According to Google’s very cool Fright Geist trendspotting tool, pirate costumes are one of the most searched-for costumes for Halloween 2015. Pirate costumes are a perennial favorite, since they can be customized with ease, and also make for a great group costume theme. And with Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales due out in 2017, we expect that you’ll be able to get a lot of mileage out of a pirate Halloween costume. We’ve rounded up the best pirate Halloween costumes for men, women, and kids. Our list includes costumes to fit both standard and plus/big and tall sizes. At the time of publication, all costumes listed below were in stock, and available to be rush-shipped in time for Halloween. Read on to see our favorite styles, or browse even more cool pirate Halloween costumes here. You can also peruse all the coolest Halloween costumes we love in our Halloween section.
1. Best Pirate Halloween Costume for Men: Rubie’s Costume Grand Heritage Collection Deluxe Caribbean Pirate Costume
One of the most popular types of pirate costumes is a look inspired by Captain Jack Sparrow. This cool costume is a little on the expensive side, but it’s definitely worth the investment. The higher-quality of this costume means you’ll be warmer, and have a costume that is built to last. Layered effects and thicker fabrics make this costume look professional. This costume fits men with chests up to 42 inches. The deluxe pirate costume comes complete with hat, sash, boot tops and jacket with attached vest and shirt. You can upgrade the costume with a cool wig or awesome swashbuckling sword. With another Pirates of the Caribbean movie due out in a couple of years, this is a costume that will stay cool and relevant long after you’ve purchased it.
Price: $103.50 – $199.99, depending on size selected
2. Best Pirate Halloween Costume for Women: California Costumes Women’s Eye Candy Spanish Pirate Adult
There are lots of sexy pirate costumes for women out there, and we had a hard time picking just one. This particular style won out over the competition because of its superior styling. This pirate costume has lots of luxe details that make it feel cooler than other costumes. Boots and sword are not included, so make sure to pick them up if you want to complete the look. The costume only includes the dress, hat with feather, sleeves, belt, and pirate pouch. You may also want to grab a ruffled petticoat skirt, to give the dress some extra volume.
Price: $28.99 – $101.24, depending on size selected
3. Best Pirate Halloween Costume for Boys: Ahoy Matey Boy’s Costume
Need a cute pirate costume for your son? This charming outfit is perfect for taking your toddler out for a night of trick or treating. Need a larger size, or an alternate look? Browse more boy’s Halloween costumes here.
Price: $9.90 – $59.41, depending on size selected
4. Best Pirate Halloween Costume for Girls: Rubie’s Let’s Pretend Princess of the Seas Costume
This cute costume is available in sizes that fit girls from size 4-14. The costume features a red and gold shirt, with attached belt and a skirt. Other pirate costumes for girls can be viewed here.
Price: $15.41 (52 percent off MSRP)
5. Best Plus-Size Pirate Halloween Costumes
For plus-sized ladies and husky guys, it can be hard to find a Halloween costume. These two pirate costumes are designed to fit those with larger frames. Whether you’re super tall, or just a little curvy, these looks should work for you. Still can’t find that perfect look? Browse even more cool pirate Halloween costumes here.
Price: $122-$126.43, depending on style selected