Wednesday, October 1, 2014

25 Babywearing Costume Ideas (That won't make you look like a Racist Asshole)

It's that time of year again, when babywearers everywhere take to google and pinterest and innocently type "babywearing halloween costume" into all-knowing boxes, in hopes of incorporating their baby and their baby carrier into an adorable and/or hilarious halloween costume.

Many of them, likely unknowingly, will settle on seemingly easy or authentic ideas that appropriate other races or cultures. (Don't know what cultural appropriation is? Start Here.) Ideas like "Indian and Papoose" (see also "Sacajawea" or "Pocahontas"), "Traditional African", "Eskimos", "Geisha and Dragon", or "Babushka Dolls" (alright, that one might be a stretch) will catch the eye of well-meaning white mothers all across America. (Not sure if your costume idea is racist? Start Here.)

So, without further ado, here are 25 Babywearing Costume ideas that WON'T make you look like a racist asshole this Halloween.

1. Aviators

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2. Bee & Beekeeper

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3. Flower and Gardener

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4. Garbage Collector & Trash Can

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5. Kangaroos

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6. Max and his Boat

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7. Monkey in a Tree

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8. Owl in a Tree

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9. Movie Popcorn & Concession Worker

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10. The Itsy Bitsy Spider Crawling Up the Water Spout

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11. Spider and Web

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12. Two-Headed Monster

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13. Zombies

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14. Bee and Flower

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15. Chick in Eggshell

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16. Cookie Monster with Cookies and Milk

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17. Curious George and The Man with the Yellow Hat

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18. E.T. and Elliot

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19. Princess Leia with Ewok

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20. Luke Skywalker with Yoda

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21. Octopus

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22. Oscar the Grouch in Garbage Can

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23. Pirate & Parrot

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24. Luigi (pretend he has bibs and green hat, m'kay?) and 1-up Mushroom

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25. Whatever this Amazingness is called

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A few additional ideas that I couldn't readily find photos for include:

  • Dorothy & Toto
  • Mummies
  • Skeleton
  • Mermaid and Fish
  • Horse and Jockey
  • Dora and Boots
  • Frog and Fly
  • Alice and the Cheshire Cat
  • Skeletons
  • Boat and Barnacle
And there you have at it. At least 35 baby wearing costumes that won't appropriate or disrespect another race or culture. The unoffensive, non-problematic possibilities are virtually endless!

Have an idea that's not on my list? Let's hear it! Have a photo of your own creative babywearing costume? Share it!

Remember friends, this Halloween: have fun, be safe, and don't be a dick. 


  1. Well, not necessarily specific to wearing a baby, but we'll be Betty and Bam Bam (stuffed fabric club!!) Although to stay true to the story, he should wear me!

  2. I believe that the Amazingness in #25 is the yellow robotic suit from Aliens.

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