Legend and folklore describe the fairy as being a supernatural creature with magical powers. With a fairy costume, you too can show off a little Halloween magic. Most people are surprised to learn that the term “fairy” is actually from the Latin root for the word “fate.” While the origins of fairies is not exactly clear, they are generally associated with the forest and are thought of as being imbued with powerful magic.
Poems and literature are littered with references and tributes to fairies. Celtic beliefs say that the fairies were a real race of people who were driven to the “Otherworld” to escape from mankind. This all, of course, adds up to a perfect source for Halloween costumes! It should come as no surprise that mysterious, magical creatures would make their appearance come Halloween time. As a result, fairy Halloween costumes are quite popular, especially with women and girls. There are adult fairy costumes and a great deal of child fairy costumes.
Since fairies are thought of as being beautiful, it should not shock us that many people would think that a fairy Halloween costume would be the ideal choice for Halloween. Fairy costumes and fairy tale costumes are a popular mainstay of Halloween and have been for quite some time.
The number of super cute fairy costumes for little girls will probably stun any parent who has a child that wants to wear a child fairy costume for Halloween. There are so many child fairy costumes and they are all pretty and delightful. Most have ruffled or silky skirts, wings and, of course, what would a fairy costume be without a magic wand?