Long before Party City and Spencer’s Gifts, we trick-or-treaters had to make our own Halloween costumes. As anyone who’s ever constructed one can tell you, the end result doesn’t always turn out the way you imagine.
These old-fashioned, handmade Halloween costumes are probably a bit more terrifying than their wearers bargained for. When you see some of them, you might have to hide until November 1st!
1. The Halloween edition of the Cabbage Patch Kids took an ill-considered turn…
2. Eye don’t like this.
3. That’s just true love.
4. Revenge of the Pork.
5. What are we even looking at?
6. Nothing like some father-son bonding.
8. Nailed it.
9. We don’t know what to make of this.
10. When the bully wants your lunch money and you also go to Ghost School.
11. The Mickey Mouse jacket really completes the look.
12. Squad goals.
The Meta Picture
13. Leatherface must be so proud of his daughter.
14. What is this costume even supposed to be?
15. Proud dad.
16. Alrighty then.
17. Hate it when someone wears the same costume as you.
Cult of Weird
19. Why were all of these pictures taken on the set of The Wicker Man?
20. Game of Thrones really jumped the shark this season.
21. Polly want a nightmare?
22. “Heard you was talkin’ s#!t.”
Man, those costumes sure got the scary part of Halloween right…and the black and white photography isn’t doing them any favors.
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