Halloween is upon us! But are you prepared? You thought you could get out of the office party, and that your cousin could take your kids out trick-or-treating, but now your presence is required and you need a costume.

Here is a list of the cheapest, easiest, and most clever Halloween costumes you can put together in less than an hour.

1. Old jeans and a flannel laying around? Add some makeup and you are a scarecrow.

2. The office fruit bowl finally has purpose.

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3. Because who needs a cake made out of rainbows and smiles?

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4. Some people only need a marker and t-shirt to demonstrate their brilliance.

5. Or a marker and a piece of cardboard.

6. Babies make everything work.

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7. Nothing backs up your last-minute Halloween game better than a partner.

8. Here’s one way to go as “sexy” something without getting hypothermia.

9. When confronted by skeptics, it helps to have a response ready-made.

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10. An office printer and colorful t’s are all you really need.

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11. When all other Rocky Horror outfits are sold out, “Wet Brad and Janet” will do.

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12. Finally, a last minute stop at Sephora and the courage to destroy your childhood friend can go a long way.