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There are plenty of things to love this 2018. A lot of new things came out, and a lot of things we loved before have made their comeback. Because of that, you never run out of great Halloween costume ideas! Here are the latest trends in Halloween costumes this 2018!
We’ve waited long enough for the second installment of the movie. Now that it’s finally here, we can all dress up as The Incredibles, a family of superheroes, this Halloween. Just one of my many ideas for costumes for adults. Here I’ve found the perfect Mr. Incredibles costume – plus the muscles! Mr. Incredible, the family’s patriarch, will do anything to save his family and the world. He always needs the right gear for it.
Otherwise, how will he be able to maneuver through traps and obstacles set up by the bad guys? With this costume, you’ll get the red-and-black jumpsuit that’s stuffed with fiberfill paddings to showcase Mr. Incredible’s muscular built. No dad bod here, fellas…well, maybe a little bit. It also has the black eye mask that will surely be effective in hiding your real identity. Kidding aside, surprise your kids and your entire family with this truly incredible costume for adults.
“We all float down here.” I still get goosebumps whenever I recall that creepy gutter scene from the latest movie adaptation of Stephen King’s ‘It’ where Pennywise suddenly shows up with that sinister grin and creepy overall vibes. There’s no shortage of fright in both the movies and the book.
This year, channel your inner evil clown and scare the trick-or-treaters away with this Pennywise costume for adults. You get the pants, shirt with collar, and the mask that has an attached wig. It can’t get any better – or worse – than this, depending on which side of the fence you’re on. If you’re an avid fan of the evil clown persona, then this is the perfect costume for you.
Black Panther is one of the biggest blockbuster movies ever. It went in a direction that people have been expecting from Hollywood for a long time. When Black Panther was released, everyone was suddenly a citizen of Wakanda. Overnight, Black Panther has become one of the most popular superheroes on the big screen.
Wearing this costume, you can guarantee that people will come up to you and say, “Wakanda Forever,” with their arms crossed on their chest. It includes the Black Panther jumpsuit with a pair of gloves and a mask. The mask has some nice details on it and the overall look has a genuine feel to it, except for the necklace which is actually fabric sewn onto the jumpsuit.
Everybody knows that The Nightmare Before Christmas is included on everyone’s to-watch list on Halloween. So, why not dress up as one of the characters? Everyone will probably dress up as Jack Skellington, so why not go for the bad guy role? Oogie Boogie is everyone’s beloved antagonist in the movie. This polyester jumpsuit lets you showcase Oogie Boogie’s intimidating aura.
Also, have you seen that vinyl mask? All those creepy crawlies in his mouth! It looks exactly like Oogie Boogie. If you don’t believe me, I’ll have you know that this costume is officially licensed. So, if you’re looking for a popular Halloween icon that’s easy to recognize from a mile away, then this is the right pick for you.
One of the biggest horror hits this year, The Nun certainly has people talking. It has a lot of the things we loved about The Conjuring and then some. You can take advantage of this hype around the movie and dress up as the titular character. What makes this nun scarier than other horror characters?
It’s the polar contrast from a real-life nun’s image, distorted and transformed into something so horrifying. The package includes the robes, mask, a headpiece, collar, and belt. You’ll scare little kids and adults alike when you walk around the neighborhood in this costume. I wouldn’t go to a church, though, or they might attempt to exorcise you on the spot.
Okay, let’s all be honest here for a minute, shall we? Winifred Sanderson is the star of Hocus Pocus. I mean, sure, Mary and Sarah were pretty cool, but let’s admit that they were more like there to support Winifred in her plans. She’s got the brains and the confidence, and now you can have her looks, too!
Dress up as our favorite Hocus Pocus witch with this gorgeous Winifred gown and wig. It’s a great Halloween costume idea. I love the vibrant contrast between the green and the purple, complemented by the gold details. You’ll be the star of the show with this costume, for sure. People better watch out before they cross you, or they might just turn into a four-legged, feline pet!
Margaret Atwood’s ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ is a great read, and I was thrilled when they announced the TV adaptation. Elizabeth Moss is great at playing Offred, and the show has become a huge hit, despite it deviating from the book. Now, you can show the patriarchy what’s what by dressing up as one of the handmaids with this great Halloween costume idea.
This red cloak and brim bonnet combo is a great rendition of the girl from the book’s first American edition cover in 1986. For extra impact, call your girlfriends and tell them to show up in the same costume, too. You can even use some of the terms used in the books and the TV show to make it more realistic. You might get confused stares at first, but that’s not the point, is it? As they say in the books, ‘Under His Eye’.
Since we’re talking about girl power here, why don’t we take a minute to appreciate one of the best female fighters on the big screen, Okoye? Sure, she’s not the lead female character, but have you seen her moves? The way she moves, just walking alone makes everyone tremble in fright. She demands respect and respect she gets with her swagger and demeanor.
If you’ve already got those two, all you need to complete the look is this great costume. It has Okoye’s famous battle outfit and a pair of boots, too! Don’t be intimidated by the tricky straps and buckles, it’s actually quite easy to put on. After all, there’s no time for complicated armor when the enemies are nearby.
Are you a brooding teenager who loves reading and narrating your friends’ life stories? If you do, then you might do well in dressing up as TV show Riverdale’s version of our beloved Jughead Jones. Equipped with his South Side Serpents jacket and knitted beanie, you can join your pals for a milkshake or two at Pop’s, or you can hang out with your girl Betty…or is it Veronica?
Wait, Toni? Well, whatever floats your boat, buddy. The great thing about this costume is that it comes in an array of different sizes, so there’s sure to be one that fits you perfectly. It’s a great Halloween costume idea for the broody teenager who just wants to be left alone in his own devices.
The Greatest Showman is a great musical movie that was released late last year. The lead character, PT Barnum, was loosely based off of a real person in history. There may have been a lot of liberties taken in writing this movie version of him, but it doesn’t really matter because it was still a huge blockbuster! It has a great, touching story that pulls at people’s heartstrings.
Now, your teenage kid can be the host of his very own circus! He would look dashing indeed with this red tailcoat, black pants, and that top hat. The entire ensemble will make any young kid look dapper. Hurry up and have your kid practice the lines, put on the signature charming smile, and display their showmanship.
Being a teenager is tough. You deal with a lot of emotional and physical changes. You might soon discover that your teenage kid is interested in an alien princess who calls herself Starfire. No? My bad. Well, there’s still no reason for your teenage kid not to dress up as Robin from Teen Titans this year. As leader of the Teen Titans, Robin has plenty of desirable characteristics.
After all, he’s not just ‘Batman’s sidekick’. He’s great at martial arts and he’s a great leader and tactician. Besides, I think your teenage kids will want to live out the lives of their favorite superheroes, even for one day a year. This costume has a great form and I love its vibrant colors, especially that yellow cape!
Dustin, AKA ‘Toothless’ is one of the most popular characters on the show, ‘Stranger Things’. Who doesn’t love him? He’s charming, always sporting a smile and keeping his friends on their toes. Whenever his friends find themselves in a pinch, or when they are fighting, Dustin always finds a way to set things right. When Steve was heartbroken over Nancy, it was Dustin who was there for him.
There’s plenty about Dustin that we can all relate to or aspire to relate to, such as the fact that people picking on him doesn’t bother him at all. In fact, he never lets pretty much anything get him down. Rubie’s has done a wonderful job at putting together a nice, simple costume that will make fans of the show go, “You’re Dustin!” This costume, despite it being simple, is recognizable as Dustin’s signature look. It even has the curly wig and that cap that he often wears.
Rey has become an icon among young girls everywhere. She’s cute, savvy, and strong. I, for one, am glad that there are more and more strong, young female leads that teenagers can look up to. She is no damsel in distress and she can hold her own in a fight.
This is why this Rey costume from the 8th installment of the Star Wars movies is a great option for your teenage girls who are strong-willed and independent. The overall presentation of this costume is top-notch, with the waistcoat, pants, sleeves, undershirt, and belt working together quite well. It even has nice details like the satchel!
It must be difficult being experimented on just because you’re different. Eleven did not choose who she is, and she didn’t have the greatest time dealing with it. Despite her not knowing anything about the real world, since she grew up in a research facility, she still made fast friends with Dustin, Lucas, Mike, and Will. She even tried to save everyone near the end of the first season, sacrificing herself in order to defeat the Demogorgon.
Given that El actually survived the ordeal, she went on a journey to be reunited with her friends. However, she discovers her past in the process. The viewers also see a much darker side to El. Sporting a dark jacket, with her hair short and pushed pack, it’s a complete contrast to the dress-wearing Eggo-eating Eleven that we know. Season 2 was a different era for Eleven, but we still love her all the same.
Plenty of things from the late 90s have made their comeback recently. I sure am glad that teenagers were able to rediscover Daria and make her cool again. Equipped with her perpetual cynicism and witty remarks, plenty of teenagers have aspired to be Daria. She doesn’t care about other people’s opinion of her and she talks about life as is – no filters.
She is an anxious teenager, just like the rest of us when we were in our teens, but she doesn’t shy away from telling it like it is. Some people like her despite her sarcasm, but we all know that’s one of the reasons why we love her. Your teenage kid can easily copy her style with this set from xcoser. It’s a pretty costume that includes the green coat and a one-piece dress.
Now, let’s go for something ‘brite’ and fun. Get it? Kidding aside, I’ve found a really colorful costume that I’m sure your gamer kid will love. This Brite Bomber costume is a rare outfit skin from the hit videogame Fortnite. Basically, it’s a blue, one-piece suit that has a unicorn print in front. Wearing this outfit in-game, the player becomes a pink-haired girl wearing purple goggles.
Don’t be fooled, though, because this suit is not just for show. It may look cute and girly, but it’s a combatant’s costume. What I love about this is that it’s a great costume for girls that shows both the cute and deadly sides, fit for an avid player of Fortnite. Looking for something else? Check out this list that I made for Halloween costumes for teens.
One of the reasons why the Despicable Me movies have been such a hit is the Minions. In fact, everyone loved the Minions so much that it went on to have its own movie. Who could blame them? They’re cute little things who are loyal to their not-so-evil leader, Gru. Now, imagine your little boy dressed up as one of these adorable characters.
Everyone will go crazy for him! This costume set includes the blue overalls with Gru’s insignia printed on the front. It has the attached yellow shirt and a pair of cute goggles on top of the hood. Watch the little one crawl around the house on your Halloween party. Anticipate hearing ‘Aww’ a lot, too.
It’s sad that Adventure Time has come to an end. We, children and adults alike, will be sad without new adventures from Finn, Jake, and their gang of interesting and colorful characters. It was a show filled with wholesome fun and great life lessons. It’s very rare that we find a show so real yet so child-friendly, too. This is why the show has appealed to the tastes of everyone, regardless of age.
You can immortalize Finn in this great Halloween costumes for boys. The package includes Finn’s blue shirt, dark blue shorts, headpiece, and his green backpack. Go on an adventure one more time this year with your kid. As an added bonus, you can dress up as Jake, too! You can also check out my list of fun ideas for costumes for your little boys.
Fans all over the world have mixed feelings about the new Star Wars movies that have been released recently. Well, say what you want about it, I love them all the same. It’s great that they extended the saga so that the younger generation will have new things to enjoy aside from the older movies. They’re more fantastic and believable at the same time and there’s always a part of us that will always wonder what it would be like to live in that universe.
As always, Star Wars offers a great set of characters for us to love and hate. One character, though, stands out from the rest. Kylo Ren is a complicated character, indeed. Despite being the movie’s antagonist, we still find ourselves rooting for him. Get your kids started on this saga with this amazing, officially licensed Kylo Ren costume.
Speaking of living in a different universe, there are certain steps that we need to take before we go about doing that. To start with, we need to explore outer space first. And you know who can do that? Astronauts, that’s who. Encourage your kids into signing up for NASA in the future with this adorable astronaut costume for kids.
The overall look is quite impressive and the details look realistic, especially that NASA patch! It even has versions for people of all ages! The great thing about this costume is that it’s machine washable. That’s great because if there’s one thing I know about kids is that once they have that idea of being an astronaut, they’re never gonna want to take this costume off.
One of the greatest things about superhero movies lately is that they have been showing that girls can save the world as well as – or even better than – boys can. One of the most beloved female characters is Shuri, the genius younger sister of T’Challa AKA Black Panther.
She’s tech-savvy but she can kick your butt with her high-tech blasters and killer moves! This costume is similar to the one she uses during the final battle in the movie, so be sure to teach your little girl some fighting moves while you’re at it. This costume comes in different sizes, so you can dress up your toddler or big kids. It’s time to show those boys what little girls can do!
See the line where the sky meets the sea? After that whole ‘Frozen’ song got stuck in our heads, Disney went ahead and replaced it with a new one. This time, it’s from the movie Moana. The titular character is one lovable girl that it’s difficult not to sing along when the scene comes up. Plus, it showed the kids a different side to Disney princesses.
This costume is sure to be the envy of the other kids when they see your little one wearing it at this year’s Halloween party. It’s a two-piece set with a tube top with tribal prints and a cute skirt! Go on and relive Moana’s adventures with her peculiar set of friends with this cute Halloween costumes for girls.
Have you got a ghost problem at home? Do ghouls and all manner of eerie apparitions pester you? Well, it might be because it’s Halloween. But still, when there’s something strange in your neighborhood, who you gonna call? That’s right, cops. Err…I mean Ghostbusters! Thanks to the reboot of the famous movie, girls can now fully embrace being a full-pledged Ghostbuster.
This year, your little girl can dress up as a ghost-fighting, jumpsuit-wearing hero on Halloween! It even has nice details such as the backpack and the badges. She’ll have the right gear to brave the streets at night on Halloween to defeat all the evil beings that she encounters while trick-or-treating!
Finally, after your daughter is done fighting ghosts, maybe she’d like to save the world from other threats? With this great Wonder Woman Costume, she finally can! Who says little girls can’t be superheroes? They can be anything! It’s time to show folks at your Halloween party what girl power is really about.
Gal Gadot did a fantastic job at portraying this fan favorite superhero and little girls everywhere are dreaming of becoming her someday! Who wouldn’t want to be a strong superhero who doesn’t need the help of Superman in saving the world from evil threats? Your little girl can conquer anything – evil this year’s Halloween party – with this truly WONDERful costume set.
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