Popular Costumes for Halloween 2017

October 30, 2017

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Halloween is tomorrow! Surely want to impress with a fun and fabulous costume. But with so many to choose from, where do you start? Never fear, we’re here to help! 

Here are a few of the most popular Halloween costumes of 2017 to give you a little inspiration, and a lot of them are easy to do last minute. 

1. Eleven, Stranger Things 

Stranger Things became a hit on Netflix very quickly, and you’ll be pleased to know you can go dressed as your new favourite character with this Eleven costume. Head out in the dress she wears on the show and you’ll only need to add the socks and wig to match (and maybe carry a box of Eggos if you want to be extra authentic!).

2. Belle, Beauty & the Beast – Yellow and Blue Dresses 

She is one of the most popular Disney characters of all time, and a lot of girls can’t wait to dress up as Belle for Halloween, especially with the recent release of the live-action movie. You’ll feel like a princess when you go out in this iconic dress.

Alternatively, Belle’s blue dress is another favourite. 

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3. Beast, Beauty & the Beast

Any group of Halloween revellers that includes Belle wouldn’t be complete without her Beast. This Beast costume features all the details you’ve seen in the movie, making them true to this beloved tale. 

4. Hipster Mermaid

If you’re looking for a fun twist on another Disney favourite, this hipster mermaid costume might be the way to go. Despite the reference to the classic animated film The Little Mermaid, this is one outfit we’re sure your friends have never heard of. 

5. The Sanderson Sisters, Hocus Pocus 

These Hocus Pocus costumes will keep you fully in the spirit of Halloween and you’ll love the chance to give some of the trick-or-treaters a witchy good scare. Be sure to buy the separate wigs to get the maximum effect!

6. Athletic Team Costume, Space Jam 

If you enjoy this movie, basketball, or Looney Tunes, this Space Jam costume is a perfect choice for Halloween. One of the best things about this one is it comes in both men’s and women’s sizes.

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7. Inflatable T-Rex Costume

There’s no doubt this inflatable T-Rex costume has gained some serious online traction over the past year. No doubt you’ll look dino-mite dressed up as this pop culture sensation. 

8. Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Since it’s release back in 2015, the seventh instalment of this blockbuster series has taken the world by storm. What better way to show your appreciation for this fan-favourite film than by dawning you own Force Awakens costume

From the villainous Kylo Ren to epic heroes Rey and Finn – any one of these timeless costumes is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. 

9. Hashtag 

Most of us are on social media enough to see hashtags in use every day. Why not really take it a step further with the real thing? This hashtag costume is easy to make and is sure to get a #laugh #fromyour #friends. 

10. Tongue-Out Emoji 

Speaking of social media, we’ve all seen the tongue-out emoji in our feeds or maybe used it ourselves, so why not get a few “LOL” s by wearing it as a low-key but fun costume? 

11. Harry Potter 

If you’re going as Harry Potter or one of his friends, an authentic looking Gryffindor robe will complete your look. Consider bringing along a wand for the maximum effect; you never know who else will be out and about. Or, if you’re leaning towards the darker side of magic, a Deatheater costume is sure to make a statement as well. 

What are you dressing up as this year? Let us know in the comments below.

Happy Halloween!

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