As Christmas approaches, most of us will be deep into seasonal social calendar, organising parties and planning which events we want to attend. If you’re planning on heading to a themed party this holiday season, there are plenty of places to pick up a fabulous outfit right here in Dublin.
What’s more, O’Callaghan Stephen’s Green Hotel offers some of the best and most luxurious conference rooms Dublin, which are perfect for anyone planning to host a costume party this Christmas. If you’re wondering what to dress up for this season, why not combine your city break or Dublin business trip with some fun browsing? These costumes shops have everything you need to be the star of the show!
1. Fun Place
South King Street, Dublin
There are few places in Dublin where you can find such a diverse selection of fancy dress costumes. Fun Place specializes in adult costumes from a wide range of different genres, making it the ideal place to grab a last-minute costume this Christmas. Whether you’re planning to go to a party with your loved one and you’re looking for couple’s costumes or you’re trying to get the kids excited about the holidays with a Santa outfit, Fun Palace is a must-see shop during your stay at the O’Callaghan Stephen’s Green Hotel. There is plenty to see near South King Street too so why not make a morning of it?
2. Fancy Dress Store
Deansgrange Road, Dublin
Take a trip to the historic Stephen’s Green area and stop inside one of Dublin’s most popular fancy-dress shops. With all kinds of costumes and accessories available, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to planning your next party costume. This is also a great place to go if you have kids as the shop specialises in children’s outfits across multiple genres.
Whether you want to dress up as your favourite superhero or an iconic character from your favourite film, you’ll have plenty of options at Fancy Dress Store.
3. MONTO Vintage
Parnell Street, Dublin
For those looking for something different this season, MONTO Vintage offers a wide range of retro costumes that are sure to turn some heads at your next Christmas party. From vintage characters such as Betty Boop to classic heroes and TV personalities, the variety of props and clothing at MONTO will have you looking the part in no time. The friendly staff are always on hand to help you plan your outfit and pick out the best accessories. There are options to buy or rent costumes so you’ll be prepared for next year’s events as well.
4. The Costume Shop
Stephen’s Green, Dublin
Take a stroll through the iconic Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre and have a look inside this colourful costume shop. There are plenty of quirky accessories and props that are sure to inspire you if you’re struggling to think of a suitable ensemble. Pirates, soldiers, gladiators and elves are just some of the characters whose shoes you’ll be able to step into after taking a trip to The Costume Shop. Thanks to its convenient location in the shopping centre, you’ll also be able to find plenty of accessories or make-up should you need it.