Posts in the Costume Guides Category

Green Costumes

 

It's not easy being green... or is it? We think so! In honor of Saint Patrick's Day we've compiled our top green costumes to make it easy for anyone to be green. Whether you're a video game whiz, pop culture debutante, or chic geek, HalloweenCostumes.com has the perfect green costume for you!

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Purim Costume Ideas for Adults and Kids

 

What is Purim?

Purim is a Jewish holiday known for its fun and festive Mardi Gras-like celebrations. Purim customs include a festival of food, song and dance, the giving of gifts to charity, and (our favorite part) the wearing of costumes! The story of Purim comes from the biblical Book of Esther. Queen Esther and her cousin Mordecai triumphed over the evil plot of the king’s wicked advisor, Haman, and the Jewish people of ancient Persia were saved. Hamantaschen cookies, which represent Haman’s tricorn hat, are traditionally served and given as gifts during the celebration.

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How To Do the Grinch Makeup

 

Even though no one wants to be known as a Grinch, it would be pretty fun to show up at a Christmas costume party dressed as Dr. Seuss’ crabby green monster. We put this makeup tutorial together to show you how to transform yourself into the seasick crocodile. The bad banana with a greasy black peel! The three decker sauerkraut and toadstool sandwich with arsenic sauce! Mr. Grinch...

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Beards are for Dudes

 

What do you do when you have a big old beard and you’re trying to come up with a Halloween costume? You use it, of course! Embrace that facial hair and let it be part of your ensemble. There’s no reason you need to shave just for Halloween. No matter if you have a little stubble, a fine mustache, or a long flowing beard, there’s a costume choice for you. We spent some time combing through the farthest reachest of the internet for inspiration for all you whiskered...

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Fun Couples Costumes

 

4 Fun Group Costume Ideas for 2014

Individual costumes are fun, couples costumes are fun, but Halloween is a social holiday so group costumes might just be the MOST fun of all! They can sometimes prove to be harder to coordinate since everoneeee must agree on one theme, but there are basically an infinite number of sources to draw inspiration from, so we're confident you'll find something that pleases the lot of you. If you're not sure where to start, here are four eye-catching group...

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Harley Quinn DIY Hammer Cosplay

 

Harley Quinn is the Joker's Right-Hand Woman. A deadly combination of intelligence, beauty, athleticism, and psychosis, Harley has been devoted to the Joker -her "puddin"- since the early '90s. Since her inception, she has become one of the most popular of Batman's extensive gallery of rogues, and is even the title character in her OWN comic! If you're thinking of dressing as Harley this Halloween, here is some helpful character background, costume options, and a DIY Hammer tutorial!

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