It’s that ‘scary’ time of year again – trick-or-treating, a visit to a haunted house, a frightfully good costume party, and all that special candy – it’s no wonder Halloween celebrations are getting more and more popular around the world.

Ahead of this year’s festivities, Delivered. takes a look at the top trends for trick-or-treaters.

 

Candy Crush

Nine in ten celebrants plan to purchase candy this Halloween, with trick-or-treating becoming an increasingly popular activity all over the world. Whether you’re handing it out, or munching on it yourself, there are tons of special promotions to satisfy the sweet tooth. This massively oversized 2.5 pound bag of candy corn perfectly sums up the spirit.

 

Total Halloween love…

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Devilishly good decorations

From the hilarious to the down-right creepy, if you’re throwing a big Halloween bash, you don’t need to look far to find a plethora of impressive house decor. Take a look at this 6.5 foot talking tree – sure to freak out guests and innocent passerbys. Want to scare the neighbors? Look no further than this ginormous spider.

 

Transworld 2013: Professional Halloween Prop Show

 

Creepy Costumes & more

Whether you’re going spooky, funny or want to dive into pop culture, a great costume is a great start to a scary night... Disguise Costumes, which bills itself as the world's leading costume seller, has a huge selection.

 

Frightfully Clueless…

Not sure what costume to pick?  Google’s Frightgeist shows you what’s trending.

 

The Queen of Halloween

There can only be one – Top Model’s Heidi Klum is renowned for her lavish Halloween parties and epic scary attire. Why not take some frightfully stylish dress up tips from the best?

 

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Double Double Toil and Trouble

Bewitching props are all the rage. Check out some scary ones such as Fearful Floors and Zombie Paintballs.

 

Fright night at the movies

Movie themed costumes are right on trend this year – so, fancy channeling your inner Angelina Jolie and turn into Tomb Raider’s Lara Croft – or how about Peik Lin from Crazy Rich Asians? Check out Popsugar’s  40 last minute ideas…

 

Costumes for your pets!

Pets can get into the action too… This tiny Darth Vader costume is sure to make your furry friend the most popular guy at the party (or at least bag you some extra candy).

   

Delivery – almost at the speed of light…

The costume, the candy, the gear from the craft store… If you’re late in getting it all, fret not Studies show that some 20 percent of shoppers leave their Halloween shopping until the final week of October. If you’re making a last-minute purchase, look out for DHL’s  premium delivery services at your favorite online shops.