The biggest dress-up play day of the year inches closer and those costumes won’t mail (or sew!) themselves. In case your child hasn’t already set their heart on one particular Halloween costume or character, we’re sharing a handful of our favorite ideas for fun (and adorable) kids’ costumes we found from some of our favorite shops, including Maisonette and The Tot’s costume shop (read our interview with The Tot co-founder Nasiba Adilova here).
Available in hot pink and in white, let your little indulge her unicorn obsession in this cozy two-piece pajama set with a detachable hood and tail. Sizing available for 2 through 9. $100, with The Tot’s guarantee that the costumes are free of harmful chemicals like lead, BPA, BPS, PVC, formaldehyde and phtalates.
The Tot’s brightly colored green, blue, and turquoise costume handcrafted from “playsilks” by Sarah’s Silks, with a full-length tail, silk scarf to use as a turban or top, a Garland decorated with faux seaweed and ribbons, and an elastic waistband. $69.95, recommended for kids ages 3–6 years.
With all the dinosaur-related exhibits on view this year, (like Jurassic World, on view through Jan. 2), there’s no blaming your kid for wanting this hooded triceratops cape from Maisonette’s Halloween shop, or the T. rex … or the Dilophosaurus. From $35.
Space Jam Tune Squad
For mega fans of this year’s Space Jam: A New Legacy starring LeBron James and the Looney Tunes crew, you’ll jump at the change to wear Party City’s family or group costumes with options for Marvin the Martin and Bugs Bunny masks and even a costume for your family dog. Costumes from $19.99.
You know this will get all the attention. Etsy shop offers the knit Yoda hat and lightsaber sized for newborns, 1-month-olds and 3-month-olds, from $38–$40.
Channel your inner pop troll, country troll, hip hop troll in this tutu dress with matching headband, available in two colors for 2 to 7-year-olds, or many more princess costumes from the Amazon shop TYHTYM Store. $23.99.
Photo courtesy of The Tot