This chain costume store offers costumes and outfits for men and women on Halloween. Masks and make-up are also available in the huge warehouse of Halloween getups.
Angels Fancy Dress
119 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8AE

Charles H Fox

Professionals in film and theatre come here for make-up and wigs. Make-up workshops are available.
Charles Fox
22 Tavistock St, WC2E 7PY

The Costume Studio

The starting point for many television companies and national theatres, The Costume studio has been in business since 1987. Working from Islington, they provide thousands of costumes and accessories for authentic costumed characters. The attention to detail comes at a hefty price, around £80 per outfit for a week’s loan.
Costume Studio
159-161 Balls Pond Rd, N1 4BG


Just north of Camden Market, get into Escapade for all of your costume needs, it has a huge range and, best of all, if you can’t make it over to the shop you can buy online with next day delivery on orders placed before 3pm Monday to Friday.  There will also be late night trading for Halloween.
45-46 Chalk Farm Road, Camden, London, NW1 8AJ (020 7485 7384)

Mad World Fancy Dress

With more than 35,000 costumes it is going to be pretty hard making your mind up here. However you can browse through their online catalogue and order online.  If you are throwing your own party you can also pick up some party supplies from this basement store.  Mad World Fancy Dress also has a large range of Venetian Masks if you want to be undetected on this spooky day.
Mad World Fancy Dress
69-85 Tabernacle Street London EC2A 4BA (020 7253 1003)


Fancy dress costumes are hired out at reasonable rates and the store claims to seek out a costume for you if you don’t see it in their store. Costumes range from giant feathered chickens and adult babies to Santa Claus and cavemen.
119 Lupus Street, Pimlico, London, SW1V 3EN

Party Super Stores

Not heavy on originality, these costumes are, however, cheap. Pick up your fancy dress or just some themed accessories at this shop which, since being burned down in the riots, is now on the third floor of Debenhams. Ask the staff if you can’t find something – they have a massisve warehouse.
Party Super Stores
274 Lavender Hill, London SW11


Screenface is a professional make-up company for cinema, television and theatre. If you can’t find the costume you want somewhere else, the people at Screenface offer to paint one on for you. Stock up on realistic gelatine wounds and dental-fit vampire fangs.
48 Monmouth St, WC2 9EP

So High Soho

Costumes, wigs, masks and hats can all be found at this Soho boutique. Shiny gold hot pants, Venetian masks, capes of all colours and Mexican wrestling masks are just some of the items found in this Halloween treasure trove.
So High Soho
96 Berwick Street, London W1F 0QQ