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The Best Costumes Starting with S

Looking for some super fun and unique ideas for costumes starting with S? I’ve compiled some great ideas and lists for all different types of costumes that start with S.

There are mens costumes starting with S, as well as S costumes for women, children, babies and even pets!

Some costumes here are available to purchase and others are ideas for inspiration. I hope you love these S party costumes and that they inspire a fun outfit for the next party or special event.

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Costumes starting with S

What can I dress up as starting with S?

There are heaps of options here for fancy dress beginning with S. I’ve compiled photographic lists of a wide variety of awesome S costume ideas for all different types of categories, including objects, celebrities / famous figures, characters, cartoon characters, food, occupations/uniforms, sports, colors, animals and countries.

Things Starting with S Costumes

  • Star – be the star of the party with this awesome costume
Jenaai Gold Star Costume for Adults Nativity Star Costum Costumes Religion Living Nativity Scene Outfits Women Star Shaped Cosplay Apparel with Hat Xmas Sunday Church Supply
Star Costume
  • Spoon – a fun and unique costume idea
Rasta Imposta Spoon, Silver, One Size
Spoon Costume
  • Statue of Liberty – these outfits range from the longer dress to the shorter.
Lady Liberty Costume Large
Statue of Liberty Costume
  • Sneakers
Fun World Men's Pair of Sneakers (Set) 2pcs in 1 Bag Adult Costume, Blue, Unisex - Men up to 6/200 lbs… Womne Size 4-14
Sneakers Costume
  • Sun
Adult Sun Costume Sunshine Inflatable Costume Standard Standard Yellow
Sun Costume
  • Sunflower – great options for women and children but the men’s bodysuit costume is hilarious.
DSplay Adult Men's Bodysuit SunFlower Costumes
Sunflower Costume
  • Soccer Ball
Rasta Imposta Soccer Ball Futbol Sport Halloween Costume, Adult One Size
Soccer Ball Costume


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the sims costume

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 Celebrities Starting with S

  • Scarlett Johansson
  • Selena Gomez
  • Sylvester Stallone
  • Stephen King
  • Shakira
  • Snoop Dogg
  • Sean Connery
  • Spice Girls
  • Samuel L Jackson
  • Steven Tyler
  • Serena Williams
  • Sarah Jessica Parker
  • Sharon Stone
  • Sean Combs
  • Stephen Curry – grab a Golden State Warriors jersey and a basketball and you’re ready.
  • Steven Spielberg
  • Shaquille O’Neal
  • Sandra Bullock
  • Shania Twain
  • Stevie Wonder – grab some dark glasses and an awesome braided wig and you’re ready.
  • Steven Seagal
  • Simon Cowell
  • Seinfeld (Jerry)
  • Steve Irwin – why not dress up as the Crocodile Hunter.
The Crocodile Wrestler Halloween Costume Pack - Blonde Wig, Steve Patch & Snake
Steve Irwin Costume

Have fun with these celebrities starting with S costumes.  To make it easier, dress up as the actual person or a character they played in a movie if they are an actor.

Famous Figures Starting with S

  • Steve Jobs – all that is needed for this costume is a black skivvy and round glasses.
  • Steven Spielberg
  • Saddam Hussein
  • Socrates – so many amazing togas to choose from so little time!
  • Sigmund Freud
  • Any of the Saints

Character Costumes Starting with S

  • Stick Figures
Tipsy Elves Funny Halloween Stick man Costume Jumpsuit Easy Hilarious Stick Figure for Men Size Large
Stick Figure Costume
  • Sultan
Rubie's womens Opus Collection Through the Ages Men's Sultan Adult Sized Costumes, As Shown, Standard US
Sultan Costume
  • Sherlock Holmes
Women's Sherlock Holmes Costume - XL
Sherlock Holmes Costume
  • Skeleton – find a skeleton suit, even a glow in the dark one for extra fun that you can wear on Halloween as well.
Outpain Halloween Skeleton Costume Adult Glow in The Dark Skelebone Costume Man Women Dress Up for Party M
Skeleton Costume
  • Soldier – modern day soldier, world war soldier, futurist soldier – so many ideas to get creative on this one.
Men's Modern Combat Soldier Costume - XL
Soldier Costume
  • Saloon Girl – feathers, corsets, suspenders galore and you’re ready!
Dreamgirl Adult Womens Saloon Girl Costume, Western Saloon Gal Authentic Halloween Costume - Small Brown
Saloon Girl Costume
  • Spanish Dancer – beautiful flamenco dresses here for girls and women.
Women's Spanish Senorita Costume, Red and Black Spanish Dancer Dress, Spain Celebration Dress Halloween Outfit Medium
Spanish Dancer Costume
  • Superman – some Superman outfits even come with their own six-pack!
Rubie's mens Dc Comics Men's Superman T-shirt With Cape Costume Top, Blue, Extra Large US
Superman T-shirt with Cape
  • Supergirl – likewise the girls don’t need to miss out on being super and will love to dress up as a superhero too.
Rubie's womens Supergirl Tv Show Dress Adult Sized Costumes, As Shown, Large US
Supergirl Costume
  • Spock from Star Trek – don’t forget the ears!
Rubie's mens Star Trek Into Darkness Costume, Spock Shirt With Emblem costume apparel tops, Blue, Medium US
Spock Costume
  • Spiderman
Marvel Integrated Spider-Man Official Youth Deluxe Zentai Suit - Spandex Jumpsuit with Printed Design and Spandex Detachable Mask with Plastic Eyes
Spiderman Costume
  • Storm Trooper – there are also male, female and kids options for this costume.
Rubie's Adult Star Wars Stormtrooper Costume Tutu Skirt
Womens Stormtrooper Costume
  • Santa Claus
Rubie's mens Bright Red Flannel Santa Suit With Gloves Adult Sized Costumes, Red/White, Extra-Large US
Santa Claus Costume
  • Squid Game
Disguise unisex adult Squid Game Guard Costume, Official Squid Game Jumpsuit and Triangle Mask Sized Costumes, As Shown, Small US
Squid Game Costume
  • Sadness from Inside Out – just grab a wig and glasses put on your turtle neck and you’re practically ready.
Disney Inside Out Sadness Glasses Standard
Sadness from Inside Out Costume
  • Snowman – the cutest dress for women but also full snowman outfits too.
Fun World Snowman Poncho Adult
Snowman Costume

There are so many great characters starting with S to dress up as and the sky is the limit to DIY these as well.

Cartoon Character Costumes Starting with S

  • Scar (Lion King)
elope Lion King Scar Mouth Mover Mask Orange
Scar Mask
  • Simba (Lion King)
Disguise Lion King Animated Adult Simba Jumpsuit Costume Large/X-Large
Simba Costume
  • Shrek
Bioworld Shrek Costume Pullover Hoodie Sweatshirt With 3D Trumpet Ears On Hood (Large) Brown
Shrek Costume
  • South Park
  • Sleeping Beauty
Leg Avenue Costume, Multi, Medium
Sleeping Beauty Costume
  • Slinky Dog (Toy Story)
FUN Costumes Pixar Toddler Toy Story Slinky Dog Costume, Disney Movie Halloween Costume for Boys and Girls 4T
Slinky Dog Costume
  • Sonic the Hedgehog
Sonic The Hedgehog Deluxe Adult Costume, Blue, Standard
Sonic the Hedgehog Costume
  • Scooby Doo
INTIMO Scooby-Doo Mens' Hooded Costume Sleep Pajama Union Suit Outfit (Small/Medium) Brown
Scooby Doo Costume
  • Sebastian from the Little Mermaid

FUN Costumes Disney's The Little Mermaid Sebastian, Boy's Plush Red Crab Jumpsuit with Foam Formed Tunic and Hat 4T

  • Snoopy
  • Snow White


Leg Avenue Womens - 2 Piece Classic Snow White Set Family Friend Full Length Princess Dress With Headband for Women Adult Sized Costume, Multi, Small US
Snow White Costume

Food Costumes Starting with S

  • Spam
Rasta Imposta Get Real Spam Costume, Blue, Adult
Spam Costume
  • Spaghetti
Rasta Imposta Get Real-Spaghetti&Meatballs Red
Spaghetti Costume
  • Steak – this one is definitely not for vegans! There are some great steak costumes for men, but check out the steak dress for women!
Savory Sirloin Steak Halloween Costume - Funny Food Meat Outfit
Steak Costume
Beef Steak Texture Meat Sleeveless Sundresses for Women Skater Dress U Neck Swing Mini Dresses 2XL
Steak Dress
  • Shrimp
Rasta Imposta Shrimp Costume, Crawfish, Crustacean Adult One Size for Men & Women
Shrimp Costume
  • Sushi
Salmon Sushi Roll Halloween Costume - Funny Unisex Food Costume, Men & Women
Sushi Costume
  • Strawberry
Single Funny Fruit & Veggie Costume | Slip On Halloween Costume for Women and Men| One Size Fits All | Strawberry Costume
Strawberry Costume
  • Salad
Salad Costume for Adults Standard Green
Salad Costume
  • Salami
Rasta Imposta Smoked Hard Salami Halloween Costume Deli Meat Sausage Food Novelty Party Funny Mens Womens Costumes, Adult One Size
Salami Costume
  • S’mores
Rasta Imposta S'Mores Graham Cracker Roasted Marshmallow Chocolate Campfire Treat Costume, Adult One Size
S’Mores Adult Costume
  • Subway – Mom and Baby Costume
Zadin Newborn Halloween Costume Boy/Girl,Infant Baby Halloween Costume,Baby Costumes 0-6 Months, Funny Baby Sandwich Costume,Subway Baby Costume Blanket
Subway Mom and Baby Costume
  • Snickers
  • Sandwich
  • Sausage
  • Snow Cone

Job and Uniform Costumes Starting with S

  • Salesperson
  • Sheriff
Men's Sheriff Costume, Adult Law Enforcement Uniform with Badge, Trooper Uniform for Cops & Robbers Dress-Up
Sheriff Costume
  • School Teacher
  • School Girl
  • School Boy
  • Scientist – or perhaps a mad scientist costume.
FUN Costumes Adult Mad Scientist Dress Large
Scientist Costume
  • Secretary
  • Stockbroker
  • Surgeon – dress up in scrubs and sneakers.
Forum Novelties Men's E.r. Doctor Adult Sized Costumes, Green, One Size US
Surgeon Costume
  • Stuntman
  • Shepherd
  • Secret Agent
Forum Novelties Adult Secret Agent Spy Costume Trench Coat, Black, Standard
Secret Agent Costume
  • Sailor – the cutest dress pictured below.
Dreamgirl Women's All Aboard Costume, Blue/White, Medium
Sailor Costume
  • Soccer Player – wear your favorite teams jersey
  • Sports Coach – grab a whistle and and a cap and you’re practically ready.
  • SWAT – this could be a great couples costume as there are some awesome female SWAT outfits too…although they are a little less covered.
Underwraps Men's Swat with Jumpsuit, Black, One Size
SWAT Costume

Sport Costumes Starting with S

  • Skateboarder
  • Shooting / Shooter
  • Skydiver
  • Salsa Dancer
Z&X Women's Salsa Latin Dance Dress Sequin Fringe Strap Party Dress Ballroom Dancing 5 Pieces Outfits Tag M, Black
Salsa Dancer Costume
  • Soccer player
  • Softball player
  • Squash player
  • Surfer
  • Swimmer – wear your swimsuit and you’re ready.
  • Snowboarder
  • Skiier
  • Sumo Wrestler
JYZCOS Sumo Wrestling Suits for Adults Inflatable Hallowwen Costume (Black Adult)
Sumo Costume

An awesome sporting costume is always an easy and fun way to dress up. Grab some sporting equipment and typical clothes or dress up as your favorite sporting star too.

Animal Costumes Starting with S

  • Seal
FUN Costumes Boy's Seal, Gray, Medium
Seal Costume
  • Sloth
Spooktacular Creations Inflatable Halloween Costume Full Body Sloth Inflatable Costume - Adult Unisex One Size (Sloth) Brown
Sloth Costume
  • Sealion
  • Seahorse
Rasta Imposta Men's Seahorse, Brown/Orange, One Size
Seahorse Costume
  • Squid
FUNZIEZ! Squid Costume -Adult Octopus Costume - One Piece Animal Pajama (Medium) Blue
Squid Costume
  • Starfish
Fun Costumes Starfish Costume For Child Standard
Starfish Costume
  • Swan
Forum Novelties Girl's Swan Ballerina Costume Dress, White, Small
Swan Costume
  • Spider
FUNZIEZ! Adult Black Widow Spider Costume -Furry Tarantula Pj's (Black, X-Large)
Spider Costume
  • Stork
Stork Adult Costume Small
Stork Costume
  • Sheep

Funziez! Slim Fit Sherpa Adult Onesie - Animal Halloween Costume - Plush One Piece Cosplay Suit for Women and Men

  • Shark – or how about a Shark attack costume?
Rasta Imposta Shark Attack Costume, Gray, One Size
Shark Attack Costume


  • Snake
Rasta Imposta Adult Anaconda Snake Costume
Snake Costume

Obviously this list also included other creatures and insects as well as animal ideas. Baby shark would also be a popular option.

Couple Costumes Starting with S

  • Spaghetti and Meatballs
Rasta Imposta Meatballs & Spaghetti Couples Costume Italian Food Dress Up Party Halloween Costumes, Adult One Size
Spaghetti and Meatballs Costume
  • Socket and Plug – Wear this one if you dare and be prepared for the inevitable comments!
Spooktacular Creations USB/Light Plug and Socket Couple Set Halloween Costume for Adult (X-Large)
Socket and Plug Couple Costume
  • S’Mores
Smores Adult Costume - Standard Size - (Pack Of 1 ) - Premium Polyester Brown Tunic With Marshmallow Or Chocolate Graham Design - Perfect For Parties Or Themed Events
S’Mores Couple Costume
  • Sneakers

Tigerdoe Couples Costumes – Novelty Sneaker Costume – Funny Adult Halloween Costumes – 2 Pc

  • Sauces
Ketchup and Mustard Costume - Halloween Couples Costumes for Adults - Mascot Costume - Food Costumes by Tigerdoe
Ketchup and Mustard Costume
  • Soap and Loofah
Spooktacular Creations Loofah and Soap Costume for Adult Group or Couples, Halloween Dress Up, Role-play, Carnival Cosplay
Soap and Loofah Costume
  • Spoon and Spork
Rasta Imposta Spoon & Spork - Adult Couples Costume Set, White, one Size
Spoon and Spork Costume
  • Salt and Pepper
Tigerdoe Couples Costumes Halloween - Salt and Pepper Costume - Funny Costumes - Halloween Costume - Food Costumes
Salt and Pepper Couple Costume
  • Steam Buns and Soy Sauce
Rasta Imposta Steam Buns & Soy Sauce Couples Costume Set Brown
Steam Buns and Soy Sauce Couple Costume
  • Sushi and Sushi Chef
Tigerdoe Halloween Costume - Sushi Costume - Couples Dress-Up Sushi Chef Costume - Funny Couples Costumes - Food Costumes
Sushi and Sushi Chef Costume
  • Slinky Dog (Toy Story) Costume
Slinky Dog 2 Person Adult Costume | One Size
Slinky Dog Costume

It’s double the fun dressing up as a couple and the ideas above are bound to get attention. If you’re pregnant and looking for S costume ideas then check out this awesome Skeleton costume – with baby skeleton and matching costume for your partner that will make everyone laugh.

Skeleton Maternity Halloween Couple Matching Shirts Pregnancy Tees X-Ray Skeleton T-Shirt… Men Large - Women Medium Black
Skeleton Maternity Couple Costume

Or how about this awesome baby safari costume.

Seeing Red Baby & Me - Safari Guide & Lion, One Size Orange
Safari Mom & Baby Costume

Pet Costumes Starting With S

  • Superman
Rubie's DC Comics Pet Costume, Superman, XL (Neck: 20", Girth: 27", Back: 28")
Superman Costume
  • Simba
Rubie's Disney Lion King Simba Pet Costume, Large
Simba Pet Costume
  • Shark
Mogoko Funny Dog Cat Shark Costumes, Pet Halloween Christmas, Blue, Size 9.4
Shark Costume for Pets
  • Spider
Rypet Pet Spider Costume - Halloween Spider Costume for Cats and Small to Medium Dogs Halloween Party Dress Up Festival Decoration Cosplay Pet Costume
Spider Pet Costume
  • Squirrel
Rubie's Squirrel Pet Costume, X-Large, Multicolor
Squirrel Pet Costume
  • Sloth
SMALLLEE_LUCKY_STORE Sloth Costumes for Small Medium Dogs Cats Pet Halloween Christmas Cosplay Party Funny Clothes Puppy Fancy Dress Hooded Fleece Sweater Winter Coat
Sloth Dog Costume
  • Spongebob Squarepants
SpongeBob SquarePants for Pets Halloween Tee & Shorts for Dogs - Fun and Cute Halloween Costumes for Dogs - Officially Licensed Spongebob Squarepants Pet Products, Spongebob Dog Outfit
Spongebob Squarepants Costume
  • Sushi
Sushi Dog Costume Halloween Pet Costume, Funny Halloween Food Dog Costume Cute Dog Cosplay Fashion Dress for Puppy Small Medium Large Dogs Special Events Photo Props Accessories
Sushi Costume
  • Snow White
Rubie's Disney: Princess Pet Costume, Snow White, Large (200173LXL_L)
Snow White Pet Costume
  • Santa
BWOGUE Santa Dog Costume Christmas Pet Clothes Santa Claus Riding Pet Cosplay Costumes Party Dressing up Dogs Cats Outfit for Small Medium Large Dogs Cats
Santa Dog Costume
  • Sailor
NAMSAN Pet Sailor Costume for Cats Small Dogs Halloween Cat Sailor Hat with Tie Collar Doggy Navy Outfit Cosplay Apparel
Sailor Costume for Pets
  • Snowman
Rubie's Walking Snowman Pet Costume, Medium
Snowman Pet Costume
  • Sunflower
ComfyCamper Sunflower Dog Costume for Small Medium Large Dog Puppy Puppies Cat Kitten – Cute Head Flower Headband Outfits – Collar Cone Costume Hat Sombrero Outfit Pet Cosplay Halloween (Large)
Sunflower Costume for Dog
  • Statue of Liberty
The Round Top Collection - Dress-up Lady Liberty Dog Costume, 2 Piece Set - Metal
Statue of Liberty Pet Costume

See all the costumes in this article that are available to purchase right here.

Baby Costumes Starting with S

  • Shrimp
Underwraps Costumes Baby's Shrimp Bunting, Orange, Infant
Baby Shrimp Costume
  • Sushi
Infant Shrimp Sushi Costume 6/9 Months Multicolor
Baby Sushi Costume
  • Sloth
TONWHAR Kids' And Toddlers' Infant Tiger Dinosaur Animal Fancy Dress Costume Outfit Hooded Romper Jumpsuit (1-3 Months/Height:20"-23",Sloth)
Baby Sloth Costume
  • Subway
Zadin Newborn Halloween Costume Boy/Girl,Infant Baby Halloween Costume,Baby Costumes 0-6 Months, Funny Baby Sandwich Costume,Subway Baby Costume Blanket
Baby Subway Costume
  • Strawberry
Rubie's baby girls Deluxe Berry Cute Infant and Toddler Costume, As Shown, Infant US
Baby Strawberry Costume
  • Spiderman
Marvel Spider-Man Official Infant Deluxe Costume - Printed Jumpsuit with Booties and Mask Cap
Spiderman Costume for Baby
  • Shark
HSCTEK Shark Baby Costume, Shark Baby Costume Toddler Girls Boys, Baby Halloween Costume for Infant Newborn Yellow, 18-24Months
Baby Shark Costume

All these S baby costumes can be found right here.

More DIY Costume Ideas

Costumes in Colors that Start with S

  • Sage
  • Sangria
  • Sea-green
  • Salmon
  • Safety Yellow
  • Safety Orange
  • Slate grey
  • Sapphire

The letter S is not a easy one for a color dress up but there are some options above. If you get really stuck for a color to wear, why not consider wearing a bright neon safety yellow vest and hat?

International Costumes Starting with S

  • Singapore
  • Spain
  • Slovakia
  • Scotland
  • Samoa
  • Slovenia
  • Sri Lanka
  • Switzerland
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Sweden
  • Serbia
  • Syria
  • Solomon Islands
  • Saudi Arabia

Why not wear the national dress of any of the above countries or their sporting colors?

I sincerely hope that you have found something awesome to wear to the next special event from our costumes that start with S.

Click here to see the full list of the S costumes mentioned in this post that are available to be purchased.

Don’t miss our full list of the best costume party ideas for adults.

See our ultimate guide to the best Halloween costumes for big men.

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