Having trouble coming up with a Halloween costume? Check out Google’s ‘Frightgeist’ for ideas

(Image: Frightgeist.withgoogle.com)

(Image: Frightgeist.withgoogle.com)

The top Halloween costumes probably won’t surprise you — most are classic choices or have been featured in big-budget Hollywood movies during recent months.

‘Google Frightgeist’ reveals the top trending costumes both nationally and locally. You can check it out to see what’s popular in your area.

Harley Quinn, the Joker and Superhero are the top 3 in the nation.  Here in north Alabama, the top trending costumes are:

  1. Harley Quinn
  2. Star Wars
  3. Pirate
  4. Batgirl
  5. Clown

If you’re having trouble deciding on a costume, you can also use the Frightgeist tool’s ‘Costume Wizard’ to help you come up with an idea.  It’s based on a few factors, depending on what you choose for Spookiness Level, Style (classic vs. modern), Trend Meter and Uniqueness.