Halloween Costume Ideas
Baby Elderly Lady
All Hallows Eve is almost upon us again. All the ghosts and goblins are ready to give us a fright. Every year, I am amazed with all the wonderful, creative, and downright inspiring costumes that I see. Let’s take a look at some and learn a little about this wonderful and terrifying evening…
Categories of Costumes
While researching and browsing through what seems like millions of costumes, I decided that to highlight them properly I would need to separate them into categories.
~ Best Baby Costumes
~ Best Kid Costumes
~ Best Teen Costumes
~ Best Women Costumes
~ Best Men Costumes
~ Best Family Costumes
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Halloween: A Little Bit of History
Halloween came in to being back in 1745 and is said to be a time of remembering the dead. Many thought of Halloween as an evil night when spirits roamed and haunted the living. Over the years this “evil” day became a celebration with fun, costumes, candy, and haunted houses. Many of the customs such as dressing up and gathering candy began in the Celtic nations that include Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. Children in Ireland and Scotland have been dressing up and “guising” since the 19th century.
Halloween is also known to many as “All Hallows Eve”, which originated from the pagan holiday honoring the dead. On All Hallows Eve, the veil between the world of the living and the dead is said to be thin enough for the dead to slip into our world and do as they wish. Some say that people would leave candy for the spirits in hopes that they would leave them alone. So, Halloween begins… Even now children and adults all over the world dress up as spirits and other ghouls with hopes of collecting their candy.
Other Options for Best Baby Costume..Click thumbnail to view full-size
Vote Now: Favorite Baby Costume
Which is your favorite baby costume?
"When witches go riding, and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers, ‘tis near Halloween."
Best Kid CostumesClick thumbnail to view full-size
Vote for Best Kids Costume
Which of these is your favorite?
Best Women's CostumeClick thumbnail to view full-size
Ladies enjoy dressing up for Halloween just as much as anyone. Some questions to ask when trying to make a costume decision...
Good or Bad?
Sexy, Fun, or Sophisticated?
Comfy or Elaborate?
Here are a few favorites...