The fall season is here, and so is spooky Halloween! The traditions for the holiday have varied as the years passed by. The capitalist markets took over the traditions by introducing products for consumers. It includes the pumpkin latte, and for 2023, the Ice Spice-inspired latte has taken over the market. But, over the years, Hollywood has played a huge part in curating people’s costumes during the holiday.
In 2023, many pop culture moments will dominate the news. Be it the Barbenheimer trend or the Wednesday Addams dance, netizens have witnessed a variety of challenges and trends. The cinema halls have been buzzing with people, with some path-breaking cinemas making it to the cine-goers list. Two women, Beyoncé and Taylor Swift, have single-handedly revived the US economy. Now, market trends have predicted some of the pop culture moments reflecting the costume mood this holiday season!
The advent of 2023 marked the beginning of the takeover of AI. Similarly, at the beginning of the year, Amie Donald-starrer ‘M3GAN’ was also released in theaters, setting the tone for the cinematic experience for the cinegoers. M3GAN, the acronym for Model 3 Generative Android, played by Amie Donald, may become one of the most popular Halloween costume ideas due to the doll’s eerie resemblance to a human being with impeccable prosthetics.
9) Mario And Luigi
Live-action and animated films and series became the new emerging trend in 2023, and ‘The Super Mario. Bros. Movie’ set the ball rolling as it became one of the films that surpassed the $1 billion mark in 2023. It is the story of two plumbers in Brooklyn, Mario and Luigi, who get transported to the magical world while fixing a big pipe in Brooklyn, where the two get separated and get stuck in the middle of a land war. The film created ripples throughout 2023, and it is ready to take over the holiday!
8) Kylie Jenner’s Schiaparelli Dress
In January 2023, Kylie Jenner created a stir on the internet with her Schiaparelli taxidermy-inspired dress. Kylie wore a black slip dress with a big lion head on the shoulder. A similar dress was worn by Irina Shayk on the ramp at the Spring 2023 Schiaparelli Haute Couture. It may be an over-the-top outfit, but it can be a worthy attempt to stand out from the crowd.
7) Tanya From ‘The White Lotus’
These gays are trying to murder me’, and this is how, ladies and gentlemen, Jennifer Collidge made a comeback with the second season of ‘The White Lotus’. Collidge played Tanya for two seasons of ‘The White Lotus’, a crime-thriller based on a popular hotel chain. In the second season, Tanya, with her assistant, comes for a honeymoon with her husband, who, eventually, plans to kill her to inherit her property. Her iconic pink suit look with sunglasses can become a Halloween favorite among gays!
Halle Bailey created history with the live-action Disney film ‘The Little Mermaid’ by becoming the second Black Disney princess. Though the film received heavy backlash for its ‘woke propaganda’ by conservatives, it fared well at the box office. The costume may generate renewed enthusiasm among black people to dress their baby daughters as Ariel.
Christopher Nolan was one of reasons for the revival of the theaters in 2023 with the release of his nuclear drama ‘Oppenheimer’. The film caused a frenzy among pop culture enthusiasts as it had to compete with Margot Robbie-starrer Barbie’. During the viewing, the audience thronged the theaters dressed up as Robert J. Oppenheimer with a trench coat, hat, and cigar pipe. Expect nothing less during Halloween!
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4) Renaissance Costumes Of Beyoncé
Beyoncé caused a cultural reset with her seventh studio album, ‘Renaissance’. The ode to the ballroom culture that provided refuge to LGBTQIA+ individuals in the US was accepted worldwide during the global tour. Apart from stellar theatrics, Beyoncé wore some of the magnificent costumes during the tour. Be it the Mugler honey bee-inspired costume or her silver metallic theme during her birthday concert, she ATE it up! So, the costumes may serve as inspiration for the Beyhive during the holiday season.
3) Wednesday Addams
Jenna Ortega-starrer ‘Wednesday’ on Netflix will serve as the best fit for the Halloween costumes this year. The series created buzz on social media whether it was Wednesday Addams guide—Thing, or Wednesday’s dance on ‘Just Dance’ by Lady Gaga! The all-black ensemble may also emerge as a Halloween favorite.
2) Taylor Swift And Travis Kelce
The best idea for couples this Halloween is to dress up as the new lovebirds in Tinsel Town, Taylor Swift, and Travis Kelce! The world was taken by surprise when Taylor came to support the Kansas City Chiefs and her beau, Travis Kelce, at Arrowhead Stadium. She was sitting with his mother, Donna Kelce. After the match, the couple left together, and their OOTD could become a simple yet cool Halloween costume idea!
The ‘Barbie’ fever may spill over during the Halloween season, as the film has become one of the cultural cornerstones in cinema history. Taking a Mattle product and turning it into a feminist drama caused a ripple in the industry. Be it the sets, screenplay, or costumes, the film has created a cultural asset this holiday season. People may gravitate toward dressing up as the Weird Barbie or Ken in his Mojo Dojo Casa House. The costume idea has already become a Halloween hit across different states in the US during Halloween 2023.
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