Day of the Dead Costume Ideas and Tips
If you’re looking to bring some of Mexican culture into your Halloween celebration, you can find plenty of Latino spirit in our day of the dead costumes! The day of the dead is a holiday that honors dead ancestors, bringing a different spin on the idea of Halloween than what most Americans are used to.
Mexicans don’t consider the skeletons and ghosts that walk the earth on day of
the dead to be spooky or evil—these spirits are the remains of family members
who have passed, so they are welcomed into the family home and invited to the
dinner table for the short time they are visiting. If you loved Coco or the
Book of Life, you’ll recognize the flowers and skulls that are a motif in our
authentic day of the dead costumes. Get a group costume together and you can
get a whole skeletal mariachi band together to go out on Halloween!