Need a last-minute costume for a fancy dress party? We’ve got you covered with this list of Hong Kong costume stores selling adult costumes, accessories and more.
Not sure what to wear to the fancy dress party you got invited to? We’ve got a killer list of physical and online Hong Kong costume stores stocking everything from couple costumes and cosplay looks to accessories and crafting materials. Whether you plan on buying your costume or are committed to going full-on DIY, here are the best places to buy adult costumes, accessories and more.
AliExpress – Affordable adult onesies, superhero costumes and more
A wide variety of costumes, from superheroes to unicorns and more, can be found on AliExpress HK. What’s more, you get great bang for your buck! Check out the adorable adult onesies — they make a great option for cosy post-party loungewear too. Delivery may take a while, so make sure you purchase ahead of time.
Artland – Face paint, fabric dyes and crafting materials
For the DIY types, Artland is your best bet. From fabric dyes and face paint to a whole range of materials and crafting tools, this arts and crafts store has everything you need to bring your far-fetched costume ideas to life!
Fortune Costume – Full garment rentals for adults
Another classic party shop with a huge selection of traditional rental costumes for adults. Along with elaborate full garment rentals, Fortune Costume also has smaller items for sale. Although the selection on the website isn’t great, there is much more in the actual store. We recommend calling ahead to double-check that it stocks what you’re looking for.
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Fun e Costume – Wigs, full-face masks, body paint and more
Stocking everything from rainbow afro wigs and full-face masks to temporary tattoos and body paint, no look is unattainable when you shop at Fun e Costume. Whether you choose to rock up to your fancy dress party as your most used emoji, favourite cartoon character or least favourite politician, you’re sure to find something that will put a smile on everyone’s face.
Matteo Party – Fun costumes, accessories and party supplies
Matteo Party is the place to go if you’re looking for a costume for any occasion. As a true party shop, it also carries an assortment of accessories and party supplies. The best part? The shop is online, which means you can have your costume delivered straight to your doorstep. How’s that for convenience?
Partyland Central – Adult costumes for sale and rent
When it comes to costumes, Partyland is a staple. Ranging from old-school classics to the latest crazes, the selection here is to die for (with costume rental options available!). Plus it’s located right in the heart of Central.
Pottinger Street – Bargain costumes and accessories
Although it can be a crowded and a bit of an uphill battle (literally!), we assure you the effort is worth it. The selection of costumes and accessories here is quite extensive, and you can come away with some real bargains.
Pottinger Street, Central, Hong Kong
Taobao – A wide range of costumes and accessories for cheap
Yes, the site is in Chinese, but if you have a friend who can help you out, Taobao is a great (and cheap!) online option. With quick delivery and easy credit card payment, this hassle-free haven will have you browsing all day for just the right thing to wear!
Taobao Hong Kong, world.taobao.com
Wan Chai Market – Affordable costumes and accessories
There’s something for everyone amidst the crazy party atmosphere of Wan Chai, and this market is no exception. From cheap-as-chips hair accessories to light-up wands, you can pull together a last-minute costume that won’t cost you an arm and a leg.
Wan Chai Market, 258 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
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Ymehouse – Wigs, props and cosplay costumes
Looking to dress up as your favourite movie or TV show character for an upcoming fancy dress party? At Ymehouse, you’ll find a range of wigs and props that will tie your costume together, as well as complete looks with all the bells and whistles included.
Editor’s Note: “Your Guide To Hong Kong Costume Stores” was originally published on 21 March, 2017 by Annie Simpson and most recently updated in September 2022. With thanks to Lydia Ching for her contribution.