Halloween. It’s the one night where you really can troll Lan Kwai Fong in fancy dress and no one will scoff at you. Don’t be the only one left out in the dark without a disguise just because you were wondering where to buy Halloween costumes in Hong Kong. Whether you are on the cheap, opt for costume rental, or have a hankering for bespoke tailors, here are 9 reasons to bring you into the costume-clad set this October 31.
If you’ve cash to spend, splurge on Matteo Party’s huge stock of 2,000 plus costumes, with sizes ranging from infant through to adult XL. Prices range from $100-$1000. In addition to costumery, they have other accessories to complete your Halloween look like face paints, wigs, and funky hats. Matteo Party also has a great website to help you see what they have on offer, but do stop in to see what they have in stock.
03–04, 20/F, Shun Hei Causeway Bay Tower, 492 Lockhart Road, Causeway Bay, 2342 8887
You really can’t avoid that wild bit of Hong Kong’s old granite stairway, whether it’s Halloween or not. Here, revelers on the skint side can find wigs for $78-$150, feather boas for $15-$20, masquerade accessories and masks from $12-$35, and a huge range of plastic animal masks $50. Awesome.
Pottinger Street, Central
Custom-made costumes? Check. Remy has a tailor on standby for those that want to custom make their costume or need alterations to an existing costume that doesn’t fit. You can send a WhatsApp of pictures of a costume you are interested in and they will let you know if they can help.
email@example.com, 2524 8847
Tucked away behind Broadway Cinema on Tung Choi Street in Mong Kok is Choi Chi. They stock costumes for both adults and kids and their friendly staff will be happy to help you find what you need.
25 Tung Choi Street, Mong Kok, 2770 2868
House of Siren Productions features high quality, ready-to-wear costumes with adjustable sizes to fit all customers. Tailor-made costumes are also an option here by appointment only. The hire charge is $500 for a minimum of three days. For the more enthusiastic customers with more specific costumes including props and accessories the price can go up to $3,500. Have a look at their elaborate website for more details.
LG/F, 64 Robinson Road, Mid-Levels, 2530 2371
Fortune Costume offers a wide range of costumes for both children and adults. Adult costumes are available for both sale and hire, while kids’ costumes are only for sale. Rental prices range from $500- $4,000 for a minimum of three days. Children’s costumes for sale, such as animal costumes, bumble bees and lady bugs costumes range from $200-$700.
You can find their catalogue by getting in touch with the APA on their website. The prices range from $1,500-$2000 for a period of seven days. Make sure to arrange an appointment as they have specific opening hours for costume hire.
1 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, 2584 8833
Costume Depot Rental and Production
Go big! This company has an enormous collection of over 10,000 costumes for TV ads or stage productions. They will email you pictures of a small amount styles they have that may suit your theme, or alternatively you can visit the shop for more of a variety.
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