Maybe the idea of dressing up as the Bride of Frankenstein doesn't thrill you? (Really??? How could it not?)
Or maybe your Zombie Queen of The Dead costume wouldn't be appropriate while giving that presentation hours before the office Halloween party.... or just maybe.... everyone in your office is a bit of a stick in the mud, and you need a subtle but classy costume to celebrate around the water cooler.
How about The Grieving Widow?
I've done this costume several times myself, for events and more formal Halloween parties. All you need is a long black dress, black stockings and shoes, black gloves and you must have a classy black hat and viel to top it off!
You can find lost of amazing handmade hats on Esty, like these!
Here are a few styles to inspire you....