From ‘The Addams Family’ to ‘Top Gun’, these cool Halloween outfits are going viral – St George News


Wednesday Addams (bottom left) from the infamous Addams Family is a character whose costume is expected to be popular this Halloween, October 24, 2022 | Photo by Walesca Pires, iStock/Getty Images Plus, St. George News

CHARACTERISTIC – With Halloween just a few days away, it’s time to start planning your perfect outfit. Americans are expected to spend $3.6 billion on costumes, or about $35 per person.

For that kind of money, you’ll want an Instagram- and TikTok-worthy costume.

Fashion expert Maria Loizou of Karen Millen predicts this year’s hottest pop culture-themed Halloween costumes inspired by the most memorable moments of 2022. Stay up-to-date and trendy by dressing like the one of those trending costume ideas.

Costumes for women

Wednesday Addams from “The Addams Family”

With the fall release of Netflix’s new show Wednesday, we can expect plenty of costumes featuring Halloween icon Wednesday Addams, especially as the phrase “Wednesday Addams costume” averages 58,000 searches. monthly on Google worldwide.

Easily recreate this look by pairing a printed black dress with a white pointed collar and Wednesday’s signature braids.

Wanda Maximoff from ‘WandaVision’

Marvel’s Wanda Maximoff, otherwise known as the Scarlet Witch, is another of this year’s most searched costumes, with the phrase “scarlet witch costume” receiving 50,000 monthly Google searches worldwide. All you need is a red cape, dress, and signature Scarlet Witch headpiece. Incorporating a red leather top, corset or catsuit can help capture the Wanda Maximoff look.

Julia Fox

Dressing like Julia Fox is sure to be popular this season. The ‘Uncut Gems’ actress is used to turning heads due to her bold and edgy fashion choices, so why not grab some attention this Halloween by wearing a Julia Fox-inspired double denim and a look dramatic with smoky fox eyes?

Costumes for men

Maverick from ‘Top Gun’

Tom Cruise’s Maverick is one of the best Halloween costumes we can expect to see this year. The box office hit “Top Gun: Maverick” reignited interest in the classic 80s film, spurring an average of 12,000 monthly searches for “Top Gun costume” worldwide. Fake mustaches, bomber jackets, and aviator goggles make the perfect low-effort costume perfect for the franchise-obsessed.

Eddie Munson from “Stranger Things”

“Stranger Things” continues to take the world by storm, so we can anticipate plenty of costumes inspired by the people of Hawkins this year and, more specifically, new fan favorite Eddie Munson.

The 4th season of the hit TV series introduced us to Eddie, obsessed with Metallica games and Dungeons & Dragons, leader of the Hellfire Club. Eddie’s grunge look can easily be replicated with a Hellfire Club shirt, ripped black jeans and a denim vest. Currently, the term “Hellfire Club shirt” receives an average of 41,000 monthly searches across the world.

‘House of the Dragon’

Arguably one of the biggest and most anticipated shows of the year, we predict that the “House of the Dragon” costumes will likely be among the most popular Halloween looks this year. Dress up as Daemon Targaryen wearing a long black robe, white-blonde wig, and plastic sword.

Couple costumes

Elvis and Priscilla

Elvis and Priscilla Presley will undoubtedly be one of the most popular couple costumes this Halloween. Austin Butler portrayed the King of Rock perfectly in Baz Luhrmann’s recent biopic Elvis, so much so that searches for “Elvis costume” have increased 335% worldwide in the past 12 months.

Replicate Priscilla’s iconic look with a 60s-inspired mini dress and bouffant hair, and wear a leather jumpsuit and gelled back hair for Elvis’ signature image.

Barbie and Ken

Following these photos of Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling on the set of Greta Gerwig’s upcoming Barbie movie, combined with the recent “Barbiecore” trend, we can expect to see plenty of couples dressed as the iconic plastic duo this Halloween. From neon rollerblade outfits to hot pink cowboy costumes, searches for “Barbie Halloween costumes” average 15,000 every month worldwide.

Danny and Sandy

Danny and Sandy from the popular 70s musical “Grease” have always been a classic Halloween costume for couples, and this year will be no exception, especially to honor the late Olivia Newton-John. Black leather leggings or pants, red heels and matching lipstick complete this look for Sandy, Danny only needing a leather jacket and slicked back hair, with an optional DIY Rydell cardigan.

Group costumes

The cast of Euphoria

This Halloween, we can also expect to see several “Euphoria” themed costumes. Since season two released earlier this year and on the heels of some Emmy wins, fans are still talking about the show’s signature makeup and fashion choices that make it the perfect glitzy group costume. , vibrant colors and Y2K fashion trends.

The Sanderson Sisters from ‘Hocus Pocus’

Nothing says Halloween like watching the classic “Hocus Pocus,” especially now that the long-awaited sequel is on Disney+. The Sanderson sisters are the perfect trio for dressing up, especially as searches for “Hocus Pocus costumes” have increased 317% globally in the past three months.

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Luz W. German