Malabar – go early to avoid lineups! This place is the grand daddy one stop shop for all your favourite costumes and accessories in downtown TO. They have very knowledgeable staff and carry an extensive array of pre-packaged costumes, rentals, professional makeup, wigs, hats, masks and everything else your little devil’s heart desires.
Spirit Halloween – city slicker ghosts and goblins can now conveniently shop at this popup on Queen Street West. Costumes for the whole family, props and decorations can all be found here. (Get 20% off any item here.)
Creepers – located in Oakville, they call themselves Canada’s creepiest and sexiest Halloween superstore and rightfully so because they’ve got everything! The staff even dress up as their favourite characters. Their “Pop Culture” section is pretty cool with costumes from Harley Quinn, The Walking Dead, Transformers and popular video game heroes.
Exile Vintage – remember Mr. Dressup’s trunk? Well this place in Kensington Market reminds me of it. There are racks and racks of second-hand clothing and vintage pieces that make excellent costumes if you’ve got the creativity.
Candy’s Costume Shop – this is the place to go to if you are looking for something extra special and unique. This midtown shop sells costumes all year round so their inventory is well stocked and the staff is very helpful. They carry tons of accessories, wigs, makeup and rental costumes too.
Party supply megastore Party City carries your more traditional costumes like witches, pirates, nurses, etc. at cheaper prices. These places are truly the one-stop shop if you are also hosting a party and need decorations, treats and supplies. Multiple locations in the GTA.
Seduction – yes, I’m sure you know what store I’m talking about! The sex shop on Yonge Street transforms into an erotica boutique that (surprise, surprise) sells sexy adult costumes during Halloween. Most come pre-packed with their accessories and they also carry matching costumes for your sexy mister. (10% off first orders.)
Theatrix Costume House – thousands of theatrical costumes to chose from! This is when you want to get real hardcore and win that “best costume” prize. Their new location is in Parkdale Village.
Sephora – get the full treatment during a one-on-one appointment with a beauty expert for the finishing touches to your hypnotic Halloween look. A minimum $50 purchase is required and is by appointment only.
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