The Halloween costume you choose allows you to play a part, make the best choice in the way you dress up for this ghoulish holiday.
Halloween is just around the corner and it’s time to start figuring out what to wear to go trick or treating. For adults and kids alike, this can be an exciting and fun time of year. And for kids especially, choosing the right Halloween costume is serious business. So here are some costume ideas trending in 2019. Some children are content with whichever superhero or Disney character they admire, others like to go for the gory, scary stuff like zombies and vampires, while many opt for classics like dinosaurs, witches, and clowns.
Scary Halloween Costume Choices
Of course, Halloween is all about the creepy and ghoulish, and the scary staples are always popular. These include vampire outfits, skeleton skin suits, devil costumes, creepy clowns, werewolves, witches, mummies, and ghosts. The grim reapers seems to be hot this year, so look out!
Classic Halloween Costume Ideas
The classics never go out of style and there will always be a vast selection of pirates, police officers, dinosaurs, firefighters, doctors, princesses, unicorns, fairies, cowboys, and cowgirls. Then you have a procession of cheerleaders, mermaids, little red riding hoods, black cats, ballerinas, and ninjas. And there are all kinds of cute animals for the babies and toddlers –from pandas and lions to ladybugs and bumblebees.
Movie and TV Costumes
From Frozen’s Elsa to Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz, popular movies and television shows always inspire Halloween costumes. Costumes trending in 2019 include characters from Toy Story, Harry Potter, Star Wars (Darth Vader is a big seller), and the Descendants movies. Katniss from The Hunger Games and Jo Jo Siwa is also popular. And for the tiny tots, you’re bound to spot crowd-pleasers like Paw Patrol characters, Peppa Pig, and the Lion King costumes.
Kids love to emulate their favorite superhero, be it Spiderman, Wonder Woman, or Batman and Robin, and these costumes are always popular. Then there are super villains like the Joker and Cat Woman.
Costumes Easy to Make and Create at Home
We all know Halloween costumes can be expensive. So if you want to save a few bucks, you can either rummage through racks at consignment stores and thrift stores or simply, make your own. Some costumes are pretty straightforward and easy to create, like a witch or a cowgirl for example. All you need for a witch is a black dress or long t-shirt, black leggings or stripy tights, and a piece of black material for a cape. You can buy or make your own hat. For ideas and how-to videos, check out Pinterest or youtube and get creative.