Day of the Dead Costume Ideas

Day of the Dead Costume Ideas

Day of the Dead is always one of our favourite Halloween costume themes and it’s perfect for anyone who wants to go all out!

Bright and colourful with a definite spooky side, this year’s Day of the Dead costumes are not to be missed. Check out our top picks below!

This year’s best Day of the Dead costumes

This year there are so many amazing Day of the Dead costumes to choose from and it’s near impossible to pick a favourite.

But let’s start with these spooktacular Day of the Dead outfits for men and boys. Almost matching, these costumes would be perfect for fathers going trick or treating with their sons!


Our favourite Day of the Dead costume idea for women is this spooky Day of the Dead top. Pair it up with matching leggings and a Day of the Dead headpiece for an easy costume that looks great!


As for our favourite girls’ Day of the Dead costumes, this Scared to the Bone costume definitely comes top. Complete with a dress, headband, mask and tights, this costume is an easy transformation into a Day of the Dead beauty!


Make this costume look extra impressive by painting your child’s face with white face paint and red lipstick before they put the mask on. An easy way to make this costume look like it was done by a pro!

For even more Halloween costume ideas for kids, take a look at our round-up of the best kids’ Halloween costumes under £10.


How about a cute Day of the Dead couple’s costume? Perfect for you and your other half, add a touch of face paint will make your costume extra impressive.

For even more couples’ costume ideas, take a look at our round-up of the best Halloween costumes for couples.


Day of the Dead face paint ideas

Last but not least, no Day of the Dead costume is complete without going all out on face paint! Watch our easy Day of the Dead face paint tutorial and let our expert face painter Ashlea Henson guide you through each step of recreating this impressive Halloween face paint design.

Use different colours to adapt it to any Day of the Dead costume and follow Ashlea’s expert tips and tricks to make it look like your face paint was done by a professional!

Have we inspired you to dress up as Day of the Dead this year? Take a look at our full collection of Day of the Dead costumes or check out:



Sign up or re-subscribe
to our newsletter and you'll never miss out on our exclusive offers or new ranges again.

By entering your email and pressing "Sign Up" you are confirming that you are 16 years or over and you have read and understand our Privacy Policy.