The spookiest time of the year is fast approaching, which means it’s time to plan the perfect costume for the occasion. Whether you’re looking for the latest and greatest cover ups to make a statement at a haunted gathering, something that gives trick r’ treaters the chills, or a comfy find for the office party, we’ve got you covered with access to an assortment of adult Halloween costumes—don’t worry, there are some choices for the little ghouls as well! Let’s unravel the hottest trends for Halloween 2023. 

Iconic movie characters 

Year after year, iconic movie characters continue to remain trending Halloween costumes. Whether it’s a Marvel superhero, a character from a fantasy epic, or a classic horror film icon, movie-inspired costumes are always a hit. This year, characters like Barbie and Ken, Queen Charlotte, Princess Ariel, Mario and Luigi, Ghostface, and Wednesday Addams are expected to dominate due to their increased pop culture followings since last season. 

Nostalgic ‘90s vibes

Each Halloween season seems to pay tribute to one iconic decade and since ‘90s kids have begun entering their 30s, the styles from this era are expected to return in costume form. So, whether you lived through it or you simply adore it, embrace the nostalgia of the ‘90s with characters and styles! Think Fresh Prince of Bel-Air or Spice Girls with platform shoes, bright colors, and bold patterns to add the perfect touch to your throwback, adult Halloween costume. How about a simple t-shirt that says it all?

Fantasy and mythical creatures

Unleash your inner fantasy with adult Halloween costumes inspired by mythical creations. Dragons, unicorns, mermaids, fairies, witches, and zombies are all the rage. Be sure to add some makeup and vibrant props to bring these enchanting creatures to life. 

Classic horror icons

Sometimes, you just can’t beat the classics when it comes to selecting your Halloween costume idea. Characters like Werewolves, Michael Myers, and Pennywise are timeless and always a hit for the season. However, consider putting a modern twist on each character to make them fresh and exciting. 

This Halloween, let your creativity run wild and choose a costume that speaks to your personality and interests. Whether you opt for a spooky ensemble or a blast from the past, the key is celebrate the spirit of Halloween in style!

What are you dressing up as this Halloween? Drop inspiration down below to share with our readers.

September 29, 2023 — Alex Wilks