Goblins, ghouls and ghosts, oh my. Spooky season is officially here!
According to the National Retail Federation, consumers are dropping big bucks to celebrate the haunting holiday. This year, experts predict shoppers will spend an average $86.27, down just slightly from last year’s record $86.79. And out of the 172 million people who plan to celebrate Halloween, $3.2 billion will be spent on costumes.
“Retailers expect to have another strong Halloween season and have stocked up on candy, decorations and the season’s most popular costumes," NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay said.
If you're looking for a little inspiration for the right Halloween costume this year, online retailers boohoo.com and Nasty Gal have compiled some of the trendiest looks consumers are searching for. Whether you're searching for a cult-classic character or a witty iteration of a traditional outfit, take a peek at some of the top Halloween looks below.