Halloween is swiftly approaching – do you have your costume yet? If not, never fear! Here are 10 fantastic, beautiful costumes to get your creative juices flowing.
1. La Calavera Catrina (by llaurellovesllamas):
La Calvera Catrina is a Mexican icon of Día de los Muertos, a symbol of celebration and beauty in the face of death.
Related Costume: Sugar Skull
2. Pinata (by rachelvn):
Feeling a little festive? Guss yourself up as a piece of candy, a sweet or favorite yummy treat!
Related Costume: Cupcake & Chef
3. Rainy Day (by elsiecake):
Rather than dressing as a person or object, try becoming a force of nature. Choose your favorite weather condition or natural phenomena, and get creative in the interpretation.
Related Costume: Autumn
4. Jareth (from Labyrinth) (by corkyswiss):
Make the magic dance with your favorite fantastic characters from your childhood. Jim Henson offers a cornucopia of surreal, imaginative costume ideas.
Related Costume: Kira (from The Dark Crystal)
5. Steampunk Princess (by mandilouise):
The lovely style of Steampunk is the rising star subcultural phenomena. For most of us the style is a little too over-the-top for day-to-day apparel. However, Halloween is the perfect opportunity to don those goggles, spats and machine gears. Snake optional.
Related Costume: Medusa
6. Hunted Deer: (by eatmydesign)
Why dress up as animal, when you can dress as a thematic animal? Adding small details creates a character that is captivating, engaging and an extremely unique costume.
Related Costume: Crying Swan
7. Black Kitty Cat (by eastsidejax):
There is no costume as classic and timeless as a black cat. This costume is a great stand-by, and offers a myriad of takes and styles.
Related Costume: Fifty’s Kitty
8. Psycho-Killer (by dietrich):
Movies are the perfect place to find an excellent costume. Rather than just dressing as a character, get some friends together and try to build an entire scene as perfectly as you can.
9. Jellyfish (by eatmydesign):
Choosing to dress as a strange or unique creature is a great opportunity to come up with unique interpretations about how to execute something so peculiar.
10. Ghostly Couple (by loupiote):
When in doubt, a ghost is a reliable standby. But nix that silly old sheet, and don lovely white clothes, and go crazy with the baby powder.
Related Costume: Murdered Bride