Halloween Costumes | The Best Costume Shops and Halloween Costume Ideas for 2016

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From kids to couples, we’ve found the best shops and best ideas for Halloween costumes right here. You can thank us with candy later.

All right, if you must, you can thank us with a frightful scare on the day of goblins and ghosts. That’s October 31 in case the date has slipped your mind. What won’t slip your mind though is where to buy the best Halloween costumes. Make your dollars go to the distance by using our Halloween costume coupon codes. You can put whatever change you have spare towards candy, naturally. So, without further a-boo, here’s our ghostly guide to Halloween Costumes in Australia.

Where can you buy a Halloween costume online?

Feel like browsing? Here are the best online costume shops to discover your winning Halloween outfit from.


More on these costume retailers

  • – An Australian costume shop with wears for adults, kids, teens and plus size figures.
  • Smiffys – From angels to vampires, Smiffys is an Australian costume shop that sells just about everything for whatever ghoulish occasion you've been invited to.
  • CostumeOne – CostumeOne offers overnight shipping and has more than its fare share of novelty and celebrity costumes, including Lady Gaga and Alice in Wonderland looks.
  • Costume Direct – Kids costumes and superhero characters on your must-wear Halloween checklist? You’ve come to the right place, then.
  • Deltas Dazzling Costumes  Don't let the name fool you, Delta has more Halloween costumes on offer than you can poke a stick at. It also offers party supplies and decorations.
  • Heaven Costumes  Heaven Costumes prides itself in offering devilish costumes at heavenly prices. The wide range and dedicated Halloween section practically guarantees you'll find the outfit you're looking to scare all with.
  • Disney Store – It doesn't matter if you're young or old, you too can dress up as a Disney princess, prince or beloved character - and yes, the store stocks Frozen costumes.
  • CostumeBox – With over 80,000 items in stock Costume Box is one of the largest retailers in Australia for costumes, accessories and party supplies.
  • Light in the Box – A store that pretty much has everything, Light in the Box has a dedicated costumes section for your Halloween needs.
  • AliExpress – Sections under AliExpress's costumes banner include Cosplay Clothing, Mascot, Exotic Teddies and Bodysuits and Zentai. Looking for something out of the ordinary? There's no better place than AliExpress.
  • ASOS – ASOS is serving up a frightfully huge number of adorable Halloween inspired tops, stockings, headgear and more. And this is why we love these guys.
  • Etsy – Browse the online racks of handcrafted costumes or find a downloadable pattern and make your own this Halloween.
  • Dino Direct – This one-stop US-based merchandise shop has its own dedicated costume page with some of the cutest kids’ costumes ever.
  • Urban Outfitters – For cute and boutique Halloween-inspired tops, accessories, and onesies, you can’t go past Urban Outfitters. All Hallows Eve in style, right here.
  • – A kid's haven for all things "fun", from costumes to party decorations, is guaranteed bring the life to the party.

The best Halloween costumes for 2016

Adolescent Clothing Halloween Sweater Dress With ...
Noisy May Halloween Skeleton Jumper with High Neck
Bobble Head Pumpkin Boys Costume
Dark Mad Hatter Adult Costume
Costume One
Girl Halloween Hat | Elsa Halloween Hat
Mrs Mario Cosplay Dress Adult Women's Costume
Light in the box
Bloody Vampire Black Terylene Carnival Party Costume
Light in the box
Peter Pan Costume Collection for Kids
Disney Store
Zombie Zone Charm School Adult Halloween Women's ...
Costume One
Elsa Queen Adult Women Dress Costume Cosplay Flow...
Fancy Dress Harlequin Clown Costumes Female Hallo...
Game of Thrones Daenerys Targaryen Cosplay Costumes
Sexy MILEY CYRUS dollar Women's Dance Wear Costume
Girl Toddler Baby Infant Newborn Halloween Costume
Wolf Hood
Urban Outfitters

From Frozen to Freddy, 2016's hottest kids’ Halloween costumes

Star Wars Darth Maul Child Costume
Costume One
Day of the Dead Child Girl's Costume
Lil Devil Costume
Costume One
Halloween Costume for Boys or Girls, Toddler Cost...
Elsa Costume Collection for Kids
Disney Store
Big Hero 6 Baymax Kids Kigurumi Pajamas Cosplay C...
Light in the box
Olaf Plush Costume for Kids
Disney Store
Darth Vader Light Up Costume for Kids
Disney Store

Dirt cheap costumes for a budget-friendly Halloween

Halloween Pumpkin Beanie
Halloween Stitch And Blood Design Tights
Halloween Mask Horse Head
Bloody Norse Kit
House Of Holland Nails By Elegant Touch - Mental ...
Halloween Fun,Trick or Treat, Spooky Shirt,Fun Ha...

Scary Halloween costumes | Spooky, gory and downright creepy

If you’re less likely to follow the “slut rule” a la Mean Girls-style, then a scary Halloween costume is in order.


“In the real world, Halloween is when kids dress up in costumes and beg for candy. In Girl World, Halloween is the one day a year when a girl can dress up like a total slut and no other girls can say anything else about it.”

Mean Girls – because who else?

Maternity Halloween Pumpkin Glow In The Dark Tights
Wicked Troll Child Costume
Biohazard Male Costume
Open Brain Head Cap
Clown 3/4 Mask With Hair, Evil Looking
Biohazard Zombie Surgical Mask
Heaven Costumes
Adult Malice In Horror Land Women's Costume

Funny Halloween costumes | Be the life of the undead party

Deviled Egg Funny Food Devil Adult Costume
Bubble Wrap Costume $20
Urban Outfitters
Tiny Hands Set $12
Urban Outfitters
Robot Head
Urban Outfitters
Inflatable Sumo Costume
Urban Outfitters

Couples Halloween costumes | Couples who scare together, stay together

Kigurumi Dinosaur Costume $80
Urban Outfitters
Kigurumi Purple Unicorn Costume $80
Urban Outfitters
Couples Disney Fancy Dress Mens AND Shrek Ladies ...
Adult Egg and Bacon Funny Fancy Dress Food Novelt...
Frozen Fever 2 in 1 Costume Set
Disney Store
Mr.or Mrs. Potato Head Deluxe Adult Funny Couples...
Costume One
Costume One

Sexy Halloween costumes | C'mon, we were all thinking it


We think Regina has said it all.

Plus Size Catsuit S-XXL Size Black Red Silver Hal...
Doclin™ Terylene Stripe Bowknot Halter Separate...
Benana™ Dark Military Nurse Costumes Set
Game Final Fantasy XIII Lightning Cosplay Costume...
Lady Gaga Ultra Sexy Black PU Leotard Women's Cos...
Light in the box

Pet Halloween costumes

Zelda Devil Dog Costume

Coupon codes for cheap Halloween costumes

Up to $50 off with minimum spend + 5% coupon: Halloween Surprise

Save big this Halloween at There are four hidden halloween-themed coupon codes at their site with coupon values ranging from $20 to $50 with minimum spend, and a 5% coupon. T&Cs apply.

10% off UV face paints, body paints, lip ticks and blood gel

Simply use the code to get an extra 10% off UV face paints, body paints, lip sticks and blood gel at ozgames

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Up to 77% off + extra 11% off site-wide: Halloween Sale

Get up to 77% off plus extra 11% off site-wide during the Halloween Sale at Bedding Square when you use the code at checkout. Conditions apply.

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Free express shipping

Spend $85 or more at Heaven Costumes and get your items express shipped for free

Free Express Delivery

Get free express delivery on purchases of $79 or more.


10% off your shop

Get 10% off on your order with the code at Party Supplies Now.

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After the store tab opens, come back to copy the code

Costume One costumes for under $40

Check out the range of costumes available for $40 or less.

Shop the Costume One sale

Buy clearance items from Costume One for a fraction of the RRP.

Up to 60% off sale and clearance stock

Shop the Costume Collection eBay store's sale stock for up to 60% off your costume

Save up to 50%

Shop Heaven Costumes’ clearance section for up to 50% off costumes, wigs and makeup

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T-shirts for less than $30

Grab novelty T-shirts for under $30 each

And finally, just remember:


Stephanie Yip

Stephanie is a journalist, avid traveller and all-round bargain hunter. If there's an online coupon code, deal or cheap flight available, she'll know about it. And she'll let you know about it, too.

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