Posts by Travis Mattick

Travis Mattick
Travis Mattick

Travis is a videographer, t-shirt aficionado and seasoned costume guru. He also boasts expert knowledge of all things Doctor Who and Lord of the Rings related. He can usually be found drenched in fake blood at a zombie pub crawl, taking brewery tours wearing German lederhosen, or guising as a Jack Sparrow impersonator-- convincing people to buy him a drink of rum.

Day of the Dead Costume Ideas

2019 Update: We now carry more Dia de los Muertos costumes for all the best Day of the Dead costume ideas!

The Day of the Dead ('Dia de los Muertos' in Spanish) is the Mexican holiday celebrating loved ones who have passed on. Festivities take place on All Saint's Day and All Souls' Day throughout Latin America and other world cultures. These are the 2 days directly following All Hallow's Eve, a day we know better as -...

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Maleficent Costume Guide and Makeup Tutorial

Maleficent Costume Guide Makeup Tutorial

 

Maleficent is one of the most iconic villains in the Disneyverse. Or, perhaps as the new movie starring Angeline Jolie suggests, she is just one of the least understood heroines. Regardless, her style has been the envy of Disney fans for generations. This guide will show you variations of her costume to wear this Halloween, all the accessories needed to complete the outfit, and a makeup tutorial to finish the look.

 

 

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Stormtrooper Father's Day Video eCard

by |June 5, 2014

Stormtrooper Father's Day eCard

Do you have a special person in your life, that you call Dad? Send him this Stormtrooper Father's Day video to show him how much you care! Happy Fathers Day from HalloweenCostumes.com- Star Wars...

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The Hobbit's Survival Guide to Middle Earth [Infographic]

by |December 9, 2013

Hobbit Survival Guide Infographic

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien is one of the most adored books in modern history. Its chief character, the hobbit Bilbo Baggins is a fish out of water on his adventure in the wider world of Middle Earth. The Desolation of Smaug, the second part of Peter Jackson's film adaptation of the book, lands in theaters this December and this Hobbit's Survival Guide infographic will recap everything you need to know going into the movie. Look at the choice gear & and equipment for a hobbit, combat & defense strategies, a rundown of a hobbit's companions & allies, and some wise words from our favorite wizard.

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Doctor Who: 50 Years of Traveling Through Time and Space [Infographic]

by |November 18, 2013

Doctor Who Infographic 50th Anniversary

Doctor Who is one of the most beloved characters (and one of the most successful franchises) in television history. This November, the world celebrates the 50th anniversary of this British icon. The infographic below will provide you with a summary of all the Doctors over the last 50 years, as well as tidbits about his spacecraft the TARDIS, his gadgets and some Whovian fun facts. Learn something new or simply brush up on the Doctor's history as you prepare for the 50th anniversary special...

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DIY Duck Dynasty Tuxedo Costumes

by |August 1, 2013
Categories: Costume Tutorials, DIY

 

Duck Dynasty Halloween Costumes

The stars of the hit reality show Duck Dynasty are a quirky family that are living the American Dream. Their family-run business making duck calls may have become a multi-million dollar operation but the Robertsons manage to keep grounded with their strong family values. They might find themselves at high-class red carpet events but they always bring their personal flair to being a "sharp dressed man". The Robertson family has brought the camouflage tuxedo look into the spotlight and...

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