How To Choose Perfect Halloween Costume
Halloween costumes give the perfect excuse to get dressed up and have some fun. However some costumes that seem like a good idea may not be fun or practical when worn which will make your Halloween miserable.
The first thing to decide is whether you will make or buy you costume. If you will make your costume, ensure that you can actually make the costume you are thinking of and you have enough time. If you are buying, stick within your budget so that you do not end up spending so much on a costume that you may wear just once. The best costumes are not necessarily those that are the most expensive, you can make even cheaper options work wonderfully if you know how to pull off your look. To save some money, you can use your own clothes or accessories or if you know a friend who has some aspects of your costume that you can use, then borrow what you need.
Weather is an important consideration for the kind of costume you will end up wearing. If you are going to wear something that may expose large parts of your body like a cheerleader’s costume then ensure that the Halloween parties that you are attending will be indoors and if you are trick or treating, then it is only for a short period of time. You may also opt to wear flesh colored stockings and inner wear so that you can still be warm and they will not interfere with the look of your costume. On the other side of the coin is wearing a costume that will be too warm so that it is uncomfortable. If you are going to be outdoors and indoors, wear a costume where you can remove certain parts without ruining the costume. If you are going to wear a mask, then get one that you can easily eat and drink without having to lift or remove it.
Another factor to consider so that you can choose the perfect Halloween costume is to choose one that is current but people will get. You can choose to represent a character who people will instantly recognize. These kinds of costumes are such a hit because when people recognize them, they laugh which makes it so great. If you go for a classic costume, try and give it a personal twist so that you don’t look like every other person who has worn that costume before.
Halloween costumes are about dressing up and having fun so be creative in your choices and put some thought into what you will make or buy. If you have great interest in something like technology you can dress up like a gadget or if you are into sports, like your favorite or a recognizable sports person, the trick is to make the costume really elaborate and obvious so people get it immediately. Costumes that poke fun at people or events are tricky but if you pull them off, you will have a great Halloween costume.
Article written by Melissa Davis a fan of Costume collection. Check out their Halloween costumes ideas here.