15 best Oodie alternatives that are ridiculously affordable and ridiculously warm

Who’d have thought a hooded blanket would become the must-have item for families looking to save money during the cost of living crisis?READ: 9 best draught excluders to reduce household billsMORE: Fleece homeware to keep you warm and cosyThe original, the Oodie, is a constant bestseller and been lauded for its cosiness – reviewers wax lyrical about how they can skip putting on the central heating when wearing one. Plus, their designs are fun, silly and brighten up a bleak winter.But if you want an Oodie without the expensive price tag (they can cost upwards of £85 for an adults Oodie, and £77 for a kids’ Oodie) then the high street is your friend.With the cost of living crisis, and increasing energy bills, an oversized, wearable blanket is perfect for popping on while working from home or as an alternative to wearing your dressing gown at 5pm.SHOP: The best dressing gowns for a warm winter's eveThere are children’s versions too, which parents praise as an after-school saviour for kids to stay warm in while relaxing before bedtime or to throw on for a chilly school run. There’s even versions for dogs too.It’s worth reading the reviews of the high street hooded blankets; Dunelm’s version was rated as “less stiff and boxy than the original” and M&S’ lookalike has had over 485 reviews with “incredibly warm” and “cosy” as some of the most common descriptions.So save your heating and invest in one of these warm, hooded fleece blankets for you and your family instead:Adult oodie alternatives Teddy Fleece Hooded Blanket, £25, Marks & SpencerSHOP NOW Sausage Dog Fleece Hooded Blanket, £27.99, New LookSHOP NOW Dreamscene Rainbow Fleece Hooded Blanket, £18.99, The RangeSHOP NOW Oversized Fleece Hooded Blanket, £24.99, WowcherSHOP NOW Extra Long Oversized Fleece Hooded Blanket, £25.99, AmazonSHOP NOWREAD: The easiest ways to save money at home each monthMORE: Shoppers say they don't need the heating on with this £50 energy-saving hack Daisy Street Fleece Hooded Blanket, £34.99, ASOS SHOP NOW Oversized Hooded Blanket, £18, DunelmSHOP NOW Oversized Hooded Blanket, from £16.99, eBaySHOP NOW Christmas Print Oversized Hooded Blanket, £22, TUSHOP NOW Personalised Reversible Sherpa Fleece Hooded Blanket, £23, StudioSHOP NOWKids Oodie alternatives Peppa Pig Hugzee Fleece Oversized Blanket for Kids, £27.99, John LewisSHOP NOW Teddy Fleece Hooded Blanket for Kids, £19.50, Marks & SpencerSHOP NOW Personalised Fleece Hooded Blanket for Kids, from £23.99, Etsy SHOP NOW Disney Fleece Hooded Blanket for Kids, from £13, TU SHOP NOW Dog Fleece Hooded Blanket for Kids, £27.99, New Look SHOP NOW HELLO!'s selection is editorial and independently chosen – we only feature items our editors love and approve of. HELLO! may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. To find out more visit our FAQ page.