Young Adult & Teen Halloween Costumes
Every year, Halloween becomes more and more popular with young adults. In the past, it was considered a holiday basically for small children to enjoy a night of trick-or-treating; however, a lot has changed over the years.
The rise in popularity is due to more teens, twentysomethings and adults participation in the holiday celebrations. Dressing up in costume for a party or a night of bar hopping is a great way to have fun during the Halloween holiday. Bar owners throw out some terrific prizes for placing in the annual costume contest. It’s a great incentive to get people into the bars and nightclubs decked out in costume and celebrating the holiday.
College campuses are known for throwing some pretty wild Halloween parties. They’re just like every other Halloween party where guests show up in costumes and have a great time, but there’s a twist, college Halloween parties focus more on the type of costume you wear. College co-eds seem to lean more toward sexy and funny costumes; the guys going for the humorous look and the girls taking on a sexier role.
A lot of high school teens still enjoy dressing up in costume and going out trick-or-treating with their friends; however, finding the perfect Halloween costume isn’t always easy. At that age teens won’t be seen in a costume that makes them look like a kid, but from the parent’s point of view, they’re still too young for the sexy look. The decision of what costume to wear doesn’t seem as important for boys as it does for girls, since girls can be a little more dramatic about their appearance at that age.
Many costume designers, for this very reason, have developed a line of costumes specifically for teenagers and young adults.
Looking for some Teen Costume ideas this Halloween? Check out our picks of the top Halloween Costumes for Teens in 2012.