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Fun and fancy dress costumes

Nothing beats the fun and fancy dress costumes from the Court Jester Fancy Dress collection. We are your Melbourne’s one-stop, premier costume shop in Australia. With a wide collection of costumes, you can quickly choose what to wear for costume parties and cosplays including accessories such as fake beards and contact lenses. You will surely bring life to any party aside from bringing whichever character choice from your favourite storybook, cartoons, or movie, be they hero or villain, from Disney, Marvel or DC Comics characters, spooky ones for Halloween, and many more! Have a grand time browsing in our party costume shop online or in-store and find what you’re looking for!

Buy costumes online

Search for your desired fancy dress costumes and their accessories online by checking out what Court Jester has in store. We’ve got a whole range of costumes for any themed event that requires a particular look. Become an animal character from your favourite fable or the princess or prince from any fairytale. Be a geeky student or the stern principal. Feeling like the sheriff from the west or an outlaw? We’ve got the costume and accessories for you! Movie-inspired characters and their iconic costumes from superheroes to Star Wars to Top Gun and Mean Girls, your choice is almost endless!

Want a villainous look? We have fake tattoos and pirate costumes! Looking to dress up showcasing the fashion of yesteryears? We got Decades-themed getups for your consideration, from the roaring 20s to the grunge style of the 90s. And then there’s our Halloween costume collection that will surely knock out everyone, from fake fangs to capes and fake blood… we’re definitely sure you are going to have a grand time living out the character you choose even for just a moment.

Hire Costumes Online

Looking to hire costumes in store? Court Jester features Standard Adult and Deluxe fancy dress costumes with themes that include but are not limited to Fairytales, Halloween, Heroes and Villains, Movie Characters, 1920’s, 1950’s, 1960’s, 1970’s, 1980’s, 1990’s, Nursery Rhymes, Fairytale, Pirates, Country and Western, Easter, Book Week, Oktoberfest, and Christmas. These are fully accessorised with hire rates ranging from $50 for the basic look and $65 for a more complete getup. This doesn’t include costumes for Santas, Easter Bunnies, and Mascots whose costume hire ranges from $100+. Give us a call on 0437 377 877 for more information so we can discuss the particulars for Santas, Easter Bunnies, and Mascots costumes.

Hire Mascot Costumes

Mascots carry their own unique charm to any occasion. They are supposed to bring good luck and are most often used to symbolise an organisation. Their presence is welcomed to any event, bringing delight not only to children but to all event attendees as well. Court Jester has a large range of mascots from animals to puppets to cartoon and video game characters available. They are perfect for children’s parties, Easter activities, community events, school dress-ups, corporate events, grand openings and inaugurations, and many more! Contact us on 0437 377 877 for more information.

About Us

Court Jester Fancy Dress is a family-owned business that has been serving the costume needs of many customers in Melbourne and all over Australia for 40 years now. Born out of love for the fun and creativity of dressing up, we wanted to spread the excitement and imagination to everyone who wants to transform into their favourite characters.

Our wide and very varied collection of costumes are available for rent or purchase and encompasses many genres like western, historical, horror, fairy tale, and many more. We’ve got accessories as well, from wigs and beards to fake teeth and contact lenses.

We were awarded the Hobson’s Bay Business Award in Retail Category in 2011 further fuelling our passion to level up our services and expanding our brick-and-mortar establishment into a warehouse factory that can accommodate our massive range of costumes and accessories for sale. We continuously update our costume collection!

Get the party started with costumes from Court Jester Fancy Dress! Shop in-store at 20 Jimmy Place, Laverton North, VIC, Australia. Shopping online? We use Australia Post for all our online orders. For orders over $149, standard shipping is free, otherwise a flat rate of $10.99 is applied Australia-wide.

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