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Clever Halloween Costumes

Updated on November 28, 2012

Ideas for Unique and Clever Halloween Costumes

Find ideas for clever, funny, scary, sexy and unique Halloween costumes at discount prices. Do you want to find out the story of where Halloween got started. Read on. You will also find some great ideas of clever mens Halloween costumes. If you are looking for teenage girl Halloween costume ideas you've come to the right place.

Clever Halloween Costumes For Men

Maybe you are thinking that you don't need any clever Halloween costumes for men ideas since Halloween is really for kids.. That is simply not true. If you happen to have kids you know what I mean. As a Dad you will usually be called up to carve pumpkins and possibly decorate the house and yard. You may help your kids find their costumes or even take them to a Halloween party. And don't forget trick-or-treating! How much more fun will it be if you are in the spirit and dress up in your favorite costume.

If you secretly like to scare people or be the clown of the party, then dressing up is for you. You can be as creative as you wish. This is the day that being or acting weird, scary, funny or even sexy is not only tolerated, but embraced. The only really question is what do you feel like being?

You might think that selecting the right costume will be a real pain, but it can actually be the most fun of all. You should put away your concerns about what your friends may think and loosen up a bit. After all, I'm sure most of us have seen our friend dressed up in pretty silly costumes before if you think about it.

If you would like some suggestions to help you out, read on.

Going to a rock and roll party? Go as the "groovy guy". You could put a shirt with a suede type vest on and don a pair of bell bottoms if you like - even add a long haired wig and you are good to go. You most likely won't feel like you look too extreme and will be able to relax and have a good time.

Ever had a secret craving to be Superman? Or one of the other superheroes like Batman, IronMan, Captain America or Flash Gordon, or Thor? You just need a pair of tight fitting pants and a shirt with a fancy logo. THe mask is what will define your character and is the most important piece of your costume. It's not only kids that find being a superhero appealing. Come and be the hero of the party, especially with the kids!

Of course there are always the ideas of vampire or pirate. A favorite of mine is a pirate, and since Pirates of the Caribbean it has to be Captain Jack Sparrow. There are a practically unlimited variety of ideas to choose costumes from, so have fun with it and be as creative as you want to be!

Mens Halloween Costumes for 2012

Popular and fun Halloween costumes for men in 2012!

Disguise Marvel Men's Iron Man Mark 6 Light Up Deluxe Adult
Disguise Marvel Men's Iron Man Mark 6 Light Up Deluxe Adult

Iron Man's Mark IV suit which allowed him to increase his strength by 90 times and go deep into the ocean and high into the sky! The costume has awesome muscles and looks just like the one in the movie. Includes jumpsuit with muscle torso and arms, attached light up reacter to make the chest light up and mask.

California Costumes Men's Adult-Massive Mobster Costume
California Costumes Men's Adult-Massive Mobster Costume

He's out looking for a new boss! Be the hit of the party with this mobster costume! Comes with jacket with attached tie, pants, inflatable shoulders and mask.

California Costumes Men's Headless Horseman Costume
California Costumes Men's Headless Horseman Costume

The headless horseman from The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Includes vest with attached lace ascot poly cape, character headpiece and inflatable shoulders.

The Walking Dead Sheriff Rick Grimes Shirt
The Walking Dead Sheriff Rick Grimes Shirt

Sheriff Rick Grimes button-up shirt inspired by The Walking Dead TV show.

California Costumes Men's Adult Cutthroat Pirate Costume
California Costumes Men's Adult Cutthroat Pirate Costume

Sexy pirate costume includes lace up shirt, striped pants, matching head tie, boot tops and coordinating belt and lace-up wrist cuffs.


Halloween Costumes for Teenage Girls

There are a lot of ideas for Halloween costumes for teenage girls. So, the question of what to wear shouldn't be an issue. However, you are talking about teenage girls! Many times they go out on Halloween in groups and will desire to either copy their friends in some way or at least get their friend approval before picking their costume.

Nowadays it is easier than ever to find a really cool costume. You can shop around at your local store but you are not limited to doing that. There are many online stores where you can find a nearly endless variety of costumes to choose from.

Half the fun of dressing up is picking out the costume. If you plan to go out with a group of friend on Halloween you might consider getting together ahead of time. Have a group brainstorming session. Start with an idea of a theme people can agree on. Decide whether you want to be scary, sexy, funny or cute, as long as you go by the parent's rules of course.

You pick the them, then the hunt is on! If money is an issue you can consider creating your own costumes, which can really turn into something fun. Get creative, and get together with friend to come up with some unique ideas. After all several brains are better than one.

A couple of ideas for girls going out as a group is to go as cheerleaders or zombies. Yes, they are totally different ideas. Cheerleader costumes can be cute and innocently sexy. As far as zombies go, why not jazz it up and be zombie brides, zombie school girls, zombie nurses, etc.

You might even think about Hello Kitty and friends, which seems to be in this year. You can always try angels and devils. Or some sexy vampire costumes. Fairies and angels are another classic idea. Or, be quirky and come as ketchup and mustard with a friend. You can actually make these costumes at home fairly easily. Put on either red or yellow clothes, make a cone hat from the right color paper. Add letters to your shirt that say either ketchup or mustard. You don't have to limit yourself to ketchup and mustard, try mustard or mayonnaise or anything else that comes in a jar!

Just remember that finding and wearing a costume should be fun, not stressful. If you are a teenage girl you can find a lot of fun choices.

So, you shouldn't stress over what to wear. There are tons of ideas for Halloween costumes for teenage girls. You just need to decide

Teenage Girl Vampire Costumes for Halloween 2012

There's no question about it - vampires are super hot this year! Teenage vampires are inspired by movies like Twilight, tv shows and books about vampires. See the cutest or scariest vampire costumes for 2012!

The Story of The Origin of Halloween

American Halloween is said to have a Celtic origin. Samhain, the Celtic celebration is a Druidic festival that was to announce the end of harvest. A favorite tale of Celtic folklore is about the faeries that abound during the harvest season as they work together to usher in the winter season.

The tale begins on the eve of the "New Year". This night was the timeline or boundary between the worlds of the living and the dead could become somewhat blurred. On October 31st the Celts believe that the ghosts of the past come back to earth and wreak havoc, doing things

The Celtic story is that on the night before the "New year" was when the boundary between the worlds of the dead and the living starting to become blurred. On Halloween night, OCt. 31st is when they celebrate Samhain. This is the day that the Celts believe ghosts from the past return to the earth and cause trouble like damaging crops.

Another Celtic belief was that when the other-worldly spirits were present the Celtic priests were more easily able to predict the future. Those prophecies provided a sense of stablity, comfort and directiond during the cold and dangerous winter season.

For the Samhain celebration Celts dressed up in animal skins and heads and told each other's fortunes. They also made bonfires that were considered sacred where they would burn crops and animals as sacrifices to Celtic deities.

The people also would relight the fires in their fireplace once the celebration was done, which they had put out earlier. Their beleif was that the flames from the bonfire were sacred and would provide protection for their households during the upcoming winter.

So, the Samhain celebration on October 31 became the precursor to our modern Halloween.

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    • TriviaChamp profile image

      TriviaChamp 6 years ago

      Well done! Blessed.

    • Diane Ellen profile image

      Diane Ellen 6 years ago

      I know what you mean! I have two teenage and two tween girls that all want to be vampires!!

    • Staceysk profile image

      Staceysk 6 years ago

      Vampires are big with teen girls right now. Nice ideas