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It’s time for Catholic Deals‘ annual guide to purchasing saint costumes for All Saints Day celebrations! Whether you’re looking for a simple tunic or props for your DIY costume or would like to purchase a full costume ready to wear, there is an item in this post for you!
Here you’ll find an extensive list of costumes that you can personalize with appropriate symbols of your child’s chosen saint. A few are designed to be saint costumes, and many more are generic costumes that are easily converted into saints. Don’t miss the “accessories” section at the end, where I list many individual pieces and props that can be mixed and matched.
I have organized the costumes in categories based on the vocations of the different saints. All of these costumes and costume pieces are $25 or under (exclusive of shipping). However, at the end I also included a special section of beautiful, handmade complete saint costumes with higher prices.
So without further ado . . .
Biblical/Early Christian Saints (any of the apostles, early martyrs, Our Lady, etc.)
This Child’s Deluxe Mary Costume is $15 from Oriental Trading.
This Kids Moses Costume is just $14.62 with free shipping (tablet and beard not included). This would totally work for any apostle or Biblical saint.
Also, this angel costume is only $4.97! It does not come with the wings.
I was glad to find an inexpensive nun costume for kids this year. This Lil Sister Nun Kids Costume is around $22 on Amazon.
This Child Monk Costume looks very Franciscan! It’s just $13.18 with free shipping, and it includes the belt.
I also found a priest costume for $19.99 plus $4.49 shipping.
Knight/Soldier saints (St. George, St. Michael, St. Martin of Tours, St. Joan of Arc, etc.)
This Rubies Medieval Lord Child Costume is as low as $10 with free shipping. It comes with a tunic, hood with cowl, and waist sash.
I also love this simple Knight Chainmail Tunic for just $6.95!
If your saint is a Roman soldier, check out this cool Roman Soldier Costume for $15-20 with free shipping. It includes the tunic, armor, cape, and wrist cuffs, but not the shin guards.
This Gladiator Costume for $18 would also be great for Roman solider saints or St. Michael.
Royal saints (St. Elizabeth of Hungary, St. Isabelle of Portugal, St. Margaret of Scotland, St. Hedwig, St. Henry, St. Louis, etc.
The King Arthur Costume for kids is also nice. It includes a tunic with attached cape and a crown, for around $20.
For queen and princess saints, you want a princess dress that is more historical than fairytale, such as this lovely Medieval Princess Costume, which is priced as low as $9.78, depending on size.
And this Rubies’s Red Jewel Princess Costume for $17.15 is gorgeous!
I’m excited about this Renaissance Boy Costume, because I think it would make a great St. Thomas More costume. It could also be modified for a young boy saint like Francisco Marto. It’s $22.77 with free shipping.
This simple Colonial Girl Costume would work well for many young girl saints, such as St. Bernadette or St. Germaine. It’s just $8.89 plus shipping.
For St. Kateri, this Native American Princess Costume is $10-$15 with free shipping on Amazon.
And I am sure someone wants to be the almost-canonized Zelie Martin this year, and this 19th Century Dress for $25 would be perfect.
Go authentic with this hilarious Child’s Brown Beard for $5.25 from Oriental Trading.
This Shepherd’s Crook for $5.25 comes apart for storage; this would be perfect for either a bishop or for an actual shepherd saint.
Or you could get this handmade cloak for $12.50, which also comes in a variety of colors.
Faithful Finds has several styles of crucifixes for $11 as the perfect accessory to pope, bishop, or nun costumes.
For the little St. Michaels out there, this Costume Sword is $6.97 with free shipping.
Or for a little more ($30), you can get this handmade Biretta.
Finally, if you are willing to pay a little more, there are a few shops where you can purchase beautiful handmade saint costumes. These tend to run in the range of $40-$80, but there are some beautiful choices out there. If you’re interested in one of these, check out the following: