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Cartoon Characters Costumes 101: What Women Need to Know

Almost every woman has dreamed of becoming a princess at some point in their lives. This “point” is usually when they were little girls and had just finished watching Cinderella or Snow White. We’ve all been there - wrapping a bedsheet around us, walking around with heads high and imagining we’re wearing the most beautiful sparkly dress, ready to meet Prince Charming.

Some women overcome this daydream as they grow older while others, never get over it. So, what do costume manufacturers do? Take advantage of it, of course! This isn’t a bad thing. In fact, it’s an answered prayer to women who still carry on that princess dream. The good news is, they’ve tweaked the concept a bit to become sexy Disney costumes. It doesn’t stop there though! If you aren’t a fan of Disney characters, there are a lot of other sexy costumes inspired by cartoon characters.

Where to Wear a Cartoon Character Costume

It may not seem like it but cartoon Halloween costumes weren’t made to just be worn every October 31st. Since they aren’t scary and were inspired by cartoon characters that never go out of style, you can wear them to any party that requires a costume!

The Jessica Rabbit Lover costume, for example, can be worn in Great Gatsby or flapper themed party because it doesn’t look like a costume at all! With the right accessories, you’ll look like you’re wearing haute couture. There are even some selections which have just the right balance of sexy and demure that you can wear to a children’s party!

Of course, there’s the wonderful world of cosplay that almost everyone’s getting into these days. For cartoon costumes, character inspirations come from all over! You’ll find some inspired by anime, comic book characters, and even children’s books like Mrs. Seuss!

So, are cartoon characters costumes worth the money? Absolutely!

When is the Best Time to Buy Cartoon Characters Costumes?

Since cartoon costumes can be worn at any time of the year, any time is a good time to buy one! The better question would be, when is the best time to buy one and get the most discounts?

Well, like every other type of seasonal product, it’s best to purchase when it’s off-season. It’s no secret that the prices for costumes hike up the closer it is to Halloween. Therefore, it is important to plan ahead! If you buy your costume 3 months ahead, you’ll be able to get it at a lower price than if you waited say, a week before October 31st.

Now if you really want to save, make your purchase right after Halloween. This is the time when stores are clearing out their inventory, so they put costumes up on sale. If you’re lucky, you’ll find a cartoon character costume at 80% off!

Cartoon Halloween Costume Storage Tips

Since character costumes can be quite an investment, it is important to store them properly so they’ll last a long time. Here are some tips to keep in mind:

  • First, make sure that it is clean before you store it away. Sweat can cause stains and mold on clothes in storage. Read the care label before washing it so you don’t ruin the fabric.
  • Next, keep it away in a vacuum sealed bag or at least place it in a plastic bag. This will protect it from moisture and dust. Remember to put in some silica packets to prevent humidity in the bag.
  • If your costume comes with a mask, a hat, or any other type of accessory which can get deformed, place it in a box. Make sure to put in some Styrofoam, bubble wrap, or acid-free paper for additional protection.  

Buying Cartoon Halloween Costumes Online: Is it Safe?

It is absolutely safe to purchase a character Halloween costume online. However, scammers are still out there so it is important to take a few precautions before doing so.

1. Do your research

It’s no secret that there are online costume stores which sell costumes made from mediocre to very low-quality materials. It is important to weed out the bad companies from the really good ones. One way you can do this is by reading reviews written by customers. You can also check the company’s page on social media sites to read comments from previous buyers.

2. Make sure you’re protected

Before you start typing in your credit card details, make sure to read through the website’s FAQs. What’s their return policy? Do they offer refunds?

3. Scrutinize the website

It’s undeniable that scammers have really upped their game in the recent years. There are some who really go through the trouble of putting up a website just so they can weasel out a few bucks from unsuspecting buyers. Check if the site has customer service support, their address, or at least some contact details.

Now that you’re knowledgeable about cartoon character costumes, it’s time to take a look at what we have to offer. Whether you’re looking for a sexy Minnie Mouse costume or sexy Disney costumes, we can guarantee that you’ll find what you’re looking for!