Welcome to the Hunger Games!!
Oh my gosh! These outfits turned out WAY better than I could’ve even imagined!! I may have said this before, but these are officially THE BEST halloween costumes we have EVER done!! I can’t even handle how cool it turned out!!
If you haven’t guessed already, Ben is dressed as Haymitch, me and Sav are Effie, Ava is Katniss and Judah is Gale. We just showed the kids these movies recently and they loved it!! They’re also some of Ben’s and my favorites, so we knew we had to make it our costumes this year!!
“Everyone will either want to kiss you, kill you, or be you.”
My outfit was heavily inspired by Effie Trinket’s party dress that she wears to the Capitol party in the Catching Fire movie! Her popped collar and frills were so iconic and playful that I knew I wanted to recreate the look!
“Nobody ever wins the games. Period. There are survivors… no winners!”
Ben’s outfit was modeled after Haymitch’s suits he typically wears in the movies while the contenders go through the interview process at the Capitol where they all get dressed in their most sophisticated attire before each Hunger Game. Of course, we had to add Haymitch’s icon long, shaggy hair and Ben is rocking that wig if I do say so myself!
“I volunteer as tribute!”
“If we burn, you burn with us!”
Who is this stunning young lady?! It’s crazy to me how grown up my little girl looks in this outfit!!
Ava’s outfit is modeled after the incredible dress that Katniss wears to the Capitol party in Catching Fire, also! This dress is undoubtedly one of the most iconic dresses of Katniss’ in the entire series in my opinion! The feathered shoulder pads and gorgeous detail are perfect. We knew we definitely had to recreate this one!
“Happy Hunger Games. And may the odds be ever in your favor.”
My little Effie!!
Sav’s outfit is modeled after Effie’s dress in the scene where she is backstage at the Quarter Quell in Catching Fire. It was so soft and girly that we had to recreate it for Sav!! She looks absolutely radiant in it!!
“Listen to me. You’re stronger than they are.”
For Judah, we decided to dress him as Gale, Katniss’ best friend in the series. We modeled J’s outfit off of the military clothes Gale typically wears later in the movies and it turned out perfect!! He looks ready for battle and felt very cool in it the whole time. We also decided to throw in a bow and arrow for him since Gale is seen to use one here and there. Plus, it’s just so iconic to the movies themselves. We knew somebody had to have the arrow and J volunteered as tribute.
I love my family so much and get so happy when we do fun things like this and dress up as a family!! Everyone absolutely LOVED their outfits and it fit each of their personalities so well!! Without a doubt, my new favorites!!
Hope this helped give a bit of costume inspo for something a little different, but still well-known for Halloween this year!! It’s always so much more fun to get creative with your costumes and these characters are definitely perfect for make-shifting your own outfits at home. What are you going as for Halloween this year?