Posts by Ross Hewett-Smith
Ross Hewett-Smith

Ross Hewett-Smith is the Public Relations Specialist at HalloweenCostumes.com, where he gets coverage on national entertainment media like Good Morning America, Cosmopolitan, and People. He has also been interviewed by a variety of world news outlets.

His past costumes include a genderbent Ariana Grande, a zombie cop, and a Beanie Baby. He enjoys making music and pampering his dog, Miley, while dressing her in dog costumes now and then. You can find him on Twitter and Instagram at @rosswalkersmith.

2019 'Halloween in America Survey' Results [Infographic]

2019 'Halloween in America Survey'

With October less than a month away, interest in Halloween is rising. Retail stores have already begun stocking Halloween decorations and candy, and people are starting to put up their ghoulish decorations. We surveyed 2,012 respondents to reveal how the United States celebrates the spooky holiday so you can have an idea of how to prepare for your Halloween this year.

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Minions Questions & Answers: Everything You Need to Know Before Seeing "Minions: The Rise of Gru"

Minions Questions & Answers

It's finally July, which means Minions: The Rise of Gru is only one year away from being released in theaters! While we know that seems like a long time, we wanted to give you (and your kids) plenty of time to get prepared for the next time the Minions hit the screen. So throw on those goggles, slip on those coveralls and let's get talking all things Minions!

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Disney Classics: Then & Now

Disney Live Action Then and Now

From the smell of freshly made, buttery popcorn to being bundled up in cozy, oversized blankets, watching a Disney movie with the family is the ultimate weekday treat. Many of us were raised on the stories of Aladdin, Belle, Cinderella, and other iconic characters as they navigated through moral tests and fought off evil enemies. Disney has since turned some of our favorite classics into live-action films with refreshed visuals so we can share the experience of seeing these stories with our kids.

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16 Trendy Purim Costumes for 2019

16 Trendy Purim Costumes for 2019

Whip out the Hamantash and start shopping for your costumes because Purim is almost here! Each year, Purim begins on the 14th of Adar (for those in Jerusalem and all ancient walled cities, it begins the 15th of Adar). This year, Purim will begin at sunset on March 20 and end at nightfall March 21. There might be some readers out there who have no idea what Purim is and why it's celebrated. To help you out, Purim is a celebration that stemmed from the Book of Esther and was created to commemorate the victory over those who sought out the Jews' destruction. It also symbolizes a victory against those who spread hatred and violence towards other Jews. For a more thorough explanation of the holiday, feel free to check out another article where we take a deeper dive into Purim and why it's celebrated.

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Take the Plunge in These Polar Plunge Costumes

Polar Plunge Team Costumes

It’s about that time of the year again, Polar Bear Plunge season! So what is the Polar Bear Plunge (also known as the Polar Plunge)? Essentially, teams across the country will get together to jump into a body of freezing cold water, usually to raise money for a charitable cause. If you’re wondering what to wear for the Polar Plunge, rest assured that just about anything is fine. Though not a requirement, most teams will dress up in matching costumes and/or apparel. Since it can be tough to make decisions with a group, we picked out some of the best outfits for Polar Plunge.

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Fun and Fa-BOO-lous Costumes for Babies

Halloween Costumes for Infants Guide

It's nearly undeniable that babies make everything cute. An adult burping...disgusting, but a baby burping, that's adorable! As adults, we love to make our babies (and others' babies) even cuter by dressing them up in trendy outfits and precious costumes. From the delightful Disney baby costumes to the classic storybook character costumes, there are countless ways to dress up your little one, year-round. Fun fact: all the costumes you see in this guide are exclusive to HalloweenCostumes.com. Keep scrolling to check out this guide featuring our infant exclusive costumes, broken down by age and get shopping for your mini-me's next charming outfit.

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