"Everytime we would ask my son what he wanted to be for Halloween he would say Superman. It didn't matter how many times we asked. When I found this costume and showed it to him he would ask me everyday if I'd ordered it yet. (I was secretly wishing he would change his mind) I finally ordered. When it came in his little eyes lit up and he had to try it on. He went running through the house with the cap in the wind. I must admit that it's very cute in person and I'm so glad we ordered!! No problems with strings. He will be four in December (weighs 36lbs) and it fits him great."