19 W. 21 St., New York, NY 10010
If you’re looking for the perfect 2012-themed costume, look no further than this Flatiron spot. Abracadabra really is a superstore, specializing in sci-fi and fantasy. From movie-inspired suits to gory Halloween staples, this emporium has everything you need to complete your outfit, including wigs, masks and props.
Creative Costume Company
242 W. 36 St., 8th fl., New York, NY 10001
Want to stand out from the crowd of ghosts, goblins and ghouls? Head to the Garment District and make an appointment with one of the knowledgeable costume guides at the Creative Costume Company. Choose from their extensive rental selection and enjoy a no-charge alteration fee. And if you’re looking for something totally unique, let them sketch, design and create a one-of-a-kind masterpiece you’ll treasure long past Halloween.
130 W. 25 St. 11 fl., New York, NY 10001
This longtime Chelsea boutique has everything you need for a serious Halloween getup. Their extensive collection of men’s, women’s and children’s apparel and accessories range from the Victoria era to ’80s pop trends. Though their collection is strictly rental, you’re sure to find the perfect prop to compliment your costume need. Make an appointment with your styling experts today (psst: they’ve even worked with celebrities!).
Frankie Steinz Costumes
580 Broadway, Suite 309, New York, NY 10012
For those looking for an upscale boutique, check out this NoLita studio. These top-notch designers will cater to your every Halloween need. With a celebrity roster under their belt, including Kate Moss, Vogue Magazine and Walt Disney World Productions, it’s clear why designer Frankie Stein operates only by appointment. And yes – Frankie Stein is her real name.
382 Lafayette Street
A vintage fashion shop with a flare for off-the-runway style, Screaming Mimis becomes a Halloween-shopping haven after Oct. 1.
New York Costumes, Halloween Adventure
104 Fourth Ave., New York, NY 10003
If you’re not sure where to start on your Halloween shopping list, look no further than this East Village store. Now entering its fifteenth year in the neighborhood, you’ll enjoy their organized selection and energetic atmosphere. From novelty items to costumes jewelry and yes, even the perfect Halloween outfit for your pooch, you’ll check off everything on your list.
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