Easy Plus Size Halloween Costumes – Part 1


I flipping love Halloween. It’s always been one of my favourite holidays… what’s not to love? Sweeties, horror films, spooky things and fancy dress. I know it’s not everyone’s bag but it is most definitely mine.

Fun story… I once turned up to work in full-on fancy dress as a ventriloquist’s dummy and no one else dressed up!! I sat in the car for a good 10 minutes watching people walk through the car park in normal clothes and genuinely thought about driving home and calling in sick. In the end I scuttled up to my office where I hid for the rest of the day. I literally felt like the biggest dummy in the world.

Ventriloquist's Dummy

Anyways… being plus sized can often hold people back when it comes to fancy dress. It seems like most ready made costumes are for slim people only, particularly those who are happy to show a lot of flesh! Not to mention, when you do buy a ready made costume they’re made of cheap, scratchy fabric which should in no circumstances go anywhere near anything flammable. I much prefer to pick some inspiration and then put my own costume together from non-Halloween items. So in this post I’ll share with you some quick and easy ideas…