Now that October has here, it’s time to start thinking about your Halloween costume, if you haven’t already. Whether you’re looking for something a little sexier, sillier, or scarier, Toronto has you covered when it comes to Halloween costumes.
In just a few weeks, the city of Toronto will be besieged by ghosts and ghouls decked out in their finest guises. And, in order to fully partake in the festivities this year, you’ll need to stock up on treats from toy store and some of the city’s best Halloween costume and vintage shops.
Do you need movie or character-themed costumes, bright wigs, or outlandish accessories for Halloween? There’s no need to go out and tire yourself when you can check everything off your list at Spirit Halloween. If you’re looking for decorations, props, or party supplies, there’s a large range available.
Candy’s Costume Shop is a store that sells costumes.
All of your costume needs can be rented or purchased in-store or online at this Mount Pleasant establishment. Adult and children’s costumes, makeup, masks, and wigs can all be found here. What’s the best part? It works with over 60 costume vendors, ensuring that you’ll have access to one of the best options in town.
Theatrical Costumes from Malabar
Malabar has been supplying Toronto with costumes for decades, even in a city where retail establishments are continuously disappearing. While this well-known theatrical costume shop is available all year, the Halloween choices are particularly interesting. Everything from period items to animal and themed costumes, dancing clothing, and makeup may be found here.
Value Village is a store that sells goods at
If you want to make your own costumes without spending a fortune, you’ll want to visit your local Value Village.
This shop is brimming with amazing vintage and secondhand finds, so whether you’re looking for a throwback style or want to channel your favorite superhero or movie character, you should certainly stop by. For Halloween costume inspiration, visit the Value Village website.
Theatrix Costume House is a store that sells theatrical costumes.
In Canada and the United States, Theatrix Costume House boasts one of the greatest privately held collections of theatrical-quality costumes. Theatrix has thousands of costumes, wigs, and accessories since it first opened its doors in 1965. You didn’t find what you were looking for?
The amazing staff can also assist you in creating the perfect Halloween costume from the ground up. Also, no appointment is required during the month of October, so you can just pop by and get started on your project.
347 vintage garments
347 is your one-stop-shop for all things retro and vintage, and it’s owned by the same people who own the famed Black Market. If you’re going to a throwback party this Halloween and want to dress up in authentic old school garb, or if you’re just looking for some gently used clothing, this Queen Street West location has all you need and more.
If you need any last-minute costume additions, you’ll find a large assortment of accessories here, including hats and sunglasses.
City of Celebrations
While Party City’s prices can be a bit steep — some real-deal costumes can cost upwards of $400 — if you’re looking for high-quality stuff, look no further. There’s also in-house cosmetics, wigs, and masks, as well as costumes for kids, adults, and pets, as well as Halloween decorations and party supplies.
Exile has been making joyful rags for more than 30 years. With punk, DIY, and anti-war sentiments, owner Lynn Harpell founded the first store in 1975, with an homage to Rolling Stones’ “Exile on Main Street.” All year long, you’ll discover a ton of fantastic vintage bargains as well as costumes!