Reported by Jordan Joyner
Halloween has been around for more than 2,000 years. It originated when Celtic people in Europe celebrated the end of the harvest and the start of a new year, which to them was November first. The wearing of costumes came from the belief that supernatural beings, or souls of the dead, roamed the earth at this time; this practice originated from the Celtic festival, Samhain .
Trick-or-treating traces back to Scotland and Ireland, where the tradition of Guising, which is the practice or custom of disguising oneself in fancy dress, often with a mask, and visiting people’s houses, They would dance or perform tricks and would rewarded with food or treats goes back as far as the 16th century, as does the tradition of people wearing costumes on Halloween.
There are many popular and trending Halloween costume ideas that you could try for this Halloween 2023 season, but here are the top 3 best Halloween costumes that you should try and see if you like for Halloween.
Since the release of Spiderman: Into The Spiderverse in 2018, The rise of unique Spiderman characters have led to people creating their own personalized Spiderman costume. Similar to the Ghostface costume craze, this costume epidemic has everyone dressing as their own friendly neighborhood Spiderman!
The next Halloween costume is Wednesday Addams from the halloween classic of the Addams family. The latest installment of the franchise, Wednesday, has reintroduced the Addams Family to a new generation of people, and brought Addams Family themed costumes back into the spotlight.
The highest grossing movie of the year Barbie, directed by Greta Gerwig, filled theaters as it competed against Christopher Nolen’s Oppenheimer. Barbie is a perfect opportunity to make a flashy pink fashion statement on Halloween. It’s also the perfect time to make a voguish Barbie and Ken couples costume!
Halloween is the best time to make a costume that’s unique and appealing to you. With the chilly weather, trick or treating won’t be as hot and uncomfortable as the last couple years.