’Tis the season of witchcraft and wizardry, goblins and ghouls, tricks and treats. Halloween is the one night of the year to come as you aren’t, so we’ve handpicked five wicked good costume shops to check out.
Tokio 7 – 83 E 7th Street
Located in the East Village, Tokyo 7 is an eclectic consignment shop with racks full of designer treasures. The no frills boutique is perfect for finding some dapper gems for a spooky night.
Screaming Mimi’s – 240 West 14th Street
The iconic vintage and costume store has been a staple in New York for years. Their one-of-a-kind pieces make for some of the coolest costumes for any occasion.
Trash & Vaudville – 96 East 7th Street
This is the one-stop-shop for funky Rock ‘n’ Roll attire. Since 1975, Trash & Vaudville has been a gathering place for the cool crowd with bands and musicians pulling some of their most prized fashion statements.
Metropolis – 43 3rd Avenue
Vintage tees line the walls at this East Village outpost. This is the vintage shop with style that truly encourages creativity and individuality for make your own costumes.
Abrakadabra – 19 West 21st Street
The Mecca for all things Halloween. New York City’s most notable Halloween store where you’ll find makeup, costumes, masks, props and accessories for any fantasy or nightmare. Plus, Abrakadabra also offers costume and prop rental perfect for your one ghostly night.