This Year’s Most Popular Halloween Costumes

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Most Popular Halloween Costumes

Now that Halloween has passed, we can finally take a look at some of the most popular and highly Googled costumes of the season. Now, some famous characters, like those from Stranger Things, may not surprise you. However, there were also certainly some interesting choices this year, to say the least. So, without further ado, here are the most popular Halloween costumes of 2019!

Pennywise (It)

Pennywise Costume
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The producers of It: Chapter Two did not mess around this year! Most importantly, they set the release date for September, knowing full well it’s the very beginning of the spooky season, aka Halloween. It’s no wonder Pennywise Halloween costumes’ spiked in Google this year. Though October, hundreds of people searched for it every single day! You can find thousands upon thousands of Pennywise’s clown makeup tutorials on YouTube and countless of photos on Instagram. What we loved the most was the number of women who dressed up as Pennywise this year! Jut goes to show: clowns are scary, no matter who’s behind the makeup.


Most Popular Halloween Costumes 2019
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With a brand-new Chucky show coming to SyFy next year, its no wonder Chucky made the most popular Halloween costumes list this year. Still, Chucky also feels like one of those characters than can join this list any year. After all, he’s iconic! The first movie came out in 1988, and now there are a total of eight Chucky franchise movies! Even if you’ve never seen a single one, you know Chucky is the cute/creepy murderous doll. It’s the perfect Halloween costume – the ideal balance between popular, scary, and relatively easy to make.

Stranger Things

Stranger Things Costumes
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Expect to continue seeing Stranger Things Halloween costumes for the foreseeable future. After all, it’s already been renewed for season four, so whether you’re into it or not, the US is in a Stranger Things frenzy. And it’s really no wonder the Stranger Things characters are one of the most searched Halloween costumes on Google – it’s perfect for a group costume and also easy to make.

Hard Outlaw Seltzer

Most Popular Halloween Costumes 2019, Yandy

Ah, Yandy. In case you didn’t know, Yandy is a company known for its absurd, pop-culture related, and downright provocative costumes. And they always sell insanely well. This year, a “Hard Claw” costume, a play on the White Claw Hard Setzeler drinks that has taken the US by storm. It’s literally just a white bodysuit with a logo on it, but hey, people loved it! Believe it or not, searches for the costume went up by 1,450 percent in October. It wasn’t cheap, either; it retailed for $54.95.

The Powerpuff Girls

Powerpuff Girls Costumes
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Sugar, spice, and everything nice – these were the ingredients to create the perfect little girls… and, probably, the ultimate classic-childhood-nostalgia costumes for Halloween. Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup have always been a costume favorite. So, it’s no surprise that they once again became one of the most popular Halloween costumes of the year.

Well, now that we know the most popular costumes, it seems as though Halloween season is officially in the review mirror behind us. While we always look forward to the rest of the holiday season, Halloween 2020 can’t come soon enough…

Sources: Yandy, WPRI, WWD.