Halloween Costume Shop

It's time to get scary! Online shopping has never been easier. You'll find Halloween costumes for kids, teens and adults. Note: darkhalloween.us gets commissions for purchases made through links in this post.

Best Costume Store
We're one of the largest Halloween costume retailers on the web. We carry high-quality costumes for Kids, Teens and Adults. Shop with us today!

Halloween T-Shirts
Light In the Box has a nice selection of graphic Halloween T-shirts. Shop online for women, men, unisex and pets too!

Halloween Decorations
We carry a large selection of Halloween props for all your Halloween decoration needs at great prices. Shop with us today!

Find Costume
Find your prefect costume! We have a large selection of costume for all your shopping needs. It's your one-stop shop for Halloween fun.

Mermaid Costume Ideas

If you're going to a Halloween party, you're going to need a cool costume. Sure; you could run out and buy one, but why not blow people's minds by creating an original mermaid Halloween from scratch? here's how to put one together:

• The Tail

For the tail of your mermaid Halloween costume, you'll want to find a measure of appropriately colored fabric. (How much will depend on the size of the person for whom you're making the costume.) You can go with basic blue or green, but if you check in a shop that specializes in fabrics for dance costumes, you'll find a variety of fabrics that are magically shimmery. Pick your favorite color.

Of course, blue or green will look phenomenal, but why not go really imaginative with a sparkly pink or purple? While you're gathering material for the tail, pick up several yards of your choice of crinkle fabric to use to create the end of the tail.

With the shimmery fabric, you're going to want to make a basic tube skirt. You can faux-sew the material using a hot glue gun, attaching a rectangle of material at the top and bottom of the seams so that they don't pop open. Next, glue the crinkle fabric around the bottom of the skirt to create a tail. You can add on sequins or any additional sparkly accessories to make your mermaid's tail more glamorous.

• The Body

The top part of the mermaid's costume is easy. For a small child, you can use sparkly fabric (choose a color that compliments the color you picked for the tail) to make a tube top. Attach the top to the skirt, and glue strips of Velcro to the sides of the tube top so that it can be easily be put on over a white, long-sleeved T-shirt.

• Finale Tip

Don't forget to top off your mermaid costume with a beautiful, glittery bow, or for the ultimate in mermaid royalty, a tiara. Add in a beautiful necklace to really dress your mermaid up. Sparkly eye makeup and glitter lipstick in green and blue will add to your magical, underwater look. Hopefully, these ideas have given you enough inspiration to make your mermaid dreams come true.

Back to Top