Where to Buy Party Costumes and Props in Hong Kong for Your Next Big Bash
by: The Beat Asia
October 10, 2023
All the world’s a stage, and there’s no feeling like donning a costume to dress up your true self or completely get lost in a disguise. No matter the occasion, be it Halloween, the Rugby Sevens, a fun-filled birthday gathering, bachelorette or bachelor's do, or simply a themed party, these costume shops in Hong Kong have got you covered.
Costume Shops in Hong Kong Island
One of the mainstays along the selection of costume shops along the iconic rickety stone steps in the heart of Central, the entryway to this shop is densely packed with assortments of masks, props, decorations, and more to get you kitted out for your special party. Their sizing range fits just about all, from the little ones to adults.
Where: Partyland, B/F, 51 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong
Contact details: +852 9843 0638
A hub for last-minute searches, Hong Kong’s iconic Pottinger Street is home to an array of costume shops peddling various masks, costumes of all sizes, wigs, face-paints and glitter, accessories either funky or terrifying, and more, all within a few steps distance. For a good bargain, be sure to check the pricing between neighbouring units, so you can walk away with the best deal.
Where: Pottinger Street, Central, Hong Kong
Be it pop culture icons like Iron Man, a Stormtrooper, and Disney Princesses; or classic monsters like zombies, goblins, vampires, and ghouls, Matteo Party provides a one-stop-shop for all sorts of ready-to-wear costumes to suit any theme or occasion. While the prices are above average, the stock they carry is vast, with all sorts of party favours such as big balloons and customizable decals also available. Purchases are made through online orders, with either direct delivery to your front door or pickups at their stockroom in Causeway Bay.
Where: Causeway Bay, Hong Kong (Precise location shared once purchase is confirmed)
Contact details: +852 9381 9501
Wan Chai Market
If you’re about infusing a little bit of DIY spirit into your costumes, then the Wan Chai market is just the spot to score a good bargain. Apart from the readily available Halloween costumes that start rearing their heads again during the festive season, you may also find a wild assortment of cool accessories, cheap props, and decently priced garments that can be creatively mixed and matched together for a more unique look that is hard to come by at any typical costume store.
Where: Wan Chai Market, 258 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Costume Shops in Kowloon
Stocking get-ups that range from the funny to the whimsical, to the fantastical and the scary, FuneCostume is a costume shop in Cheung Sha Wan that carries an array of disguises in both children and adult sizing. Among their selection, you will also find a wide array of masks, paints, fake tattoos, wigs, along with other decorative gear.
Where: FuneCostume, Unit 33 Block C, Hong Kong Industrial Centre, 489-491 Castle Peak Road, Cheung Sha Wan, Hong Kong
Contact details: +852 9075 3530
On top of offering the usual assortment of costumes - for sale and rental - that range from the comical, to the elegant, to the horrifying, Tsim Sha Tsui’s Fortune Costume also provides items like ballet tutus, dance and ice-skating wear, as well as traditional Chinese dress. Make a pit stop here if you are looking for an elaborate outfit that will turn heads at the function, or simply place an order from their online store.
Where: Fortune Costume, Room 202, 2/F, 23 Hillwood Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
Placing high on the affordability scale, with a wealth of options that is sure to suit any style or character you have envisioned, Argyle Centre is Mong Kok’s prime shopping hub for quick clothing finds. With prices going as low as HK$50 and under, the mall contains stores peddling everything from daily clothing, formal dresses, makeup, accessories, shoes, and more.
Where: Argyle Centre, 688 Nathan Road, Mong Kok, Kowloon
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