Every year, depending on what’s popular in our culture like movies, fashion trends and music, trendy Halloween costume ideas emerge. The history of Hallowen costumes goes back the 18th century in the Celtic countries of Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Costumes were worn to celebrate the Celtic festival of Samhain where scary and supernatural costumes were worn. It is said that our Celtic immigrants popularized the tradition when they came to America and that these traditions have shaped today's Halloween celebration.
According to the National Retail Association,
The Top Halloween Costumes for 2014 are:
- Frozen Characters
- Ninja Turtles
- Batman, and other super heroes
- Pirate Zombie
Other Costume Ideas
Break out your mullet wig and your hippie beads if you want to dress for the decade. You can step into the 1960s, ‘70s, 80’s and even ‘90s with costumes that’ll reflect your favorite decade. Or, get into the way back machine to the 1920s and be a flapper or to the ‘50s and get yourself decked out for a sock hop.
Here’s some costume ideas to inspire you:
- Geek chic
- Vampires, Gothic
- Black & Bone
- Day of the Dead
- Rock star
Strange Costume Ideas
Okay, there’s one in every crowd. If you gonna do it, you’re going to do it big so why not stand out with something different?
Click on these Bizarre Costume Ideas:
Whatever you do, have fun and be safe!