Top Halloween Costume Ideas for 2011

Hello ghouls and gals, Apologies for not updating in quite some time, it has been a rather busy couple of months. If you have been following this blog from creation, you would know that Halloween is one of my favorite times of year. When else can I dress up in something completely outrageous and shock the heck out of my neighbors, and this year would be no exception. Below I’ve listed some of my favorite costume ideas for 2011, hope this helps make your shopping experience a pleasant one.

As you know, fall means changing weather, changing leaves, and Halloween. Halloween is not just for kids anymore. Adults enjoy getting dressed up and playing fantasy for an evening as much as children do. It is a time for joy and merriment for the whole family. Each year children and adults want to dress up in the hottest costumes mimicking film stars, action heroes, scary monsters and fantasy characters. Below are some of the more popular costumes for men, women and couples looking to have a bit of Halloween fun.


 Top Womens Halloween Costumes:


So, what are the hottest trends in costumes for women in 2011?


Lady Gaga is still a great costume; women can put on just virtually anything when imitating her. You can dress up as a man like she did at the 2011 MTV VMA’s, or wear Lady Gaga’s adult tuxedo outfit. To accessorize put on dramatic eye liner, get a wig and wear something outrageous.

Another star that is popularly emulated is the Katy Perry. There are several such as, the Candyland costume, or Katy’s Cupcake Bra outfit. Different colored wigs are part of her outfits for Halloween, which makes the costumes fun.

And don’t forget dressing up as the infamous Snooky from Jersey Shore in a black and pink leopard costume. STD’s are not included you’ll have to get those on your own.

The royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton was a major event in 2011, so it is no surprise that a replica of the princess’s wedding dress is a popular woman’s Halloween costume.


Top Mens Halloween Costumes:


Angry Birds get ready to go! This is a popular costume for men who spend hours playing the Angry Birds game. King Pig, Black Bird and Red costumes are new for 2011.

Car’s Lightening McQueen is still popular for 2011, as is the Evil Gnome adult costume.

You can dress as the Shock Rock adult costume and scare everyone in the neighborhood.

The Bull Rider costume is fun and actually looks like a man riding a bull. This costume may limit sitting down, but who wants to sit on Halloween, anyway.

The Green Body Suit should probably be worn by someone in good physical condition, as it is a tight-fitting jumpsuit from head to toe.

Mortal Kombat costumes and Scream costumes are new for 2011, and the Chong Deluxe (Cheech and Chong) costume is a fun outfit representing the stoned-out days.

Knock, Knock, Who’s There? Pee Wee! Pee Wee who? Pee Wee Herman, the pasty face “Revenge of the Nerds reject”  is back for some strange reason and he’s more popular than ever.


Men are still wearing action heroes, Such as Batman, Superman and Indiana Jones costumes never seem to go out of style for men’s Halloween costumes.


Couples Halloween Costumes:


The President and First Lady are always popular costumes for couples, so dress up as Barack and Michelle Obama, George and Laura Bush are still popular.

The Royal Couple costumes are popular for 2011 as stated before.

Fun couples Halloween costumes include Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head and funny Plug and Socket couples costume.

Couples still like dressing as Adam and Eve, or Anthony and Cleopatra. The Jack Sparrow and Angelica costumes are fun, as are the Vampire and Vampiress costumes.

Popeye and Olive Oyl are great throwback costumes. Anyone for Kermit and Miss Piggy? Or how about the Madd Hatter and Alice in Wonderland couples costumes?


Expensive Halloween Costumes:


For the true fans of Halloween that want to go all out and get the most realistic-looking costume possible, regardless of the expense this is your section.

You can purchase the Darth Vader adult costume that costs nearly $800, plus the cost of accessories.
The Transformer Bumblebee 3-D Theatrical adult costume is more reasonable at only $300 with its robotic printed jump suit and helmet with eyes that actually light up.

Ladies might like the Batgirl costume costing around $400 that includes leotard, boot tops, corset, eye mask, gloves and cape. Pair this costume with knee-high stiletto boots for an even sexier Halloween costume.

The Star Wars Chewbacca adult costume is a steal at $450 for this fuzzy, lovable character. It has a fur-covered body suit, overhead mask, hands, and sash to complete the look of Chewbacca.


Discounted Costumes:


At the other end of the spectrum are great costumes at discounted prices. The popular costumes that can be bought for far less include Angry Bird, Green Lantern costumes, Egyptian Mummy and Deluxe Dracula. Prices for a discounted Halloween outfit range anywhere from $30 to $50.

There are many cute and fun infant and toddler discounted costumes. Animals with ears, Disney, movie characters, superhero’s, pirates and Star Wars outfits are all available in infant and toddler sizes.


Official Licensed Halloween Costumes:


One of the most popular officially licensed costumes for Halloween this season is the range of Avatar costumes, which includes the Jake Sully and Princess of Pandora costumes. There are a full range of licensed costumes in the Avatar series.

Children will love the officially licensed costumes from the Mavel and DC Collection. Wolverine, Captain America, Thor, Wonder Woman and Silk Spectre are all popular choices this year.

The Transformers, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and The Smurfs collection have now official Transcends, and Lets me know that I am officially getting old.

Popular villains such as The Joker, Agent Smith from The Matrix and Doctor Evil are sure to turn a few heads and inspire a “Yah Baby” or two.

Most costumes for children are priced in the $30 to $50 range and in most cases very life-like.


Halloween Fun:


Whether you are going to shell out big bucks or buy a great low priced costume this Halloween, one thing is for, there are more than enough fun and interesting costume to choose from. There are fun and interesting costumes in many price ranges that will make Halloween a fun day.



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