The most popular Halloween Costumes for 2011 are reflecting both the big and little screens, along with the top acts in pop music. From Vampires to Zombies and Lady Gaga to Katy Perry, it seems the most sought after pop culture Halloween costumes are attached to the people and things that made headlines this year, according to The Street.com
Zombies walked into the nation’s living rooms with “The Walking Dead” and this AMC show took off beyond imagination. Its popularity is reflected in the sales of zombie costumes this year. Vampires are everywhere from the “Twilight” Saga to “True Blood.” These costumes are so popular a few different lines of designer fangs are offered in the Halloween stores.
With “Breaking Dawn” due out in November, the “Twilight” vampire costumes are flying off the racks as the die-hard “Twilight” fans are showing their enthusiasm for the up and coming next offering from this vampire series of movies. Bella, Edward and the rest of the characters from “Twilight” are big sellers for Halloween 2011.
Don and Betty Draper along with the rest of the cast from “Mad Men” are in high demand for costumes this year. Joan is one of the curviest characters to show up on the little screen in a long time and imitating this office manager is popular for this Halloween season. A red wig, tight sweater and some padding for your bra is basically a “Joan” costume in the making.
Katy Perry and Lady Gaga are big from the pop music world and fairly easy to imitate due to their very flamboyant attire. Katy Perry’s pigtails and Lady Gaga’s strange headwear are just a few of the Halloween costume accessories sold to help you dress up like these ladies this year. Some of the more popular costumes that both Lady Gaga and Katy Perry have sported are available in recreations in the Halloween Stores.
Shop early because Halloween is big business and while there are many wonderful costumes available for the 2011 season, these popular Halloween costumes won’t last long.
Reference: The Street.com