Dressing in Halloween costumes has been a tradition that has its origin in the Celtic times, when Celts lit bonfires to celebrate Samhain. And it is during this event that they wore animal skins and heads, so as to disguise themselves as spirits and demons.
The custom of dressing in spooky costumes for Halloween is very popular
among people, especially children. And the trend has been of wearing
traditional costumes like that of witches, ghosts and other supernatural
Costume parties are thrown, so as to celebrate the festivity of
Halloween with merriment. This costume party is nothing but a fancy
dress party, in which everyone dresses up differently in accordance with
the theme of the day. It can be said that the contemporary culture is
also playing an important role in defining the costumes to be worn for
the Halloween festivity.