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Captain America Halloween Costume for Boys

Buy A Captain America Halloween Costume

The Captain America fancy dress costume is a superhero costume that has seen a recent resurgence in popularity.

The reason is due to the 2011 movie called Captain America: The First Avenger, staring Chris Evans as Captain America.

He also features in the more recent movie The Avengers with Iron Man, The Hulk and Thor.

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This is a great costume choice due to the truly patriotic colours that make up the outfit. You can get the outfit in sizes suitable for boys, teens, and adults.

Chose from Two Different Styles

You can choose to buy a costume that is based on the look that is seen in the classic comics or you can opt for the costume that is based on the look and design that is featured in the 2011 film.

Whichever one you decide to get you will discover that there are several components that go into making up this particular costume. Some places will sell the complete set but is more than likely that you will have to buy certain parts separately.

Captain America’s Jumpsuit

The main part of this costume is the jumpsuit. In order to replicate the bulging muscles that Captain America has, the suit will usually have padded muscles and a padded torso area.

Captain America’s Head Mask

The head mask is bright blue in colour and is made to cover the top of the head and eyes. It sits securely on the head by using the straps that fastens underneath the chin.   Printed in the centre of the mask is a huge “A” insignia to signify Captain America.

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Captain America’s Utility Belt

A superhero’s costume is not complete without a utility belt and Captain America has a great one.  This belt has plenty of pockets and purses in order to ensure that this he doesn’t forget a thing.

Captain America’s Shield

The final part and most important element of this costume is the fantastic shield that this superhero carries around with him at all times.

He uses this as protection because it is indestructible and as a weapon that can be thrown.  It is made in red, blue and silver and features a large star right in the centre.

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The Origins of Captain America

Captain America first appeared in comic book form in 1941.  It is part of the Marvel Comic family and this character became really popular during wartime due to his patriotic sense of duty.

If you want to be the hero at your Halloween party this year then choosing to wear a Captain America Halloween costume will definitely make you the superhero to admire.

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There are otherr fancy dress costume ideas featured in the Avenger film. Click Iron Man Halloween costume and click Thor Costume for boys to find out more.

Wonder Woman Halloween Costumes For Girls

Wonder Woman Fancy Dress  Costume – The Ultimate Feminine Superhero

A Wonder Woman fancy dress costume is suitable for girls of all ages. If your little one wants to be a superhero this Halloween, then this would make the perfect choice.

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The style of Wonder Woman’s outfit may vary a little as they have been designed to suit the age of the child. There are still certain elements that all of these costumes have in common.

The Bodysuit or Mini Dress Option

The main part of this outfit is the bodysuit.  You can choose to either purchase this design as a leotard or as a mini dress version.

Both comprise of a top that is made from red fabric and features the gold emblem of Wonder Woman in the centre of the design.

The lower half of the costume is in bright blue and is decorated in little gold stars. To finish off this part of the costume, there is a gold belt in the centre known as Wonder Woman’s belt of strength.

The Wonder Woman Accessories

Wonder Woman’s costume has some wonderful accessories which are important to the overall look and style.

The following elements are the items that the character uses as defence weapons.

She has her two bullet deflecting bracelets which are silver, her gold lasso of truth and her gold tiara. The tiara has a red star insignia in the centre.

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There are plenty of superheroes who have a cape and Wonder Woman belongs in this camp.  Her cape is bright red and is attached by a simple tie.

The final element of this costume is the boots that Wonder Woman wears. These are bright red with white strips and are made as boot tops so you can easily attach them to your own boots.

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If your daughter is going trick or treating to collect gifts and candy from the neighbourhood friends and family, then this Wonder Woman tote bag would be the perfect accessory.

It is certainly large enough to hold all the treats that they will be given on Halloween.

This bag could also be used for school and shopping trips to the Mall.

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The Wonder Woman costume is a great choice for any Halloween party or event because it is suitable for girls of all ages.

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Buy The Incredibles Halloween Costume for Boys and Girls

Dress Like The Incredibles This Halloween

The Incredibles Halloween costume would be a fantastic idea if you are looking for a fun outfit that is suitable for the whole family to wear.

Each member can become a superhero for the evening, and look great when going trick or treating.

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The family consists of the parents, Bob and Helen Parr, and their three children Dash, Violet and toddler Jack-Jack.

The Costume Design

The costumes for men, women and children all have the same basic design.  They are available in all sizes so no one has to miss out.

Each outfit consists of 3 main parts which are the bodysuit, the eye mask and the belt.

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The Incredibles Bodysuit

The jumpsuit has been made so that it features all the elements of this superhero costume.  This means that you do not have to worry about attaching different bits and pieces in order to get the look right.  The suit is bright orange with detailed work in black fabric.

This includes the black cuffs on the sleeves and the black material that covers the calves.  This is used to replicate the look of the knee high boots that the characters wear as well as the long sleeved gloves that they also have.

One way to complete the look is to add your own pair of black gloves but it is not necessary.

The bodysuit also has the insignia of The Incredibles, which sits in the centre of the costume.

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The Belt

The inclusion of the belt for this costume may differ from seller to seller.  Some costumes have been made so that the belt is separate, while others have used fabric and have simply incorporated it into the jumpsuit so that it is already part of the costume.

The Eye Mask

Every superhero needs a way to be able to hide their identity and the Incredibles use a black eye mask.

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This is a simple design that is easy to put on. You will find that it is attached to an elastic band that needs to be pulled over the head or it has a tie on each end that you can do up at the back.

If you are trying to decide on a superhero fancy dress outfit this Halloween then the Incredibles Halloween costume would be the ideal choice, suitable for individuals, couples and for the whole family.

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Supergirl Halloween Costumes for Girls

A Supergirl Halloween costume for girls would be a perfect choice if your daughter wants to dress up as a super hero character.

There are different colours to choose from but the most recognisable style is the one that looks similar to the Superman Halloween costume.

This is  made using fabrics of bright reds, blues and yellows.

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The Supergirl Costume is made up of several components.  Some costumes provide the complete set but others do not. Make sure to check what is included in the price before placing your order.

The Supergirl Dress

Supergirl Costume for Toddlers

The main part of this costume is the dress.  This consists of a bright blue top that has long sleeves and has gold trim around the cuffs and around the collar.

On the top you will recognise that the gold Superhero insignia is printed on the front. The top is attached to a bright metallic red skirt.

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For younger girls, the skirt falls at an appropriate length so that it is not too sexy for young ones to wear. The top and the skirt are neatly divided by a metallic gold belt.  This is made from the same fabric as the trim on the cuffs and collars.

Supergirl’s Cape

One of the most important skills that this super heroine has is the ability to fly and so this costume would not be complete without that much needed cape.

Supergirl’s cape is made from a bright red fabric and it is attached to the top of the dress already so there is no need to fiddle with ribbons or ties.  Or it is bright pink, if you choose to buy the costume picture here.

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Supergirl’s Boots

The final part of this costume is the boots. You are provided with a great pair of boot tops that you simply slip on over your own boots.

These are made in the same metallic fabric that has been used for the skirt and belt.  The main part of these boot tops is red with a gold trim.

The Supergirl Halloween costume is also available in the adult version so you could choose to dress the whole family as super heroes this holiday season.

Superhero Costumes for Dogs

If you want to take your dog trick or treating this Halloween, choose a costume that will co-ordinate well with a Supergirl fancy dress outfit.

This Superman costume for dogs is just one example of what you could dress your pet in so that he or she compliments your daughter’s look.

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Buy A Batman Halloween Costume

There are two basic Batman Halloween Costumes that you could choose for your child.

There is the retro Batman fancy dress costume that is based on the popular television series from the 1960s or there is the more modern and up to date style called the Dark Knight Batman costume.

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The Dark Knight Batman Costume for Boys

This particular fancy dress outfit is a very popular choice due to the huge success of the recent Batman movies starring Christian Bale as the main character.

In the films the outfit is much more sombre looking than the outfit from the old television series.  Anyone who chooses this particular style for their fancy dress will definitely stand out in a crowd.

This costume features a black bodysuit with a chest armour which will make you look fearsome in front of any enemies. This is either made from a padded fabric or it is printed on the fabric like the example shown above.

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This Batman costume also features the utility belt, a pair of gauntlets for the arms, the black cape and the head mask.

To complete this look it is a really good idea to use a little black make up around the eyes so that you can replicate the piercing eye stare that the Dark Knight gives when he stares down his foe.

The Retro Batman Halloween Costume for Children

The style of this costume was made popular by the comic book drawings and by Adam West, the actor who played Batman in the television series.

The bodysuit of this particular outfit is made out of a gray Lycra material while the long flowing cape is black.

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The Yellow Utility Belt

The all important feature of this Batman costume is the bright yellow utility belt that holds everything that a superhero could possibly need when he has to go off and protect the people of Gotham City from the likes of The Joker, The Riddler, Two Face and all the other baddies.

Batman’s Muscles

The comic book hero and television character of Batman wore a very tight fitting outfit which showed off the definition of his chest and emphasised his pecks.

This feature has been incorporated into the costume so you can now purchase a Batman costume with a padded chest area.  You can be proud off your fully defined muscles while keep danger at bay. There is an emblem of the Bat that is displayed in the centre of the Lycra top and it is made to colour co-ordinate with the yellow utility belt.

Batman Halloween Costume for Dogs

If you plan to take your dog trick or treating this Halloween, why not get him or her their own Batman themed costume?

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No one has to miss out on the fun and you will have one adorable looking animal.

Buy an Iron Man Halloween Costume

If your child has decided that he wants an Iron Man Halloween Costume, then be sure to get all the important parts for this Superhero fancy dress outfit.

The Iron Man Costume

The Iron Man costume is made up of two main parts; the all in one jumpsuit and the head mask.

The red jumpsuit has been printed with a pattern that resembles the body armour of Iron Man’s power suit.

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This includes lots of intricate detail work using reds, blacks and gold colouring to produce the printed graphics on the legs, arms and torso of the costume.

The upper torso, shoulders and biceps on this suit have also been padded in order to replicate the expansive chest that this superhero has.

Iron Man’s Power Source

One of the important elements of this costume is the power source, known as Iron Man’s arc reactor which enables Tony to live.  This has been created in different ways on different costumes.

You can buy a suit where a reflective fabric has been used to represent this or you can buy a great outfit which features a light up pack that is powered by batteries.  This would certainly make you stand out at any Halloween party.

The Arc Reactor is also sold seperately.

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Iron Man’s Mask

The final part of this costume is the head mask or helmet.  It is made in the same colours as the suit, a combination of red and gold.

Most stores will sell the helmet as part of the package, but you can also purchase the helmet separately.

These ones will have a lot more detail work and other great functions incorporated into them.

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Not One, But Two Iron Man Costumes to Choose From

If you are already a fan of Iron Man, then you will know that there is an alternative choice to the red and gold Iron Man suit that is worn by the character Tony.

You can now purchase a gray Iron Man outfit.  The guy who wears this suit is called Jim “Rhodey” Rhodes and his alter ego is known as War Machine.

He teams up with Iron Man in order to provide extra backup to fighting off the bad guys.

The suit is exactly the same but comes completely in gray.

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So this Halloween you have a fantastic choice of Iron Man costumes.  If you have two children, they could join forces and become a superhero crime busting duo.