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Halloween in Berlin 2014

Hey Folks

Halloween is coming. For those who do not know, October 31st is the day that (mostly) Americans celebrate Halloween. This is my favorite holiday by far. I was never able to celebrate this as a child, because my Mother was very religious, and forced my siblings and I to celebrate “All Saint’s Eve,” which is the Christian answer to this holiday. I will not go into the specifics or the history of the holiday, but for those looking to celebrate, I wanted to list some of places that one can buy a costume for whatever party you may find yourself to be. I didn’t have pictures of some of the places, so I am going to show some examples of my costumes over the years of being in Berlin. Warning: I am more into “sexy Halloween” than scary Halloween.

1. Dekogerberlin

This is located in Kreuzeberg. I do not recall going there on my endless quests in the past to find decorations. I used to have parties when I was in my previous relationship, but now I have to celebrate outside. This place seems to have something for everyone, and they have delivery. I am absolutely paranoid about shipping, so I would suggest going down to visit the store.

Yorckstraße 43
10965 Berlin
Germany
http://www.dekolagerberlin.de/index.php

I dressed as a bumble bee. This was in Los Angeles. I would not dare wear this in Berlin unless I had a male escort and pepper spray. LOL

I dressed as a bumble bee. This was in Los Angeles. I would not dare wear this in Berlin unless I had a male escort and pepper spray. LOL

2. Mask World

This place is really popular, and of course, really expensive. This is located in Mitte, and it is always packed close to Halloween. If you want to spend some major coin, you could find a nice costume. I found it to be quite pricey, and the selection in store was small, compared to their website. I am guessing this is just based on space, and me going at the last minute to find stuff.

Hackescher Markt at Oranienburger Str. 86a.
http://www.maskworld.com/english

This costume was my version of a character from coming to America. I could not find a better picture of me in it. Sorry

This costume was my version of a character from coming to America. I could not find a better picture of me in it. Sorry

3. Karneval Megastore

I could not find the location from the store, but the selection looks quite awesome. This is primarily a store for German Carnival, but they have a separate section just for Halloween.

http://www.karneval-megastore.de/html/index.php

This was my outfit for my first year in Berlin. I was just a 70's girl. I called myself foxy brown.

This was my outfit for my first year in Berlin. I was just a 70’s girl. I called myself foxy brown.

4. Kreativ Ampel

This shop is located in Friedrichshain, and will be open late as the holiday approaches for those still looking.

http://www.kreativampel.de/

This was my outfit for 2013. I was the devil, and my ex was a priest. We thought it was funny. I decided to tone it down a bit since we were going outside.

This was my outfit for 2013. I was the devil, and my ex was a priest. We thought it was funny. I decided to tone it down a bit since we were going outside.

These stores should be a good start to find something you are looking for. This year, I am trying to go as Cleopatra. I have most of the ideas in my head, but I have to find a party to go to… this is the hard part. Halloween is still catching on here in Germany, but there will be a few parties.

  • salathiel

    I have loved your outfit over the years waiting too see 2014..

    • kimnberlin

      Yeah.. I hope that I can get it together in time for it.

  • Dai

    Great photos. Love the 1970s one most of all.