At Wannabes we’re your local home of costumes, accessories, advice and support! With our Auckland Costume Hire retail store we provide fun loving costume stylists who bring together all the things you need to find or create just the right look!  Whether it’s costumes from the 20’s, for your Art Deco or Gadsby event, to the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s, Heroes and Villains and a huge range of movie, TV and storybook characters.  Or anything from our large collection of medieval, colonial, and different nationality costumes.

Browse using ‘Themes’ to look up costume party ideas, or ‘shop my way’ and browse for hire or sale products.  These include costumes, accessories, onesies, special effects make up and wigs to name but a few… So go on – dare to be the belle of the ball or the swashbuckling pirate or maybe shoot for the stars and go as an astronaut – be who ya wanna be!

Accessories can turn your costume from ordinary to epic! Surf our great range of accessories to compliment your outfit. Buy online or Hire in-store!


We offer special discounts and free extended hire periods for productions (school, theatre, dance, non profit groups). Contact Us today and we can put together a quote for youe