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Bewitching Shoes For Halloween

It’s that time of year again! Pop a scary movie into the DVD player, start carving the pumpkins and stockpile the candy – Halloween is almost here! 🙂

I have to admit, Halloween is my favorite holiday – the haunted houses, the decorations, horror movie marathons and the costumes… I love it all! And I’m pretty sure I’m not the only one who enjoys All Hallows Eve.  According to the Chicago Tribune, Halloween spending is anticipated to top a whopping $8 BILLION dollars in 2012!

Whether you’re looking for a costume for an upcoming Halloween party or the perfect getup for your child to wear Trick-or-Treating, the right pair of shoes is essential to complete the look! From the traditional to the latest pop culture trends, I’ve selected a variety of men, women’s and kids’ kicks to go with some of the hottest costumes of the year.

Read on if you dare…🙂

Men’s & Women’s Shoe Picks For Halloween 2012: Superheroes

2012 has been the year of the superhero. With box office blockbusters like The Avengers and The Dark Knight Rises, you’re definitely going to see a lot of children *and adults dressed up as their favorite action heroes.

Black Widow

S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Natasha Romanoff (Black Widow) tops the list of must-have women’s costumes for 2012. If you want to dress as this sassy superhero for Halloween, here’s the perfect pair of boots to help you save the world in style.

Luichiny Women’s Hear Row Boot

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Fight crime while looking fierce in this hot boot. Pair it with your Halloween costume, and wear it though the cold weather months over leggings, skinny jeans or with a skirt.


If you’re dressing as the hammer-wielding Thor of Asgard, you need a rugged boot that’s stylish and durable – suitable for standing up to a day of saving Earth from evil brother Loki. It doesn’t hurt to go with a style you’ll be able to wear with jeans later as well.

Clarks Men’s Medway Track Boot

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This boot balances “tough-guy” looks with Clarks’ signature comfort. Featuring leather and mesh lining and an impact-absorbing OrthoLite® footbed, the Medway Track boot is a must-have for every action hero!

Leading Ladies & Gentlemen

Movie and TV characters are always a popular choice when choosing a costume for Halloween. These courageous leading ladies are going to be everywhere this year.

Katniss Everdeen

The Hunger Games was one of the highest grossing films of 2012. There’s no doubt that this famous Tribute will be one of the sought-after costumes of the year.

Volatile Preakness Boot

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This durable boot features elastic-gored side panels for a comfy, custom fit. It will look great with your Katniss costume, and over your favorite jeans and leggings this winter.

Snow White

Another hit film this past summer was Snow White and the Huntsman, starring Kristen Stewart, Charlize Theron and Chris Hemsworth. As far as popular movie protagonists go, Stewart’s take on the classic fairy tale character will definitely be a popular costume choice for 2012.

Cliffs By White Mountain Women’s Freewill Boot

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You’ll be the “fairest one of all” – and the fiercest in this chic boot. The just-right 1″ heel is perfect for taking on the evil queen Ravenna, and for rocking the cold weather months in style.

Rick Grimes

With the season 3 premiere of AMC’s The Walking Dead just a week away, there’s no doubt you’re going to see this zombie-fighting tough guy out and about this Halloween!

Eastland Men’s Daily Double Boot

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Fighting zombies is hard work – so go ahead and do it in comfort and style! This boot features elastic side gores for a great fit, and will look good with your favorite jeans.

Men In Black

We saw the return of Agents J. and K. this spring in Men in Black 3. You are going to need a sleek oxford to pull off their cool look.

Kenneth Cole Reaction Men’s Have A Mint Oxford

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This cap-toe oxford is all cool – all the time. It’s a great choice to complete your alien crime-fighting attire and just as sleek for your office or evening look as well.

Bewitching Shoes For Classic Costumes

If a traditional costume is more your thing, read on to see my spook-tacular footwear picks! 🙂

Witches, Warlocks & Vampires – Oh My!

When it comes to Halloween, you can’t beat the classic witch costume. And with the right shoes, you can fly in to those costume parties looking fierce.

Vince Camuto Women’s Kain Pump

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A great pair of pointed toe pumps is the essential final ingredient for the perfect Halloween style potion. Classic and refined, the Kain pump will work well with your office attire well after October 31st.

Kenneth Cole Reaction Men’s On The Dot Oxford

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Whether you’re going as an evil warlock/sorcerer, or as a classic vampire, (like Dracula – not the sparkling, brooding kind), this upscale oxford is sure to cast the right style spell.


Western boots are much more versatile than many realize. And nowadays, there’s countless ways to rock the classic style. If your costume is taking you into the Wild West, here’s the perfect boots for you!

Madden Girl Women’s Snappiee Boot

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Instant style is yours in this chic Western boot. Wear it with your Country Girl costume, and pair it with skinnies or a ruffled skirt for a fun style twist.

Cool Kids’ Shoes For Halloween

Trick-or-Treating is serious business. Your little ones need to be able to walk from house-to-house in comfort as they collect their candy. Here are a couple of cute shoes you and your children will love!

Marvel Boys’ Batman (Toddler)

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If he’s dressing as his favorite caped crusader this year, give him the cool shoes to match! This shoe features a hook-and-loop strap and bungee laces for a snug-yet-comfy fit. And I’m sure he’ll get a lot of use out of them after Halloween as well. They’re just super cool!

Jessica Simpson Girls’ Marissa Boot (Toddler-Youth)

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Does your little girl love all things Country? This cute boot is just what you need to complete her cowgirl look. It features embroidered floral embellishments, and a side zipper for easy on/of. A durable rubber sole will stand up to hours of Trick-or-Treating fun, and well beyond.

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