Want to be a superhero, cuddly mascot or scary ghoul for a party? Rent an outfit at these costume stores in Singapore.
Whether you’re going for spooky or sexy, hilarious or heroic, Halloween is that one time of the year when you can don a wig and play dress-up – no judgments! But hey, themed parties are perfect for taking on a new identity, too. For a top-to-toe transformation, here are some of the best costume shops in Singapore to rent or buy so you can copy your favourite celebs or poke fun at memes and trends.
Best costumes shops in Singapore
1. Customade Costumes and Merchandise
No luck finding the right costume? Leave it up to Customade Costumes and Merchandise to have a killer outfit made to measure. Or you can have some minor work done to a throwback piece. If you prefer renting rather than splashing cash on a new onesie, pop by this costume store and trawl the shelves for the next best thing.
Customade Costumes and Merchandise, #01-01, 3 Kelantan Lane, Singapore 208635
2. Party City
If you want more than costumes for your Halloween party, look no further! Party City is the one-stop-shop for all supplies. We’re talking decor, candles, face paint, hair spray, gifts and more. Catering to all age groups, the collection of costumes leaves no one behind. Whether you’re into superheroes or Disney story characters, this store has a costume ready for any theme.
Party City, Level 2, Block 277A, Holland Avenue, Singapore 278994
3. Global Mascot
For a wider range of options, head to Global Mascot. This is a place with a smorgasbord of fun, playful and scary choices at every corner of its brick-and-mortar. Besides rummaging through the classics – think horror film characters, zombies, witches, vampires and more – score big on originality and get your life-sized mascot costumes and props designed and custom-made by these folks. If you need a fitting look to go along with your Halloween outfit, the costume store also offers face painting.
Global Mascot, #01-55/56, 114 Lavender Street CT Hub 2, Singapore 338729
4. JCM Costume Rental
You either go big or go home. We say skip the superhero costumes and head straight for what JCM does best. That’s sparkly and shiny cabaret costumes, complete with feather boas and headdresses that’ll make any showgirl proud. Psst: we also spy heritage costumes (samsui woman, ma jie and even a satay uncle) from Singapore’s olden days if you’re keen on renting a throwback ensemble.
JCM Costume Rental, #04-75, Midview City, Block 22, Sin Ming Lane, Singapore 573968
5. Moephosis Concept
The creative director and owner of Moephosis Concept, Moe Kasim, has numerous accolades under his belt – from his involvement in Miss Singapore Universe to winning an ST Life! Theatre Award for Best Costume Design. You know you’re in good hands! With over 1,000 costumes across 20 themes, you can go all out and claim that coveted trophy for Best Dressed.
Moephosis Concept, #08-02, 15 Shaw Road, Singapore 367953
6. Costumes ‘N’ Parties
Play Halloween dress-up with the whole family – infants included – at Costumes ‘N’ Parties. Its stock is regularly updated with new styles but we especially love classic Halloween looks like the zombie nurse, Day of the Dead doll and the Prince of Darkness himself.
Costumes ‘N’ Parties, #02-16/17/18, Havelock II, No.2 Havelock Road, Singapore 059763
7. Costume City
Ever wanted to be part of the Avengers? Now’s your chance. Costume City offers a stellar selection of superhero ensembles, from Wonder Woman and Captain America to The Incredible Hulk and Spider-Man. You’ll also find good ol’ classics like fairytale characters and sexy nurse outfits on the racks. Who says dress-up is just for kids?
Costume City, #09-03, Henderson Industrial Park, Block 203 (Wing A) Henderson Road, Singapore 159546 (by appointment only)
While this costume shop is a regular haunt amongst the cosplay community, don’t dismiss it just yet. Pan-In-The-Box has heaps of costumes for party-goers, ranging from faux scars and prosthetic noses to mock creepy clown masks and the classic Scream villain costume. If you’re going for something more unconventional, don’t forget the wigs section – it has everything from neon orange ‘dos to choppy blonde bobs.
Pan-In-The-Box, #01-129, 1015 Geylang East Avenue 3, Singapore 389730
9. The Costume
Having sewn costumes for major theatre groups and iconic shows, this shop will have yours crafted to perfection. There’s also a wide selection of costumes across various themes and occasions.
The Costume, #01-04, Eye2Eye Communications, 701 Sims Drive, Singapore 387383
10. Ministry of Costumes
Wanna go as the Money Heist gang, Black Panther’s Shuri or even a dinosaur inflatable? You’ll find something to spark your fancy at this costume shop. We’re talking over 3,000 latex mask designs, wigs, capes, themed costumes and so much more. The choices are endless!
Ministry of Costumes, #09-03, 203A Henderson Road, Singapore 159546
11. Awesome Costumes
Does Awesome Costumes live up to its name? You bet it does. Custom-made costumes are its thing, but don’t fret if you’re short on time. Hit up this shop in Singapore to rent costumes – they’re equally made with precision and quality. Bonus: these folks offer consultancy services to help you nail your Halloween look with the right wigs, accessories and makeup.
Awesome Costumes, #03-04E, 3 Pemimpin Drive, Singapore 576147 (by appointment only)
12. Lips Enterprise
We’d be surprised if you haven’t heard of this one. Located at Far East Plaza’s top floor, Lips Enterprise is a gem of a costume store. Although it’s modestly shabby and charmingly cramped, the beauty in this decades-old shop is the surprise factor. Endless racks of quirky ensembles and props line its walls, so if you still haven’t decided on your Halloween costume this year, we strongly suggest popping in. We promise you’ll either leave with a brilliant outfit or newfound inspiration for a dazzling DIY ensemble.
Lips Enterprise, #03-08, Far East Plaza, 14 Scotts Road, Singapore 228213
Now that you’re acquainted with the coolest costume shops in Singapore, go on and bag that ‘Best Dressed’ award!