Many people think of Halloween as scary – and for the most part that is how it is celebrated. But why be just like everyone else this Halloween, stand out and be funny. There is a trend rapidly moving across America that is turning Halloween funny. The idea of turning into someone or something else for Halloween has not gone out the window just the idea that it needs to be scary. Halloween parties are often filled with children and young adults. Asking your guests to dress in non-scary costumes is a way that everyone, no matter what their age, will have a great time. There will be no worries of scaring the little ones (or maybe even some of the older ones – you know who you are).
After much research we have found the following costumes to be a big hit among the non-scary categories this year.
Candy M and M’s
M and M’s have gone big this year. Especially with the talking M and M candy commercials that are such fun to watch. Each color has taken on a personality of their own. There are two distinct M and M costumes available. The first is a traditional M and M candy. It covers the entire body with your arms, legs and face poking out of the costume. The second is a tank dress for young women. This is modeled more after the sexy green M and M on the commercials -although it does come in red and yellow also.
Of course these costumes are modeled after the popular video game Angry Birds. Just about everywhere you look you will see this popular costume. Whether you choose red or yellow you will be a hit with angry birds.
Gnomeo and Juliet
Gnomeo and Juliet made a splash this summer at the box office and those adorable garden gnomes are still hanging around. There are a variety of garden gnome costumes. This costume is fun because you can personalize it by adding your own colors, suspenders even fun gnome shaped hats. An entire family of gnomes is very funny.
If we mention the gnomes we have to mention the Smurfs. A close cousin to the Gnome is the Smurf costume. Of course this costume includes your body turning blue. Be safe and don’t use anything toxic on your skin to turn blue here. Try blue face paint, blue pants or leggings and a blue long sleeved shirt and white gloves for your hands.
There are many more options for non-scary Halloween costumes. Look in your local stores or go online to get ideas for your costume. Be creative and come up with a funny Halloween costume all on your own by re-watching some of your favorite movies and getting ideas from there. Some of the most fun characters might be from when you were a kid. How about a character from one of your favorite books or television show.
Remember this, the point about a non-scary Halloween is to have a great time and not worrying about you or your youngsters getting scared. If you have been invited to a non-scary Halloween party don’t show up in something scary – after all, the host has a reason for stating non-scary on their invitation. You may be surprised how scary it gets for you if you show up and scare the other guests.