When it comes to Halloween costumes and make-up, you won’t have to hide under an old bedsheet this year. Melrose Ave. offers a bonanza of great costume ideas just in time for the big event.
Shopping for a white spider web skater skirt? A skeleton flare dress? Or a black skull backpack? Then go go go to Monster A Go Go. Don’t miss Vampira’s Ghoul Gang T-shirts for guys, or other Kreepsville 666 tees. Green zombie brain ring? Check. Mars Attacks Full Battle leggings? Yes, this marvelously monstrous store has those too.
7361 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
From vintage fringed leather jackets to roller skates to Chanel suits and kitschy rompers, American Rebel has it all. Don’t miss the shoe selection: you might find go go boots, cowboy boots, or the stiletto heels of your dreams.
7474 Melrose Ave
At Crossroads Trading, cool consignment is just the thing to help you find exactly what you need for on-trend zombie stylin’. Trade in the ordinary for something unique: from glitter and glam to sleek designer duds, you’ll be transformed after a stop at this shop.
7409 Melrose Ave
Be a rock n’ roll star this Halloween with T-shirts and rock accessories at this hip shop, which can also custom cut and distress your tees for a unique look. Since 1991, Yonada’s dressed the best in womens, guys, and unisex band shirts and fashion accessories, so how about you, this Halloween?
7653 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
What about making a fashion statement that’s also a costume? One that you can also wear – if you dare – long after the Halloween partying has ended. At Cosmo and Nathalia: Black, you’ll find everything from an incredible beaded Frida Bustier that will unleash your inner artist, to an Assassin Hoodie that makes stealth-attacks super sexy. Princess cape? Poncho? Egyptian goddess? Sweeping Diddy Coat? They’ve got all these looks with plenty of style to spare for both male and female creatures of the night.
Cosmo and Nathalia: Black
7563 Melrose Avenue
With a screamingly awesome selection of clothing, wigs, shoes, boots, and you-name-it, American Vintage offers both current costumes and vintage clothing from the 30s to the 90s. You can be anything you want, including a time traveler, with the selection here.
7575 Melrose Avenue
Designer fashion at a fraction of the cost as new — that’s the idea behind shopping at Wasteland. But vintage style and designer chic also makes for great costuming: you’ll be able to channel your inner fashion model here.
7428 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
Looking for the perfect costumer topper? Or planning to create a look from the head down? Then Hollywood Hatters has everything from Chaplin-esque bowlers to Fred Astaire-perfect top hats, fedoras for guys and gals, cowboy hats, newsboy caps, and ivy hats. Owner Sal Rovero has spent over 16 years selling headgear, and he knows how to size just about every head that walks through his doors – maybe even Frankenstein’s.
6905 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90038
With over 300 colors to choose from, you can find every nail color look from glitter to metallic—about the only thing missing are Freddy Krueger’s claws! The salon can create any kind of design a client shows their staff, along with silk wraps, gels, and acrylics.
7326 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046
You’ve found your perfect Halloween look, so doesn’t your furry friend deserve one, too? Check out the selection of Parisian Pet brand trendy costumes and accessories for dogs at Orange Bone. Or color your pal a seasonal shade with a custom organic fur dye
7574 Melrose Avenue