Witches, Pirates and Politicians Top Adult Costumes Choices for Halloween 2016
Posted on October 26, 2016
Witches, pirates and vampires are popular Halloween costume choices every year. The traditional Halloween costumes have been joined by political masks and costumes for Halloween 2016 with the election just two weeks away. Political costumes ranked third on the list of most popular costume choices released by the National Retail Federation (NRF).Witches were the most popular costume choice followed by pirates and political costumes. Spirit Halloween is even conduction a poll based on which presidential candidate - Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton - sells the most masks. Trump is currently ahead 55% to 45%. Politicians were followed by vampires, Batman characters and animals. Witches were also the most popular costume choice last year, see here.
Here is the 2016 list of the most popular costume choices for adults:
- Political (Trump, Clinton, etc.)
- Batman Character (Batman, Catwoman, etc.)
- Animal (Cat, Dog, Bunny, etc.)
- Tie: DC Superhero (Superman, Wonder Woman, excl. Batman) and Star Wars Character
- Tie: Ghost and Zombie
- Scary Costume/Mask
- Marvel Superhero (Iron Man, Hulk, Spiderman, etc.)
The Batman mask above is made by Rubie's. It is sold on Amazon.com. The Donald Trump mask is from Forum Novelties and is also available on Amazon.
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