Finding suitable costumes for 'Tween-age girls, those "tweeners," is a difficult niche.
For girls under age 9, there are a wide range of costumes for halloween.
But, the tween-age-girl - between 10 and 12 years old- there used to be fewer choices.
The Tweenage costume market has exploded.
Pre-teen girls, age 10, 11 and 12 years old. always like the traditional costumes such as Dorothy from Wizard of Oz. Medieval and Disney-related characters are also a favorite among girls.
Pre-teenage girls also like costumes of their favorite TV or movie celebrity. But, to emulate their older siblings, gothic costumes are becoming a fashion statement.
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Comic book characters
Some tom-boyish girls would be happy with the Spider-Girl costumes from the Marvel® comic books This outfit includes a blue and red character bodysuit with Black spider accent and webbing, and a deluxe spider-jeweled vinyl eye-mask.
This costume (above) is an officially licensed Spider-Girl® costume and is also available in teen and adult sizes. See this Spider-Girl Pre-Teen Costume from BuyCostumes.
Wizard of Oz Dorothy
This deluxe child Dorothy costume includes a white and blue gingham deluxe dress with attached lace trimmed petticoat and a single hair bow (may differ from image and packaging).
Toto in Basket and Ruby Slippers sold separately. This is an officially licensed Wizard of Oz Dorothy costume from BuyCostumes.com.
The Disney Faeries Tinker Bell Tween/Teen Costume,an officially licensed Disney costume, includes a green top with a Tinker Bell emblem. The costume also has a green petal style skirt and detachable wings.
The Tinker Bell costume is available in Tween/Teen Sizes: Tween (14-16) from BuyCostumes.
Honey Queen Bee stills reign
The very popular
Sweet As Honey Tween Costume has a black and yellow striped drop-waist dress with lace tutu skirt, delicate golden wings, fuzzy black antennae and solid black leggings.
Accessories lile the Honey Pot Purse, shoes and glitter make up is available.
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Top Tween Girls Costumes from BuyCostumes.com
One of the largest online costume retailers, BuyCostumes.com, has posted their choices of top 2011 pre-teenage and teen age girl costume ideas.