In Brussels it's easy to transform into a superhero, princess, monster or sparkly queen. Because Brussels wouldn't be Brussels without extravagant fancy dress shops for all ages. Pop in for carnival, Halloween or a fancy dress party and walk out with the look and the costume of your dreams.
Here are some shops with phenomenal selections of costumes, accessories and trinkets. Some toy shops in Brussels also have a more limited but fine selection of costumes for youngsters.
Palais des cotillons - Centre
Where better to have a party shop than in the heart of all the action? Palais des Cotillons has been located a stone's throw from the Grand-Place for more than 100 years. They have absolutely everything here. From top hats to zombie costumes. You can even order online.
Picard Megafun - Centre
Just off the Rue du Marché au Charbon, you'll find Picard Megafun's colourful window display. You can't miss it. They have two whole floors dedicated to fancy dress. From a simple party hat to a Catwoman or Elsa costume. The Picard team is also always on hand to give you the best fashion advice for your party.
Costhea - Centre
At Costhea, the costumes are not only exquisitely stylish, they are also all handmade. You’ll find this costume designer in the Dansaert district. Here, they create historical costumes primarily for the theatre. Costhea is a veritable time machine that transports you back to the 1920s, the baroque period, modernism... With more than 30,000 costumes on their shelves, you can imagine yourself in a whole other world.
Maison Eldorado - Ixelles
Looking for a little something special for your party? Do you need something for your son or daughter's first fancy dress party? Or do you want to dress up as your favourite film character? At Maison Eldorado in Ixelles, they are proud of their high-quality costumes. After some of their professional advice, you'll undoubtedly be the star of the evening.
A la fête - Ixelles
They love a fancy dress party in the Châtelain neighbourhood of Ixelles, and A la Fête is proof of this! Decorate yourself, your house or someone else's, they have everything you need!
Ilea - Etterbeek
It doesn't always have to be complicated. You're having a party and you're looking for a suitable outfit? Then drop by Ilea in Etterbeek. Or order your party or fancy dress online. In a few clicks, you're party-ready!
Boutchic - Woluwe-Saint-Pierre
Boutchic in Woluwe-Saint-Pierre is the place to be for all your fancy dress party fantasies. They stock costumes, wigs and accessories for all ages, at democratic prices. All their items are also available to buy online.
Are you more of an alternative party person? Make sure to check out second-hand shops in Brussels such as Think Twice, Episode,, Melting Pot Kilo, Ramon & vally or Foxhole.