Our ancestors believed that on October 31 the boundaries between the worlds of the living and the dead overlapped and the deceased would come back to life and wreck havoc in the living world, so masks and costumes were worn in an attempt to mimic the evil spirits or appease them.
So with old Hallows eve almost upon us, we thought it fitting to share some outfit ideas if you are looking for a way to cradle this emerging custom then take a look at these inspiring outfit ideas:
Or if you are a fan of the sallow walking dead complexion of zombies, you are in for a real treat with shredded trousers, torn shirts and ripped skirts and skulls.
For the blokes we have selected our best selling items to help you create your look:
Tee: St Leventius Remains
Trousers: Black Bondage by Dead Threads
For more visit www.the-gothic-shop.co.uk
**Additional Information from:Halloween History http://www.halloweenhistory.org/