9 Best costume rental shops to get you ready for Halloween this year


By Nathanael Hsieh

9 Best costume rental shops to get you ready for Halloween this year

‘Tis the season to be spooky as Halloween is in T-minus three weeks! Did you know that the celebration is widely believed to be originated from the ancient Celtic harvest festivals where people would light up bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts? But as the years passed, the spiritual and religious meaning behind Halloween has been replaced with activities including trick-or-treating and pumpkin carving, although dressing up in costumes still remain a big part of the festivity. As October 31st is right around the corner, if you have yet to get your costumes sorted, we’ve got your back. Not sure where to start? Below are seven costume rental stores where you can score the perfect look—accessories included.

  1. Costumes ‘N’ Parties

Being the oldest costume service in Kuala Lumpur, Costumes ‘N’ Parties has over 30,000 costumes as well as an extensive range of stage makeup, wigs, hats, and accessories available. If you want options, here’s the place to go. Wanna dress up as Spiderman this year? They’ve got you covered. A Stormtrooper? They have it too. Yet to have a costume in mind? Just flip through their album and make your selections. If you’d like to decide at the comfort of your own home, you can also rent the costumes online.

Extra Services: The store also offers deliveries through services like Grab Delivery, Lalamove, and MrSpeedy. All depending on what you prefer!

Address: #L2-09, Level 2, The Weld, 76, Jalan Raja Chulan, 50200, Kuala Lumpur

Opening Hours: Mondays to Fridays, from 11am to 8pm; Saturdays, from 11am to 6pm

  1. Costumes Empire

Established in 2006, Costumes Empire offers Halloween outfits at different price points—perfect for those who are looking at affordable options for different Halloween parties this month. From Disney princesses and villains to the cutest cartoon characters, this store has them all. Can’t find what you’re looking for? They also provide made-to-order services to help you create the perfect costume—time to snag the best-dressed prize!

Address: Lot 2.36 & 2.37, 1stFloor, Wisma Central, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur; and Unit B-1-23A, Block Bougainvillea, 10 Boulevard, Sprint Highway, 47400 Petaling Jaya

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday, from 11am to 8pm; Saturdays, from 11am to 6pm

  1. Century Fiesta

Century Fiesta has over 6,000 costumes and accessories available for rental, so if you’re looking for the perfect look this year, one thing’s for sure: You’ll definitely leave this place with a costume (or two) in your hands. Psst… For all you Little Monsters out there, they even have a section dedicated to Lady Gaga to channel your pop icon.

Address: No. 44-3, Jalan 24/70A, Desa Sri Hartamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday, from 11am to 7:30pm; Saturdays, from 11am to 5pm

  1. Jom Fiésta

Jom Fiésta is self declared the largest costume shop in Malaysia! With about 5000, ranging in 31 different costume categories—50s-60s, circus, fariy tale, Greece & myths, and more—finding the perfect look here is easy, to say the least. They specialise in group bookings, corporate events and even custom costume ordering! Equipt with a user friendly website, this might just be the right place to go during this time.

Extra Services: To keep you safe at home the store offers dalivery services through services like Grab Delivery, Lalamove, and MrSpeedy or any curier services if you have time to spare.

Address: 49-1, Jalan Melati Utama 4 Taman Melati Utama, 53100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysiaa

Opening Hours: tuesday to Saturday, from 11am to 7.30pm; Sundays, from 12pm to 4pm; and is closed on Mondays.

  1. Costume World

Imagine showing up at the party as Catwoman and seeing your two other girlfriends in the exact same ensemble? The horror! Costume World has got your back for the variety of a character it offers, so your squad can show up as the same character without twinning from head to toe. They also cater to different body shapes and sizes, so if you’re worried about getting a costume that fits, fret not.

Address: B-3A-17, Pusat Perdagangan Pelangi Square, Persiaran Suria PJU 6, Pelangi Damansara, 47800 Petaling Jaya

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday, from 11am to 7pm; Saturdays, from 11am to 4pm

  1. Eternal Costume

If cosplay is your thing, Eternal Costume is where you should go to this year. Aside from the cosplay costume rental service—including Naruto, Dragon Ball, Spirited Away and more—if you’re looking to keep the outfit, you can buy it off them too. Other options include traditional ensembles such as Japanese kimonos and Spanish Matador costumes for men. Custom-made services are also available if you can’t find the character you’re looking for. Do note that an appointment is required if you plan to drop by.

Extra Services: Just like a few others, Eternal costumes aslo can have the costumes you want dilivered right to your door step, through services like Grab Delivery, Lalamove, and MrSpeedy.

Address: B 1-8-2,  Midfields Square West, Jalan 14/108c, Taman Sungai Besi, 57100 Kuala Lumpur

Opening Hours: By Appointment Only

  1. Melody Party

Looking for Halloween costumes and supplies for your celebration? Melody Party is a one-stop-shop for all your party needs including costumes and balloons in all shapes and sizes. Did we mention that they can organise your event and provide sound and light system rental services too?

Address: 27-2 & 27-3, Jalan PJU 5/12, Kota Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday, 10:30am to 7pm

8. Spotlight at IPC

If you are looking to truly own your halloween look this year, Spotlight is the place for you. The store is a family owned and operated Australian Business, with stores all though out Australia, New Zeland, and Asia, that first opened in 1973. The store now specialises in an array of home necessities, hobbie crafting, sowing, fabrics, and party. So if you are looking to buy your costume, this is the place to go, offering a fun array of kids and adoult costumes, form banana to cool robot costumes, they have what ypu need!

Extra Services: Shop online for the spooky costume you want and have it delivered right to your door step from their website at

Adress: 2, Jalan PJU 7/2, Mutiara Damansara, 47800 Petaling Jaya, Selangor. IPC Shopping Centre.

Opening Hours: Monday to Sunsay, from 10am to 10pm.

9. Costume Adonis and Dash

Specialising in Halloween themed costumes, Costume Adonis and Dash has all your iconic movie charectors, fantasy, retro, and you name it, they have it! Even having fun accessoties to best compleate your look, like funky glasses, wigs, hats, and amazing face masks! So rock your scaries halloween or live out your Elsa dreams, any thing is possible!

Adress: Wisma Central, Unit 2.06 First Floor, Jalan Ampang 50450 Kuala Lumpur

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday, from 10am to 6:30pm; Saturdays from 10am to 4:30pm

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