COSTUME IDEAS

COSTUME RENTALS

Want to rent a costume from a movie filmed in New Orleans? Southern Costume Company is the place for you. With costume rentals for all occasions, you’ll feel like a movie star just walking into the place. If you’d rather be original, they offer custom costume services, tailoring services, and supplies. Everyone will be asking you where you got your costume this Halloween.

 

Featuring 9,000-square-foot facility with space for wardrobe design, private office space, wardrobe storage, ample fitting rooms, and wardrobe supplies.

YEAR LONG COSTUMES

 

Your one stop year round costume shop in New Orleans! From ball gowns to prom dresses to dancewear to costumes, Humbug is a mega resource for all things dress up. There’s also a wide selection of accessories, from tights to masks.

 

Humbug Costumes has been the number one destination for over 40 years in the metro area for costumes, wigs, makeup and accessories. Whether you’re shopping for do it yourself pieces, specific costumes or have a themed event to attend, we have everything you need.

FRENCH QUARTER

COSTUME SHOP

 

Boutique French Quarter costume store selling a plethora of costumes, masks, costume accessories, props, novelties, balloons, party supplies, make-up, body paint, colored contacts, wigs and Halloween decorations.

 

Nikki's French Quarter Halloween Store is your first and only stop for all your costuming needs. Let us bring your inner character to life today.

VINTAGE CLOTHES​

 

Funky secondhand clothing store showcasing vintage pieces and costumes in a compact setting. Summer fun. Social outings. Disco drag!

 

Great spot for thrifting and vintage escapades and goldmine finds! Outside it looks unassuming; inside is a treasure trove of goodies.

COSTUME EMPORIUM

 

Buffalo Exchange is another resale boutique which functions as a great last-minute costume emporium. What’s great is you can kill multiple birds with one stone: clean out your closet, bring in a few clothes to trade, and get a credit towards a stellar Halloween costume.

HANDMADE COSTUMES

 

Handmade Halloween!

 

Shop handmade costumes and accessories created by the local artists in our Costume Maker's Guild. Featuring costumes and accessories and costume supplies.

 

Hire a designer for your costume idea.

CONSIGNMENT STORE​

 

New Orleans' premier boutique thrift store where new items hit the floor daily. Find your thrift treasures before someone else finds theirs. Funky, affordable, and clean. Visit us at the corner of St. Claude and Frenchmen. Featuring amazing customer service, new inventory every day, unique items and unbelieveable deals. Shop and/or donate items.

ONE-OF-A-KIND WEARS

 

This Mid-City costume and vintage store is a go-to stop before Carnival season and Halloween. Both women and men can also find everyday wear and flamboyant-but-practical going out clothes at reasonable prices. The proprietor is known to offer refreshments to shoppers, helping to create a festive atmosphere within the store itself.

FASHION BOUTIQUE

 

Boutique offering our beloved tourists a look into the closets from the savviest fashionistas in the Big Easy! Find new contemporary fashions from new designers and trendy vendors on consignment.

 

Inventory changes daily in this unique stop for the boys! We also offer a variety of costumes, masks and wigs!

DIMESTORE FASHION

 

Self described as a 21st century dimestore, Bootsy's Funrock'n is a totally fun and fashionable boutique located on Magazine Street. Bootsy's is all about having a great time and providing its customers with the coolest products at the best prices! The store sells retro toys, collectible items, unique trinkets, and custom-designed t-shirts. Anything you can imagine can be found at Bootsy's, so be sure to stop in!

DANCE + PARTY

 

Compact store filled with a huge selection of costumes, dancewear & accessories such as wigs & hats.

 

Uptown Costume & Dancewear is your one-stop emergency shop for anyone caught completely unprepared for Mardi Gras, Halloween or any other occasion that calls for a disguise.​

CORSETRY BOUTIQUE

 

A boutique specializing in corsetry and accoutrements inspired by yesteryear and informed by modern lifestyles. In addition to house-made corsets and custom wedding attire, we offer an extended range of sizes and skin tones as well as jewelry, stockings, hats and accessories sourced from New Orleans and beyond.

VAMPIRE EMPORIUM​

 

Sanguinarians rejoice! Here’s your one stop vampire shop! Whether you are a psychic or living vampire, black swan or lifestyler Boutique du Vamprye has you covered.

PRODUCTION CO.

 

Our Costume Closet is Massive! Come visit or contact us to find what you are looking for! Costumes start as low as $75. Carl Mack offers costume rentals with over 1,000 unique and fun costumes to choose from!

BEAUTY BOUTIQUE

 

Located in the Lower Garden District of New Orleans, Miette is not your typical boutique, it's more like a wonderland. Find unique jewelry, housewares, accessories, beauty wigs and more!

BABES IN BUSINESS​

 

Glitter Box is a shop space run for and by womxn in the French Quarter of New Orleans, LA. By showcasing artists and makers, hosting workshops, and supporting social justice groups, Glitter Box aims to be a space for celebration and community action.

 

Glitter Box use an inclusive definition of “womxn” including trans women, genderqueer women, and non-binary people who are femme-identified.

VINTAGE HIPSTER

 

With a mix of vintage items, costumes, and novelty wear—think tie-dyed dresses and men’s suits printed with scenes from Pac-Man and Tetris—this store is worth a visit during any stroll through the Magazine Street shopping district. It’s also a reliable source for seasonal costume wear, from wigs and feather boas to Hawaiian print shirts and hipster-friendly plaids. Novelty tees, many of them New Orleans-themed, are available to print on demand. Trade-ins are accepted.

SALON SUPPLIES

 

Sally Beauty is the world's largest retailer of salon-quality hair color, hair care, nails, salon, and beauty supplies.

 

Sally Beauty is a chain store which provides everything you need for hair tools and brushes, permanent hair color, hair treatment, and salon professional brand-name beauty products and supplies, including salon equipment.

EDGY HAIR SALON​

 

Wicked Hues Hair Salon is a fresh and new Mid-City New Orleans Non-Gendered Sola Salon.

 

Get hair as awesome as the rest of you! Anna specializes in curly hair, colorizing, and pixie cuts. 

PRO MAKE-UP SCHOOL

 

Learn the art of contouring, highlighting, covering flaws, character development, period make-up, special effects make-up including cuts, bruises, gun shot wounds, black eyes, broken noses, aging, warts, deformities, burns, bald heads and more.​

BRIDAL/PARTY SALON

 

With an eye for delivering affordable luxury and a passion for making the entrepreneurial dream come true, Nicolle, a color specialist, has hand-picked a creative team of stylists and passionate visionaries — as a result, Maison de Cheveux has evolved into a genuine destination salon in the heart of the CBD of New Orleans.

AVANT-GARDE SALON​

 

She Comes in Peace is a hair salon and costume shop located in New Orleans' Bywater. This hidden hair salon is a perfect go-to to get ready for parades, Halloween and other special events! She Comes In Peace specializes in crazy colorful costumes and offers professional services for beauty, hair and make-up.

COSTUME PRODUCTION

 

ricRACK is a costuming and arts education nonprofit serving the youth of New Orleans.

COSTUME MAKING

 

NOLA DDM offers full service for apparel and sewn goods, including everything from development, tech packs, pattern making, sampling and sourcing, all the way to production of your final product. Each member of the NOLA DDM team is equipped with years of industry experience and skill.

GROUP COSTUMES

STYLE.

SWAG.

SASS.

MAKE-UP

NEW ORLEANS MAKE-UP & HAIR ARTISTRY​

 

Preaux·Face (prō-,feis) n. the trusted preaux·fessionals; an elite on-location makeup & hair artist team based in New Orleans, Louisiana. Preaux Face is a New Orleans based Makeup Artist and Hair team for bridal wedding makeup, commercial, photography, and special events.

ARTS & CRAFTS

 

Arts & Crafts supply store offering a wide selection that's sure to cover your creative needs.

WIGS

FUNKY FRENCH QUARTER MAKE-UP & WIGS

 

No Halloween costume is complete without a wig, and Fifi Mahony’s is the place to get one. Since 1997 this establishment has been expertly fitting wigs based on their customers’ costuming needs. Whether you need a wig for Halloween or just want to rock one for your French Quarter adventures, you’re sure to find something at this local shop.

LASHES

FIERCE • FUN • FABULOUS EYELASHES​

 

Chimera lashes are beautiful, unique, intense, and a show-stopper to add to any look and a drag queen's or costume gal's dream! Friendly and insanely talented artists! The lashes are light weight and multi colored in various textures such as UV reactive lashes, holographic lashes, and glitter lashes. Put your best last forward!

MASKS

FINE HANDMADE MASKS FOR PARTIES & PLAY

 

Located in New Orleans’ historic French Quarter, Maskarade carries a large selection of masks from some of the best local and national artists whose fabulous creations are done in a variety of mediums. We can help create an unforgettable party experience with masks for Mardi Gras, Halloween, Fiesta de Quinceanera, Sweet Sixteen, Bachelorette parties and Wedding or Wedding receptions. The possibilities are endless!

DOGGY COSTUMES

PARTY SUPPLIES

 

Chain store with party supplies, balloons, Halloween costumes, kids birthday supplies, adult and kids seasonal costumes, and home holiday decoration.

HEADDRESSES

HANDMADE ACCESSORIES

 

Find the perfect handmade gift, vintage and on-trend clothes, and unique jewelry on Etsy.com, an e-commerce website focused on handmade or vintage items and craft supplies. Etsy is the online community for DIY Headquarters, Independently Handcrafted Accessories, and Personalized Gifts.

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