This one is no shock. There was almost nowhere you could go this past year without hearing or seeing something about Disney’s latest princess tale, “Frozen.” According to Mashable, Queen Elsa has been the top-searched costume this year. But if a guarded yet snazzy ice queen isn’t your style, there’s always her carefree sister Anna. And who can forget Olaf? He’s arguably the best part of the movie, not to mention the cutest and most loveable snowman ever.
The Ice Bucket Challenge
From an ice queen to an ice bucket! Back in August the ALS Association launched their now-famous ice bucket challenge campaign to raise awareness and funds for ALS research. It didn’t take long before the campaign went viral, filling everyone’s Facebook feed. Now you can bring the phenomenon back to life with an ice bucket challenge costume!
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Everyone’s favorite crime-fighting, pizza-eating, reptilian ninjas returned to the big screen this summer, and their comeback is placing them on top of the costume charts! Whether you want to be Leonardo, Donatello, Michelangelo or Raphael, the costumes will be on the shelf – well, if you get there soon enough. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles costumes are going fast.
Cell phone apps always make for fun Halloween costumes! Between third-party photo leaks and everyone’s obsession with ugly Snapchat selfies, it’s safe to say Snapchat was the most talked-about app this year. So throw on your favorite yellow garb, add a happy dancing ghost and become everyone’s favorite cell phone app!
Since “The Lego Movie” hit the big screen, people have been clamoring over their favorite childhood toy again. Legos never really went out of style, but they have taken center stage this year. Dress as the nostalgic building block with an awesome Lego costume!
Kim and Kanye
If you’re looking for a couple’s costume, look no further. From their wedding to, well, every tabloid cover story, Kim and Kanye are the celebrity couple everyone has been talking about. So throw on your sexiest ensemble and tote around a baby doll (dressed to match mommy and daddy of course), and be the couple people couldn’t stop talking about.
Whether you pre-ordered your iPhone, waited in line on release day or stayed as far away from the iPhone craziness as you could, it was hard to escape the noise surrounding the release of the much-anticipated iPhone 6. Mixed in with all the excitement was a discouraging discovery: Some of the iPhones were bending in people’s back pockets. You can be the talk of the tech world this Halloween as a bent iPhone 6.
World Cup Soccer Player
Americans aren’t typically known for their love of soccer. We tend to prefer faster-scoring games like basketball or physically-aggressive games like football. However, the World Cup took the nation by storm this summer. Thousands of people filled the streets in cities like Chicago, Kansas City and Detroit. Keep the soccer-loving spirit alive as a World Cup soccer player! Grab your favorite team’s jersey, matching shorts and a national flag, and head out to the costume party!
Jimmy Fallon’s “Ew” Girl Skit
Jimmy Fallon has been very successful with his new gig as “The Tonight Show” host. From hashtags to celebrity lip syncing, people love the new host, especially as “Sara” from the “Ew!” skit. All you need is a pair of fake braces, a long blonde wig and a girly purple dress. Don’t forget to look disgusted and say “Ew!” a lot.
It’s the dating app that changed online dating forever. Simply swipe left or right and find mutual matches in your area. This costume takes a little bit of time and craftiness, but eHow has a step-by-step tutorial for a one-of-a-kind Tinder costume. Who knows? It may even land you a date.
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