Posts by Aleksandra Sobic
Aleksandra Sobic

Aleksandra is HalloweenCostumes.com’s brand manager and senior Mario consultant. She believes that her stature, hair, passion for pink, and reverence of cake, make her the ideal candidate to play Princess Peach on Broadway. Some additional interests include crafting, wine, correcting people’s grammar, and brainstorming ways to make sexy costume representations of typically un-sexy pop culture characters. Donkey Kong was a breeze but Jabba the Hutt is proving formidable.

Height chart of Marvel superheroes

Chances are, if you clicked on this post, then you know a thing or two about superheroes. It's probably safe to assume that you're hip to some basic trivia about the most popular cartoon crimefighters. You know...things like their origin stories, classic costumes, catchphrases, famous nemeses, etc. But have you ever noticed that our knowledge in one basic area of superhero factoids "comes up short?" That's right: Height. How TALL are these guys?! Is...

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TMNT Evolution Infographic

 

The new TMNT movie already comes out next Friday? TUBULAR with a side of COWABUNGA! The turtles are looking pretty spiffy in the previews thanks to impressive CGI effects, but they sureeeee didn't always look that way. Grab yourself a slice of pizza to snack on as you scroll through our visual guide to the evolution of these radical dudes. We cover all of their looks starting from when Leo, Mikey, Raph, and Donnie, first crawled out of the sewer in 1983.

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Kim Jong Un Dance Video

The headlines are everywhere: "The Video That Has North Korea in an Uproar!" "North Korea FURIOUS Over Dance Parody Video!" "The Video That North Korea Does Not Want You To See!" How could we resist clicking? This afternoon we became one of the 2million+ views that the infamous video currently bosts. Do we regret it? NO! (Sorry not sorry, North Korea.) In fact it made us want to dance. So we did. And we recorded it. And then we put it on Youtube.

We suspect we're not the only ones who caught...

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Pop Culture Poodle Skirts

 

Poodle skirts and 1950s style ensembles have been costume party staples for decades. With flattering A-Line silhouettes, girly scarves, flirty accessories, and shiny saddle shoes, it's understandable why! But we got to thinking...why should poodles be the only stars of the show? There are LOTS of other dogs that would look great, proudly parked in the corner of a demure fifties skirt.

With that premise, we bring you pop culture poodle skirts - a twist on traditional retro style, where...

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Batman Icon Evolution Infographic

 

Holy Batman Day, Batman! Do not adjust the contrast on your screen. You read correctly: BATMAN DAY! It's a thing, and it's happening this July 23, 2014, as part of Batman's 75th Anniversary celebration this year. We support any way you plan on celebrating this momentus occasion, be it hosting an all day Batman movie marathon, constructing your own DIY Bat-Signal, or simply covering the top half of your face and speaking in a husky voice all day. WE chose to honor The Caped Crusader by...

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True Blood Vampire Selfie

The final season of True Blood premieres this Sunday, and we can't think of any better way to pay homage to Sookie, Bill, and the rest of the Bon Temps bunch, than by changing your social media profile pic to a seductive vampire selfie! We drew our inspiration from the classic True Blood TV poster, which features voluptuous red lips, sharp vampire fangs, a drip of gooey blood, and of course, a...

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