Posts by 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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2014 San Diego Comic-Con Coverage Part 2

Comic-Con is definitely the fashion week of the Halloween costume industry. Classic styles collide with new trends in a chaotic clustrer of costumey goodness. Here are some cosplay highlights from this year's con!

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2014 San Diego Comic-Con Coverage Part 1

The whirlwind that is San Diego Comic-Con has come and gone. The lines were long, the celebrities were elusive, the previews were awe-inspiring, and the collectables made our inner-child squeal with glee. Strap on your exclusive comic-con bag across your back and join us as we round up the highlights of this epicenter of geek culture!

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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

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-...

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

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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