If you’re part of a fun group of friends heading out on Halloween night to a party, then you might want to consider dressing up as a pack in a group character costume theme! Let’s go over some of the top bets for 2012.
Vampires are still topping the charts. Your clan of friends can dress up as the Cullins family — a group of good vampires, or the Volturi bad vampires from Twilight. There are tons of costumes for both men and women, and teens too if you’re with a younger crowd.
Another horror flick bestseller topic right now is the won’t-die zombie who wants to eat you. A group of friends can dress up in the male and female zombie costumes, which are bloody and rotten looking — perfect for fright night!
When it comes to hot reality TV costume ideas, you might consider Jersey Shore. You either love them or hate them. But there’s no denying that the group of Snookie, Jwow, Pauly D, and the Situation are top sellers. There are a couple of other cast members, too if you have a bigger group that they can dress up as.
Decade costumes are fun for groups to wear together. You can find tons of costume ideas — including 1920s flappers and gangsters, 1950s poodle skirts and leather jackets, 1960s and 70s flower power attire, and 1980s Valley kid clothes.
Classic characters like Star Wars villains and heroes are always a hit. With all of the movies they’ve had, you could dress a huge group of friends, or stick to the main characters and just go with a few.
This year, Steampunk group costumes are slated to be big on the Halloween scene. Steampunk is a genre of sci fi and history, mixed with a little horror and fantasy. So now there’s a movement about it — and it’s growing huge! It’s a little bit renegade, a little bit Victorian — and everything in between, like goggles, watch parts and leather, so there should be something for everyone in your group.
If you’re a group of hardcore gamers, then you might consider dressing your friends up with you in gaming attire. They have everything — from Mortal Kombat (for men and women) to Mario Brothers. Even Angry Birds are on the ballot for most popular costume idea this year!
And of course, we can’t forget superheroes. There are a whole slew of them. You can be the Avengers (really popular right now in 2012), or choose from individual picks of classic heroes, like Wonder Woman, Spiderman, or Wolverine.
Dressing up as a group is fun — but it’s also good because if someone can’t make it that night, your costume will also stand alone just fine on its own!