Halloween is only three weeks away and if you haven’t already started thinking about what you are going to be, now is a great time to start. Last week we gave you the top 10 Halloween Costume Ideas for 2009. Today, we decided to spotlight the all-important Halloween costume accessory.
Often overlooked, a funny Halloween accessory can make or break a person’s costume. Whether you’re a cop needing handcuffs or a wrestler without a championship belt, the accessory really makes the costume come to life.
Here are a few tips on how to pick a funny costume accessory:
Pick characters with a signature accessories
You’ll get all the girls, while your accessory does all the work. A popular tagline will also do wonders … “Flavor FLAAAAV!”
Make your accessory interactive
Interested in being the life of the party? A clever costume with attached accessories always helps. Pop culture references tied into the accessory also work well.
Encourage you and your friends to dress up as a group
These are for all the class clowns that use Halloween as their time to shine. You’ll be the comic relief of any Halloween party with these accessories. Bonus points to homemade accessories.
Interested in more great Halloween ideas? Check out GetGreatCostumes.com for a long list of cool accessories, costumes and interesting ideas for the 2009 season.