Everybody who has read the books has a favorite character, making Harry Potter Halloween costumes a natural choice for so many kids of all ages. Fortunately, costume manufacturers anticipated the continued popularity of Harry Potter costumes, and there are lots to choose from this year.
There are Harry Potter costumes for the Boy-Who-Lived himself, as well as of many of the children who attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Whether it's for Halloween, or another occasion, Harry Potter costumes are lots of fun for your child. Of course, the kids don't get to have all the fun.
There are also adult Harry Potter Halloween costumes readily available for both the children characters, and the adults. Witch and Wizard professors from the school, and other characters that make the series as great as it is all have their own Harry Potter costumes for you to wear at your next Halloween or costume party.
The costumes do require certain basics. For one thing, every Harry Potter costume - whether witch or wizard - begins with a robe. It should be black, and made out of a heavy material. Preferably, your cloak should also have a hood, though it should not be warn on your head. Next, you will need a wand. It can either be a straight wand, or a more gnarled one - depending on your Harry Potter Halloween costume's character.