Do you have your costume ready yet?
In the next two weeks, ecommerce partner Webloyalty will be releasing fresh research which looks at what the UK is planning for Halloween this year, and how it has evolved. The research will also look at our attitudes towards trick or treating, pumpkins, and how much we plan to spend.
As part of the lead-up to the research being released, Webloyalty is running a competition to reveal the most popular Halloween costumes.
Now as a child I have to confess that our Halloween costumes were very much bin bag inspired. More often than not we could be found at around 5pm on October 31st with a pot of tippex or tin of white paint, drawing star and moon shapes onto a bin liner with holes cut for a head and arms.
Nowadays of course you can’t take a trip to a supermarket without having to hack your way through a forest of spooky outfits, with nothing at all left to the imagination. Sure they look much more professional, but I do sometimes think fondly back to the bin bag days and wonder if we haven’t stifled our children’s creativity a little.
This year we have a puppy to dress up. We know she isn’t adverse to a costume as recently we have been dressing her up like a crayon:
Pets at Home had a vast array of costumes when we were browsing at the weekend and while I do quite fancy the idea of Margaux in a black and orange tutu and scary pumpkin hat I can’t help but wish I had four dogs so that I could create this look:
Win £50 to spend on your fancy dress costume
Webloyalty is running a competition to win a £50 fancy dress gift card! All you have to do is tell them your costume of choice, (for you or your pet!), and share the competition online. Make sure to follow Webloyalty on Twitter or like them on Facebook too! The competition closes on Monday 20th October – so get in quick!