Hamilton Operatic Costume Hire


Dressing up, having fun. We are your one stop costume hire shop!

Hamilton Operatic Society has been going for over 100 years and in that time many cast members have been dressed by the wonderful wardrobe team and now you have the opportunity to wear these costumes too!

We costume: parties, work conferences, themed events, business promotions, fund raisers, shows, performance, film and media, photography, and much more.


59 Clarence St, Hamilton
Phone: 07 839 3082
Email: wardrobe@hamiltonoperatic.co.nz
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We have lots of free parking

Costume hire by appointment only.

Please phone 07 839 3082

email wardrobe@hamiltonoperatic.co.nz

to book your appointment time. 



Time to throw a Party! - Party Theme Ideas

Click here to see a full list of party theme ideas

Planning a Corporate Event? (PDF)

  • Individual items and accessories can be hired separately
  • Bond required with every hire. Bonds are refunded upon return. *conditions apply
  • Hire prices include cleaning. (All items are cleaned by us upon their return).
  • Some specialty items may incur a drycleaning charge.
  • Party hirage is for up to one week (additional charges may apply for extended hire periods)

* bonds are refunded in full upon return of hired items in original condition by the due date. Damaged and lost items may incur a charge.

We accept: Cash, Eftpos, Visa, Mastercard and Cheque

Community Groups/Schools/Performance Groups/ Film and Media:

As part of our aim to assist the arts we offer special pricing for community groups including Schools, Theatre Groups, Performance Groups and Film and Media Groups, and Media Students. Hire is for up to one month.

Hire pricing for performance and community groups (PDF)

Costume Knowledge Checklist (PDF)

Cloth Hire:

We have an extensive collection of specialty cloths and backdrops for productions. Visit our Cloth Hire page for more information.