Last-minute Halloween costumes, sorted!

Still looking for a Halloween costume? Fear not, whether you are going out trick or treating or to a killer costume party, we have rounded up the best costume shops from across the boroughs to ensure you look spooktacular this Halloween.


Mad World Fancy Dress and Costume Hire

Where: Basement, 69-85 Tabernacle Street (entrance on Singer St), EC2A 4BD

About: With over 35,000 costumes available to buy or hire, an online store and extended opening hours during the run-up to Halloween, there is no reason not to dress up this spooky season!

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Prangsta Costumiers

Where: 304 New Cross Rd, Lewisham SE14 6AF

About: Offers a unique made-to-measure service as well as ready-made outfits. Book in for an appointment with one of their stylists or for some costume inspiration check out the cool window displays.

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Croydon Fancy Dress

Where: 75 Stoats Nest Road, Coulsdon, Surrey, CR5 2JJ

About: The basement holds over 1,100 complete costumes, offering customers a huge variety of choice and fancy dress can be hired out from £20-£35.

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Harlequin Party Shop

Where: 254 Lee High Rd, Lewisham, SE13 5PL

About: A huge range of costumes to rent or buy, decorations, wigs and masks to suit a variety of budgets.

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Beyond Retro

Where: 92-100 Stoke Newington Rd, London N16 7XB.

About: The special Halloween pop-up in the Dalston store offers a huge range of Halloween costumes from specially customised blood stained wedding dresses to their Ab Fab and Stranger Things rails. This paired with their dedicated team of vintage experts makes Beyond Retro the go to destination to solve your last minute costume woes. This weekend there will be makeup artists on hand to give your look a professional finish.

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Still looking for somewhere to go? Check out our round-up of Halloween fun across the boroughs here


  1. Jay Darrow October 29, 2016
  2. Kate Morris October 31, 2016

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