Halloween is just around the corner and if finding a suitable costume ain’t on your radar, then you’re running out of time to find something more original than a cop-out white ghostly sheet. After all, trick or treating and fancy dress parties just ain’t the same if you go in your civvies. We say it’s time to get in the spirit (ha! See what we did there…) and source a spooky outfit that will transform you into Halloween royalty. Whether you’re looking to rent or buy, we’ve got all of your costume needs covered. And if you’re still deciding what to do, don’t miss our Halloween Party Roundup.
Take your pick of superhero, cartoon character, historical figure or sexy vixen from the massive costume collection at Costume City. Besides costumes, they also have masks, wigs, hats and accessories for people of all ages from infants to adults.
#09-03 Henderson Industrial Park
Tel: +65 6270 1722
Hours: Monday to Friday: 11am – 6pm; Saturday by appointment only
With two outlets on the same floor of Far East Plaza, Lips Enterprise has a plethora of costumes and accessories to choose from including wigs, pop-rock gear, angel wings and more. Be warned though—these shops are packed to the rafters with all sorts of fun stuff, so you might want to allot yourself some time to pore through their treasure trove.
14 Scotts Road, Far East Plaza #03-08/09
Tel: +65 6732 7983
Hours: Mon – Sat: 12pm – 8:30pm
Costumes N Parties
If you’re looking for costumes that cover the latest trends and movies, Costumes N Parties is your place. They constantly get new stock in, so there is always something new to choose from. They also have sizes for all, from children to petite sizes, plus sizes and everything in between.
73, Kampong Bahru #01-01
Tel: +65 6224 8742
Hours: Mon – Fri: 11am – 8pm, Sat: 11am – 6pm, closed Sundays and public holidays
Costumes and Mascots
From classic costumes like ninjas, Roman warriors and burlesque dancers to outfits more geared towards popular culture like Harry Potter, Elmo and Mulan, you’ll find everything you need to do Halloween up right at Costumes and Mascots.
779 North Bridge Road
Tel: +65 6299 0882
Hours: Mon – Fri: 11am – 7pm, Sat: 11am – 4pm
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JCM Costume Rental
You’ll find over 500 costumes at JCM Costume Rental with sizes to fit all shapes and prices to match any budget. Rental prices start at $50 for basic get-ups and go up to $300 for full-on transformations. Whether you’re planning on emulating Darth Vader, Harley Quinn, a Japanese geisha or an Arab king, they can hook you up with the appropriate gear. Not finding exactly what you’re looking for? They can also make new costumes on request.
Sin Ming Lane, Block 22, Midview City #04-76
Tel: +65 6659 4660
Hours: Mon – Fri: 12pm – 7pm
Custom Made Costumes
Fresh out of costume ideas? You’re sure to find something to suit your mood at Customade Costumes, where the shelves are stacked with over 50,000 costumes and nearly 4,000 accessories, and you can even create your own made-to-measure outfits to take home. They also have costumes for short-term rental, mascots and props to add the final touch to that eye-catching ensemble.
General Magnetics Building Level 2, 625 Lorong 4 Toa Payoh
Tel: +65 6333 9440
Hours: Mon – Fri: 10:30 am – 8pm, Sat: 10am – 5pm, closed on Sundays and public holidays
Wandering around this costume shop is like entering world after world of fantasy, magic and the macabre. You’ll find a unbelievably vast array of costumes here including mascots like bananas, lemons, dolphins and tigers, movie characters like Captain Jack Sparrow and Han Solo as well as props and accessories to complete that 80s rocker, biker, zombie or Brazilian carnival dancer look. Want something completely unique? Ask them about making a custom creation.
762 North Bridge Road
Tel: +65 6392 2792
Wigs & Accessories
These guys started out specializing in costume designs for theatre companies, event planners and stage performers, so you know their costumes are of the highest quality and super realistic. Chat with one of their talented Costume Ambassadors to get made-to-order costumes that fit like a glove and full costume sets that let you really get into your character. They also have an excellent array of wigs and accessories.
84 Joo Chiat Road
Tel: +65 6345 8731â€¨
Hours: Mon to Sat: 11am – 7pm, Sun: 11am – 3pm
So you’ve got the costume already, but just need to add the final touches. Head to Talisman’s in Far East Plaza to pick up hats, bags, shoes, belts and jewellery in a rainbow of colours and materials. The prices here are very affordable, so not to worry if you only wear your newly bought accessories for one night of the year.
14 Scotts Road, Far East Plaza #03-132 and #01-100/101
Tel: +65 6737 9801