Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Top Ten Characters Who I Would Totally Want To Be For Halloween

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted by the Brooke and the Bookish. This week's list of the top ten characters I'd like to be for Halloween. 

10. Katniss Everdeen from "Hunger Games" by Suzanne Collins
Katniss is a total badass, and I'd love to be her for Halloween. Additionally, it's a super easy costume to do, and great if you're lazy/have to come up with a costume at the last minute. The only things I'd need that I don't already have in my closet are a bow and arrows and the mockingjay pin.

9 The Cheshire Cat from "Alice in Wonderland" by Lewis Carroll
The Cheshire Cat is by far my favourite "Alice in Wonderland" character, and it's a bit more original than Alice as a costume.
8. Irene Adler from"Sherlock Holmes" by Arthur Conan Doyle 
Irene Adler is a total badass. Only woman to ever outwit Holmes, everyone (and one of something like three people to ever outwit him period). Holmes also thought she was far superior to a member of the royal family. She totally deserves a spot on this list.
Sadly, she doesn't exactly have a distinct look, so it's not that much fun to dress up as her. Which is why she's so low on this list.
7. A Shadowhunter from the various "Shadowhunter" series by Cassandra Clare
This is another one for lazy/procrastinating people. It's even easier than Katniss, but it's really cool. Everything needed are: black clothes, a couple of weapons, a cheap black eyeliner and a steady hand. Ta-da, instant Shadowhunter.
6. The White Witch from "The Chronicles of Narnia" by C.S. Lewis
The White Witch is the first (but not the last) villain on this list. Why would I want to be her for Halloween? Because she looks super-cool. That's it. I have no deeper reason that that.
5. War from "Good Omens" by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
If you've read the book, you get why I'd want to be her for Halloween. If you haven't read the book, you should stop reading my blog and go read the book. Go on, I'm waiting.
War is a horseperson of the apocalypse, and, being the red rider, she wears all red. And carries a word. I'm all for costumes that involve swords.
4. Arwen from "The Lord of the Rings"by J.R.R. Tolkien
I have actually dressed up as Arwen once before, but I'd love to do it again, because the dress was so beautiful (I was nine the first time around, so I'd sadly wouldn't fit in that dress again).
3. Mina Harker from "Dracula" by Bram Stoker
Dracula characters are definitely a Halloween classic, and I always have had a soft spot for Mina. I'd love to dress up as her when she's halfway between human and vampire, when she has the cross burned into her forehead.
2. Luna Lovegood from "Harry Potter" by J.K. Rolwing
As soon as I started doing this list I knew I wanted to include at least one "Harry Potter" character. I eventually choose to list Luna. She has some really strange but fun clothes, and I'd have fun impersonating her, and skipping my way through the night.
1. Queen Mab from various incarnations
Mab is a dark queen of the fae, and I'd love to go as her on Halloween. She's also known as "the queen of air and darkness" and if that description isn't enough to get you hyped over he character, then I don't know what should be.

What about you? What characters would you like to be this Halloween? Let me know in the comments!


  1. Great options! I also have Katniss on my list.

  2. Lol your reasoning behind The White Witch was pretty much my reasoning behind half the characters I picked lol! But I also super love the idea of Shadowhunters or Queen Mab :)

  3. Great list! I loved The White Witches outfit from the battle in Wardrobe...I remember being so mad at her for wearing Aslan but now I can see that it's a pretty epic outfit. :P I love the idea for Mina, I've never though about that but it would be really awesome.

  4. Katniss and The Mortal Instruments were on my list as well! I didn't even think of the White Queen, but that's a good one!
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  5. I thought about adding the White Witch to my list. It would be so fun!

  6. The White Witch would make an incredible costume, but now I really want to see someone dressed up as the Cheshire Cat. Have a Happy Halloween!

  7. I would absolutely love to dress up as Luna Lovegood. She'd be one of the best Harry Potter characters to dress up as! Great list!

  8. Some great picks! I love that you picked some secondary characters from classics like Mina from Dracula. Plus I love Luna, with her fashion sense that would definitely be a fun costume.

  9. This post is so creative! I think Katniss and Luna Lovegood would be so cute - oh and the White Witch from Narnia!

    - Cambrie @ and so the book begins (http://andsothebookbegins.blogspot.com/)

  10. I absolutely love your picks in the post (and your pictures!) Adler and Queen Mab would definitely be wonderful Halloween characters

  11. I like the idea of being The White Witch! It would definitely be a conversation starter, I feel like. And she looks so interesting! Thanks for stopping by my blog! :)