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Candy's Costume Shop

Posted by Talia Hart / Posted on October 14, 2012

Candy's Costume ShopCandy's Costume Shop on Mount Pleasant is all about quality and elegance, but they have a good selection of playful costumes too. Offering costumes for sale or rent, most of their inventory ranges from $55-$100. Higher quality ensembles may reach as high as $140. As the salesman shows me around the jam-packed store, he tells me this is their last Halloween at the location. The shop will be relocating to a bigger space in the New Year.

Candys Costume StoreWhile the salesman tells me they aim to provide customer's with unique options, they also ensure to 'keep up with the times,' carrying all the 'fan favourites'. This year, they're promoting their "Avengers" costumes, which are available for guys, girls, and even kids. Some include the Ironman, Captain America, Thor, and the Hulk.

Candys Costume StoreThey even do music video characters, featuring Katy Perry's California Girl's get-up. Aside from their movie/TV characters, they carry just about every genre of costume too. Some of their more unique ensembles would probably be the medieval dresses, which are exquisitely designed in velvet and detailed stitching.

Candys Costume StoreAs I sift through the store, I'm happy to see they also sell the simple stuff too. They may have a great stock of high quality costumes, but they also know how to imitate a costume using only a few accessories. In other words, if I want to dress up like an animal for under $20, I could just buy the ears and tails, and maybe some face paint for whiskers.

Candys Costume Store"Accessories help complete a costume," the salesman insists. With an enormous selection too, some include their full-faced masks (they have a licensed Mike Myers head!), high-end wigs, and professional makeup. They aim to offer high quality theatrical makeup, but one could also opt for the $4 fake blood or $12 smoky eye pallet. More of their unique accessories consist of prosthetic fake noses, bloody arm bandages, and voice changing mouth speakers.

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Discussion

9 Comments

Lori / October 26, 2008 at 05:10 pm
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your link to the website is broken (you're missing "h" at the beginning)
Corina / October 29, 2008 at 11:42 am
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Thanks fixed :)
James / September 1, 2009 at 03:23 pm
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The website is still very slow loading...
ashleigh / October 27, 2009 at 01:05 pm
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do you have cowgirl boots size 7
joann / October 21, 2010 at 09:38 pm
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I am looking for a raggedy anne and andy costume for sat sz 2xl Men and xlg lady with over night shipping can you accommodate me

thank you
Jesse / November 6, 2011 at 05:02 pm
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i loved that place and my costume was sick i m so going to go there next year man!!!!!!!!!
Lyse / September 25, 2012 at 06:28 pm
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I'm looking for a cupcake halloween suite..can you ship it ?
Geoff Wazek / March 20, 2013 at 01:14 am
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They have moved there store 3 block north. They are now located at 685 Mount Pleasant Rd. One Block South of Eglinton
David / October 24, 2014 at 01:12 am
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do still have any adult star wars costumes? obi, anakin or or any jedi robe. Thanks.

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