It’s almost Halloween, which means spooky music, fun parties and of course, costumes. What’s that? You don’t have one yet? Well, finding a costume that fits bigger bodies isn’t always easy. Our list of some of the best big & tall Halloween costume ideas should make it easier for you to find something that fits. Get some inspiration and find out where to shop below.
If you don’t need inspiration and want to browse on your own, here are the websites we had the best luck finding big & tall costumes. A lot of retailers who claim to sell plus size Halloween costumes only sell one or two in extended sizes. Our list focuses on the retailers who put thought into size options and costume variety.
HalloweenCostumes.com – Sizes to 7X: This website has, by far, the widest variety of big & tall Halloween costumes we found. A few quick searches show us 19 different costumes in 7X and hundreds in sizes 1X – 6X. If you want options, this is the place to start. Note: Be sure to refer to the size chart for any costume you’re planning to purchase. Be sure to check out their exclusive Made By Us collection for more fun extended size options.
Abracadabra NYC – Sizes to 5X: Since 1981, Abracadabra NYC has suppled New Yorkers and beyond with unique costumes, accessories, makeup and magic supplies. Their website offers a dedicated plus size Halloween costume section featuring everything from a Grecian toga to a deluxe big & tall Batman costume. We’re partial to the Universal Studios Plus Size Frankenstein Monster costume seen above. You’ll find sizes to 56 chest and 50 waist. Get 10% off any adult costume with code: SSQAZXC51R.
Target – Sizes to 3X: Target has a little bit of everything, including a small selection of Halloween costumes for bigger guys. When you get into the men’s costume section, be sure to choose ‘Men’s Big’ and ‘Men’s Big & Tall’ so that you can see all the options. Target carries costumes in sizes to 3X.
Amazon – Sizes to 5X: You can find just about anything at Amazon, including big & tall Halloween costumes. You won’t find as wide a range of sizes as other options on our list, but the variety of costumes here is vast, especially if you’re interested in DIYing your own look. Plus, with Amazon Prime, you can get what you need quickly. Note: There are a lot of categories that costumes can fall into at Amazon, so be sure to search the site in different ways to find what you need.
Spirit Halloween – Sizes to 3X: About this time of year, Spirit Halloween stores pop up all over the place. While you can always head to a local store to try to find a costume in your size, the Spirit website has a decent selection of big & tall costumes to choose from. It looks like the bigger sizes at Spirit go quickly, so if you see something you like, snap it up quickly.
Tipsy Elves – Sizes to 3X: Looking for a colorful, cartoony big & tall Halloween costume? Tipsy Elves has you covered. You’ll find wizards, unicorns, pineapples, a praying mantis, and yes, even the piñata costume, pictured above. Costumes are available to size 3X, so be sure to use their size guide to get the right fit for you.
Walmart – Sizes to 5X: Walmart has a surprisingly robust selection of Halloween costumes. Browse their website and you’ll find everything from a vintage strongman, to Silent Bob, to Link from The Legend of Zelda. There are pages and pages of plus size Halloween costumes to look through, and the prices are decent. NOTE: Not everything is available to 5X, so be prepared to search for the size you need. However, if you get the costume you need, it’ll be worth it.
Party City – Sizes to 4X: Party City has some costumes you’ve probably seen at other places, along with a few you haven’t. Take a look at their Star Wars, Marvel, and even plus size couples costumes with sizes to 4X.
Halloween Express – Sizes to 52: If you need more options, this place is worth a look. Halloween Express has costumes that the other places don’t have, though fewer sizes and a bit more difficult to navigate website, so if you’ve spent hours looking at the first two options in our list, you’ll find some new and different things here.
Now you know where to shop, but what are you going to choose? Here are a few suggestions:
What are you going to be for Halloween? Tell us what you’re dressing up as and share your tips in the comments or tag us on social @chubstr!