Whether you want to follow this year’s trends or create an original costume, Patch has researched some of the most popular Halloween costumes for 2012.
“Angry Birds and morph suits are big this year,” said Ben Hansen of Spirit Halloween store in Maple Grove. “Princesses are always popular for the little girls and we also have a series of Monster High costumes.”
According to the Party City website, which as a Maple Grove location, Angry Birds, Monster High and fairies lead the must-have looks for this Halloween. Other top costume themes include superheroes, Gotham City, sci-fi glam, bright colors, circus clowns, Disney Princesses and gothic romance.
Hansen said his specialty at Spirit Halloween is decorations and special effects.
“A lot of people try to mix and match things to customize their costume,” said Hansen. He gave an example of wearing a ‘Where’s Waldo’ shirt with Freddy Krueger glove.
Hansen said other customers want to be exactly what they see on the picture on the costume package.
There are many seasonal and party stores in and around Maple Grove that sell Halloween costumes, decorations and accessories. For a list, click here: Where to Find Halloween Costumes In and Around Maple Grove.