These are either the top Halloween costumes to buy this year, or the ones to AVOID if you want to be unique: Costumes.com posted lists of the top-selling costumes so far for kids, adults, and pets.
1. The top 10 for adults are:
Inflatable T-rex . . . Wonder Woman 1984 . . . Buddy the Elf . . . Dark Knight . . . Dorothy from “The Wizard of Oz” . . . Captain Marvel . . . Rey from “The Force Awakens” . . . Harley Quinn . . . “Ride a Beer Buddy“, where it looks like you’re riding on a guy’s shoulders . . . and Elvis.
2. The top 10 for kids are:
Paw Patrol . . . Justice League . . . Dorothy . . . Darth Vader . . . Harley Quinn . . . black-and-white striped inmate costumes . . . inflatable T-rex . . . Black Panther . . . Foxy from the video game “Five Nights at Freddy’s” . . . and Sonic the Hedgehog.
3. The top costumes for pets are:
Minions . . . Bette Midler’s Winifred character from “Hocus Pocus” . . . Beetlejuice . . . Tigger from “Winnie-the-Pooh” . . . walking teddy bear costumes . . . walking vet costumes . . . Ariel from “The Little Mermaid” . . . Slimer from “Ghostbusters” . . . Snow White . . . and Superman.
Pinterest also posted a list of the top costumes that are more popular than last year. The ones seeing the biggest boost are: “Stranger Things” . . . Elvis and Priscilla . . . Patrick Bateman from “American Psycho” . . . and “Top Gun” costumes.