Planning to attend a Halloween party this year? Be ready to see some really scary costumes there. In fact, some wearers who have designed and thought up their whole Halloween look want to enjoy the shocked expression on the faces of the other guests at the party. However, true there are many people who don’t want onlookers to go into a scary fit when they show up at a party. They all want to look elegant and well-groomed, even on Halloween night. And a party is the ultimate place for fancy Halloween costumes that add a lot of glamour and blitz to the occasion mainly due to the standard Halloween garb donned by most common people. But wanting to look unique and actually attaining the look are two very different ball games. We are here to help you out with your dilemma and will try and give you a few useful tips on how you can look your best on Halloween every year.
Some very elegant Halloween costumes carry with them an influence, dating back to the Victorian age. If you want to go with this type, you will have to adapt to the Victorian look and feel. Think gothic. Think of the super scary novels that were written in this era- Dr, Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Dracula, and so many more. There were a few gothic characters in this age too. I am talking about characters like Jack the Ripper. You will just have to let your imagination run away, and you will be flooded with ideas. Victorian dressing will help you look perfect on your big night. Since too many people don’t go for this look, you will definitely stand out in the crowd.
If this is way too elaborate for you and you don’t want to devote too much time and energy to your costume, you can get inspiration from some of the characters in the “old west”. Done right, it will go miles in lending you the very sought after elegant look. Remember the traditional saloon gambler? They were some of the best looking men in history. They had to do it credibly. You will need a pair of boy’s cowboy boots. The very 19th century American west look is going to work, I can promise you that.
If you think none of this sounds perfect for you, delve deep into history and settle on the garb of an Egyptian pharaoh. No harm done if you end up looking like one of them, even if you have none of their power or wealth. For inspiration and ideas, watch the Ten Commandments all over again. Yul Bryner’s performance as the pharaoh will leave you agape once more. A period piece by way of a Halloween costume will be a hit!
This list is not exhaustive. You can use your own brain to think up more innovative costumes for Halloween night. This article is just to help get you started. Hopefully, you will get the hang of the dressing up concept with this.