Trivia: Did you know… that the Nightmare Before Christmas was originally a poem?
Dark nights, candle lights and hooting sounds!… Halloween would never be complete without Sally and Jack. The Nightmare Before Christmas is one of the most iconic Halloween movies of all time! Cozy up on October 31st and rewatch it—or get your Jack Skellington costume ready.
Are you ready to become the Pumpkin King? Or is Oogie Boogie more your style? Check out these Nightmare Before Christmas costume ideas!
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Sally is a rag doll created by a mad scientist in the town. Ideal for both for adults and for kids, Sally costumes are both colourful and creepy–perfect for Halloween! Saunter off to Christmas town in a ghoulish Sally costume. This costume is easy if you've got makeup skills like this cosplayer! You can even DIY a patchwork dress. Don't forget the red wig!
Jack Skellington Women Costume
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Who says Jack Skellington has to be a boy? Genderbent costumes are all the rage, and women will look great as Jack! The pinstripe suit looks great on everyone, even skeletons. Don't forget accessories like white and black face paint, black details, and a white wig! All hail the Pumpkin Queen!
Trivia: Did you know… that the movie was written by Tim Burton, but directed by Henry Selick?
Jack Skellington Costume
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Jack Skellington is such a classic Halloween costume. If you want to go all-out with your Jack costume, get a big mask and long white gloves to bring this look above and beyond. The suit is pretty simple, so channel your energy into making your hands and face look accurate to the movie! If you have a friend who loves The Nightmare Before Christmas, surprise them with this amazing Jack Skellington Costume.
Oogie Boogie Costume
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Got a preference for villain costumes? Lucky for you, the villain in The Nightmare Before Christmas is larger than life, and easily recognizable! Oogie Boogie is perfect for a spooky Halloween costume! This costume is so easy to create. Use old burlap to create your outfit, and green face paint to cover your body! Spook everyone around you in this Oogie Boogie costume.
Trivia: Did you know… that there are Mickey Mouse Easter Eggs in the film?
Sally and Jack Couple Costume
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You and your partner will look amazing in a Jack and Sally costume! This couple is one of the most iconic in all of pop culture, so watch The Nightmare Before Christmas together and start getting your costume ready. Everyone loves Jack and Sally! If you have a little one, try dressing them up in a pumpkin costume—or something else for children. You can also dress up your pet!
Spread Halloween spirit in a Nightmare Before Christmas costume! Which one of these is your favourite? Start getting your costume ready, and check out our Nightmare Before Christmas costume page for more!