At Fancy Dress Hire, we have the best selection of
high-quality costumes in Essex.

In need of some Fancy Dress? You have come to the right place.

Established in 1973, Fancy Dress Hire is the largest traditional fancy dress shop in Essex.

We have thousands of costumes and accessories to choose from, so you will be sure to find the perfect outfit for your party or event!

With years of experience our friendly, helpful and knowledgeable staff are always on hand to take the stress away and make finding your costume easy and fun.

To complete your outfit we also stock a large range of accessories to buy or hire.

Childrens Book Week and other eductional days are catered for with costumes and accessories to buy. 

We try to cater for as many sizes as possible.

Call today or pop in and see us and let us help you have some fun dressing up, as that’s what it’s all about!


Our costumes can be hired over a weekend or for a two night weekday hire. On average, our costumes can be hired between £25-40 but we can adapt our rental timeframes if you require.


We have a wide range of costumes that includes everything from Superheroes to Pirates to Decades to Fairytales to Halloween and everything inbetween. We carry a wide selection of sizes, including plus size fancy dress.


Looking for the perfect finishing touch to a costume? We hire wigs, hats and boots to complete the final look.

We also have a wide range of accessories to buy including wigs, hats, beards, glasses, gloves, jewellery and much much more!

If you have an upcoming event where you require fancy dress, do not hesitate to get in touch with Fancy Dress Hire today. Whether you have a specific costume in mind or would like help to select the perfect costume for you, our team would be happy to help.

CALL US TODAY ON 01702 474436