In the spirit of Halloween, some costumes from the Sears, Roebuck 1965 Christmas catalog:

That "Let's Pretend" ad is a big bowl o' wrong, unless you want to dress your children as a pedophile ghost and a KKK rabbit.

Omigod, my sister and I both dressed as Batman the year after this! I was 3 and she was 5.
inflation hasn't touched these that much. i saw similar costumes yesterday for 8-12 dollars.
...speaking of Mary Poppins.

Attention PORTLAND, OR!

Sing-a-long Mary Poppins
Friday November 3, 2006
Cinema 21
616 NW 21st Avenue
Note: Dress as your favorite character. Take Part in the BEST SILLY LAUGHT CONTEST or come as you are - but get ready to SING!