About Us

Buy all of your fancy dress and props, your traditional Fancy Dress Shop……… Harlequin Fancy Dress Essex……… The Fancy Dress shop with a difference, Friendly knowledgable and helpful staff, with a sewing and alterations expert available.

From Romans and Vikings right through history; Medieval – Tudors – Regency – Victorian – Edwardian – 20s 30s 40s 50s, 60s, 70s costumes Star wars , Peppa Pig, Iggle Piggle, Oopsy Daisy , Super heros, Disney costumes, animals, popstars, Sumo wrestlers, Halloween, and many more….
Special themes and events are a speciality. Please come and visit our shop to see the wide range of costumes available. See you soon………….

Summer Offers 2020

30% OFF  all our packet costumes in store and on line 

We have just re-opened after the present lockdown. Our new opening hours are Mon, Tuesday 10.30am till 5.30pm… Wed closed…Thurs, Fri, Sat 10.30am till 5.30pm.

Our site is currently being updated., with the addition of some new products on the way, on line and in store. Please call our shop for updated information on product availability and prices. The current site will still function with all address and telephone numbers correct.


Essex No 1 Fancy Dress shop

We have a vast selection of fancy dress costumes  to buy, with some items to hire, to make your event a huge success. Friendly helpful and knowledgeable staff are always available to assist. Whether you are having a party, promoting your company or just having a laugh, Harlequin Fancy dress have the costumes for you. As well as fancy dress we also stock fancy dress accessories,face paints, hats, masks, wings, wands, tiaras, neon items and party wear…. helium balloons, balloons, banners, confetti, candles,joke items. A growing selection of costumes for children to buy, covering World Book day, school events and parties………. Dance wear and dance costumes also available, for more information on our fancy dress products or for costume making and alteration projects please call in or phone…

See you soon from the Harleqiun Fancy Dress team

Our website is currently undergoing an upgrade, so for product availability please call the Harlequin team on 01708 733469


Also check out our other store for all of your custom costume and sewing needs: