Crystals

Starting at $30.00.

Glinda the Good Witch Wizard of Oz Costume

Starting at $750.00.

The Wicked Witch of the West

Includes dress, belt, cape, and hat. Starting at $302.00.


Wonder Woman


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Wonder Costume Replica

Starting at $320.00.


Book characters from The Hobbit


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Fleece Hooded Hobbit/Elven Cloak

Starting at $65.00.

Lord of the Ring Inspired Halloween Costume

Adults sizes starting at $249.99. Child sizes also available.


Scarlett O’Hara Dress from Gone with the Wind

Starting at $175.34.


Spiderman costume

Starting at $84.20.

Related: The Best Book Character Costumes For Couples For Halloween, The Best Bookish Halloween Decorations and 10 Ideas For A Literary Halloween

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