The Vote Is In! Spiderman, Barbie and M&M's Hottest Costumes For 2004

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Sexy Schoolgirl, Kim Possible, Pirates and SuperDog also on Annual Hottest Halloween Costume Survey from

The annual survey polled over 5900 visitors to the leading online costume and accessories website and 49.1% selected Spiderman as the hottest costume for boys, 23.7% selected the Barbie Cheerleader as the top costume for girls and 23.3% selected M&M’s as the top infant costume. “With 49.1% of the vote, Spiderman received the highest percentage of any category in the history of our annual survey,” Said Shari Maxwell, WebMistress at Extreme Halloween “You should expect to see a lot of spiderman costumes trick-or-treating this year!”

Brands are catching consumer’s attention this year. Along with Spiderman, Harry Potter from the popular book and movie series is the #2 boys costume with 21.8% of the vote. Other "brand" costumes to rate as hottest costumes include: The Barbie Cheerleader with 23.7% of the hottest girls costumes vote, and Kim Possible with 18.8% of the vote. A branded character was the top pet costume as SuperDog received 28.7% of the vote; the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleader was the #2 sexiest costume for ladies to the Sexy Schoolgirl at 34.2%.

Here are the survey results:

Boys Costumes:

Spiderman 49.1%

Harry Potter 21.8%

Fireman 9.5%

Freddy Kruger 6.7%

Ninja 6.6%

Power Ranger 5.4%

Other 12.8%

Girls Costumes:                

Barbie Cheerleader 23.7%

Fairies 22.8%

Kim Possible 18.8%

Sleeping Beauty 14.2%

Hagatha the Witch 9.1%

Rainbow Brite 7.6%

Baby Costumes:                

M&M’s 23.3%

Pea in Pod 21.5%

Baby Pumpkin 18.8%

Care Bears 16.8%

SuperBaby 10.0%

Baby Dragon 11.1%

Other 10.9%

Pet Costumes:                

SuperDog 28.7%

Fireman Dog 22.1%

Pirate Cat 19.8%

Top Dog Tux 13.1%

Buzz Lightyear 8.3%

Giddyup the CowGirl 8.1%

Other 10.5%

Ladies Costumes:

Cleopatra 21.1%

Sexy Boot Camp Officer 18.8%

Dallas Cowboy Cheerleader 15.5%

Daphne from Scooby Doo 13.0%

Dorothy 11.4%

Other 17.5%    

Men’s Costumes:

Pirate King 24.6%

Big Poppa Pimp 19.3%

80’s Rock God 16.6%

Roman Soldier 15.9%

Smoking Jacket 8.4%

Freddy Kruger 12.4%

Other    14.4%

And it was as close as the blade of a knife as voters chose the most scary Hollywood costume of all time:

Leather Face from Texas Chainsaw Massacre 29.5%

Freddy Kruger from Nightmare on Elm Street 26.3%

Jason from Friday the 13th 11.9%

Creeper from Jeepers Creepers 13.9%

Michael Myers from Halloween 12.0%

Other    6.1%

For great costumes, accessories or Halloween costume ideas, visit the list of the Top costumes for 2004 at is a Dania Beach, Florida based company specializing in Halloween costumes, Halloween accessories, Halloween decorations, theatre and stage make-up, dog costumes, cat costumes, pet Halloween costumes, and baby, child and infant Halloween costumes.

Websites include,,, and . For great Halloween costume ideas, see the list of the Top costumes for 2004 at Spiderman Costume available at

CONTACT: Jay Berkowitz, CEO 561-716-1334 or Shari Maxwell, WebMistress (877) 413-8747.

Note to editors: Shari Maxwell is available for interviews, high resolution photos available and attached.

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