Cluttered Closet's brimming shelves and well-stocked display cases hold a glittering assortment of vintage vestments and accouterments for men and women. Add a timeless update to well-loved wardrobes with jewelry pieces such as a pair of chunky, golden earrings or a bauble-strung necklace ($2–$100). Swathe skin in the billowing folds of a vintage dress ($15–$350) or rebel against casual Fridays with a sharply tailored tuxedo ($45–$70). An eclectic stash of stylish hats add a dash of elegance to hirsute heads, whereas new-to-you books ($2–$40) revamp comely corner bookshelves. Cluttered Closet adds new items nearly every day, so each visit presents vintage-istas with a rotating trove of treasures as unique as a snowman's fingerprint.
The Costume Depot garbs men, women, and kids in comic-book-, fantasy-, sci-fi-, and celebrity-themed outfits for Halloween parties or other costumed events. Strike fear into the hearts of evil-doers with a deluxe muscle-chest Green Lantern disguise ($54.95) or prove leadership credentials to unconvinced house cats with a full pharaoh ensemble ($26.99). Ladies decked out in a Lady Gaga tuxedo or coffin-queen get-up ($57.99) fit in with masquerading ghouls, and trick-or-treating little girls charm candy barons with a child's Cinderella costume ($19.95). Costume Depot's staff members stalk the store's aisles, eager to help patrons locate a desired costume or accessory or achieve a proper zombie accent by cramming their mouths full of raw turkey.
Built by renowned architect Ward Wellington Ward in 1910, Mohegan Manor?s recent renovations restored grandeur to the 100-year-old building. The manor's classic, rich menu and matching interior make it an ideal space for hosting wedding and union ceremonies, receptions, and parties. A main ballroom dazzles with a 22-foot domed ceiling, hardwood floors, and a 15'x30' mural painted with the first oils to extend a hand of friendship toward water. The four-story edifice also houses two traditional restaurants, Mohegan Manor and Club Sushi & Steaks. Live entertainment can be enjoyed on weekends at Club Sushi & Steaks.
Fantasy Fashions' knowledgeable staff fits guests into flirty undergarments and sexy costumes that range in size from 0 to 20. Soft silks and lace hug curves as guests show off voluptuous proportions in alluring corsets that fashion bodies into illusory timepieces. Flirty femmes can drape physiques in flattering, soft robes ($29.98–$49.98) and scintillating babydoll nightwear ($19.98–$49.98). Ankle tattoos depicting the periodic table vanish as gams dive into the silky webs of delicate hosiery ($6.98–$29.98), and matching bra-and-panty sets ($19.98–$39.98) ensure flattering under-outfits. Fantasy Fashions also gift wraps orders for free as an added perk.
A resilient, charitable small business that has survived a trial by fire, Bangles, Bags, & Bling stocks its 2,000-square-foot showroom with an eclectic inventory of fashionable frills. Shoppers can organize keys, wallets, and the library cards of alter egos in a black and white damask handbag ($17.99). Light beams glint off the crystal accents that dot a pair of antique gold-teardrop earrings ($10.99), illuminating lobes and the steady ticking hands of a silver-tone watch ($9.99). A polka-dotted fashion scarf ($6.99) exudes an air of couture when worn around necks on chilly days or as blindfolds during championship piñata tournaments.