From princesses to pirates to superheroes, we round up our favourite fancy dress shops just in time for Halloween.
Got your spooky nail art and a ticket to the hottest Halloween parties in town but haven’t got your costumes ready? Last minute Halloween shopping is always a challenge when you don’t know where to go, but worry not because we’ve rounded up the best places in Jakarta to hunt down costumes for you and your kids. Now all you’ve got to do is dress up and have (a lot of) fun!
At Kostumku.co.id, you can browse their collection of costumes and check their availability online before ordering yours via SMS or phonecall. Not enough time to pay the shop a visit and pick up your order? Don’t worry because you can also get the costumes delivered to your home. In addition to made-to-measure costumes, thousands of costumes for kids, couples and adults are available for rent and purchase.
Kostumku, Grand ITC Permata Hijau 2nd floor Blok B7-B10, Jl. Arteri Permata Hijau, South Jakarta, p. +62 812 8855 3305.
Dress-up is great for readymade costumes for boys and ghouls of all sizes. They stock more common outfits like superheroes, pirates, the ever-popular Disney princesses, and other cartoon characters. Made-to-measure costumes are also available.
Dress-Up, Jl. Kemang Selatan I/20A, Kemang, South Jakarta, p. +62 21 718 2725
Dress-Up, Jl. Alam Segar VII/35, Pondok Indah, South Jakarta, p. +62 21 750 6662
With rack after rack of quality costumes for rent, Splendor offers everything from opulent Elizabethan frocks to contemporary costumes. And after that latest season of Game of Thrones, who doesn’t want to dress up as Jon Snow or Daenerys? If you’re a fan of the series, you would want to get in early to book your costumes. Limited collection of kids’ costumes are also available for rent.
Splendor Costumes, Jl. Gandaria 1 No. 5, 2nd floor, South Jakarta, p. +62 21 7228908, p. +62 851 0389 1008
Dress the whole family at Costume Closet. If your royal tot is demanding to be princess for a day then head here for lots of princess picks. There are party accessories, props, plenty of masks, face paint, and creepy novelty toys.
The Costume Closet Jl. Kemang Utara No. 34B, South Jakarta, p. +62 21 719 8454, p. +62 21 719 7245
Yayasan Balita Sehat (YBS)
We love a great cause so head to Yayasan Balita Sehat for your Halloween costume this year; you’ll be helping local mothers from low-income households to provide for their families. YBS stocks a small range of favourites like superheroes, doctors’, and nurses’ outfits. They’re also happy to custom make your costume. Pop in with a picture and they’ll be happy to bring your Halloween costume ideas to life.
Yayasan Balita Sehat, Jl H. Naim II No.10, Cipete Utara, South Jakarta, p +62 21 723 2119
Just up the road from The Costume Closet, Della has off-the-rack getups and accessories. This small fancy dress store and party shop is ideal for kids come Halloween or all year long; however, sizes are limited. A little on the pricey side but we’re happy to pay for quality. You won’t find much for adults unless you’ve always dreamt of dressing as a ladybug or pink bunny (seriously).
Della Costume, Jl. Kemang Utara Raya No. 16A, South Jakarta, p. +62 21 719 3571
Twinkle House Costume Rental
It’s a bit of a trek to get to Twinkle House but it’s worth the trip if you’re after traditional Indonesian costumes and national costumes from countries all around the globe. You’ll be impressed with their selection of authentic-looking costumes and trimmings. Twinkle House also rents out children’s favourites like fairies, superheroes, firefighters, soldiers, and police officers.
Twinkle House Costume Rental, Taman Ratu Indah, Jl. Daan Mogot, West Jakarta, p. +62856 188 9160
Two floors packed with fancy dress delights and fun party gear for adults, from cowboys and Indians to Tarzan’s leotards. Costumes are mainly for rent but they also stock a small selection of costumes for sale. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Let them know and they’ll be happy to stitch it up for you.
Flex Point, Jl. Fatmawati Raya No. 15 L Blok A, Kebayoran Baru (next to petrol station), South Jakarta, p. +62 21 722 2172, p. +62 817 0011 691
Whether you want to dress up as superheroes, movie characters or scary halloween figures, Kostum Unik has something for everyone. Either for rent or purchase, their selections of costumes are available for teens and adults. The shop also accepts delivery to all locations across Indonesia.
Kostum Unik, Jl. Cisanggiri 2 No.16C/11 Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta, p. +62 819 0828 7600
Calling all superheroes, witches, princesses, and ninjas, Kidz Kastle has ready-made and made-to-measure costumes for babies aged 6 months through to adults.
Kidz Kastle Costume, Jl. Pintu Air Raya No. 66A, 2nd floor, Central Jakarta, p. +62 21 386 5311, p. +62 817 6880 438
Living in the north and feel it’s too far for you to drive all the way to the south to get your costumes? Don’t worry because you can also rent or buy yours at Gading Kostum in Kelapa Gading area. Available for kids and adults, the costumes’s categories vary from famous characters, occupations, local and international costumes, costumes for Halloween and Christmas as well as costumes from the Renaissance and Medieval eras.
Gading Kostum, Ruko Riviera Blok PF 21 No. 5, Jl. Raya Kelapa Hybrida Kelapa Gading, North Jakarta, p. +62 21 4584 3087, p. +62 813 5357 0168
Sonya Costume offers a variety of costumes for rent from national and international attires to princess dresses, animal onesie and superhero costumes. Its collection of adult costumes is more limited as it specialises on costumes for kids.
Sonya Costume, Jl. Sutera Flamboyan VIII No.6, Alam Sutera, South Tangerang, p. +62 816 1948 346, p. +62 21 539 6511