Most popular Halloween costumes for 2010 – look to the movies & celebrities

Posted by Stonehouse Team on Sep 24, 2010

Fall is finally here & we are starting to turn our minds to the holiday season. First up on the agenda, a great Halloween costume- be it for our kids or us adults!  So what’s popular this year for Halloween. Think movies & celebs.

Alice in Wonderland

With all the pomp and circumstance surrounding the Johnny Depp vehicle, little Mad Hatters, Alices, Red & White Queens are sure to be ringing doorbells in a neighborhood close to you. Be sure to enhance your look with dramatic makeup using photos of your favorite characters. Need an idea for a cute couple or twins costume? Try Tweedle Dee & Tweedle Dum!


Shrek Forever After is sure to inspire many whimsical Halloween costumes this year, starting with the popular man himself- the bright green ogre Shrek! The nice part is that there are characters from this film that appeal to a wide range of ages -  Princess Fiona, Rapunzel, Puss N’ Boots and the Donkey to name a few.

How to Train Your Dragon

The Dreamworks smash is sure to make dragons and viking costumes a big hit for kids Halloween costumes this year. Fun characters  are Terrible Terror, Hideous Zippleback, Night Fury, Deadly Nadder, Monstrous Nightmare and Gronckle. And don’t forget the vikings:  Fishlegs, Snotlout, Astrid, Hiccup, Stoick, Gobber, Ruffnut and Tuffnut are sure to be in high demand.

Toy Story 3

Like the previous installments, Toy Story 3 is sure to inspire  kids to dress up like their favorite characters from the movie. Besides the hugely popular Buzz Lightyear, Woody and Jessie Halloween costumes, new characters like Lots-o’-Huggin’ Bear, Ken doll and Peas in a Pod are sure to haunting local neighborhoods.

And who could forget Iron Man, Avatar & the ubiquitous vampires and wolves of Twilight!

Michael Jackson

The unexpected passing of the King of Pop will undoubtedly mean all kinds of MJ imitators moonwalking around this Halloween. Popular themes will be the red leather outfit worn in his smash Thriller video (don’t forget the freaky contacts!) as well as the fedora/sparkling glove get up he made world famous.

Lady Gaga

Love her or hate her, thanks to her outrageous sense of fashion, Gaga will be all over the place this Halloween. Just Google images of her to imitate her wild video and in-person appearance fashion- costumes in every sense sure to shock & tickle your funny bone.

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