Top Halloween Costumes: Witches, Princesses and Pumpkins


0  Updated at 3:24 am, October 8th, 2012 By: ABC Digital
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Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Every Halloween, people marvel at all of the new and imaginative costumes they see on their doorsteps, in parades and at parties.  And yet, when it comes right down to it, the most popular Halloween disguises each year remain witches, vampires, princesses and Batman.

Here are the National Retail Federation’s 2012 Top Costumes for adults, kids and pets with an overall price tag of $3 billion for humans and $370 million for pets:

Top Adult Costumes
1. Witch
2. Vampire
3. Pirate
4. Batman character
5. Zombie
6. Vixen
7. Princess
8. Ghost (tie)
8. Nurse (tie)
9. Cat
10. Superman

Top Children’s Costumes
1. Princess
2. Batman
3. Spiderman
4. Witch
5. Disney princess
6. Action/super Hero
7. Pirate
8. Vampire
9. Zombie
10. Ghost

Top Pet Costumes
1. Pumpkin
2. Devil
3. Hot dog
4. Cat
5. Bee
6. Dog (tie)
6. Ghost (tie)
7. Action/Super Hero
8. Witch
9. Bowties/Fancy Collars/Bandanas
10. Superman

Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

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