What Costumes Are Hot This Halloween?

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If you're wondering what Halloween costumes are hot this year, there's only one way to find out.

Inside Party Rentals in Watertown you can find everything from Frankenstein to elephants.

Shannon Streeter is looking for a costume for her daughter.

"She likes witch costumes, vampire costumes," said Streeter.

Party Rentals owner Lorrie McFarland says those are the kind of costumes people want this year.

She says people love traditional costumes like witches, pirates and princesses.

"They're classic.  People know who you are when you come in," said McFarland.

Workers at Halloween City in Watertown say scary costumes are really popular this year - especially zombies. 

"Scary is always popular; everyone wants to be something scary for Halloween," said Ruth Schryver of Halloween City.

As for Streeter, she's decided her daughter will be traditional and maybe even scary.

"We've decided on the pirate wench and the female vampire costume," said Streeter.

See the National Retail Federation's list of costume trends

Monday, April 21, 2014
, Watertown, NY

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