With Halloween just two weeks away, it’s getting to be that time when trick-or-treaters and party-goers have to figure out what to wear. Sure, there are the standards, like vampires and pirates. But in 2021, the most popular costume in California is Squid Game, according to Google Trends data.
Specifically, it’s the jumpsuits worn in the wildly popular Netflix show about a group of desperate and in debt people in South Korea who compete in a deadly game.
California is one of nine states where Squid Game is most popular, but other parts of the country have different favorites. A witch costume is most popular in 19 states, followed by princess, which is most popular in 10 states, according to an analysis of Halloween costume Google Trends data for 50 states conducted by the web site fathermag.com.
Cruella and dinosaur rounded out the top five most popular costumes this year.