Halloween originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, in the festival people light bonfires and wear custom made Halloween costumes to ward off ghosts and evil spirits. To ward off the evil and claim supremacy on them, people wear masks before leaving the homes during the dark hours so that the demons will not follow them, as they would think them to be ghosts. The concept originated with the supernatural belief that the dead, or the souls roamed at the Earth at this time and wearing costumes at Halloween would protect from them. Thereby ever since then, DIY Halloween costume came in the picture.
Why do you need a Halloween costume?
The Halloween costume is like any outfit for a special occasion that has immense importance. Of all the festivals that we celebrate, in the USA no other festival has become as commercial as Halloween. Three decades ago, only kids would wear the Halloween outfit and get treats from adults, but with passage of time, even the adults have started to dress up for the Halloween party. A one-day holiday that kids celebrate in their neighborhood has now become a multiday festival celebrated all over the world. Halloween now witnesses elaborate costumes, themed parties, and costly affair. Whatever may be the reason for the commercialization, what makes it a fun-filled affair is the creativity, laughter, and positive vibes that make the festival much loved.
As Halloween is a holiday and the outfit you wear is for a specific reason, it should fulfill certain aspects. The Halloween outfit should be scary, comfortable, exciting, and importantly anything with which you can resonate yet ward off the evil. The gear should be balanced; therefore opting for build your own Halloween costume is the best option. If you walk down the aisle of any Halloween store, there are few typical designs that have been a part of the Halloween costumes for ages. The costumes that are different can pinch the pocket hard, and thus, the option to create your own costume by donning the creative hats comes in the picture.
For sheer enjoyment of the experience, one needs to design the Halloween outfit for oneself. With the option of combining some great outfits with accessories or assembling something unique to create a stunning outfit that can grace the occasion, scare people around you, and at the same time make you the star of the party will be the most sought after idea. Therefore, dress any outfit that can personify fantasies, fun, and feeling.
Creating such a Halloween costume will help you be on a shoestring budget and create cherished memories and photographs for the years to come. Creating a Halloween costume with your friends and family is a fun task and will set the holiday mood with positive vibes much before the celebration begins. Go wild with your imaginations and create an amazing custom made Halloween costume to attract all the party’s eyes but ward off the spirits.