What will you be wearing the next time you say "Trick or Treat?" Will it be the same old costume recycled from last year or the year before, and will you be a hit or a miss at the next big Halloween party? Well, if you're not sure, you've come to the right place.
If you're looking for a new or unique costume, one that will impress your friends or family, and make you the center of attention, take a look at these hot Halloween costumes for 2012.
Hot Halloween Costumes for 2012
When it comes to Halloween costumes, every year people become more and more creative, and this year is no different. If you’re searching for a Halloween costume that is "hot," look no further; here is a list of hot Halloween costumes for 2012.
The costumes are listed in alphabetical order and not by popularity because, after all, they're all hot!
Adventure Time - Finn and Jake: This popular Cartoon Network animated series about a boy and his magical dog will be a sought-after costume for young children and adults alike.
Batman: The popularity of the Batman television and movie series is sure to produce a slew of people wearing costumes of their favorite superhero and other characters such as Robin; Batgirl; Batwoman; Catwoman; The Knight; The Joker; The Riddler; The Penguin, and others.
Big Bird: Costumes of the large lovable Sesame Street character are flying off the shelves this year. Big Bird became a topic in the first presidential debate after Governor Romney made a comment about government funding to PBS.
Dallas Cast: The hit show from the 70s and 80s is back and better than ever. In addition to J.R., Bobby, and Sue Ellen, you can dress as one of the new characters, like Christopher Ewing, John Ross Ewing, Elena Ramos, Rebecca Sutter, and Ann Ewing.
Honey Boo Boo: The hottest reality show this year is "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo." Dress-up as Honey Boo Boo, aka Alana, the spunky and sassy 7-year-old star of the show; but there’s also "Mama," "Sugar Bear" and the rest of the family. Have fun and don’t forget to "Work it, Smoochie!"
Hunger Games Characters: This is a fun costume idea for a group! Dress as Katniss Everdeen, the 16-year-old protagonist; Peeta Mellark, the male tribute from District 12; Gale, the 18 year old who lives in District 12; Haymitch Abernathy, the "paunchy, middle-aged man" who was the victor of the 50th Hunger Games; Primrose Everdeene ("Prim"); President Coriolanus Snow, The main antagonist of the series, President Snow is the autocratic ruler of the Capitol and all of Panem.
iPad: You will be the hit of any Halloween party with this costume, let people “push your buttons” and have lots of fun being the center of attention. Whether it be 1, 2 or the New iPad, this is a hot costume for 2012.
Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez: This is the hot couple for 2012, and the question always seems to be “are they or aren’t they” (together). You and your mate can answer that question this year!
Katy Perry: With the popularity of her new movie "Katy Perry: Part of Me," Ms. Perry is a great choice for a costume in 2012. Katy Perry is a costume lover's dream come true, with so many looks, you have a number of choices for a truly original costume. You can even get your significant other to dress as Russell Brand.
"Kimye" - Kim Kardashian and Kanye West: The reality television star and her rapper boyfriend are everywhere this year. You can dress like them and pretend to hide from the paparazzi. Add a Chris Humphries to the mix and make it interesting.
L.A. Kings: This Kings won their first Stanley Cup Championship in 2012 and you can participate in the excitement by dressing-up as one of the players from this number-one team. This is also a fantastic group costume idea, get some friends together and dress-up as the L.A. Kings – someone can even dress-up as the Stanley Cup!
Mad Men: The popularity of this series continues to grow and people can’t get enough of Mr. Draper and the rest of the cast. Get a group of friends and dress-up as Don Draper, Betty (Draper) Frances, Peggy Olsen, Roger Sterling, Joan Harris, Peter Campblell, Megan Draper, Bertram Cooper, and Sally Draper.
Madonna: Still going strong after 30 years is the ever changing Material Girl. Choose your favorite Madonna from the 80s, 90s or current – but please no flashing or nudity!
Marvel's The Avengers: This box office hit has everyone wanting to dress-up as Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Loki, Hawkeye and Black Widow.
Olympic Athlete: The 2012 Summer Olympics provides several ideas for costumes. Pick your favorite Olympic athlete and wear your medal, and costume proudly.
Phineas and Ferb: This beloved Disney cartoon is extremely popular with everyone from toddlers to teens. Choose your favorite character and don’t forget about Perry!
Presidential Candidates – Barack Obama and Mitt Romney: Choose your favorite candidate, shout campaign slogans like "Yes We Can" or "Believe in America!" and see how many votes you can get!
PSY: The popular South Korean singer/rapper/dancer who is known for dancing around in his powder blue dress coat while he sings his hit single "Gangnam Style."
Snow White: With movies such as Snow White and the Huntsman and Mirror Mirror; Snow White, the Evil Queen, the Prince, and the Seven Dwarfs are sure to be hot costumes in 2012!
Spider-Man: The Amazing Spider-Man is another 2012 box office hit and “Spidey” is another hot superhero costume for 2012!
The Real Housewives: If you're a fan of "The Real Housewives" on Bravo T.V. you'll want to pick a wife and dress-up as her for Halloween. You can choose to be the "Countess," "NeNe," or one of the many blonds from the OC. Also, if you enjoy singing, there are several housewives you can choose from. Heck, even if you can’t sing you can easily impersonate someone like "Kim" and belt-out a tune like "Tardy for the Party."
The Regular Show: This is a favorite animated television series on the Cartoon Network. Mordecai is a blue jay, who is employed as a groundskeeper at a park and has a major crush on a red-breasted robin who works as a waitress at the local café. Rigby is a raccoon and is Mordecai's best friend and also works with him as a groundskeeper. Other characters from The Regular Show are Margaret , the red-breasted robin who Mordecai has a crush on; Benson, a living gumball machine and everyone's boss; Skips who is a yeti; Pops Maellard is a lollipop-shaped man; Mitch "Muscle Man" Sorenstein is another groundskeeper at the park where Mordecai and Rigby work; and High Five Ghost, a ghost with a hand on his head.
All of these getups are hot Halloween costumes for 2012 and no matter which one you choose, you’re sure to be a one-of-a –kind hit at any party or Trick-or-Treat outing!
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