Great Homemade Geek Halloween Costume Ideas For 2015

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If you want to be sure that you are able to get the most out of your Halloween costume, it is best to put some personality and creativity into it. If you are a geek, like many people, you will definitely want to be sure that you take advantage of Halloween as a great way to express yourself. You will be able to create costumes from the comfort of your own home, which will allow you to make the most of this holiday, so that you are able to enjoy any kind of party you are going to, or trick or treating if the costume is for a child.

With this in mind, you can use this guide in order to kick around some great ideas. By taking advantage of these points, you will have some guidelines that will allow you to start putting together Halloween costumes that are perfect for scratching that geek itch. With this in mind, take advantage of this information and start using it so that when October 31 rolls around, you are well taken care of and able to provide yourself with everything that you need for excellent costumes.

2015 is The Year For Star Wars Theme

With a new Star Wars movie coming out in just a couple of months, you owe it to yourself to embrace the inner geek by making a Star Wars themed costume.

Darth Vader vs Anakin Skywalker


Everybody goes with Darth Vader, so perhaps you can select a costume that is a little bit more out-of-the-box. For example, instead of going the Darth Vader route, consider Anakin Skywalker instead. This will allow you to pay homage to the prequels, while embracing the character that would eventually go on to become Darth Vader. So right before you embrace the dark side, come up with some ways to create a cloak that looks like this fallen would-be Jedi.

Yoda – Jedi Master


You can also get creative with some makeup in order to create a Yoda costume. This wise old Jedi Master is filled with quotables and a highly interesting form of speaking. You can purchase some elf ears and have fun with green face paint or make up in order to go to work on your own Yoda costume. By matching it with a light saber and cloak, you will be in a great position to get the wonderful costume that you might have never thought possible.

Princess Leia, Han Solo, or Obi-Wan Kenobi


Another great selection would be to dress up like Princess Leia if you are a female or opt for Han Solo or Obi-Wan Kenobi to pay homage to the original trilogy. These movies are incredibly timeless and will allow you to flex your Star Wars muscle in order to truly enjoy them. There is nothing like jumping in and getting your kicks from these wonderful movies by re-creating Princess Leia’s hair design or attempting to re-create the boyish wonder of Luke Skywalker. Regardless of what you are going for, there is plenty of source material to choose from which will allow you to embrace the geek within.

New Star Wars Characters

If you are feeling bold, maybe you can even jump in and dress as one of the new Star Wars characters. Not a lot is known about the new story, so you will be able to get a jumpstart on all fans in order to start embracing this new cast of characters which will become embedded in the hearts and minds of every body soon enough. This is an excellent way to begin embracing the force and truly taking advantage of everything that comes with it. Take this matter into full account so that you are able to make the absolute most of these stories by creating a wonderful costume that will suit you this Halloween.

This would be the perfect time to rewatch these movies in order to get some great ideas for your costume. Chances are, you will have no shortage of ideas and will go to work quickly trying to figure out how to make yourself or your child look as much like the timeless characters as possible. This will be a fun challenge which will allow you to have fun with one of your favorite sci-fi movie franchises.

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