Last year some of the most popular Halloween costumes were Captain Jack Sparrow, but retailers have said that 2009 is all about the vampires. There are a number of reasons for this, the biggest being how popular “The Vampire Diaries”, “True Blood” and the ever-popular “Twilight” sage is. According to Cleveland, people have yet to start purchasing new Halloween costumes, but they have now started to show an interest. Bodziony have said that other popular costume ideas include 1960s hippie costumes, the reason is that it it is the 40th anniversary of Woodstock. What else are people thinking of dressing up as? Harry Potter is still very popular. Also in demand are dead celebrities, such as Michael Jackson and the whole Thriller thing. Farrah Fawcett is also another popular choice.
However, while putting together a Halloween costume, do not forget the right accessories. The right accessories, especially with a Halloween theme like fangs, devil horns, angel wings, makeup and trick-or-treating bags will make dressing up fun. Some popular ideas for Halloween costumes for children are Coppenrath Princess Lillifee- Ballet dancer dress-up, Mattel Superman Fly Cape, Mattel Inflatable Suit, Cesar Group Lazy Town Sportacus Muscle Costume, Cesar Group Spiderman Classic Muscle Costume, Rubie’s Power Rangers Red Costume, Hilka McLaren Racing Suit Costume, Rubie’s Power Rangers Black Costume, Vivid WWE Title Belt - Classic World Tag Team Championship Belt, RDP Creative Borat Mankini Thong and Hasbro X-Men Origins Wolverine: Electronic Claw.