#MakeHerAMAKER: MAKERS Celebrates Halloween

#MakeHerAMAKER: MAKERS Celebrates Halloween


Oct 13, 2015

We tell our daughters they can be anything they want to be ... except on Halloween.

Women today have more roles available to them than ever before — doctors, lawyers, astronauts, CEOs, even Presidents — but when it comes to Halloween costumes, their options are far more limited.

Despite the tremendous progress women have made over the past fifty years, the costumes that are most readily available for our next generation of leaders do not reflect the times we live in: Boys have a seemingly endless choice of strong, powerful figures to choose from, while girls' costumes are limited to characters like Snow White, Cinderella, and "Elegant Toddler Bride."

So if your daughter wants to be a firefighter, a police officer, or an athlete this year, you'll have to check the boy's costume section ... or learn how to sew.

Young girls (and their parents) need more choices this Halloween and, with that in mind, we reimagined Halloween costumes — MAKERS style. These costumes in the gallery above celebrate the heroic, groundbreaking women of MAKERS.

Check out our costumes and tell us, who are you going to be this Halloween?

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