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Last Updated on July 26, 2022 by Canny Costumes
It doesn’t matter if you aren’t aware of the reason for people dressing up for the Halloween. But this is arguably the best part of the celebration. What used to be once a one-evening holiday for the kids, transformed to a multi-day festival celebrated by adults alike. Donning creative Halloween costumes can lead to interesting conversations at the parties and make you popular in your friends’ circle. So, are you confused in the Halloween costume rut when the spooky season is around the corner? Here are 5 innovative ideas to make your Halloween costume stand out.
1. Mashup Costume
Mashup costumes are a fusion of different elements derived from different characters. For example, Deadpool in a Sailor Moon getup. You can dress up as ‘Iron Wolverine’ donning the typical Iron Man suit with long nails. There can be a long list of mashup costume ideas like Captain America/Spiderman, Jedi Wolverine and Harley Quinn as Pirate. Mashup costumes can be very seamless as well. Mashup costumes can leave your guests to marvel at your genius.
2. Dead Versions of Celebs and Characters
Zombie costumes are too mainstream. However, zombie versions of your popular celebrity are certainly creative. Imagine the legendary Michael Jackson with a wrinkled face and dusty white coat doing Moonwalk on the streets. It can be scary and amusing at the same time. There is another perspective to dressing up as a celebrity. You can think of it as paying a tribute to his achievements. However, you should be chary while going for this idea as it can be outrageous at times.
3. Couple Goals
Costume hunt can be a daunting task. So, team up with your partner in crime and pick up a creative outfit. You can go for adult ‘Baywatch’ couple costume, Princess Leia and Darth Vader costume or Dorothy and Cowardly Lion couple costume. If you are looking for a funny outfit, why don’t you consider dressing up in funky Minions couple costume or as Mickey and Minnie Mouse? Daenerys Targaryen and Jon Snow costume can be very cheesy and adorable at the same time, given the popularity of the TV series. If you ponder a little, you would come up with more innovative costume ideas.
4. Military Costume
Are you fascinated by the G.I. Joe team taking on the Cobra Command? Dressing up in the GI Joe costume is not a bad idea. You can don a modular plate gear with a range of colors and features like ventilation systems and storage pockets from Wilde Custom Gear to get your fighter look. You can DIY your version of the Ninja sword.
If you are attracted by the antiheroes, consider yourself as the Cobra Commander or Storm Shadow and get ready for the Halloween. If you are fascinated by the Delta Force, you can put on a Boonie hat in addition to the sturdy vest. Put on a stern army face and be the commander of any mission this Halloween.
5. Squad Goals
The list of costume ideas for a group of people to dress up on Halloween is endless. Starting from your favorite soccer squad to ‘Suicide Squad’, you can dress up with anything that looks cohesive. If you are particular about dressing up as movie characters, you can go for Star Wars, Muppets, Minions, the Ghostbusters and Ninja Turtles. You can make heads turn donning funny outfits like chess pieces and breakfast food items. Painting yourselves with certain colors with matching pants is a messy but interesting alternative.
Most fashion designers wouldn’t shy away from accepting that the perfect dress is all about the details. So, if you want to stand out, you should give attention to the impeccable details while selecting your costume. If you are going out dressing up as a character born out of the figments of your imagination, build a storyline around the character. This will also help you to get fully immersed in the character and make interesting conversations. Get your creative mind to action and have a great Halloween this year!