Thursday, September 2, 2010

Halloween costume inspiration: Cowboys and Aliens...

Wondering what to wear this year for Halloween? If you're bored of the usual witches, ghosts and ghouls maybe you'll find something in this fantastic selection of costumes from the world of Sci-fi and Western movies.

Cowboy outfits
Appaloosa Western cowboy costumes
If you need Old Wild West inspiration check out these costumes worn in the Western Appaloosa.

Star Trek costumes
Star Trek Costumes
I'm sure there are loads of Star Trek fans out there and the universe has lots of costume inspiration. Choose from Starfleet uniforms, to outfits for Vulcans, Romulans and Klingons, from the Original Series to the Next Generation, and even to looks from the recent Star Trek re-imagining by JJ Abrams.

Starfleet uniform
Female red Star Trek uniform
Star Trek is not the only inspiration in space as there's also lots of ideas to be had from the original and new incarnation of Battlestar Galactica.

Battlestar Galactica uniforms
Battlestar Galactica costumes
Go dressed as a Colonial Warrior from the original 70's series, the Duty Blues uniform or Starbuck's flight-suit from the new millennium sci-fi show.

Battlestar Galactica flight-suit
Starbuck's Battlestar Galactica flightsuit
If you prefer your Halloween costume more grounded in reality you could always go as an Astronaut and be inspired by Tom Hanks NASA flight-suit from Apollo 13
.

Apollo 13 NASA Astronaut flight-suit
Tom Hanks Apollo 13 NASA Astronaut costume
To complete your Na'vi look this Halloween take a look at these original Avatar costume accessories to make your blue-skinned alien appearance more authentic.

Avatar costume accessories
Jake Sully Avatar movie costume props
Finally enjoy these costumes from last year's West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval
for a bit more Sci-fi and Wild West inspiration, whether you want to be Princess Leia, a Stormtrooper or an Indian Chieftain.

Star Wars costumes
Halloween Star Wars costumes
Native American Chieftain outfit
WEHO Halloween Chieftain costumeHowever if it's something more heroic you're looking for, be sure to check out this collection of comic book and fantasy hero costumes and visit again soon for lots of inspiration from some of Hollywood's Villains and Monsters.

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