No Need To Fear a Copycat Costume When You Shop at Arc Thrift Stores

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Ten days until Halloween -- plenty of time to pull together a unique and affordable look

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Disney’s Frozen: customers can become Elsa in a light blue evening gown and blonde wig. From Ebay: $80-$100. From Arc: $20.

Every Halloween, there's a definite uptick in shoppers at Arc Thrift Stores. With one of the area's largest selections of upcycled costumes and accessories, plus plenty of clothing merchandise that can be repurposed, Arc is a hotbed of creativity this time of year. Whether you want to build your own creation or model the most popular looks of the season, Arc has you covered at a fraction of the cost of a traditional costume store.

Need ideas? Arc even offers a "costume build tutorial" at which, showcases it’s wide selection of supplies and offers plenty of ideas. Other popular build your own costume ideas this year include:

  •          Disney’s Frozen -- customers can become Elsa in a light blue evening gown and blonde wig. From Ebay: $80-$100. From Arc: $20.
  •     Game of Thrones -- choose from Arc’s many renaissance age weapons, embroidered gowns, and fur cloaks. From Spirit Halloween: $50-$60. From Arc: $15.
  •     Ninja Turtles -- grab some multiple colored masks, ninja style weapons, camo pants, and, of course, green turtle necks. From Party City: $30-$40. From Arc: $18.
  •     There’s, of course, no shortage of costumes on the scarier side, with monster masks, weapons dripping blood, and dark menacing cloaks. From Costume Super Center: $30-$50. From Arc: $20.

Don't break the bank. There’s no limit to the number of one-of-a-kind and affordable costumes that can be created with Arc’s collection of supplies.

About Arc Thrift Stores: Arc Thrift Stores operates 22 thrift stores and 11 “donation stations” throughout Colorado. Arc Thrift Stores provides funding to Arc Chapters, which in turn provide advocacy for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Arc is one of the largest employers of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the state of Colorado.

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