Costume Craze ; Girl Pirate: Keep up with all Lindsay's posts by following her on Facebook and Twitter. Costume Express ; Tween Pirate Costume: While the child's Little Miss Muffet costume is totally adorable, the tween version will barely cover your girl's tuffet. I've been writing about inappropriately sexy tween and teen Halloween costumes for years, but now that my daughter is actually old enough to wear some of them, the subject really hit home -- particularly when I began comparing the child and tween versions side by side. In years past, her wishes to dress as a witch or mermaid or princess were pretty easy to fulfill.
So moms and dads, can we just all stop this right now?
Halloween Costumes ; Tween Leopard Costume: Spirit Halloween ; Child Leopard Costume: Costume Craze ; Country Girl: Ten- and year-old girls, on the other hand, have no real comprehension of the message they're sending when they put on a sexy Halloween costume. By wearing it, they become players in a game that they're absolutely not ready in any way to play. Halloween Costumes ; Tween Cleopatra Costume: I believe that it's normal for teen girls to want to experiment with dressing provocatively, and Halloween is a prime opportunity for them to try to get away with it.