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We're halfway through October, which means it's time to peer into the multitude of Ricky's Halloween pop-up shops and discover what polyestered bounty awaits. Sure, there are always the usual staples—sexy nurses, aggressively unsexy clowns, lame puns personified—along with a few references to the most visible pop cultural happenings of the past twelve months (Frozen is a favorite this year).
But because so much of what Ricky's Halloween stores sell can be qualified as "um, what are you, even?" we decided to analyze some of the chain's more ambiguous looks. Here are 12 inexplicable Ricky's costumes, explained.
Ricky's name: Premium Rabbit White Costume
Actual name: Actual Plushie Who Just Happened to Forget That It's Halloween
Ricky's name: Adult Ice Queen Sexy Costume
Actual name: Elsa from Frozen, According to Someone Who Has Never Seen Frozen
Ricky's name: Adult Haute Hare Sexy Costume
Actual name: Woman Struggling to Explain How Her Sexy Bunny Costume Is Actually An Ironic Appropriation of a Sexy Halloween Costumes
Ricky's name: Big Top Clown Unisex Costume
Actual name: Couple Taking Extreme Stance Against Sexy Costumes
Ricky's name: The Shocker Costume for Men
Actual name: The Worst Human You Will Ever Meet In Your Entire Life
· Ten Truly Inexplicable "Sexy" Costumes at Ricky's [Racked NY]
· How Many Ricky's NYC Store Can You Shop In a Single Day? [Racked NY]
· It Came From Ricky's [Racked NY]