Posts by Mat Oliver

Mat Oliver

Mat Oliver is a Content Writer and Geeky Consult at HalloweenCostumes.com. He uses his MFA and nerd expertise to inspire fellow geeks everywhere to choose their wand, save the Crystals, or claim the Triforce. (Whatever it takes to make the most of their next adventure!)

As a life-long D&D geek, his favorite costumes include mischievous monsters and wise wizards alike. (You could say he practically lives in the Renaissance category!) He also hangs out @matwriteswords on Twitter when we let him out of the dungeon.

Adaptive Costumes to Make Halloween Accessible for Everyone [Costume Guide]

by |August 20, 2021

Adaptive Costumes to Make Halloween Accessible for Everyone

Costumes are incredibly fun for everyone. But they aren't always that easy to put on or take off, and sometimes they don't feel that comfy. Our goal is to make sure that everyone has as much fun as possible whenever they dress up in our costumes. Whether you're heading out for a night of trick-or-treating at Halloween, enjoying a movie marathon in cosplay costumes, or having a superhero dress-up day at school, everyone should be able to take part! That's why we're happy to offer several styles of wheelchair costumes and adaptive costumes, so all those events are inclusive. Scroll through to see some examples of adaptive Halloween costumes for purchase and to learn how they work!

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Picture Perfect Pet Costumes to Treat Your Furry Friends [Costume Guide]

Pawsome Dog Costumes for Halloween

For many people, Halloween is a family affair. And pets are generally considered to be part of the family! Putting your dog or cat in a costume used to be considered ridiculous...but the Internet has changed everything! Now folks from all over the world can't wait to embrace pets in costumes. (It's hard to deny that dogs in costumes are really cute, and there's nothing that gives a feline more purr-sonality than a cute cat costume!) Whether you want to get a pet costume for Halloween or another annual event, there are so many choices and styles to consider. Do you want a cosplay dog costume? What about a silly dog costume? Keep reading to find the best pet costume for your furry friend!

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DIY White Suit Costumes for Fine Folks

by |August 28, 2020

DIY White Suit Costumes for Fine Folks

There is something iconic and snazzy about a tux, we can all agree. But when they flip the script from black to white, things can take on an even more dramatic turn! From grooms to gangsters, superheroes and mega villains, and even the regular Joe Shmoe who wants to saunter down the street with some serious swagger, a white suit does wonders! So naturally, we all want one. The real question is how you can use the prestige of a white suit to transform into one of your favorite characters from film, TV, or video game fame. Well, it turns out that if you accessorize in just the right way, you can evolve your stunning style into an immediately recognized character costume! Don't believe us? Well, let's give you a tour of some of our favorite characters who have mastered their sartorial splendor and show you how you can suit up for Halloween!

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