How to Dress Like an Artist this Halloween

This year, dress up as the person you’ve always wanted to be: an artist. If you’re still stumped on your Halloween costume, we’ve rounded up some easy, foolproof costumes that’ll totally impress your friends. From Andy Warhol to Yoko Ono, check out our specs-friendly costumes below:

Andy Warhol

American pop artist Andy Warhol (1928 - 1987) in London in 1984. (Photo by AGIP/RDA/Getty Images)
American pop artist Andy Warhol (1928 – 1987) in London in 1984. (Photo by AGIP/RDA/Getty Images)

“Art is what you can get away with.”– Andy Warhol

Putting together a quick Andy Warhol costume is simple – and if you own a black turtleneck, you’re already halfway there. Throw in a vintage camera, a messy white wig, and a transparent pair of specs, and you’ll be ready for your fifteen minutes of fame.

Classic Specs Amherst glasses in Tim Lahan's Three-Way
Classic Specs Amherst glasses in Tim Lahan’s Three-Way

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Andy Warhol wig | black turtleneck | vintage camera

Yoko Ono

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“Art is my life and my life is art.” – Yoko Ono

Sure, you might get mixed reactions with this one – but that’s probably what you were going for, anyways. Top an all-black outfit with a bowler cap and a square pair of shades, and you’re good to go as Yoko Ono.

Classic Specs Prescott sunglasses in Matte Black
Classic Specs Prescott sunglasses in Matte Black

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bowler hat | blazer | skull scarf
bowler hat | blazer | skull scarf

David Hockney

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“Art has to move you and design does not, unless it’s a good design for a bus.” – David Hockney

As one of the most influential British artists of the 20th century, you can’t go wrong with David Hockney. And a Hockney outfit is simple, too – you more than likely have most of it already hanging in your closet. Wear a pair of black circular spectacles with a cozy bomber jacket and a slick paperboy cap, and stick a paintbrush or two in your pocket (if you’re really committed to embodying the Hockney image, you’ll switch that with a pack or two of cigarettes). Bonus points if you pair this with a cheeky attitude.

Classic Specs Beaumont glasses in Carbon Black
Classic Specs Beaumont glasses in Carbon Black

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paperboy cap | bomber jacket | paintbrush

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