Life is too short to be taken seriously. Dressing up in fancy dress costumes is one sure way to inject some fun and liven up your spirits instantaneously. And, as any savvy parent knows, imaginative play is an important way for little ones to explore their world, allowing little tikes to pick up new skills socially, emotionally and intellectually. So, if you want to buy or rent costumes, where can you find costume shops in Singapore?
Perhaps, you are looking for something as simple as a loud, pink wig or going the full works by donning an elaborate costume from head to toe. Whatever your fancy, children are guaranteed a good time as they leave the drabness of the everyday world behind and step into a new world with their new personas.
In fact, adults can join in the fun too; whether it’s a Halloween costume for a party or just for a laugh, let your inhibitions go and join the little ones for some good old pretend play.
Costume Shops in Singapore
Check out these costume shops in Singapore where you can buy or rent fancy dress costumes for the whole family. Take note that for rental of costumes, a refundable deposit usually applies.
Children’s Costume Specialist (CCS)
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AZ@Paya Lebar, 140 Paya Lebar Road, #05-10, Singapore 409015
CCS does both wholesale and retail sales. Most of their costumes are suitable for three to eight-year-olds and some for up to 10-year-olds. All costumes are brand new and for sale; CCS does not do costume rentals for hygiene purposes. There is a wide selection of accessories and costumes, with categories including fairy tales, princess, superheroes, Halloween costumes, animal costumes, cultural costumes around the world, Star Wars, and occupations. CCS promises the lowest prices in Singapore for costumes. So much so that they offer a 110% lowest price guarantee – if you find an identical lower-priced product anywhere else, they will not only match the price but beat the difference by an additional 10%!
CCM Customade Costume
3 Kelantan Lane #01-01 Singapore 208625
CCM can fulfil the whole family’s rental needs with over 20,000 costumes and 15,000 accessories. With such a wide selection, both adults and children can be transformed into any look you want, be it a fairy tale character, famous icon, movie character, superhero, villain, mascot and more. Standard rental rates for children’s costumes start at $30 per set for 3 days. Besides that, CCM also sells costumes off the rack and make made-to-measure costumes.
Mia’s Fancy Dress Closet
Mia’s Fancy Dress Closet is an online store. Its selection includes pirate, superhero, princess and Halloween costumes. Rent your costumes at very reasonable rates. Its children’s costume hire starts from $10 for 5 days and adult costume hire starts from $20.
Blk 203 (Wing A) Henderson Road, #09-03, Henderson Industrial Park, Singapore 159546
Find costumes and accessories for all ages – including toddlers – at Costume City. There is a wide stock of costumes and fancy dress, wigs, masks, hats, tiaras, wands, wings, Hawaiian hula skirts, animal dress-up sets and festival costumes such as Christmas, Chinese New Year, Halloween etc. And if you don’t find anything that fits, the owners are happy to make you one.
Costumes ‘N’ Parties
73 Kampong Bahru, #01-01, Singapore 169374
Here, you find plenty of costumes for adults. But, if you are looking for costumes for the whole family, there are also children’s offerings for princess, superhero and Halloween costumes. Children’s costume rentals range from $20 to $60 for 3 days.
Global Costume Pte Ltd
114 Lavender St, #01-55/56, CT Hub 2, Singapore 338729
Global Costume offers both costume and mascot rental. While it is more geared towards adult costumes, it does carry a small range of children’s costumes in the princess and international cultural costumes. Rental rates range from $35 to $50 for children costumes. You can also give them your own design to be custom-made.
84, Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427380
This is a more upmarket option that caters for adults. While they do not rent out children’s costumes, they can make children’s costumes according to your specifications.
Party with Us
The Centrepoint, 176 Orchard Road, #05-14, Singapore 238843
There are costumes for sale for the whole family, with categories including angel, animal, superhero, pirate, princess, and storybook characters.
Shophouse 277A, Holland Avenue, Level 2, Singapore 278994
You can find party costumes, headwear and eyewear for sale here. Disney characters, fairy tale characters, Star Wars, pirates, superheroes, Halloween costumes – take your pick.
If you are looking for other costume shops in Singapore, don’t forget big chains Toys’R’Us and H&M – they also have a good choice of costumes across genres for children. And, if you are happy to try out international online shopping, do check out Amazon, Heaven Costumes and Bug’s Party. Happy costuming!