As the month of October starts, people really start to think about what they want to be for Halloween. There are so many choices that it can feel hard to decide. Do you want to wear the same old black cat lazy Halloween costume, or do you want to wear a trendy Halloween costume that has grabbed the public eye this year? Did this question even need to be asked? Of course you'd prefer a fun, trendy costume! We know that witch costumes, astronaut costumes, pirate costumes and the like are perennially popular, so instead we're taking a look at the most popular character costumes. (There may be a few oddballs thrown in if something made them trendy for this year, of course!) Keep reading to see our picks for the hottest Halloween costumes for 2018!
Everyone knows the Disney princesses, whether you are a fan of classic princesses like Snow White and Aurora or you're part of the newer princess crowd like Tiana and Moana. Currently, Vanellope von Schweetz from Wreck-It Ralph is making waves on the internet already as she bonds with the princesses slumber party-style in previews for Ralph Breaks the Internet. (Is it too late to change the title to Vanellope Breaks the Internet?) The slumber party styles are indicative of a trend otherwise known as "Disneybounding", where people coordinate their outfits to resemble their favorite Disney characters without necessarily donning a costume. Be our guest and take a look at the possibilities!
Finding a costume to wear can be exhausting, but when it comes to finding Halloween costume props, it's the most fun part! Showing up to a party with no props is acceptable, but showing up to a party with costume props, now that's dedication. Props not only make your costume look more appealing, but they make for great photo ops. Who wouldn't want to be dressed up as a Game of Thrones character without a signature weapon? We put together a list of props for some of the most popular costumes this year, so you and your friends can get the ultimate costumes this year. Read on to see some of our most notable props!