If you’ve got it, haunt it: Halloween 2020 costume trends
This year’s Frightgeist is a real treat. From cats in taco costumes and baby sharks to Supergirl and fun flamingos, we just couldn’t wait until Oct. 31 to start the festivities.
No matter how you’re celebrating this year, Halloween is the perfect reason to ditch the quarantine couture and get dressed up in some spook-tacular attire. To give you some ideas as holiday prep begins, we took a look at what costumes were trending last month in the United States.
Your favorite frightful fashions
This September’s trending Halloween costumes are action-packed: Martial arts gurus and dungeon masters take the lead, followed by Jedis and cowgirls that are out of this world—literally.
Cool costumes for kids
Which witch will be the go-to Halloween costume for kids this year? Three of the top 10 trending costumes for kids last month are famous witches. But if that’s not your thing, bats and werewolves are two fright-astic options.
We also took a look at the most-searched costumes across the U.S. in September, including costumes for couples, babies and pets.
Thinking of coupling up?
Several classic couples kept their spots in 2020: Bonnie and Clyde, Lilo and Stitch as well as The Fairly Oddparents’ Cosmo and Wanda are the top three most-searched couples costumes for the second year in a row. If you want to change it up, options like “Lydia and Beetlejuice” or “Coraline and Wybie” are new to the list.
Bonnie and Clyde
Lilo and Stitch
Cosmo and Wanda
Coraline and Wybie
Lydia and Beetlejuice
Mario and Luigi
Woody and Jessie
Angel and Devil
Phineas and Ferb
Sharkboy and Lavagirl
Put your pets on parade
What’s cuter than a cat wrapped in taco or a Corgi dressed as a dinosaur? Last month’s most-searched pet costumes will definitely have our pets earning some treats this Halloween—no tricks required.
Babies can say “boo!,” too
Lions, tigers, and baby sharks—oh my! Baby animals could make the perfect costume for little ones this Halloween.
For more of what people are searching in your city and around the country, check out our interactive Frightgeist map. Witch-ing you a Happy Halloween!