The first rager was thrown atop a woolly mammoth, but when rampaging guests broke the trunk, parties weren't planned for another thousand years. Properly prepare for festivities with today's Groupon.for $35, you get $100 worth of costume rentals at Abracadabra Superstore.
The masters of disguise at Abracadabra Superstore stock their shelves with a wide variety of costumes, masks, and accessories. Jazz age flapper outfits ($65–$95) swing and shimmy on hangers, while superhero suits ($45–$75) grant wearers the ability to walk at moderate speeds and lift average amounts of weight. Aspiring lords, ladies, and wenches don medieval costumes ($85–$100) as a multitude of masks ($36+) cover faces during Halloween parties and witness protection mixers.
If you already have a costume idea when you walk into the Abracadabra Superstore, hold onto it tight, because you’re bound to second-guess yourself. The shop overflows with outfit options, which range from superheroes, such as Thor and She-Ra, to animals, cowboys, and flappers. Many of the costumes come in all-in-one kits that ensure you don’t forget important items, such as the Cat in the Hat’s iconic top hat, bow tie, and pair of latchkey kids.
Those who enjoy building their own disguises piece by piece will find everything they need, too. There’s a wealth of wigs and beards, jewelry and accessories, and professional makeup and gear, including application brushes, adhesives, and prosthetics. Professional makeup artists are also on hand to give your costume a touch of authenticity, which ensures your David Bowie doesn’t get mistaken for a Twilight vampire.
19 W 21st St.
Manhattan, New York 10010