Halloween is the time of the year when there’s a cold nip in the air, Jack O’ Lanterns start popping up everywhere, and the veil between the living and the dead is everywhere.
In recent years, Halloween costumes, in particular for adults, have become more and more outrageous as people go for t shock value. Costume shops are adding increasing complicated items to their already bizarre line of get-ups. In addition, homemade costumes are becoming more complex as everyone strives to add a personal touch to their costumes If your still not sure what to wear this Halloween I’ve include some popular adult costume ideas below:
Creepy and intriguing at the same time, mimes have been entertaining people with their unique strangeness for decades. A mime costume is an interesting twist for the adult party-goer, if done right. Females can go for looks as well as scares with form-fitting black and white dresses, and cleverly done makeup. Males too can turn a somewhat grim idea into an attractive one with the right clothing and face paint. A good thought is to buy a mime outfit from a costume shop and give it a few personal touches according to the wearer’s preference.
The Roaring 20s
Recent remakes of films such as The Great Gatsby have repeatedly brought the exciting lifestyle of the flapper era back to the forefront of our imaginations. The flapper girl, complete with her embellished headbands, glossy locks, and eye-catching dresses is a perfect costume idea for the female who wishes to a more feminine and fun-loving look on Halloween. Males too can join in on the festivities by donning suits and hairstyles typical of the 1920’s, and who knows – perhaps a romance as passionate as Gatsby and Daisy’s (Great Gatsby) might find their counterpart on a cold Halloween night.
Witch / Warlock
An absolute classic, the witch or warlock costume has been reinvented countless times, whether it has been on stage, television, or in life. There are numerous inspirations to choose from, whether you are a fan of the Harry Potter series or American Horror Story. Women can choose to create a frightening or appealing (or both) costume with this idea, which can be altered as easily as adding a belt here, or even a pleat. Men can add an interesting touch to a warlock costume by incorporating elements of modern culture, such as the “hipster” beard, in their looks. Regardless of the costume, Halloween is about having fun and about being unique for one night out of the year.