Culture News

Suit Up, Ladies: Sexy Halloween Costumes Are Far From Being "Over"

Halloween parties rocked bars and clubs across Phoenix last weekend, and because the official day lands smack in the middle of the week, we're planning on seeing more costumed party-goers out and about tomorrow night through this weekend.

This year's popular costumes have been all over the pop culture map. And when the Arizona Republic's Megan Finnerty claimed "sexy" Halloween was on its way out, we did a double take.

We saw more far-reaching sexy costumes and sexy angles on a zombie than we care to outline. Slate Magazine shot the Republic piece down yesterday as a trend piece with no evidence of an actual trend, and we have to agree. If Finnerty was looking for a real Halloween trend, she could have thrown a rock and hit one in her backyard.

In fact, Phoenix is home to a national company that specializes in -- wait for it -- sexy Halloween costumes. And Yandy.com reports record sales this year.

See also: - Yandy, Creators of the "Sexy" Sesame Street and Hamburger Costumes, Explain Why You Should Be a Sexy (Whatever) for Halloween - Scottsdale Halloween Party Roundup andDowntown Phoenix Halloween Party Roundup(Photos) -Nine Hottest Halloween Costume Trends of 2012

KEEP PHOENIX NEW TIMES FREE... Since we started Phoenix New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Phoenix, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Claire Lawton
Contact: Claire Lawton