Posts by Angela Poch
Angela Poch

Angela Poch is an Inbound Marketing Specialist and Resident Crazy Cat Lady at HalloweenCostumes.com, where she is an assistant editor and covers tutorials, crafting and pop culture. Angela has created costumes and props for Halloween events, conventions and Renaissance festivals.

Some of her favorite costumes include 90s Rogue, a custom Jedi, warrior elf, and some nameless Renaissance pirate. (She’s still figuring out how to make a Jedi light-chakram.) You can find her on Twitter @AngelaPoch1 or her cats on Instagram @stardustnebulanova.

100 Days of School Costume Ideas for Kids

by |January 6, 2020
Categories: Costume GuidesFamilyHumor

100 Days of School Costume Ideas for Kids

For many kids, the number 100 is a big milestone. Whether it's counting to 100 for the first time or realizing you just hit your 100th day of school, it's a huge deal! The actual day depends on the school district, but many schools will celebrate 100 days of school in January or February. If your child is taking part in these school festivities, they may want to wear a 100 days of school outfit. Check out our selection of centenarian costumes for kids below!

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With These 50+ Historical Costumes, You Don't Need a Time Machine

by |December 27, 2019
Categories: Costume GuidesHistorical

With These 50+ Historical Costumes, You Don't Need a Time Machine

Well folks, we've passed 2015 and we have yet to see a flying time machine car. We might not have the technology to travel through time (or have flying cars), but we can bring the past forward in time with us through themed parties, festivals, and historical reenactments. Sometimes we simply want to dress up as people from our favorite civilizations and time periods because we admire them so much! The Egyptians and Greeks were awesome because they dominated art and culture. Between the two of them, they made six of the seven wonders of the ancient world! The middle ages brought us tales of knights and derring-do that would be romanticized for centuries to come. Even Victorian attire was cool enough that it inspired the genre that is now steampunk. Whatever the case may be, we have a wide range of your favorite historical costumes from eras like the roaring 20s and earlier. We'll do our best to pick out the most historically accurate costumes from these different time periods!

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1920s Party Ideas to Ensure That You Have a Roarin' Good Time

by |December 20, 2019
Categories: Costume GuidesDecor

1920s Party Ideas to Ensure That You Have a Roarin' Good Time

Are you ready to party like it’s 1920? Gatsby parties and flapper parties are all the rage, and we’ll show you why. The 1920s was an era of glitz and glam, progress and counterculture. Decade-themed parties are very popular, especially around New Year’s Eve, and a 1920s party is a great way to bring in the new year with a bang. The ever-popular speakeasy theme is certainly directed towards an adult audience, so you can Charleston the night away into the new year while the kids are in bed. If we’ve piqued your interest in this great adult party idea, keep reading for more 1920s party ideas.

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These 75+ Christmas Costumes Will Help You Sleigh This Holiday Season

by |December 13, 2019
Categories: Costume GuidesHolidaysMovies

These 75 Christmas Costumes Will Help You Sleigh This Holiday Season

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Christmas is one of the most popular holidays to celebrate. You can give and receive presents, share a family meal, make memorable greeting cards and family photos, and celebrate several other traditions too. There are also plenty of ways to include Christmas costumes with the rest of your holiday cheer, whether you're keeping the Santa tradition alive for another year or you're planning to do a live nativity. Check out these 75+ Xmas costumes and you just might find something for a new family tradition!

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These Retro 60s and 70s Costumes Will Make You Want to Get Up and Dance

by |November 15, 2019
Categories: Costume GuidesHistorical

These Retro 60s and 70s Costumes Will Make You Want to Get Up and Dance

Woodstock, The Village People, the Summer of Love, Motown and Disco.... The decades of the 60s and 70s are still well-remembered for their music and culture. While Baby Boomers and Generation Xers may still remember these decades, many people only get to hear and learn about the good old days secondhand. We can still appreciate these decades without having lived through them, and decade-themed parties are one of the ways that we can have a little fun, dress in costumes and get down with your favorite oldies hits. If you're on the hunt for 70s costumes or 60s costumes for a decade-themed party, you're going to want to check out these Halloween costume ideas below.

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Toy Story 4 Bo Peep Makeup Tutorial

by |October 18, 2019
Categories: Makeup TutorialsMovies

Toy Story 4 Bo Peep Makeup Tutorial

The return of Bo Peep in Disney's Toy Story 4 was a big deal, as the character was absent in Toy Story 3. When we meet her again, she returns as a more mature character, and she's much more independent. Bo Peep even guides other lost toys, becoming a shepherdess to more than sheep! If you enjoyed this firecracker of a little lady and you're interested in dressing like Bo Peep for Halloween, we'll show you the ropes to get your Bo Peep hair and makeup ready.

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