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These Are The Most Popular Halloween Costumes for 2015, According to a New Survey

If you want to stand out at your Halloween party this year, keep this list in mind

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    Survey Predicts Which Halloween Costumes Will Be Most Popular This Year

    If original is what you're going for this Halloween, steer clear from these costumes. (Published Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015)

    If you want to stand out at your Halloween party this year, keep this list in mind.

    The National Retail Federation released its predictions for the most popular Halloween costumes for 2015, and the traditional witch topped the list for the eleventh year in a row. More than 4.3 million adults plan on draping themselves in a witch disguise this year, the survey showed.

    As for the little ghouls and goblins, princess costumes swept the rankings again for the eleventh year straight in children's constumes. Batman and super heroes are also predicted to be the most popular costumes for kids.

    And don’t be surprised if you see a lot of pumpkins walking on four legs. Pumpkin costumes ranked number one for pets on the National Retail Federation’s survey, followed by a hot dog and Batman characters.

    These will be the most donned costumes in each category, according to the report:

    Top Adult Costumes for 2015

    1. Witch
    2. Animal
    3. “Batman” Character
    4. Zombie
    5. “Star Wars” Character
    6. Pirate
    7. Vampire
    8. Action/Superhero
    9. Doctor/Nurse
    10. Slasher Movie Character
    11. (Tied) Political Figure, Vixen, or Minion

    Top Children’s Costumers for 2015

    1. Princess
    2. “Batman” Character
    3. Action/Superhero
    4. Animal
    5. Disney’s “Frozen” Character
    6. “Star Wars” Character
    7. Zombie
    8. Witch
    9. Pumpkin
    10. Minion

    Top Pet Costumes for 2015

    1. Pumpkin
    2. Hot Dog
    3. “Batman” Character
    4. Devil
    5. Bumble Bee
    6. Dog
    7. Cat
    8. “Star Wars” Character
    9. Bowtie/Bandanas/Fancy Collar
    10. Shark
    11. Princess
    12. Minion

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