Scary Kids Costumes to Make Them Scream

Scary Kids Costumes

While many children love dressing up in Disney or Nickelodeon costumes, this year you may be seeing a lot of zombies shuffling in front of your door with scary kids costumes. The popularity of The Walking Dead and zombie movies like World War Z has both adults and children running to get living dead costumes. But the popularity of zombies and other scary creatures is not limited to adult programming. Many children's TV shows have monsters in them, sometimes in a humorous way. Books and … [Read more...]

Magical Mermaid Costumes for Halloween

Mermaid Costumes

As summer fades into fall, pools close, and a cold chill breezes in from the ocean, mermaid dreams can be forgotten. With mermaid costumes, however, you can celebrate Halloween as one of the mystical mermaids of the sea, all while celebrating the balmy days of summer. Popular Mermaids Ariel from The Little Mermaid is, of course, the most popular mermaid. Disney recently released The Little Mermaid on Blu-Ray with special features known as the Diamond Edition. The Diamond Edition includes … [Read more...]

The Great Gatsby Inspires Flapper Costumes

The Rise in Flapper Costumes

Flapper costumes are making a major comeback this year. Fueled by the popularity of the Leonardo DiCaprio movie, The Great Gatsby, expect to see females of all ages dancing in dresses from the era of affluence at this year's Halloween parties. The Rising Popularity of Flapper Costumes Fashion runways have seen many noted designers using the era as inspiration for their dresses this year. This has carried over to planned costume selections for this year's Halloween. Both men and women will … [Read more...]

Scary Movies: A Generational Perspective

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My son is a huge horror movie fan. Personally, I enjoyed them when I was his age, but as I got older that sudden shock to the heart was not as fun. What I have noticed is that he and his friends take horror flicks and television shows in stride. They are fun and, in many cases, funny - and I am not talking about the Scary movie parodies. I went with him to see Scary Movie 4 and the then-12-year-old had to explain most of the things he found hilarious as I had not seen the movies they were … [Read more...]

Halloween Office Party Ideas with Mr. Costumes

Halloween Office Party

Having a Halloween office party offers a unique opportunity for team building. From dressing up in costume to bringing in a bag of candy to share, everyone can get involved during a holiday and get to know co-workers better. Here are some Halloween office party ideas that are great for the work place: Halloween Office Party Ideas Hold a costume contest Have a bake-off with Halloween recipes, judging for looks and taste Carve pumpkins and light them with battery operated lights Bring … [Read more...]

Spooktacular Halloween Party Planning

Halloween Party Planning

Halloween parties are always fun, but the memorable ones take a little planning. With the holiday fast approaching, now is the time to start planning that spooktacular event. For best results, it is good to work out a few things before that will help guide you through the process. The five W's are a good way to proceed. Who: Knowing who to invite is a great start. If it is a family or children's event then different decorations and refreshments would be in order than if it were an adults only … [Read more...]

Top 20 Baby Costumes for Halloween

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Baby costumes make Halloween exciting for new parents. Nothing is cuter than finding that perfect costume for newborns and infants. Here is a list of our Top 20 Baby Costumes for Halloween: Baby clothes are best when safe and soft, providing an equal amount of warmth and flexibility for little crawlers and early walkers. Buntings are great for newborns, and plush animals make for adorable pictures while keeping baby snug and warm. Find unique ideas for babies including classic Disney … [Read more...]

Mr. Costumes’ Halloween Costume Contest

Halloween Costume Contest

Mr. Costumes is building Halloween costume excitement early with a costume contest offering $1,000’s in prizes! Simply submit your favorite pictures of you or your loved ones in costume, and share with your friends to encourage lots of voting. Each week a winner is selected to receive $100 gift certificate towards MrCostumes.com, and every entry is qualified to win the grand prize: an Apple iPad! Quick Costume Contest Facts: Upload images from Instagram or your computer in … [Read more...]

5 Top Halloween Costumes for Everyone

Top Fastest Selling Halloween Costumes

Halloween is just a month away, and if you haven't started thinking about your costume yet, you definitely need to. Here is our list of the 5 top Halloween costumes for 2013 based on our fastest sellers for women, men, plus sizes and kids. 5 Top Halloween Costumes for Women Straight from the pages of The Great Gatsby, this Charleston Cutie flapper costume is complete with fishnets, pearls, a feather boa, and 1920's headpiece. Great for a superhero costume group, Wonder Woman has the … [Read more...]

Baby’s First Halloween

Baby First Halloween

Make your baby's first Halloween memorable with Mr. Costumes' selection of the cutest baby costumes for newborns. If your newborn is still a tiny little nugget, choose from cute baby bunting costumes like our Bunting Football Baby Costume or Lil' Guppy. In celebration of baby's everywhere, use coupon code FREESHIP50 and receive Free Shipping off orders over $50. For little toddlers, puppy and monster costumes are favorites, as well as Buzz Lightyear. Selection at Mr. Costumes includes … [Read more...]