Sights of decorated pumpkins, fascinating costumes, flashy masks, hoard of candies, feelings of spookiness in the air and you know its Halloween time. Be it children or adults, every one eagerly awaits the arrival of this festive season to put on the best show with the most bizarre and magnificent Halloween costumes.
Halloween makes a great time for families to bond with each other. Most families opt for special family Halloween costumes in which the whole family can be distinguished by their identical outfits. The festivals do not end here as kids then make their way around the neighborhood flaunting their funny outfits and trick or treating from door to door asking adults for candies.
The Halloween season also gives rise to many competitions to add more excitement to the occasion with contests like pumpkin carving competition, Halloween craft competitions and best Halloween costume competition. With such competitions taking place, there is even more pressure to come up with the most extraordinary Halloween costumes.
A lot of time, effort and energy have to be invested in costumes if you want to stand out from the crowd. There is a big chance that your dress is imitated by others but the way you decide to bring distinctiveness to your outfit with suitable masks, caps, props, shoes and other accessories speak volumes about your enthusiasm for this celebration.
The Halloween costume themes can be anything from creepy and spooky to funky and enchanting. Young boys mostly go for outfits based on their favorite fictional characters like Harry Potter, The Muppets, Angry birds and superheroes such as Superman, Batman or Spiderman, whereas girls prefer dresses like those of Disney princess- Cinderella, Rapunzel, Ariel and even favorite magical creatures like fairies, elves, and witches.
Teenagers and even adults mostly go for costumes based on gothic and horror themes such as vampires, wizards, pirates, voodoo dolls, mummies, skeletons, ghosts, zombies - the list is endless.
With these numerous themes and countless outfit options it gets nerve-racking to find the perfect family Halloween costumes which appease the kids as well as gratify the adults.
If you are looking for some traditional Halloween outfits, the most popular ones include various vampire characters inspired from Twilight, superheroes such as Spiderman and SpiderWoman costumes for couples, an avatar based theme where the whole family can wear full blue outfits along with blue face painting or even a Disney centered theme where the adults can dress up as the prince and Snow White while the kids can be the dwarves. These are some conventional dress ideas that can create lasting impressions with creative variations and your own individual touch.
For those planning a more eccentric theme can invest in intricate costumes such as characters from Lord of the Rings, The Hunger Games, Star Wars, and The Avengers. Also, to give a more trendy appeal, costumes based on television celebrities, popular cartoons and pop idols can steal the limelight.
Halloween is a time for fun and enjoyment and choosing the perfect costume only spices up the occasion making things more lively and spirited. Whether you create your own family Halloween costumes to mark the specialty of the celebration or purchase available designs from a store, the manner in which you carry your costume and accessorize it makes your Halloween costume a memorable one.