What are the hottest selling Halloween costumes for Halloween 2012? We have the top sellers below, including many of the usual suspects, but some surprises as well, check it out below —
The Dark Knight Rises and Batman Costumes
With the popularity of the latest Batman movie, The Dark Knight, it’s no surprise that Batman costumes are selling well this year. Popular costumes include Batman and the Joker. Especially popular are the “muscle chest” versions of Batman costumes for toddlers, kids and adults.
Captain America Costumes
Also making a splash this year was the Avengers movie and Captain America. Expect to see lots of kids and adults roaming the streets in their Captain America costumes and with the Captain America shield. The shield prop is one of the top selling accessories this year.
Massively popular with women for Halloween, the top selling footwear are ChaCha boots, which are long, sexy, shiny boots with a very high heel. The most popular color for these boots is white, but red and black are also popular.
Cleopatra is popular every year and 2012 is no exception. Expect to see a Cleopatra or two at every Halloween party you attend this year.
For boys and girls, colonial style costumes are the rage. Colonial costumes are easy to wear, and are popular with kids.
The Cat in the Hat
Lots of Cats in the Hats will be roaming around this Halloween, with The Cat In The Hat Deluxe version costume becoming a top seller for adults.
Enchanting Princess Costume
Princess costumes are always popular, and they can be accessorized easily from your own closet. You can find ready made and deluxe version of princess costumes available this year.
George Washington Costume
For kids, George Washington is the most well known of the early pioneers of America. A George Washington costume is selling particularly well this presidential election year.
Similar to ChaCha boots, Gogo boots are selling very well, as they usually do. Lots of women use them to accessorize their vixen, 70’s or sci-fi style costume.
Harry Potter Gryffindor Robe
Harry Potter has proved to be an enduring Halloween favorite, and I expect to see him be popular for many years to come. The most popular Harry Potter related Halloween accessory is the Gryffindor robe.
Iron Man Muscle Costume
Iron Man is still massively popular, and adults and kids like to dress up as him. This year, an adult muscle costume is available from the Iron Man 2 movie.
Mario Deluxe Adult Costume
The release of a new Mario game has helped the Mario game character costume’s resurgence in popularity for nostalgic adults.
NASA Jr. Astronaut Suit White Toddler/Child Costume
Thanks to the Mars Curiosity mission and renewed interest in space exploration, lots of toddlers and small children with astronaut aspirations will be sporting an official NASA Jr. astronaut suit this year.
Rogue Pirate Costume
While there was no new Pirates of the Caribbean movie this year, the popularity of pirates does not seem to be in decline in the least. Pirate costumes for both men and women are selling very well, in particular the more rough and ragged rogue pirate costume.
Snow White Costume
Disney has released a very intricate adult costume of Snow White for women. With so many Snow White movies being released this year, it’s no surprise.
Spider-Man Comic Muscle Figure Child Costume
A new Spider-Man was released this year, and with that movie comes a whole new set of official Spider-Man costumes available, and they are selling well of course.
Vixen Pirate Wench Costume
Lastly, women love dressing up as the female version of a pirate, known as a wench, and this costume is selling extremely well.