It’s understandable to cringe at the idea of shelling out money year after year for a costume (however adorable) they’ll wear only once—so we’ve searched high and low for costumes that will get tons of play, even after Halloween has come and gone. Whether it becomes a treasured staple in his dress-up box or her go-to outfit for a trip to the grocery store, this collection of hoodies, gowns, hats, and wings will surely be worn to shreds by the time your kid grows out of them. Flip through the album below to see them all.

The Dark Side (of Bedtime)

Gap’s classic pajamas have now gone to the dark side. This screen printed set will delight your most loyal Star Wars fan year-round. Made of cotton knit with an elasticized waistband, they’re also super comfy.

Sizes: 6 months - 5 years.

Available at, $21.

Will you try to pick something that’ll go the distance? Share with us in a Comment below.

— Katie Brown

Editor’s Note: All items were available for purchase at the time of publication.

All images courtesy retailers.