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Do we sell Costume Contact Lenses?

No, we do not sell contact lenses at Chicago Costume. In Illinois, contact lenses must be ordered through a licensed eye doctor.


Are you open all year round?

Yes, we are open all year round at our Lincoln Park and Portage Park stores, and we sell seasonal costumes for all holidays.


Do we rent and sell costumes?

Yes, we rent and sell costumes. Our rental costumes are ornate, theatrical quality, and different from the items on our main floor. If you are interested in renting a costume, contact us or learn more here.


Where do we ship to?

We ship out of Chicago, Illinois Monday-Friday until 3pm CST. We currently ship within the United States, and are working hard to expand our shipping worldwide. If you would like to place an international order, please contact chicagocostume@gmail.com


How long has Chicago Costume been open?

Chicago Costume has been around since the 1970's. We are a family-owned business run by three generations of the Hickey-Panayotou family.