Carnival season is at its peak. Are you still missing a costume? This problem is quickly solved: one or two classic films provide inspiration for an original disguise.

Together with 11.11. the crazy season begins. If you still don't have an idea in mind, let alone a suitable costume at home, you can use some simple tricks: With these five homemade and creative costumes, you are well prepared:

Dressed up as Marilyn Monroe in The Seven Year Itch

Marilyn Monroe's outfit from the classic movie “The Seven Year Itch” is probably one of the most famous costumes in film history. The look is also perfect for a quick last-minute disguise. All a woman needs is a white turtleneck dress with a wide, flared pleated skirt, white pumps and red lipstick. If you don't have naturally blonde hair, you should also get a blonde curly wig. The carnival costume is cursed and ready!

Carnival costume à la Audrey Hepburn in “Breakfast at Tiffany's”

The film character Holly Golightly lived primarily through the graceful appearance of Audrey Hepburn. But also the outfit in which the party girl “Breakfast at Tiffany's” done, is on everyone's mind today. The appreciation value of this disguise is high! All you need is a little black dress, long black gloves and oversized sunglasses. Just like the movie, the outfit is enhanced with lots of pearl jewelry and a sleek updo.

Charlie Chaplin as “The Tramp”

For the perfect “Charlie Chaplin” look, all you need is a slightly oversized black suit, white shirt, bow tie, black shoes, suspenders and a ball cap. The whole thing becomes an absolute eye-catcher with a walking stick. Put on the assembled clothes and then prime the face with white paint. Then use a black makeup pencil to color in your thick eyebrows and iconic Chaplin beard.

Couples Costume: Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Gray in 'Dirty Dancing'

“I wore a watermelon” or “My baby belongs to me” – these are sentences that lovers can use to score points at the carnival. The famous roles of Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Gray from the movie “Dirty Dancing” is the perfect couple's costume. All she needs is skinny jeans, a tight white blouse and a wild curly hairstyle. For disguise, he needs tight black jeans, a black top and slicked back hair.

Michael J. Fox in Back to the Future

Men love this costume idea. Because it is not only funny, but also convenient and practical. Custom Marty McFly Outfits from Back to the Future Every man should actually have one in his closet. All you need is light jeans, a red T-shirt, on top of which you place a light blue checkered shirt, a denim jacket and a red-orange quilted sleeveless jacket.