Posts by Shelley Horn

Shelley Horn
Shelley Horn

Shelley Horn is our Costume Expert at HalloweenCostumes.com, where she helps with costume design. Shelley loves incorporating costumes and accessories into her everyday outfits! She's here to help with your next cosplay piece or DIY that will catch everybody's attention.

DIY Bob's Burgers Costumes

by |August 8, 2019

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2019 Update: No need to DIY your costume anymore! We now carry Bob's Burgers costumes.

If a cartoon can make it to a third season, that is a good sign it has connected with an audience and found syndicated success. The Simpsons, Family Guy, Adventure Time, these are all the rare success stories that have made it far past this mark. Bob’s Burgers, a relatively young animated...

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Hey, Morty... *belch* Rick and Morty Halloween Costume, *belch* Morty

by |June 7, 2019

2019 Update: We now carry Rick and Morty costumes including Pickle Rick and Mr. Meeseeks.

If you understood the gibberish in the title of this post, you are probably a Rick and Morty fan. To no surprise, Halloween enthusiasts and Cosplayers are finding all sorts of ways to sport Rick and Morty costumes and, well, we wanted a piece of the belchy action! So listen, Morty , we have the...

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DIY White Walker Costume: The Night's King

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WARNING: Spoilers up to and including episode nine of season four of Game of Thrones below.

2019 Update: We've updated to add a link to a mask so you don't need to DIY it.

With a seriously epic season four of Game of Thrones nearing completion – giants, dragons and White Walkers (oh my) – it’s hard not to get excited about the finale of one of the most celebrated shows on TV. To mark this momentous occasion, we tinkered in our makeup studio to bring you a step-by-step...

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Spoiler: Fat Thor - Avengers: Endgame DIY

by |May 24, 2019

Avengers Fat Thor DIY

Avengers: Endgame came out with a bang, grossing over $1.2 billion worldwide on opening weekend. This made it the biggest worldwide opening over its predecessor Infinity War which held the previous record of $640 million. The release of the final movie in the Infinity Saga brought out many critics in regards to character evolutions, none more so than Thor who undergoes the biggest transformation of all. While some viewed this as hilarious others were outraged by the transformation into Bro Thor, accusing it of fat-shaming. He becomes the butt of many jokes throughout the movie. The Russo brothers and Chris Hemsworth, on the other hand, were delighted in how the character turned out, indicating that they had many conversations about the character arc before production began.

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How To Create a Mean Girls Group Costume

by |April 30, 2019

2019 Update: We've added new costumes

Everyone wants to be a part of the coolest group in school. You know the one we're talking about. That group of girls who rule the hallways, have the best hair and makeup, and the coolest clothes. They're the girls who create trends like wearing pink on Mondays and not wearing sweatpants to school. In this case, they're the plastics, aka the Mean Girls: Gretchen, Regina and Karen. And everyone follows their trends for Halloween. Their iconic group Halloween...

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DIY Spider-Man: Homecoming Halloween Costume

by |October 17, 2017

Spider-Man Homecoming DIY

Spider-Man first appeared in 1962 and has grown into one of the most popular superheroes. It’s no surprise that every year kids want to dress up as Spider-Man. With the recent release of Spider-Man: Homecoming, this year will not be any different. During the movie, Peter learns “If you’re nothing without that suit than you shouldn’t have it”. Having it taken away by Tony Stark, Peter then dons his old homemade Spider-Man suit. Who didn’t love that suit? That’s why we decided to make a Spider-Man...

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