Who said dressing up is just for kids? It’s fun no matter what age you are! Don’t sweat it if you don’t have the time (or patience) to make a fancy-dress costume at home; there are plenty of shops in Singapore where you can buy or rent an outfit instead. Whether it’s a Halloween costume for the annual trick-or-treating, an ensemble for a themed party, or a superhero suit for your kid’s birthday bash, we’ve found some great go-to shops for around the island.
With everything from the Tin Man from the Wizard of Oz to your favourite characters from Harry Potter, you can get your hands on your dream costume at this store. They’ll also provide useful advice about what accessories and hairstyles will go well with your outfit.
Cheeks (Lips Enterprise)
Party-goers have been buying and renting costumes and accessories from Cheeks since the early 90s; choose from funky wigs, hats and chains to denim jackets and corsets, and get set for whatever the occasion.
Children’s Costume Specialist
Looking to buy a costume for your little one? You’ll find some of the cutest outfits at this store, from fairy-tale characters and animals to Star Wars characters! Pair them with a selection of accessories, even an Elsa wig from Frozen.
Costumes & Mascots
Drop by this store and rent some costumes, props and accessories for your next party. Choose from movie themes, retro outfits, mascots and other popular themes. The store may look small, but it’s packed full of great costumes.
Costumes ‘N’ Parties
You’ll be spoilt for choice at this store, which carries over a thousand costumes and matching accessories covering movies, seasonal themes and more. They cater to everyone from newborns to plus sizes for adults; you can even pick out a couple’s costume or group costume for some extra fun!
Whether it’s for a birthday party, Halloween or another festive occasion, you’ll be all set with the costumes and accessories from Costume City. Catering to both adults and children, the outfits can be paired with accessories including wigs, masks, hats and more. Your little princesses will love their tiaras and wands.
Pick out one of the many costumes at this store – with themes including Halloween, Egyptian, occupations and more – or ask their professional tailors to customise your outfit. The range covers all ages, and bulk purchases and rentals are available.
Customade Costume & Merchandise
At Customade, you can rent costumes of characters from Alice in Wonderland, superheroes, freaky ghouls and more, or they’ll custom-make an outfit to meet your most detailed specifications. Complete the look with the wide range of accessories, including makeup and fancy wigs.
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Beginning as a humble online service in 2010, the company now has a bricks-and-mortar store with a wide selection of costumes and accessories. They carry everything from themed costumes (Halloween, Disney and more) to wigs, masks and party accessories for both adults and kids.
House of Costumes
The outfits and accessories at House of Costumes include a large selection of picks for kids. Your little ones will be delighted with one of the cute animal costumes, which include bunnies, cows and even a zebra.
164 Kallang Way
JCM Costume Rental
Choose from over 500 costumes and accessories at this store, which covers themes like masquerade, cabaret, Oktoberfest and Christmas. Make a grand entrance with one of the Las Vegas showgirl costumes, complete with flamboyant headdresses.
Pick up some costumes and accessories at this store owned by Patrick Wan, a pioneer in the Singapore magic industry. Pick up colourful wigs and outfits for you and your kids, and, while you’re there, browse magic tricks, props and other party supplies. Two locations.
Around since the early 1990s, this costume shop offers a wide range of costumes and accessories for every themed and festive occasion. They also offer mascot rentals that are lightweight and easy to wear. Costumes come paired with matching accessories.
Mia’s Fancy Dress Closet
Pick up a fancy-dress costume for your little ones (ages 18 months to 11 years) from Mia’s. Delight the kids with costumes of Disney princesses like Belle and cartoon characters like Scooby Doo. Costumes for grownups include the likes of Snow White.
miiostore Costumes Singapore
This online-only store offers a range of fun costumes, from movie characters and ethnic costumes to Super Mario and Luigi. Kids aren’t left out – get your hands on a cute Superman costume for your little boy! If you prefer to buy, you choose between brand new and pre-loved.
Drop by this full-service boutique for a wide selection of costume and accessory rentals. Expect all sorts of fun themes, including Halloween, festive, retro and fantasy. They also carry costumes for kids and offer customisation if you’re looking for something special.
Fan of cosplay? You’ll love this store, which specialises in all things anime. Pick up costumes from popular anime series and shows such as One Piece, Dragon Ball, Naruto and more. Accessories are available for putting the finishing touches to your look. Two locations.
Kids will be delighted with the costumes and accessories of their favourite characters, including Tinker Bell, Buzz Lightyear and Ariel from The Little Mermaid. For some fun, pick out a mother-daughter outfit – matching Wonder Woman costumes, for example.
See our halloween guide.
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