Time to get your hands on our top picks for Halloween this year.
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!
1. Wonder Woman
We’ve all had the ultimate girl crush on her since the Wonder Woman movie came out earlier this year. Who wouldn’t? Gal Gadot nailed the strong, independent and totally badass character that is Wonder Woman and she looked good while doing it too.
Check out Costume SuperCenter for this year’s Wonder Woman costume.
Looking for more superhero costumes check out our cosplay guide.
Wonder Woman Adult Costume from Costume SuperCenterView details
2. Pennywise (aka It)
I would like to start by saying, I do not like this costume. Seriously.
Nevertheless, I have no doubt there will be an abundance of Pennywise costumes and clowns this Halloween ready to spook the living daylights out of everyone. You can totally rock this look with a face paint tutorial (there are heaps on YouTube), a white shirt and some red pom poms.
However, if you’re willing to go all out, check out this Pennywise costume from Anytime Costumes.
Pennywise Deluxe Costume Adult from Anytime CostumesView details
3. Eleven from Stranger Things
Approaching Halloween, Stranger Things images are 40x more popular than usual on Pinterest. People are calling for some serious costume inspiration, so don’t be shocked if you see this gal walking around town on Oct. 31.
You can perfect her look with a blonde wig and cute dress and socks from Amazon.
4. Donald Trump
Whether you’re a fan or not, you simply cannot escape this guy. And let’s be honest, he is pretty scary, which is why he’s perfect for Halloween.
This costume is also up there as one of the easiest to pull off. All you need is a simple blue blazer and red tie, both available from ASOS. If you’re willing to absolutely crush it, go for the fake tan and an orange wig available in this handy pack from Amazon! Just try not to get too ahead of yourself on Twitter.
5. White Walker
The White Walkers came out to play in Season 7 of Game of Thrones, and their leader the Night King really stepped his role up a notch. It would come as no surprise then to see His Royal Deadly Highness marching around this Halloween, maybe with an army of undead or even an ice dragon.
You can check out some awesome YouTube tutorials to recreate the look, or you could go the easy route with a White Walker or Night King mask.
The night is dark and full of terrors… especially on Halloween.
Night's King White Walker Full Mask from AmazonView details
6. Daenerys Targaryen
She has been a fan favorite on Halloween for the past couple years, but after the attention she (and Jon Snow) received in this year’s season of Game of Thrones, it’s expected to be a popular costume.
You actually don’t need to splash big bucks to recreate her look. A simple turquoise maxi dress, chunky gold belt, and long braided blonde wig should do the trick. Just make sure you remember your intro for whenever you enter a room and make sure that everyone bends the knee.
Sidra Chiffon Pleated Plunge Maxi Dress
7. Baywatch lifesaver
With the release of Baywatch this year, starring a stellar cast including Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Zac Efron and Alexandra Daddario, people are going to be getting out their summer bodies one last time.
With both female and male variations of this costume, it’s pretty simple. All you need is a red one-piece swimsuit or some red board shorts.
Mens Red Board Shorts
8. Harley Quinn
Without a doubt, Harley Quinn was the leading lady of Halloween last year. Every man and their dog was practically wearing pigtails and blue and red.
Even though the excitement surrounding Margot Robbie’s Suicide Squad character has died down a little, we still think this Halloween costume is too good to only last one year! Also, don’t forget her favorite perfume “The Stench of Death”.
Women's Suicide Squad Harley Quinn Kit Costume from Anytime CostumesView details
9. Anything Star Wars
Honestly, it’s Star Wars. Of course it’s going to be a popular Halloween costume choice.
The fact that the eighth installment of the Star Wars saga will be coming out on Dec. 14 means that there will definitely be some very excited fans embracing the movie franchise for Halloween.
You can actually go as low-maintenance as you want with these costumes. For Kylo Ren you could literally just wear a black hooded cloak and Kylo Ren mask. For Rey, you could totally embrace the Force and get her whole outfit.
10. Belle from Beauty & The Beast
Halloween isn’t complete without a couple of Disney princesses. With the release of Beauty & The Beast starring Emma Watson this year, we think it’s pretty obvious who is going to be the bell of the ball. Pun intended.
Whether you just want to wear Belle’s simple blue dress and white apron or go all out in her golden yellow ball gown, either way, this costume is set to be a front runner for Halloween 2017.
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Cheapest stores to buy basics for Halloween
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