You see the bags of candy in stores and jack-o’-lanterns on your neighbor’s stoops — Halloween time is upon us! Scary movies and spooky decorations aside, is there anything more terrifying than desperately digging for any passable costume at a Spirit or Halloween City on the day of the actual holiday? Ahhhh!!
Good news: it’s not too late. Here’s a selection of almost 20 costumes to not only outfit yourself, but every member of the family — dogs and cats included.
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From a happy reviewer:
“The spider legs are great, the little cape is good love that it is Velcro instead of a tie, the bat wings were bigger than I expected (I know there is a diagram with measurements I could have paid attention to) and made of I think thick felt material. I think this set is worth the price, three small animals got a great Halloween costumes this year”
A reviewer that chose the Winnie the Poo options:
“Purchased size Medium for both my doggies! So adorable! Eeyore is 15lbs & Piglet is 18lbs. The shirt was very snug on Piglet with her barrel chest- probably could have sized up to a Large for a more comfy fit. Both headpieces had to be tightened as tight as possible to stay put! Ears are floppy & don’t stay up… just gotta deal with that 👍”
This reviewer was satisfied with this costume’s quality:
“This is well made and so cute. Sizes are great for larger dogs and even more slender little guys like mine. Elliott is a yorkie mix (he’s a little bigger than a normal yorkie, weighing in at 9.2 pounds) and a size small fits him a bit loosely. I think he can still grow into it a little more, or at least fill it out, since he’s only a puppy. The harness is very secure and even when it isn’t snug on your dog, it won’t fail you in terms of security because of the design. Great buy!”
A reviewer was happy about the accuracy of the size chart.
“Great Costume, ordered by size chart and it fit perfectly. Our dog is 38lbs and we ordered the XL she has a large chest and is longer bodied. It’s amply sized. I believe it would fit a slightly larger dog without an issue. Best advice is use the size chart and measure because your dog may wear a different size than other manufacturers.”
A reviewer loves the child-proofness of this costume:
“My toddler looked adorable in this on Halloween! What’s great is that it is totally washable so after it got super icky from the lollipop my toddler sucked on while trick or treating, I tossed it into the wash and it came out looking like new. Very cute costume!”
This reviewer got lots of compliments:
“My daughter wore this for trick or treating and it got her a lot of compliments. People said it looked hand made. It’s very cute and warm , which as a midwestern is a win for Halloween ! I’d recommend this. I will say though that if your baby/toddler doesn’t like wearing hats or bows, she will definitely take the hat off lol”
A reviewer loved the look but has a comment on sizing:
“I ordered this for my daughter who is 9 months and it was very long for her! She is in 90th % for height and 75th % for weight so I’d say it runs large moreso than she is just small because it’s the length that was off not the overall fit of the costume. Otherwise super cute and soft, easy to put on!”
This reviewer was impressed by the quality:
“I am honestly in shock of how nice this is. I was expecting for it to be more flat and not as vibrant but it’s not! It’s nice and puffy from the bottom and the colors look so nice. It’s also not thin so it’s a nice material. My daughter looks so cute in it and I can’t wait to take her trick or treating. The only thing that kinda dissapointed me was the bow. It’s just to heavy. Plus my daughter is not a fan of headbands but I will be cutting it out and gluing it onto a clip for her”
A reviewer’s daughter is a BIG fan:
“My daughter LOVES them. They are a little long, she is right around 44 or 45 inches tall and the bottom black part with the white circle is on the ground. Nicely made. I will probably tie the wings loose around her neck and then anchor with a safety pin to her shirt so she is not “choked” by the tie constantly on her throat or have to worry about it coming undone during trick-or-treating. Silly me didn’t realize the antennae and a mask came with, so that was a sweet bonus for us!”
This reviewer was impressed by the quality:
“This costume is very nice. It’s not one of the cheaply made, flimsy costumes that you expect to get at this price point. My grandson was absolutely thrilled with it. The overall fit was great. The legs were a little long, but that’s kind of hard to gauge with kids in that age group. They can be easily tucked in anyway. The helmet was great too! Even though it was plastic, which was good because it wasn’t too heavy, it was just heavy enough. It was easy to assemble and the face shield moved up and down easily. I would highly recommend this costume.”
This reviewer would buy again:
“So I purchased this for my one and a half year old grandson. Finding stuff for boys to play dress up in is difficult. Don’t get me wrong my granddaughter loved them too, she is 4. They are truly made for any child. But I wanted something kinda focused on him specifically, because she has all kinds of costumes. He absolutely loved them especially the Firefighter outfit, he runs around in that all the time. I was really surprised at the quality and sturdiness of them. Usually these type of items are poorly made but not these. I was impressed with the Firefighter (the hat was awesome too) and doctor outfits (the accessories were pretty great). The police outfit was ok, unfortunately nothing to much to brag about. The material seemed a bit different than the others. But again, it’s going to be for a young child and they will not be to worried about any of that. So allow them to have fun and enjoy.”
A reviewer regrets not buying one for himself:
” I bought this for my son for halloween camping last weekend. My baby has glow in the dark pjs but I had a really hard time finding some for large boys. Decided to get this onsie jogger in 2 sizes up so he could wear it for a few years. Because its like sweats it looks good baggy and I know he can get more use out of it since its only used one month out of the year. It was cold at night but said he was very snuggly in it. I like the glow in the dark stuff cause I can see my kids easily at night. My only regret is I did not get one for myself. It looks like there are all sorts of sizes for men and women so many we can all match as a family next year now that I know the quality is good.”
This reviewer got what they expected:
“Not great quality but didn’t expect much for Halloween. Did the trick with some minor alterations”
An amazon reviewer was pleasantly suprised:
“The material is so soft and durable! The head piece was a little big, but it looked absolutely adorable! We received many compliments! I was able to layer the costume with a solid black onesie and tights to keep warm in cold weather.”
A reviewer liked how it looked, but had some troubles:
“Great outfit. I am a stripper and thought outfit was cute,I bought it and it is cute great fit but it is hard to take off and on on stage and hard to get out of to go to bathroom. Zipper in back so makes things hard. The belt has already got stuck so buy Kruse a different belt. The seller got size right and came fast order was correct (came fast becuz I’m a prime member but bought leggings sepratebut they came together so great exprince with seller and great outfit like it. I got many complements from co workers and customers my first night I made 175$ off this outfit and paid 40 in total I highly recommend”
This reviewer loved the fit:
“Well to start she is super flattering, and good quality. I’m 5’6 and 135 lbs, i got a small/medium and it fit just how i was hoping it would. Fair warning apparently my butt is larger than the models because she is cheekier than i anticipated. But all the same still so cute. Not to fond of the gloves but they fit and were good quality. I also purchased red fishnets to go with it really completes the look. Highly recommend.”
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