Reno Tahoe is home to various events that encourage you to express yourself and show off your fun and fabulous outfits. Burning Man, themed crawls and Halloween events are just a few of the popular events that are just more fun with a funky costume. Lucky for you, Reno is home to several locally-owned shops that can help you create the perfect ensemble. Stop by these shops to create the perfect, one-of-a-kind look.
A cornerstone of the Midtown District, Junkee Clothing Exchange is the perfect place to combine the old with the new. Their variety of vintage clothing and accessories (they have home decor too!) is outshone only by the quirky nature of the store itself. Have fun matching and mismatching pieces for a killer zombie costume or favorite decade theme.
From Burning Man and Halloween events, to themed parties and crawls, PolyEsther’s has what you need to stand out. PolyEsther’s Costume Boutique creates custom costumes to complete your unique look. Make your appointment today and start creating the perfectly-crafted costume.
The Melting Pot World Emporium in Midtown earns its reputation as Reno’s coolest counter culture store. A favorite stop for those heading to Burning Man, they are open year-round and are the perfect place to hunt for your next costume for any occasion. The Melting Pot has a selection of men’s and women’s clothing from around the world, with styles ranging from cutting-edge couture to casual, and everything in between. Put the finishing touches on your costume with their variety of accessories and makeup.
For those looking for a vintage-inspired costume, check out The Nest, west of downtown on Keystone Avenue. They carry high-quality items, meaning you can find things to perfectly pull together your Halloween costume, and then wear as a staple item the rest of the year!
Another vintage treasure trove is Golden Jackal on Virginia Street in Midtown. Chock full of plenty of styles from the 60s, 70s and 80s, including vintage denim and hand-crafted boots, as well as unique Reno-inspired pieces, you’re sure to find something to create the perfect ensemble.
Looking for more mature costume ideas? The Chocolate Walrus has a huge selection of costumes ranging from animal themes to fairy tale characters. Skunks and spiders never looked so good.