Back in the day Halloween used to be a lot creepier. Druids would drink blood and dress up in scary costumes to frighten away ghosts and demons. Todays Halloween paints a very different picture. The holiday has evolved from super creepy to dressing in cute Teletubby and Mario Brothers Costumes. With Halloween bringing in an estimated 8 billion dollars in revenue this year. One thing is clear, it’s more of a consumer novelty than anything else.
In honor of keeping Halloween scary, Ghost Diaries has put together the scariest Halloween costumes of all time. The costumes range in era from the 1890′s to the 1960′s. So before you head over to The Party Shop to purchase that new Freddy Krueger or vampire costume you should check out these absolutely terrifying DIY vintage costumes for inspiration. They’re straight out of a David Lynch film and freaky as hell.