These days, people no longer dress as a simple witch, vampire, or ghost during Halloween, which is around the corner. Online shopping sites such as Pinterest or Halloween stores have increased your options.
Ideally, a good costume is humorous and relevant. You do not have to spend a considerable amount to portray a certain character. Your costume is likely to be unique provided you are not afraid to put yourself out there and commit to your costume fully.
It may become difficult to put your costume together if you wait until the last minute. Furthermore, you risk paying high costs for mismatched costumes.
If you’re still undecided, check out these favorite costumes for 2014.
This suggestion offers various options. Whether it is Valjean from Les Miserables or Elphaba from Wicked, you can always find somebody to emulate using your closet’s garments.
For instance if you decide to dress up as a character from “The Book of Mormon”-an acclaimed show, you simply require black pants, black tie as well as a copy of the book.
Costumes tend to be more hilarious when they arise from team effort. You have many options here. You could always consider politicians.
Alternatively, reality-TV stars are also a good laugh. You could consider a plain costume as mustard and ketchup. Depending on your taste, you could dress up as Jesse and Walter from “Breaking Bad.”
Characters from the Past
Nothing describes boomers like the incredible music from the 50s, 70s, and 60s. Since several songstresses and singers are still going strong, you could dress up as one of them.
One option is Cher and Sonny. If you’re going out as a group, options such as The Rolling Stones and The Beatles are always a good bet. Another option includes Michael Jackson and David Bowie from The Jackson 5.
Heroes from Comic Books
From Marvel comic films to the new Gotham Series, or the Flash, comic heroes maintain their relevance to date. Online stores provide various heroes such as Batman, the Green Lantern, Captain America, or Wonder Woman.
You could go as a group with everyone dressing as a different character for a cool theme. If you are on a budget, make your hero and create a back story.
If you want something that’s relatively friendly in terms of budget, you could be an anti-hero from Sleeping Beauty. Jolie’s character Maleficent was a popular blockbuster in the early spring.
Dress in black and purchase horns and a cape. This costume is easy but dramatic.
This is a top choice owing to its popularity. You’ve probably seen the characters, heard the song, and know who Elsa and Anna are even if you lack children.
Similar to any Disney movie, get a group and go as different characters. From a reindeer to a talking snowman or even the major characters, have fun with it.
If you’re planning to purchase any of these costumes, you should act fast since most stores are sold out.
This is the most versatile, easiest, and least costly costume for women. You simply merge ears and a tail with black leggings, face paint, and a black long-sleeve shirt. This costume can be casual depending on the garments you select.
You can put together this costume easily at an affordable cost. You can find overalls and a flannel shirt at any thrift store.
This is a fun idea especially if you are a fan of bear hunting. The costume is easy to wear, so you will be comfortable.
Although this costume will not scare anybody, it might make people smile. It is suitable when accompanying children on their treating or trick activities.
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