What fun is a Halloween celebration without the perfect costume? That guy or gal with the stunning costume can easily be the life of the party.
Preparing for festivities is the highlight of the process if you’ve already determined exactly who or what you’ll represent. However, not knowing where to start can be an absolute nightmare!
Fortunately, with a little guidance from this infographic and consideration of a few important factors, you will be well on your way to having the time of your life in the Halloween costume that’s perfect for you.
Similar to fashion, Halloween trends are cyclical, and the popularity of certain costumes shifts from one year to the next. The Halloween Express infographic above displays the most notable costumes based on Google search results in the past five years, along with a prediction of how they will fare in the forthcoming holiday season. Those costumes that made the cut for the past five years include the Pirate, Batman, Ninja, Disney, Superhero, Monster, Bunny, Witch, Catwoman, Power Rangers and Witches.
The Iron Man, Great Gatsby and Vampire costumes are slated to be the hottest costumes this Halloween.
The Search Is On!
So, you’ve taken a look at the infographic and either can’t narrow down your selection or would like to go another route. Either way, be sure to take a few items into consideration.
1. Money, Money, Money!
How much cash are you willing to part with to make this happen? The lower the budget, the more rapidly the creative juices will need to flow. You may have to make a few of the embellishments on your own, or head over to your local thrift store to pick up a few items to complete your costume. Don’t fret, though, because you may discover that the process was a lot more exciting than you initially expected it to be. And, by going this route, the sky is the limit and you can rest assured that no one else will be as cool as you. Which brings me to the next key point…
2. How will you feel in your new costume?
Not only will you need to dress for the weather, but comfort is a priority! After all, Halloween is supposed to be about having fun and you need to make sure that your costume will not hinder you from partaking in the festivities. This will have a lot to do with your personal preferences and…
They’re everywhere! If the party follows a Gothic theme and you show up wearing a princess or superhero costume, it may be a bit awkward! You may also attract a ton of unwanted attention.
Want to avoid this blunder? Think before you shop and proceed with caution to make this Halloween one you’ll never forget.