After Halloween: Using Costumes All Year Round

Posted by Ambir Jarvis on

womens flight attendant costumeSince Halloween was brought to the U.S. by immigrants from Ireland and Scotland in the 1800s, millions of people have enjoyed dressing up in costumes every October. From womens flight attendant costumes to baseball zombie costumes, people invest a lot of time and creativity into choosing their costume. This is why many people feel sad when Halloween is over and they can't wear their costume anymore. Well, we're here to tell you that you CAN wear your costume after Halloween. We've compiled a list of a few simple ways you can wear your Halloween costumes the other 11 months of the year.

Host a costume party
Who says costume parties are just for October? Boring people, that's who. Whether it's for your birthday, another holiday, or simply just because, costume parties are always a good idea. You can make it a themed costume party or just let everyone wear their favorite costumes.

Wear costumes to upcoming festivals or events
 If you have a music event or festival coming up, consider wearing one of your old costumes. From comic con to renaissance festivals, from house parties to electronic dance festivals, there are tons of events throughout the year you could wear costumes to.

Play pretend and dress up
 If you have kids, niece and nephews, or are a babysitter, why not break out your old costumes for some good old fashioned play time? Put that womens flight attendant costume to use and take the kids on a flight to Paris. Or take your werewolf wig and play Little Red Riding Hood. With a little imagination, the possibilities are endless.

Turn costumes into every day outfits
If you've bought tons of accessories from Halloween online stores, you'd be surprised at how many you can use with everyday outfits. Whether it's earrings, sunglasses, gloves, or even full outfits, you can tone them down a bit and mix them in with your regular clothes. This is an easy way to get to wear your favorite costume accessories every day of the year.

With the variety online costume stores has to offer us today, most people have tons of old costumes laying around. Hopefully, some of these tips will help you put them to use in your everyday life! Otherwise, don't worry, you can always find a way to use them for next Halloween.

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