Children's Fancy Dress & Period Costumes

Here at the Dressing Up Box in Great Dunmow, Essex we have around 10,000 fancy dress costumes, accessories, wigs, shoes and hats. We have a huge selection for CHILDREN covering every period and theme you can think of!

Whether your child needs an outfit for Book Week, needs to be Tudor, Roman or Victorian for the day, needs an outfit for a themed party, wants to be a superhero or is simply dressing up for a party we can help.

We have a huge range of children’s costumes for variety of events and we can cater for ages 3 through to teenage years. We have added examples of a selection of costumes for different categories on this website however if you have a specific idea we can often build most costumes from scratch to your specific requirements,

Ages 3 through to teenagers

Animals, Characters, Decades, Storybook and Fairytale and many more

Children's Historical and School Trips - we have a full Range of Historical Periods including: Greeks and Romans, Saxons, Vikings, Normans - Medieval (Stansted Mountfitchet Castle), Tudor and Elizabethan (Kentwell Hall and Cressing Temple), Victorian and Edwardian (Braintree Museum and Colne Valley Railway), 1940's Evacuees (Duxford)

We have outfits for Children's Book Week, outfits from college essays, storybooks and FairyTale, from Disney, a full eange of Horrible Histories and we are able to put together a costume for almost any character.

Please contact us or call in to discuss your particular costume requirements - and remember, time permitting, we can make individual costumes too.

Stand out from the crowd with our quality fancy dress and period costumes!

We are currently updating this area of our website - we have the costumes, but at the moment not the photos….. in the meantime please email or phone for details.

With a stock of over 10,000 costumes it's simply not possible to display everything we have on our website but we can give you a taste.