The Haunted Halloween Ball 2022 at the Congress Plaza Hotel is just around the corner. One of Chicago’s biggest events of the year will take place on Saturday, October 29, 2022, at one of the most haunted hotels in the world. If you’re planning on attending, you’ll want to secure your Halloween costume now.
This year, Halloween costumes for adults are expected to be scarier, more inventive, and more creative than ever before. You’ll find costumes from some of your favorite TV shows and films, as well as the classics. Check out some of these fun adult Halloween costume trends for 2022.
Top Halloween Costume Trends for 2022
1. Kim Kardashian at the 2022 Met Gala
Kim Kardashian recently made headlines when she strutted into the 2022 Met Gala in Marilyn Monroe’s iconic and authentic dress. While you might not be able to get your hands on the original, you can recreate this look with a sheer crystal-studded gown.
2. Eddie Munson from ‘Stranger Things’
Stranger Things had rave reviews when season 4 was released over the summer. You can transform into one of the show’s most beloved characters this Halloween, high schooler and leader of Hawkins Dungeons and Dragons club, Eddie Munson. You’ll of course need a rockstar wig, as well as a Hellfire t-shirt.
3. Beetlejuice and Lydia from ‘Beetlejuice’
Everyone loves the 1988 Tim Burton film, Beetlejuice. If you’re planning on attending the Haunted Halloween Ball in Chicago as a couple, consider dressing as Beetlejuice and Lydia.
4. Superhero from the ‘Umbrella Academy’
We’ve fallen in love with the cast of Netflix’s Umbrella Academy over the last three seasons. Choose your favorite superhero – Number Five, Viktor, Klaus, Luther, Diego, Allison, or Ben. You’ll need a jacket, long-sleeve shirt, sweater, pants, tie, and socks. You can also draw on a mask with some face paint.
5. Harry Styles in Pink at Coachella 2022
Harry Styles is known for his out-of-this-world outfits. He didn’t disappoint at Coachella 2022 when he appeared in a fuchsia waistcoat, pink feathered jacket, and matching pink pants. Slap on some temporary tattoos similar to Harry’s and you’re ready to party.
6. Elle Woods in ‘Legally Blonde’
The 2001 comedy romance, Legally Blonde, continues to inspire Halloween costumes everywhere with Reese Witherspoon’s portrayal of Elle Woods. You’ll need a sassy pink mini dress, heels, sunglasses, and a clutch. Curl your long blonde hair or grab a wig if needed. Carry around a small stuffed dog to complete your costume.
7. Ken and Barbie from ‘Barbie’
In 2023, Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling will be hitting the silver screen in the fantasy/comedy film, Barbie. Put on a platinum blonde wig, styled half-up, with a neon pink leotard and a pair of hot pink workout shorts. Throw up some neon accessories and some pink lipstick for Barbie.
8. Cruella de Vil in ‘Cruella’
Emma Stone in the Cruella de Villa film continues to impress. Her punk rock portrayal of the 101 Dalmatians character features a half-blonde, half-black wig, and her striking red dress.
9. Justin and Hailey Bieber
This Halloween, become Hollywood’s power couple, Justin and Hailey Bieber. The duo has rocked many contrasting outfits over the last year, giving you plenty of options for Halloween. Consider a recent look with Justin wearing baggy athletic shorts, black tube socks, and white slippers, while Hailey sports a denim outfit plastered with the Versace logo.
Grab Tickets for the Haunted Halloween Ball
Prepare for the upcoming Haunted Halloween Ball in Chicago with an amazing Halloween costume. And if you haven’t already, get your tickets online.