You don’t have to wait for Christmas to get something for your man. In fact, you don’t need a reason to give out gifts to those who deserve and need one most. But since it’s the season of scaring, why not get your husband or boyfriend a Halloween gift basket with all the treats and maybe some tricks, as well. Here are some spooky Halloween gift ideas for him.
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If you have plans to go to parties, couple costumes would be brilliant Halloween gift ideas. This way, your man would to have to worry about finding the right costume.
With Joker getting rave reviews and Birds of Prey set for an early 2020 release, it seems logical to go as Joker and Harley Quinn in this year’s Halloween party.
There are two ways you can do the Joker look. Either go with the currently popular Joaquin Phoenix look or go old school with a Jack Nicholson or Heath Ledger version. Forget about the disastrous Suicide Squad Joker unless you want to creep out everybody at the party.
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Check out the Joker outfits over at Halloween Costumes. They have all the versions including the Grand Heritage DC Comics The Joker Costume from The Dark Knight. This set includes a 100% polyester long purple poplin jacket with red satin lining, buttons and faux pocket flaps. The gray shirt comes with a geometric print and buttons while the green vest has a satin back and lining a well as some buttons. Completing the look are a purple pinstripe pants, a green and brown wig, a gold necktie, and a makeup kit with scar prosthetic.
The Joker costume from the Joaquin Phoenix starrer is made up of 100% polyester burgundy suit jacket and pants, orange vest, green dress shirt, and a green wig. All you need now is some make-up and a sad, really sad back story.
Harley Quinn Costume
As for the former Dr. Harleen Quinzel, Margot Robbie’s version is pretty popular though the classic black and red jester costume is always a hit.
The Harley Quinn Women’s Costume set from Halloween Costumes consists of black and red velour jumpsuit made of 90% polyester and 10% spandex. There’s a zipper at the back for easier access. There’s also the stuffed jester headpiece with white pom poms, a couple of boot covers with elastic bands, a pair of black and red gloves, and a black polyfoam eye mask.
The Women’s Suicide Squad Deluxe Harley Quinn Costume by Rubie’s is made up of a pull-over jacket with an attached “Daddy’s Lil Monster” shirt, pair of short sequin shorts with fishnet tights attached, and a belt with diamond shaped buckle.
Before we head on to the spookier Halloween gift ideas for him, how about something cute that any man will find funny. As kids, many were likely terrified or at least curious about some mysterious beings and terrifying creatures.
Now, you can stare down your childhood fears by literally staring down at your feet. The Bigfoot Men’s Crew Socks, for example, are perfect for those obsessed with the sasquatch. There have been a number of Big Foot sightings yet none were conclusive enough to prove that this abominable creature actually existed. These socks, made of 70% cotton, 27% nylon, and 3% spandex, are the next best thing.
Another pair that will satisfy your appetite for the strange is the “I’m A Believer” Men’s Crew Socks. This olive green and black one comes with a pattern of aliens, the Loch Ness monster, and Big Foot.
You don’t have to settle for a pair or two, though. Always Fits will give you a dollar off the total price if you get 5 pairs of these Socksmith socks. Purchase 10 pairs and you get $2 off while $3 is deducted when you buy 15 pairs.
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Mademark Rick and Morty vs Toxic Rick and Morty T-Shirt
Who doesn’t love Rick and Morty? If you’re an avid fan of the animated TV series, you probably know that Rick and Morty once had all the cognitive toxins removed on a trip to an intergalactic day spa. These toxins became Toxic Rick and Toxic Morty.
A world where you have to fight an evil version is something you’ll often see in sci-fi and horror flicks. That makes these kinds of shirts worthy Halloween gift ideas you should be considering. Plus, it’s Rick and Morty. Everybody loves them.
The classic episode is now immortalized in this lightweight, classic fit T-shirt by Mademark. The solid-colored T-shirt is made of 100% pre-shrunk cotton. The heather grey is 90% cotton and 10% polyester while the denim heather is 50% cotton and 50% polyester.
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark – Three Books to Chill Your Bones
Help your man be the star of campfire storytelling with a book of horror stories as a Halloween gift. The popular Scary Stories books contain some of the scariest horror stories ever. In fact, they’re so terrifying that it is now a movie. If you haven’t read any of these books yet, take a glimpse at the film adaptation’s trailer to get an idea how bloodcurdling the stories are. Just make sure you’re not alone when you do.
These disturbing tales were collected and retold by Alvin Schwartz while Stephen Gammell contributed the brilliant artwork. The Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark – Three Books to Chill Your Bones is a 368-page jacketed hardcover, which includes all the original books in one volume. The three books are Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark and Scary Stories 3: More Tales to Chill Your Bones.
The Corleone Family Cookbook
Admit it. When you saw the bloody horse’s head in bed, you were so spooked out that you can’t shake off the gruesome image when you’re in your own bed. The fact that a real horse head was used in the iconic scene from The Godfather, makes it even more disturbing. The horse was scheduled to die at a dog food manufacturer so that lessens the gore factor a bit.
That scene is enough reason why The Corleone Family Cookbook would make a great Halloween present for your man. First of all, any man knows The Godfather, Don Corleone, and his family. The few who are clueless deserve to swim with the fishes. Second, the Corleones know a good dish when they see one. And we’re not just talking about revenge being served cold.
This cookbook by Liliana Battle, all 75 recipes and 208 pages, is definitely worth the space in his kitchen or bookshelf. What with all the delectable Italian recipes such as pastas, meatballs, sauces, desserts and lots of other Corleone favorites.
What Would Skeletor Do? Book – Diabolical Ways to Master the Universe
A few may agree that books make for great Halloween gift ideas. But if that book has a purple beefcake with a yellow skull for a head on the cover, then your guy will probably be grinning with delight.
Skeletor may not be the Master of the Universe but he’s no doubt the master of brutal insults and evil “Myah” laughs. Many of his sarcastic quips made it to the What Would Skeletor Do? Book – Diabolical Ways to Master the Universe. Click the video link below to get a sample of Skeletor’s words of wisdom.
The book is reminiscent of a set of popular memes known as “Inspirational Skeletor” in which screenshots from the 80s cartoon featuring villain were combined with inspirational quotes and wise pieces of advice.
Handbook for the Recently Deceased Beetle Juice Journal
Anything made by Tim Burton is expected to be on the creepy side. His 1988 cult classic, Beetlejuice, is exactly that. If you’ve seen the movie, you’re probably familiar with the Handbook for the Recently Deceased.
As it turns out, you don’t have to be recently deceased to get your hands on a journal that looks like the strange yet awesome book. The deluxe journal boasts of sturdy construction with sewn binding. The acid-free pages are made of high quality heavy stock paper and come with 192 lines each. The 8.5 x 5.5 inch hardcover journal also has a ribbon placeholder, elastic closure, and a back pocket.
These Halloween gift ideas are not limited to Halloween, of course. If your gift doesn’t make it on time since it’s just a few days before Halloween, you can keep it and give it on Christmas instead. Or just give it whenever it arrives.
Follow Gentleman Pirate Club for more gift ideas. There are quite a number of lists detailing some great gifts for different occasions.