Halloween is fast approaching and as always there are so many different costume options to pick from.
While we might not be able to have traditional celebrations due to the global pandemic, there’s nothing to stop you getting dressed up and enjoying the spooky season with five of your nearest and dearest pals.
Gotta stick to that rule of six people!
If you’re stuck for fancy dress ideas, it seems there’s one costume that many people are preparing to put on this year – The Karen.
According to Vice, off the back of the Karen meme, Karen costumes are set to be a big Halloween trend in 2020 with asymmetrical blonde wigs and T-shirts that read “I want to speak to the manager”.
Sellers on Etsy have been offering a Karen wig which will set you back £27.44 while Karen costume tops are available on Amazon in the US.
Similarly those really committed to their costume are able to purchase made-to-order latex Karen masks.
LA-based artist Jason Adcock has been making handmade masks which cost around £140 and feature a woman wearing make-up, with blonde hair and a very angry, scrunched up, facial expression.
Jason has been selling his creepy masks on Etsy, and they’ve proved so popular they’ve since sold out.
Explaining his unique creation, Jason told Vice: “I was quarantining at home and wanted to make a new mask. I just started sculpting, and out came Karen. I’ve spent most of my life working retail in the cosmetics industry, so I have seen countless Karens in their natural habitat.”
Other unfortunate costume ideas that could prove popular for Halloween 2020 include the pandemic itself, with Amazon.com selling disturbing-looking Covid masks. Not exactly in good taste, but the virus has definitely been scary!
If creepy costumes aren’t your thing and you prefer to dress ‘sexy’ for Halloween like in Mean Girls, Yandy.com has got you covered.
The online retailer is offering outfits for those who want to dress up as the stars of Netflix’s Tiger King – including Joe Exotic and Carole Baskin.
Not so sure these costumes are for quite right for me though, I think I’ll stick with my plan of donning a witches hat and watching Hocus Pocus.