Halloween Costume Ideas 2016

Halloween is just around the corner on 31st october 2016 and people have already started working on 2016 Halloween costumes.

This year action movie character costumes are one of the most popular choices. These include:

  • Fantastic Four Halloween costumes
  • Silver Surfer Halloween costumes
  • Invisible Woman Halloween costumes

Creative Silver Surfer Halloween Costumes Ideas

Silver Surfer Halloween costumes ideas are the easiest and cheapest to make.

You will need:

  • Silver spray paint
  • Leotards/tights/old jeans/Bermudas
  • A surfboard

Here are a few halloween costumes tips to help you make your own silver surfer Halloween costume:

  • Putting on well-fitting old clothes
  • Spraying silver paint all over your body
  • Carry a surf-board to go with your costume
  • Make sure the paint is non-toxic and does not cause skin sensitivity
  • You can also buy old clothes from auctioning sites like e-bay

Creative Group Halloween Costume Ideas

If you are planning to go to a Halloween costume party in a group of two or more people, here are a few Halloween costumes group fun ideas to try out.

Halloween Costume ideas for singles

  • Superheroes- batman, superman, Spiderman
  • Harry Potter
  • Disney princess
  • Dracula
  • Humpty-Dumpty
  • Fruits and vegetables

Creative Halloween Costume Ideas for Groups of Two

  • Barbie and Ken
  • Burger and Ketchup
  • Siamese Twins
  • Two-headed monster
  • M and Ms Candy
  • Aladdin and Jasmine
  • Little Bo Peep and Sheep

Halloween Costume Ideas for Groups of Three:

  • Charlie’s Angels
  • Three Blind Mice
  • Three Men in a Tub
  • Three Musketeers
  • Three Stooges
  • Toilet, Toilet Paper, Plunger
  • Traffic Light, Speed Bump, and Road
  • Speak, Hear, and See No Evil Monkeys

Halloween Costume Ideas for Groups of Four:

  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • Fantastic Four
  • Three little pigs and a wolf
  • The Incredibles

Creative Halloween Costume Ideas for Groups of Five:

  • Spice Girls
  • Band members

Halloween Costume Ideas for Larger Groups:

  • Rainbow colors
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
  • Star Trek Characters
  • Star Wars Characters
  • Looney Tunes characters
  • Addams Family
  • Alice in the Wonderland Character
  • Gypsies/ Villagers
  • Football team and cheer leaders
  • Smurfs

Elisabeth Swan Halloween Costume Ideas

Pirates of the Caribbean characters like Jack Sparrow and Elisabeth Swan are popular Halloween costumes icons this year.

You can put together your own Elisabeth Swan halloween costume by using the following items:

  • One white cotton long-sleeve blouse
  • One yard of white lace
  • One women's size small vest
  • One women's belt
  • One pair of brown cotton pants
  • One pair of cuffed boots
  • One small adult sized hat

Sailor Halloween Costumes Ideas

Sailor Halloween costumes ideas are suitable for Halloween costumes for men, Halloween costumes for women, Halloween costumes for children's and Halloween costumes for Teens.
Sailor Halloween costumes are very easy and economical to make.

Creative Sailor Halloween Costume Ideas for men:

You will need:

  • A white shirt
  • A white trouser
  • Black shows
  • White sailor cap
  • Black or blue necktie/scarf

Sailor Halloween Costume Ideas for women:

You will need:

  • A white shirt
  • Blue/black necktie
  • A white/checkered short skirt
  • Thigh-high stockings or boots
  • A sailor cap

Creative Halloween Costume Ideas

There are hundreds of Halloween costume ideas that you can try out this 2014 Halloween. You can draw inspiration from the following sources:

Halloween costume ideas for Halloween from books:

  • Harry Potter
  • Biblical characters
  • Fairy tale characters like Cinderella and Rapunzel
  • Characters from Anne Rice’s Vampire Series
  • Little Women

Halloween Costume Ideas from Television Shows:

  • Star Trek
  • The Brady Bunch
  • The Simpsons
  • The Flintstones
  • Survivor
  • Gilligan’s Island

Creative Halloween Costume Ideas from Movies:

  • Star Wars characters
  • Indiana Jones
  • Wizard of Oz
  • Disney characters
  • Gone with the wind

Halloween Costume Ideas Inspired from Historical Figures:

  • Henry VIII and his six wives
  • Shakespeare
  • Robin Hood and his merry men
  • Marilyn Monroe
  • Elvis
  • Cary Grant
  • Victorian costumes

Halloween Costumes Inspired from Musical Bands:

  • The Village People
  • The Beatles
  • Modern Day Divas
  • C& W Stars
  • Michael Jackson
  • The Pussycat Dolls

Halloween costume Ideas Inspired from Broadway:

  • Cats
  • Phantom of the Opera
  • Oklahoma
  • The Sound of Music
  • Hairspray

Creative Halloween Costume Ideas Inspired from Historical Eras:

  • Ancient Rome
  • The Renaissance Period
  • The 1920’s
  • The 1960’s
  • The 1980’s

Horror Halloween Costume Ideas

  • Monsters
  • Ghosts
  • Zombies
  • Death

Alien Halloween Costume Ideas

In order to make your own Alien Halloween costume, you will need:

  1. An all black outfit
  2. A black cape
  3. Green face paint
  4. An extra eye (optional)
  5. Black lipstick
  6. Green cloth
  7. Elastic
  8. Green thread
  9. Needle
  10. Plastic bags

Follow these steps to make your Alien Halloween costume

  • Cut out a large circle of green fabric
  • Sew the hems and weave elastic through the hem
  • Tie up the ends using the thread
  • Stuff the “head” with plastic bags and place it on your head