GIMME FIVE: 2013 Halloween costumes


Halloween is just around the corner, and what better way to show off your amazing taste in film than wearing a movie-themed costume? 2013 has had a wide variety of films, and there have been some pretty awesome female characters who could easily inspire a costume.

Here are five different ideas for festive outfits that are sure to get people sparking a conversation about film!

5. 1940s Beat Generation Girl


Inspired by Elizabeth Olsen in Kill Your Darlings

Kill Your Darlings tells the story of Beat Generation novelists like Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac, but one girl who steals the show is Kerouac’s girlfriend Edie Parker. What better way to rock that rebellion chic than by wearing a Beat Generation influenced costume?

4. ’90s Girl


Inspired by Aubrey Plaza in The To Do List

The To Do List is a hilarious girl-power comedy that uses satire to empower the girls on screen, and its 1990s setting makes for some cool retro costume ideas.

3. Astronaut


Inspired by Sandra Bullock in Gravity

Space has never been so cool (or scary) as it is in the buzzed about new film Gravity. So, why not take the chance to live out your space-defying dreams as an astronaut this year? Sandy pulled it off, so can you.

2. Spring Breaker


Inspired by the girls of Spring Breakers

One of the year’s most controversial movies has also given some great room for costume ideas. Spice up your typical spring break attire with a badass face mask and bikini. But no real robberies, please!

1. Flapper/1920s Girl


Inspired by Carey Mulligan in The Great Gatsby

The 1920s have been brought right back to the forefront this year with the highly anticipated remake of The Great Gatsby, So what better time than now than to pull off your best Daisy Buchanan and dress to the nines in flapper apparel?


adrianaAdriana Floridia is a girl who has been passionate about film her whole life. Get to know her on Twitter @adrifloridia.


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