The most sought after popular Halloween costumes are Harley Quinn, the “Stranger Things” group, and classics such as vampires and witches, according to Frightgeist, which is the Google Trends tool that analyzes the most-searched-for costumes across the nation.
Most sought after Costumes
If you’re planning on dressing in the costume of a superhero or an old-fashioned creature for this Halloween, you’re likely to be the only neighborly Spider-Man as well as a terrifying vampire with a fang around. These are one of the two most sought-after costumes for Halloween.
From beloved characters like Harley Quinn and the “Stranger Things” gang to tried-and-true favorites like dinosaurs and witches, The most-searched costumes are a wide range from spooky and generic to recognized brands, according to Google Trends’ Frightgeist tool, which examines the top-searched costumes all over the world.
Traditional Halloween costumes
Americans stuck to traditional Halloween costumes this year, which is fortunate because witches, pirates, Harley Quinn, and Batman all made appearances in the top ten costumes in 2015. and also In fairness, Halloween celebrations have been largely truncated since the year 2020, when COVID-19 even made the idea of collecting candy a bit frightening.
The fashions also reflect the current trends, and in the case of this year, “Stranger Things” dominated streaming (but will the fans dress as Vecna or Eleven?). In a brand new movie in March, Batman was featured. Meanwhile, the Sanderson sisters from “Hocus Pocus” made their grand return in an adaptation of the first Halloween classic.
The top 100 most-loved costumes are now more macabre, featuring infamous horror villains such as Michael Myers of “Halloween” and “Nightmare on Elm Street’s” Freddy Krueger, and adorable cuddly characters such as The Minions as well as Baby Yoda.
Frightgeist analyzes local trends too: “Spider-Man” is the most searched-for keyword for both Atlanta and Los Angeles, while in New York, “fairy” is the most popular character. Chicago is obsessed with “Stranger Things,” while Dallas is opting for “Dinosaur.”
These are the most popular 19 costumes from 2022 (minus the 20th one, which Google Trends curiously omitted from its ranking.)
- “Stranger Things”
- Harley Quinn
- The 1980s
- “Hocus Pocus”