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 Classic Cloak

Your child’s imagination calls the shots with this versatile hooded cloak: wizard? Check. Red Riding Hood? Check. Hobbit? Check! And for those sub-zero temperature days when she flat-out refuses to put on her jacket, you can count on this velour cloak to keep her warm.

Colors: teal, dark pink, blue, and rose

Available at, $34.98.

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.