Halloween is known for many things, most notably its juicy costumes parade. However, the Halloween costumes have been taken over by the contemporary and sultry styles, vampires, witches, ghosts and zombies still remain the prototype of classic Halloween costumes. Although if the apprehension of looking tedious by sinking down into the basics lingers onto your mind, we will tell you how to manage the spookiest edge even in those classic costumes with a little imagination and creativity:
Tools that make it happen
Your old, boring Halloween costume can be easily reconstructed and tattered for all it takes a dash of creativity and some inexpensive accessories. If you are worried you aren't knowledgeable enough to lend costume a personal touch, still it isn't an issue to be fussy about. Ever heard of Google and YouTube? Simply type- How to thread Bobbin and there will be a whole tutorial online based on this. Now, lend a sewing machine from your neighbor and get started on your fashion designing campaign.
1. Sporting a ghoulish figure
One thing Halloween impresses us the most is the feasibility of its style to flaunt every figure. Whether you carry an hourglass figure or a pear shaped figure, Halloween costumes have myriad options to offer. For instance, to look sexy and sophisticated in your slender figure, go for a 1920s flapper dress. Likewise, if you own an hourglass figure, “Mad Men” style secretory outfit will suit you the best.
The key is -inspiration and the internet. Get inspired by any vintage style from dress to makeup and surf out the style over the web. It won’t be hard to find any images inspired by those vintage eras. Now, add some attributes to the costume with ghostly and scary makeup from online makeup tutorial and you are ready to haunt others with your distinctive style.
2. Ghostly Getup
Unless you wish to look like a boring ghost, think beyond regular white sheet. Try to display some vivid modification such as fake eyelashes to your eye holes and utterly obnoxious ghostly touch up to your face rather wearing the booed up ghost mask. To lend the outfit the vintage look, use rotten stone to provide dusty appearance to the sheet. And yes for the inspiration, rent horror movies to get some makeup ideas.
3. The Mummy Returns
Dressing like a mummy could be bit daunting as a lot of DIY works ensemble the entire costume thing. However, if you are acquainted with certain basics of mummification, you certainly will be saved from tons of headache. Buy cheesecloth, white gauze and muslin and age your cheesecloth through tea-straining. Accessorize your mummy outfit with some fake jewelries and snake or whatever deadly hits your mind to stand out of the crowd. Last but not the least, keep the makeup as minimal as possible because you are a mummy and not any model.
4. The Witchcraft
Think of the Halloween costumes and witches come first. Long gone when witches outfit were kept sturdy and tacky, to fall in the line you need to glamorize and modify your witch style. Whatever modification you desire to incorporate, do keep that requisite pointy hat over your head and the corset cinched to the waist. Either a black, dark flowing Victorian dress or a surging blouse with a skirt will work aptly as the witch dress. To implement more modern cum classic look, embellish your accessories with sequins and fake emerald and do not forget to cling a mole to your nose.
5. Frankenstein’s Costume
Just like witches and vampires, making a Frankenstein’s costume demands huge stitching work, but on the contrary note-the worse you are at stitching and sewing, the better your costume will look. Shop for a cheaper sport coat from a used clothing store and slash the coat up to make noticeable and contrasting colored stiches on the cut. And finally, wear your old black boots and scary Halloween makeup to shine through the deadly night.
6. Becoming the hottest vampire
Thanks to the movies like Twilight and TV series like true blood, vampires reincarnated as the sexiest creature on the earth (but sadly, they don’t exist). Whether you wish to sell yourself as a fashion conscious vampire or a low profile clichéd Dracula, simply dress like them, put on some make up and of course the trademark fangs and you are done. Unless you live under the rock, you definitely know that when putting the makeup on, eyes should always be dark and skin must be pale. And yes, don’t forget to imitate their conversational style. Keep it genuine and you might become the hottest “Edward Cullen” of your place.
7. The Zombie mansion
Zombies are creating visual epidemic all globe round. So why not zombify your look for this year Halloween! And fortunately, becoming a zombie doesn't need more than a creative eye and a few moments with the zombie movies. Sheer makeup is the basic trick. Applying 3d scar, shades of gray and green foundation, some fake blood on your face and clothes and a trashed regular outfit equate to ultimate zombie outlook. Even though the world turns into a zombie land that Halloween night, you most certainly will not look alien.