Day of the Dead Costumes for Halloween

The Day of the Dead is a celebratory holiday observed by those of Mexican heritage. The holiday is to recall and celebrate family and friends who have died. This holiday, called Dia de Muertos in Spanish, falls on October 31st and lasts until November 2nd. Colorful costumes with skull masks are sometimes associated with the day. The popular Disney family movie Coco, released in cinemas in November 2017, featured dead characters dressed in this iconic way. Here are some Day of the Dead style outfits that would be fun for Halloween dress-up or Day of the Dead celebrations. Note that these do not include a mask or make-up for the looks shown here.

1 Women's Spanish Lady Day of the Dead Costume Dress

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This beautiful long dress has a pink ruffle near the hem. The off-shoulder dress has an all-over colorful sugar skull print. The dress comes with a matching cinch waist belt.

2 Senor Bones Men's Day of the Dead Costume Suit

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Dress up in dead style with this black suit that has intricate white details. The outfit comes with jacket, pants, mock shirt, and epic matching black sombrero.

3 Day of the Dead Bones Print Dress

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This fun black off-the-shoulder dress has a sugar skull print on the skirt and a green ribcage bones print across the bodice. Lace details and ruffling give this dress a unique look.

4 Men's Formal Day of the Dead Top Hat Costume

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This costume includes a printed shirt, the matching tailcoat with sugar skull motif on the collar, and the matching top hat. Wear this with black pants and gloves and add skull make-up to complete the look.

5 Beautiful Bones Day of the Dead Costume Gown

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This long sleek dress has a great skeleton print. See the long arms and legs with a flower and butterfly ribcage printed in crisp white and color.

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