Top 10 costume ideas for Halloween 2021

With Halloween fast approaching, it is time for us to weigh up our options and pick the perfect costume for the upcoming spooky season. Here are the top ten costume ideas for Halloween.

With Halloween fast approaching, it is time for us to weigh up our options and pick the perfect costume for the upcoming spooky season.

As we emerge from the lockdown to our first normal Halloween in two years, we all will be gunning to make sure we make the most of this chance and make normality as scary as it has ever been.

If you are struggling for choice this year, read on and choose from any one of our top ten costume ideas for Halloween.

10. AOC at Met Gala – pay your taxes

Why not follow in the Congresswoman’s footsteps and sport the white dress splashed with the red warning?
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Kicking off our list of the top 10 costume ideas for Halloween is AOC’s provocative ‘TAX THE RICH’ dress she donned at a stunned Met Gala this summer.  

So, if your political activism is dying to show off this Halloween, why not follow in the Congresswoman’s footsteps and sport the white dress splashed with the red warning?

9. Spiderman – there’s no way home

Spiderman is one of the best costume ideas for Halloween this year.
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Fans of the famous Spiderman series will be out in force this Halloween. Tom Holland set to return as the Marvel hero once more before the year is out.

It will be a tough call deciding which Spiderman to emulate, never mind which Halloween costume to us. So why not play some online bingo to pass the time?

8. Firefighter – keeping it traditional

What’s better for a halloween costume this year than a heroic firefighter?
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While 2021 has given birth to a series of new styles, shows, themes and TV heroes, sometimes it’s good to keep it traditional and go with the safe option.

And what’s better than the heroic firefighter? Universal acclaim and respect awaits. Just hope you aren’t called upon if a fire breaks out!

7. Morph Suit – one of the best costume ideas for Halloween

The morph suit Spiderman is one of the best costume ideas for Halloween this year.
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Sticking with a bit more of a traditional feel is the morph suit, one of the best costume ideas for Halloween.

And the thing about morph suits is that you can mix it up, from a single colour paint, to a human skeleton, even as far as an alien.

6. Squid Game Supervisors – mask up and join the crowd

The Squid Game guard costume is without a doubt one of the best costume ideas for Halloween.
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Netflix’s most popular ever show is soon to flood our streets, homes and nightclubs as any one who binged-watched the series will play their own part in the show.

Donning the pink overalls and black mask, will you be a square, circle or triangle this year? This is, without doubt, one of the best costume ideas for Halloween.

5. Michael Myers Halloween – back on the big screen

Michael Myers Halloween Spiderman is one of the best costume ideas for Halloween this year.
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Back on the big screen is the seemingly undefeatable Michael Myers and he is back stronger than ever.

Armed with a knife and covered with a mask, keep an eye out for the famous Halloween murderer this year as you trick or treat.

4. Batman – The Dark Knight

With Covid delaying the film's release earlier in the year, that could be a blessing in disguise for those who want to stay in style and do their best impression of The Batman.
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Another chapter of the Batman story is soon to hit the cinemas, and you can be sure that the Batman suit will be found near and far this year on Halloween.

With Covid delaying the film’s release earlier in the year, that could be a blessing in disguise for those who want to stay in style and do their best impression of The Batman.

Question is, will they live up to Pattinson’s impression?

3. Cruella de Vil – the black and white choice

Cruella de Vil Spiderman is one of the best costume ideas for Halloween this year.
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This is for sure to be one of the best costume ideas this Halloween. Cruella de Vil is a strong spot on the top 3 of our list this year.

With the recent rendition of Cruella a success in the movies this year, there is no doubt there will be many replicas this Halloween.

2. Bernie Sanders’ mittens – one of the funniest memes of 2021

Bernie Sanders' mittens is one fo the funniest memes of 2021.
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If you are looking to dress up this Halloween as one of 2021’s most hilarious and popular memes, then look no further. Senator Bernie Sanders’ famous mittens and chair at the inauguration of President Joe Biden is an internet favourite.

The meme took the internet by storm. Because it was all the way at the back of the year, it might be an underdog for Halloween this year. You are sure to be the star of the room.

1. Squid Game Player – how far will you go?

A squid game player Spiderman is one of the best costume ideas for Halloween this year.
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If you were to think of the quintessential 2021 Halloween costume, 9 times out of 10 you are going to guess the Squid Game player outfit.

Everywhere you look this year you will be greeted by the green and white numbered tracksuit. So why not join in? What number will you wear, and how far are you willing to go?