Scavenging for costume ideas? Or maybe you and your friends are dressing up as Stranger Things and you need to get an Eleven costume together! Whatever you decide, Halloween is fast approaching and you need to get that costume together! You could shop online, but half the fun of Halloween costume shopping is that occasional moment where you come across the perfect piece or a completely unthought of idea! Here are the 10 best places to get Halloween costumes in LA.
Cinema Secrets – Burbank
Cinema Secrets is a year-round costume store that is key in the film industry, but for Halloween it’s sign changes to “Halloween Headquarters.” Monster animatronics along with food trucks are lined up outside during the spooky season! Almost all the staff members are makeup artists as well, so you can get tips and tricks on how to do your makeup look awesome with your costume.
The Costume Shoppe – Glendale
Roaring 20s? Back to the Victorian days? The Costume Shoppe should be your go-to if you’re looking for a period piece, because they have authentic-looking costume rentals. They are prety legitimate considering they are used by professional theatres and within the movie industry. Just be prepared to have about 20,000 pieces of costumes at your disposal. Good luck making those tough decisions! This is definitely one of the best places to get Halloween costumes in LA.
Hollywood Toys & Costumes – Hollywood
For over 50 years, this shop on Hollywood Boulevard has worked with movie studios in need of anything from props and wigs to masks and more! You can search through the Hollywood Toys & Costumes collection, plus there are adult and children’s costumes, make-up and even collectibles!
Halloween Town Costumes – Burbank
Get ready for the trifecta of Halloween Town Costumes! Located in Burbank and just 6 doors away from each other you’ll find Halloween Town Original, Halloween Town Costumes, and Halloween Town Kids. Best part is that the stores are designed to feel like an actual haunted house, so your shopping experience can be full of fright! Don’t miss this one, it’s for sure one of the best places to get a halloween costume in LA.
Ozzie Dots – Los Feliz
Ozzie Dots is a costume and vintage shop all year round but because of it’s wild and out there clothing options, it’s definitely best suited for Halloween! Wacky hats, bright pink tights, funky accessories? You just head to Ozzie Dots and you’ll be covered. They have a Dollar Sale every so often and just beware if you’re heading there this month because the store gets jam packed for the Halloween season.
Aahs – West Hollywood
Have you seen the 7 foot spider lurking in West Hollywood? Yep, that’s Aahs! You can find anything from a Wonder Woman costume to fog machines for you party, so the variety is endless. Plus they also have additional locations in Encino, Santa Monica, and Westwood!
Ursula’s Costumes – Santa Monica
Don’t worry, Ursula’s Costumes won’t steal your voice when you walk in the door, but it might steal your costume loving heart. They have costume rentals and sales and tend to carry lots of fancy gowns and masquerade themed accessories. So you can get an outfit fit for a queen!
Adele’s of Hollywood – Los Feliz
Around since the 40s, Adele’s of Hollywood is a family-owned costume store that’s ready to sell it’s wares to Halloween goers and actors alike. Most of the costumes are available for rent, but there are some for sale as well.
Robinson Beautilities – Mar Vista
Robinson Beautilities have a wide range of Halloween costumes, but most important ones to note would be the handmade Michael Jackson and Star Wars costumes! And may sound crazy, but they sell lots of wigs, apparently one every 10 minutes!
Hidden Treasures – Topanga
Hidden Treasures is really a hidden gem that makes you feel like you walked into a tiki style mixed with retro and all kinds of other vibes. They have old school varsity jackets, 80’s clothing, perfect for that Stranger Things outfit you’re planning, and more! And if you’re in the mood for some more shopping their vintage section is awesome and mostly under $30.
Now you’ve got your outfit picked out, why not check out The LA Girl’s Best Halloween Events in LA?