Sex Appeal: The Best Sexy Halloween Costume Ideas for Women and Men in 2022
Nina Bradley and Naima Karp
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October 31 is all about stepping out in a scary, fun, or sexy Halloween costume that’s sure to wow onlookers as you pass through the crowd at the next Halloween party or outing.
The best sexy Halloween costume ideas are all about showing a little skin and lots of body. Many of the most popular ones don’t require leaving your home — they’re available online through popular stores like Amazon, Yandy, AMI Clubwear, Halloweencostumes.com, and more.
Unique sexy Halloween costumes usually require creativity if you want to stand out from the crowd, and we’re here to help you get those creative juices flowing. Whether you’re looking for sexy Halloween costumes for women, sexy Halloween costumes for men, or sexy Halloween costumes for couples, this list has something you’ll feel confident in as you step into the party.
So without further ado, check out some of our favorite sexy Halloween costumes for women and men.
1. The Official Playboy Bunny Costume
We could not leave the iconic Playboy bunny costume off this list of sexy Halloween costumes. The outfit, recently released as Playboy’s first official licensed Bunny Halloween costume, perfectly captures the essence of the original uniforms worn in Playboy clubs and casinos. With this set, you will get the bodice, tuxedo collar, cuffs, cufflinks with rabbit head logo, rosette with logo, bunny ears, and a fluffy cottontail. This outfit comes in solid black, red, pink, yellow, and blue. There’s even a printed version that features a collage of Playboy magazine covers.
With the success of this year’s The Batman movie, fans are sure to see plenty of costumes channeling Zoe Kravitz’s version of Selina Kyle / Catwoman. This officially licensed DC Comics get-up brings major sex appeal while keeping you covered, just in case it’s cold outside. It comes with a jumpsuit with padded elbows and knees, a belt and a mysteriously sexy cat-eared mask to cover your head and half of your face.
While it may be a bit more covered up than some of the more revealing costumes on this list, there’s something about the sex appeal of a man in uniform. This officially licensed Top Gun uniform will be on trend this year thanks to the recent box office success of Top Gun: Maverick. With this purchase, you’ll receive a long sleeve zip-front jumpsuit with patches and working zippered pockets and a black cap with a “Top Gun” patch.
With the oversaturation of hard seltzers in every liquor store and bar across the country, it’s no surprise that they’ve made their way into Halloween costumes. This Cherry Seltzer Costume will be the life of any event you attend this year. Sexy, fun, and hilarious all in one, this hard seltzer-themed bodysuit comes with a can tab headpiece, which means it arrives party-ready straight to your doorstep.
This sexy superhero costume will have you ready to save the world — day or night — this Halloween. It has a red and gold metallic bra top, blue high-cut bottoms, a gold belt, and a matching gold headpiece. All you need are knee boots and a lasso to perfect the look.
You’ll be the talk of the Halloween soiree while rocking this Fallen Angel Halloween costume. This short with harness buckle detail. It’s simple to slip on before you take on the night, turning heads everywhere you go. The gloves, wings, and shoes are not included in this order.
Channel your inner Lola Bunny with this sporty baller costume. It comes ready to play with a “Bunny Squad” crop top, shorts, and fuzzy bunny ears. All you have to do is add a basketball to find yourself in a league all your own at the next Halloween gathering.
Ahoy! Set sail in this sexy sailor costume for your next Halloween event. This set comes with soft cotton shorts, a tie with shoulder epaulets and collar, two matching cuffs, and a nautical captain’s hat.
Complement your bunny (or bunnies) with this sexy bachelor’s robe. Iconically worn throughout Playboy mansion parties and beyond by Playboy founder Hugh Hefner and others, this red satin robe with black trim comes with a pipe accessory to sell the look.
10. Forplay Crush on You Sexy Iconic Superstar Costume
Recreate the iconic moment when Lil’ Kim stepped onto the red carpet at the VMAs, bearing it all with this set. This lavender costume comes with the one-piece jumpsuit, heart-shaped pastie, and lavender wig, all inspired by the rap legend herself. This ‘fit is sure to be the talk of any party.
This one-piece costume from Lovehoney is so sexy you won’t want to take it off come November 1. A skintight black catsuit can be the basis of many different sexy Halloween costumes for women, from the classic Catwoman to a BDSM dominatrix. If you’re taking Mean Girls as your basis for sexy Halloween costume ideas, then simply add cat ears, bunny ears, or a touch of makeup on the nose. In addition to this zippered catsuit, Lovehoney has fun accessories like masks and whips to finish off your outfit.
Sexily slither into the next Halloween gathering wearing this sexy Medusa costume. It includes a deep-cut metallic snake-print bodysuit and arm cape (you can purchase the snake headband separately). Everyone will turn to stone while staring you down as you enter the party.
Do the queen of mean some major justice in this Cruella de Vil-inspired Halloween costume. This sexy number comes with a bodysuit, long red gloves, choker, garter and cigarette holder. Grab this two-toned bob wig to complete the look.
Naughty or nice? No one will be able to tell the difference when they see you in this sexy angel costume. Dipped in gold, this set comes with a revealing one-shoulder tunic, spandex briefs, wings, rope belt, arm and wrist cuffs, and halo.
Cast a spell on everyone at the next Halloween soirée in this Harry Potter-inspired sexy wizard costume. This set comes with a long-sleeve robe, necktie, and eyeglasses. Throw the cape over a bodysuit or other apparel for a quick and easy look.
You’ll certainly be coming in hot when wearing this flaming devil costume. This multi-piece set offers shorts with an attached tail, cape, suspenders, and a pair of horns to make the look complete. Go deep evil by adding a pitchfork to the ensemble.
17. Leg Avenue Women’s Oasis Arabian Princess Costume
You and your price will be fully prepared to jet set on a magic carpet ride with this Arabian Princess Costume. It comes with an off-the-shoulder wrap crop top, split leg harem pants, and accessories, including shimmery leg garters and a matching jewel headpiece.
Get ready to take flight! This pilot costume is a great sexy one to remember this Halloween. The one-piece outfit zips up the front and comes with a hat, tie, and faux leather belt to top the look off.
Lovehoney is the best place to buy sex toys online, and they have an extensive lingerie collection that includes some great Halloween costume ideas. For guys that want to use Halloween as an excuse to show off their bods, we’ve got the perfect inspiration. Things are about to get hot in this men’s firefighter costume.
Stealthily reign over this year’s Halloween party with this naughty ninja costume that features a hooded tabard with pointed shoulder details and strappy red trim. There are also black trunks, a belted waist sash, mask face covering, boot covers, and fingerless gloves for full effect.
Prepare to lift off to another dimension in this astronaut costume. This set has a jumpsuit with an attached belt, suspenders, and boot tops covering your shoes. Top the look with a cowboy hat to channel your inner Jeff Bezos.
You’ll have lots of yee-haws in this sexy cowgirl costume. It features a tie-front crop top with fringe trim and a paisley print brief bottom with a western-style front buckle. Purchase the sexy cowgirl hat separately.
You’ll undoubtedly be the cat’s meow as you enter this year’s Halloween parties in this spandex tiger suit. It’s made of stretchy spandex that fits close and comfortably to the body. Gather friends to create a jungle theme or pair up with Tarzan for a night of wild fun.
Looking for a sexy firefighter costume for men that’s a little more PG-13 than the previous option? This sexy Halloween costume doesn’t show off as much skin, and the set comes with pants with reflective trim and suspenders, a t-shirt and a firefighter hat to top things off. Of course, you can still head out sans shirt to up the sex appeal of this outfit.
A fantastic way to show off curves without feeling too naked in a revealing outfit, this sexy and classy Queen Cleopatra outfit will look stunning beside the right king. Form-fitting mesh and striped bands accentuate all the right places. The outfit isn’t complete without the included draped headpiece. Wearers of all different body types found the ‘fit flattering. Since the front fabric is long, this look works best with heels.
Name a more seductive combination than babes and racing cars — we’ll wait. This sexy, tight Nascar-style racer costume shows off just the right amount of cleavage with its zip front closure and features those signature checkers running down the side. The curve-hugging sexy Halloween costume for women is made with stretchy spandex, accommodating all different body types. Reviewers across the board felt more confident (and warmer) when wearing it on Halloween. Aviator sunglasses included.
This spicy Scottish Kilt outfit for men is the most masculine way to rock a skirt this Halloween, making it a top pick for sexy Halloween costumes. Wear it shirtless or with a white button-down underneath for more coverage. This set comes with a matching hat, belt and leg garters with bows. One buyer says, “Great costume, even if you do not have a six-pack.” When it’s not scary season, you’ll get good use out of this in the bedroom.
We couldn’t leave the ladies out of the steamy firefighter trend, which also makes a great last-minute Halloween costume. With T-shirt style sleeves front zip closure that allows for adjustable cleavage, this unitard can be made as revealing as the wearer wants. With a wet look and a fit that feels like a second skin, this is an absolute head-turner — just look at the photos with the reviews! Red fishnets need to be purchased separately.
Who doesn’t want to be a world champ? Come out as a winner every time in this heavyweight boxing costume that includes a black and gold satin robe, boxing gloves, shorts and a world champion belt. One of the top-rated sexy Halloween costumes for men, It doesn’t get much sexier than this, and you’ll probably be the recipient of compliments from thirsty onlookers all night long. A timeless costume that you might end up wearing year after year. Check out this matching women’s set for an unbeatable couple’s costume.
Dainty Tinkerbell gets a skin-baring upgrade with this four-piece green pixie costume for women, complete with a pair of wings. Though it has a sleeveless look, transparent elastic straps hold the top part up, providing additional support and an extra lift for a voluptuous Jessica Rabbit effect. The included snap crotch shimmer bodysuit gives a fairy-like shimmer while providing a little extra coverage on the lower half.
There’s just something about a man in armor that transforms him into an instant hero, and this is one of those sexy Halloween costumes for men that turns an average dude into a looker. Channel your inner warrior and conquer the enemy with this Spartan Warrior costume for men, a definite upgrade from college toga party outfits. Complete with a badass helmet, medallion shield, wrap and arm cuffs, this outfit is ideal for anyone wanting to show off their abs. Sadly, the sword is not included, but there are plenty available on Amazon.
Ah, the greatest paradox of all — the sexy nun. This taboo costume is great for Halloween parties and bedroom romps alike. The black dress is much less tacky than the other nun costumes you can find online, featuring gold cross appliqués, fingerless gloves and, of course, a black and white habit. With a high white neck and a bustier style top with a cross down the middle, this costume is “thick enough to be warm.” Feel free to pair with some fake blood for a possessed nun who needs saving.
This sexy priest in skinny jeans makes an amazing couple’s costume paired with the sexy nun. Complete with a button-up vest that shows off the chest and arms, we like to think this is what a priest would look like if he fronted an indie band. Suitable for parties, costume contests and more, this look is ideal for anyone who wants that sex appeal but doesn’t want to bare their whole torso.