The Ultimate Halloween Costume Design Contest Costumes Have Arrived

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After a month of blood, sweat and unicorn tears, the Ultimate Halloween Costumes have finally arrived! gave up-and-coming costume designers the opportunity to turn their creative designs into actual costumes.

After a month of blood, sweat and unicorn tears, the Ultimate Halloween Costumes have finally arrived. offered the opportunity for up-and-coming costume designers to turn their imaginative ideas into actual costumes. Costume designers from all over the U.S. submitted more than 100 creative sketches and the professional design staff at determined the best candidates based not only on their sketch and description, but also on their ability to transform their vision into reality.

Each participant received $300 for fabric and supplies to create their costume and send it back to Halloween headquarters in less than a month. The design staff at will choose the top three costumes based on creativity, attention to detail, production quality and overall aesthetic appeal. The grand-prize winners will receive cash prizes of $2,000, $1,000 and $500. The winners will be announced on Wednesday, Oct. 10.

Site visitors have the chance to bid on these unique costumes through a live auction on October 12–19. All proceeds minus a five-percent handling fee will go directly to the artist. The auction also provides site visitors the opportunity to purchase a one-of-a-kind handcrafted costume, just in time for the 2012 Halloween season.

Check out the completed costumes here:

About is one of the leading online retailers of costumes and accessories on the web. The company carries an unparalleled collection of high-quality costumes and accessories for kids and adults. Their assortment includes popular themes like Star Wars, The Wizard of Oz, pirates and superheroes as well as a huge variety of exclusives that cannot be found anywhere else. is committed to outstanding customer service, exceptional costumes and its inventive community involvement.

Brittney Hansen
2080 Lookout Drive
North Mankato, MN 56003
507-386-0207 ext. 304

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