It’s almost Halloween, which means it’s time to explore the screamin’ cool costume looks on Melrose Avenue. Not your average chain store shopping experience, you’ll find everything you need to create the costume you want for a howling Halloween night.
From yacht-rock looks to hippie fringe, black leather one-of-kind-finds, and vintage clothing, shoes, boots, and accessories of all kinds – you’ll find a wide range of wildly unique costuming choices here.
7575 Melrose Avenue
At Crossroads Trading Company, you’ll find everything from bird-skull earrings to cat face shoes. And of course, there are designer finds like black lace cocktail dresses perfect for your inner Morticia or 70s-era jackets that will bring out your inner high styling rebel.
7409 Melrose Ave
Grown-ups and little kids – or should we say little and big kids alike – are gonna love the Kigurumi costumes. Bats and red pandas are the top of the costume hit list for little ones; adults are going big for the Rave Cat, Lobster, and Rainbow Unicorn looks. Cuddly and fun, but not to be outdone in popularity: the silver Big Fat Alien mask. That could be all the interstellar costuming you need.
7320 ½ Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
There is something for everyone—every costume craving, every Halloween accessory – at the giant flea market of the fun and fashionably hip at Melrose Trading Post. Vintage cat suits? Yes. Tie-dyed T’s and scarves? Yes, again.
Melrose Trading Post
7850 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
This store’s tagline is “Every day is Halloween at Monster A Go Go,” and this time of year, what better place to find Kreepsville 666 tees, a black skull or Jack O Lantern necklace, Glampira handbag, or cherry skull shoulder tote bags? And as store staff relates, “Our Skeleton Girl dress is a best seller this year.”
7361 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
With fashions this sexy, this cutting edge, this ultimate costume destination might just give you a look you can play with all year long. But for Halloween? Leopard jackets? Swirling capes? Beaded bustier? Or, maybe it’s time A Star is Born – challenge your inner Gaga with the Gaga Dress you have to wear to believe.
Nathalia Gavira Black
7563 Melrose Avenue
Super vintage designer fashion creates great costuming: from evening gowns to goth to feather coats to sleek headgear and cool coats – it’s never wasteful to check out the future-past style here.
7428 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
Maybe you want to be a rock n’ roll star? Or may you already are. Either way Yonada has you covered with custom tees and jewelry. From The Beatles to Bowie to punk classics, wear your band for a funky, rocking Halloween.
7653 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046