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Nerd Costumes for Halloween or Any Other Day You Want To Get Your Dork On

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Looking for Nerd Costumes – well you’ve come to the right place.  The infamous nerd costume is easy to do, can be done on the cheap – and who doesn’t love a geek?

Nerd Costumes Ideas

In this post, we are going to show Nerd Costumes ideas showing you how to to do either cheap DIY nerd costume (or geek costume, if that’s your preferred terminology – or easy nerd outfits to buy.

If you are looking for nerdy costumes for Halloween or maybe a NERD DAY outfit, let’s get nerdy.

Make a easy and cheap diy nerd costume

Nerdy Costumes for Halloween

Several years ago, my then 8-year old insisted on going as a nerd for Halloween. To put together her nerd costume for Halloween. We hit up the local thrift store and scored this ensemble.

Girl nerd costume with pumpkin pail

We looked for geek costumes to buy, and she really just wanted to do a nerdy DIY.

This is the geek costume we came up with. Lovely, right? It was easy to do, cost minimal money and still to this day she recalls the time she went trick or treating as a nerd.

How to Make a Homemade Nerd Costume

  • Geek glasses (taped, OF COURSE)
  • Oversized khaki pants – thrift store find
  • Tweety bird vest – thrift store find (and she won’t throw it away ARGH!)
  • Girl scout shirt – thrift store find
  • Hair in various pony tails
  • Mismatched sock

This DIY nerd costume worked out fabulous. She loved it and received rave reviews from her friends.

Easy Nerd Costume – Mismatched

Next, here is another geek costume idea. This easy nerd costume is made with with a few mismatched things from the closet.
nerd costume ideas - mismatched geek outfit on a girl

How to Make This Geek Costume

image source: kaboose

Nerds Costume for Couples 

Looking for a Nerds costume for couples? Here you go! Be NERDS, literally.  Grab your partner and decorate a box like a Wonka Nerds candy:.

nerds candy costume DIY for couples two girls dressed as nerds

How to Make This NERDS Couple Costume

  • Roll up your pants
  • Poster board featuring Nerds candy
  • Carrying a calculator
  • Reading a book
  • Geek glasses (taped, OF COURSE)
  • Those SOCKS with those shoes!

image source: She Knows

Buy a Nerds Couple Costume

Not in the mood to DIY your couples costume? NO worries, Amazon has you covered. Here is a double pack of NERDS candy – the perfect nerds couple costume!

couple dressed as nerds candy in a couples costume from amazon- Halloween

Nerdy Kid Costumes

If you are looking for a nerdy kid costumes – check out this geek outfit.

nerd costume girl with geek glasses high pants tie

This nerd costume kind of looks like a Mormon missionary outfit (not judging, just saying.)

How to Make this Nerdy Kid Costume

image source: Trend Hunter

Nerd Shirt Costume Ideas

These NERD shirts are super easy to wear as an easy nerd halloween costume, or something you can wear everyday! These are more easy office costume for Halloween.

Geek Costume Shirt- Halloween

Classic NERD Shirt

shirt with NERD - Halloween

Women Geek Costume Shirt

womens fit nerd costume shirt- Halloween

Easy Geek Costumes to Buy on Amazon

Not into DIY costumes? No problem! Check out these solutions to make your Halloween easy! Looking for more ideas? Here are the nerd costumes / geek costumes that Amazon has to offer:

Nerd Costume Kit

Not in the mood to DIY your nerd costume? No problem!

nerd costume kit featuring geeky guy with glasses suspenders pocket protector

Amazon sells a Nerd Costume Kit for cheap featuring all the basics of a nerd (glasses, pocket protector)

Geek Hipster Costume

Aren’t all hipsters a bit geeky?

hipster costume bow tie

Another great Amazon costume bundle – Geek Hipster Costume that comes in a variety of colors.

Nerds Candy Costume

Or you could be a real nerd, as in Nerds candy!

man dressed as a nerds candy costume- Halloween

This NERDS candy costume is great because you just slip it on over your normal clothes. Instant costume, perfect office costume!

Geek Buttons for Suspenders

buttons featuring science nerd geek and books- Halloween

Classic Nerd Costume

man dressed as a classic nerd from the 50s- Halloween

Multi-Color Propeller Hat

propeller hat- Halloween

Bow Tie and Suspender Set – One Size Fits Most

nerd teen costume- Halloween

Nerd Costume

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bowtie glasses amazon nerd costume- Halloween

Nerdy Glasses

fake glasses buddy holly black rim glasses- Halloween

Buy on Amazon

Girl Nerd Costume

Girl dressed as a geek- Halloween

Hello Kitty Tween Nerd Costume

Tween dressed as a hello kitty nerd- Halloween

Baby Boy Nerd Costume

baby boy dressed as a nerd- Halloween

(make sure to check out our Steve Jobs Baby Costume)

Baby Girl Nerd Costume
baby girl dressed as a nerd for halloween

Child Girls Nerd Costume

Girl dressed as a nerd for halloween available on amazon- Halloween

Women’s Nerds Candy Costume Dress – Sexy Nerd Outfit

woman dressed in sexy nerds dress nerds candy- Halloween

Men’s Nerds Candy Costume – Be a Nerds Box for Halloween

Man dressed as nerds candy- Halloween

Nerd Day Outfits

More and more schools are doing NERD DAY. If you are needing a nerd day outfit ideas for schools, these would work for that as well!

Have more ideas for Halloween Nerd Costumes? Hit us up on the comments!

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