Buying a Fancy Dress Costume Online
So what do you need to know when buying fancy dress costumes online? There are a few things to keep in mind, and we are here to help!
So, what are the most important things to be aware of? Here are our top tips
1. Make sure you order with time to receive your costume
Most websites will indicated whether they are holding your costume in stock, or at least nearby. Some (like ours) will even give you an estimate on how many days it may take to ship or receive your costume.
If you want the best choice of costumes for a party or for Halloween, buy early! Don't leave it till the last minute!
2. Check the total costume cost before you buy
Make sure you look at the total cost of your costume and accessories before you buy. Sometimes you might find some hidden postage charges or handling fees when going through checkout. We try to make the choice easy on our site and offer free shipping to Australia customers, and discounted shipping (shown before checkout) for international customers.
3. Ensure your costume is original, branded and good quality
We wish we could educate every potential online shopper before they started browsing websites and eBay for costumes. The simple fact is that there are lots of sellers out there that have costumes that may look the same as the well known brands (in fact, they may use the same image) at maybe 1/2 the price. Often, this means the retailer is selling an illegitimate copy of a brand name product.
FashionforFun.com.au only sells quality brand name product, much of which is manufactured in the USA. Costume brands like Leg Avenue
and Elegant Moment
s ensure you get a fantastic costume that is hard wearing and warrantied!
4. Check costume sizing using online charts, and confirm
Make sure you can check costume size charts and confirm your own sizing to make sure you are buying a fancy dress outfit that will fit. A good idea is to call customer service if unsure, or at least order the larger of two sizes if you think you might be sized in between.
5. Buy secure, and check contact details
Of course you should also ensure that the site has great payment options, a phone number and ABN to ensure they are a legitimate business, and a secure checkout for any payment methods that might require it.
We hope this information is helpful to you. If you are looking for halloween costumes, fancy dress outfits or any sort of party costume we hope you will look at our range.