For ladies, most store bought Halloween costumes are slutty versions of various things:
For the guys, there's much more to choose from but they usually stick to something funny or embarassing:
But when it comes to kids, those were the days. Dressing up as your favorite action hero, princess, cartoon character, or one of the Halloween essentials like ghosts or witches:
But something I never considered over the years is how traditional costumes don't work for everyone. I saw an article today about Halloween costumes for kids in wheelchairs and they are freaking AWESOME! Things like the Flintstones car or Mario Kart or the Batmobile or even a DJ Booth can turn a wheelchair into a Halloween costume like none other. Check these out:
Every one of the parents or guardians or whoever took the time to create these costumes for these kids (and any others like them) should have a parade in their names!