31 Greek Mythology-Inspired Costumes To Channel Your Inner Goddess

While there's always a take on the news to turn into a conversation-starting Halloween costume, sometimes you want something a little more classic — or classical. Go for the ultimate throwback with a look inspired by Greek mythology.

Rather than showing up as a generic "Greek goddess," keep reading to find a myth that speaks to you, and a costume inspired by its star. How about the goddess of wine, or the one who begged to be turned into a tree to escape an annoying suitor? Whichever you choose, you can consider your Halloween-party small talk covered.

Phoenix

You'll be sure to catch people's eyes with these fiery wings.
Medusa

Turn all the pop culture gossip about snakes into the perfect Halloween inspiration.

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Demeter

The goddess of bread and grain is the perfect costume for a carb-lover.
Aphrodite

As the goddess of love and beauty, a Halloween hookup is practically in the stars.

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Nike

If all you do is win, dress up as the winged goddess of victory. Just do it!
Athena

Be the goddess of wisdom, and make nary a poor decision in your night of partying.

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Iris

Let your true colors shine as the goddess of the rainbow.

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Siren

You cannot resist this costume's song.

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Spartan Warrior

How many reasons are there for you to wear this costume? Oh, about 300.
Pegasus

Unicorns may be the trendier option right now, but that means there'll already be plenty at the party. Go the more unique route as a pegasus instead. Rainbows and glitter optional.

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Hestia

Just because you're dressed as the goddess of hearth and home doesn't mean you have to stay in all night.
Amaranthos

Break out your flower crown and go as the nymph of the white orchid.
Thanatos

Want a costume that shows your darker side? You can't go wrong with the literal personification of death.
Amphitrite

Make some serious waves as the goddess of the sea.