The most current Halloween costume of the season will have you wondering: Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson?
Lingerie and costume retailer 3Wishes has released its latest Halloween costumes, one of which is a tribute to vaccines. The Simple Costume – Titled “Sexy Vaccine Costume” – has a nude mini dress next to a spray style headband.
3Wishes CMO and co-founder Sarah Chamberlain tells Yahoo Life that the costume was developed in August during a brainstorming session about unusual Halloween costumes.
“We wanted to make the costume as simple and wearable as possible,” she says. “We ended up with the naked dress because it can be interpreted as an arm with the vaccine in it. It’s a bit obscure, but instantly recognizable.”
While it’s not exactly stated in the item description that this costume is COVID-19 related, Chamberlain says it was inspired by the life-saving vaccines created to fight the pandemic. It was the talk about the vaccines that made the company want to take this approach to the costume.
“We take the pandemic very seriously, of course, but because everything is so divisive, we think adding a little humor can lighten the mood,” she explains. “The pandemic itself is a very serious and heartbreaking situation and we don’t want to insinuate that it isn’t. People feel very strongly about the vaccine and we thought this could be a more light-hearted way for partygoers to pay tribute where we are.” have had to deal with in the past year and a half.”
Unlike the COVID-19 vaccines, which are free, this costume will cost you $55.95.
For those who are afraid of needles but want something on time, there is also the option to try 3Wishes’s”Sexy Billionaire Spaceman Costumeat your next Halloween party. The costume, featuring a blue spacesuit and a cowboy hat, is a reference to Jeff Bezos and his extraordinarily wealthy peers’ recent travels to space.
Although cheaper than a ticket to space, this costume costs $74.95.
When considering whether or not the sexy vaccine costume is in good taste, you may want to put it over a naughty nurse costume. Many nurses have balked at the popular Halloween costume because it perpetuates harmful stereotypes of the profession — something important to avoid as nurses continue to fight on the front lines during the pandemic.
“Nurses are presented, grabbed, and sexually abused, in large part because the ‘naughty nurse’ image presents nurses as sex sweets that hospitals offer, as if sexual services were something we provide,” Sandy Summers, a registered nurse who is the executive director of the organization for advocacy of nurses the truth about nursing, recently told Yahoo Life.
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