Anyone who has visited a costume store around Halloween has seen these unlicensed costumes sporting ridiculously vague titles and low price tags. They're a godsend when throwing together a last minute costume, and good for a cheap laugh while browsing online costume sites.
But what's with the deceptive titles? Can't we call a Caribbean Buccaneer a Pirate of the Caribbean instead? And who do they think they're fooling with those tired old Hollywood Starlet and British Sleuth tags? That's Sherlock Holmes and Marilyn Monroe!