Top 10 most popular Halloween costumes to rock this October 2020

Time to get your hands on our top picks for Halloween this year.

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Yes, it’s October and it’s completely okay if you thought that last month was June. The year is moving pretty darn quick. However, there is one benefit to the end of the year approaching and that is the day that both children and adults alike share excitement for. Halloween! Whether you’re in it for the tricks or the treats, dressing up is definitely a huge part of the fun. Plus, with so many amazing trends and movies coming out this year, there will definitely be some particularly popular costumes that are just too good not to dress up as. Keep reading to find out what!

Betty and Jughead costume

1. Betty and Jughead

Teen drama series Riverdale is sure to be a big hit this Halloween with couples and groups alike. And the best part? Going as your fave Riverdale character shouldn’t cost a fortune. Sport a pink sweater or denim jacket, and your perfect Betty and Jughead couples costume is practically complete!

Hanes Women's V-Notch Pullover Fleece Sweatshirt
Hanes Women's V-Notch Pullover Fleece Sweatshirt


Margot Robbie as Tonya Harding

2. Tonya Harding

Margot Robbie nails another leading role in I, Tonya, the ultra-popular box office hit following the career and controversy behind figure skating icon Tonya Harding. This is another smashing costume that you can DIY with a thrift store leotard and a wig. Unless you’ll be trick or treating on ice, we suggest swapping the ice skates out for some white tennis shoes.

Harry and Meghan

3. Harry and Meghan

You couldn’t make it out of this year without knowing who Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are if you tried. The Royal Wedding captured audiences around the world back in May, but we’re still talking about Meghan’s unique wardrobe. Truth be told, there’s a ton of fodder here for a royal costume.

Edna Mode

4. Edna Mode

Incredibles 2 was a hit among adults and kiddos alike. Thanks to the success of this popular sequel, we expect Incredibles costumes to skyrocket in popularity this year. While the whole Incredibles family could make a stellar group costume, Edna Mode’s character is the perfect solo costume for anyone looking to add a little fun and creativity to their costume this year.

Edna Mode

5. Black Panther characters

Superhero movies make for the most popular and timeless Halloween costumes, and Disney’s new take on Marvel’s Black Panther character surely won’t be an exception. Dress up solo as the titular superhero, or grab a group of friends and represent all of Wakanda. Or, team up and go as a group of classic superheros like Superman, Superwoman, Batman, Spiderman and the Green Lantern.

Deluxe Black Panther Battle Suit Costume
Deluxe Black Panther Battle Suit Costume

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Edna Mode

6. GLOW wrestlers

Play up your sporty side and go as one of the lady wrestlers from this hit Netflix series. Pinterest searches for 80s-inspired Ruth Wilder, Liberty Belle and Zoya the Destroya costumes are on the rise, and there’s no signs of slowing down for this fun trend. If you happen to have old wrestling or gymnastics gear lying around, and a whole lotta hairspray, this would make a totally awesome DIY costume.

Edna Mode

7. Tate Langdon

This iconic character from the first season of American Horror Story makes another appearance in this year’s apocalypse-themed season. Bring back this creepy throwback with a little facepaint and black zip-up hoodie, or go full-on season eight and find a black bodysuit costume.

Champion Men's Powerblend Fleece Pullover Hoodie
Champion Men's Powerblend Fleece Pullover Hoodie


Eleven costume

8. Eleven from Stranger Things

This costume made our top ten list last year, but it’s still so popular this year, we couldn’t resist including it again. Walk around town as this creepy girl with your own costume made from an old pink dress and socks, or go all-out and purchase a premade get up from Amazon.

101 Dalmations group costume

9. Snapchat filter

Ever wish you could look like your favorite Snapchat filter in real life? Well, now’s your chance to put your best face forward and have fun with a SC filter costume! You could turn just about any popular filter into a recognizable costume — think flower crown or dog ears and tongue — but the clear favorite is the unicorn spitting rainbows.

Cow costume

10. Cow

If you don’t feel like jumping on the pop culture costume train, going as a cow could be a bit Halloween hit this year. For one reason or another, cow costumes are majorly trending right now, making them easy to find and maybe even score a sweet deal on.

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Cheapest stores to buy basics for Halloween

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