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Celebrate Dia De Los Muertos with these stunning Day of the Dead costume ideas. Our Day of the Dead costumes give us a way to express ourselves for Dia de Los Muertos celebrations, Halloween parties and any Day of the Dead festivities, really.
Dia de Los Muertos festivities are traditionally held on November 1st (All Saints Day) and November 2nd (All Souls Day), especially in Central and Southern Mexico. In the United States, the fun and celebrations get started at Halloween.
Over the last decade or so, the Dia de Los Muertos celebrations have become even more popular in the United States. This may be partly due to the growing Hispanic population. There’s also a growing desire to honor traditions by learning about them and keeping them alive.
Now don’t think that folks are partying in disrespect of their dead loved ones. This unique observance started with the ancient indigenous people of Mexico and was then blended with Catholic special days after the Spanish arrived. The observances slowly combined the ancient pagan celebrations with the religious traditions to attract the indigenous people to the Catholic church.
The purpose of the festivities today is to celebrate the lives of family and friends who are no longer with us.
That beautiful tradition of celebrating the lives of loved ones is beautiful. There’s traditional food, there are parties, parades…and there are Day of the Dead costumes! It’s fabulous fun if you can make it to one of the celebrations. Be sure and dress up for it!
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Day Of The Dead Costume Ideas For Women
If you don’t know where to start, we have plenty of Day of the Dead costumes for women to help you get started. It’s a great selection. These are some of my very favorite Day Of The Dead costumes for women. I love the colors, I love the masks. Aren’t these beautiful? These Day of the Dead costumes for women are absolutely fabulous for wearing to your Dia de los Muertos celebrations.
Women’s Sugar Skull CostumeWomen’s Day of the Dead Mariachi CostumePlus Size Women’s Sugar Skull Senorita CostumeWomen’s Plus Size Day of the Dead CostumeWomen’s Day of the Dead Darling CostumeDay of the Dead Senorita Costume for Women
Women’s Day Of Dead Spanish Lady CostumeWomen’s Reina De Muerte Sexy Day of The Dead CostumeParty King Women’s La Novia Costume, White/Multi, LargeWomen’s 2 Piece Day of the Dead Doll Adult Sized Costumewomens Day of the Dead Woman Adult Sized CostumesSmiffys Day of the Dead Bride CostumeWomen’s Sexy 2Pcs Gothic Lace Sheer Jacket Long DressDreamgirl womens Lady of the Dead Adult Sized Costume
Catrina Day Of The Dead Makeup Tutorial
A really fun part of creating your own Day of the Dead costumes is doing the makeup. Here’s an easy Day of the Dead Catrina tutorial to help you come up with a great Day of the Dead look. You’ll be the talk of all the Dia de Los Muertos party when you create a lovely Day of the Dead catrina look.
Men’s Day Of The Dead Costume Ideas
Men enjoy the Dia de Los Muertos festivities every bit as much as women. Here are some of the very best Day of the Dead costumes for men that I could find. I think these are truly fantastic! Don’t forget the face makeup. Wouldn’t it be wonderful to be escorted to the Dia de Los Muertos parties by your date wearing a Day of the Dead costume for men?
Day Of The Dead Costume Makeup Tutorial
One can never have enough creative costume ideas, so I’m sharing another Day of the Dead makeup tutorial that I enjoy. It’s one of my favorites!
Kids Day Of The Dead Costumes
One way to teach children about our ethnic traditions and celebrations is to show them! Explain the history of the Dia de Los Muertos holiday to your children as they dress up in their own Day of the Dead costumes for kids. They’ll look adorable at the party!
Accessories For Your Day Of The Dead Costumes
I was actually pleasantly surprised at how much is available for Day of the Dead costume accessories. Make-up kits, head pieces, masks; there’s lots of cool accessories out there to make your Day Of The Dead festivities fun and memorable. Check these out, compare prices and mix and match your Day of the Dead costume accessories!
Halloween Black Lace Tulle VeilMexican Flower Crown HeadbandDay of The Dead Headband2 Halloween Rose HeadbandsDay of The Dead Floral HeadbandDay of the Dead Top HatDay of The Dead Temporary Tattoos for CouplesDay of the Dead Face Tattoos, 10 PackShort Floral Lace GlovesDay of The Dead Wrist CuffsDay of Dead VestWomen’s Masquerade Mask
Hope you find the perfect Day of the Dead costumes for your Dia de Los Muertos celebrations. These are some fabulous choices here. Let me know how your party goes!
Day Of The Dead Costumes On eBay
I had so much fun looking through the Day of The Dead costumes for Dia de los Muertos celebrations on eBay. There’s so much wonderful stuff! There are some unique Day of The Dead Halloween costumes for sale on eBay that I’m sure you’ll enjoy. This is just a sampling of what you’ll find: