St Patricks Day Costumes: London’s Best Fancy Dress Shops
|If you’re looking to celebrate St Patricks Day with more than a few pints of Guinness consider dressing up in a St Patricks Day costume for the occasion. However, when we say dressing up we mean more than a face painted shamrock. St Patricks is one of the most festive and colourful celebrations in London and celebrating in costume is the perfect way to contribute to the emerald sea of green. This article highlights three great fancy dress shops in London where you can grab your St Patricks Day costume.
Beyond Retro, Cheshire
Convenient for those living in East London but well known by even Knightsbridge estate agents, this independent fancy dress shop has a loyal following of fancy dress fanatics, drama students and eccentric musicians; pay them a visit and you will see why. In its earlier day the shop was a vacant warehouse, but today it is stuffed with over 10,000 items of clothing and accessories. If you don’t want to go the Leprechaun route for your St Patricks Day costume, you will be inspired by the vast selection of suspender belts, waistcoats and vintage corsets. Find them on 112 Cheshire Street E2 6EJ, contact 020 7729 9001 for opening times.
Map to Angels Fancy Dress Shop
This Camden shop is well known by Londoners who just love to get into character. An extensive range of costumes, masks and accessories can be found here to turn you into anything from Harry Potter to Batman. Prices are competitive too making it a great option for good quality but cheap St Patricks Day costumes. Find them on 45-46 Chalk Farm Road or contact them on 020 7485 7384.
Angels, Shaftesbury Avenue
Many consider Angels to be the premier fancy dress shop in London in both quality and selection. Costumes are limited only by the imagination and range from Tudor robes to playboy bunny suits. Unfortunately you won’t find a cheap St Patricks Day costume for hire here; but if you are looking to go extravagant it is the place to shop, according to the estate agents Balham has on offer. Find them on 119 Shaftesbury Avenue WC2H 8AE or contact them on 020 7836 5678.