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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Thanksgiving Costumes at AnniesCostumes.com

Thankgiving Day Costumes
Costumes are not just for Halloween! Check out what AnniesCostumes.com has in store for Thanksgiving! Give Thanks in Costume! Dress up as pilgrims and Native American Indians for Thanksgiving Day dinner! What a fun way to celebrate the holiday and get some fun and unique family pictures!

Christmas Costumes
Not that we ever want to jump over Thanksgiving, but we know that our professional Santas need to plan ahead and make sure that they have just the right outfit and Santa Claus costume accessories all picked out and ready to go right after Thanksgiving. So here are some of the great Christmas costumes available at SantaSuits.com as well as over 30 different Santa Suits!

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Top Halloween Costume Searches Not Always The Most Popular Costumes Purchased

I have been pondering about top costume searches vs. top costume sales since there are so many articles floating around the last couple weeks touting the "most popular Halloween costumes", but since I have an insider look at the industry, I see a different view of it. Not just this year, but every year, there is always a popular costume idea that is searched for excessively because it is not available commercially. Sometimes the popular idea is a celebrity, and when a celebrity doesn't have a signature outfit or signature look, it is hard to get a Halloween costume for that person. This is the case with Charlie Sheen, Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj, Katie Perry and many of the other "popular Halloween costume searches". If you don't resemble the celebrity in some way, it is really hard to portray them since they don't always wear the same thing. These celebrity search terms for Halloween become inflated when people a continuously looking for them on the search engines, whereas other popular costumes that are commercially available are found instantly and do not prompt additional searches in the search engines. The same goes for costumes that are commercially available but ran in short supply towards the end of October, such as Lady Gaga costumes, Cookie Monster costumes (a sleeper hit that demand was much greater than could have been anticipated), and Angry Birds - also short on supply with most retailers nation wide. However, many of the actual top selling costumes, are not highly searched for, presumably because they are easily found at online retailers or in retail stores before the consumer even took to the internet to find them. Some of the top sellers for us this year:

Ghost Costumes were the top category of sellers with a nod to classic Halloween.
Harry Potter Costumes & Accessories
Cookie Monster Costume
Batman Costume
Twister Costume
Nightmare Black Widow Costume
Female Pimp Costume
Greek Goddess Costume
Scooby Doo Costume
Zombie Costumes

I am wondering if this search phenomenon is the case in other retail categories as well. 

I hope everyone enjoyed their Halloween regardless of what you dressed up as!

Here are the articles I read that were showing "top Halloween costume searches" not necessarily "top selling Halloween costumes"


Sunday, July 31, 2011


In April of 2011, Extreme Halloween, Inc. closed down. In July of 2011 the websites were purchased by Evolving Creative, LLC and this new family owned company will be redesigning and running the websites going forward.

The Evolving Creative family is committed to providing a unique and fun online shopping experience. We will be launching AnniesCostumes.com, SantaSuits.com and StageandTheaterMakeup.com as newly redesigned sites to shop online for costumes for Halloween, Christmas and all year round as well as professional makeup for stage, theater and every day.

This blog will still focus on ExtremeHalloween.com, and costumes for Halloween, as well as all holidays and all year.

We look forward to connecting with you!

The Evolving Creative Team

Saturday, March 19, 2011

The Easter Bunny is Coming To Town!

At EasterBunnyCostumes.com we have over 30 different cute Easter Bunny costumes for you to choose from. But you have to act fast! Some of these are special orders and you need to order them now in order to get them in time for Easter! Need a bunny sooner than that? No worries, we have many that are ready to ship within a day or two.

Bunny Mascots - delivery time is 3 - 5 weeks
Plush Easter Bunny Mascot
Plush Easter Bunny delivery time is 3 - 5 weeks

Chocolate Bunny - delivery time is 2 - 3 weeks
Premium Rabbit - ships in 1 - 2 business days.

Maybe spring has sprung where you are?
Check out Sunny Bunny!