Malabar Ltd14 McCaul St, Toronto, ON M5T 1V6
|Rental Dept Open At 9h30am Mon-Fri|
|See Website For Sept/Oct Extended Hours|
If you’re looking to truly out-Halloween your pals this year, knock ‘em dead with a specialty costume from this local dress-up shop. Try on one of the rentals on offer (the Star Wars Rubies Jawa costume ticks off both the Utterly Terrifying box and the Truly Amazing Movie Reference box). If you’ve searched absolutely everywhere for a must-have costume or detail (because we’ve all been in the position of desperately seeking that quintessential unicorn headpiece, right?), this spot is your best bet for finding it. Visit their website to find out what goodies they’ve got in-store.
This Toronto institution has been in business since 1923 and has an unrivaled selection of theatrical costumes and props for rent or purchase. The McCaul Street shop also carries stage makeup and dancewear. The rental service boasts an impressive array of highly detailed historical period pieces (Medieval knights, Victorian bathing costumes, 1920s flapper dresses) while the retail shop specializes in licensed costumes (superheroes, movie stars), novelty costumes and traditional spooky Halloween ensembles.
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