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10 Needlessly Sexy Halloween Costumes For Girls

10 Needlessly Sexy Halloween Costumes For Girls
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Halloween really is not what it used to be. It starts in September or that’s when stores start putting out items adorned with pumpkins, ghosts and black cats. It has also apparently become a time to flaunt your little girl’s sexuality should she go out trick or treating in certain costumes.

It almost makes me feel nostalgic for Disney Princesses. (Almost; more on these later.)

1. At Wal-Mart, you can purchase a “Devil Diva” costume that lets you lace your little one up in a corset-like red-ribbon bodice.

2. HalloweenCostumes.com’s “Devilina” get-up is very similar to “Devil Diva” but with a ballerina twist.

3. Wal-Mart also offered the “Naughty Leopard” costume (it’s been removed from shelves after an uproar). The only giveaway that this costume was based on an animal is a headband with large black ears and a few leopard spots on parts of a purple dress.

4. Party City’s  ”Precious Leopard” costume continues with the lace-up bodice theme but with hot pink ribbons and far more obvious leopard spots.

5. The off-the-shoulder sleeves of Target’s fluorescent pink “Peg the Pirate“ costume should lead many a parent to insist that their daughter cover up with a sweater on October 31.

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1:05AM PDT on Jul 20, 2014

more fun to make your own costumes and be more creative.

12:27AM PST on Feb 22, 2014

I hate these kind of things so much. This is encouragement of very revealing clothing.

4:41PM PST on Nov 13, 2013

uhm.. people thinking those costumes OR those children are sexy concerns me greatly. all cute!

3:48AM PDT on Oct 25, 2013

Sheila D and Melania P are both right. The costumes are basically cute but it's the poses that make them sexy. It's the parent who buy the costumes, so they should have the control over what their little girls wear.

6:06PM PDT on Oct 19, 2013

Agree with Gloria. First of all, the pictures were made provocative by the make up added and the poses used. The showToddlers and Tiaras is a pedophiles wet dream. Most of these, when changed just a bit could pass as costumes for little girls, not streetwalkers. Don't tease their hair and add tons of makeup, or put them in any kind of heels...they are Little Girls, dress them appropriately.

2:38PM PDT on Oct 17, 2013

Well, it is the parents fault!!

2:17PM PDT on Oct 14, 2013

Thank you Kristie Chew for posting this article. When my children were small I sewed their costumes, they were clowns, witches, cowboys and I admit (35years ago) a squaw, a cat among many others. The kids loved wearing their homemade costumes and showed them off proudly. My daughter had solid colors, no pink or neon or purple, she refused to be "branded" a girl. These Halloween costumes are not in good taste and cash in on the sexuality of little girls. Shame on them.

8:46PM PDT on Oct 13, 2013

Can someone tell me how to reply to comments sent to me? For the life of me, I can't figure it out. A direct reply to the emails doesn't work. And if someone knows enough about technology (clearly that isn't me ha ha), maybe you could drop a line to care2care about this frustration. Unless I'm the only one feeling it. And those who did - thank you for taking the time to connect with me.

3:55PM PDT on Oct 13, 2013

Sad that young girls are treated as objects. Dressed as gaudy, common adult women.

3:51PM PDT on Oct 13, 2013

These are either way too short, way too sexy, or just weird for the age group. I seriously doubt a two-year-old wants to be a skeleton for Halloween. If she even understands what bones are she is probably freaked out by the idea of innards like the majority of kids her age.

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